Foodstruct Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Food Comparison | Glycemic Index Chart | Insulin Index Chart | Blog | Subscribe | Sign Up

Burdock root vs. Red leaf lettuce — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

Differences between Burdock root and Red leaf lettuce

  • Burdock root has more Vitamin B6, Fiber, Magnesium, and Copper, while Red leaf lettuce has more Vitamin K, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Red leaf lettuce's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 116% higher.
  • Red leaf lettuce contains 6 times less Sugar than Burdock root. Burdock root contains 2.9g of Sugar, while Red leaf lettuce contains 0.48g.

The food types used in this comparison are Burdock root, raw and Lettuce, red leaf, raw.

Infographic

Burdock root vs Red leaf lettuce infographic
Infographic link

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 +24.2%
Contains more Magnesium +216.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.1%
Contains more Potassium +64.7%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +65%
Contains more Copper +175%
Contains more Manganese +14.3%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Selenium +114.3%
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 10% 45% 9% 12% 17% 4% 6% 10% 27% 9%
Contains more Calcium +24.2%
Contains more Magnesium +216.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.1%
Contains more Potassium +64.7%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +65%
Contains more Copper +175%
Contains more Manganese +14.3%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Selenium +114.3%

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.
:
Contains more Vitamin E +153.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +122.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +540%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +156.7%
Contains more Folate +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +8668.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.321
Equal in Choline - 11.8
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 450% 3% 0% 13% 16% 18% 7% 9% 24% 27% 0% 7% 351%
Contains more Vitamin E +153.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +122.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +540%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +156.7%
Contains more Folate +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +8668.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.321
Equal in Choline - 11.8

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +15%
Contains more Carbs +667.3%
Contains more Other +61.8%
Contains more Fats +46.7%
Contains more Water +19.4%
17% 80%
Protein: 1.53 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 17.34 g
Water: 80.09 g
Other: 0.89 g
2% 96%
Protein: 1.33 g
Fats: 0.22 g
Carbs: 2.26 g
Water: 95.64 g
Other: 0.55 g
Contains more Protein +15%
Contains more Carbs +667.3%
Contains more Other +61.8%
Contains more Fats +46.7%
Contains more Water +19.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +640%
Contains less Saturated Fat -32%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +22%
21% 31% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.037 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.059 g
18% 5% 77%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.005 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.072 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +640%
Contains less Saturated Fat -32%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +22%

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 Red leaf lettuce
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Burdock root Red leaf lettuce Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 1.36g Burdock root
Protein 1.53g 1.33g Burdock root
Fats 0.15g 0.22g Red leaf lettuce
Carbs 17.34g 2.26g Burdock root
Calories 72kcal 16kcal Burdock root
Fructose 0.28g Red leaf lettuce
Sugar 2.9g 0.48g Red leaf lettuce
Fiber 3.3g 0.9g Burdock root
Calcium 41mg 33mg Burdock root
Iron 0.8mg 1.2mg Red leaf lettuce
Magnesium 38mg 12mg Burdock root
Phosphorus 51mg 28mg Burdock root
Potassium 308mg 187mg Burdock root
Sodium 5mg 25mg Burdock root
Zinc 0.33mg 0.2mg Burdock root
Copper 0.077mg 0.028mg Burdock root
Manganese 0.232mg 0.203mg Burdock root
Selenium 0.7µg 1.5µg Red leaf lettuce
Vitamin A 0IU 7492IU Red leaf lettuce
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 375µg Red leaf lettuce
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.15mg Burdock root
Vitamin C 3mg 3.7mg Red leaf lettuce
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.064mg Red leaf lettuce
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.077mg Red leaf lettuce
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.321mg Red leaf lettuce
Vitamin B5 0.321mg 0.144mg Burdock root
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.1mg Burdock root
Folate 23µg 36µg Red leaf lettuce
Choline 11.7mg 11.8mg Red leaf lettuce
Vitamin K 1.6µg 140.3µg Red leaf lettuce
Tryptophan 0.006mg 0.022mg Red leaf lettuce
Threonine 0.026mg 0.048mg Red leaf lettuce
Isoleucine 0.03mg 0.038mg Red leaf lettuce
Leucine 0.032mg 0.07mg Red leaf lettuce
Lysine 0.067mg 0.045mg Burdock root
Methionine 0.009mg 0.016mg Red leaf lettuce
Phenylalanine 0.033mg 0.067mg Red leaf lettuce
Valine 0.033mg 0.048mg Red leaf lettuce
Histidine 0.031mg 0.019mg Burdock root
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.017g Red leaf lettuce
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037g 0.005g Burdock root
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059g 0.072g Red leaf lettuce

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Burdock root Red leaf lettuce
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

People also compare

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
71%
Red leaf lettuce
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Burdock root
14%
Red leaf lettuce

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Red leaf lettuce
Red leaf lettuce is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.42g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red leaf lettuce
Red leaf lettuce is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Red leaf lettuce
Red leaf lettuce is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Burdock root
Burdock root contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Burdock root
Burdock root is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
?
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. Red leaf lettuce - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168431/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.