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Corn vs. Potato flour — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Corn and Potato flour

  • Corn has more Vitamin B5, while Potato flour has more Vitamin B6, Potassium, Copper, Fiber, Phosphorus, Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, and Magnesium.
  • Potato flour's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 48% higher.
  • Potato flour contains 2 times less Vitamin B5 than Corn. Corn contains 0.792mg of Vitamin B5, while Potato flour contains 0.474mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Corn, sweet, yellow, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Potato flour.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Contains more Zinc +14.8%
Contains more Calcium +2066.7%
Contains more Iron +206.7%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +118.2%
Contains more Potassium +359.2%
Contains more Copper +302%
Contains more Manganese +87.4%
Contains more Selenium +450%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 17% 19% 33% 20% 1% 17% 17% 22% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 52% 47% 72% 89% 8% 15% 66% 41% 6%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Contains more Zinc +14.8%
Contains more Calcium +2066.7%
Contains more Iron +206.7%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +118.2%
Contains more Potassium +359.2%
Contains more Copper +302%
Contains more Manganese +87.4%
Contains more Selenium +450%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Corn
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +44.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +145.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +108.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +453.2%
Contains more Choline +35.7%
Equal in Folate - 25
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 16% 2% 0% 19% 24% 14% 32% 48% 33% 18% 0% 16% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 13% 57% 12% 66% 29% 178% 19% 0% 22% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +44.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +145.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +108.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +453.2%
Contains more Choline +35.7%
Equal in Folate - 25

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +341.2%
Contains more Water +1025.9%
Contains more Protein +102.3%
Contains more Carbs +296.1%
Contains more Other +348.6%
3% 21% 73%
Protein: 3.41 g
Fats: 1.5 g
Carbs: 20.98 g
Water: 73.41 g
Other: 0.7 g
7% 83% 7% 3%
Protein: 6.9 g
Fats: 0.34 g
Carbs: 83.1 g
Water: 6.52 g
Other: 3.14 g
Contains more Fats +341.2%
Contains more Water +1025.9%
Contains more Protein +102.3%
Contains more Carbs +296.1%
Contains more Other +348.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4575%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +302%
Contains less Saturated Fat -54.3%
17% 32% 51%
Saturated Fat: 0.197 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.374 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.603 g
36% 3% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.09 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.15 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4575%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +302%
Contains less Saturated Fat -54.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Corn Potato flour
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Corn Potato flour Opinion
Net carbs 18.58g 77.2g Potato flour
Protein 3.41g 6.9g Potato flour
Fats 1.5g 0.34g Corn
Carbs 20.98g 83.1g Potato flour
Calories 96kcal 357kcal Potato flour
Starch 7.17g Corn
Fructose 0.79g Corn
Sugar 4.54g 3.52g Potato flour
Fiber 2.4g 5.9g Potato flour
Calcium 3mg 65mg Potato flour
Iron 0.45mg 1.38mg Potato flour
Magnesium 26mg 65mg Potato flour
Phosphorus 77mg 168mg Potato flour
Potassium 218mg 1001mg Potato flour
Sodium 1mg 55mg Corn
Zinc 0.62mg 0.54mg Corn
Copper 0.049mg 0.197mg Potato flour
Manganese 0.167mg 0.313mg Potato flour
Selenium 0.2µg 1.1µg Potato flour
Vitamin A 263IU 0IU Corn
Vitamin A RAE 13µg 0µg Corn
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.25mg Potato flour
Vitamin C 5.5mg 3.8mg Corn
Vitamin B1 0.093mg 0.228mg Potato flour
Vitamin B2 0.057mg 0.051mg Corn
Vitamin B3 1.683mg 3.507mg Potato flour
Vitamin B5 0.792mg 0.474mg Corn
Vitamin B6 0.139mg 0.769mg Potato flour
Folate 23µg 25µg Potato flour
Choline 29.1mg 39.5mg Potato flour
Vitamin K 0.4µg 0µg Corn
Tryptophan 0.023mg 0.115mg Potato flour
Threonine 0.133mg 0.28mg Potato flour
Isoleucine 0.133mg 0.299mg Potato flour
Leucine 0.358mg 0.425mg Potato flour
Lysine 0.141mg 0.413mg Potato flour
Methionine 0.069mg 0.107mg Potato flour
Phenylalanine 0.155mg 0.316mg Potato flour
Valine 0.191mg 0.356mg Potato flour
Histidine 0.091mg 0.166mg Potato flour
Saturated Fat 0.197g 0.09g Potato flour
Monounsaturated Fat 0.374g 0.008g Corn
Polyunsaturated fat 0.603g 0.15g Corn

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Corn Potato flour
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Corn
31%
Potato flour
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Corn
41%
Potato flour

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato flour
Potato flour is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.02g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato flour
Potato flour is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.107g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato flour
Potato flour is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato flour
Potato flour is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato flour
Potato flour is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Corn
Corn contains less Sodium (difference - 54mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Corn - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169999/nutrients
  2. Potato flour - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168446/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.