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Gratin vs Brussels sprout - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Gratin and Brussels sprout

  • Gratin has more Copper, and Calcium, while Brussels sprout has more Vitamin C, Folate, Iron, Fiber, and Manganese.
  • Brussels sprout's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 83% higher.
  • Brussels sprout contains 76 times less Saturated Fat than Gratin. Gratin contains 4.733g of Saturated Fat, while Brussels sprout contains 0.062g.

The food types used in this comparison are Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter and Brussels sprouts, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Copper +128.6%
Contains more Zinc +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.8%
Contains more Iron +118.8%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Equal in Potassium - 389
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 36% 35% 15% 54% 19% 49% 57%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Copper +128.6%
Contains more Zinc +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.8%
Contains more Iron +118.8%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Equal in Potassium - 389

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Gratin
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +758.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +185.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.9%
Contains more Folate +454.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 33% 16% 0% 0% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 0% 0% 9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 284% 46% 18% 0% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 0% 443% 46%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +758.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +185.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.9%
Contains more Folate +454.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Gratin Brussels sprout
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gratin Brussels sprout Opinion
Calories 132kcal 43kcal Gratin
Protein 5.06g 3.38g Gratin
Fats 7.59g 0.3g Gratin
Vitamin C 9.9mg 85mg Brussels sprout
Net carbs 9.47g 5.15g Gratin
Carbs 11.27g 8.95g Gratin
Cholesterol 23mg 0mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.64mg 1.4mg Brussels sprout
Calcium 119mg 42mg Gratin
Potassium 396mg 389mg Gratin
Magnesium 20mg 23mg Brussels sprout
Sugar g 2.2g Gratin
Fiber 1.8g 3.8g Brussels sprout
Copper 0.16mg 0.07mg Gratin
Zinc 0.69mg 0.42mg Gratin
Starch g g
Phosphorus 113mg 69mg Gratin
Sodium 433mg 25mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 264IU 754IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E mg 0.88mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.139mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.116mg 0.09mg Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993mg 0.745mg Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387mg 0.309mg Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.174mg 0.219mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 177µg Brussels sprout
Folate 11µg 61µg Brussels sprout
Trans Fat g 0g Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733g 0.062g Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149g 0.023g Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276g 153g Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.037mg Gratin
Threonine 0.192mg 0.12mg Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284mg 0.132mg Gratin
Leucine 0.443mg 0.152mg Gratin
Lysine 0.381mg 0.154mg Gratin
Methionine 0.117mg 0.032mg Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254mg 0.098mg Gratin
Valine 0.325mg 0.155mg Gratin
Histidine 0.151mg 0.076mg Gratin
Fructose g 0.93g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Gratin Brussels sprout
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
15
Gratin
81
Brussels sprout
Mineral Summary Score
36
Gratin
23
Brussels sprout

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
30%
Gratin
20%
Brussels sprout
Carbohydrates
11%
Gratin
9%
Brussels sprout
Fats
35%
Gratin
1%
Brussels sprout

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.2g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Gratin
Gratin is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 408mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.671g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in vitamins

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/nutrients
  2. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.