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Potato pancake vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Potato pancake and Cucumber?

  • Potato pancake is richer than Cucumber in Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Iron, Selenium, Copper, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Choline.
  • Potato pancake's daily need coverage for Sodium is 33% more.
  • Potato pancake has 30 times more Selenium than Cucumber. While Potato pancake has 8.9µg of Selenium, Cucumber has only 0.3µg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Cucumber is lower.

We used Potato pancakes and Cucumber, with peel, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +496.4%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +323.1%
Contains more Magnesium +176.9%
Contains more Copper +339%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +433.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 10% 55% 26% 60% 20% 55% 100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 13% 10% 14% 6% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +496.4%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +323.1%
Contains more Magnesium +176.9%
Contains more Copper +339%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +433.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%

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 C +885.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +485.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +424.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1606.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +192.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1020%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +485.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +507.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 105
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 10% 7% 1% 0% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 0% 41% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +885.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +485.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +424.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1606.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +192.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1020%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +485.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +507.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 105

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato pancake Cucumber Opinion
Calories 268kcal 15kcal Potato pancake
Protein 6.08g 0.65g Potato pancake
Fats 14.76g 0.11g Potato pancake
Vitamin C 27.6mg 2.8mg Potato pancake
Net carbs 24.51g 3.13g Potato pancake
Carbs 27.81g 3.63g Potato pancake
Cholesterol 95mg 0mg Cucumber
Vitamin D 11IU 0IU Potato pancake
Iron 1.67mg 0.28mg Potato pancake
Calcium 32mg 16mg Potato pancake
Potassium 622mg 147mg Potato pancake
Magnesium 36mg 13mg Potato pancake
Sugar 1.79g 1.67g Cucumber
Fiber 3.3g 0.5g Potato pancake
Copper 0.18mg 0.041mg Potato pancake
Zinc 0.7mg 0.2mg Potato pancake
Starch 20.88g 0.83g Potato pancake
Phosphorus 128mg 24mg Potato pancake
Sodium 764mg 2mg Cucumber
Vitamin A 113IU 105IU Potato pancake
Vitamin E 0.23mg 0.03mg Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0.3µg 0µg Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.158mg 0.027mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.173mg 0.033mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 1.672mg 0.098mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.757mg 0.259mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.448mg 0.04mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0.29µg 0µg Potato pancake
Vitamin K 2.7µg 16.4µg Cucumber
Folate 41µg 7µg Potato pancake
Trans Fat g 0g Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 2.496g 0.037g Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 3.73g 0.005g Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 7.516g 0.032g Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.087mg 0.005mg Potato pancake
Threonine 0.24mg 0.019mg Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.28mg 0.021mg Potato pancake
Leucine 0.442mg 0.029mg Potato pancake
Lysine 0.389mg 0.029mg Potato pancake
Methionine 0.137mg 0.006mg Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.3mg 0.019mg Potato pancake
Valine 0.369mg 0.022mg Potato pancake
Histidine 0.141mg 0.01mg Potato pancake
Fructose 0.56g 0.87g Cucumber

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Potato pancake Cucumber
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
48
Potato pancake
8
Cucumber

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
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
28%
Potato pancake
4%
Cucumber
Fats
68%
Potato pancake
1%
Cucumber

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
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?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 762mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.459g)

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. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.