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Burdock root vs. Cauliflower — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Burdock root and Cauliflower different?

  • Burdock root is higher in Magnesium, and Fiber, however, Cauliflower is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B5, and Choline.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Cauliflower is 50% higher.
  • Burdock root contains 3 times more Magnesium than Cauliflower. While Burdock root contains 38mg of Magnesium, Cauliflower contains only 15mg.

Burdock root, raw and Cauliflower, raw are the varieties used 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 +86.4%
Contains more Iron +90.5%
Contains more Magnesium +153.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.9%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Copper +97.4%
Contains more Manganese +49.7%
Contains more Selenium +16.7%
Equal in Potassium - 299
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 7% 16% 11% 19% 27% 4% 8% 14% 21% 4%
Contains more Calcium +86.4%
Contains more Iron +90.5%
Contains more Magnesium +153.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.9%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Copper +97.4%
Contains more Manganese +49.7%
Contains more Selenium +16.7%
Equal in Potassium - 299

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 E +375%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1506.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.8%
Contains more Folate +147.8%
Contains more Choline +278.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +868.8%
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% 2% 0% 161% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 43% 0% 25% 39%
Contains more Vitamin E +375%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1506.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.8%
Contains more Folate +147.8%
Contains more Choline +278.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +868.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +248.9%
Contains more Other +17.1%
Contains more Protein +25.5%
Contains more Fats +86.7%
Contains more Water +15%
17% 80%
Protein: 1.53 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 17.34 g
Water: 80.09 g
Other: 0.89 g
2% 5% 92%
Protein: 1.92 g
Fats: 0.28 g
Carbs: 4.97 g
Water: 92.07 g
Other: 0.76 g
Contains more Carbs +248.9%
Contains more Other +17.1%
Contains more Protein +25.5%
Contains more Fats +86.7%
Contains more Water +15%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -80.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +90.3%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.034
21% 31% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.037 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.059 g
67% 17% 16%
Saturated Fat: 0.13 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.034 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.031 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -80.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +90.3%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.034

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 Cauliflower
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Burdock root Cauliflower Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 2.97g Burdock root
Protein 1.53g 1.92g Cauliflower
Fats 0.15g 0.28g Cauliflower
Carbs 17.34g 4.97g Burdock root
Calories 72kcal 25kcal Burdock root
Fructose 0.97g Cauliflower
Sugar 2.9g 1.91g Cauliflower
Fiber 3.3g 2g Burdock root
Calcium 41mg 22mg Burdock root
Iron 0.8mg 0.42mg Burdock root
Magnesium 38mg 15mg Burdock root
Phosphorus 51mg 44mg Burdock root
Potassium 308mg 299mg Burdock root
Sodium 5mg 30mg Burdock root
Zinc 0.33mg 0.27mg Burdock root
Copper 0.077mg 0.039mg Burdock root
Manganese 0.232mg 0.155mg Burdock root
Selenium 0.7µg 0.6µg Burdock root
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.08mg Burdock root
Vitamin C 3mg 48.2mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.05mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.06mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.507mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B5 0.321mg 0.667mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.184mg Burdock root
Folate 23µg 57µg Cauliflower
Choline 11.7mg 44.3mg Cauliflower
Vitamin K 1.6µg 15.5µg Cauliflower
Tryptophan 0.006mg 0.02mg Cauliflower
Threonine 0.026mg 0.076mg Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.03mg 0.071mg Cauliflower
Leucine 0.032mg 0.106mg Cauliflower
Lysine 0.067mg 0.217mg Cauliflower
Methionine 0.009mg 0.02mg Cauliflower
Phenylalanine 0.033mg 0.065mg Cauliflower
Valine 0.033mg 0.125mg Cauliflower
Histidine 0.031mg 0.056mg Cauliflower
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.13g Burdock root
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037g 0.034g Burdock root
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059g 0.031g Burdock root
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.013g Cauliflower
Omega-3 - ALA 0.015g Cauliflower

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Burdock root Cauliflower
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
30%
Cauliflower
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Burdock root
13%
Cauliflower

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.99g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Burdock root
Burdock root contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Burdock root
Burdock root is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.105g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Burdock root
Burdock root is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Burdock root
Burdock root is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Burdock root
Burdock root is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Cauliflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169986/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.