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Gratin vs Zucchini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Gratin and Zucchini

  • Gratin has more Copper, Phosphorus, Calcium and Vitamin A, however Zucchini is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Gratin covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 23% more than Zucchini.
  • Zucchini has 54 times less Sodium than Gratin. Gratin has 433mg of Sodium, while Zucchini has 8mg.
  • Zucchini contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter and Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, 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
7
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Contains more Iron +73%
Contains more Calcium +643.8%
Contains more Potassium +51.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +201.9%
Contains more Zinc +115.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +197.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 36% 35% 15% 54% 19% 49% 57%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 18% 9% 17% 2%
Contains more Iron +73%
Contains more Calcium +643.8%
Contains more Potassium +51.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +201.9%
Contains more Zinc +115.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +197.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 18

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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin A +32%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +120.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +89.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +80.8%
Contains more Folate +118.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.163
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 60% 12% 3% 0% 12% 22% 9% 13% 38% 0% 11% 18%
Contains more Vitamin A +32%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +120.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +89.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +80.8%
Contains more Folate +118.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.163

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
15
Gratin
16
Zucchini
Mineral Summary Score
36
Gratin
12
Zucchini

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 the food
Protein
30%
Gratin
7%
Zucchini
Carbohydrates
11%
Gratin
3%
Zucchini
Fats
35%
Gratin
1%
Zucchini

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Gratin Zucchini
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Gratin Zucchini
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?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 425mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.649g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Gratin
Gratin contains less Sugars (difference - 2.5g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Gratin
Gratin is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Gratin Zucchini Opinion
Calories 132 17 Gratin
Protein 5.06 1.21 Gratin
Fats 7.59 0.32 Gratin
Vitamin C 9.9 17.9 Zucchini
Carbs 11.27 3.11 Gratin
Cholesterol 23 0 Zucchini
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.64 0.37 Gratin
Calcium 119 16 Gratin
Potassium 396 261 Gratin
Magnesium 20 18 Gratin
Sugars 2.5 Gratin
Fiber 1.8 1 Gratin
Copper 0.16 0.053 Gratin
Zinc 0.69 0.32 Gratin
Starch 0 Zucchini
Phosphorus 113 38 Gratin
Sodium 433 8 Zucchini
Vitamin A 264 200 Gratin
Vitamin E 0.12 Zucchini
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.045 Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.116 0.094 Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993 0.451 Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387 0.204 Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.174 0.163 Gratin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 Zucchini
Folate 11 24 Zucchini
Trans Fat 0 Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733 0.084 Zucchini
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149 0.011 Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276 0.091 Gratin
Tryptophan 0.07 0.01 Gratin
Threonine 0.192 0.029 Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284 0.044 Gratin
Leucine 0.443 0.071 Gratin
Lysine 0.381 0.067 Gratin
Methionine 0.117 0.018 Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254 0.043 Gratin
Valine 0.325 0.054 Gratin
Histidine 0.151 0.026 Gratin
Fructose 1.38 Zucchini

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 of 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. Zucchini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169291/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.