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Burdock root vs. Salsify raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Burdock root and Salsify raw

  • Burdock root contains less Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin C than Salsify raw.
  • Salsify raw's daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 is 15% higher.
  • Salsify raw contains 2 times less Magnesium than Burdock root. Burdock root contains 38mg of Magnesium, while Salsify raw contains 23mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Burdock root, raw and Salsify, (vegetable oyster), 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 Iron +14.3%
Contains more Magnesium +65.2%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Calcium +46.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.1%
Contains more Potassium +23.4%
Contains more Zinc +15.2%
Contains more Copper +15.6%
Contains more Manganese +15.5%
Contains more Selenium +14.3%
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 18% 27% 17% 33% 34% 3% 11% 30% 35% 5%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Magnesium +65.2%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Calcium +46.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.1%
Contains more Potassium +23.4%
Contains more Zinc +15.2%
Contains more Copper +15.6%
Contains more Manganese +15.5%
Contains more Selenium +14.3%

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.
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Contains more Vitamin C +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.4%
Contains more Folate +13%
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% 0% 0% 27% 20% 51% 10% 23% 64% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.4%
Contains more Folate +13%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +115.7%
Contains more Fats +33.3%
Equal in Carbs - 18.6
Equal in Water - 77
Equal in Other - 0.9
17% 80%
Protein: 1.53 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 17.34 g
Water: 80.09 g
Other: 0.89 g
3% 19% 77%
Protein: 3.3 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 18.6 g
Water: 77 g
Other: 0.9 g
Contains more Protein +115.7%
Contains more Fats +33.3%
Equal in Carbs - 18.6
Equal in Water - 77
Equal in Other - 0.9

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Burdock root Salsify raw Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 15.3g Salsify raw
Protein 1.53g 3.3g Salsify raw
Fats 0.15g 0.2g Salsify raw
Carbs 17.34g 18.6g Salsify raw
Calories 72kcal 82kcal Salsify raw
Sugar 2.9g Salsify raw
Fiber 3.3g 3.3g
Calcium 41mg 60mg Salsify raw
Iron 0.8mg 0.7mg Burdock root
Magnesium 38mg 23mg Burdock root
Phosphorus 51mg 75mg Salsify raw
Potassium 308mg 380mg Salsify raw
Sodium 5mg 20mg Burdock root
Zinc 0.33mg 0.38mg Salsify raw
Copper 0.077mg 0.089mg Salsify raw
Manganese 0.232mg 0.268mg Salsify raw
Selenium 0.7µg 0.8µg Salsify raw
Vitamin E 0.38mg Burdock root
Vitamin C 3mg 8mg Salsify raw
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.08mg Salsify raw
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.22mg Salsify raw
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.5mg Salsify raw
Vitamin B5 0.321mg 0.371mg Salsify raw
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.277mg Salsify raw
Folate 23µg 26µg Salsify raw
Choline 11.7mg Burdock root
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 Salsify raw
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037g Burdock root
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059g Burdock root

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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
16%
Salsify raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Burdock root
21%
Salsify raw

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Salsify raw
Salsify raw is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Salsify raw
Salsify raw is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Salsify raw
Salsify raw is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salsify raw
Salsify raw is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Burdock root
Burdock root contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
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. Salsify raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169277/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.