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Welsh onion vs. Brussels sprout — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Welsh onion and Brussels sprout

  • Welsh onion has more Vitamin K, while Brussels sprout has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Fiber, and Potassium.
  • Brussels sprout's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 64% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Onions, welsh, raw 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -32%
Contains more Zinc +23.8%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Iron +14.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.8%
Contains more Potassium +83.5%
Contains more Manganese +146%
Contains more Selenium +166.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.07
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 46% 17% 22% 19% 3% 15% 24% 18% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24% 44% 9%
Contains less Sodium -32%
Contains more Zinc +23.8%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Iron +14.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.8%
Contains more Potassium +83.5%
Contains more Manganese +146%
Contains more Selenium +166.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.07

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 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +214.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +204.2%
Contains more Folate +281.3%
Contains more Choline +260.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin K - 177
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 70% 11% 0% 90% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 12% 0% 3% 484%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 11% 443%
Contains more Vitamin A +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +214.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +204.2%
Contains more Folate +281.3%
Contains more Choline +260.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin K - 177

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +33.3%
Contains more Protein +77.9%
Contains more Carbs +37.7%
Contains more Other +95.7%
Equal in Water - 86
2% 7% 91%
Protein: 1.9 g
Fats: 0.4 g
Carbs: 6.5 g
Water: 90.5 g
Other: 0.7 g
3% 9% 86%
Protein: 3.38 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 8.95 g
Water: 86 g
Other: 1.37 g
Contains more Fats +33.3%
Contains more Protein +77.9%
Contains more Carbs +37.7%
Contains more Other +95.7%
Equal in Water - 86

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +143.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +97976.9%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.062
24% 20% 56%
Saturated Fat: 0.067 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.056 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.156 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 0.062 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.023 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 153 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +143.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +97976.9%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.062

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Welsh onion Brussels sprout Opinion
Net carbs 4.1g 5.15g Brussels sprout
Protein 1.9g 3.38g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.4g 0.3g Welsh onion
Carbs 6.5g 8.95g Brussels sprout
Calories 34kcal 43kcal Brussels sprout
Fructose 0.93g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.18g 2.2g Welsh onion
Fiber 2.4g 3.8g Brussels sprout
Calcium 18mg 42mg Brussels sprout
Iron 1.22mg 1.4mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23mg 23mg
Phosphorus 49mg 69mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 212mg 389mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 17mg 25mg Welsh onion
Zinc 0.52mg 0.42mg Welsh onion
Copper 0.07mg 0.07mg
Manganese 0.137mg 0.337mg Brussels sprout
Selenium 0.6µg 1.6µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 1160IU 754IU Welsh onion
Vitamin A RAE 38µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.88mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 27mg 85mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.139mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.09mg
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.745mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.169mg 0.309mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.072mg 0.219mg Brussels sprout
Folate 16µg 61µg Brussels sprout
Choline 5.3mg 19.1mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin K 193.4µg 177µg Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.037mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.074mg 0.12mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.081mg 0.132mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.113mg 0.152mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.095mg 0.154mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.021mg 0.032mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.061mg 0.098mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.084mg 0.155mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.033mg 0.076mg Brussels sprout
Saturated Fat 0.067g 0.062g Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g 0.023g Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.156g 153g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Welsh onion Brussels sprout
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
57%
Welsh onion
76%
Brussels sprout
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Welsh onion
24%
Brussels sprout

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.02g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is cheaper?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in minerals
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)

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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.