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Broccoli vs Potato pancake - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Broccoli and Potato pancake

  • Broccoli has more Vitamin K and Vitamin C, however Potato pancake is richer in Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin B12, Iron and Selenium.
  • Broccoli's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 82% more.
  • Broccoli contains 3 times more Vitamin C than Potato pancake. Broccoli contains 89.2mg of Vitamin C, while Potato pancake contains 27.6mg.
  • Broccoli contains less Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Broccoli, raw and Potato pancakes.

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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" 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 +46.9%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Contains more Iron +128.8%
Contains more Potassium +96.8%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +267.3%
Contains more Zinc +70.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +93.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 28% 15% 17% 12% 29% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 10% 55% 26% 60% 20% 55% 100%
Contains more Calcium +46.9%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Contains more Iron +128.8%
Contains more Potassium +96.8%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +267.3%
Contains more Zinc +70.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +93.9%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +223.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +451.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +239.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +3663%
Contains more Folate +53.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 298% 38% 16% 0% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 0% 254% 48%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 93% 7% 5% 9% 40% 40% 32% 46% 104% 37% 7% 31%
Contains more Vitamin C +223.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +451.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +239.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +3663%
Contains more Folate +53.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
65
Broccoli
37
Potato pancake
Mineral Summary Score
18
Broccoli
48
Potato pancake

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
17%
Broccoli
36%
Potato pancake
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
28%
Potato pancake
Fats
2%
Broccoli
68%
Potato pancake

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.
Broccoli Potato pancake
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Broccoli Potato pancake
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sugars (difference - 0.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 731mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.457g)
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.

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 Broccoli Potato pancake Opinion
Calories 34 268 Potato pancake
Protein 2.82 6.08 Potato pancake
Fats 0.37 14.76 Potato pancake
Vitamin C 89.2 27.6 Broccoli
Carbs 6.64 27.81 Potato pancake
Cholesterol 0 95 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 11 Potato pancake
Iron 0.73 1.67 Potato pancake
Calcium 47 32 Broccoli
Potassium 316 622 Potato pancake
Magnesium 21 36 Potato pancake
Sugars 1.7 1.79 Broccoli
Fiber 2.6 3.3 Potato pancake
Copper 0.049 0.18 Potato pancake
Zinc 0.41 0.7 Potato pancake
Starch 0 20.88 Potato pancake
Phosphorus 66 128 Potato pancake
Sodium 33 764 Broccoli
Vitamin A 623 113 Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.78 0.23 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0.3 Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.158 Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.117 0.173 Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 0.639 1.672 Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.573 0.757 Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.175 0.448 Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0 0.29 Potato pancake
Vitamin K 101.6 2.7 Broccoli
Folate 63 41 Broccoli
Trans Fat 0 Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 0.039 2.496 Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 3.73 Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038 7.516 Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.033 0.087 Potato pancake
Threonine 0.088 0.24 Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.079 0.28 Potato pancake
Leucine 0.129 0.442 Potato pancake
Lysine 0.135 0.389 Potato pancake
Methionine 0.038 0.137 Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.117 0.3 Potato pancake
Valine 0.125 0.369 Potato pancake
Histidine 0.059 0.141 Potato pancake
Fructose 0.68 0.56 Broccoli

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/nutrients
  2. Potato pancake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170092/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.