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Burdock root vs. Potato — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Burdock root and Potato different?

  • Potato is higher than Burdock root in Vitamin C, Vitamin B3, Potassium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Burdock root contains 3 times more Calcium than Potato. Burdock root contains 41mg of Calcium, while Potato contains 15mg.
  • Potato is lower in Sugar.

Burdock root, raw and Potatoes, baked, flesh and skin, without salt types were 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 +173.3%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Selenium +75%
Contains more Iron +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.3%
Contains more Potassium +73.7%
Contains more Copper +53.2%
Equal in Zinc - 0.36
Equal in Manganese - 0.219
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 5% 41% 20% 30% 48% 2% 10% 40% 29% 3%
Contains more Calcium +173.3%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Selenium +75%
Contains more Iron +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.3%
Contains more Potassium +73.7%
Contains more Copper +53.2%
Equal in Zinc - 0.36
Equal in Manganese - 0.219

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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Potato
Contains more Vitamin E +850%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +220%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +540%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +370%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.6%
Contains more Folate +21.7%
Contains more Choline +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +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 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 1% 1% 0% 32% 16% 12% 27% 23% 72% 22% 0% 9% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +850%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +220%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +540%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +370%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.6%
Contains more Folate +21.7%
Contains more Choline +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +15.4%
Contains more Protein +63.4%
Contains more Carbs +22%
Contains more Other +49.4%
Equal in Water - 74.89
17% 80%
Protein: 1.53 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 17.34 g
Water: 80.09 g
Other: 0.89 g
3% 21% 75%
Protein: 2.5 g
Fats: 0.13 g
Carbs: 21.15 g
Water: 74.89 g
Other: 1.33 g
Contains more Fats +15.4%
Contains more Protein +63.4%
Contains more Carbs +22%
Contains more Other +49.4%
Equal in Water - 74.89

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -26.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1133.3%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.057
21% 31% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.037 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.059 g
36% 3% 61%
Saturated Fat: 0.034 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.003 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.057 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -26.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1133.3%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.057

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 Potato
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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Burdock root Potato Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 18.95g Potato
Protein 1.53g 2.5g Potato
Fats 0.15g 0.13g Burdock root
Carbs 17.34g 21.15g Potato
Calories 72kcal 93kcal Potato
Starch 17.27g Potato
Fructose 0.34g Potato
Sugar 2.9g 1.18g Potato
Fiber 3.3g 2.2g Burdock root
Calcium 41mg 15mg Burdock root
Iron 0.8mg 1.08mg Potato
Magnesium 38mg 28mg Burdock root
Phosphorus 51mg 70mg Potato
Potassium 308mg 535mg Potato
Sodium 5mg 10mg Burdock root
Zinc 0.33mg 0.36mg Potato
Copper 0.077mg 0.118mg Potato
Manganese 0.232mg 0.219mg Burdock root
Selenium 0.7µg 0.4µg Burdock root
Vitamin A 0IU 10IU Potato
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Potato
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.04mg Burdock root
Vitamin C 3mg 9.6mg Potato
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.064mg Potato
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.048mg Potato
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 1.41mg Potato
Vitamin B5 0.321mg 0.376mg Potato
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.311mg Potato
Folate 23µg 28µg Potato
Choline 11.7mg 14.8mg Potato
Vitamin K 1.6µg 2µg Potato
Tryptophan 0.006mg 0.025mg Potato
Threonine 0.026mg 0.081mg Potato
Isoleucine 0.03mg 0.08mg Potato
Leucine 0.032mg 0.119mg Potato
Lysine 0.067mg 0.13mg Potato
Methionine 0.009mg 0.038mg Potato
Phenylalanine 0.033mg 0.099mg Potato
Valine 0.033mg 0.125mg Potato
Histidine 0.031mg 0.042mg Potato
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.034g Burdock root
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037g 0.003g Burdock root
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059g 0.057g Burdock root

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Burdock root Potato
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
17%
Potato
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Burdock root
22%
Potato

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato
Potato is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.72g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato
Potato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Burdock root
Burdock root contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Burdock root
Burdock root is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Burdock root
Burdock root is lower in glycemic index (difference - 86)
Which food is cheaper?
Burdock root
Burdock root is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Burdock root - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169974/nutrients
  2. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170093/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.