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Gratin vs Welsh onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Gratin and Welsh onion?

  • Gratin is richer in Calcium, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, and Potassium, yet Welsh onion is richer in Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Gratin's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 23% higher.
  • Gratin has 25 times more Sodium than Welsh onion. Gratin has 433mg of Sodium, while Welsh onion has 17mg.
  • Welsh onion contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter and Onions, welsh, raw types in this comparison.

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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
5
:
Contains more Calcium +561.1%
Contains more Potassium +86.8%
Contains more Copper +128.6%
Contains more Zinc +32.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +130.6%
Contains more Iron +90.6%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 36% 35% 15% 54% 19% 49% 57%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 46% 6% 19% 17% 24% 15% 22% 3%
Contains more Calcium +561.1%
Contains more Potassium +86.8%
Contains more Copper +128.6%
Contains more Zinc +32.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +130.6%
Contains more Iron +90.6%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +129%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +339.4%
Contains more Folate +45.5%
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 90% 70% 11% 0% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 0% 484% 12%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +129%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +339.4%
Contains more Folate +45.5%

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
61
Welsh onion
Mineral Summary Score
36
Gratin
18
Welsh onion

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
11%
Welsh onion
Carbohydrates
11%
Gratin
7%
Welsh onion
Fats
35%
Gratin
2%
Welsh onion

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 Welsh onion
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 Welsh onion
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?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion contains less Sodium (difference - 416mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.666g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.18g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
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 Welsh onion Opinion
Calories 132 34 Gratin
Protein 5.06 1.9 Gratin
Fats 7.59 0.4 Gratin
Vitamin C 9.9 27 Welsh onion
Carbs 11.27 6.5 Gratin
Cholesterol 23 0 Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.64 1.22 Welsh onion
Calcium 119 18 Gratin
Potassium 396 212 Gratin
Magnesium 20 23 Welsh onion
Sugar 2.18 Gratin
Fiber 1.8 2.4 Welsh onion
Copper 0.16 0.07 Gratin
Zinc 0.69 0.52 Gratin
Starch
Phosphorus 113 49 Gratin
Sodium 433 17 Welsh onion
Vitamin A 264 1160 Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.51 Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.05 Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.116 0.09 Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993 0.4 Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387 0.169 Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.174 0.072 Gratin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 193.4 Welsh onion
Folate 11 16 Welsh onion
Trans Fat 0 Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733 0.067 Welsh onion
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149 0.056 Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276 0.156 Gratin
Tryptophan 0.07 0.021 Gratin
Threonine 0.192 0.074 Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284 0.081 Gratin
Leucine 0.443 0.113 Gratin
Lysine 0.381 0.095 Gratin
Methionine 0.117 0.021 Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254 0.061 Gratin
Valine 0.325 0.084 Gratin
Histidine 0.151 0.033 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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.