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Potato chips vs. Agave nectar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Potato chips and Agave nectar

  • The amount of Vitamin E , Potassium, Copper, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Iron, Manganese, and Fiber in Potato chips is higher than in Agave nectar.
  • Potato chips covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 55% more than Agave nectar.
  • Potato chips contains 319 times more Potassium than Agave nectar. While Potato chips contains 1275mg of Potassium, Agave nectar contains only 4mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Agave nectar is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Snacks, potato chips, plain, unsalted and Sweetener, syrup, agave.

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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 +2300%
Contains more Iron +1711.1%
Contains more Magnesium +6600%
Contains more Phosphorus +16400%
Contains more Potassium +31775%
Contains more Zinc +10800%
Contains more Copper +3300%
Contains more Manganese +8700%
Contains more Selenium +376.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 62% 48% 71% 113% 2% 30% 102% 58% 45%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 4% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 10%
Contains more Calcium +2300%
Contains more Iron +1711.1%
Contains more Magnesium +6600%
Contains more Phosphorus +16400%
Contains more Potassium +31775%
Contains more Zinc +10800%
Contains more Copper +3300%
Contains more Manganese +8700%
Contains more Selenium +376.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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 E +829.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +82.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +455.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.1%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Choline +182%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Equal in Vitamin K - 22.5
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% 183% 0% 104% 42% 46% 72% 25% 153% 34% 0% 21% 56%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 10% 20% 0% 57% 31% 39% 13% 0% 54% 23% 0% 8% 57%
Contains more Vitamin E +829.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +82.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +455.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.1%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Choline +182%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Equal in Vitamin K - 22.5

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +7677.8%
Contains more Fats +7588.9%
Contains more Other +2300%
Contains more Carbs +44.4%
Contains more Water +1107.4%
7% 35% 53% 2% 4%
Protein: 7 g
Fats: 34.6 g
Carbs: 52.9 g
Water: 1.9 g
Other: 3.6 g
76% 23%
Protein: 0.09 g
Fats: 0.45 g
Carbs: 76.37 g
Water: 22.94 g
Other: 0.15 g
Contains more Protein +7677.8%
Contains more Fats +7588.9%
Contains more Other +2300%
Contains more Carbs +44.4%
Contains more Water +1107.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato chips Agave nectar Opinion
Net carbs 48.1g 76.17g Agave nectar
Protein 7g 0.09g Potato chips
Fats 34.6g 0.45g Potato chips
Carbs 52.9g 76.37g Agave nectar
Calories 536kcal 310kcal Potato chips
Fructose 55.6g Agave nectar
Sugar 0.22g 68.03g Potato chips
Fiber 4.8g 0.2g Potato chips
Calcium 24mg 1mg Potato chips
Iron 1.63mg 0.09mg Potato chips
Magnesium 67mg 1mg Potato chips
Phosphorus 165mg 1mg Potato chips
Potassium 1275mg 4mg Potato chips
Sodium 8mg 4mg Agave nectar
Zinc 1.09mg 0.01mg Potato chips
Copper 0.306mg 0.009mg Potato chips
Manganese 0.44mg 0.005mg Potato chips
Selenium 8.1µg 1.7µg Potato chips
Vitamin A 0IU 156IU Agave nectar
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 8µg Agave nectar
Vitamin E 9.11mg 0.98mg Potato chips
Vitamin C 31.1mg 17mg Potato chips
Vitamin B1 0.167mg 0.122mg Potato chips
Vitamin B2 0.197mg 0.165mg Potato chips
Vitamin B3 3.827mg 0.689mg Potato chips
Vitamin B5 0.402mg Potato chips
Vitamin B6 0.66mg 0.234mg Potato chips
Folate 45µg 30µg Potato chips
Choline 37.5mg 13.3mg Potato chips
Vitamin K 22.1µg 22.5µg Agave nectar
Tryptophan 0.108mg Potato chips
Threonine 0.253mg Potato chips
Isoleucine 0.283mg Potato chips
Leucine 0.419mg Potato chips
Lysine 0.424mg Potato chips
Methionine 0.11mg Potato chips
Phenylalanine 0.31mg Potato chips
Valine 0.392mg Potato chips
Histidine 153mg Potato chips
Saturated Fat 10.96g 0g Agave nectar
Monounsaturated Fat 9.84g 0g Potato chips
Polyunsaturated fat 12.17g 0g Potato chips

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Potato chips Agave nectar
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
56%
Potato chips
24%
Agave nectar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
53%
Potato chips
2%
Agave nectar

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato chips
Potato chips is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato chips
Potato chips is lower in Sugar (difference - 67.81g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato chips
Potato chips is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.96g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
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 ($2)

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 chips - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170649/nutrients
  2. Agave nectar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170277/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.