Yam vs. Summer squash — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
Summary of differences between Yam and Summer squash
- Yam has more Potassium, Copper, Fiber, and Manganese, while Summer squash has more Vitamin B2, and Vitamin C.
- Yam covers your daily need of Potassium 12% more than Summer squash.
- Yam contains 4 times more Fiber than Summer squash. While Yam contains 3.9g of Fiber, Summer squash contains only 1.1g.
- The amount of Sugar in Yam is lower.
These are the specific foods used in this comparison Yam, cooked, boiled, drained, or baked, without salt and Squash, summer, all varieties, raw.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||6µg||10µg|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|