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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
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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%

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
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 the food
Protein
17%
Vegetable
20%
Brussels sprout
Carbohydrates
13%
Vegetable
9%
Brussels sprout
Fats
1%
Vegetable
1%
Brussels sprout

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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 of 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.