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Cassava vs. Yautia — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Cassava and Yautia

  • Cassava has more Vitamin C, and Manganese, however, Yautia is higher in Copper, Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Iron.
  • Yautia covers your daily Copper needs 17% more than Cassava.
  • Yautia contains 4 times less Vitamin C than Cassava. Cassava contains 20.6mg of Vitamin C, while Yautia contains 5.2mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Cassava, raw and Yautia (tannier), raw.

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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.
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Yautia
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Manganese +106.5%
Contains more Iron +263%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.9%
Contains more Potassium +120.7%
Contains more Zinc +47.1%
Contains more Copper +157%
Equal in Selenium - 0.7
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4.8% 10% 15% 12% 24% 1.8% 9.3% 33% 50% 3.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2.7% 37% 17% 22% 53% 2.7% 14% 86% 24% 3.8%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Manganese +106.5%
Contains more Iron +263%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.9%
Contains more Potassium +120.7%
Contains more Zinc +47.1%
Contains more Copper +157%
Equal in Selenium - 0.7

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.
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Yautia
Contains more Vitamin A +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +296.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28%
Contains more Folate +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +169.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0.78% 3.8% 0% 69% 22% 11% 16% 6.4% 20% 20% 0% 13% 4.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0.48% 0% 0% 17% 24% 9.2% 13% 13% 55% 13% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +296.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28%
Contains more Folate +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +169.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Yautia
Contains more Carbs +61.1%
Contains more Fats +42.9%
Contains more Water +22.4%
Contains more Other +133.9%
Equal in Protein - 1.46
38% 60%
Protein: 1.36 g
Fats: 0.28 g
Carbs: 38.06 g
Water: 59.68 g
Other: 0.62 g
24% 73%
Protein: 1.46 g
Fats: 0.4 g
Carbs: 23.63 g
Water: 73.06 g
Other: 1.45 g
Contains more Carbs +61.1%
Contains more Fats +42.9%
Contains more Water +22.4%
Contains more Other +133.9%
Equal in Protein - 1.46

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Yautia
38% 38% 24%
Saturated Fat: 0.074 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.075 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.048 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 0.082 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cassava Yautia Opinion
Net carbs 36.26g 22.13g Cassava
Protein 1.36g 1.46g Yautia
Fats 0.28g 0.4g Yautia
Carbs 38.06g 23.63g Cassava
Calories 160kcal 98kcal Cassava
Sugar 1.7g Yautia
Fiber 1.8g 1.5g Cassava
Calcium 16mg 9mg Cassava
Iron 0.27mg 0.98mg Yautia
Magnesium 21mg 24mg Yautia
Phosphorus 27mg 51mg Yautia
Potassium 271mg 598mg Yautia
Sodium 14mg 21mg Cassava
Zinc 0.34mg 0.5mg Yautia
Copper 0.1mg 0.257mg Yautia
Manganese 0.384mg 0.186mg Cassava
Selenium 0.7µg 0.7µg
Vitamin A 13IU 8IU Cassava
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Cassava
Vitamin E 0.19mg Cassava
Vitamin C 20.6mg 5.2mg Cassava
Vitamin B1 0.087mg 0.097mg Yautia
Vitamin B2 0.048mg 0.04mg Cassava
Vitamin B3 0.854mg 0.667mg Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.107mg 0.209mg Yautia
Vitamin B6 0.088mg 0.237mg Yautia
Folate 27µg 17µg Cassava
Choline 23.7mg Cassava
Vitamin K 1.9µg Cassava
Tryptophan 0.019mg Cassava
Threonine 0.028mg Cassava
Isoleucine 0.027mg Cassava
Leucine 0.039mg Cassava
Lysine 0.044mg Cassava
Methionine 0.011mg Cassava
Phenylalanine 0.026mg Cassava
Valine 0.035mg Cassava
Histidine 0.02mg Cassava
Saturated Fat 0.074g 0.082g Cassava
Monounsaturated Fat 0.075g Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048g Cassava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cassava Yautia
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
14%
Cassava
11%
Yautia
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
16%
Cassava
26%
Yautia

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Yautia
Yautia is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.7g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Yautia
Yautia is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food is cheaper?
Yautia
Yautia is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Yautia
Yautia is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cassava
Cassava contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cassava
Cassava is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Cassava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169985/nutrients
  2. Yautia - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169401/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.