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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
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Contains more Zinc +30%
Contains more Calcium +105.6%
Contains more Potassium +57.5%
Contains more Copper +25.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.4%
Contains less Sodium -29.4%
Equal in Iron - 1.2
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 46% 6% 19% 17% 24% 15% 22% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 12% 30% 15% 30% 11% 26% 2%
Contains more Zinc +30%
Contains more Calcium +105.6%
Contains more Potassium +57.5%
Contains more Copper +25.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.4%
Contains less Sodium -29.4%
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 C +237.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +28900%
Contains more Vitamin E +1175%
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 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 27% 1% 1% 0% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 0% 2% 26%
Contains more Vitamin C +237.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +28900%
Contains more Vitamin E +1175%
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 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 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

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Welsh onion Shallot
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.