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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 is higher in Vitamin B6, Iron, Selenium, Copper, Phosphorus, and Choline, however Zucchini is richer in Vitamin B12.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Potato pancake is 33% higher.
  • Potato pancake contains 45 times more Selenium than Zucchini. While Potato pancake contains 8.9µg of Selenium, Zucchini contains only 0.2µg.
  • Zucchini has less Sodium.

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 Iron +351.4%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +138.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +239.6%
Contains more Zinc +118.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +236.8%
Contains less Sodium -99%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 10% 55% 26% 60% 20% 55% 100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 18% 9% 17% 2%
Contains more Iron +351.4%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +138.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +239.6%
Contains more Zinc +118.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +236.8%
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 C +54.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
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 Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +70.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +77%
Contains more Vitamin K +59.3%
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 60% 12% 3% 0% 12% 22% 9% 13% 38% 0% 11% 18%
Contains more Vitamin C +54.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
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 Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +70.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +77%
Contains more Vitamin K +59.3%

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 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 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 Zucchini
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?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 756mg)
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato pancake Zucchini Opinion
Calories 268 17 Potato pancake
Protein 6.08 1.21 Potato pancake
Fats 14.76 0.32 Potato pancake
Vitamin C 27.6 17.9 Potato pancake
Net carbs 24.510000228881836 2.109999895095825 Potato pancake
Carbs 27.81 3.11 Potato pancake
Cholesterol 95 0 Zucchini
Vitamin D 11 0 Potato pancake
Iron 1.67 0.37 Potato pancake
Calcium 32 16 Potato pancake
Potassium 622 261 Potato pancake
Magnesium 36 18 Potato pancake
Sugar 1.79 2.5 Potato pancake
Fiber 3.3 1 Potato pancake
Copper 0.18 0.053 Potato pancake
Zinc 0.7 0.32 Potato pancake
Starch 20.88 0 Potato pancake
Phosphorus 128 38 Potato pancake
Sodium 764 8 Zucchini
Vitamin A 113 200 Zucchini
Vitamin E 0.23 0.12 Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0.3 0 Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.158 0.045 Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.173 0.094 Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 1.672 0.451 Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.757 0.204 Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.448 0.163 Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0.29 0 Potato pancake
Vitamin K 2.7 4.3 Zucchini
Folate 41 24 Potato pancake
Trans Fat 0 Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 2.496 0.084 Zucchini
Monounsaturated Fat 3.73 0.011 Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 7.516 0.091 Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.087 0.01 Potato pancake
Threonine 0.24 0.029 Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.28 0.044 Potato pancake
Leucine 0.442 0.071 Potato pancake
Lysine 0.389 0.067 Potato pancake
Methionine 0.137 0.018 Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.3 0.043 Potato pancake
Valine 0.369 0.054 Potato pancake
Histidine 0.141 0.026 Potato pancake
Fructose 0.56 1.38 Zucchini

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.