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Potato pancake vs Taro - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Potato pancake and Taro

  • Potato pancake has more Vitamin C, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2, however Taro is richer in Vitamin E , and Vitamin B12.
  • Potato pancake covers your daily Sodium needs 33% more than Taro.
  • Taro has 61 times less Saturated Fat than Potato pancake. Potato pancake has 2.496g of Saturated Fat, while Taro has 0.041g.
  • Taro contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Potato pancakes and Taro, 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 Iron +203.6%
Contains more Zinc +204.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.4%
Contains more Calcium +34.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Equal in Potassium - 591
Equal in Magnesium - 33
Equal in Copper - 0.172
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 10% 55% 26% 60% 20% 55% 100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 13% 53% 24% 58% 7% 36% 2%
Contains more Iron +203.6%
Contains more Zinc +204.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.4%
Contains more Calcium +34.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Equal in Potassium - 591
Equal in Magnesium - 33
Equal in Copper - 0.172

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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Taro
Contains more Vitamin C +513.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +592%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +178.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +149.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +170%
Contains more Folate +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +934.8%
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 15% 5% 48% 0% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 0% 3% 17%
Contains more Vitamin C +513.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +592%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +178.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +149.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +170%
Contains more Folate +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +934.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato pancake Taro Opinion
Calories 268kcal 112kcal Potato pancake
Protein 6.08g 1.5g Potato pancake
Fats 14.76g 0.2g Potato pancake
Vitamin C 27.6mg 4.5mg Potato pancake
Net carbs 24.51g 22.36g Potato pancake
Carbs 27.81g 26.46g Potato pancake
Cholesterol 95mg 0mg Taro
Vitamin D 11IU 0IU Potato pancake
Iron 1.67mg 0.55mg Potato pancake
Calcium 32mg 43mg Taro
Potassium 622mg 591mg Potato pancake
Magnesium 36mg 33mg Potato pancake
Sugar 1.79g 0.4g Taro
Fiber 3.3g 4.1g Taro
Copper 0.18mg 0.172mg Potato pancake
Zinc 0.7mg 0.23mg Potato pancake
Starch 20.88g g Potato pancake
Phosphorus 128mg 84mg Potato pancake
Sodium 764mg 11mg Taro
Vitamin A 113IU 76IU Potato pancake
Vitamin E 0.23mg 2.38mg Taro
Vitamin D 0.3µg 0µg Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.158mg 0.095mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.173mg 0.025mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 1.672mg 0.6mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.757mg 0.303mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.448mg 0.283mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0.29µg 0µg Potato pancake
Vitamin K 2.7µg 1µg Potato pancake
Folate 41µg 22µg Potato pancake
Trans Fat g 0g Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 2.496g 0.041g Taro
Monounsaturated Fat 3.73g 0.016g Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 7.516g 0.083g Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.087mg 0.023mg Potato pancake
Threonine 0.24mg 0.069mg Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.28mg 0.054mg Potato pancake
Leucine 0.442mg 0.111mg Potato pancake
Lysine 0.389mg 0.067mg Potato pancake
Methionine 0.137mg 0.02mg Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.3mg 0.082mg Potato pancake
Valine 0.369mg 0.082mg Potato pancake
Histidine 0.141mg 0.034mg Potato pancake
Fructose 0.56g g Potato pancake

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Potato pancake Taro
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
18
Taro
Mineral Summary Score
48
Potato pancake
26
Taro

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%
Taro
Carbohydrates
28%
Potato pancake
26%
Taro
Fats
68%
Potato pancake
1%
Taro

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Taro
Taro is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Taro
Taro is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.39g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 753mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taro
Taro is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.455g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in glycemic index (difference - 53)
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 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. Taro - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169308/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.