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Potato bread vs. Focaccia — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Potato bread and Focaccia

  • Potato bread has more Phosphorus, Fiber, Potassium, Calcium, and Vitamin B6, however, Focaccia has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Selenium, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Phosphorus from Potato bread is 34% higher.
  • Focaccia has 6 times less Potassium than Potato bread. Potato bread has 718mg of Potassium, while Focaccia has 114mg.

Food types used in this article are Bread, potato and Focaccia, Italian flatbread, plain.

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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 more Calcium +437.1%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +188.3%
Contains more Potassium +529.8%
Contains less Sodium -33.2%
Contains more Iron +40.4%
Contains more Manganese +43.9%
Contains more Selenium +67.4%
Equal in Zinc - 1.33
Equal in Copper - 0.091
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 57% 85% 20% 159% 64% 49% 40% 32% 34% 52%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 119% 15% 55% 11% 74% 37% 31% 48% 87%
Contains more Calcium +437.1%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +188.3%
Contains more Potassium +529.8%
Contains less Sodium -33.2%
Contains more Iron +40.4%
Contains more Manganese +43.9%
Contains more Selenium +67.4%
Equal in Zinc - 1.33
Equal in Copper - 0.091

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.
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Contains more Vitamin A +4350%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +534.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +202.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +184%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +193.6%
Equal in Folate - 138
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 10% 3% 0% 47% 25% 24% 50% 54% 95% 19% 11% 17%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 29% 0% 0% 118% 70% 69% 39% 27% 104% 0% 2% 15%
Contains more Vitamin A +4350%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +534.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +202.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +184%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +193.6%
Equal in Folate - 138

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +42.5%
Contains more Carbs +31.4%
Contains more Other +132.9%
Contains more Fats +152.1%
Contains more Water +36.8%
13% 3% 47% 34% 4%
Protein: 12.5 g
Fats: 3.13 g
Carbs: 47.07 g
Water: 33.55 g
Other: 3.75 g
9% 8% 36% 46%
Protein: 8.77 g
Fats: 7.89 g
Carbs: 35.82 g
Water: 45.91 g
Other: 1.61 g
Contains more Protein +42.5%
Contains more Carbs +31.4%
Contains more Other +132.9%
Contains more Fats +152.1%
Contains more Water +36.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato bread Focaccia Opinion
Net carbs 40.77g 34.02g Potato bread
Protein 12.5g 8.77g Potato bread
Fats 3.13g 7.89g Focaccia
Carbs 47.07g 35.82g Potato bread
Calories 266kcal 249kcal Potato bread
Sugar 9.38g 1.75g Focaccia
Fiber 6.3g 1.8g Potato bread
Calcium 188mg 35mg Potato bread
Iron 2.25mg 3.16mg Focaccia
Magnesium 28mg 20mg Potato bread
Phosphorus 369mg 128mg Potato bread
Potassium 718mg 114mg Potato bread
Sodium 375mg 561mg Potato bread
Zinc 1.44mg 1.33mg Potato bread
Copper 0.094mg 0.091mg Potato bread
Manganese 0.253mg 0.364mg Focaccia
Selenium 9.5µg 15.9µg Focaccia
Vitamin A 89IU 2IU Potato bread
Vitamin A RAE 24µg 0µg Potato bread
Vitamin E 0.47mg 1.42mg Focaccia
Vitamin D 2IU 0IU Potato bread
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Potato bread
Vitamin B1 0.188mg 0.47mg Focaccia
Vitamin B2 0.106mg 0.301mg Focaccia
Vitamin B3 1.25mg 3.67mg Focaccia
Vitamin B5 0.817mg 0.645mg Potato bread
Vitamin B6 0.232mg 0.113mg Potato bread
Folate 126µg 138µg Focaccia
Vitamin B12 0.15µg 0µg Potato bread
Choline 18.4mg 2.9mg Potato bread
Vitamin K 6.8µg 5.7µg Potato bread
Tryptophan 0.081mg Potato bread
Threonine 0.224mg Potato bread
Isoleucine 0.268mg Potato bread
Leucine 0.44mg Potato bread
Lysine 0.311mg Potato bread
Methionine 0.112mg Potato bread
Phenylalanine 0.285mg Potato bread
Valine 0.305mg Potato bread
Histidine 0.143mg Potato bread
Saturated Fat 0g 0.877g Potato bread
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 5.67g Focaccia
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 0.994g Focaccia

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Potato bread Focaccia
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
27%
Potato bread
36%
Focaccia
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
59%
Potato bread
48%
Focaccia

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato bread
Potato bread contains less Sodium (difference - 186mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato bread
Potato bread is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.877g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato bread
Potato bread is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Focaccia
Focaccia is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.63g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Potato bread - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167943/nutrients
  2. Focaccia - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167945/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.