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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 RAE, and Vitamin B5.
  • Sweet potato covers your daily Vitamin A RAE 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 Phosphorus +140.4%
Contains more Potassium +17.5%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -87.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.61
Equal in Copper - 0.151
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 24% 15% 49% 35% 57% 19% 54%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 23% 18% 21% 30% 8% 9% 51%
Contains more Calcium +296.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +140.4%
Contains more Potassium +17.5%
Contains more Zinc +130%
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
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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 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 852% 6% 0% 8% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 9% 0% 5%
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

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gratin Sweet potato Opinion
Net carbs 9.47g 17.12g Sweet potato
Protein 5.06g 1.57g Gratin
Fats 7.59g 0.05g Gratin
Carbs 11.27g 20.12g Sweet potato
Calories 132kcal 86kcal Gratin
Starch g 12.65g Sweet potato
Fructose g 0.7g Sweet potato
Sugar g 4.18g Gratin
Fiber 1.8g 3g Sweet potato
Calcium 119mg 30mg Gratin
Iron 0.64mg 0.61mg Gratin
Magnesium 20mg 25mg Sweet potato
Phosphorus 113mg 47mg Gratin
Potassium 396mg 337mg Gratin
Sodium 433mg 55mg Sweet potato
Zinc 0.69mg 0.3mg Gratin
Copper 0.16mg 0.151mg Gratin
Vitamin A 264IU 14187IU Sweet potato
Vitamin E mg 0.26mg Sweet potato
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 9.9mg 2.4mg Gratin
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.078mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.116mg 0.061mg Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993mg 0.557mg Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387mg 0.8mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.174mg 0.209mg Sweet potato
Folate 11µg 11µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 1.8µg Sweet potato
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.031mg Gratin
Threonine 0.192mg 0.083mg Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284mg 0.055mg Gratin
Leucine 0.443mg 0.092mg Gratin
Lysine 0.381mg 0.066mg Gratin
Methionine 0.117mg 0.029mg Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254mg 0.089mg Gratin
Valine 0.325mg 0.086mg Gratin
Histidine 0.151mg 0.031mg Gratin
Cholesterol 23mg 0mg Sweet potato
Trans Fat g 0g Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733g 0.018g Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149g 0.001g Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276g 0.014g Gratin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Gratin Sweet potato
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
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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato contains less Sodium (difference - 378mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
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.

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.