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Rutabagas vs Broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Rutabagas and Broccoli

  • Rutabagas have less Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B6.
  • Broccoli covers your daily Vitamin K needs 84% more than Rutabagas.
  • Broccoli contains 3 times less Sugar than Rutabagas. Rutabagas contain 4.46g of Sugar, while Broccoli contains 1.7g.

Food varieties used in this article are Rutabagas, raw and Broccoli, 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 less Sodium -63.6%
Contains more Iron +65.9%
Contains more Copper +53.1%
Contains more Zinc +70.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.5%
Equal in Calcium - 47
Equal in Potassium - 316
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 13% 27% 15% 11% 7% 23% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 28% 15% 17% 12% 29% 5%
Contains less Sodium -63.6%
Contains more Iron +65.9%
Contains more Copper +53.1%
Contains more Zinc +70.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.5%
Equal in Calcium - 47
Equal in Potassium - 316
Equal in Magnesium - 21

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 B1 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +256.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +31050%
Contains more Vitamin E +160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +258.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%
Contains more Vitamin K +33766.7%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.639
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 84% 1% 6% 0% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 0% 1% 16%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 298% 38% 16% 0% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 0% 254% 48%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +256.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +31050%
Contains more Vitamin E +160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +258.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%
Contains more Vitamin K +33766.7%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.639

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
Rutabagas
65
Broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
14
Rutabagas
18
Broccoli

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
6%
Rutabagas
17%
Broccoli
Carbohydrates
9%
Rutabagas
7%
Broccoli
Fats
1%
Rutabagas
2%
Broccoli

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.
Rutabagas Broccoli
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Rutabagas Broccoli
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?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.76g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is cheaper?
Broccoli
Broccoli is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli 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 Rutabagas Broccoli Opinion
Calories 37 34 Rutabagas
Protein 1.08 2.82 Broccoli
Fats 0.16 0.37 Broccoli
Vitamin C 25 89.2 Broccoli
Net carbs 6.320000171661377 4.039999961853027 Rutabagas
Carbs 8.62 6.64 Rutabagas
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.44 0.73 Broccoli
Calcium 43 47 Broccoli
Potassium 305 316 Broccoli
Magnesium 20 21 Broccoli
Sugar 4.46 1.7 Broccoli
Fiber 2.3 2.6 Broccoli
Copper 0.032 0.049 Broccoli
Zinc 0.24 0.41 Broccoli
Starch 0.4 0 Rutabagas
Phosphorus 53 66 Broccoli
Sodium 12 33 Rutabagas
Vitamin A 2 623 Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.3 0.78 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.071 Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.117 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.639 Rutabagas
Vitamin B5 0.16 0.573 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.175 Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 101.6 Broccoli
Folate 21 63 Broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.039 Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.011 Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088 0.038 Rutabagas
Tryptophan 0.033 Broccoli
Threonine 0.088 Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079 Broccoli
Leucine 0.129 Broccoli
Lysine 0.135 Broccoli
Methionine 0.038 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117 Broccoli
Valine 0.125 Broccoli
Histidine 0.059 Broccoli
Fructose 1.61 0.68 Rutabagas

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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/nutrients
  2. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.