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Carrot vs Endive - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Carrot and Endive?

  • Carrot is higher in Vitamin A, and Vitamin B6, yet Endive is higher in Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B5, Manganese, Iron, and Copper.
  • Endive's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 182% more.
  • Carrot has 8 times more Vitamin A than Endive. While Carrot has 835µg of Vitamin A, Endive has only 108µg.

We used Carrots, raw and Endive, raw types in this article.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Carrot
2
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6
Endive
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Iron +176.7%
Contains more Calcium +57.6%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +120%
Contains more Zinc +229.2%
Contains less Sodium -68.1%
Equal in Potassium - 314
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 32% 16% 28% 11% 33% 22% 12% 3%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Iron +176.7%
Contains more Calcium +57.6%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +120%
Contains more Zinc +229.2%
Contains less Sodium -68.1%
Equal in Potassium - 314

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Carrot
4
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6
Endive
Contains more Vitamin A +670.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +590%
Contains more Vitamin C +10.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +229.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1650%
Contains more Folate +647.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 20% 1003% 14% 0% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 0% 33% 15%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 22% 131% 9% 0% 20% 18% 8% 54% 5% 0% 578% 107%
Contains more Vitamin A +670.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +590%
Contains more Vitamin C +10.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +229.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1650%
Contains more Folate +647.4%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
98
Carrot
79
Endive
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
19
Endive

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
6%
Carrot
8%
Endive
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
3%
Endive
Fats
1%
Carrot
1%
Endive

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Carrot Endive
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Carrot Endive
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Endive
Endive is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.49g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Endive
Endive contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carrot Endive Opinion
Calories 41 17 Carrot
Protein 0.93 1.25 Endive
Fats 0.24 0.2 Carrot
Vitamin C 5.9 6.5 Endive
Carbs 9.58 3.35 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.83 Endive
Calcium 33 52 Endive
Potassium 320 314 Carrot
Magnesium 12 15 Endive
Sugar 4.74 0.25 Endive
Fiber 2.8 3.1 Endive
Copper 0.045 0.099 Endive
Zinc 0.24 0.79 Endive
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 35 28 Carrot
Sodium 69 22 Endive
Vitamin A 16706 2167 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66 0.44 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.08 Endive
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.075 Endive
Vitamin B3 0.983 0.4 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273 0.9 Endive
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.02 Carrot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.2 231 Endive
Folate 19 142 Endive
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.048 Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.004 Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117 0.087 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012 0.005 Carrot
Threonine 0.191 0.05 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 0.072 Carrot
Leucine 0.102 0.098 Carrot
Lysine 0.101 0.063 Carrot
Methionine 0.02 0.014 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061 0.053 Carrot
Valine 0.069 0.063 Carrot
Histidine 0.04 0.023 Carrot
Fructose 0.55 Carrot

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/nutrients
  2. Endive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168412/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.