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Potato vs Sauerkraut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Potato
Potato contains less Sugars (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 655mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 Sauerkraut
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
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 Sauerkraut
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
Sauerkraut
Mineral Summary Score
14
Potato
21
Sauerkraut

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
6
:
Contains more Potassium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Copper +14.6%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +185%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Iron +81.5%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Copper +14.6%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +185%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Iron +81.5%
Contains more Calcium +150%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +34%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +285.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +642%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +217.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +800%
Contains more Vitamin E +1300%
Contains more Vitamin K +550%
Contains more Vitamin C +34%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +285.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +642%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +217.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +800%
Contains more Vitamin E +1300%
Contains more Vitamin K +550%

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
5%
Sauerkraut
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
4%
Sauerkraut
Fats
0%
Potato
1%
Sauerkraut

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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 Sauerkraut Opinion
Calories 77 19 Potato
Protein 2.05 0.91 Potato
Fats 0.09 0.14 Sauerkraut
Vitamin C 19.7 14.7 Potato
Carbs 17.49 4.28 Potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.81 1.47 Sauerkraut
Calcium 12 30 Sauerkraut
Potassium 425 170 Potato
Magnesium 23 13 Potato
Sugars 0.82 1.78 Sauerkraut
Fiber 2.1 2.9 Sauerkraut
Copper 0.11 0.096 Potato
Zinc 0.3 0.19 Potato
Starch 15.29 Potato
Phosphorus 57 20 Potato
Sodium 6 661 Potato
Vitamin A 2 18 Sauerkraut
Vitamin E 0.01 0.14 Sauerkraut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.021 Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.022 Potato
Vitamin B3 1.061 0.143 Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295 0.093 Potato
Vitamin B6 0.298 0.13 Potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 13 Sauerkraut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.034 Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.013 Sauerkraut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042 0.067 Sauerkraut
Tryptophan 0.021 0.008 Potato
Threonine 0.067 0.025 Potato
Isoleucine 0.066 0.021 Potato
Leucine 0.098 0.029 Potato
Lysine 0.107 0.031 Potato
Methionine 0.032 0.009 Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.023 Potato
Valine 0.103 0.03 Potato
Histidine 0.035 0.016 Potato
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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