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Gratin vs Shallot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Gratin and Shallot

  • Gratin has more Calcium, Copper, Phosphorus and Vitamin B2, however Shallot is richer in Vitamin B6, Vitamin A and Iron.
  • Gratin covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 24% more than Shallot.
  • Shallot has 36 times less Sodium than Gratin. Gratin has 433mg of Sodium, while Shallot has 12mg.
  • Shallot contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter and Shallots, 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
Gratin
5
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Contains more Calcium +221.6%
Contains more Potassium +18.6%
Contains more Copper +81.8%
Contains more Zinc +72.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.3%
Contains more Iron +87.5%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 36% 35% 15% 54% 19% 49% 57%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 12% 30% 15% 30% 11% 26% 2%
Contains more Calcium +221.6%
Contains more Potassium +18.6%
Contains more Copper +81.8%
Contains more Zinc +72.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.3%
Contains more Iron +87.5%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 21

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +6500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +480%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +396.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.3%
Contains more Folate +209.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.06
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 27% 1% 1% 0% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 0% 2% 26%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +6500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +480%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +396.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.3%
Contains more Folate +209.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.06

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
15
Gratin
15
Shallot
Mineral Summary Score
36
Gratin
21
Shallot

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 the food
Protein
30%
Gratin
15%
Shallot
Carbohydrates
11%
Gratin
17%
Shallot
Fats
35%
Gratin
0%
Shallot

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Gratin Shallot
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 Cholesterol?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 421mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.716g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Gratin
Gratin contains less Sugars (difference - 7.87g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Gratin
Gratin is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Gratin Shallot Opinion
Calories 132 72 Gratin
Protein 5.06 2.5 Gratin
Fats 7.59 0.1 Gratin
Vitamin C 9.9 8 Gratin
Carbs 11.27 16.8 Shallot
Cholesterol 23 0 Shallot
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.64 1.2 Shallot
Calcium 119 37 Gratin
Potassium 396 334 Gratin
Magnesium 20 21 Shallot
Sugars 7.87 Gratin
Fiber 1.8 3.2 Shallot
Copper 0.16 0.088 Gratin
Zinc 0.69 0.4 Gratin
Starch
Phosphorus 113 60 Gratin
Sodium 433 12 Shallot
Vitamin A 264 4 Gratin
Vitamin E 0.04 Shallot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.06 Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.116 0.02 Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993 0.2 Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387 0.29 Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.174 0.345 Shallot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.8 Shallot
Folate 11 34 Shallot
Trans Fat 0 Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733 0.017 Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149 0.014 Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276 0.039 Gratin
Tryptophan 0.07 0.028 Gratin
Threonine 0.192 0.098 Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284 0.106 Gratin
Leucine 0.443 0.149 Gratin
Lysine 0.381 0.125 Gratin
Methionine 0.117 0.027 Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254 0.081 Gratin
Valine 0.325 0.11 Gratin
Histidine 0.151 0.043 Gratin
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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 of 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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.