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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
Gratin
5
:
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
3
:
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%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
30%
Gratin
20%
Brussels sprout
Carbohydrates
11%
Gratin
9%
Brussels sprout
Fats
35%
Gratin
1%
Brussels sprout

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
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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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Gratin
Gratin contains less Sugars (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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Gratin Brussels sprout Opinion
Calories 132 43 Gratin
Protein 5.06 3.38 Gratin
Fats 7.59 0.3 Gratin
Vitamin C 9.9 85 Brussels sprout
Carbs 11.27 8.95 Gratin
Cholesterol 23 0 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.64 1.4 Brussels sprout
Calcium 119 42 Gratin
Potassium 396 389 Gratin
Magnesium 20 23 Brussels sprout
Sugars 2.2 Gratin
Fiber 1.8 3.8 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.16 0.07 Gratin
Zinc 0.69 0.42 Gratin
Starch
Phosphorus 113 69 Gratin
Sodium 433 25 Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 264 754 Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.139 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.116 0.09 Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993 0.745 Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387 0.309 Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.174 0.219 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 Brussels sprout
Folate 11 61 Brussels sprout
Trans Fat 0 Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733 0.062 Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149 0.023 Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276 153 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.07 0.037 Gratin
Threonine 0.192 0.12 Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284 0.132 Gratin
Leucine 0.443 0.152 Gratin
Lysine 0.381 0.154 Gratin
Methionine 0.117 0.032 Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254 0.098 Gratin
Valine 0.325 0.155 Gratin
Histidine 0.151 0.076 Gratin
Fructose 0.93 Brussels sprout

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 of 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.