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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, Vitamin K, and Vitamin B2, however Taro has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Potassium, and Copper.
  • Vegetable's daily need coverage for Vitamin A 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 Potassium +249.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +107.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.7%
Contains less Sodium -68.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 8% 15% 16% 28% 14% 22% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 13% 53% 24% 58% 7% 36% 2%
Contains more Iron +49.1%
Contains more Zinc +113%
Contains more Calcium +72%
Contains more Potassium +249.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +107.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.7%
Contains less Sodium -68.6%

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 C +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +526.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +282.4%
Contains more Folate +15.8%
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 15% 5% 48% 0% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 0% 3% 17%
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 C +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +526.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +282.4%
Contains more Folate +15.8%

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

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Vegetable 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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Vegetable Taro Opinion
Calories 65 112 Taro
Protein 2.86 1.5 Vegetable
Fats 0.15 0.2 Taro
Vitamin C 3.2 4.5 Taro
Net carbs 8.6899995803833 22.360000610351562 Taro
Carbs 13.09 26.46 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.82 0.55 Vegetable
Calcium 25 43 Taro
Potassium 169 591 Taro
Magnesium 22 33 Taro
Sugar 3.12 0.4 Taro
Fiber 4.4 4.1 Vegetable
Copper 0.083 0.172 Taro
Zinc 0.49 0.23 Vegetable
Starch
Phosphorus 51 84 Taro
Sodium 35 11 Taro
Vitamin A 4277 76 Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38 2.38 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.095 Taro
Vitamin B2 0.12 0.025 Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.851 0.6 Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.151 0.303 Taro
Vitamin B6 0.074 0.283 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 23.5 1 Vegetable
Folate 19 22 Taro
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.031 0.041 Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.016 Taro
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072 0.083 Taro
Tryptophan 0.029 0.023 Vegetable
Threonine 0.115 0.069 Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139 0.054 Vegetable
Leucine 0.19 0.111 Vegetable
Lysine 0.17 0.067 Vegetable
Methionine 0.034 0.02 Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12 0.082 Vegetable
Valine 0.149 0.082 Vegetable
Histidine 0.073 0.034 Vegetable
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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.