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Endive vs Broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Endive and Broccoli

  • Endive has more Vitamin K, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B5, and Copper, while Broccoli has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus.
  • Endive covers your daily need of Vitamin K 108% more than Broccoli.
  • Endive contains 3 times more Vitamin A RAE than Broccoli. While Endive contains 108µg of Vitamin A RAE, Broccoli contains only 31µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Endive, raw and Broccoli, 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 +10.6%
Contains more Iron +13.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +92.7%
Contains more Copper +102%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +135.7%
Equal in Calcium - 47
Equal in Potassium - 316
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 16% 32% 11% 12% 28% 3% 22% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 15% 29% 28% 5% 12% 17%
Contains more Calcium +10.6%
Contains more Iron +13.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +92.7%
Contains more Copper +102%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +135.7%
Equal in Calcium - 47
Equal in Potassium - 316

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.1%
Contains more Folate +125.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +127.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1272.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +775%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 131% 9% 0% 22% 20% 18% 8% 54% 5% 107% 0% 578%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 38% 16% 0% 298% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 48% 0% 254%
Contains more Vitamin A +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.1%
Contains more Folate +125.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +127.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1272.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +775%

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 Broccoli
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Endive Broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 0.25g 4.04g Broccoli
Protein 1.25g 2.82g Broccoli
Fats 0.2g 0.37g Broccoli
Carbs 3.35g 6.64g Broccoli
Calories 17kcal 34kcal Broccoli
Starch g 0g Broccoli
Fructose g 0.68g Broccoli
Sugar 0.25g 1.7g Endive
Fiber 3.1g 2.6g Endive
Calcium 52mg 47mg Endive
Iron 0.83mg 0.73mg Endive
Magnesium 15mg 21mg Broccoli
Phosphorus 28mg 66mg Broccoli
Potassium 314mg 316mg Broccoli
Sodium 22mg 33mg Endive
Zinc 0.79mg 0.41mg Endive
Copper 0.099mg 0.049mg Endive
Vitamin A 2167IU 623IU Endive
Vitamin E 0.44mg 0.78mg Broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 6.5mg 89.2mg Broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.071mg Endive
Vitamin B2 0.075mg 0.117mg Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.639mg Broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.9mg 0.573mg Endive
Vitamin B6 0.02mg 0.175mg Broccoli
Folate 142µg 63µg Endive
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 231µg 101.6µg Endive
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.033mg Broccoli
Threonine 0.05mg 0.088mg Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.072mg 0.079mg Broccoli
Leucine 0.098mg 0.129mg Broccoli
Lysine 0.063mg 0.135mg Broccoli
Methionine 0.014mg 0.038mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.053mg 0.117mg Broccoli
Valine 0.063mg 0.125mg Broccoli
Histidine 0.023mg 0.059mg Broccoli
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.048g 0.039g Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.011g Broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087g 0.038g Endive

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Endive Broccoli
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
65
Broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
19
Endive
18
Broccoli

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
17%
Broccoli
Carbohydrates
3%
Endive
7%
Broccoli
Fats
1%
Endive
2%
Broccoli

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Endive
Endive is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.45g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Endive
Endive contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
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.

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. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.