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Endive vs Welsh onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Endive and Welsh onion?

  • Endive is richer in Folate, Vitamin K, Vitamin B5, and Manganese, yet Welsh onion is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Endive's daily need coverage for Folate is 32% higher.
  • Endive has 5 times more Vitamin B5 than Welsh onion. Endive has 0.9mg of Vitamin B5, while Welsh onion has 0.169mg.

We used Endive, raw and Onions, welsh, raw types in this comparison.

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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
4
:
Contains more Calcium +188.9%
Contains more Potassium +48.1%
Contains more Copper +41.4%
Contains more Zinc +51.9%
Contains more Iron +47%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains less Sodium -22.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 32% 16% 28% 11% 33% 22% 12% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 46% 6% 19% 17% 24% 15% 22% 3%
Contains more Calcium +188.9%
Contains more Potassium +48.1%
Contains more Copper +41.4%
Contains more Zinc +51.9%
Contains more Iron +47%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains less Sodium -22.7%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +86.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +432.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +19.4%
Contains more Folate +787.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +315.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +260%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
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 90% 70% 11% 0% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 0% 484% 12%
Contains more Vitamin A +86.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +432.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +19.4%
Contains more Folate +787.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +315.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +260%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4

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
61
Welsh onion
Mineral Summary Score
19
Endive
18
Welsh 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 food.
Protein
8%
Endive
11%
Welsh onion
Carbohydrates
3%
Endive
7%
Welsh onion
Fats
1%
Endive
2%
Welsh onion

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Endive Welsh 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?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Endive
Endive is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.93g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Endive
Endive is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
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 Welsh onion Opinion
Calories 17 34 Welsh onion
Protein 1.25 1.9 Welsh onion
Fats 0.2 0.4 Welsh onion
Vitamin C 6.5 27 Welsh onion
Carbs 3.35 6.5 Welsh onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.83 1.22 Welsh onion
Calcium 52 18 Endive
Potassium 314 212 Endive
Magnesium 15 23 Welsh onion
Sugar 0.25 2.18 Endive
Fiber 3.1 2.4 Endive
Copper 0.099 0.07 Endive
Zinc 0.79 0.52 Endive
Starch
Phosphorus 28 49 Welsh onion
Sodium 22 17 Welsh onion
Vitamin A 2167 1160 Endive
Vitamin E 0.44 0.51 Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.05 Endive
Vitamin B2 0.075 0.09 Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.4
Vitamin B5 0.9 0.169 Endive
Vitamin B6 0.02 0.072 Welsh onion
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 231 193.4 Endive
Folate 142 16 Endive
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.048 0.067 Endive
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.056 Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087 0.156 Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.005 0.021 Welsh onion
Threonine 0.05 0.074 Welsh onion
Isoleucine 0.072 0.081 Welsh onion
Leucine 0.098 0.113 Welsh onion
Lysine 0.063 0.095 Welsh onion
Methionine 0.014 0.021 Welsh onion
Phenylalanine 0.053 0.061 Welsh onion
Valine 0.063 0.084 Welsh onion
Histidine 0.023 0.033 Welsh onion
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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.