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Danish pastry vs Pancake - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Danish pastry and Pancake different?

  • Danish pastry is richer in Selenium, Manganese, Folate, and Monounsaturated Fat, while Pancake is higher in Calcium, Phosphorus, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Danish pastry covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 23% more than Pancake.
  • Danish pastry contains 5 times more Monounsaturated Fat than Pancake. Danish pastry contains 11.313g of Monounsaturated Fat, while Pancake contains 2.474g.
  • Pancake is lower in Saturated Fat.

Danish pastry, cheese and Pancakes, plain, prepared from recipe types were 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Copper +81.6%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Calcium +525.7%
Contains more Potassium +34.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.2%
Equal in Iron - 1.8
Equal in Magnesium - 16
Equal in Sodium - 439
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 68% 11% 9% 11% 30% 20% 47% 55%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 68% 66% 12% 12% 17% 16% 69% 58%
Contains more Copper +81.6%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Calcium +525.7%
Contains more Potassium +34.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.2%
Equal in Iron - 1.8
Equal in Magnesium - 16
Equal in Sodium - 439

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 B3 +27.6%
Contains more Folate +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +53.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.201
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.281
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.22
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 1% 8% 7% 0% 48% 60% 38% 19% 10% 25% 18% 45%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 1% 12% 0% 0% 51% 65% 30% 25% 11% 28% 0% 29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.6%
Contains more Folate +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +53.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.201
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.281
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.22

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
23
Danish pastry
21
Pancake
Mineral Summary Score
31
Danish pastry
39
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 food.
Protein
48%
Danish pastry
38%
Pancake
Carbohydrates
37%
Danish pastry
28%
Pancake
Fats
101%
Danish pastry
45%
Pancake

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Danish pastry Pancake
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Danish pastry 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 Sugar?
Pancake
Pancake is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.95g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pancake
Pancake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.672g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pancake
Pancake is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Danish pastry
Danish pastry is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 36mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Danish pastry
Danish pastry contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Danish pastry
Danish pastry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Danish pastry Pancake Opinion
Calories 374 227 Danish pastry
Protein 8 6.4 Danish pastry
Fats 21.9 9.7 Danish pastry
Vitamin C 0.1 0.3 Pancake
Carbs 37.2 28.3 Danish pastry
Cholesterol 23 59 Danish pastry
Vitamin D 2 Danish pastry
Iron 1.8 1.8
Calcium 35 219 Pancake
Potassium 98 132 Pancake
Magnesium 15 16 Pancake
Sugar 6.95 Pancake
Fiber 1 Danish pastry
Copper 0.089 0.049 Danish pastry
Zinc 0.7 0.56 Danish pastry
Starch
Phosphorus 108 159 Pancake
Sodium 417 439 Danish pastry
Vitamin A 128 196 Pancake
Vitamin E 0.35 Danish pastry
Vitamin D 0 Danish pastry
Vitamin B1 0.19 0.201 Pancake
Vitamin B2 0.26 0.281 Pancake
Vitamin B3 2 1.567 Danish pastry
Vitamin B5 0.304 0.405 Pancake
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.046 Pancake
Vitamin B12 0.2 0.22 Pancake
Vitamin K 6.9 Danish pastry
Folate 60 38 Danish pastry
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.794 2.122 Pancake
Monounsaturated Fat 11.313 2.474 Danish pastry
Polyunsaturated fat 2.575 4.447 Pancake
Tryptophan 0.089 0.08 Danish pastry
Threonine 0.293 0.237 Danish pastry
Isoleucine 0.371 0.297 Danish pastry
Leucine 0.644 0.513 Danish pastry
Lysine 0.43 0.321 Danish pastry
Methionine 0.174 0.147 Danish pastry
Phenylalanine 0.402 0.319 Danish pastry
Valine 0.412 0.335 Danish pastry
Histidine 0.205 0.152 Danish pastry
Fructose

References

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

  1. Danish pastry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172754/nutrients
  2. Pancake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175009/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.