Strawberries vs. Brussels Sprouts

Nutrition comparison of Strawberries and Brussels Sprouts


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of strawberries versus brussels sprouts (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in strawberries and brussels sprouts:

  • Both strawberries and brussels sprouts are high in Vitamin C.
  • Brussels sprout has more thiamin, riboflavin, Vitamin B6 and folate.
  • Brussels sprout is a great source of calcium.
  • Brussels sprout is an excellent source of Vitamin K, dietary fiber and potassium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of strawberries and brussels sprouts is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Strawberries (Strawberries, raw) and Brussels Sprouts (Brussels sprouts, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Strawberries and brussels sprouts contain similar amounts of calories - strawberry has 32 calories per 100 grams and brussels sprout has 43 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, strawberries is lighter in protein, heavier in carbs and similar to brussels sprouts for fat. Strawberries has a macronutrient ratio of 7:85:8 and for brussels sprouts, 26:68:6 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Strawberries Brussels Sprouts
Protein 7% 26%
Carbohydrates 85% 68%
Fat 8% 6%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Strawberries and brussels sprouts contain similar amounts carbs - strawberry has 7.7g of total carbs per 100 grams and brussels sprout has 9g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Brussels sprout is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has 90% more dietary fiber than strawberry - strawberry has 2g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and brussels sprout has 3.8g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Strawberries and brussels sprouts contain similar amounts of sugar - strawberry has 4.9g of sugar per 100 grams and brussels sprout has 2.2g of sugar.



Protein

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Brussels sprout has 404% more protein than strawberry - strawberry has 0.67g of protein per 100 grams and brussels sprout has 3.4g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both strawberries and brussels sprouts are low in saturated fat - strawberry has 0.02g of saturated fat per 100 grams and brussels sprout has 0.06g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Both strawberries and brussels sprouts are high in Vitamin C. Brussels sprout has 45% more Vitamin C than strawberry - strawberry has 58.8mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and brussels sprout has 85mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Brussels sprout has 37 times more Vitamin A than strawberry - strawberry has 1ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and brussels sprout has 38ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Strawberries and brussels sprouts contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - strawberry has 0.29mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and brussels sprout has 0.88mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Brussels sprout is an excellent source of Vitamin K and it has 79 times more Vitamin K than strawberry - strawberry has 2.2ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and brussels sprout has 177ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Brussels sprout has more thiamin, riboflavin, Vitamin B6 and folate. Both strawberries and brussels sprouts contain significant amounts of niacin and pantothenic acid.

Strawberries Brussels Sprouts
Thiamin 0.024 MG 0.139 MG
Riboflavin 0.022 MG 0.09 MG
Niacin 0.386 MG 0.745 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.125 MG 0.309 MG
Vitamin B6 0.047 MG 0.219 MG
Folate 24 UG 61 UG

Minerals

calcium

Brussels sprout is a great source of calcium and it has 163% more calcium than strawberry - strawberry has 16mg of calcium per 100 grams and brussels sprout has 42mg of calcium.

iron

Brussels sprout has 241% more iron than strawberry - strawberry has 0.41mg of iron per 100 grams and brussels sprout has 1.4mg of iron.

potassium

Brussels sprout is an excellent source of potassium and it has 154% more potassium than strawberry - strawberry has 153mg of potassium per 100 grams and brussels sprout has 389mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

flavonoids

Naturally occuring in fruits and vegetables, flavonoids are associated with many health benefits and used in a variety of medicinal and pharmaceutical applications. [2][3]

For specific flavonoid compounds, both strawberries and brussels sprouts contain significant amounts of kaempferol and quercetin.

Strawberries Brussels Sprouts
kaempferol 0.5 mg 0.86 mg
myricetin 0.04 mg ~
Quercetin 1.11 mg 1.92 mg
luteolin ~ 0.33 mg

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids,

Strawberries Brussels Sprouts
beta-carotene 7 UG 450 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 26 UG 1590 UG
alpha-carotene ~ 6 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, both strawberries and brussels sprouts contain significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid (ALA).

Strawberries Brussels Sprouts
alpha linoleic acid 0.065 G 0.099 G
Total 0.065 G 0.099 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, both strawberries and brussels sprouts contain significant amounts of linoleic acid.

Strawberries Brussels Sprouts
linoleic acid 0.09 G 0.045 G
other omega 6 ~ 0.001 G
Total 0.09 G 0.046 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Strawberries (Strawberries, raw) and Brussels Sprouts (Brussels sprouts, raw) .

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