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Potato vs Zucchini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Potato
Potato contains less Sugars (difference - 1.68g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.059g)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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 Zucchini
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 Zucchini
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
15
Zucchini
Mineral Summary Score
14
Potato
9
Zucchini

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 Iron +118.9%
Contains more Potassium +62.8%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Copper +107.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.32
Contains more Iron +118.9%
Contains more Potassium +62.8%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Copper +107.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.32

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin C +10.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +9900%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +193.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +115%
Equal in Vitamin C - 17.9
Contains more Vitamin C +10.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +9900%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +193.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +115%
Equal in Vitamin C - 17.9

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
7%
Zucchini
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
3%
Zucchini
Fats
0%
Potato
1%
Zucchini

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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 Zucchini Opinion
Calories 77 17 Potato
Protein 2.05 1.21 Potato
Fats 0.09 0.32 Zucchini
Vitamin C 19.7 17.9 Potato
Carbs 17.49 3.11 Potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.81 0.37 Potato
Calcium 12 16 Zucchini
Potassium 425 261 Potato
Magnesium 23 18 Potato
Sugars 0.82 2.5 Zucchini
Fiber 2.1 1 Potato
Copper 0.11 0.053 Potato
Zinc 0.3 0.32 Zucchini
Starch 15.29 0 Potato
Phosphorus 57 38 Potato
Sodium 6 8 Potato
Vitamin A 2 200 Zucchini
Vitamin E 0.01 0.12 Zucchini
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.045 Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.094 Zucchini
Vitamin B3 1.061 0.451 Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295 0.204 Potato
Vitamin B6 0.298 0.163 Potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 4.3 Zucchini
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.084 Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.011 Zucchini
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042 0.091 Zucchini
Tryptophan 0.021 0.01 Potato
Threonine 0.067 0.029 Potato
Isoleucine 0.066 0.044 Potato
Leucine 0.098 0.071 Potato
Lysine 0.107 0.067 Potato
Methionine 0.032 0.018 Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.043 Potato
Valine 0.103 0.054 Potato
Histidine 0.035 0.026 Potato
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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