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Gratin vs Taro - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Gratin and Taro

  • Gratin has more Calcium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A, and Vitamin C, while Taro has more Manganese, Fiber, and Vitamin B6.
  • Gratin's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 23% higher.
  • Taro contains 39 times less Sodium than Gratin. Gratin contains 433mg of Sodium, while Taro contains 11mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Taro is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter and Taro, 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
4
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4
Taro
Contains more Iron +16.4%
Contains more Calcium +176.7%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.5%
Contains more Potassium +49.2%
Contains more Magnesium +65%
Contains less Sodium -97.5%
Equal in Copper - 0.172
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 36% 35% 15% 54% 19% 49% 57%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 13% 53% 24% 58% 7% 36% 2%
Contains more Iron +16.4%
Contains more Calcium +176.7%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.5%
Contains more Potassium +49.2%
Contains more Magnesium +65%
Contains less Sodium -97.5%
Equal in Copper - 0.172

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
5
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5
Taro
Contains more Vitamin C +120%
Contains more Vitamin A +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +364%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.6%
Contains more Folate +100%
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 15% 5% 48% 0% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 0% 3% 17%
Contains more Vitamin C +120%
Contains more Vitamin A +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +364%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.6%
Contains more Folate +100%

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
Taro
Mineral Summary Score
36
Gratin
26
Taro

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%
Taro
Carbohydrates
11%
Gratin
26%
Taro
Fats
35%
Gratin
1%
Taro

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 Taro
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 Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Gratin Taro
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?
Taro
Taro is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 422mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taro
Taro is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.692g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 53)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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 Taro Opinion
Calories 132 112 Gratin
Protein 5.06 1.5 Gratin
Fats 7.59 0.2 Gratin
Vitamin C 9.9 4.5 Gratin
Carbs 11.27 26.46 Taro
Cholesterol 23 0 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.64 0.55 Gratin
Calcium 119 43 Gratin
Potassium 396 591 Taro
Magnesium 20 33 Taro
Sugar 0.4 Gratin
Fiber 1.8 4.1 Taro
Copper 0.16 0.172 Taro
Zinc 0.69 0.23 Gratin
Starch
Phosphorus 113 84 Gratin
Sodium 433 11 Taro
Vitamin A 264 76 Gratin
Vitamin E 2.38 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.095 Taro
Vitamin B2 0.116 0.025 Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993 0.6 Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387 0.303 Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.174 0.283 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1 Taro
Folate 11 22 Taro
Trans Fat 0 Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733 0.041 Taro
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149 0.016 Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276 0.083 Gratin
Tryptophan 0.07 0.023 Gratin
Threonine 0.192 0.069 Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284 0.054 Gratin
Leucine 0.443 0.111 Gratin
Lysine 0.381 0.067 Gratin
Methionine 0.117 0.02 Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254 0.082 Gratin
Valine 0.325 0.082 Gratin
Histidine 0.151 0.034 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 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. Taro - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169308/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.