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Gratin vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Gratin and Beetroot

  • Gratin has more Phosphorus, Calcium, Copper, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A, while Beetroot has more Folate, and Manganese.
  • Beetroot covers your daily need of Folate 25% more than Gratin.
  • Gratin contains 175 times more Saturated Fat than Beetroot. While Gratin contains 4.733g of Saturated Fat, Beetroot contains only 0.027g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter and Beets, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +643.8%
Contains more Potassium +21.8%
Contains more Copper +113.3%
Contains more Zinc +97.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +182.5%
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains less Sodium -82%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 36% 35% 15% 54% 19% 49% 57%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 5% 29% 17% 25% 10% 18% 11%
Contains more Calcium +643.8%
Contains more Potassium +21.8%
Contains more Copper +113.3%
Contains more Zinc +97.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +182.5%
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains less Sodium -82%

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
Gratin
7
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Contains more Vitamin C +102%
Contains more Vitamin A +700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +106.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +197.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +149.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +159.7%
Contains more Folate +890.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 33% 16% 0% 0% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 0% 0% 9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 2% 1% 0% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 0% 1% 82%
Contains more Vitamin C +102%
Contains more Vitamin A +700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +106.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +197.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +149.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +159.7%
Contains more Folate +890.9%

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.
Gratin Beetroot
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gratin Beetroot Opinion
Calories 132kcal 43kcal Gratin
Protein 5.06g 1.61g Gratin
Fats 7.59g 0.17g Gratin
Vitamin C 9.9mg 4.9mg Gratin
Net carbs 9.47g 6.76g Gratin
Carbs 11.27g 9.56g Gratin
Cholesterol 23mg 0mg Beetroot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.64mg 0.8mg Beetroot
Calcium 119mg 16mg Gratin
Potassium 396mg 325mg Gratin
Magnesium 20mg 23mg Beetroot
Sugar g 6.76g Gratin
Fiber 1.8g 2.8g Beetroot
Copper 0.16mg 0.075mg Gratin
Zinc 0.69mg 0.35mg Gratin
Starch g g
Phosphorus 113mg 40mg Gratin
Sodium 433mg 78mg Beetroot
Vitamin A 264IU 33IU Gratin
Vitamin E mg 0.04mg Beetroot
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.031mg Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.116mg 0.04mg Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993mg 0.334mg Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387mg 0.155mg Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.174mg 0.067mg Gratin
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.2µg Beetroot
Folate 11µg 109µg Beetroot
Trans Fat g 0g Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733g 0.027g Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149g 0.032g Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276g 0.06g Gratin
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.019mg Gratin
Threonine 0.192mg 0.047mg Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284mg 0.048mg Gratin
Leucine 0.443mg 0.068mg Gratin
Lysine 0.381mg 0.058mg Gratin
Methionine 0.117mg 0.018mg Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254mg 0.046mg Gratin
Valine 0.325mg 0.056mg Gratin
Histidine 0.151mg 0.021mg Gratin
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Gratin Beetroot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
15
Gratin
12
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
36
Gratin
18
Beetroot

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
30%
Gratin
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
11%
Gratin
10%
Beetroot
Fats
35%
Gratin
1%
Beetroot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.76g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 64)
Which food is cheaper?
Gratin
Gratin is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beetroot
Beetroot contains less Sodium (difference - 355mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.706g)

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. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/nutrients
  2. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/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.