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Gratin vs Summer squash - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Gratin and Summer squash

  • Gratin has more Copper, Phosphorus, Calcium, and Vitamin A, however Summer squash has more Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Gratin is 23% higher.
  • Summer squash has 217 times less Sodium than Gratin. Gratin has 433mg of Sodium, while Summer squash has 2mg.

Food types used in this article are Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter and Squash, summer, all varieties, 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 Iron +82.9%
Contains more Calcium +693.3%
Contains more Potassium +51.1%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Copper +213.7%
Contains more Zinc +137.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +197.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 36% 35% 15% 54% 19% 49% 57%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 17% 8% 17% 1%
Contains more Iron +82.9%
Contains more Calcium +693.3%
Contains more Potassium +51.1%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Copper +213.7%
Contains more Zinc +137.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +197.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +32%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +149.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +71.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.3%
Contains more Folate +163.6%
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 57% 12% 3% 0% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 0% 8% 22%
Contains more Vitamin A +32%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +149.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +71.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.3%
Contains more Folate +163.6%

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
18
Summer squash
Mineral Summary Score
36
Gratin
12
Summer squash

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
7%
Summer squash
Carbohydrates
11%
Gratin
3%
Summer squash
Fats
35%
Gratin
1%
Summer squash

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 Summer squash
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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

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Gratin Summer squash
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?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 431mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.689g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.2g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gratin Summer squash Opinion
Calories 132 16 Gratin
Protein 5.06 1.21 Gratin
Fats 7.59 0.18 Gratin
Vitamin C 9.9 17 Summer squash
Net carbs 9.470000267028809 2.25 Gratin
Carbs 11.27 3.35 Gratin
Cholesterol 23 0 Summer squash
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.64 0.35 Gratin
Calcium 119 15 Gratin
Potassium 396 262 Gratin
Magnesium 20 17 Gratin
Sugar 2.2 Gratin
Fiber 1.8 1.1 Gratin
Copper 0.16 0.051 Gratin
Zinc 0.69 0.29 Gratin
Starch
Phosphorus 113 38 Gratin
Sodium 433 2 Summer squash
Vitamin A 264 200 Gratin
Vitamin E 0.12 Summer squash
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.048 Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.116 0.142 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.993 0.487 Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387 0.155 Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.174 0.218 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3 Summer squash
Folate 11 29 Summer squash
Trans Fat 0 Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733 0.044 Summer squash
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149 0.016 Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276 0.089 Gratin
Tryptophan 0.07 0.011 Gratin
Threonine 0.192 0.028 Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284 0.042 Gratin
Leucine 0.443 0.069 Gratin
Lysine 0.381 0.065 Gratin
Methionine 0.117 0.017 Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254 0.041 Gratin
Valine 0.325 0.053 Gratin
Histidine 0.151 0.025 Gratin
Fructose 0.95 Summer squash

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. Summer squash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170487/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.