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Burdock root vs. Shallot — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Burdock root and Shallot

  • Burdock root contains less Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C than Shallot.
  • Shallot contains 2 times less Magnesium than Burdock root. Burdock root contains 38mg of Magnesium, while Shallot contains 21mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Burdock root is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Burdock root, raw and Shallots, 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 Calcium +10.8%
Contains more Magnesium +81%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Contains more Zinc +21.2%
Contains more Copper +14.3%
Contains more Manganese +25.9%
Contains more Selenium +71.4%
Equal in Calcium - 37
Equal in Potassium - 334
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 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30% 39% 7%
Contains more Calcium +10.8%
Contains more Magnesium +81%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Contains more Zinc +21.2%
Contains more Copper +14.3%
Contains more Manganese +25.9%
Contains more Selenium +71.4%
Equal in Calcium - 37
Equal in Potassium - 334

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 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.8%
Contains more Folate +47.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.29
Equal in Choline - 11.3
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% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 7% 2%
Contains more Vitamin E +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.8%
Contains more Folate +47.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.29
Equal in Choline - 11.3

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +50%
Contains more Other +11.3%
Contains more Protein +63.4%
Equal in Carbs - 16.8
Equal in Water - 79.8
17% 80%
Protein: 1.53 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 17.34 g
Water: 80.09 g
Other: 0.89 g
3% 17% 80%
Protein: 2.5 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 16.8 g
Water: 79.8 g
Other: 0.8 g
Contains more Fats +50%
Contains more Other +11.3%
Contains more Protein +63.4%
Equal in Carbs - 16.8
Equal in Water - 79.8

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +164.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +51.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -32%
21% 31% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.037 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.059 g
24% 20% 56%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.014 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.039 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +164.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +51.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -32%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Burdock root Shallot Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 13.6g Burdock root
Protein 1.53g 2.5g Shallot
Fats 0.15g 0.1g Burdock root
Carbs 17.34g 16.8g Burdock root
Calories 72kcal 72kcal
Sugar 2.9g 7.87g Burdock root
Fiber 3.3g 3.2g Burdock root
Calcium 41mg 37mg Burdock root
Iron 0.8mg 1.2mg Shallot
Magnesium 38mg 21mg Burdock root
Phosphorus 51mg 60mg Shallot
Potassium 308mg 334mg Shallot
Sodium 5mg 12mg Burdock root
Zinc 0.33mg 0.4mg Shallot
Copper 0.077mg 0.088mg Shallot
Manganese 0.232mg 0.292mg Shallot
Selenium 0.7µg 1.2µg Shallot
Vitamin A 0IU 4IU Shallot
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.04mg Burdock root
Vitamin C 3mg 8mg Shallot
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.06mg Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.02mg Burdock root
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.2mg Burdock root
Vitamin B5 0.321mg 0.29mg Burdock root
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.345mg Shallot
Folate 23µg 34µg Shallot
Choline 11.7mg 11.3mg Burdock root
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0.8µg Burdock root
Tryptophan 0.006mg 0.028mg Shallot
Threonine 0.026mg 0.098mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.03mg 0.106mg Shallot
Leucine 0.032mg 0.149mg Shallot
Lysine 0.067mg 0.125mg Shallot
Methionine 0.009mg 0.027mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.033mg 0.081mg Shallot
Valine 0.033mg 0.11mg Shallot
Histidine 0.031mg 0.043mg Shallot
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.017g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037g 0.014g Burdock root
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059g 0.039g Burdock root

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Burdock root Shallot
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
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
14%
Shallot
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Burdock root
21%
Shallot

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Burdock root
Burdock root is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.97g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Burdock root
Burdock root contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Burdock root
Burdock root is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Burdock root
Burdock root is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.