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Bagel vs. Potato bread — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bagel and Potato bread different?

  • Bagel is higher in Manganese, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, and Copper, however, Potato bread is richer in Phosphorus, Calcium, Potassium, Folate, and Vitamin B5.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Bagel is 51% higher.
  • Bagel contains 3 times more Selenium than Potato bread. While Bagel contains 28.7µg of Selenium, Potato bread contains only 9.5µg.

Bagels, wheat and Bread, potato are the varieties used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +22.7%
Contains more Magnesium +82.1%
Contains more Copper +86.2%
Contains more Manganese +465.2%
Contains more Selenium +202.1%
Contains more Calcium +840%
Contains more Phosphorus +159.9%
Contains more Potassium +335.2%
Contains less Sodium -14.6%
Contains more Zinc +30.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 104% 37% 61% 15% 58% 30% 59% 187% 157%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 57% 85% 20% 159% 64% 49% 40% 32% 34% 52%
Contains more Iron +22.7%
Contains more Magnesium +82.1%
Contains more Copper +86.2%
Contains more Manganese +465.2%
Contains more Selenium +202.1%
Contains more Calcium +840%
Contains more Phosphorus +159.9%
Contains more Potassium +335.2%
Contains less Sodium -14.6%
Contains more Zinc +30.9%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Bagel
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +169.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +117.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.8%
Contains more Folate +65.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +87.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +353.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 7% 0% 0% 101% 49% 64% 23% 34% 57% 0% 6% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 10% 3% 0% 47% 25% 24% 50% 54% 95% 19% 11% 17%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +169.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +117.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.8%
Contains more Folate +65.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +87.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +353.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +11.9%
Contains more Protein +22.5%
Contains more Fats +104.6%
Contains more Other +104.9%
Equal in Carbs - 47.07
10% 49% 38% 2%
Protein: 10.2 g
Fats: 1.53 g
Carbs: 48.89 g
Water: 37.55 g
Other: 1.83 g
13% 3% 47% 34% 4%
Protein: 12.5 g
Fats: 3.13 g
Carbs: 47.07 g
Water: 33.55 g
Other: 3.75 g
Contains more Water +11.9%
Contains more Protein +22.5%
Contains more Fats +104.6%
Contains more Other +104.9%
Equal in Carbs - 47.07

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bagel Potato bread
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bagel Potato bread Opinion
Net carbs 44.79g 40.77g Bagel
Protein 10.2g 12.5g Potato bread
Fats 1.53g 3.13g Potato bread
Carbs 48.89g 47.07g Bagel
Calories 250kcal 266kcal Potato bread
Sugar 6.12g 9.38g Bagel
Fiber 4.1g 6.3g Potato bread
Calcium 20mg 188mg Potato bread
Iron 2.76mg 2.25mg Bagel
Magnesium 51mg 28mg Bagel
Phosphorus 142mg 369mg Potato bread
Potassium 165mg 718mg Potato bread
Sodium 439mg 375mg Potato bread
Zinc 1.1mg 1.44mg Potato bread
Copper 0.175mg 0.094mg Bagel
Manganese 1.43mg 0.253mg Bagel
Selenium 28.7µg 9.5µg Bagel
Vitamin A 0IU 89IU Potato bread
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 24µg Potato bread
Vitamin E 0.32mg 0.47mg Potato bread
Vitamin D 0IU 2IU Potato bread
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Potato bread
Vitamin B1 0.403mg 0.188mg Bagel
Vitamin B2 0.209mg 0.106mg Bagel
Vitamin B3 3.37mg 1.25mg Bagel
Vitamin B5 0.375mg 0.817mg Potato bread
Vitamin B6 0.147mg 0.232mg Potato bread
Folate 76µg 126µg Potato bread
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.15µg Potato bread
Choline 9.8mg 18.4mg Potato bread
Vitamin K 1.5µg 6.8µg Potato bread
Tryptophan 0.081mg Potato bread
Threonine 0.224mg Potato bread
Isoleucine 0.268mg Potato bread
Leucine 0.44mg Potato bread
Lysine 0.311mg Potato bread
Methionine 0.112mg Potato bread
Phenylalanine 0.285mg Potato bread
Valine 0.305mg Potato bread
Histidine 0.143mg Potato bread
Monounsaturated Fat 0.29g 0g Bagel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.936g 0g Bagel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bagel Potato bread
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Bagel
27%
Potato bread
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
71%
Bagel
59%
Potato bread

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato bread
Potato bread contains less Sodium (difference - 64mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato bread
Potato bread is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato bread
Potato bread is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bagel
Bagel is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.26g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bagel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167533/nutrients
  2. Potato bread - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167943/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.