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Rutabagas vs Brussels sprout - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Rutabagas and Brussels sprout

  • Rutabagas have less Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Folate, Vitamin B6, Manganese, Fiber, and Polyunsaturated fat than Brussels sprout.
  • Brussels sprout covers your daily need of Vitamin K 147% more than Rutabagas.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Rutabagas, raw 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 less Sodium -52%
Contains more Iron +218.2%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.2%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Copper +118.8%
Equal in Calcium - 42
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 17% 15% 23% 27% 2% 7% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Contains less Sodium -52%
Contains more Iron +218.2%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.2%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Copper +118.8%
Equal in Calcium - 42

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 A +37600%
Contains more Vitamin E +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +240%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +54.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +119%
Contains more Folate +190.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +58900%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.745
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 84% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 16% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
Contains more Vitamin A +37600%
Contains more Vitamin E +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +240%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +54.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +119%
Contains more Folate +190.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +58900%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.745

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 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rutabagas Brussels sprout Opinion
Net carbs 6.32g 5.15g Rutabagas
Protein 1.08g 3.38g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.16g 0.3g Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.62g 8.95g Brussels sprout
Calories 37kcal 43kcal Brussels sprout
Starch 0.4g g Rutabagas
Fructose 1.61g 0.93g Rutabagas
Sugar 4.46g 2.2g Brussels sprout
Fiber 2.3g 3.8g Brussels sprout
Calcium 43mg 42mg Rutabagas
Iron 0.44mg 1.4mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 20mg 23mg Brussels sprout
Phosphorus 53mg 69mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 305mg 389mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 12mg 25mg Rutabagas
Zinc 0.24mg 0.42mg Brussels sprout
Copper 0.032mg 0.07mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 2IU 754IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.88mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 25mg 85mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.139mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.09mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.745mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.16mg 0.309mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.219mg Brussels sprout
Folate 21µg 61µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 177µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan mg 0.037mg Brussels sprout
Threonine mg 0.12mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine mg 0.132mg Brussels sprout
Leucine mg 0.152mg Brussels sprout
Lysine mg 0.154mg Brussels sprout
Methionine mg 0.032mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine mg 0.098mg Brussels sprout
Valine mg 0.155mg Brussels sprout
Histidine mg 0.076mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.062g Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g 0.023g Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 153g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Rutabagas Brussels sprout
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
Rutabagas
81
Brussels sprout
Mineral Summary Score
14
Rutabagas
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
6%
Rutabagas
20%
Brussels sprout
Carbohydrates
9%
Rutabagas
9%
Brussels sprout
Fats
1%
Rutabagas
1%
Brussels sprout

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.035g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in glycemic index (difference - 72)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.26g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
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)

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. 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.