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Potato pancake vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Potato pancake and Beetroot

  • Potato pancake has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Selenium, Phosphorus, Choline, and Vitamin B12, however Beetroot is richer in Folate.
  • Potato pancake's daily need coverage for Cholesterol is 32% more.
  • Potato pancake contains 10000000 times more Vitamin B12 than Beetroot. Potato pancake contains 0.29µg of Vitamin B12, while Beetroot contains 0µg.
  • Beetroot contains less Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Potato pancakes and Beets, raw.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +108.8%
Contains more Magnesium +56.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +220%
Contains more Potassium +91.4%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +140%
Contains less Sodium -89.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 63% 26% 55% 55% 100% 20% 60%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 30% 17% 18% 29% 11% 10% 25%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +108.8%
Contains more Magnesium +56.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +220%
Contains more Potassium +91.4%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +140%
Contains less Sodium -89.8%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart 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 +242.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +463.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +409.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +332.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +400.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +388.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +568.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +1250%
Contains more Folate +165.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 5% 9% 93% 40% 40% 32% 46% 104% 31% 37% 7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 1% 0% 17% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 82% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +242.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +463.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +409.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +332.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +400.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +388.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +568.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +1250%
Contains more Folate +165.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Potato pancake Beetroot
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato pancake Beetroot Opinion
Net carbs 24.51g 6.76g Potato pancake
Protein 6.08g 1.61g Potato pancake
Fats 14.76g 0.17g Potato pancake
Carbs 27.81g 9.56g Potato pancake
Calories 268kcal 43kcal Potato pancake
Starch 20.88g g Potato pancake
Fructose 0.56g g Potato pancake
Sugar 1.79g 6.76g Potato pancake
Fiber 3.3g 2.8g Potato pancake
Calcium 32mg 16mg Potato pancake
Iron 1.67mg 0.8mg Potato pancake
Magnesium 36mg 23mg Potato pancake
Phosphorus 128mg 40mg Potato pancake
Potassium 622mg 325mg Potato pancake
Sodium 764mg 78mg Beetroot
Zinc 0.7mg 0.35mg Potato pancake
Copper 0.18mg 0.075mg Potato pancake
Vitamin A 113IU 33IU Potato pancake
Vitamin E 0.23mg 0.04mg Potato pancake
Vitamin D 11IU 0IU Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0.3µg 0µg Potato pancake
Vitamin C 27.6mg 4.9mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.158mg 0.031mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.173mg 0.04mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 1.672mg 0.334mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.757mg 0.155mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.448mg 0.067mg Potato pancake
Folate 41µg 109µg Beetroot
Vitamin B12 0.29µg 0µg Potato pancake
Vitamin K 2.7µg 0.2µg Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.087mg 0.019mg Potato pancake
Threonine 0.24mg 0.047mg Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.28mg 0.048mg Potato pancake
Leucine 0.442mg 0.068mg Potato pancake
Lysine 0.389mg 0.058mg Potato pancake
Methionine 0.137mg 0.018mg Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.3mg 0.046mg Potato pancake
Valine 0.369mg 0.056mg Potato pancake
Histidine 0.141mg 0.021mg Potato pancake
Cholesterol 95mg 0mg Beetroot
Trans Fat g 0g Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 2.496g 0.027g Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 3.73g 0.032g Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 7.516g 0.06g Potato pancake

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Potato pancake Beetroot
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
37
Potato pancake
12
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
48
Potato pancake
18
Beetroot

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
36%
Potato pancake
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
28%
Potato pancake
10%
Beetroot
Fats
68%
Potato pancake
1%
Beetroot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.97g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in glycemic index (difference - 64)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beetroot
Beetroot contains less Sodium (difference - 686mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.469g)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Potato pancake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170092/nutrients
  2. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/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.