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Butterbur vs. Cauliflower — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Butterbur and Cauliflower

  • Butterbur has more Potassium, Calcium, Copper, and Manganese, while Cauliflower has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Folate, and Vitamin B6.
  • Cauliflower's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 19% higher.
  • Cauliflower contains 5 times less Calcium than Butterbur. Butterbur contains 103mg of Calcium, while Cauliflower contains 22mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Butterbur, (fuki), raw and Cauliflower, 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 +368.2%
Contains more Potassium +119.1%
Contains less Sodium -76.7%
Contains more Copper +164.1%
Contains more Manganese +76.8%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Contains more Iron +320%
Contains more Phosphorus +266.7%
Contains more Zinc +68.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 31% 4% 10% 6% 58% 1% 5% 35% 36% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 16% 11% 19% 27% 4% 8% 14% 21% 4%
Contains more Calcium +368.2%
Contains more Potassium +119.1%
Contains less Sodium -76.7%
Contains more Copper +164.1%
Contains more Manganese +76.8%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Contains more Iron +320%
Contains more Phosphorus +266.7%
Contains more Zinc +68.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 15

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +53%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +153.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1984.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.7%
Contains more Folate +470%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 105% 5% 5% 4% 2% 23% 8% 0% 0% 0%
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% 2% 0% 161% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 43% 0% 25% 39%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +53%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +153.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1984.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.7%
Contains more Folate +470%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +92.1%
Contains more Protein +392.3%
Contains more Fats +600%
Contains more Carbs +37.7%
Equal in Water - 92.07
4% 95%
Protein: 0.39 g
Fats: 0.04 g
Carbs: 3.61 g
Water: 94.5 g
Other: 1.46 g
2% 5% 92%
Protein: 1.92 g
Fats: 0.28 g
Carbs: 4.97 g
Water: 92.07 g
Other: 0.76 g
Contains more Other +92.1%
Contains more Protein +392.3%
Contains more Fats +600%
Contains more Carbs +37.7%
Equal in Water - 92.07

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Butterbur Cauliflower
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Butterbur Cauliflower Opinion
Net carbs 3.61g 2.97g Butterbur
Protein 0.39g 1.92g Cauliflower
Fats 0.04g 0.28g Cauliflower
Carbs 3.61g 4.97g Cauliflower
Calories 14kcal 25kcal Cauliflower
Fructose 0.97g Cauliflower
Sugar 1.91g Butterbur
Fiber 2g Cauliflower
Calcium 103mg 22mg Butterbur
Iron 0.1mg 0.42mg Cauliflower
Magnesium 14mg 15mg Cauliflower
Phosphorus 12mg 44mg Cauliflower
Potassium 655mg 299mg Butterbur
Sodium 7mg 30mg Butterbur
Zinc 0.16mg 0.27mg Cauliflower
Copper 0.103mg 0.039mg Butterbur
Manganese 0.274mg 0.155mg Butterbur
Selenium 0.9µg 0.6µg Butterbur
Vitamin A 50IU 0IU Butterbur
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 0µg Butterbur
Vitamin E 0.08mg Cauliflower
Vitamin C 31.5mg 48.2mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.05mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.06mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.507mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B5 0.032mg 0.667mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.096mg 0.184mg Cauliflower
Folate 10µg 57µg Cauliflower
Choline 44.3mg Cauliflower
Vitamin K 15.5µg Cauliflower
Tryptophan 0.02mg Cauliflower
Threonine 0.076mg Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.071mg Cauliflower
Leucine 0.106mg Cauliflower
Lysine 0.217mg Cauliflower
Methionine 0.02mg Cauliflower
Phenylalanine 0.065mg Cauliflower
Valine 0.125mg Cauliflower
Histidine 0.056mg Cauliflower
Saturated Fat 0.13g Butterbur
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.031g Cauliflower
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.013g Cauliflower
Omega-3 - ALA 0.015g Cauliflower

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Butterbur Cauliflower
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
12%
Butterbur
30%
Cauliflower
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Butterbur
13%
Cauliflower

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Butterbur
Butterbur is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.91g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Butterbur
Butterbur contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Butterbur
Butterbur is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.13g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Butterbur
Butterbur is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Butterbur
Butterbur is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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. Butterbur - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170385/nutrients
  2. Cauliflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169986/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.