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Sweet potato vs Succotash - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Sweet potato and Succotash

  • Sweet potato has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6, however Succotash has more Manganese, Iron, Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Folate, and Vitamin B3.
  • Sweet potato's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 77% more.
  • Sweet potato has 6 times more Vitamin B5 than Succotash. Sweet potato has 0.8mg of Vitamin B5, while Succotash has 0.128mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Sweet potato, raw, unprepared and Succotash, (corn and limas), raw.

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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 +66.7%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Magnesium +92%
Contains more Phosphorus +140.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Zinc +103.3%
Contains more Copper +23.2%
Equal in Potassium - 369
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 23% 18% 21% 30% 8% 9% 51%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 69% 35% 49% 33% 1% 17% 62%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Magnesium +92%
Contains more Phosphorus +140.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Zinc +103.3%
Contains more Copper +23.2%
Equal in Potassium - 369

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 +4758.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +525%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +529.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +184.9%
Contains more Folate +263.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 852% 6% 0% 8% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 9% 0% 5%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +4758.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +525%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +529.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +184.9%
Contains more Folate +263.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sweet potato Succotash Opinion
Net carbs 17.12g 15.79g Sweet potato
Protein 1.57g 5.03g Succotash
Fats 0.05g 1.02g Succotash
Carbs 20.12g 19.59g Sweet potato
Calories 86kcal 99kcal Succotash
Starch 12.65g g Sweet potato
Fructose 0.7g g Sweet potato
Sugar 4.18g g Succotash
Fiber 3g 3.8g Succotash
Calcium 30mg 18mg Sweet potato
Iron 0.61mg 1.83mg Succotash
Magnesium 25mg 48mg Succotash
Phosphorus 47mg 113mg Succotash
Potassium 337mg 369mg Succotash
Sodium 55mg 4mg Succotash
Zinc 0.3mg 0.61mg Succotash
Copper 0.151mg 0.186mg Succotash
Vitamin A 14187IU 292IU Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26mg mg Sweet potato
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.4mg 15.1mg Succotash
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.208mg Succotash
Vitamin B2 0.061mg 0.082mg Succotash
Vitamin B3 0.557mg 1.587mg Succotash
Vitamin B5 0.8mg 0.128mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.13mg Sweet potato
Folate 11µg 40µg Succotash
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.8µg µg Sweet potato
Tryptophan 0.031mg 0.056mg Succotash
Threonine 0.083mg 0.209mg Succotash
Isoleucine 0.055mg 0.284mg Succotash
Leucine 0.092mg 0.443mg Succotash
Lysine 0.066mg 0.295mg Succotash
Methionine 0.029mg 0.068mg Succotash
Phenylalanine 0.089mg 0.243mg Succotash
Valine 0.086mg 0.306mg Succotash
Histidine 0.031mg 0.16mg Succotash
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.018g 0.19g Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.001g 0.198g Succotash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.014g 0.489g Succotash

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sweet potato Succotash
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
85
Sweet potato
20
Succotash
Mineral Summary Score
21
Sweet 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 food.
Protein
9%
Sweet potato
30%
Succotash
Carbohydrates
20%
Sweet potato
20%
Succotash
Fats
0%
Sweet potato
5%
Succotash

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.172g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Succotash
Succotash is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.18g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Succotash
Succotash contains less Sodium (difference - 51mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Succotash
Succotash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
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 contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Sweet potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168482/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.