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Chicory vs. Potato flour — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chicory and Potato flour

  • Chicory contains less Vitamin B6, Potassium, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Fiber, and Manganese than Potato flour.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 from Potato flour is 56% higher.

Food types used in this article are Chicory, witloof, raw and Potato flour.

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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 less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Calcium +242.1%
Contains more Iron +475%
Contains more Magnesium +550%
Contains more Phosphorus +546.2%
Contains more Potassium +374.4%
Contains more Zinc +237.5%
Contains more Copper +286.3%
Contains more Manganese +213%
Contains more Selenium +450%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 9% 8% 12% 19% 1% 5% 17% 14% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 52% 47% 72% 89% 8% 15% 66% 41% 6%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Calcium +242.1%
Contains more Iron +475%
Contains more Magnesium +550%
Contains more Phosphorus +546.2%
Contains more Potassium +374.4%
Contains more Zinc +237.5%
Contains more Copper +286.3%
Contains more Manganese +213%
Contains more Selenium +450%

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 Folate +48%
Contains more Vitamin C +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +267.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2091.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +226.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1731%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 10% 16% 7% 3% 9% 10% 28% 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% 5% 0% 13% 57% 12% 66% 29% 178% 19% 0% 22% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +48%
Contains more Vitamin C +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +267.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2091.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +226.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1731%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +1349.7%
Contains more Protein +666.7%
Contains more Fats +240%
Contains more Carbs +1977.5%
Contains more Other +554.2%
4% 95%
Protein: 0.9 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 4 g
Water: 94.52 g
Other: 0.48 g
7% 83% 7% 3%
Protein: 6.9 g
Fats: 0.34 g
Carbs: 83.1 g
Water: 6.52 g
Other: 3.14 g
Contains more Water +1349.7%
Contains more Protein +666.7%
Contains more Fats +240%
Contains more Carbs +1977.5%
Contains more Other +554.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -73.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +300%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +240.9%
34% 3% 63%
Saturated Fat: 0.024 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.002 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.044 g
36% 3% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.09 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.15 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -73.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +300%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +240.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chicory Potato flour
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicory Potato flour Opinion
Net carbs 0.9g 77.2g Potato flour
Protein 0.9g 6.9g Potato flour
Fats 0.1g 0.34g Potato flour
Carbs 4g 83.1g Potato flour
Calories 17kcal 357kcal Potato flour
Sugar 3.52g Chicory
Fiber 3.1g 5.9g Potato flour
Calcium 19mg 65mg Potato flour
Iron 0.24mg 1.38mg Potato flour
Magnesium 10mg 65mg Potato flour
Phosphorus 26mg 168mg Potato flour
Potassium 211mg 1001mg Potato flour
Sodium 2mg 55mg Chicory
Zinc 0.16mg 0.54mg Potato flour
Copper 0.051mg 0.197mg Potato flour
Manganese 0.1mg 0.313mg Potato flour
Selenium 0.2µg 1.1µg Potato flour
Vitamin A 29IU 0IU Chicory
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Chicory
Vitamin E 0.25mg Potato flour
Vitamin C 2.8mg 3.8mg Potato flour
Vitamin B1 0.062mg 0.228mg Potato flour
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.051mg Potato flour
Vitamin B3 0.16mg 3.507mg Potato flour
Vitamin B5 0.145mg 0.474mg Potato flour
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.769mg Potato flour
Folate 37µg 25µg Chicory
Choline 39.5mg Potato flour
Tryptophan 0.016mg 0.115mg Potato flour
Threonine 0.025mg 0.28mg Potato flour
Isoleucine 0.054mg 0.299mg Potato flour
Leucine 0.039mg 0.425mg Potato flour
Lysine 0.035mg 0.413mg Potato flour
Methionine 0.005mg 0.107mg Potato flour
Phenylalanine 0.022mg 0.316mg Potato flour
Valine 0.041mg 0.356mg Potato flour
Histidine 0.015mg 0.166mg Potato flour
Saturated Fat 0.024g 0.09g Chicory
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.008g Potato flour
Polyunsaturated fat 0.044g 0.15g Potato flour

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chicory Potato flour
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
6%
Chicory
31%
Potato flour
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Chicory
41%
Potato flour

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato flour
Potato flour is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato flour
Potato flour is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato flour
Potato flour is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicory
Chicory is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.52g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicory
Chicory contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicory
Chicory is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.066g)
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 ($)

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. Chicory - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170404/nutrients
  2. Potato flour - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168446/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.