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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, Vitamin B12, and Phosphorus, however Sweet potato is richer in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Sweet potato is 75% higher.
  • Potato pancake contains 10000000 times more Cholesterol than Sweet potato. While Potato pancake contains 95mg of Cholesterol, Sweet potato contains only 0mg.

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 Magnesium +44%
Contains more Phosphorus +172.3%
Contains more Potassium +84.6%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +19.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.8%
Equal in Calcium - 30
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 63% 26% 55% 55% 100% 20% 60%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 23% 18% 21% 30% 8% 9% 51%
Contains more Iron +173.8%
Contains more Magnesium +44%
Contains more Phosphorus +172.3%
Contains more Potassium +84.6%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +19.2%
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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1050%
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 Folate +272.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +12454.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +13%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.8
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 852% 6% 0% 8% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 9% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1050%
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 Folate +272.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +12454.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +13%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.8

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato pancake Sweet potato Opinion
Net carbs 24.51g 17.12g Potato pancake
Protein 6.08g 1.57g Potato pancake
Fats 14.76g 0.05g Potato pancake
Carbs 27.81g 20.12g Potato pancake
Calories 268kcal 86kcal Potato pancake
Starch 20.88g 12.65g Potato pancake
Fructose 0.56g 0.7g Sweet potato
Sugar 1.79g 4.18g Potato pancake
Fiber 3.3g 3g Potato pancake
Calcium 32mg 30mg Potato pancake
Iron 1.67mg 0.61mg Potato pancake
Magnesium 36mg 25mg Potato pancake
Phosphorus 128mg 47mg Potato pancake
Potassium 622mg 337mg Potato pancake
Sodium 764mg 55mg Sweet potato
Zinc 0.7mg 0.3mg Potato pancake
Copper 0.18mg 0.151mg Potato pancake
Vitamin A 113IU 14187IU Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.23mg 0.26mg Sweet potato
Vitamin D 11IU 0IU Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0.3µg 0µg Potato pancake
Vitamin C 27.6mg 2.4mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.158mg 0.078mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.173mg 0.061mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 1.672mg 0.557mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.757mg 0.8mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.448mg 0.209mg Potato pancake
Folate 41µg 11µg Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0.29µg 0µg Potato pancake
Vitamin K 2.7µg 1.8µg Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.087mg 0.031mg Potato pancake
Threonine 0.24mg 0.083mg Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.28mg 0.055mg Potato pancake
Leucine 0.442mg 0.092mg Potato pancake
Lysine 0.389mg 0.066mg Potato pancake
Methionine 0.137mg 0.029mg Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.3mg 0.089mg Potato pancake
Valine 0.369mg 0.086mg Potato pancake
Histidine 0.141mg 0.031mg Potato pancake
Cholesterol 95mg 0mg Sweet potato
Trans Fat g 0g Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 2.496g 0.018g Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 3.73g 0.001g Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 7.516g 0.014g Potato pancake

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Potato pancake Sweet 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
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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato contains less Sodium (difference - 709mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
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

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.