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Amaranth leaves vs. Burdock root — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Amaranth leaves and Burdock root?

  • Amaranth leaves are richer than Burdock root in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Manganese, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Vitamin B2, Copper, and Potassium.
  • Amaranth leaves' daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 949% more.

We used Amaranth leaves, raw and Burdock root, raw types in this article.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +424.4%
Contains more Iron +190%
Contains more Magnesium +44.7%
Contains more Potassium +98.4%
Contains more Zinc +172.7%
Contains more Copper +110.4%
Contains more Manganese +281.5%
Contains more Selenium +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Phosphorus - 51
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 65% 87% 40% 22% 54% 3% 25% 54% 116% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 30% 28% 22% 28% 1% 10% 26% 31% 4%
Contains more Calcium +424.4%
Contains more Iron +190%
Contains more Magnesium +44.7%
Contains more Potassium +98.4%
Contains more Zinc +172.7%
Contains more Copper +110.4%
Contains more Manganese +281.5%
Contains more Selenium +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Phosphorus - 51

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1343.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +426.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.3%
Contains more Folate +269.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +71150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +401.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 176% 0% 0% 145% 7% 37% 13% 4% 45% 64% 0% 0% 2850%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 8% 0% 10% 3% 7% 6% 20% 56% 18% 0% 7% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1343.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +426.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.3%
Contains more Folate +269.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +71150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +401.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +60.8%
Contains more Fats +120%
Contains more Water +14.5%
Contains more Other +68.5%
Contains more Carbs +331.3%
2% 4% 92%
Protein: 2.46 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 4.02 g
Water: 91.69 g
Other: 1.5 g
17% 80%
Protein: 1.53 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 17.34 g
Water: 80.09 g
Other: 0.89 g
Contains more Protein +60.8%
Contains more Fats +120%
Contains more Water +14.5%
Contains more Other +68.5%
Contains more Carbs +331.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +105.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +149.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -72.5%
29% 24% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.091 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.076 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.147 g
21% 31% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.037 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.059 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +105.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +149.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -72.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Amaranth leaves Burdock root
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Amaranth leaves Burdock root Opinion
Net carbs 4.02g 14.04g Burdock root
Protein 2.46g 1.53g Amaranth leaves
Fats 0.33g 0.15g Amaranth leaves
Carbs 4.02g 17.34g Burdock root
Calories 23kcal 72kcal Burdock root
Sugar 2.9g Amaranth leaves
Fiber 3.3g Burdock root
Calcium 215mg 41mg Amaranth leaves
Iron 2.32mg 0.8mg Amaranth leaves
Magnesium 55mg 38mg Amaranth leaves
Phosphorus 50mg 51mg Burdock root
Potassium 611mg 308mg Amaranth leaves
Sodium 20mg 5mg Burdock root
Zinc 0.9mg 0.33mg Amaranth leaves
Copper 0.162mg 0.077mg Amaranth leaves
Manganese 0.885mg 0.232mg Amaranth leaves
Selenium 0.9µg 0.7µg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin A 2917IU 0IU Amaranth leaves
Vitamin A RAE 146µg 0µg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin E 0.38mg Burdock root
Vitamin C 43.3mg 3mg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin B1 0.027mg 0.01mg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin B2 0.158mg 0.03mg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin B3 0.658mg 0.3mg Amaranth leaves
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.321mg Burdock root
Vitamin B6 0.192mg 0.24mg Burdock root
Folate 85µg 23µg Amaranth leaves
Choline 11.7mg Burdock root
Vitamin K 1140µg 1.6µg Amaranth leaves
Tryptophan 0.031mg 0.006mg Amaranth leaves
Threonine 0.099mg 0.026mg Amaranth leaves
Isoleucine 0.119mg 0.03mg Amaranth leaves
Leucine 0.195mg 0.032mg Amaranth leaves
Lysine 0.127mg 0.067mg Amaranth leaves
Methionine 0.036mg 0.009mg Amaranth leaves
Phenylalanine 0.133mg 0.033mg Amaranth leaves
Valine 0.137mg 0.033mg Amaranth leaves
Histidine 0.052mg 0.031mg Amaranth leaves
Saturated Fat 0.091g 0.025g Burdock root
Monounsaturated Fat 0.076g 0.037g Amaranth leaves
Polyunsaturated fat 0.147g 0.059g Amaranth leaves

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Amaranth leaves Burdock root
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
257%
Amaranth leaves
10%
Burdock root
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Amaranth leaves
19%
Burdock root

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Burdock root
Burdock root contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Burdock root
Burdock root is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.066g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Amaranth leaves
Amaranth leaves is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Amaranth leaves
Amaranth leaves is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Amaranth leaves - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168385/nutrients
  2. Burdock root - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169974/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.