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Potato pancake vs Onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Potato pancake and Onion

  • Onion contains less Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Iron, Copper, Selenium, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Vitamin B5 than Potato pancake.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Potato pancake is 33% higher.
  • Onion has 10000000 times less Cholesterol than Potato pancake. Potato pancake has 95mg of Cholesterol, while Onion has 0mg.

Food types used in this article are Potato pancakes and Onions, 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 +39.1%
Contains more Iron +695.2%
Contains more Magnesium +260%
Contains more Phosphorus +341.4%
Contains more Potassium +326%
Contains more Zinc +311.8%
Contains more Copper +361.5%
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 7% 8% 8% 13% 13% 1% 5% 14%
Contains more Calcium +39.1%
Contains more Iron +695.2%
Contains more Magnesium +260%
Contains more Phosphorus +341.4%
Contains more Potassium +326%
Contains more Zinc +311.8%
Contains more Copper +361.5%
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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0
Onion
Contains more Vitamin A +5550%
Contains more Vitamin E +1050%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +273%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +243.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +540.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1341.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +515.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.3%
Contains more Folate +115.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +575%
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 1% 1% 0% 25% 12% 7% 3% 8% 28% 15% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +5550%
Contains more Vitamin E +1050%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +273%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +243.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +540.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1341.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +515.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.3%
Contains more Folate +115.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +575%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato pancake Onion Opinion
Net carbs 24.51g 7.64g Potato pancake
Protein 6.08g 1.1g Potato pancake
Fats 14.76g 0.1g Potato pancake
Carbs 27.81g 9.34g Potato pancake
Calories 268kcal 40kcal Potato pancake
Starch 20.88g 0g Potato pancake
Fructose 0.56g 1.29g Onion
Sugar 1.79g 4.24g Potato pancake
Fiber 3.3g 1.7g Potato pancake
Calcium 32mg 23mg Potato pancake
Iron 1.67mg 0.21mg Potato pancake
Magnesium 36mg 10mg Potato pancake
Phosphorus 128mg 29mg Potato pancake
Potassium 622mg 146mg Potato pancake
Sodium 764mg 4mg Onion
Zinc 0.7mg 0.17mg Potato pancake
Copper 0.18mg 0.039mg Potato pancake
Vitamin A 113IU 2IU Potato pancake
Vitamin E 0.23mg 0.02mg Potato pancake
Vitamin D 11IU 0IU Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0.3µg 0µg Potato pancake
Vitamin C 27.6mg 7.4mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.158mg 0.046mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.173mg 0.027mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 1.672mg 0.116mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.757mg 0.123mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.448mg 0.12mg Potato pancake
Folate 41µg 19µg Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0.29µg 0µg Potato pancake
Vitamin K 2.7µg 0.4µg Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.087mg 0.014mg Potato pancake
Threonine 0.24mg 0.021mg Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.28mg 0.014mg Potato pancake
Leucine 0.442mg 0.025mg Potato pancake
Lysine 0.389mg 0.039mg Potato pancake
Methionine 0.137mg 0.002mg Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.3mg 0.025mg Potato pancake
Valine 0.369mg 0.021mg Potato pancake
Histidine 0.141mg 0.014mg Potato pancake
Cholesterol 95mg 0mg Onion
Trans Fat g 0g Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 2.496g 0.042g Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 3.73g 0.013g Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 7.516g 0.017g Potato pancake

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Potato pancake Onion
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
8
Onion
Mineral Summary Score
48
Potato pancake
8
Onion

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
7%
Onion
Carbohydrates
28%
Potato pancake
9%
Onion
Fats
68%
Potato pancake
0%
Onion

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.45g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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?
Onion
Onion contains less Sodium (difference - 760mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Onion
Onion is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Onion
Onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.454g)

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. Onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170000/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.