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Taro vs Potato pancake - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Taro and Potato pancake

  • Taro has more Vitamin E , however Potato pancake is richer in Vitamin C, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B2.
  • Potato pancake covers your daily Sodium needs 33% more than Taro.
  • Potato pancake has 10 times less Vitamin E than Taro. Taro has 2.38mg of Vitamin E , while Potato pancake has 0.23mg.
  • Taro contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Taro, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +34.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Iron +203.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.4%
Contains more Zinc +204.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 36
Equal in Potassium - 622
Equal in Copper - 0.18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 21% 24% 36% 53% 2% 7% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 63% 26% 55% 55% 100% 20% 60%
Contains more Calcium +34.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Iron +203.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.4%
Contains more Zinc +204.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 36
Equal in Potassium - 622
Equal in Copper - 0.18

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
Taro
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Contains more Vitamin E +934.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +513.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +592%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +178.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +149.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.3%
Contains more Folate +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +170%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 48% 0% 15% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 17% 0% 3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 5% 9% 93% 40% 40% 32% 46% 104% 31% 37% 7%
Contains more Vitamin E +934.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +513.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +592%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +178.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +149.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.3%
Contains more Folate +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +170%

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.
Taro Potato pancake
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Taro Potato pancake Opinion
Net carbs 22.36g 24.51g Potato pancake
Protein 1.5g 6.08g Potato pancake
Fats 0.2g 14.76g Potato pancake
Carbs 26.46g 27.81g Potato pancake
Calories 112kcal 268kcal Potato pancake
Starch g 20.88g Potato pancake
Fructose g 0.56g Potato pancake
Sugar 0.4g 1.79g Taro
Fiber 4.1g 3.3g Taro
Calcium 43mg 32mg Taro
Iron 0.55mg 1.67mg Potato pancake
Magnesium 33mg 36mg Potato pancake
Phosphorus 84mg 128mg Potato pancake
Potassium 591mg 622mg Potato pancake
Sodium 11mg 764mg Taro
Zinc 0.23mg 0.7mg Potato pancake
Copper 0.172mg 0.18mg Potato pancake
Vitamin A 76IU 113IU Potato pancake
Vitamin E 2.38mg 0.23mg Taro
Vitamin D 0IU 11IU Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0µg 0.3µg Potato pancake
Vitamin C 4.5mg 27.6mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.095mg 0.158mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.025mg 0.173mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 1.672mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.303mg 0.757mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.448mg Potato pancake
Folate 22µg 41µg Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.29µg Potato pancake
Vitamin K 1µg 2.7µg Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.023mg 0.087mg Potato pancake
Threonine 0.069mg 0.24mg Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.054mg 0.28mg Potato pancake
Leucine 0.111mg 0.442mg Potato pancake
Lysine 0.067mg 0.389mg Potato pancake
Methionine 0.02mg 0.137mg Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.082mg 0.3mg Potato pancake
Valine 0.082mg 0.369mg Potato pancake
Histidine 0.034mg 0.141mg Potato pancake
Cholesterol 0mg 95mg Taro
Trans Fat 0g g Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 0.041g 2.496g Taro
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 3.73g Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083g 7.516g Potato pancake

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Taro Potato pancake
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
18
Taro
37
Potato pancake
Mineral Summary Score
26
Taro
48
Potato pancake

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%
Taro
36%
Potato pancake
Carbohydrates
26%
Taro
28%
Potato pancake
Fats
1%
Taro
68%
Potato pancake

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Taro
Taro is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.39g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 753mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Taro
Taro is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taro
Taro is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.455g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Taro - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169308/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.