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Potato pancake vs Sweet potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Potato pancake and Sweet potato different?

  • Potato pancake is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Iron, and Phosphorus, however Sweet potato is richer in Vitamin A, and Vitamin B12.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A from Sweet potato is 75% higher.
  • Potato pancake contains 139 times more Saturated Fat than Sweet potato. While Potato pancake contains 2.496g of Saturated Fat, Sweet potato contains only 0.018g.

Potato pancakes and Sweet potato, raw, unprepared are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +173.8%
Contains more Potassium +84.6%
Contains more Magnesium +44%
Contains more Copper +19.2%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +172.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.8%
Equal in Calcium - 30
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% 9% 30% 18% 51% 9% 21% 8%
Contains more Iron +173.8%
Contains more Potassium +84.6%
Contains more Magnesium +44%
Contains more Copper +19.2%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +172.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.8%
Equal in Calcium - 30

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 +1050%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +102.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +183.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +114.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Folate +272.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +12454.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +13%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.8
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 8% 852% 6% 0% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 0% 5% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1050%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +102.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +183.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +114.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Folate +272.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +12454.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +13%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.8

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
85
Sweet potato
Mineral Summary Score
48
Potato pancake
21
Sweet 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
9%
Sweet potato
Carbohydrates
28%
Potato pancake
20%
Sweet potato
Fats
68%
Potato pancake
0%
Sweet potato

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

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Potato pancake Sweet potato
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 Cholesterol?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato contains less Sodium (difference - 709mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.478g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.39g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato pancake Sweet potato Opinion
Calories 268 86 Potato pancake
Protein 6.08 1.57 Potato pancake
Fats 14.76 0.05 Potato pancake
Vitamin C 27.6 2.4 Potato pancake
Net carbs 24.510000228881836 17.1200008392334 Potato pancake
Carbs 27.81 20.12 Potato pancake
Cholesterol 95 0 Sweet potato
Vitamin D 11 0 Potato pancake
Iron 1.67 0.61 Potato pancake
Calcium 32 30 Potato pancake
Potassium 622 337 Potato pancake
Magnesium 36 25 Potato pancake
Sugar 1.79 4.18 Potato pancake
Fiber 3.3 3 Potato pancake
Copper 0.18 0.151 Potato pancake
Zinc 0.7 0.3 Potato pancake
Starch 20.88 12.65 Potato pancake
Phosphorus 128 47 Potato pancake
Sodium 764 55 Sweet potato
Vitamin A 113 14187 Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.23 0.26 Sweet potato
Vitamin D 0.3 0 Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.158 0.078 Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.173 0.061 Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 1.672 0.557 Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.757 0.8 Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.448 0.209 Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0.29 0 Potato pancake
Vitamin K 2.7 1.8 Potato pancake
Folate 41 11 Potato pancake
Trans Fat 0 Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 2.496 0.018 Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 3.73 0.001 Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 7.516 0.014 Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.087 0.031 Potato pancake
Threonine 0.24 0.083 Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.28 0.055 Potato pancake
Leucine 0.442 0.092 Potato pancake
Lysine 0.389 0.066 Potato pancake
Methionine 0.137 0.029 Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.3 0.089 Potato pancake
Valine 0.369 0.086 Potato pancake
Histidine 0.141 0.031 Potato pancake
Fructose 0.56 0.7 Sweet potato

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. Sweet potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168482/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.