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Welsh onion vs Shallot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Welsh onion and Shallot

  • Welsh onion has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B2, however Shallot is richer in Vitamin B6, and Manganese.
  • Welsh onion covers your daily Vitamin K needs 161% more than Shallot.
  • Shallot has 5 times less Vitamin B2 than Welsh onion. Welsh onion has 0.09mg of Vitamin B2, while Shallot has 0.02mg.
  • Welsh onion contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Onions, welsh, raw and Shallots, 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 Zinc +30%
Contains more Calcium +105.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.4%
Contains more Potassium +57.5%
Contains less Sodium -29.4%
Contains more Copper +25.7%
Equal in Iron - 1.2
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 46% 17% 22% 19% 3% 15% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Contains more Zinc +30%
Contains more Calcium +105.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.4%
Contains more Potassium +57.5%
Contains less Sodium -29.4%
Contains more Copper +25.7%
Equal in Iron - 1.2
Equal in Magnesium - 21

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 +28900%
Contains more Vitamin E +1175%
Contains more Vitamin C +237.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +24075%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +379.2%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 70% 11% 0% 90% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 12% 0% 484%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +28900%
Contains more Vitamin E +1175%
Contains more Vitamin C +237.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +24075%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +379.2%
Contains more Folate +112.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Welsh onion Shallot Opinion
Net carbs 4.1g 13.6g Shallot
Protein 1.9g 2.5g Shallot
Fats 0.4g 0.1g Welsh onion
Carbs 6.5g 16.8g Shallot
Calories 34kcal 72kcal Shallot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.18g 7.87g Welsh onion
Fiber 2.4g 3.2g Shallot
Calcium 18mg 37mg Shallot
Iron 1.22mg 1.2mg Welsh onion
Magnesium 23mg 21mg Welsh onion
Phosphorus 49mg 60mg Shallot
Potassium 212mg 334mg Shallot
Sodium 17mg 12mg Shallot
Zinc 0.52mg 0.4mg Welsh onion
Copper 0.07mg 0.088mg Shallot
Vitamin A 1160IU 4IU Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.04mg Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 27mg 8mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.06mg Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.02mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.2mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B5 0.169mg 0.29mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.072mg 0.345mg Shallot
Folate 16µg 34µg Shallot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 193.4µg 0.8µg Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.028mg Shallot
Threonine 0.074mg 0.098mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.081mg 0.106mg Shallot
Leucine 0.113mg 0.149mg Shallot
Lysine 0.095mg 0.125mg Shallot
Methionine 0.021mg 0.027mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.061mg 0.081mg Shallot
Valine 0.084mg 0.11mg Shallot
Histidine 0.033mg 0.043mg Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.067g 0.017g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g 0.014g Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.156g 0.039g Welsh onion

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Welsh onion Shallot
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
61
Welsh onion
15
Shallot
Mineral Summary Score
18
Welsh onion
21
Shallot

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
15%
Shallot
Carbohydrates
7%
Welsh onion
17%
Shallot
Fats
2%
Welsh onion
0%
Shallot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.69g)
Which food is cheaper?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/nutrients
  2. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.