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Potato pancake vs Mashed potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Potato pancake and Mashed potato

  • Mashed potato contains less Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Iron, Copper, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, and Choline than Potato pancake.
  • Potato pancake's daily need coverage for Cholesterol is 32% higher.
  • Mashed potato contains 10000000 times less Vitamin C than Potato pancake. Potato pancake contains 27.6mg of Vitamin C, while Mashed potato contains 0mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Mashed potato is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Potato pancakes and Fast foods, potato, mashed.

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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 +77.8%
Contains more Iron +438.7%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.9%
Contains more Potassium +117.5%
Contains more Zinc +218.2%
Contains more Copper +414.3%
Contains less Sodium -59.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 63% 26% 55% 55% 100% 20% 60%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 12% 11% 26% 26% 40% 6% 12%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Iron +438.7%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.9%
Contains more Potassium +117.5%
Contains more Zinc +218.2%
Contains more Copper +414.3%
Contains less Sodium -59.9%

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +953.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1053.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.3%
Contains more Folate +355.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +63.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +82.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +118.5%
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 12% 9% 0% 0% 4% 4% 21% 0% 28% 7% 9% 15%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +953.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1053.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.3%
Contains more Folate +355.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +63.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +82.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +118.5%

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 Mashed potato
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Mashed potato Opinion
Net carbs 24.51g 13.35g Potato pancake
Protein 6.08g 1.65g Potato pancake
Fats 14.76g 2.82g Potato pancake
Carbs 27.81g 14.65g Potato pancake
Calories 268kcal 89kcal Potato pancake
Starch 20.88g 12.1g Potato pancake
Fructose 0.56g 0.2g Potato pancake
Sugar 1.79g 0.5g Mashed potato
Fiber 3.3g 1.3g Potato pancake
Calcium 32mg 18mg Potato pancake
Iron 1.67mg 0.31mg Potato pancake
Magnesium 36mg 15mg Potato pancake
Phosphorus 128mg 59mg Potato pancake
Potassium 622mg 286mg Potato pancake
Sodium 764mg 306mg Mashed potato
Zinc 0.7mg 0.22mg Potato pancake
Copper 0.18mg 0.035mg Potato pancake
Vitamin A 113IU 185IU Mashed potato
Vitamin E 0.23mg 0.42mg Mashed potato
Vitamin D 11IU 0IU Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0.3µg 0µg Potato pancake
Vitamin C 27.6mg 0mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.158mg 0.015mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.173mg 0.015mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 1.672mg 1.08mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.757mg mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.448mg 0.12mg Potato pancake
Folate 41µg 9µg Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0.29µg 0.07µg Potato pancake
Vitamin K 2.7µg 5.9µg Mashed potato
Tryptophan 0.087mg mg Potato pancake
Threonine 0.24mg mg Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.28mg mg Potato pancake
Leucine 0.442mg mg Potato pancake
Lysine 0.389mg mg Potato pancake
Methionine 0.137mg mg Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.3mg mg Potato pancake
Valine 0.369mg mg Potato pancake
Histidine 0.141mg mg Potato pancake
Cholesterol 95mg 0mg Mashed potato
Trans Fat g 0.105g Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 2.496g 0.577g Mashed potato
Monounsaturated Fat 3.73g 0.72g Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 7.516g 1.342g Potato pancake

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Potato pancake Mashed potato
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
9
Mashed potato
Mineral Summary Score
48
Potato pancake
17
Mashed potato

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
10%
Mashed potato
Carbohydrates
28%
Potato pancake
15%
Mashed potato
Fats
68%
Potato pancake
13%
Mashed potato

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in glycemic index (difference - 87)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mashed potato
Mashed potato is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.29g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mashed potato
Mashed potato contains less Sodium (difference - 458mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mashed potato
Mashed potato is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mashed potato
Mashed potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.919g)
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. Mashed potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170699/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.