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Gratin vs Sweet potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Gratin and Sweet potato

  • Gratin has more Phosphorus, Calcium, and Vitamin C, however Sweet potato is richer in Vitamin A, and Vitamin B5.
  • Sweet potato covers your daily Vitamin A needs 72% more than Gratin.
  • Sweet potato has 263 times less Saturated Fat than Gratin. Gratin has 4.733g of Saturated Fat, while Sweet potato has 0.018g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter and Sweet potato, raw, unprepared.

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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 +296.7%
Contains more Potassium +17.5%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +140.4%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -87.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.61
Equal in Copper - 0.151
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 36% 35% 15% 54% 19% 49% 57%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 9% 30% 18% 51% 9% 21% 8%
Contains more Calcium +296.7%
Contains more Potassium +17.5%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +140.4%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -87.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.61
Equal in Copper - 0.151

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
3
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Contains more Vitamin C +312.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +5273.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.1%
Equal in Folate - 11
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 8% 852% 6% 0% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 0% 5% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +312.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +5273.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.1%
Equal in Folate - 11

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
85
Sweet potato
Mineral Summary Score
36
Gratin
21
Sweet potato

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
9%
Sweet potato
Carbohydrates
11%
Gratin
20%
Sweet potato
Fats
35%
Gratin
0%
Sweet potato

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

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Gratin Sweet potato
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?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato contains less Sodium (difference - 378mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.715g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.18g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is cheaper?
Gratin
Gratin is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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 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 Sweet potato Opinion
Calories 132 86 Gratin
Protein 5.06 1.57 Gratin
Fats 7.59 0.05 Gratin
Vitamin C 9.9 2.4 Gratin
Carbs 11.27 20.12 Sweet potato
Cholesterol 23 0 Sweet potato
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.64 0.61 Gratin
Calcium 119 30 Gratin
Potassium 396 337 Gratin
Magnesium 20 25 Sweet potato
Sugar 4.18 Gratin
Fiber 1.8 3 Sweet potato
Copper 0.16 0.151 Gratin
Zinc 0.69 0.3 Gratin
Starch 12.65 Sweet potato
Phosphorus 113 47 Gratin
Sodium 433 55 Sweet potato
Vitamin A 264 14187 Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26 Sweet potato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.078 Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.116 0.061 Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993 0.557 Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387 0.8 Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.174 0.209 Sweet potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.8 Sweet potato
Folate 11 11
Trans Fat 0 Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733 0.018 Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149 0.001 Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276 0.014 Gratin
Tryptophan 0.07 0.031 Gratin
Threonine 0.192 0.083 Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284 0.055 Gratin
Leucine 0.443 0.092 Gratin
Lysine 0.381 0.066 Gratin
Methionine 0.117 0.029 Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254 0.089 Gratin
Valine 0.325 0.086 Gratin
Histidine 0.151 0.031 Gratin
Fructose 0.7 Sweet potato

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. Sweet potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168482/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.