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Shallot vs Vegetable - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Shallot and Vegetable

  • Shallot has more Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C, while Vegetable has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin K, and Vitamin B2.
  • Vegetable's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 24% higher.
  • Vegetable contains 5 times less Vitamin B6 than Shallot. Shallot contains 0.345mg of Vitamin B6, while Vegetable contains 0.074mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Shallots, raw and Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt.

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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 +48%
Contains more Iron +46.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Contains more Potassium +97.6%
Contains less Sodium -65.7%
Contains more Zinc +22.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Copper - 0.083
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28%
Contains more Calcium +48%
Contains more Iron +46.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Contains more Potassium +97.6%
Contains less Sodium -65.7%
Contains more Zinc +22.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Copper - 0.083

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 C +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +366.2%
Contains more Folate +78.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +106825%
Contains more Vitamin E +850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +325.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2837.5%
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 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 59%
Contains more Vitamin C +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +366.2%
Contains more Folate +78.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +106825%
Contains more Vitamin E +850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +325.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2837.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shallot Vegetable Opinion
Net carbs 13.6g 8.69g Shallot
Protein 2.5g 2.86g Vegetable
Fats 0.1g 0.15g Vegetable
Carbs 16.8g 13.09g Shallot
Calories 72kcal 65kcal Shallot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 7.87g 3.12g Vegetable
Fiber 3.2g 4.4g Vegetable
Calcium 37mg 25mg Shallot
Iron 1.2mg 0.82mg Shallot
Magnesium 21mg 22mg Vegetable
Phosphorus 60mg 51mg Shallot
Potassium 334mg 169mg Shallot
Sodium 12mg 35mg Shallot
Zinc 0.4mg 0.49mg Vegetable
Copper 0.088mg 0.083mg Shallot
Vitamin A 4IU 4277IU Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.38mg Vegetable
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 3.2mg Shallot
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.071mg Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.12mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.851mg Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.151mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.345mg 0.074mg Shallot
Folate 34µg 19µg Shallot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.8µg 23.5µg Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.028mg 0.029mg Vegetable
Threonine 0.098mg 0.115mg Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.106mg 0.139mg Vegetable
Leucine 0.149mg 0.19mg Vegetable
Lysine 0.125mg 0.17mg Vegetable
Methionine 0.027mg 0.034mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.081mg 0.12mg Vegetable
Valine 0.11mg 0.149mg Vegetable
Histidine 0.043mg 0.073mg Vegetable
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.031g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.01g Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.072g Vegetable

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Shallot Vegetable
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
36
Vegetable
Mineral Summary Score
21
Shallot
17
Vegetable

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
17%
Vegetable
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
13%
Vegetable
Fats
0%
Shallot
1%
Vegetable

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.75g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is cheaper?
Shallot
Shallot is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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 stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.