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Shallot vs Cauliflower - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Shallot and Cauliflower

  • Shallot has more Vitamin B6, Iron, Manganese, and Copper, however Cauliflower has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B5, Choline, and Folate.
  • Cauliflower's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 45% more.
  • Shallot has 3 times more Iron than Cauliflower. Shallot has 1.2mg of Iron, while Cauliflower has 0.42mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Shallots, raw and Cauliflower, 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 more Calcium +68.2%
Contains more Iron +185.7%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +11.7%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +48.1%
Contains more Copper +125.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 16% 11% 19% 27% 4% 8% 14%
Contains more Calcium +68.2%
Contains more Iron +185.7%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +11.7%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +48.1%
Contains more Copper +125.6%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +502.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +153.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130%
Contains more Folate +67.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1837.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 161% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 43% 0% 39%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +502.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +153.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130%
Contains more Folate +67.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1837.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shallot Cauliflower Opinion
Net carbs 13.6g 2.97g Shallot
Protein 2.5g 1.92g Shallot
Fats 0.1g 0.28g Cauliflower
Carbs 16.8g 4.97g Shallot
Calories 72kcal 25kcal Shallot
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.97g Cauliflower
Sugar 7.87g 1.91g Cauliflower
Fiber 3.2g 2g Shallot
Calcium 37mg 22mg Shallot
Iron 1.2mg 0.42mg Shallot
Magnesium 21mg 15mg Shallot
Phosphorus 60mg 44mg Shallot
Potassium 334mg 299mg Shallot
Sodium 12mg 30mg Shallot
Zinc 0.4mg 0.27mg Shallot
Copper 0.088mg 0.039mg Shallot
Vitamin A 4IU 0IU Shallot
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.08mg Cauliflower
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 48.2mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.05mg Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.06mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.507mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.667mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.345mg 0.184mg Shallot
Folate 34µg 57µg Cauliflower
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.8µg 15.5µg Cauliflower
Tryptophan 0.028mg 0.02mg Shallot
Threonine 0.098mg 0.076mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106mg 0.071mg Shallot
Leucine 0.149mg 0.106mg Shallot
Lysine 0.125mg 0.217mg Cauliflower
Methionine 0.027mg 0.02mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081mg 0.065mg Shallot
Valine 0.11mg 0.125mg Cauliflower
Histidine 0.043mg 0.056mg Cauliflower
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.13g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.034g Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.031g Shallot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Shallot Cauliflower
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
Shallot
30
Cauliflower
Mineral Summary Score
21
Shallot
13
Cauliflower

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
15%
Shallot
12%
Cauliflower
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
5%
Cauliflower
Fats
0%
Shallot
1%
Cauliflower

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.113g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Shallot
Shallot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.96g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower 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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/nutrients
  2. Cauliflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169986/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.