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Endive vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Endive and Beetroot

  • The amount of Vitamin K, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A, and Folate in Endive is higher than in Beetroot.
  • Endive covers your daily need of Vitamin K 192% more than Beetroot.
  • Endive contains 54 times more Vitamin A than Beetroot. While Endive contains 108µg of Vitamin A, Beetroot contains only 2µg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Endive is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Endive, raw and Beets, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Copper +32%
Contains more Zinc +125.7%
Contains less Sodium -71.8%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.8
Equal in Potassium - 325
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 32% 16% 28% 11% 33% 22% 12% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 5% 29% 17% 25% 10% 18% 11%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Copper +32%
Contains more Zinc +125.7%
Contains less Sodium -71.8%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.8
Equal in Potassium - 325

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
Endive
9
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Contains more Vitamin C +32.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +6466.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +480.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +115400%
Contains more Folate +30.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +235%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 2% 1% 0% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 0% 1% 82%
Contains more Vitamin C +32.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +6466.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +480.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +115400%
Contains more Folate +30.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +235%

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.
Endive Beetroot
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Endive Beetroot Opinion
Calories 17kcal 43kcal Beetroot
Protein 1.25g 1.61g Beetroot
Fats 0.2g 0.17g Endive
Vitamin C 6.5mg 4.9mg Endive
Net carbs 0.25g 6.76g Beetroot
Carbs 3.35g 9.56g Beetroot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.83mg 0.8mg Endive
Calcium 52mg 16mg Endive
Potassium 314mg 325mg Beetroot
Magnesium 15mg 23mg Beetroot
Sugar 0.25g 6.76g Endive
Fiber 3.1g 2.8g Endive
Copper 0.099mg 0.075mg Endive
Zinc 0.79mg 0.35mg Endive
Starch g g
Phosphorus 28mg 40mg Beetroot
Sodium 22mg 78mg Endive
Vitamin A 2167IU 33IU Endive
Vitamin E 0.44mg 0.04mg Endive
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.031mg Endive
Vitamin B2 0.075mg 0.04mg Endive
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.334mg Endive
Vitamin B5 0.9mg 0.155mg Endive
Vitamin B6 0.02mg 0.067mg Beetroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 231µg 0.2µg Endive
Folate 142µg 109µg Endive
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.048g 0.027g Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.032g Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087g 0.06g Endive
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.019mg Beetroot
Threonine 0.05mg 0.047mg Endive
Isoleucine 0.072mg 0.048mg Endive
Leucine 0.098mg 0.068mg Endive
Lysine 0.063mg 0.058mg Endive
Methionine 0.014mg 0.018mg Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.053mg 0.046mg Endive
Valine 0.063mg 0.056mg Endive
Histidine 0.023mg 0.021mg Endive
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
79
Endive
12
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
19
Endive
18
Beetroot

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
8%
Endive
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
3%
Endive
10%
Beetroot
Fats
1%
Endive
1%
Beetroot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Endive
Endive is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.51g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Endive
Endive contains less Sodium (difference - 56mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Endive
Endive is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Endive
Endive is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Endive
Endive is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
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

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. Endive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168412/nutrients
  2. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/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.