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Potato bread vs. Pretzel — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Potato bread and Pretzel different?

  • Potato bread is richer in Phosphorus, Calcium, Potassium, and Vitamin B6, while Pretzel is higher in Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B2.
  • Pretzel covers your daily need of Sodium 38% more than Potato bread.
  • Potato bread contains 7 times more Calcium than Pretzel. Potato bread contains 188mg of Calcium, while Pretzel contains 27mg.
  • Potato bread is lower in Sodium.

Bread, potato and Snacks, pretzels, hard, plain, salted types were used in this article.

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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 +596.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +188.3%
Contains more Potassium +222%
Contains less Sodium -69.8%
Contains more Zinc +38.5%
Contains more Selenium +115.9%
Contains more Iron +103.6%
Contains more Copper +66%
Contains more Manganese +301.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 29
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 9% 172% 21% 55% 20% 162% 29% 53% 133% 24%
Contains more Calcium +596.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +188.3%
Contains more Potassium +222%
Contains less Sodium -69.8%
Contains more Zinc +38.5%
Contains more Selenium +115.9%
Contains more Iron +103.6%
Contains more Copper +66%
Contains more Manganese +301.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 29

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +153.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +213.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +213.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +321.6%
Contains more Folate +31.7%
Contains more Choline +60.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.47
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 0% 10% 0% 7% 106% 77% 99% 20% 18% 125% 0% 17% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +153.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +213.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +213.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +321.6%
Contains more Folate +31.7%
Contains more Choline +60.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.47

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +24.5%
Contains more Water +971.9%
Contains more Carbs +70.8%
Equal in Fats - 2.93
Equal in Other - 3.51
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
10% 3% 80% 3% 4%
Protein: 10.04 g
Fats: 2.93 g
Carbs: 80.39 g
Water: 3.13 g
Other: 3.51 g
Contains more Protein +24.5%
Contains more Water +971.9%
Contains more Carbs +70.8%
Equal in Fats - 2.93
Equal in Other - 3.51

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 Pretzel
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato bread Pretzel Opinion
Net carbs 40.77g 76.99g Pretzel
Protein 12.5g 10.04g Potato bread
Fats 3.13g 2.93g Potato bread
Carbs 47.07g 80.39g Pretzel
Calories 266kcal 384kcal Pretzel
Starch 72.58g Pretzel
Fructose 0.31g Pretzel
Sugar 9.38g 2.21g Pretzel
Fiber 6.3g 3.4g Potato bread
Calcium 188mg 27mg Potato bread
Iron 2.25mg 4.58mg Pretzel
Magnesium 28mg 29mg Pretzel
Phosphorus 369mg 128mg Potato bread
Potassium 718mg 223mg Potato bread
Sodium 375mg 1240mg Potato bread
Zinc 1.44mg 1.04mg Potato bread
Copper 0.094mg 0.156mg Pretzel
Manganese 0.253mg 1.015mg Pretzel
Selenium 9.5µg 4.4µg Potato bread
Vitamin A 89IU 0IU Potato bread
Vitamin A RAE 24µg 0µg Potato bread
Vitamin E 0.47mg 0.47mg
Vitamin D 2IU 0IU Potato bread
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Potato bread
Vitamin C 0mg 2.1mg Pretzel
Vitamin B1 0.188mg 0.424mg Pretzel
Vitamin B2 0.106mg 0.332mg Pretzel
Vitamin B3 1.25mg 5.27mg Pretzel
Vitamin B5 0.817mg 0.322mg Potato bread
Vitamin B6 0.232mg 0.074mg Potato bread
Folate 126µg 166µg Pretzel
Vitamin B12 0.15µg 0µg Potato bread
Choline 18.4mg 29.5mg Pretzel
Vitamin K 6.8µg 2.8µg Potato bread
Tryptophan 0.081mg 0.097mg Pretzel
Threonine 0.224mg 0.25mg Pretzel
Isoleucine 0.268mg 0.407mg Pretzel
Leucine 0.44mg 0.757mg Pretzel
Lysine 0.311mg 0.257mg Potato bread
Methionine 0.112mg 0.177mg Pretzel
Phenylalanine 0.285mg 0.52mg Pretzel
Valine 0.305mg 0.48mg Pretzel
Histidine 0.143mg 0.22mg Pretzel
Trans Fat 0g 0.004g Potato bread
Saturated Fat 0g 0.391g Potato bread
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 0.727g Pretzel
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 1.291g Pretzel
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 1.223g Pretzel
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.001g Pretzel
Omega-3 - ALA 0.063g Pretzel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Potato bread Pretzel
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
37%
Pretzel
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
59%
Potato bread
67%
Pretzel

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pretzel
Pretzel is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.17g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato bread
Potato bread contains less Sodium (difference - 865mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato bread
Potato bread is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.391g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato bread
Potato bread is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato bread
Potato bread is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Pretzel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167555/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.