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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
Contains more Calcium +561.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +130.6%
Contains more Potassium +86.8%
Contains more Zinc +32.7%
Contains more Copper +128.6%
Contains more Iron +90.6%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 24% 15% 49% 35% 57% 19% 54%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 46% 17% 22% 19% 3% 15% 24%
Contains more Calcium +561.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +130.6%
Contains more Potassium +86.8%
Contains more Zinc +32.7%
Contains more Copper +128.6%
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
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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 A +339.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +172.7%
Contains more Folate +45.5%
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 70% 11% 0% 90% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 12% 0% 484%
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 A +339.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +172.7%
Contains more Folate +45.5%

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 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 Welsh onion Opinion
Net carbs 9.47g 4.1g Gratin
Protein 5.06g 1.9g Gratin
Fats 7.59g 0.4g Gratin
Carbs 11.27g 6.5g Gratin
Calories 132kcal 34kcal Gratin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.18g Gratin
Fiber 1.8g 2.4g Welsh onion
Calcium 119mg 18mg Gratin
Iron 0.64mg 1.22mg Welsh onion
Magnesium 20mg 23mg Welsh onion
Phosphorus 113mg 49mg Gratin
Potassium 396mg 212mg Gratin
Sodium 433mg 17mg Welsh onion
Zinc 0.69mg 0.52mg Gratin
Copper 0.16mg 0.07mg Gratin
Vitamin A 264IU 1160IU Welsh onion
Vitamin E mg 0.51mg Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 9.9mg 27mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.05mg Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.116mg 0.09mg Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993mg 0.4mg Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387mg 0.169mg Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.174mg 0.072mg Gratin
Folate 11µg 16µg Welsh onion
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 193.4µg Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.021mg Gratin
Threonine 0.192mg 0.074mg Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284mg 0.081mg Gratin
Leucine 0.443mg 0.113mg Gratin
Lysine 0.381mg 0.095mg Gratin
Methionine 0.117mg 0.021mg Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254mg 0.061mg Gratin
Valine 0.325mg 0.084mg Gratin
Histidine 0.151mg 0.033mg Gratin
Cholesterol 23mg 0mg Welsh onion
Trans Fat g 0g Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733g 0.067g Welsh onion
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149g 0.056g Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276g 0.156g Gratin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Gratin Welsh onion
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
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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion contains less Sodium (difference - 416mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
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.

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.