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Vegetable vs Taro - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Vegetable and Taro

  • Vegetable has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin K, and Vitamin B2, however Taro has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Potassium, and Copper.
  • Vegetable's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 23% more.
  • Vegetable has 24 times more Vitamin K than Taro. Vegetable has 23.5µg of Vitamin K, while Taro has 1µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Taro, 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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Taro
Contains more Iron +49.1%
Contains more Zinc +113%
Contains more Calcium +72%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.7%
Contains more Potassium +249.7%
Contains less Sodium -68.6%
Contains more Copper +107.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 21% 24% 36% 53% 2% 7% 58%
Contains more Iron +49.1%
Contains more Zinc +113%
Contains more Calcium +72%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.7%
Contains more Potassium +249.7%
Contains less Sodium -68.6%
Contains more Copper +107.2%

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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Taro
Contains more Vitamin A +5527.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +380%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +2250%
Contains more Vitamin E +526.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +282.4%
Contains more Folate +15.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 59%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 48% 0% 15% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 17% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +5527.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +380%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +2250%
Contains more Vitamin E +526.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +282.4%
Contains more Folate +15.8%

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 Taro
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Vegetable Taro Opinion
Net carbs 8.69g 22.36g Taro
Protein 2.86g 1.5g Vegetable
Fats 0.15g 0.2g Taro
Carbs 13.09g 26.46g Taro
Calories 65kcal 112kcal Taro
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.12g 0.4g Taro
Fiber 4.4g 4.1g Vegetable
Calcium 25mg 43mg Taro
Iron 0.82mg 0.55mg Vegetable
Magnesium 22mg 33mg Taro
Phosphorus 51mg 84mg Taro
Potassium 169mg 591mg Taro
Sodium 35mg 11mg Taro
Zinc 0.49mg 0.23mg Vegetable
Copper 0.083mg 0.172mg Taro
Vitamin A 4277IU 76IU Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38mg 2.38mg Taro
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.2mg 4.5mg Taro
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.095mg Taro
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.025mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.851mg 0.6mg Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.151mg 0.303mg Taro
Vitamin B6 0.074mg 0.283mg Taro
Folate 19µg 22µg Taro
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 23.5µg 1µg Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.029mg 0.023mg Vegetable
Threonine 0.115mg 0.069mg Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.054mg Vegetable
Leucine 0.19mg 0.111mg Vegetable
Lysine 0.17mg 0.067mg Vegetable
Methionine 0.034mg 0.02mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12mg 0.082mg Vegetable
Valine 0.149mg 0.082mg Vegetable
Histidine 0.073mg 0.034mg Vegetable
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.031g 0.041g Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.016g Taro
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072g 0.083g Taro

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Vegetable Taro
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
18
Taro
Mineral Summary Score
17
Vegetable
26
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 food.
Protein
17%
Vegetable
9%
Taro
Carbohydrates
13%
Vegetable
26%
Taro
Fats
1%
Vegetable
1%
Taro

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Taro
Taro is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.72g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Taro
Taro is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Taro - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169308/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.