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Truffle vs Taro - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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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1
Taro
Contains more Iron +969.1%
Contains more Calcium +269.8%
Contains more Potassium +27.6%
Contains more Magnesium +151.5%
Contains more Zinc +473.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +119%
Contains less Sodium -68.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.172
Contains more Iron +969.1%
Contains more Calcium +269.8%
Contains more Potassium +27.6%
Contains more Magnesium +151.5%
Contains more Zinc +473.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +119%
Contains less Sodium -68.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.172

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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6
Taro
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3276%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +944.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +152.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3276%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +944.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +152.7%

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
23
Truffle
13
Taro
Mineral Summary Score
48
Truffle
19
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 the food
Protein
56%
Truffle
9%
Taro
Carbohydrates
73%
Truffle
26%
Taro
Fats
3%
Truffle
1%
Taro

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.
Truffle Taro
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price 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
Truffle 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 contains less Sugars?
Truffle
Truffle contains less Sugars (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.041g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Truffle
Truffle is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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 Truffle Taro Opinion
Calories 284 112 Truffle
Protein 9.25 1.5 Truffle
Fats 0.73 0.2 Truffle
Vitamin C 0 4.5 Taro
Carbs 73.01 26.46 Truffle
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.88 0.55 Truffle
Calcium 159 43 Truffle
Potassium 754 591 Truffle
Magnesium 83 33 Truffle
Sugars 0.4 Taro
Fiber 70.1 4.1 Truffle
Copper 0.183 0.172 Truffle
Zinc 1.32 0.23 Truffle
Starch
Phosphorus 184 84 Truffle
Sodium 35 11 Taro
Vitamin A 0 76 Taro
Vitamin E 2.38 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.095 Taro
Vitamin B2 0.844 0.025 Truffle
Vitamin B3 6.267 0.6 Truffle
Vitamin B5 0.481 0.303 Truffle
Vitamin B6 0.112 0.283 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1 Taro
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.041 Truffle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 Taro
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083 Taro
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
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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