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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 RAE, however Summer squash has more Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Gratin is 23% higher.
  • Summer squash has 10000000 times less Cholesterol than Gratin. Gratin has 23mg of Cholesterol, while Summer squash has 0mg.

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 Calcium +693.3%
Contains more Iron +82.9%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +197.4%
Contains more Potassium +51.1%
Contains more Zinc +137.9%
Contains more Copper +213.7%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 24% 15% 49% 35% 57% 19% 54%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 1% 8% 17%
Contains more Calcium +693.3%
Contains more Iron +82.9%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +197.4%
Contains more Potassium +51.1%
Contains more Zinc +137.9%
Contains more Copper +213.7%
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 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 12% 3% 0% 57% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 22% 0% 8%
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%

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 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 Summer squash Opinion
Net carbs 9.47g 2.25g Gratin
Protein 5.06g 1.21g Gratin
Fats 7.59g 0.18g Gratin
Carbs 11.27g 3.35g Gratin
Calories 132kcal 16kcal Gratin
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.95g Summer squash
Sugar g 2.2g Gratin
Fiber 1.8g 1.1g Gratin
Calcium 119mg 15mg Gratin
Iron 0.64mg 0.35mg Gratin
Magnesium 20mg 17mg Gratin
Phosphorus 113mg 38mg Gratin
Potassium 396mg 262mg Gratin
Sodium 433mg 2mg Summer squash
Zinc 0.69mg 0.29mg Gratin
Copper 0.16mg 0.051mg Gratin
Vitamin A 264IU 200IU Gratin
Vitamin E mg 0.12mg Summer squash
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 9.9mg 17mg Summer squash
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.048mg Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.116mg 0.142mg Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.993mg 0.487mg Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387mg 0.155mg Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.174mg 0.218mg Summer squash
Folate 11µg 29µg Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 3µg Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.011mg Gratin
Threonine 0.192mg 0.028mg Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284mg 0.042mg Gratin
Leucine 0.443mg 0.069mg Gratin
Lysine 0.381mg 0.065mg Gratin
Methionine 0.117mg 0.017mg Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254mg 0.041mg Gratin
Valine 0.325mg 0.053mg Gratin
Histidine 0.151mg 0.025mg Gratin
Cholesterol 23mg 0mg Summer squash
Trans Fat g 0g Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733g 0.044g Summer squash
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149g 0.016g Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276g 0.089g Gratin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Gratin Summer squash
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
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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 431mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
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.

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.