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Sweet potato vs Gratin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato contains less Sodium (difference - 378mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.715g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Gratin
Gratin contains less Sugars (difference - 4.18g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is cheaper?
Gratin
Gratin is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in minerals
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.
Sweet 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 ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sweet 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
80
Sweet potato
13
Gratin
Mineral Summary Score
15
Sweet 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
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Gratin
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -87.3%
Contains more Calcium +296.7%
Contains more Potassium +17.5%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +140.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.64
Equal in Copper - 0.16
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -87.3%
Contains more Calcium +296.7%
Contains more Potassium +17.5%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +140.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.64
Equal in Copper - 0.16

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
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4
Gratin
Contains more Vitamin A +5273.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +312.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.3%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +5273.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +312.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.3%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%

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
9%
Sweet potato
30%
Gratin
Carbohydrates
20%
Sweet potato
11%
Gratin
Fats
0%
Sweet 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 Sweet potato Gratin Opinion
Calories 86 132 Gratin
Protein 1.57 5.06 Gratin
Fats 0.05 7.59 Gratin
Vitamin C 2.4 9.9 Gratin
Carbs 20.12 11.27 Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0 23 Sweet potato
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.61 0.64 Gratin
Calcium 30 119 Gratin
Potassium 337 396 Gratin
Magnesium 25 20 Sweet potato
Sugars 4.18 Sweet potato
Fiber 3 1.8 Sweet potato
Copper 0.151 0.16 Gratin
Zinc 0.3 0.69 Gratin
Starch 12.65 Sweet potato
Phosphorus 47 113 Gratin
Sodium 55 433 Sweet potato
Vitamin A 14187 264 Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26 Sweet potato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.064 Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.061 0.116 Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.557 0.993 Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.8 0.387 Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.174 Sweet potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.8 Sweet potato
Folic acid (B9) 0 3 Gratin
Trans Fat 0 Gratin
Saturated Fat 0.018 4.733 Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.001 2.149 Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.014 0.276 Gratin
Tryptophan 0.031 0.07 Gratin
Threonine 0.083 0.192 Gratin
Isoleucine 0.055 0.284 Gratin
Leucine 0.092 0.443 Gratin
Lysine 0.066 0.381 Gratin
Methionine 0.029 0.117 Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.089 0.254 Gratin
Valine 0.086 0.325 Gratin
Histidine 0.031 0.151 Gratin
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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