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Gratin vs Jícama - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Gratin and Jícama?

  • Gratin is richer in Phosphorus, Copper, Calcium, Vitamin B6, and Potassium, yet Jícama is richer in Fiber, and Vitamin C.
  • Gratin's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 24% higher.
  • Gratin has 10000000 times more Cholesterol than Jícama. Gratin has 23mg of Cholesterol, while Jícama has 0mg.

We used Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter and Yambean (jicama), raw types in this comparison.

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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
Gratin
7
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Contains more Calcium +891.7%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +527.8%
Contains more Potassium +164%
Contains more Zinc +331.3%
Contains more Copper +233.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.6
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 24% 15% 49% 35% 57% 19% 54%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 23% 9% 8% 14% 1% 5% 16%
Contains more Calcium +891.7%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +527.8%
Contains more Potassium +164%
Contains more Zinc +331.3%
Contains more Copper +233.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.6

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
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +1157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +396.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +104%
Equal in Folate - 12
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 16% 0% 0% 33% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 9% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 10% 0% 68% 5% 7% 4% 9% 10% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +396.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +104%
Equal in Folate - 12

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 Jícama
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gratin Jícama Opinion
Net carbs 9.47g 3.92g Gratin
Protein 5.06g 0.72g Gratin
Fats 7.59g 0.09g Gratin
Carbs 11.27g 8.82g Gratin
Calories 132kcal 38kcal Gratin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.8g Gratin
Fiber 1.8g 4.9g Jícama
Calcium 119mg 12mg Gratin
Iron 0.64mg 0.6mg Gratin
Magnesium 20mg 12mg Gratin
Phosphorus 113mg 18mg Gratin
Potassium 396mg 150mg Gratin
Sodium 433mg 4mg Jícama
Zinc 0.69mg 0.16mg Gratin
Copper 0.16mg 0.048mg Gratin
Vitamin A 264IU 21IU Gratin
Vitamin E mg 0.46mg Jícama
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 9.9mg 20.2mg Jícama
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.02mg Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.116mg 0.029mg Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993mg 0.2mg Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387mg 0.135mg Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.174mg 0.042mg Gratin
Folate 11µg 12µg Jícama
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.3µg Jícama
Tryptophan 0.07mg mg Gratin
Threonine 0.192mg 0.018mg Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284mg 0.016mg Gratin
Leucine 0.443mg 0.025mg Gratin
Lysine 0.381mg 0.026mg Gratin
Methionine 0.117mg 0.007mg Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254mg 0.017mg Gratin
Valine 0.325mg 0.022mg Gratin
Histidine 0.151mg 0.019mg Gratin
Cholesterol 23mg 0mg Jícama
Trans Fat g 0g Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733g 0.021g Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149g 0.005g Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276g 0.043g Gratin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Gratin Jícama
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
10
Jícama
Mineral Summary Score
36
Gratin
10
Jícama

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
4%
Jícama
Carbohydrates
11%
Gratin
9%
Jícama
Fats
35%
Gratin
0%
Jícama

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 429mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.712g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.8g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in minerals
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.

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. Jícama - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170073/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.