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Rutabagas vs Taro - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Rutabagas and Taro

  • Rutabagas have more Vitamin C, however Taro is higher in Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Manganese, Potassium, and Fiber.
  • Rutabagas covers your daily need of Vitamin C 23% more than Taro.
  • Rutabagas have 11 times more Sugar than Taro. While Rutabagas have 4.46g of Sugar, Taro has only 0.4g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Rutabagas, raw and Taro, 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
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Taro
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Potassium +93.8%
Contains more Magnesium +65%
Contains more Copper +437.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.5%
Equal in Calcium - 43
Equal in Zinc - 0.23
Equal in Sodium - 11
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 13% 27% 15% 11% 7% 23% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 13% 53% 24% 58% 7% 36% 2%
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Potassium +93.8%
Contains more Magnesium +65%
Contains more Copper +437.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.5%
Equal in Calcium - 43
Equal in Zinc - 0.23
Equal in Sodium - 11

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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Taro
Contains more Vitamin C +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3700%
Contains more Vitamin E +693.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +89.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +183%
Contains more Vitamin K +233.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.095
Equal in Folate - 22
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 15% 5% 48% 0% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 0% 3% 17%
Contains more Vitamin C +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3700%
Contains more Vitamin E +693.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +89.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +183%
Contains more Vitamin K +233.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.095
Equal in Folate - 22

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
18
Taro
Mineral Summary Score
14
Rutabagas
26
Taro

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
9%
Taro
Carbohydrates
9%
Rutabagas
26%
Taro
Fats
1%
Rutabagas
1%
Taro

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 Taro
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Rutabagas Taro
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 is lower in Sugar?
Taro
Taro is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.06g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Taro
Taro is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Taro
Taro is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Taro
Taro is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
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 Taro Opinion
Calories 37 112 Taro
Protein 1.08 1.5 Taro
Fats 0.16 0.2 Taro
Vitamin C 25 4.5 Rutabagas
Net carbs 6.320000171661377 22.360000610351562 Taro
Carbs 8.62 26.46 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.44 0.55 Taro
Calcium 43 43
Potassium 305 591 Taro
Magnesium 20 33 Taro
Sugar 4.46 0.4 Taro
Fiber 2.3 4.1 Taro
Copper 0.032 0.172 Taro
Zinc 0.24 0.23 Rutabagas
Starch 0.4 Rutabagas
Phosphorus 53 84 Taro
Sodium 12 11 Taro
Vitamin A 2 76 Taro
Vitamin E 0.3 2.38 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.095 Taro
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.025 Rutabagas
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.6 Rutabagas
Vitamin B5 0.16 0.303 Taro
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.283 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 1 Taro
Folate 21 22 Taro
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.041 Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.016 Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088 0.083 Rutabagas
Tryptophan 0.023 Taro
Threonine 0.069 Taro
Isoleucine 0.054 Taro
Leucine 0.111 Taro
Lysine 0.067 Taro
Methionine 0.02 Taro
Phenylalanine 0.082 Taro
Valine 0.082 Taro
Histidine 0.034 Taro
Fructose 1.61 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. Taro - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169308/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.