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Potato vs Succotash - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Potato and Succotash?

  • Potato is higher in Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C, yet Succotash is higher in Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B1, Copper, Phosphorus, Fiber, Folate and Magnesium.
  • Succotash's daily need coverage for Manganese is 21% more.
  • Potato has 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Succotash. While Potato has 0.298mg of Vitamin B6, Succotash has only 0.13mg.

We used Potatoes, flesh and skin, raw and Succotash, (corn and limas), raw types 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
Potato
1
:
Contains more Potassium +15.2%
Contains more Iron +125.9%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +108.7%
Contains more Copper +69.1%
Contains more Zinc +103.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +98.2%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 4% 38% 17% 37% 9% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 69% 6% 33% 35% 62% 17% 49% 1%
Contains more Potassium +15.2%
Contains more Iron +125.9%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +108.7%
Contains more Copper +69.1%
Contains more Zinc +103.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +98.2%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

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
Potato
5
:
Contains more Vitamin C +30.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +14500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +156.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.6%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 66% 1% 1% 0% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 0% 5% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 51% 18% 0% 0% 53% 19% 30% 8% 30% 0% 0% 30%
Contains more Vitamin C +30.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +14500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +156.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.6%
Contains more Folate +166.7%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
18
Potato
20
Succotash
Mineral Summary Score
20
Potato
34
Succotash

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 the food
Protein
12%
Potato
30%
Succotash
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
20%
Succotash
Fats
0%
Potato
5%
Succotash

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Potato Succotash
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Potato Succotash
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 contains less Sugars?
Succotash
Succotash contains less Sugars (difference - 0.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Succotash
Succotash contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Succotash
Succotash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 86)
Which food is cheaper?
Succotash
Succotash is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Succotash
Succotash is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.165g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Potato Succotash Opinion
Calories 77 99 Succotash
Protein 2.05 5.03 Succotash
Fats 0.09 1.02 Succotash
Vitamin C 19.7 15.1 Potato
Carbs 17.49 19.59 Succotash
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.81 1.83 Succotash
Calcium 12 18 Succotash
Potassium 425 369 Potato
Magnesium 23 48 Succotash
Sugars 0.82 Succotash
Fiber 2.1 3.8 Succotash
Copper 0.11 0.186 Succotash
Zinc 0.3 0.61 Succotash
Starch 15.29 Potato
Phosphorus 57 113 Succotash
Sodium 6 4 Succotash
Vitamin A 2 292 Succotash
Vitamin E 0.01 Potato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.208 Succotash
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.082 Succotash
Vitamin B3 1.061 1.587 Succotash
Vitamin B5 0.295 0.128 Potato
Vitamin B6 0.298 0.13 Potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 Potato
Folate 15 40 Succotash
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.19 Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.198 Succotash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042 0.489 Succotash
Tryptophan 0.021 0.056 Succotash
Threonine 0.067 0.209 Succotash
Isoleucine 0.066 0.284 Succotash
Leucine 0.098 0.443 Succotash
Lysine 0.107 0.295 Succotash
Methionine 0.032 0.068 Succotash
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.243 Succotash
Valine 0.103 0.306 Succotash
Histidine 0.035 0.16 Succotash
Fructose 0.26 Potato

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/nutrients
  2. Succotash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169300/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.