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Kohlrabi vs Brussels sprout - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Kohlrabi and Brussels sprout different?

  • Kohlrabi is higher in Copper, however Brussels sprout is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Brussels sprout is 147% higher.
  • Kohlrabi contains 2 times more Copper than Brussels sprout. While Kohlrabi contains 0.129mg of Copper, Brussels sprout contains only 0.07mg.

Kohlrabi, raw and Brussels sprouts, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 Copper +84.3%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Potassium +11.1%
Contains more Magnesium +21.1%
Contains more Zinc +1300%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 8% 31% 14% 43% 1% 20% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Contains more Copper +84.3%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Potassium +11.1%
Contains more Magnesium +21.1%
Contains more Zinc +1300%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +37.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1994.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46%
Contains more Vitamin K +176900%
Contains more Folate +281.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 207% 3% 10% 0% 13% 5% 8% 10% 35% 0% 1% 12%
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 C +37.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1994.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46%
Contains more Vitamin K +176900%
Contains more Folate +281.3%

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
25
Kohlrabi
81
Brussels sprout
Mineral Summary Score
17
Kohlrabi
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
10%
Kohlrabi
20%
Brussels sprout
Carbohydrates
6%
Kohlrabi
9%
Brussels sprout
Fats
0%
Kohlrabi
1%
Brussels sprout

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.
Kohlrabi Brussels sprout
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Kohlrabi 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 Sodium?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.049g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kohlrabi Brussels sprout Opinion
Calories 27 43 Brussels sprout
Protein 1.7 3.38 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.1 0.3 Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 62 85 Brussels sprout
Carbs 6.2 8.95 Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 1.4 Brussels sprout
Calcium 24 42 Brussels sprout
Potassium 350 389 Brussels sprout
Magnesium 19 23 Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.6 2.2 Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.6 3.8 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.129 0.07 Kohlrabi
Zinc 0.03 0.42 Brussels sprout
Starch
Phosphorus 46 69 Brussels sprout
Sodium 20 25 Kohlrabi
Vitamin A 36 754 Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.48 0.88 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.139 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.09 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.745 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.165 0.309 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.15 0.219 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 177 Brussels sprout
Folate 16 61 Brussels sprout
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.013 0.062 Kohlrabi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.023 Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048 153 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.01 0.037 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.049 0.12 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.078 0.132 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.067 0.152 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.056 0.154 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.013 0.032 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.039 0.098 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.05 0.155 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.019 0.076 Brussels sprout
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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Kohlrabi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168424/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.