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Potato vs Endive - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Potato and Endive

  • Potato has more Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C, however Endive is higher in Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A RAE, and Manganese.
  • Endive covers your daily Vitamin K needs 191% more than Potato.
  • Endive contains 15 times less Vitamin B6 than Potato. Potato contains 0.298mg of Vitamin B6, while Endive contains 0.02mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Potatoes, flesh and skin, raw and Endive, 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
Potato
5
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3
Endive
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.6%
Contains more Potassium +35.4%
Contains less Sodium -72.7%
Contains more Copper +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Zinc +163.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.83
Equal in Copper - 0.099
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 31% 17% 25% 38% 1% 9% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 16% 32% 11% 12% 28% 3% 22% 33%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.6%
Contains more Potassium +35.4%
Contains less Sodium -72.7%
Contains more Copper +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Zinc +163.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.83
Equal in Copper - 0.099

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
Potato
4
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6
Endive
Contains more Vitamin C +203.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +165.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1390%
Contains more Vitamin A +108250%
Contains more Vitamin E +4300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +134.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +205.1%
Contains more Folate +846.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +11450%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.08
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 66% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 12% 0% 5%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +203.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +165.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1390%
Contains more Vitamin A +108250%
Contains more Vitamin E +4300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +134.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +205.1%
Contains more Folate +846.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +11450%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.08

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.
Potato Endive
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato Endive Opinion
Net carbs 15.39g 0.25g Potato
Protein 2.05g 1.25g Potato
Fats 0.09g 0.2g Endive
Carbs 17.49g 3.35g Potato
Calories 77kcal 17kcal Potato
Starch 15.29g g Potato
Fructose 0.26g g Potato
Sugar 0.82g 0.25g Endive
Fiber 2.1g 3.1g Endive
Calcium 12mg 52mg Endive
Iron 0.81mg 0.83mg Endive
Magnesium 23mg 15mg Potato
Phosphorus 57mg 28mg Potato
Potassium 425mg 314mg Potato
Sodium 6mg 22mg Potato
Zinc 0.3mg 0.79mg Endive
Copper 0.11mg 0.099mg Potato
Vitamin A 2IU 2167IU Endive
Vitamin E 0.01mg 0.44mg Endive
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 19.7mg 6.5mg Potato
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.08mg Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.075mg Endive
Vitamin B3 1.061mg 0.4mg Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295mg 0.9mg Endive
Vitamin B6 0.298mg 0.02mg Potato
Folate 15µg 142µg Endive
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2µg 231µg Endive
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.005mg Potato
Threonine 0.067mg 0.05mg Potato
Isoleucine 0.066mg 0.072mg Endive
Leucine 0.098mg 0.098mg
Lysine 0.107mg 0.063mg Potato
Methionine 0.032mg 0.014mg Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081mg 0.053mg Potato
Valine 0.103mg 0.063mg Potato
Histidine 0.035mg 0.023mg Potato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.048g Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.004g Endive
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042g 0.087g Endive

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Potato Endive
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
18
Potato
79
Endive
Mineral Summary Score
20
Potato
19
Endive

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
12%
Potato
8%
Endive
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
3%
Endive
Fats
0%
Potato
1%
Endive

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Endive
Endive is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.57g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Endive
Endive is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
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.

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. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/nutrients
  2. Endive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168412/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.