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Burdock root vs. Agar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Burdock root and Agar?

  • Agar is richer than Burdock root in Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Folate, Copper, Calcium, Vitamin B5, Zinc, Vitamin E , and Potassium.
  • Agar's daily need coverage for Iron is 258% more.

We used Burdock root, raw and Seaweed, agar, dried 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 less Sodium -95.1%
Contains more Calcium +1424.4%
Contains more Iron +2575%
Contains more Magnesium +1926.3%
Contains more Potassium +265.3%
Contains more Zinc +1657.6%
Contains more Copper +692.2%
Contains more Manganese +1753.4%
Contains more Selenium +957.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 52
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 30% 28% 22% 28% 1% 10% 26% 31% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 188% 803% 550% 23% 100% 14% 159% 204% 561% 41%
Contains less Sodium -95.1%
Contains more Calcium +1424.4%
Contains more Iron +2575%
Contains more Magnesium +1926.3%
Contains more Potassium +265.3%
Contains more Zinc +1657.6%
Contains more Copper +692.2%
Contains more Manganese +1753.4%
Contains more Selenium +957.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 52

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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Agar
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1215.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +640%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +840.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.3%
Contains more Folate +2421.7%
Contains more Choline +441%
Contains more Vitamin K +1425%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.01
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%
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% 100% 0% 0% 3% 52% 4% 182% 70% 435% 0% 35% 61%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1215.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +640%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +840.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.3%
Contains more Folate +2421.7%
Contains more Choline +441%
Contains more Vitamin K +1425%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.01

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +822.7%
Contains more Protein +305.9%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Carbs +366.4%
Contains more Other +341.6%
17% 80%
Protein: 1.53 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 17.34 g
Water: 80.09 g
Other: 0.89 g
6% 81% 9% 4%
Protein: 6.21 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 80.88 g
Water: 8.68 g
Other: 3.93 g
Contains more Water +822.7%
Contains more Protein +305.9%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Carbs +366.4%
Contains more Other +341.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -59%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +37%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +72.9%
21% 31% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.037 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.059 g
32% 14% 54%
Saturated Fat: 0.061 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.027 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.102 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -59%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +37%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +72.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Burdock root Agar Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 73.18g Agar
Protein 1.53g 6.21g Agar
Fats 0.15g 0.3g Agar
Carbs 17.34g 80.88g Agar
Calories 72kcal 306kcal Agar
Sugar 2.9g 2.97g Burdock root
Fiber 3.3g 7.7g Agar
Calcium 41mg 625mg Agar
Iron 0.8mg 21.4mg Agar
Magnesium 38mg 770mg Agar
Phosphorus 51mg 52mg Agar
Potassium 308mg 1125mg Agar
Sodium 5mg 102mg Burdock root
Zinc 0.33mg 5.8mg Agar
Copper 0.077mg 0.61mg Agar
Manganese 0.232mg 4.3mg Agar
Selenium 0.7µg 7.4µg Agar
Vitamin E 0.38mg 5mg Agar
Vitamin C 3mg 0mg Burdock root
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.01mg
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.222mg Agar
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.202mg Burdock root
Vitamin B5 0.321mg 3.018mg Agar
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.303mg Agar
Folate 23µg 580µg Agar
Choline 11.7mg 63.3mg Agar
Vitamin K 1.6µg 24.4µg Agar
Tryptophan 0.006mg Burdock root
Threonine 0.026mg Burdock root
Isoleucine 0.03mg Burdock root
Leucine 0.032mg Burdock root
Lysine 0.067mg Burdock root
Methionine 0.009mg Burdock root
Phenylalanine 0.033mg Burdock root
Valine 0.033mg Burdock root
Histidine 0.031mg Burdock root
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.061g Burdock root
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.087g Agar
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037g 0.027g Burdock root
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059g 0.102g Agar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Burdock root Agar
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
10%
Burdock root
72%
Agar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Burdock root
264%
Agar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Burdock root
Burdock root is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.07g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Burdock root
Burdock root contains less Sodium (difference - 97mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Burdock root
Burdock root is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.036g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Agar
Agar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Agar
Agar is relatively richer in vitamins
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 ($)

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. Burdock root - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169974/nutrients
  2. Agar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170090/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.