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Taro vs Rutabagas - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Taro and Rutabagas

  • Taro has more Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Manganese, Potassium, and Fiber, however Rutabagas are higher in Vitamin C.
  • Rutabagas covers your daily need of Vitamin C 23% more than Taro.
  • Taro has 8 times more Vitamin E than Rutabagas. While Taro has 2.38mg of Vitamin E , Rutabagas have only 0.3mg.
  • Taro has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Taro, raw and Rutabagas, 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
Taro
6
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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 - 0.24
Equal in Sodium - 12
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 13% 53% 24% 58% 7% 36% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 13% 27% 15% 11% 7% 23% 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 - 0.24
Equal in Sodium - 12

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
Taro
7
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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%
Contains more Vitamin C +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
Equal in Folate - 21
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%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
Equal in Folate - 21

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.
Taro Rutabagas
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Taro Rutabagas Opinion
Calories 112kcal 37kcal Taro
Protein 1.5g 1.08g Taro
Fats 0.2g 0.16g Taro
Vitamin C 4.5mg 25mg Rutabagas
Net carbs 22.36g 6.32g Taro
Carbs 26.46g 8.62g Taro
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.55mg 0.44mg Taro
Calcium 43mg 43mg
Potassium 591mg 305mg Taro
Magnesium 33mg 20mg Taro
Sugar 0.4g 4.46g Taro
Fiber 4.1g 2.3g Taro
Copper 0.172mg 0.032mg Taro
Zinc 0.23mg 0.24mg Rutabagas
Starch g 0.4g Rutabagas
Phosphorus 84mg 53mg Taro
Sodium 11mg 12mg Taro
Vitamin A 76IU 2IU Taro
Vitamin E 2.38mg 0.3mg Taro
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.095mg 0.09mg Taro
Vitamin B2 0.025mg 0.04mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.7mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B5 0.303mg 0.16mg Taro
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.1mg Taro
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1µg 0.3µg Taro
Folate 22µg 21µg Taro
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.041g 0.027g Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.025g Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083g 0.088g Rutabagas
Tryptophan 0.023mg mg Taro
Threonine 0.069mg mg Taro
Isoleucine 0.054mg mg Taro
Leucine 0.111mg mg Taro
Lysine 0.067mg mg Taro
Methionine 0.02mg mg Taro
Phenylalanine 0.082mg mg Taro
Valine 0.082mg mg Taro
Histidine 0.034mg mg Taro
Fructose g 1.61g Rutabagas

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Taro Rutabagas
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
18
Taro
15
Rutabagas
Mineral Summary Score
26
Taro
14
Rutabagas

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
9%
Taro
6%
Rutabagas
Carbohydrates
26%
Taro
9%
Rutabagas
Fats
1%
Taro
1%
Rutabagas

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)

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. Taro - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169308/nutrients
  2. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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.