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Sweet potato vs Vegetable - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Vegetable
Vegetable contains less Sugars (difference - 1.06g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Vegetable
Vegetable contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
Sweet potato Vegetable
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Sweet potato Vegetable
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
36
Vegetable
Mineral Summary Score
15
Sweet potato
12
Vegetable

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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Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +99.4%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Copper +81.9%
Contains more Iron +34.4%
Contains more Zinc +63.3%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 51
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +99.4%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Copper +81.9%
Contains more Iron +34.4%
Contains more Zinc +63.3%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 51

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +231.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +429.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1205.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Contains more Vitamin A +231.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +429.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1205.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071

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
17%
Vegetable
Carbohydrates
20%
Sweet potato
13%
Vegetable
Fats
0%
Sweet potato
1%
Vegetable

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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 Vegetable Opinion
Calories 86 65 Sweet potato
Protein 1.57 2.86 Vegetable
Fats 0.05 0.15 Vegetable
Vitamin C 2.4 3.2 Vegetable
Carbs 20.12 13.09 Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.61 0.82 Vegetable
Calcium 30 25 Sweet potato
Potassium 337 169 Sweet potato
Magnesium 25 22 Sweet potato
Sugars 4.18 3.12 Sweet potato
Fiber 3 4.4 Vegetable
Copper 0.151 0.083 Sweet potato
Zinc 0.3 0.49 Vegetable
Starch 12.65 Sweet potato
Phosphorus 47 51 Vegetable
Sodium 55 35 Vegetable
Vitamin A 14187 4277 Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26 0.38 Vegetable
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.071 Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.061 0.12 Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.557 0.851 Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.8 0.151 Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.074 Sweet potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.8 23.5 Vegetable
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.018 0.031 Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.001 0.01 Vegetable
Polyunsaturated fat 0.014 0.072 Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.031 0.029 Sweet potato
Threonine 0.083 0.115 Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.055 0.139 Vegetable
Leucine 0.092 0.19 Vegetable
Lysine 0.066 0.17 Vegetable
Methionine 0.029 0.034 Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.089 0.12 Vegetable
Valine 0.086 0.149 Vegetable
Histidine 0.031 0.073 Vegetable
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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