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Endive vs Onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Endive and Onion

  • Endive has more Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B5, Manganese, Iron, Copper, Zinc and Fiber, however Onion is higher in Vitamin A and Vitamin B6.
  • Endive covers your daily Vitamin K needs 192% more than Onion.
  • Onion contains 7 times less Folate than Endive. Endive contains 142µg of Folate, while Onion contains 19µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Endive, raw and Onions, 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
Endive
6
:
2
Onion
Contains more Iron +295.2%
Contains more Calcium +126.1%
Contains more Potassium +115.1%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +153.8%
Contains more Zinc +364.7%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 29
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 32% 16% 28% 11% 33% 22% 12% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 7% 13% 8% 14% 5% 13% 1%
Contains more Iron +295.2%
Contains more Calcium +126.1%
Contains more Potassium +115.1%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +153.8%
Contains more Zinc +364.7%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 29

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
8
:
2
Onion
Contains more Vitamin A +108250%
Contains more Vitamin E +2100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +244.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +631.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +57650%
Contains more Folate +647.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +500%
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 25% 1% 1% 0% 12% 7% 3% 8% 28% 0% 1% 15%
Contains more Vitamin A +108250%
Contains more Vitamin E +2100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +244.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +631.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +57650%
Contains more Folate +647.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +500%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
79
Endive
8
Onion
Mineral Summary Score
19
Endive
8
Onion

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 the food
Protein
8%
Endive
7%
Onion
Carbohydrates
3%
Endive
9%
Onion
Fats
1%
Endive
0%
Onion

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Endive Onion
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 contains less Sodium?
Onion
Onion contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Onion
Onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Onion
Onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Onion
Onion is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Endive
Endive contains less Sugars (difference - 3.99g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Endive
Endive is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Endive
Endive is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Endive Onion Opinion
Calories 17 40 Onion
Protein 1.25 1.1 Endive
Fats 0.2 0.1 Endive
Vitamin C 6.5 7.4 Onion
Carbs 3.35 9.34 Onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.83 0.21 Endive
Calcium 52 23 Endive
Potassium 314 146 Endive
Magnesium 15 10 Endive
Sugars 0.25 4.24 Endive
Fiber 3.1 1.7 Endive
Copper 0.099 0.039 Endive
Zinc 0.79 0.17 Endive
Starch 0 Onion
Phosphorus 28 29 Onion
Sodium 22 4 Onion
Vitamin A 2167 2 Endive
Vitamin E 0.44 0.02 Endive
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.046 Endive
Vitamin B2 0.075 0.027 Endive
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.116 Endive
Vitamin B5 0.9 0.123 Endive
Vitamin B6 0.02 0.12 Onion
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 231 0.4 Endive
Folate 142 19 Endive
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.048 0.042 Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.013 Onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087 0.017 Endive
Tryptophan 0.005 0.014 Onion
Threonine 0.05 0.021 Endive
Isoleucine 0.072 0.014 Endive
Leucine 0.098 0.025 Endive
Lysine 0.063 0.039 Endive
Methionine 0.014 0.002 Endive
Phenylalanine 0.053 0.025 Endive
Valine 0.063 0.021 Endive
Histidine 0.023 0.014 Endive
Fructose 1.29 Onion

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 of 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. Onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170000/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.