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Rutabagas vs Welsh onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Rutabagas and Welsh onion different?

  • Welsh onion is higher than Rutabagas in Vitamin K and Iron.
  • Welsh onion covers your daily need of Vitamin K 161% more than Rutabagas.
  • Rutabagas contain 3 times more Choline than Welsh onion. Rutabagas contain 14.1mg of Choline, while Welsh onion contains 5.3mg.
  • Welsh onion is lower in Sugars.

Rutabagas, raw and Onions, welsh, raw types were 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
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Contains more Calcium +138.9%
Contains more Potassium +43.9%
Contains less Sodium -29.4%
Contains more Iron +177.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Copper +118.8%
Contains more Zinc +116.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 49
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 13% 27% 15% 11% 7% 23% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 46% 6% 19% 17% 24% 15% 22% 3%
Contains more Calcium +138.9%
Contains more Potassium +43.9%
Contains less Sodium -29.4%
Contains more Iron +177.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Copper +118.8%
Contains more Zinc +116.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 49

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 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.9%
Contains more Folate +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +57900%
Contains more Vitamin E +70%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +64366.7%
Equal in Vitamin C - 27
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.169
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 90% 70% 11% 0% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 0% 484% 12%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.9%
Contains more Folate +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +57900%
Contains more Vitamin E +70%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +64366.7%
Equal in Vitamin C - 27
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.169

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
Rutabagas
61
Welsh onion
Mineral Summary Score
14
Rutabagas
18
Welsh onion

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
6%
Rutabagas
11%
Welsh onion
Carbohydrates
9%
Rutabagas
7%
Welsh onion
Fats
1%
Rutabagas
2%
Welsh onion

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.
Rutabagas Welsh onion
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Rutabagas Welsh onion
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?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion contains less Sugars (difference - 2.28g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is cheaper?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Rutabagas Welsh onion Opinion
Calories 37 34 Rutabagas
Protein 1.08 1.9 Welsh onion
Fats 0.16 0.4 Welsh onion
Vitamin C 25 27 Welsh onion
Carbs 8.62 6.5 Rutabagas
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.44 1.22 Welsh onion
Calcium 43 18 Rutabagas
Potassium 305 212 Rutabagas
Magnesium 20 23 Welsh onion
Sugars 4.46 2.18 Welsh onion
Fiber 2.3 2.4 Welsh onion
Copper 0.032 0.07 Welsh onion
Zinc 0.24 0.52 Welsh onion
Starch 0.4 Rutabagas
Phosphorus 53 49 Rutabagas
Sodium 12 17 Rutabagas
Vitamin A 2 1160 Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.3 0.51 Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.05 Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.09 Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.4 Rutabagas
Vitamin B5 0.16 0.169 Welsh onion
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.072 Rutabagas
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 193.4 Welsh onion
Folate 21 16 Rutabagas
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.067 Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.056 Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088 0.156 Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.021 Welsh onion
Threonine 0.074 Welsh onion
Isoleucine 0.081 Welsh onion
Leucine 0.113 Welsh onion
Lysine 0.095 Welsh onion
Methionine 0.021 Welsh onion
Phenylalanine 0.061 Welsh onion
Valine 0.084 Welsh onion
Histidine 0.033 Welsh onion
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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.