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Winter melon vs Potato pancake - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Winter melon and Potato pancake

  • Winter melon has less Vitamin B6, Potassium, Copper, Vitamin C, Iron, Selenium, Phosphorus and Vitamin B5.
  • Potato pancake covers your daily Vitamin B6 needs 32% more than Winter melon.
  • Winter melon has less Sodium.

Food varieties used in this article are Waxgourd, (chinese preserving melon), 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
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Contains less Sodium -85.5%
Contains more Iron +317.5%
Contains more Calcium +68.4%
Contains more Potassium +10266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +260%
Contains more Copper +682.6%
Contains more Zinc +14.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +573.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 6% 1% 8% 8% 17% 9% 15%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 10% 55% 26% 60% 20% 55% 100%
Contains less Sodium -85.5%
Contains more Iron +317.5%
Contains more Calcium +68.4%
Contains more Potassium +10266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +260%
Contains more Copper +682.6%
Contains more Zinc +14.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +573.7%

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 C +112.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +295%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +318%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +469.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1180%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +720%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 44% 0% 0% 0% 10% 26% 8% 8% 9% 0% 0% 4%
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 C +112.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +295%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +318%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +469.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1180%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +720%

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
9
Winter melon
37
Potato pancake
Mineral Summary Score
9
Winter melon
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 the food
Protein
2%
Winter melon
36%
Potato pancake
Carbohydrates
3%
Winter melon
28%
Potato pancake
Fats
1%
Winter melon
68%
Potato pancake

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.
Winter melon Potato pancake
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Winter melon Potato pancake
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Winter melon
Winter melon contains less Sugars (difference - 1.79g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Winter melon
Winter melon contains less Sodium (difference - 653mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.48g)
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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 Winter melon Potato pancake Opinion
Calories 13 268 Potato pancake
Protein 0.4 6.08 Potato pancake
Fats 0.2 14.76 Potato pancake
Vitamin C 13 27.6 Potato pancake
Carbs 3 27.81 Potato pancake
Cholesterol 0 95 Winter melon
Vitamin D 0 11 Potato pancake
Iron 0.4 1.67 Potato pancake
Calcium 19 32 Potato pancake
Potassium 6 622 Potato pancake
Magnesium 10 36 Potato pancake
Sugars 1.79 Winter melon
Fiber 2.9 3.3 Potato pancake
Copper 0.023 0.18 Potato pancake
Zinc 0.61 0.7 Potato pancake
Starch 20.88 Potato pancake
Phosphorus 19 128 Potato pancake
Sodium 111 764 Winter melon
Vitamin A 0 113 Potato pancake
Vitamin E 0.23 Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0 0.3 Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.158 Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.173 Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 0.4 1.672 Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.133 0.757 Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.035 0.448 Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0 0.29 Potato pancake
Vitamin K 2.7 Potato pancake
Folate 5 41 Potato pancake
Trans Fat 0 Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 0.016 2.496 Winter melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 3.73 Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087 7.516 Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.002 0.087 Potato pancake
Threonine 0.24 Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.28 Potato pancake
Leucine 0.442 Potato pancake
Lysine 0.009 0.389 Potato pancake
Methionine 0.003 0.137 Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.3 Potato pancake
Valine 0.369 Potato pancake
Histidine 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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Winter melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170069/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.