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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 pancake contains 10000000 times more Cholesterol than Zucchini. While Potato pancake contains 95mg of Cholesterol, Zucchini contains only 0mg.

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" chart 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 less Sodium -99%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 63% 26% 55% 55% 100% 20% 60%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 2% 9% 18%
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 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" 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 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 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 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 12% 3% 0% 60% 12% 22% 9% 13% 38% 18% 0% 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 Vitamin A +77%
Contains more Vitamin K +59.3%

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 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
Vitamin A 113IU 200IU Zucchini
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
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
Trans Fat g 0g Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 2.496g 0.084g Zucchini
Monounsaturated Fat 3.73g 0.011g Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 7.516g 0.091g Potato pancake

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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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
16
Zucchini
Mineral Summary Score
48
Potato pancake
12
Zucchini

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%
Zucchini
Carbohydrates
28%
Potato pancake
3%
Zucchini
Fats
68%
Potato pancake
1%
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

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. 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.