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Jícama vs Gratin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Jícama and Gratin?

  • Jícama is richer in Fiber, and Vitamin C, yet Gratin is richer in Phosphorus, Copper, Calcium, Vitamin B6, and Potassium.
  • Gratin's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 24% higher.
  • Jícama has 3 times more Fiber than Gratin. Jícama has 4.9g of Fiber, while Gratin has 1.8g.
  • Jícama contains less Sodium.

We used Yambean (jicama), raw and Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter 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
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Gratin
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Calcium +891.7%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +527.8%
Contains more Potassium +164%
Contains more Zinc +331.3%
Contains more Copper +233.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.64
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 23% 9% 8% 14% 1% 5% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 24% 15% 49% 35% 57% 19% 54%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Calcium +891.7%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +527.8%
Contains more Potassium +164%
Contains more Zinc +331.3%
Contains more Copper +233.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.64

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
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Gratin
Contains more Vitamin C +104%
Contains more Vitamin A +1157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +396.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +314.3%
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 2% 10% 0% 68% 5% 7% 4% 9% 10% 9% 0% 1%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +104%
Contains more Vitamin A +1157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +396.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +314.3%
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.
Jícama Gratin
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jícama Gratin Opinion
Net carbs 3.92g 9.47g Gratin
Protein 0.72g 5.06g Gratin
Fats 0.09g 7.59g Gratin
Carbs 8.82g 11.27g Gratin
Calories 38kcal 132kcal Gratin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.8g g Gratin
Fiber 4.9g 1.8g Jícama
Calcium 12mg 119mg Gratin
Iron 0.6mg 0.64mg Gratin
Magnesium 12mg 20mg Gratin
Phosphorus 18mg 113mg Gratin
Potassium 150mg 396mg Gratin
Sodium 4mg 433mg Jícama
Zinc 0.16mg 0.69mg Gratin
Copper 0.048mg 0.16mg Gratin
Vitamin A 21IU 264IU Gratin
Vitamin E 0.46mg mg Jícama
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 20.2mg 9.9mg Jícama
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.064mg Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.029mg 0.116mg Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.993mg Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.135mg 0.387mg Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.174mg Gratin
Folate 12µg 11µg Jícama
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg µg Jícama
Tryptophan mg 0.07mg Gratin
Threonine 0.018mg 0.192mg Gratin
Isoleucine 0.016mg 0.284mg Gratin
Leucine 0.025mg 0.443mg Gratin
Lysine 0.026mg 0.381mg Gratin
Methionine 0.007mg 0.117mg Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.017mg 0.254mg Gratin
Valine 0.022mg 0.325mg Gratin
Histidine 0.019mg 0.151mg Gratin
Cholesterol 0mg 23mg Jícama
Trans Fat 0g g Gratin
Saturated Fat 0.021g 4.733g Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 2.149g Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.043g 0.276g Gratin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Jícama Gratin
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
10
Jícama
15
Gratin
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jícama
36
Gratin

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
4%
Jícama
30%
Gratin
Carbohydrates
9%
Jícama
11%
Gratin
Fats
0%
Jícama
35%
Gratin

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 429mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.712g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.8g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Jícama - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170073/nutrients
  2. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/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.