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Potato vs. Succotash — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Potato and Succotash?

  • Potato is higher in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C, yet Succotash is higher in Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B1, Copper, Phosphorus, Fiber, Folate, and Magnesium.
  • Succotash's daily need coverage for Manganese is 21% more.
  • Potato has 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Succotash. While Potato has 0.298mg of Vitamin B6, Succotash has only 0.13mg.

We used Potatoes, flesh and skin, raw and Succotash, (corn and limas), raw types 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 Potassium +15.2%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +125.9%
Contains more Magnesium +108.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +98.2%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +103.3%
Contains more Copper +69.1%
Contains more Manganese +244%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 31% 17% 25% 38% 1% 9% 37% 27% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 69% 35% 49% 33% 1% 17% 62% 90% 4%
Contains more Potassium +15.2%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +125.9%
Contains more Magnesium +108.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +98.2%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +103.3%
Contains more Copper +69.1%
Contains more Manganese +244%
Contains more Selenium +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.
Potato
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Contains more Vitamin C +30.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +14500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +156.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.6%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
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% 1% 0% 66% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 12% 0% 7% 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 18% 0% 0% 51% 53% 19% 30% 8% 30% 30% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +30.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +14500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +156.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.6%
Contains more Folate +166.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +145.4%
Contains more Fats +1033.3%
Contains more Carbs +12%
Contains more Other +12.5%
Equal in Water - 73.1
2% 17% 79%
Protein: 2.05 g
Fats: 0.09 g
Carbs: 17.49 g
Water: 79.25 g
Other: 1.12 g
5% 20% 73%
Protein: 5.03 g
Fats: 1.02 g
Carbs: 19.59 g
Water: 73.1 g
Other: 1.26 g
Contains more Protein +145.4%
Contains more Fats +1033.3%
Contains more Carbs +12%
Contains more Other +12.5%
Equal in Water - 73.1

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +9800%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1064.3%
36% 3% 61%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.002 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.042 g
22% 23% 56%
Saturated Fat: 0.19 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.198 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.489 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +9800%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1064.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato Succotash Opinion
Net carbs 15.39g 15.79g Succotash
Protein 2.05g 5.03g Succotash
Fats 0.09g 1.02g Succotash
Carbs 17.49g 19.59g Succotash
Calories 77kcal 99kcal Succotash
Starch 15.29g Potato
Fructose 0.26g Potato
Sugar 0.82g Succotash
Fiber 2.1g 3.8g Succotash
Calcium 12mg 18mg Succotash
Iron 0.81mg 1.83mg Succotash
Magnesium 23mg 48mg Succotash
Phosphorus 57mg 113mg Succotash
Potassium 425mg 369mg Potato
Sodium 6mg 4mg Succotash
Zinc 0.3mg 0.61mg Succotash
Copper 0.11mg 0.186mg Succotash
Manganese 0.2mg 0.688mg Succotash
Selenium 0.4µg 0.6µg Succotash
Vitamin A 2IU 292IU Succotash
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 15µg Succotash
Vitamin E 0.01mg Potato
Vitamin C 19.7mg 15.1mg Potato
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.208mg Succotash
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.082mg Succotash
Vitamin B3 1.061mg 1.587mg Succotash
Vitamin B5 0.295mg 0.128mg Potato
Vitamin B6 0.298mg 0.13mg Potato
Folate 15µg 40µg Succotash
Choline 12.1mg Potato
Vitamin K 2µg Potato
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.056mg Succotash
Threonine 0.067mg 0.209mg Succotash
Isoleucine 0.066mg 0.284mg Succotash
Leucine 0.098mg 0.443mg Succotash
Lysine 0.107mg 0.295mg Succotash
Methionine 0.032mg 0.068mg Succotash
Phenylalanine 0.081mg 0.243mg Succotash
Valine 0.103mg 0.306mg Succotash
Histidine 0.035mg 0.16mg Succotash
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.19g Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.198g Succotash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042g 0.489g Succotash

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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%
Potato
18%
Succotash
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Potato
36%
Succotash

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Succotash
Succotash is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Succotash
Succotash contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Succotash
Succotash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 86)
Which food is cheaper?
Succotash
Succotash is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Succotash
Succotash is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.165g)
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. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/nutrients
  2. Succotash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169300/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.