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Vegetable vs. Beetroot — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Vegetable and Beetroot

  • Vegetable has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin K, Fiber, and Vitamin B2, however, Beetroot has more Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Vegetable is 24% higher.
  • Beetroot has 118 times less Vitamin K than Vegetable. Vegetable has 23.5µg of Vitamin K, while Beetroot has 0.2µg.
  • Vegetable is lower in Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Beets, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.5%
Contains less Sodium -55.1%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Copper +10.7%
Contains more Manganese +15.2%
Contains more Potassium +92.3%
Contains more Selenium +133.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.8
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.075
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28% 50% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 30% 17% 18% 29% 11% 10% 25% 43% 4%
Contains more Calcium +56.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.5%
Contains less Sodium -55.1%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Copper +10.7%
Contains more Manganese +15.2%
Contains more Potassium +92.3%
Contains more Selenium +133.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.8
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.075

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +12860.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +129%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +154.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.4%
Contains more Choline +301.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +11650%
Contains more Vitamin C +53.1%
Contains more Folate +473.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.067
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 14% 59%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 1% 0% 17% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 82% 0% 4% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +12860.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +129%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +154.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.4%
Contains more Choline +301.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +11650%
Contains more Vitamin C +53.1%
Contains more Folate +473.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.067

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +77.6%
Contains more Carbs +36.9%
Contains more Fats +13.3%
Contains more Other +61.2%
Equal in Water - 87.58
3% 13% 83%
Protein: 2.86 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 13.09 g
Water: 83.23 g
Other: 0.67 g
10% 88%
Protein: 1.61 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 9.56 g
Water: 87.58 g
Other: 1.08 g
Contains more Protein +77.6%
Contains more Carbs +36.9%
Contains more Fats +13.3%
Contains more Other +61.2%
Equal in Water - 87.58

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +20%
Contains less Saturated Fat -12.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +220%
27% 9% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.031 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.072 g
23% 27% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.032 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.06 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +20%
Contains less Saturated Fat -12.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +220%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Vegetable Beetroot
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Vegetable Beetroot Opinion
Net carbs 8.69g 6.76g Vegetable
Protein 2.86g 1.61g Vegetable
Fats 0.15g 0.17g Beetroot
Carbs 13.09g 9.56g Vegetable
Calories 65kcal 43kcal Vegetable
Sugar 3.12g 6.76g Vegetable
Fiber 4.4g 2.8g Vegetable
Calcium 25mg 16mg Vegetable
Iron 0.82mg 0.8mg Vegetable
Magnesium 22mg 23mg Beetroot
Phosphorus 51mg 40mg Vegetable
Potassium 169mg 325mg Beetroot
Sodium 35mg 78mg Vegetable
Zinc 0.49mg 0.35mg Vegetable
Copper 0.083mg 0.075mg Vegetable
Manganese 0.379mg 0.329mg Vegetable
Selenium 0.3µg 0.7µg Beetroot
Vitamin A 4277IU 33IU Vegetable
Vitamin A RAE 214µg 2µg Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.04mg Vegetable
Vitamin C 3.2mg 4.9mg Beetroot
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.031mg Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.04mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.851mg 0.334mg Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.151mg 0.155mg Beetroot
Vitamin B6 0.074mg 0.067mg Vegetable
Folate 19µg 109µg Beetroot
Choline 24.1mg 6mg Vegetable
Vitamin K 23.5µg 0.2µg Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.029mg 0.019mg Vegetable
Threonine 0.115mg 0.047mg Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.048mg Vegetable
Leucine 0.19mg 0.068mg Vegetable
Lysine 0.17mg 0.058mg Vegetable
Methionine 0.034mg 0.018mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12mg 0.046mg Vegetable
Valine 0.149mg 0.056mg Vegetable
Histidine 0.073mg 0.021mg Vegetable
Saturated Fat 0.031g 0.027g Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.032g Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072g 0.06g Vegetable

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Vegetable Beetroot
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Vegetable
12%
Beetroot
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Vegetable
19%
Beetroot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.64g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Vegetable
Vegetable contains less Sodium (difference - 43mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Vegetable
Vegetable is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/nutrients
  2. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/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.