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Pea vs Potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Potato
Potato contains less Sugars (difference - 4.85g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.046g)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pea
Pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.
Pea Potato
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Pea Potato
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
40
Pea
16
Potato
Mineral Summary Score
20
Pea
14
Potato

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
Pea
7
:
1
Potato
Contains more Iron +81.5%
Contains more Calcium +108.3%
Contains more Magnesium +43.5%
Contains more Copper +60%
Contains more Zinc +313.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.5%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Potassium +74.2%
Contains more Iron +81.5%
Contains more Calcium +108.3%
Contains more Magnesium +43.5%
Contains more Copper +60%
Contains more Zinc +313.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.5%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Potassium +74.2%

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
Pea
7
:
2
Potato
Contains more Vitamin C +103%
Contains more Vitamin A +38150%
Contains more Vitamin E +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +228.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +312.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97%
Contains more Vitamin K +1140%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +103%
Contains more Vitamin A +38150%
Contains more Vitamin E +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +228.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +312.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97%
Contains more Vitamin K +1140%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.3%

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
33%
Pea
12%
Potato
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
17%
Potato
Fats
2%
Pea
0%
Potato

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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 Pea Potato Opinion
Calories 81 77 Pea
Protein 5.42 2.05 Pea
Fats 0.4 0.09 Pea
Vitamin C 40 19.7 Pea
Carbs 14.45 17.49 Potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.47 0.81 Pea
Calcium 25 12 Pea
Potassium 244 425 Potato
Magnesium 33 23 Pea
Sugars 5.67 0.82 Pea
Fiber 5.7 2.1 Pea
Copper 0.176 0.11 Pea
Zinc 1.24 0.3 Pea
Starch 15.29 Potato
Phosphorus 108 57 Pea
Sodium 5 6 Pea
Vitamin A 765 2 Pea
Vitamin E 0.13 0.01 Pea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.266 0.081 Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132 0.032 Pea
Vitamin B3 2.09 1.061 Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104 0.295 Potato
Vitamin B6 0.169 0.298 Potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 24.8 2 Pea
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.071 0.025 Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035 0.002 Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187 0.042 Pea
Tryptophan 0.037 0.021 Pea
Threonine 0.203 0.067 Pea
Isoleucine 0.195 0.066 Pea
Leucine 0.323 0.098 Pea
Lysine 0.317 0.107 Pea
Methionine 0.082 0.032 Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2 0.081 Pea
Valine 0.235 0.103 Pea
Histidine 0.107 0.035 Pea
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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