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Potato wedges vs. Potato pancake — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Potato wedges and Potato pancake

  • Potato pancake has more Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Phosphorus than Potato wedges.
  • Potato pancake's daily need coverage for Cholesterol is 32% more.
  • Potato wedges contain less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are USDA Commodity, Potato wedges, frozen and Potato pancakes.

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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 less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Calcium +113.3%
Contains more Iron +138.6%
Contains more Magnesium +89.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.1%
Contains more Potassium +57.9%
Contains more Zinc +89.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 27% 14% 38% 35% 7% 11% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 63% 26% 55% 55% 100% 20% 60% 34% 49%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Calcium +113.3%
Contains more Iron +138.6%
Contains more Magnesium +89.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.1%
Contains more Potassium +57.9%
Contains more Zinc +89.2%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +146.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +332.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.672
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 38% 25% 10% 29% 0% 81% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +146.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +332.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.672

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +43%
Contains more Protein +125.2%
Contains more Fats +570.9%
Contains more Other +175.4%
Equal in Carbs - 27.81
3% 2% 26% 68%
Protein: 2.7 g
Fats: 2.2 g
Carbs: 25.5 g
Water: 68.3 g
Other: 1.3 g
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
Contains more Water +43%
Contains more Protein +125.2%
Contains more Fats +570.9%
Contains more Other +175.4%
Equal in Carbs - 27.81

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -78%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +157.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +7268.6%
26% 69% 5%
Saturated Fat: 0.55 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.451 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.102 g
18% 27% 55%
Saturated Fat: 2.496 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.73 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.516 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -78%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +157.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +7268.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Potato wedges Potato pancake
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato wedges Potato pancake Opinion
Net carbs 23.5g 24.51g Potato pancake
Protein 2.7g 6.08g Potato pancake
Fats 2.2g 14.76g Potato pancake
Carbs 25.5g 27.81g Potato pancake
Calories 123kcal 268kcal Potato pancake
Starch 20.88g Potato pancake
Fructose 0.56g Potato pancake
Sugar 0.3g 1.79g Potato wedges
Fiber 2g 3.3g Potato pancake
Calcium 15mg 32mg Potato pancake
Iron 0.7mg 1.67mg Potato pancake
Magnesium 19mg 36mg Potato pancake
Phosphorus 87mg 128mg Potato pancake
Potassium 394mg 622mg Potato pancake
Sodium 49mg 764mg Potato wedges
Zinc 0.37mg 0.7mg Potato pancake
Copper 0.18mg Potato pancake
Manganese 0.26mg Potato pancake
Selenium 8.9µg Potato pancake
Vitamin A 0IU 113IU Potato pancake
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 32µg Potato pancake
Vitamin E 0.23mg Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0IU 11IU Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0µg 0.3µg Potato pancake
Vitamin C 11.2mg 27.6mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.158mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.173mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 1.54mg 1.672mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.757mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.35mg 0.448mg Potato pancake
Folate 41µg Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.29µg Potato pancake
Choline 74.2mg Potato pancake
Vitamin K 2.7µg Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.087mg Potato pancake
Threonine 0.24mg Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.28mg Potato pancake
Leucine 0.442mg Potato pancake
Lysine 0.389mg Potato pancake
Methionine 0.137mg Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.3mg Potato pancake
Valine 0.369mg Potato pancake
Histidine 0.141mg Potato pancake
Cholesterol 0mg 95mg Potato wedges
Saturated Fat 0.55g 2.496g Potato wedges
Omega-3 - DHA 0.008g Potato pancake
Omega-3 - EPA 0.001g Potato pancake
Monounsaturated Fat 1.451g 3.73g Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 7.516g Potato pancake

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Potato wedges Potato pancake
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
14%
Potato wedges
37%
Potato pancake
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Potato wedges
47%
Potato pancake

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato wedges
Potato wedges is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.49g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato wedges
Potato wedges contains less Sodium (difference - 715mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Potato wedges
Potato wedges is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato wedges
Potato wedges is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.946g)
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
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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 wedges - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168443/nutrients
  2. Potato pancake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170092/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.