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Potato pancake vs Gratin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Potato pancake and Gratin

  • Potato pancake has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Vitamin B1, however Gratin is higher in Calcium.
  • Potato pancake covers your daily Cholesterol needs 24% more than Gratin.
  • Gratin contains 10000000 times less Vitamin B12 than Potato pancake. Potato pancake contains 0.29µg of Vitamin B12, while Gratin contains 0µg.
  • Gratin has less Cholesterol.

Food varieties used in this article are Potato pancakes and Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter.

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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 +160.9%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +57.1%
Contains more Copper +12.5%
Contains more Calcium +271.9%
Contains less Sodium -43.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.69
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 63% 26% 55% 55% 100% 20% 60%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 24% 15% 49% 35% 57% 19% 54%
Contains more Iron +160.9%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +57.1%
Contains more Copper +12.5%
Contains more Calcium +271.9%
Contains less Sodium -43.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.69

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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Gratin
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +178.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +49.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +157.5%
Contains more Folate +272.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +133.6%
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 16% 0% 0% 33% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 9% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +178.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +49.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +157.5%
Contains more Folate +272.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +133.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato pancake Gratin Opinion
Net carbs 24.51g 9.47g Potato pancake
Protein 6.08g 5.06g Potato pancake
Fats 14.76g 7.59g Potato pancake
Carbs 27.81g 11.27g Potato pancake
Calories 268kcal 132kcal Potato pancake
Starch 20.88g g Potato pancake
Fructose 0.56g g Potato pancake
Sugar 1.79g g Gratin
Fiber 3.3g 1.8g Potato pancake
Calcium 32mg 119mg Gratin
Iron 1.67mg 0.64mg Potato pancake
Magnesium 36mg 20mg Potato pancake
Phosphorus 128mg 113mg Potato pancake
Potassium 622mg 396mg Potato pancake
Sodium 764mg 433mg Gratin
Zinc 0.7mg 0.69mg Potato pancake
Copper 0.18mg 0.16mg Potato pancake
Vitamin A 113IU 264IU Gratin
Vitamin E 0.23mg mg Potato pancake
Vitamin D 11IU 0IU Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0.3µg 0µg Potato pancake
Vitamin C 27.6mg 9.9mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.158mg 0.064mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.173mg 0.116mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 1.672mg 0.993mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.757mg 0.387mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.448mg 0.174mg Potato pancake
Folate 41µg 11µg Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0.29µg 0µg Potato pancake
Vitamin K 2.7µg µg Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.087mg 0.07mg Potato pancake
Threonine 0.24mg 0.192mg Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.28mg 0.284mg Gratin
Leucine 0.442mg 0.443mg Gratin
Lysine 0.389mg 0.381mg Potato pancake
Methionine 0.137mg 0.117mg Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.3mg 0.254mg Potato pancake
Valine 0.369mg 0.325mg Potato pancake
Histidine 0.141mg 0.151mg Gratin
Cholesterol 95mg 23mg Gratin
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 2.496g 4.733g Potato pancake
Monounsaturated Fat 3.73g 2.149g Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 7.516g 0.276g Potato pancake

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
15
Gratin
Mineral Summary Score
48
Potato pancake
36
Gratin

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
30%
Gratin
Carbohydrates
28%
Potato pancake
11%
Gratin
Fats
68%
Potato pancake
35%
Gratin

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.237g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.79g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Gratin
Gratin contains less Sodium (difference - 331mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 72mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/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.