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Taro vs Endive - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Taro and Endive

  • Taro has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Potassium, Copper, and Phosphorus, while Endive has more Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A, and Zinc.
  • Endive's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 192% higher.
  • Endive contains 14 times less Vitamin B6 than Taro. Taro contains 0.283mg of Vitamin B6, while Endive contains 0.02mg.

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

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
Taro
4
:
6
Endive
Contains more Vitamin E +440.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1315%
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%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin E +440.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1315%
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%

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
Taro
79
Endive
Mineral Summary Score
26
Taro
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
9%
Taro
8%
Endive
Carbohydrates
26%
Taro
3%
Endive
Fats
1%
Taro
1%
Endive

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.
Taro 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

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Taro Endive
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 Taro Endive Opinion
Calories 112 17 Taro
Protein 1.5 1.25 Taro
Fats 0.2 0.2
Vitamin C 4.5 6.5 Endive
Net carbs 22.360000610351562 0.25 Taro
Carbs 26.46 3.35 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.55 0.83 Endive
Calcium 43 52 Endive
Potassium 591 314 Taro
Magnesium 33 15 Taro
Sugar 0.4 0.25 Endive
Fiber 4.1 3.1 Taro
Copper 0.172 0.099 Taro
Zinc 0.23 0.79 Endive
Starch
Phosphorus 84 28 Taro
Sodium 11 22 Taro
Vitamin A 76 2167 Endive
Vitamin E 2.38 0.44 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.08 Taro
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.075 Endive
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.4 Taro
Vitamin B5 0.303 0.9 Endive
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.02 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1 231 Endive
Folate 22 142 Endive
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.041 0.048 Taro
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.004 Taro
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083 0.087 Endive
Tryptophan 0.023 0.005 Taro
Threonine 0.069 0.05 Taro
Isoleucine 0.054 0.072 Endive
Leucine 0.111 0.098 Taro
Lysine 0.067 0.063 Taro
Methionine 0.02 0.014 Taro
Phenylalanine 0.082 0.053 Taro
Valine 0.082 0.063 Taro
Histidine 0.034 0.023 Taro
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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. Taro - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169308/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.