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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 Zinc +204.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.4%
Equal in Potassium - 622
Equal in Magnesium - 36
Equal in Copper - 0.18
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 13% 53% 24% 58% 7% 36% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 10% 55% 26% 60% 20% 55% 100%
Contains more Calcium +34.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Iron +203.6%
Contains more Zinc +204.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.4%
Equal in Potassium - 622
Equal in Magnesium - 36
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
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Contains more Vitamin E +934.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +513.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
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 Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +170%
Contains more Folate +86.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 15% 5% 48% 0% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 0% 3% 17%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 93% 7% 5% 9% 40% 40% 32% 46% 104% 37% 7% 31%
Contains more Vitamin E +934.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +513.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
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 Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +170%
Contains more Folate +86.4%

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

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Taro Potato pancake
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Taro
Taro is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
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 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 - 53)
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 ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Taro Potato pancake Opinion
Calories 112 268 Potato pancake
Protein 1.5 6.08 Potato pancake
Fats 0.2 14.76 Potato pancake
Vitamin C 4.5 27.6 Potato pancake
Net carbs 22.360000610351562 24.510000228881836 Potato pancake
Carbs 26.46 27.81 Potato pancake
Cholesterol 0 95 Taro
Vitamin D 0 11 Potato pancake
Iron 0.55 1.67 Potato pancake
Calcium 43 32 Taro
Potassium 591 622 Potato pancake
Magnesium 33 36 Potato pancake
Sugar 0.4 1.79 Taro
Fiber 4.1 3.3 Taro
Copper 0.172 0.18 Potato pancake
Zinc 0.23 0.7 Potato pancake
Starch 20.88 Potato pancake
Phosphorus 84 128 Potato pancake
Sodium 11 764 Taro
Vitamin A 76 113 Potato pancake
Vitamin E 2.38 0.23 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0.3 Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.158 Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.173 Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 0.6 1.672 Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.303 0.757 Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.448 Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0 0.29 Potato pancake
Vitamin K 1 2.7 Potato pancake
Folate 22 41 Potato pancake
Trans Fat 0 Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 0.041 2.496 Taro
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 3.73 Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083 7.516 Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.023 0.087 Potato pancake
Threonine 0.069 0.24 Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.054 0.28 Potato pancake
Leucine 0.111 0.442 Potato pancake
Lysine 0.067 0.389 Potato pancake
Methionine 0.02 0.137 Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.082 0.3 Potato pancake
Valine 0.082 0.369 Potato pancake
Histidine 0.034 0.141 Potato pancake
Fructose 0.56 Potato pancake

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.