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Vegetable vs Gratin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Vegetable and Gratin?

  • Vegetable is higher in Vitamin A, Fiber and Manganese, yet Gratin is higher in Calcium, Phosphorus, Copper and Vitamin B6.
  • Gratin's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 24% more.
  • Vegetable has 3 times more Vitamin A than Gratin. While Vegetable has 214µg of Vitamin A, Gratin has only 64µg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Vegetable is lower.

We used Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter types in this article.

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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
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Gratin
Contains more Iron +28.1%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Contains more Calcium +376%
Contains more Potassium +134.3%
Contains more Copper +92.8%
Contains more Zinc +40.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 8% 15% 16% 28% 14% 22% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 36% 35% 15% 54% 19% 49% 57%
Contains more Iron +28.1%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Contains more Calcium +376%
Contains more Potassium +134.3%
Contains more Copper +92.8%
Contains more Zinc +40.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 20

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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Gratin
Contains more Vitamin A +1520.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.9%
Contains more Folate +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +209.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +156.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +135.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.064
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.116
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 257% 8% 0% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 0% 59% 15%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 33% 16% 0% 0% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 0% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1520.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.9%
Contains more Folate +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +209.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +156.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +135.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.064
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.116

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
36
Vegetable
15
Gratin
Mineral Summary Score
17
Vegetable
36
Gratin

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 the food
Protein
17%
Vegetable
30%
Gratin
Carbohydrates
13%
Vegetable
11%
Gratin
Fats
1%
Vegetable
35%
Gratin

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Vegetable Gratin
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Vegetable Gratin
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?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Vegetable
Vegetable contains less Sodium (difference - 398mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.702g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Gratin
Gratin contains less Sugars (difference - 3.12g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Gratin
Gratin is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Vegetable Gratin Opinion
Calories 65 132 Gratin
Protein 2.86 5.06 Gratin
Fats 0.15 7.59 Gratin
Vitamin C 3.2 9.9 Gratin
Carbs 13.09 11.27 Vegetable
Cholesterol 0 23 Vegetable
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.82 0.64 Vegetable
Calcium 25 119 Gratin
Potassium 169 396 Gratin
Magnesium 22 20 Vegetable
Sugars 3.12 Gratin
Fiber 4.4 1.8 Vegetable
Copper 0.083 0.16 Gratin
Zinc 0.49 0.69 Gratin
Starch
Phosphorus 51 113 Gratin
Sodium 35 433 Vegetable
Vitamin A 4277 264 Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38 Vegetable
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.064 Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.12 0.116 Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.851 0.993 Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.151 0.387 Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.074 0.174 Gratin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 23.5 Vegetable
Folate 19 11 Vegetable
Trans Fat 0 Gratin
Saturated Fat 0.031 4.733 Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 2.149 Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072 0.276 Gratin
Tryptophan 0.029 0.07 Gratin
Threonine 0.115 0.192 Gratin
Isoleucine 0.139 0.284 Gratin
Leucine 0.19 0.443 Gratin
Lysine 0.17 0.381 Gratin
Methionine 0.034 0.117 Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.12 0.254 Gratin
Valine 0.149 0.325 Gratin
Histidine 0.073 0.151 Gratin
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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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/nutrients
  2. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/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.