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Potato vs Gratin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Potato
Potato is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 427mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.708g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Gratin
Gratin contains less Sugars (difference - 0.82g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 60)
Which food is cheaper?
Gratin
Gratin is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Potato Gratin
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Potato Gratin
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
16
Potato
13
Gratin
Mineral Summary Score
14
Potato
28
Gratin

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
4
:
4
Gratin
Contains more Iron +26.6%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Calcium +891.7%
Contains more Copper +45.5%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +98.2%
Equal in Potassium - 396
Contains more Iron +26.6%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Calcium +891.7%
Contains more Copper +45.5%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +98.2%
Equal in Potassium - 396

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
6
:
4
Gratin
Contains more Vitamin C +99%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +71.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +13100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +262.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.2%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.993
Contains more Vitamin C +99%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +71.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +13100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +262.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.2%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.993

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
12%
Potato
30%
Gratin
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
11%
Gratin
Fats
0%
Potato
35%
Gratin

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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 Potato Gratin Opinion
Calories 77 132 Gratin
Protein 2.05 5.06 Gratin
Fats 0.09 7.59 Gratin
Vitamin C 19.7 9.9 Potato
Carbs 17.49 11.27 Potato
Cholesterol 0 23 Potato
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.81 0.64 Potato
Calcium 12 119 Gratin
Potassium 425 396 Potato
Magnesium 23 20 Potato
Sugars 0.82 Potato
Fiber 2.1 1.8 Potato
Copper 0.11 0.16 Gratin
Zinc 0.3 0.69 Gratin
Starch 15.29 Potato
Phosphorus 57 113 Gratin
Sodium 6 433 Potato
Vitamin A 2 264 Gratin
Vitamin E 0.01 Potato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.064 Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.116 Gratin
Vitamin B3 1.061 0.993 Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295 0.387 Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.298 0.174 Potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 Potato
Folic acid (B9) 0 3 Gratin
Trans Fat 0 Gratin
Saturated Fat 0.025 4.733 Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 2.149 Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042 0.276 Gratin
Tryptophan 0.021 0.07 Gratin
Threonine 0.067 0.192 Gratin
Isoleucine 0.066 0.284 Gratin
Leucine 0.098 0.443 Gratin
Lysine 0.107 0.381 Gratin
Methionine 0.032 0.117 Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.254 Gratin
Valine 0.103 0.325 Gratin
Histidine 0.035 0.151 Gratin
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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