Mayonnaise vs. Brussels Sprouts

Nutrition comparison of Mayonnaise and Brussels Sprouts


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

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

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

  • Both brussels sprouts and mayonnaise are high in Vitamin K.
  • Brussels sprout has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, mayonnaise contains more Vitamin B12.
  • Brussels sprout is a great source of calcium.
  • Brussels sprout is an excellent source of Vitamin C, dietary fiber and potassium.
  • Mayonnaise has 14.7 times less carbohydrates than brussels sprout.
Detailed nutritional comparison of mayonnaise 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: Mayonnaise (Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular) 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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Mayonnaise is high in calories and brussels sprout has 94% less calories than mayonnaise - brussels sprout has 43 calories per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 680 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, mayonnaise is much lighter in protein, much lighter in carbs and much heavier in fat compared to brussels sprouts per calorie. Mayonnaise has a macronutrient ratio of 1:0:99 and for brussels sprouts, 26:68:6 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Mayonnaise Brussels Sprouts
Protein 1% 26%
Carbohydrates ~ 68%
Fat 99% 6%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Mayonnaise has 14.7 times less carbohydrates than brussels sprout - brussels sprout has 9g of total carbs per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.57g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Brussels sprout is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than mayonnaise - brussels sprout has 3.8g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and mayonnaise does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Brussels sprouts and mayonnaise contain similar amounts of sugar - brussels sprout has 2.2g of sugar per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.57g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Brussels sprout has 252% more protein than mayonnaise - brussels sprout has 3.4g of protein per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.96g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Mayonnaise is high in saturated fat and brussels sprout has 99% less saturated fat than mayonnaise - brussels sprout has 0.06g of saturated fat per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 11.7g of saturated fat.

trans fat

Both mayonnaise and brussels sprouts are low in trans fat - mayonnaise has 0.19g of trans fat per 100 grams and brussels sprout does not contain significant amounts.

cholesterol

Brussels sprout has less cholesterol than mayonnaise - mayonnaise has 42mg of cholesterol per 100 grams and brussels sprout does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Brussels sprout is an excellent source of Vitamin C and it has more Vitamin C than mayonnaise - brussels sprout has 85mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and mayonnaise does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Brussels sprout has 138% more Vitamin A than mayonnaise - brussels sprout has 38ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 16ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin D

Mayonnaise has more Vitamin D than brussels sprout - mayonnaise has 7iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and brussels sprout does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Mayonnaise has 273% more Vitamin E than brussels sprout - brussels sprout has 0.88mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 3.3mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Both brussels sprouts and mayonnaise are high in Vitamin K. Brussels sprout has a little more Vitamin K (9%) than mayonnaise by weight - brussels sprout has 177ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 163ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Brussels sprout has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, mayonnaise contains more Vitamin B12. Both mayonnaise and brussels sprouts contain significant amounts of pantothenic acid.

Mayonnaise Brussels Sprouts
Thiamin 0.01 MG 0.139 MG
Riboflavin 0.019 MG 0.09 MG
Niacin ~ 0.745 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.172 MG 0.309 MG
Vitamin B6 0.008 MG 0.219 MG
Folate 5 UG 61 UG
Vitamin B12 0.12 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Brussels sprout is a great source of calcium and it has 425% more calcium than mayonnaise - brussels sprout has 42mg of calcium per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 8mg of calcium.

iron

Brussels sprout has 567% more iron than mayonnaise - brussels sprout has 1.4mg of iron per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.21mg of iron.

potassium

Brussels sprout is an excellent source of potassium and it has 18 times more potassium than mayonnaise - brussels sprout has 389mg of potassium per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 20mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

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,

Mayonnaise Brussels Sprouts
beta-carotene 6 UG 450 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 12 UG 1590 UG
alpha-carotene ~ 6 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, mayonnaise has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than brussels sprout per 100 grams.

Mayonnaise Brussels Sprouts
alpha linoleic acid 5.456 G 0.099 G
DHA 0.005 G ~
Total 5.461 G 0.099 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, mayonnaise has more linoleic acid than brussels sprout per 100 grams.

Mayonnaise Brussels Sprouts
other omega 6 0.05 G 0.001 G
linoleic acid 39.146 G 0.045 G
Total 39.196 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: Mayonnaise (Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular) and Brussels Sprouts (Brussels sprouts, raw) .

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