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Celtuce vs. Potato — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Celtuce and Potato different?

  • Celtuce is higher in Manganese, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin C, however, Potato is richer in Vitamin B6, Copper, Iron, Potassium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Celtuce is 20% higher.
  • Celtuce contains 175 times more Vitamin A RAE than Potato. While Celtuce contains 175µg of Vitamin A RAE, Potato contains only 1µg.

Celtuce, raw and Potatoes, baked, flesh and skin, without salt 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.
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Potato
Contains more Calcium +160%
Contains more Manganese +214.2%
Contains more Selenium +125%
Contains more Iron +96.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +79.5%
Contains more Potassium +62.1%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Copper +195%
Equal in Magnesium - 28
Equal in Sodium - 10
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 21% 20% 17% 30% 2% 8% 14% 90% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 41% 20% 30% 48% 2% 10% 40% 29% 3%
Contains more Calcium +160%
Contains more Manganese +214.2%
Contains more Selenium +125%
Contains more Iron +96.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +79.5%
Contains more Potassium +62.1%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Copper +195%
Equal in Magnesium - 28
Equal in Sodium - 10

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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Potato
Contains more Vitamin A +34900%
Contains more Vitamin C +103.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.8%
Contains more Folate +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +156.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +522%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 210% 0% 0% 65% 14% 17% 11% 11% 12% 35% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 32% 16% 12% 27% 23% 72% 22% 0% 9% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +34900%
Contains more Vitamin C +103.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.8%
Contains more Folate +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +156.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +522%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Potato
Contains more Fats +130.8%
Contains more Water +26.2%
Contains more Protein +194.1%
Contains more Carbs +479.5%
Contains more Other +90%
4% 95%
Protein: 0.85 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 3.65 g
Water: 94.5 g
Other: 0.7 g
3% 21% 75%
Protein: 2.5 g
Fats: 0.13 g
Carbs: 21.15 g
Water: 74.89 g
Other: 1.33 g
Contains more Fats +130.8%
Contains more Water +26.2%
Contains more Protein +194.1%
Contains more Carbs +479.5%
Contains more Other +90%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Celtuce Potato Opinion
Net carbs 1.95g 18.95g Potato
Protein 0.85g 2.5g Potato
Fats 0.3g 0.13g Celtuce
Carbs 3.65g 21.15g Potato
Calories 18kcal 93kcal Potato
Starch 17.27g Potato
Fructose 0.34g Potato
Sugar 1.18g Celtuce
Fiber 1.7g 2.2g Potato
Calcium 39mg 15mg Celtuce
Iron 0.55mg 1.08mg Potato
Magnesium 28mg 28mg
Phosphorus 39mg 70mg Potato
Potassium 330mg 535mg Potato
Sodium 11mg 10mg Potato
Zinc 0.27mg 0.36mg Potato
Copper 0.04mg 0.118mg Potato
Manganese 0.688mg 0.219mg Celtuce
Selenium 0.9µg 0.4µg Celtuce
Vitamin A 3500IU 10IU Celtuce
Vitamin A RAE 175µg 1µg Celtuce
Vitamin E 0.04mg Potato
Vitamin C 19.5mg 9.6mg Celtuce
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.064mg Potato
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.048mg Celtuce
Vitamin B3 0.55mg 1.41mg Potato
Vitamin B5 0.183mg 0.376mg Potato
Vitamin B6 0.05mg 0.311mg Potato
Folate 46µg 28µg Celtuce
Choline 14.8mg Potato
Vitamin K 2µg Potato
Tryptophan 0.006mg 0.025mg Potato
Threonine 0.039mg 0.081mg Potato
Isoleucine 0.055mg 0.08mg Potato
Leucine 0.052mg 0.119mg Potato
Lysine 0.055mg 0.13mg Potato
Methionine 0.01mg 0.038mg Potato
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.099mg Potato
Valine 0.046mg 0.125mg Potato
Histidine 0.015mg 0.042mg Potato
Saturated Fat 0.034g Celtuce
Monounsaturated Fat 0.003g Potato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.057g Potato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Celtuce Potato
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
29%
Celtuce
17%
Potato
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Celtuce
22%
Potato

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celtuce
Celtuce is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.18g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Celtuce
Celtuce is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.034g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celtuce
Celtuce is lower in glycemic index (difference - 86)
Which food is cheaper?
Celtuce
Celtuce is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Celtuce - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169990/nutrients
  2. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170093/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.