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Welsh onion vs Onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Welsh onion and Onion

  • Onion has less Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Welsh onion covers your daily Vitamin K needs 161% more than Onion.
  • Onion contains 26 times less Vitamin E than Welsh onion. Welsh onion contains 0.51mg of Vitamin E , while Onion contains 0.02mg.
  • Welsh onion has less Sugar.

Food varieties used in this article are Onions, welsh, raw and Onions, 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 Iron +481%
Contains more Potassium +45.2%
Contains more Magnesium +130%
Contains more Copper +79.5%
Contains more Zinc +205.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +69%
Contains more Calcium +27.8%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 46% 6% 19% 17% 24% 15% 22% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 7% 13% 8% 14% 5% 13% 1%
Contains more Iron +481%
Contains more Potassium +45.2%
Contains more Magnesium +130%
Contains more Copper +79.5%
Contains more Zinc +205.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +69%
Contains more Calcium +27.8%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%

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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Onion
Contains more Vitamin C +264.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +57900%
Contains more Vitamin E +2450%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +244.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +48250%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +18.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.046
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 90% 70% 11% 0% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 0% 484% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 25% 1% 1% 0% 12% 7% 3% 8% 28% 0% 1% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +264.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +57900%
Contains more Vitamin E +2450%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +244.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +48250%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +18.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.046

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
61
Welsh onion
8
Onion
Mineral Summary Score
18
Welsh onion
8
Onion

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
11%
Welsh onion
7%
Onion
Carbohydrates
7%
Welsh onion
9%
Onion
Fats
2%
Welsh onion
0%
Onion

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.
Welsh onion Onion
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

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Welsh onion Onion
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 richer in minerals?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.06g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Onion
Onion contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Onion
Onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Onion
Onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Welsh onion Onion Opinion
Calories 34 40 Onion
Protein 1.9 1.1 Welsh onion
Fats 0.4 0.1 Welsh onion
Vitamin C 27 7.4 Welsh onion
Carbs 6.5 9.34 Onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.22 0.21 Welsh onion
Calcium 18 23 Onion
Potassium 212 146 Welsh onion
Magnesium 23 10 Welsh onion
Sugar 2.18 4.24 Welsh onion
Fiber 2.4 1.7 Welsh onion
Copper 0.07 0.039 Welsh onion
Zinc 0.52 0.17 Welsh onion
Starch 0 Onion
Phosphorus 49 29 Welsh onion
Sodium 17 4 Onion
Vitamin A 1160 2 Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.51 0.02 Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.046 Welsh onion
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.027 Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.116 Welsh onion
Vitamin B5 0.169 0.123 Welsh onion
Vitamin B6 0.072 0.12 Onion
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 193.4 0.4 Welsh onion
Folate 16 19 Onion
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.067 0.042 Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056 0.013 Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.156 0.017 Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.021 0.014 Welsh onion
Threonine 0.074 0.021 Welsh onion
Isoleucine 0.081 0.014 Welsh onion
Leucine 0.113 0.025 Welsh onion
Lysine 0.095 0.039 Welsh onion
Methionine 0.021 0.002 Welsh onion
Phenylalanine 0.061 0.025 Welsh onion
Valine 0.084 0.021 Welsh onion
Histidine 0.033 0.014 Welsh onion
Fructose 1.29 Onion

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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/nutrients
  2. Onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170000/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.