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Potato pancake vs Broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Potato pancake and Broccoli

  • Potato pancake has more Vitamin B6, Copper, Iron, and Selenium, however Broccoli is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B12.
  • Broccoli's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 82% more.
  • Potato pancake contains 64 times more Saturated Fat than Broccoli. Potato pancake contains 2.496g of Saturated Fat, while Broccoli contains 0.039g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Potato pancakes and Broccoli, 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 Iron +128.8%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +93.9%
Contains more Potassium +96.8%
Contains more Zinc +70.7%
Contains more Copper +267.3%
Contains more Calcium +46.9%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 63% 26% 55% 55% 100% 20% 60%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 15% 29% 28% 5% 12% 17%
Contains more Iron +128.8%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +93.9%
Contains more Potassium +96.8%
Contains more Zinc +70.7%
Contains more Copper +267.3%
Contains more Calcium +46.9%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +451.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +239.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +223.2%
Contains more Folate +53.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +3663%
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 38% 16% 0% 298% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 48% 0% 254%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +451.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +239.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +223.2%
Contains more Folate +53.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +3663%

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 Broccoli
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato pancake Broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 24.51g 4.04g Potato pancake
Protein 6.08g 2.82g Potato pancake
Fats 14.76g 0.37g Potato pancake
Carbs 27.81g 6.64g Potato pancake
Calories 268kcal 34kcal Potato pancake
Starch 20.88g 0g Potato pancake
Fructose 0.56g 0.68g Broccoli
Sugar 1.79g 1.7g Broccoli
Fiber 3.3g 2.6g Potato pancake
Calcium 32mg 47mg Broccoli
Iron 1.67mg 0.73mg Potato pancake
Magnesium 36mg 21mg Potato pancake
Phosphorus 128mg 66mg Potato pancake
Potassium 622mg 316mg Potato pancake
Sodium 764mg 33mg Broccoli
Zinc 0.7mg 0.41mg Potato pancake
Copper 0.18mg 0.049mg Potato pancake
Vitamin A 113IU 623IU Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.23mg 0.78mg Broccoli
Vitamin D 11IU 0IU Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0.3µg 0µg Potato pancake
Vitamin C 27.6mg 89.2mg Broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.158mg 0.071mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.173mg 0.117mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 1.672mg 0.639mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.757mg 0.573mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.448mg 0.175mg Potato pancake
Folate 41µg 63µg Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0.29µg 0µg Potato pancake
Vitamin K 2.7µg 101.6µg Broccoli
Tryptophan 0.087mg 0.033mg Potato pancake
Threonine 0.24mg 0.088mg Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.28mg 0.079mg Potato pancake
Leucine 0.442mg 0.129mg Potato pancake
Lysine 0.389mg 0.135mg Potato pancake
Methionine 0.137mg 0.038mg Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.3mg 0.117mg Potato pancake
Valine 0.369mg 0.125mg Potato pancake
Histidine 0.141mg 0.059mg Potato pancake
Cholesterol 95mg 0mg Broccoli
Trans Fat g 0g Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 2.496g 0.039g Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 3.73g 0.011g Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 7.516g 0.038g Potato pancake

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Potato pancake Broccoli
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
65
Broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
48
Potato pancake
18
Broccoli

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
17%
Broccoli
Carbohydrates
28%
Potato pancake
7%
Broccoli
Fats
68%
Potato pancake
2%
Broccoli

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 731mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.457g)
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

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. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.