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Taro vs. Succotash — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Taro and Succotash

  • Taro has more Vitamin B6, and Potassium, however, Succotash is higher in Iron, Manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B3.
  • Succotash covers your daily need of Iron 16% more than Taro.
  • Taro has 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Succotash. While Taro has 0.283mg of Vitamin B6, Succotash has only 0.13mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Taro, raw 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Taro
3
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Contains more Calcium +138.9%
Contains more Potassium +60.2%
Contains more Selenium +16.7%
Contains more Iron +232.7%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.5%
Contains less Sodium -63.6%
Contains more Zinc +165.2%
Contains more Manganese +79.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.186
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 21% 24% 36% 53% 2% 7% 58% 50% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 69% 35% 49% 33% 1% 17% 62% 90% 4%
Contains more Calcium +138.9%
Contains more Potassium +60.2%
Contains more Selenium +16.7%
Contains more Iron +232.7%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.5%
Contains less Sodium -63.6%
Contains more Zinc +165.2%
Contains more Manganese +79.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.186

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Taro
5
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Contains more Vitamin B5 +136.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +284.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +235.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +118.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +228%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.5%
Contains more Folate +81.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 48% 0% 15% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 17% 0% 10% 3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 18% 0% 0% 51% 53% 19% 30% 8% 30% 30% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +136.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +284.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +235.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +118.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +228%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.5%
Contains more Folate +81.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Taro
1
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Contains more Carbs +35.1%
Contains more Protein +235.3%
Contains more Fats +410%
Equal in Water - 73.1
Equal in Other - 1.26
26% 71%
Protein: 1.5 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 26.46 g
Water: 70.64 g
Other: 1.2 g
5% 20% 73%
Protein: 5.03 g
Fats: 1.02 g
Carbs: 19.59 g
Water: 73.1 g
Other: 1.26 g
Contains more Carbs +35.1%
Contains more Protein +235.3%
Contains more Fats +410%
Equal in Water - 73.1
Equal in Other - 1.26

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Taro
1
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Contains less Saturated Fat -78.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1137.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +489.2%
29% 11% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.041 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.016 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.083 g
22% 23% 56%
Saturated Fat: 0.19 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.198 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.489 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -78.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1137.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +489.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Taro Succotash
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Taro Succotash Opinion
Net carbs 22.36g 15.79g Taro
Protein 1.5g 5.03g Succotash
Fats 0.2g 1.02g Succotash
Carbs 26.46g 19.59g Taro
Calories 112kcal 99kcal Taro
Sugar 0.4g Succotash
Fiber 4.1g 3.8g Taro
Calcium 43mg 18mg Taro
Iron 0.55mg 1.83mg Succotash
Magnesium 33mg 48mg Succotash
Phosphorus 84mg 113mg Succotash
Potassium 591mg 369mg Taro
Sodium 11mg 4mg Succotash
Zinc 0.23mg 0.61mg Succotash
Copper 0.172mg 0.186mg Succotash
Manganese 0.383mg 0.688mg Succotash
Selenium 0.7µg 0.6µg Taro
Vitamin A 76IU 292IU Succotash
Vitamin A RAE 4µg 15µg Succotash
Vitamin E 2.38mg Taro
Vitamin C 4.5mg 15.1mg Succotash
Vitamin B1 0.095mg 0.208mg Succotash
Vitamin B2 0.025mg 0.082mg Succotash
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 1.587mg Succotash
Vitamin B5 0.303mg 0.128mg Taro
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.13mg Taro
Folate 22µg 40µg Succotash
Choline 17.3mg Taro
Vitamin K 1µg Taro
Tryptophan 0.023mg 0.056mg Succotash
Threonine 0.069mg 0.209mg Succotash
Isoleucine 0.054mg 0.284mg Succotash
Leucine 0.111mg 0.443mg Succotash
Lysine 0.067mg 0.295mg Succotash
Methionine 0.02mg 0.068mg Succotash
Phenylalanine 0.082mg 0.243mg Succotash
Valine 0.082mg 0.306mg Succotash
Histidine 0.034mg 0.16mg Succotash
Saturated Fat 0.041g 0.19g Taro
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.198g Succotash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083g 0.489g Succotash

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Taro Succotash
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Taro
18%
Succotash
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Taro
36%
Succotash

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taro
Taro is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.149g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Succotash
Succotash is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Succotash
Succotash contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Succotash
Succotash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

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