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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 10000000 times less Cholesterol than Potato pancake. Potato pancake contains 95mg of Cholesterol, while Jícama contains 0mg.

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 Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +178.3%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +611.1%
Contains more Potassium +314.7%
Contains more Zinc +337.5%
Contains more Copper +275%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 63% 26% 55% 55% 100% 20% 60%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 23% 9% 8% 14% 1% 5% 16%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +178.3%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +611.1%
Contains more Potassium +314.7%
Contains more Zinc +337.5%
Contains more Copper +275%
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 A +438.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +36.6%
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 Folate +241.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +800%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
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 2% 10% 0% 68% 5% 7% 4% 9% 10% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +438.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +36.6%
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 Folate +241.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +800%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato pancake Jícama Opinion
Net carbs 24.51g 3.92g Potato pancake
Protein 6.08g 0.72g Potato pancake
Fats 14.76g 0.09g Potato pancake
Carbs 27.81g 8.82g Potato pancake
Calories 268kcal 38kcal Potato pancake
Starch 20.88g g Potato pancake
Fructose 0.56g g Potato pancake
Sugar 1.79g 1.8g Potato pancake
Fiber 3.3g 4.9g Jícama
Calcium 32mg 12mg Potato pancake
Iron 1.67mg 0.6mg Potato pancake
Magnesium 36mg 12mg Potato pancake
Phosphorus 128mg 18mg Potato pancake
Potassium 622mg 150mg Potato pancake
Sodium 764mg 4mg Jícama
Zinc 0.7mg 0.16mg Potato pancake
Copper 0.18mg 0.048mg Potato pancake
Vitamin A 113IU 21IU Potato pancake
Vitamin E 0.23mg 0.46mg Jícama
Vitamin D 11IU 0IU Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0.3µg 0µg Potato pancake
Vitamin C 27.6mg 20.2mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.158mg 0.02mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.173mg 0.029mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 1.672mg 0.2mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.757mg 0.135mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.448mg 0.042mg Potato pancake
Folate 41µg 12µg Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0.29µg 0µg Potato pancake
Vitamin K 2.7µg 0.3µg Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.087mg mg Potato pancake
Threonine 0.24mg 0.018mg Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.28mg 0.016mg Potato pancake
Leucine 0.442mg 0.025mg Potato pancake
Lysine 0.389mg 0.026mg Potato pancake
Methionine 0.137mg 0.007mg Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.3mg 0.017mg Potato pancake
Valine 0.369mg 0.022mg Potato pancake
Histidine 0.141mg 0.019mg Potato pancake
Cholesterol 95mg 0mg Jícama
Trans Fat g 0g Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 2.496g 0.021g Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 3.73g 0.005g Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 7.516g 0.043g Potato pancake

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Potato pancake Jícama
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
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

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 contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 760mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
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 ($)

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.