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Potato pancake vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Potato pancake and Carrot?

  • Potato pancake is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Iron, Selenium, Copper and Phosphorus, yet Carrot is richer in Vitamin A.
  • Carrot's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 89% higher.
  • Potato pancake has 89 times more Selenium than Carrot. Potato pancake has 8.9µg of Selenium, while Carrot has 0.1µg.
  • Carrot contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Potato pancakes and Carrots, raw types in this comparison.

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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
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Carrot
Contains more Iron +456.7%
Contains more Potassium +94.4%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Copper +300%
Contains more Zinc +191.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +265.7%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Equal in Calcium - 33
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 10% 55% 26% 60% 20% 55% 100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
Contains more Iron +456.7%
Contains more Potassium +94.4%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Copper +300%
Contains more Zinc +191.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +265.7%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Equal in Calcium - 33

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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Carrot
Contains more Vitamin C +367.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +198.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +177.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +224.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +115.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +14684.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +187%
Contains more Vitamin K +388.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 93% 7% 5% 9% 40% 40% 32% 46% 104% 37% 7% 31%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 20% 1003% 14% 0% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 0% 33% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +367.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +198.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +177.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +224.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +115.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +14684.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +187%
Contains more Vitamin K +388.9%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
37
Potato pancake
98
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
48
Potato pancake
13
Carrot

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 the food
Protein
36%
Potato pancake
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
28%
Potato pancake
10%
Carrot
Fats
68%
Potato pancake
1%
Carrot

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Potato pancake Carrot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake contains less Sugars (difference - 2.95g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
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 richer in vitamins?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carrot
Carrot contains less Sodium (difference - 695mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.459g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Potato pancake Carrot Opinion
Calories 268 41 Potato pancake
Protein 6.08 0.93 Potato pancake
Fats 14.76 0.24 Potato pancake
Vitamin C 27.6 5.9 Potato pancake
Carbs 27.81 9.58 Potato pancake
Cholesterol 95 0 Carrot
Vitamin D 11 0 Potato pancake
Iron 1.67 0.3 Potato pancake
Calcium 32 33 Carrot
Potassium 622 320 Potato pancake
Magnesium 36 12 Potato pancake
Sugars 1.79 4.74 Potato pancake
Fiber 3.3 2.8 Potato pancake
Copper 0.18 0.045 Potato pancake
Zinc 0.7 0.24 Potato pancake
Starch 20.88 1.43 Potato pancake
Phosphorus 128 35 Potato pancake
Sodium 764 69 Carrot
Vitamin A 113 16706 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.23 0.66 Carrot
Vitamin D 0.3 0 Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.158 0.066 Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.173 0.058 Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 1.672 0.983 Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.757 0.273 Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.448 0.138 Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0.29 0 Potato pancake
Vitamin K 2.7 13.2 Carrot
Folate 41 19 Potato pancake
Trans Fat 0 Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 2.496 0.037 Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 3.73 0.014 Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 7.516 0.117 Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.087 0.012 Potato pancake
Threonine 0.24 0.191 Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.28 0.077 Potato pancake
Leucine 0.442 0.102 Potato pancake
Lysine 0.389 0.101 Potato pancake
Methionine 0.137 0.02 Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.3 0.061 Potato pancake
Valine 0.369 0.069 Potato pancake
Histidine 0.141 0.04 Potato pancake
Fructose 0.56 0.55 Potato pancake

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.