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Endive vs Taro - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Endive and Taro

  • Endive has more Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A, and Zinc, while Taro has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Potassium, Copper, and Phosphorus.
  • Endive's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 192% higher.
  • Taro contains 27 times less Vitamin A than Endive. Endive contains 108µg of Vitamin A, while Taro contains 4µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Endive, raw and Taro, 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
3
:
5
Taro
Contains more Iron +50.9%
Contains more Calcium +20.9%
Contains more Zinc +243.5%
Contains more Potassium +88.2%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +73.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 32% 16% 28% 11% 33% 22% 12% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 13% 53% 24% 58% 7% 36% 2%
Contains more Iron +50.9%
Contains more Calcium +20.9%
Contains more Zinc +243.5%
Contains more Potassium +88.2%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +73.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
:
4
Taro
Contains more Vitamin C +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +2751.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +197%
Contains more Vitamin K +23000%
Contains more Folate +545.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +440.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1315%
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 15% 5% 48% 0% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 0% 3% 17%
Contains more Vitamin C +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +2751.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +197%
Contains more Vitamin K +23000%
Contains more Folate +545.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +440.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1315%

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
18
Taro
Mineral Summary Score
19
Endive
26
Taro

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
9%
Taro
Carbohydrates
3%
Endive
26%
Taro
Fats
1%
Endive
1%
Taro

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 Taro
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Endive Taro
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taro
Taro is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Endive
Endive is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.15g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Endive
Endive is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Endive Taro Opinion
Calories 17 112 Taro
Protein 1.25 1.5 Taro
Fats 0.2 0.2
Vitamin C 6.5 4.5 Endive
Net carbs 0.25 22.360000610351562 Taro
Carbs 3.35 26.46 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.83 0.55 Endive
Calcium 52 43 Endive
Potassium 314 591 Taro
Magnesium 15 33 Taro
Sugar 0.25 0.4 Endive
Fiber 3.1 4.1 Taro
Copper 0.099 0.172 Taro
Zinc 0.79 0.23 Endive
Starch
Phosphorus 28 84 Taro
Sodium 22 11 Taro
Vitamin A 2167 76 Endive
Vitamin E 0.44 2.38 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.095 Taro
Vitamin B2 0.075 0.025 Endive
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.6 Taro
Vitamin B5 0.9 0.303 Endive
Vitamin B6 0.02 0.283 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 231 1 Endive
Folate 142 22 Endive
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.048 0.041 Taro
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.016 Taro
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087 0.083 Endive
Tryptophan 0.005 0.023 Taro
Threonine 0.05 0.069 Taro
Isoleucine 0.072 0.054 Endive
Leucine 0.098 0.111 Taro
Lysine 0.063 0.067 Taro
Methionine 0.014 0.02 Taro
Phenylalanine 0.053 0.082 Taro
Valine 0.063 0.082 Taro
Histidine 0.023 0.034 Taro
Fructose

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. Taro - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169308/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.