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Sweet potato vs Truffle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Sweet potato and Truffle

  • Sweet potato is higher in Vitamin A RAE, yet Truffle is higher in Fiber, Selenium, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Calcium.
  • Truffle covers your daily Fiber needs 268% more than Sweet potato.
  • Sweet potato contains 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Truffle. While Sweet potato contains 709µg of Vitamin A RAE, Truffle contains only 0µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Sweet potato, raw, unprepared and Fungi, Cloud ears, dried.

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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 +430%
Contains more Iron +863.9%
Contains more Magnesium +232%
Contains more Phosphorus +291.5%
Contains more Potassium +123.7%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%
Contains more Zinc +340%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 23% 18% 21% 30% 8% 9% 51%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 221% 60% 79% 67% 5% 37% 61%
Contains more Calcium +430%
Contains more Iron +863.9%
Contains more Magnesium +232%
Contains more Phosphorus +291.5%
Contains more Potassium +123.7%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%
Contains more Zinc +340%
Contains more Copper +21.2%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +420%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1283.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1025.1%
Contains more Folate +245.5%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 195% 118% 29% 26% 29% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +420%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1283.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1025.1%
Contains more Folate +245.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sweet potato Truffle Opinion
Net carbs 17.12g 2.91g Sweet potato
Protein 1.57g 9.25g Truffle
Fats 0.05g 0.73g Truffle
Carbs 20.12g 73.01g Truffle
Calories 86kcal 284kcal Truffle
Starch 12.65g g Sweet potato
Fructose 0.7g g Sweet potato
Sugar 4.18g g Truffle
Fiber 3g 70.1g Truffle
Calcium 30mg 159mg Truffle
Iron 0.61mg 5.88mg Truffle
Magnesium 25mg 83mg Truffle
Phosphorus 47mg 184mg Truffle
Potassium 337mg 754mg Truffle
Sodium 55mg 35mg Truffle
Zinc 0.3mg 1.32mg Truffle
Copper 0.151mg 0.183mg Truffle
Vitamin A 14187IU 0IU Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26mg mg Sweet potato
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.4mg 0mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.015mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.061mg 0.844mg Truffle
Vitamin B3 0.557mg 6.267mg Truffle
Vitamin B5 0.8mg 0.481mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.112mg Sweet potato
Folate 11µg 38µg Truffle
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.8µg µg Sweet potato
Tryptophan 0.031mg mg Sweet potato
Threonine 0.083mg mg Sweet potato
Isoleucine 0.055mg mg Sweet potato
Leucine 0.092mg mg Sweet potato
Lysine 0.066mg mg Sweet potato
Methionine 0.029mg mg Sweet potato
Phenylalanine 0.089mg mg Sweet potato
Valine 0.086mg mg Sweet potato
Histidine 0.031mg mg Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.018g g Truffle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.001g g Sweet potato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.014g g Sweet potato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Sweet potato Truffle
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
33
Truffle
Mineral Summary Score
21
Sweet potato
72
Truffle

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
56%
Truffle
Carbohydrates
20%
Sweet potato
73%
Truffle
Fats
0%
Sweet potato
3%
Truffle

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.18g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Truffle
Truffle contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is cheaper?
Truffle
Truffle is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Truffle
Truffle is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Sweet potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168482/nutrients
  2. Truffle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168581/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.