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Potato pancake vs Jícama - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Potato pancake and Jícama

  • Jícama has less Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Selenium, Copper, Potassium, Iron, and Vitamin B5.
  • Potato pancake covers your daily Sodium needs 33% more than Jícama.
  • Jícama contains 119 times less Saturated Fat than Potato pancake. Potato pancake contains 2.496g of Saturated Fat, while Jícama contains 0.021g.
  • Jícama has less Sodium.

Food varieties used in this article are Potato pancakes and Yambean (jicama), 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 +178.3%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +314.7%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Copper +275%
Contains more Zinc +337.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +611.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 10% 55% 26% 60% 20% 55% 100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 4% 14% 9% 16% 5% 8% 1%
Contains more Iron +178.3%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +314.7%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Copper +275%
Contains more Zinc +337.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +611.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%

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 +36.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +438.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +690%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +496.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +736%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +460.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +966.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +800%
Contains more Folate +241.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
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 68% 2% 10% 0% 5% 7% 4% 9% 10% 0% 1% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +36.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +438.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +690%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +496.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +736%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +460.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +966.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +800%
Contains more Folate +241.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%

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
10
Jícama
Mineral Summary Score
48
Potato pancake
10
Jícama

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%
Jícama
Carbohydrates
28%
Potato pancake
9%
Jícama
Fats
68%
Potato pancake
0%
Jícama

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

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Potato pancake Jícama
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 is lower in Sugar?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
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?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 760mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.475g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato pancake Jícama Opinion
Calories 268 38 Potato pancake
Protein 6.08 0.72 Potato pancake
Fats 14.76 0.09 Potato pancake
Vitamin C 27.6 20.2 Potato pancake
Net carbs 24.510000228881836 3.9200000762939453 Potato pancake
Carbs 27.81 8.82 Potato pancake
Cholesterol 95 0 Jícama
Vitamin D 11 0 Potato pancake
Iron 1.67 0.6 Potato pancake
Calcium 32 12 Potato pancake
Potassium 622 150 Potato pancake
Magnesium 36 12 Potato pancake
Sugar 1.79 1.8 Potato pancake
Fiber 3.3 4.9 Jícama
Copper 0.18 0.048 Potato pancake
Zinc 0.7 0.16 Potato pancake
Starch 20.88 Potato pancake
Phosphorus 128 18 Potato pancake
Sodium 764 4 Jícama
Vitamin A 113 21 Potato pancake
Vitamin E 0.23 0.46 Jícama
Vitamin D 0.3 0 Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.158 0.02 Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.173 0.029 Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 1.672 0.2 Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.757 0.135 Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.448 0.042 Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0.29 0 Potato pancake
Vitamin K 2.7 0.3 Potato pancake
Folate 41 12 Potato pancake
Trans Fat 0 Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 2.496 0.021 Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 3.73 0.005 Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 7.516 0.043 Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.087 Potato pancake
Threonine 0.24 0.018 Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.28 0.016 Potato pancake
Leucine 0.442 0.025 Potato pancake
Lysine 0.389 0.026 Potato pancake
Methionine 0.137 0.007 Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.3 0.017 Potato pancake
Valine 0.369 0.022 Potato pancake
Histidine 0.141 0.019 Potato pancake
Fructose 0.56 Potato pancake

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. Jícama - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170073/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.