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Burdock root vs. Purslane — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Burdock root and Purslane

  • Burdock root has more Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5, while Purslane has more Vitamin C, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, and Potassium.
  • Purslane's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 20% higher.
  • Purslane contains 9 times less Vitamin B5 than Burdock root. Burdock root contains 0.321mg of Vitamin B5, while Purslane contains 0.036mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Burdock root, raw and Purslane, raw.

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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 Phosphorus +15.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +94.1%
Contains more Calcium +58.5%
Contains more Iron +148.8%
Contains more Magnesium +78.9%
Contains more Potassium +60.4%
Contains more Copper +46.8%
Contains more Manganese +30.6%
Contains more Selenium +28.6%
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 20% 75% 49% 19% 44% 6% 5% 38% 40% 5%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +94.1%
Contains more Calcium +58.5%
Contains more Iron +148.8%
Contains more Magnesium +78.9%
Contains more Potassium +60.4%
Contains more Copper +46.8%
Contains more Manganese +30.6%
Contains more Selenium +28.6%

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 B5 +791.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +228.8%
Contains more Folate +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +370%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +273.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60%
Equal in Choline - 12.8
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 80% 0% 0% 70% 12% 26% 9% 3% 17% 9% 0% 7% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +791.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +228.8%
Contains more Folate +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +370%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +273.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60%
Equal in Choline - 12.8

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +411.5%
Contains more Protein +32.7%
Contains more Fats +140%
Contains more Water +15.9%
Contains more Other +52.8%
17% 80%
Protein: 1.53 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 17.34 g
Water: 80.09 g
Other: 0.89 g
2% 3% 93%
Protein: 2.03 g
Fats: 0.36 g
Carbs: 3.39 g
Water: 92.86 g
Other: 1.36 g
Contains more Carbs +411.5%
Contains more Protein +32.7%
Contains more Fats +140%
Contains more Water +15.9%
Contains more Other +52.8%

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 Purslane
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Burdock root Purslane Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 3.39g Burdock root
Protein 1.53g 2.03g Purslane
Fats 0.15g 0.36g Purslane
Carbs 17.34g 3.39g Burdock root
Calories 72kcal 20kcal Burdock root
Sugar 2.9g Purslane
Fiber 3.3g Burdock root
Calcium 41mg 65mg Purslane
Iron 0.8mg 1.99mg Purslane
Magnesium 38mg 68mg Purslane
Phosphorus 51mg 44mg Burdock root
Potassium 308mg 494mg Purslane
Sodium 5mg 45mg Burdock root
Zinc 0.33mg 0.17mg Burdock root
Copper 0.077mg 0.113mg Purslane
Manganese 0.232mg 0.303mg Purslane
Selenium 0.7µg 0.9µg Purslane
Vitamin A 0IU 1320IU Purslane
Vitamin E 0.38mg Burdock root
Vitamin C 3mg 21mg Purslane
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.047mg Purslane
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.112mg Purslane
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.48mg Purslane
Vitamin B5 0.321mg 0.036mg Burdock root
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.073mg Burdock root
Folate 23µg 12µg Burdock root
Choline 11.7mg 12.8mg Purslane
Vitamin K 1.6µg Burdock root
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 Purslane
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037g Burdock root
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059g Burdock root

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Burdock root Purslane
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
18%
Purslane
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Burdock root
30%
Purslane

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Purslane
Purslane is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Purslane
Purslane is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Purslane
Purslane is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Burdock root
Burdock root contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
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. Burdock root - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169974/nutrients
  2. Purslane - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169274/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.