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Succotash vs Cassava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Succotash and Cassava different?

  • Succotash is higher in Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Copper, Fiber, and Magnesium, however Cassava is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Succotash is 20% higher.
  • Succotash contains 4 times more Phosphorus than Cassava. While Succotash contains 113mg of Phosphorus, Cassava contains only 27mg.

Succotash, (corn and limas), raw and Cassava, 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 +12.5%
Contains more Iron +577.8%
Contains more Magnesium +128.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +318.5%
Contains more Potassium +36.2%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +79.4%
Contains more Copper +86%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 69% 35% 49% 33% 1% 17% 62%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 15% 12% 24% 2% 10% 34%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +577.8%
Contains more Magnesium +128.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +318.5%
Contains more Potassium +36.2%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +79.4%
Contains more Copper +86%

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 +2146.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.7%
Contains more Folate +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +36.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 18% 0% 0% 51% 53% 19% 30% 8% 30% 30% 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 1% 4% 0% 69% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 21% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +2146.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.7%
Contains more Folate +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +36.4%

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.
Succotash Cassava
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Succotash Cassava Opinion
Net carbs 15.79g 36.26g Cassava
Protein 5.03g 1.36g Succotash
Fats 1.02g 0.28g Succotash
Carbs 19.59g 38.06g Cassava
Calories 99kcal 160kcal Cassava
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.7g Succotash
Fiber 3.8g 1.8g Succotash
Calcium 18mg 16mg Succotash
Iron 1.83mg 0.27mg Succotash
Magnesium 48mg 21mg Succotash
Phosphorus 113mg 27mg Succotash
Potassium 369mg 271mg Succotash
Sodium 4mg 14mg Succotash
Zinc 0.61mg 0.34mg Succotash
Copper 0.186mg 0.1mg Succotash
Vitamin A 292IU 13IU Succotash
Vitamin E mg 0.19mg Cassava
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 15.1mg 20.6mg Cassava
Vitamin B1 0.208mg 0.087mg Succotash
Vitamin B2 0.082mg 0.048mg Succotash
Vitamin B3 1.587mg 0.854mg Succotash
Vitamin B5 0.128mg 0.107mg Succotash
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.088mg Succotash
Folate 40µg 27µg Succotash
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 1.9µg Cassava
Tryptophan 0.056mg 0.019mg Succotash
Threonine 0.209mg 0.028mg Succotash
Isoleucine 0.284mg 0.027mg Succotash
Leucine 0.443mg 0.039mg Succotash
Lysine 0.295mg 0.044mg Succotash
Methionine 0.068mg 0.011mg Succotash
Phenylalanine 0.243mg 0.026mg Succotash
Valine 0.306mg 0.035mg Succotash
Histidine 0.16mg 0.02mg Succotash
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.19g 0.074g Cassava
Monounsaturated Fat 0.198g 0.075g Succotash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.489g 0.048g Succotash

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Succotash Cassava
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
20
Succotash
14
Cassava
Mineral Summary Score
34
Succotash
14
Cassava

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
30%
Succotash
8%
Cassava
Carbohydrates
20%
Succotash
38%
Cassava
Fats
5%
Succotash
1%
Cassava

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Succotash
Succotash is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.7g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Succotash
Succotash contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Succotash
Succotash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 94)
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 richer in vitamins?
Succotash
Succotash is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.116g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Succotash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169300/nutrients
  2. Cassava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169985/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.