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Endive vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Endive and Carrot?

  • Endive is higher in Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B5, Manganese, Iron, and Copper, yet Carrot is higher in Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B6.
  • Endive's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 182% more.
  • Endive has 7 times more Folate than Carrot. While Endive has 142µg of Folate, Carrot has only 19µg.

We used Endive, raw and Carrots, 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
Endive
6
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2
Carrot
Contains more Calcium +57.6%
Contains more Iron +176.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -68.1%
Contains more Zinc +229.2%
Contains more Copper +120%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Equal in Potassium - 320
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 16% 32% 11% 12% 28% 3% 22% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Contains more Calcium +57.6%
Contains more Iron +176.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -68.1%
Contains more Zinc +229.2%
Contains more Copper +120%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Equal in Potassium - 320

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
6
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4
Carrot
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 Folate +647.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1650%
Contains more Vitamin A +670.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +590%
Equal in Vitamin C - 5.9
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 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
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 Folate +647.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1650%
Contains more Vitamin A +670.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +590%
Equal in Vitamin C - 5.9

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 Carrot
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 Carrot Opinion
Net carbs 0.25g 6.78g Carrot
Protein 1.25g 0.93g Endive
Fats 0.2g 0.24g Carrot
Carbs 3.35g 9.58g Carrot
Calories 17kcal 41kcal Carrot
Starch g 1.43g Carrot
Fructose g 0.55g Carrot
Sugar 0.25g 4.74g Endive
Fiber 3.1g 2.8g Endive
Calcium 52mg 33mg Endive
Iron 0.83mg 0.3mg Endive
Magnesium 15mg 12mg Endive
Phosphorus 28mg 35mg Carrot
Potassium 314mg 320mg Carrot
Sodium 22mg 69mg Endive
Zinc 0.79mg 0.24mg Endive
Copper 0.099mg 0.045mg Endive
Vitamin A 2167IU 16706IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.44mg 0.66mg Carrot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 6.5mg 5.9mg Endive
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.066mg Endive
Vitamin B2 0.075mg 0.058mg Endive
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.983mg Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.9mg 0.273mg Endive
Vitamin B6 0.02mg 0.138mg Carrot
Folate 142µg 19µg Endive
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 231µg 13.2µg Endive
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.012mg Carrot
Threonine 0.05mg 0.191mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.072mg 0.077mg Carrot
Leucine 0.098mg 0.102mg Carrot
Lysine 0.063mg 0.101mg Carrot
Methionine 0.014mg 0.02mg Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.053mg 0.061mg Carrot
Valine 0.063mg 0.069mg Carrot
Histidine 0.023mg 0.04mg Carrot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.048g 0.037g Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.014g Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087g 0.117g Carrot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Endive Carrot
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
98
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
19
Endive
13
Carrot

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
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
3%
Endive
10%
Carrot
Fats
1%
Endive
1%
Carrot

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.

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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.