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Vegetable vs Brussels sprout - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Vegetable and Brussels sprout

  • Vegetable has more Vitamin A, however Brussels sprout has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Folate, Iron, Potassium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Brussels sprout's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 128% more.
  • Vegetable has 6 times more Vitamin A than Brussels sprout. Vegetable has 214µg of Vitamin A, while Brussels sprout has 38µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Brussels sprouts, 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 Copper +18.6%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Iron +70.7%
Contains more Calcium +68%
Contains more Potassium +130.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 8% 15% 16% 28% 14% 22% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Contains more Copper +18.6%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Iron +70.7%
Contains more Calcium +68%
Contains more Potassium +130.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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 +467.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +2556.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +195.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +653.2%
Contains more Folate +221.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 257% 8% 0% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 0% 59% 15%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 284% 46% 18% 0% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 0% 443% 46%
Contains more Vitamin A +467.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +2556.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +195.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +653.2%
Contains more Folate +221.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Vegetable Brussels sprout Opinion
Calories 65kcal 43kcal Vegetable
Protein 2.86g 3.38g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.15g 0.3g Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 3.2mg 85mg Brussels sprout
Net carbs 8.69g 5.15g Vegetable
Carbs 13.09g 8.95g Vegetable
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.82mg 1.4mg Brussels sprout
Calcium 25mg 42mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 169mg 389mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 22mg 23mg Brussels sprout
Sugar 3.12g 2.2g Brussels sprout
Fiber 4.4g 3.8g Vegetable
Copper 0.083mg 0.07mg Vegetable
Zinc 0.49mg 0.42mg Vegetable
Starch g g
Phosphorus 51mg 69mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 35mg 25mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 4277IU 754IU Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.88mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.139mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.09mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.851mg 0.745mg Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.151mg 0.309mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.074mg 0.219mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 23.5µg 177µg Brussels sprout
Folate 19µg 61µg Brussels sprout
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.031g 0.062g Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.023g Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072g 153g Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.029mg 0.037mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.115mg 0.12mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.132mg Vegetable
Leucine 0.19mg 0.152mg Vegetable
Lysine 0.17mg 0.154mg Vegetable
Methionine 0.034mg 0.032mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12mg 0.098mg Vegetable
Valine 0.149mg 0.155mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.073mg 0.076mg Brussels sprout
Fructose g 0.93g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Vegetable Brussels sprout
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
36
Vegetable
81
Brussels sprout
Mineral Summary Score
17
Vegetable
23
Brussels sprout

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
17%
Vegetable
20%
Brussels sprout
Carbohydrates
13%
Vegetable
9%
Brussels sprout
Fats
1%
Vegetable
1%
Brussels sprout

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/nutrients
  2. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.