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Potato salad vs Coleslaw - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Potato salad and Coleslaw

  • Potato salad has more Copper, Vitamin B5, and Iron, while Coleslaw has more Vitamin C.
  • Potato salad's daily need coverage for Cholesterol is 21% higher.
  • Coleslaw contains 8 times less Copper than Potato salad. Potato salad contains 0.118mg of Copper, while Coleslaw contains 0.015mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Coleslaw is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Potato salad, home-prepared and Fast foods, coleslaw.

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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 +195.5%
Contains more Magnesium +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +160%
Contains more Potassium +96.9%
Contains more Zinc +121.4%
Contains more Copper +686.7%
Contains more Calcium +57.9%
Contains less Sodium -61.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 25% 11% 23% 23% 69% 9% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 9% 6% 9% 12% 27% 4% 5%
Contains more Iron +195.5%
Contains more Magnesium +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +160%
Contains more Potassium +96.9%
Contains more Zinc +121.4%
Contains more Copper +686.7%
Contains more Calcium +57.9%
Contains less Sodium -61.6%

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 A +65.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +196.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +332%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +117.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +46%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 10% 0% 0% 34% 20% 14% 17% 33% 33% 6% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 11% 0% 49% 7% 5% 4% 15% 26% 0% 2% 178%
Contains more Vitamin A +65.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +196.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +332%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +117.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +46%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato salad Coleslaw Opinion
Net carbs 9.87g 12.99g Coleslaw
Protein 2.68g 0.95g Potato salad
Fats 8.2g 9.91g Coleslaw
Carbs 11.17g 14.89g Coleslaw
Calories 143kcal 153kcal Coleslaw
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.44g Coleslaw
Sugar g 12.19g Potato salad
Fiber 1.3g 1.9g Coleslaw
Calcium 19mg 30mg Coleslaw
Iron 0.65mg 0.22mg Potato salad
Magnesium 15mg 8mg Potato salad
Phosphorus 52mg 20mg Potato salad
Potassium 254mg 129mg Potato salad
Sodium 529mg 203mg Coleslaw
Zinc 0.31mg 0.14mg Potato salad
Copper 0.118mg 0.015mg Potato salad
Vitamin A 157IU 95IU Potato salad
Vitamin E mg 0.54mg Coleslaw
Vitamin D 0IU IU Potato salad
Vitamin D 0µg µg Potato salad
Vitamin C 10mg 14.6mg Coleslaw
Vitamin B1 0.077mg 0.026mg Potato salad
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.02mg Potato salad
Vitamin B3 0.89mg 0.206mg Potato salad
Vitamin B5 0.534mg 0.246mg Potato salad
Vitamin B6 0.141mg 0.112mg Potato salad
Folate 7µg µg Potato salad
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.01µg Coleslaw
Vitamin K µg 70.9µg Coleslaw
Tryptophan 0.042mg mg Potato salad
Threonine 0.116mg mg Potato salad
Isoleucine 0.141mg mg Potato salad
Leucine 0.202mg mg Potato salad
Lysine 0.171mg mg Potato salad
Methionine 0.066mg mg Potato salad
Phenylalanine 0.135mg mg Potato salad
Valine 0.172mg mg Potato salad
Histidine 0.062mg mg Potato salad
Cholesterol 68mg 4mg Coleslaw
Trans Fat g 0.037g Potato salad
Saturated Fat 1.429g 1.599g Potato salad
Monounsaturated Fat 2.48g 2.671g Coleslaw
Polyunsaturated fat 3.737g 5.348g Coleslaw

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Potato salad Coleslaw
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
14
Potato salad
25
Coleslaw
Mineral Summary Score
25
Potato salad
10
Coleslaw

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
16%
Potato salad
6%
Coleslaw
Carbohydrates
11%
Potato salad
15%
Coleslaw
Fats
38%
Potato salad
46%
Coleslaw

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato salad
Potato salad is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.19g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato salad
Potato salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.17g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato salad
Potato salad is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato salad
Potato salad is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Coleslaw
Coleslaw contains less Sodium (difference - 326mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Coleslaw
Coleslaw is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 64mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Coleslaw
Coleslaw is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
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 salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169269/nutrients
  2. Coleslaw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170300/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.