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Potato pancake vs. Zucchini — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Potato pancake and Zucchini different?

  • Potato pancake has more Vitamin B6, Iron, Selenium, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, and Choline than Zucchini.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Potato pancake is 33% higher.

Potato pancakes and Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, raw 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +351.4%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +236.8%
Contains more Potassium +138.3%
Contains more Zinc +118.8%
Contains more Copper +239.6%
Contains more Manganese +46.9%
Contains more Selenium +4350%
Contains less Sodium -99%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 63% 26% 55% 55% 100% 20% 60% 34% 49%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 2% 9% 18% 24% 2%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +351.4%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +236.8%
Contains more Potassium +138.3%
Contains more Zinc +118.8%
Contains more Copper +239.6%
Contains more Manganese +46.9%
Contains more Selenium +4350%
Contains less Sodium -99%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin E +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +54.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +251.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +84%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +270.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +271.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +174.8%
Contains more Folate +70.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +681.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +77%
Contains more Vitamin K +59.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 5% 9% 93% 40% 40% 32% 46% 104% 31% 37% 41% 7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 12% 3% 0% 60% 12% 22% 9% 13% 38% 18% 0% 6% 11%
Contains more Vitamin E +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +54.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +251.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +84%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +270.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +271.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +174.8%
Contains more Folate +70.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +681.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +77%
Contains more Vitamin K +59.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +402.5%
Contains more Fats +4512.5%
Contains more Carbs +794.2%
Contains more Other +528.1%
Contains more Water +98.4%
6% 15% 28% 48% 4%
Protein: 6.08 g
Fats: 14.76 g
Carbs: 27.81 g
Water: 47.77 g
Other: 3.58 g
3% 95%
Protein: 1.21 g
Fats: 0.32 g
Carbs: 3.11 g
Water: 94.79 g
Other: 0.57 g
Contains more Protein +402.5%
Contains more Fats +4512.5%
Contains more Carbs +794.2%
Contains more Other +528.1%
Contains more Water +98.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +33809.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +8159.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.6%
18% 27% 55%
Saturated Fat: 2.496 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.73 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.516 g
45% 6% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.084 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.091 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +33809.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +8159.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.6%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +680%
Contains more Lactose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +40.8%
Contains more Fructose +146.4%
92% 2% 3% 2%
Starch: 20.88 g
Sucrose: 0.39 g
Glucose: 0.76 g
Fructose: 0.56 g
Lactose: 0.03 g
Maltose: 0.03 g
Galactose: 0.03 g
2% 43% 55%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.05 g
Glucose: 1.07 g
Fructose: 1.38 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +680%
Contains more Lactose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +40.8%
Contains more Fructose +146.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Potato pancake Zucchini
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 Zucchini Opinion
Net carbs 24.51g 2.11g Potato pancake
Protein 6.08g 1.21g Potato pancake
Fats 14.76g 0.32g Potato pancake
Carbs 27.81g 3.11g Potato pancake
Calories 268kcal 17kcal Potato pancake
Starch 20.88g 0g Potato pancake
Fructose 0.56g 1.38g Zucchini
Sugar 1.79g 2.5g Potato pancake
Fiber 3.3g 1g Potato pancake
Calcium 32mg 16mg Potato pancake
Iron 1.67mg 0.37mg Potato pancake
Magnesium 36mg 18mg Potato pancake
Phosphorus 128mg 38mg Potato pancake
Potassium 622mg 261mg Potato pancake
Sodium 764mg 8mg Zucchini
Zinc 0.7mg 0.32mg Potato pancake
Copper 0.18mg 0.053mg Potato pancake
Manganese 0.26mg 0.177mg Potato pancake
Selenium 8.9µg 0.2µg Potato pancake
Vitamin A 113IU 200IU Zucchini
Vitamin A RAE 32µg 10µg Potato pancake
Vitamin E 0.23mg 0.12mg Potato pancake
Vitamin D 11IU 0IU Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0.3µg 0µg Potato pancake
Vitamin C 27.6mg 17.9mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.158mg 0.045mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.173mg 0.094mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 1.672mg 0.451mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.757mg 0.204mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.448mg 0.163mg Potato pancake
Folate 41µg 24µg Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0.29µg 0µg Potato pancake
Choline 74.2mg 9.5mg Potato pancake
Vitamin K 2.7µg 4.3µg Zucchini
Tryptophan 0.087mg 0.01mg Potato pancake
Threonine 0.24mg 0.029mg Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.28mg 0.044mg Potato pancake
Leucine 0.442mg 0.071mg Potato pancake
Lysine 0.389mg 0.067mg Potato pancake
Methionine 0.137mg 0.018mg Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.3mg 0.043mg Potato pancake
Valine 0.369mg 0.054mg Potato pancake
Histidine 0.141mg 0.026mg Potato pancake
Cholesterol 95mg 0mg Zucchini
Saturated Fat 2.496g 0.084g Zucchini
Omega-3 - DHA 0.008g 0g Potato pancake
Omega-3 - EPA 0.001g 0g Potato pancake
Monounsaturated Fat 3.73g 0.011g Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 7.516g 0.091g Potato pancake
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.03g Zucchini
Omega-3 - ALA 0.061g Zucchini

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Potato pancake Zucchini
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
37%
Potato pancake
15%
Zucchini
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Potato pancake
12%
Zucchini

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 756mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.412g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.71g)
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 - $0.4)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Potato pancake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170092/nutrients
  2. Zucchini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169291/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.