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Yam vs Truffle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Yam and Truffle different?

  • Truffle has more Fiber, Selenium, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin C, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Calcium than Yam.
  • Daily need coverage for Fiber from Truffle is 264% higher.

Yam, raw and Fungi, Cloud ears, dried are the varieties used 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
Yam
2
:
Contains less Sodium -74.3%
Contains more Iron +988.9%
Contains more Calcium +835.3%
Contains more Magnesium +295.2%
Contains more Zinc +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +234.5%
Equal in Potassium - 754
Equal in Copper - 0.183
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 6% 72% 15% 60% 7% 24% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 221% 48% 67% 60% 61% 37% 79% 5%
Contains less Sodium -74.3%
Contains more Iron +988.9%
Contains more Calcium +835.3%
Contains more Magnesium +295.2%
Contains more Zinc +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +234.5%
Equal in Potassium - 754
Equal in Copper - 0.183

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
Yam
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +646.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +161.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2537.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1035.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.2%
Contains more Folate +65.2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 57% 9% 7% 0% 28% 8% 11% 19% 68% 0% 6% 18%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 195% 118% 29% 26% 0% 0% 29%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +646.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +161.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2537.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1035.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.2%
Contains more Folate +65.2%

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
19
Yam
33
Truffle
Mineral Summary Score
25
Yam
72
Truffle

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%
Yam
56%
Truffle
Carbohydrates
28%
Yam
73%
Truffle
Fats
1%
Yam
3%
Truffle

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

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Yam Truffle
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 contains less Sodium?
Yam
Yam contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.5g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Truffle
Truffle is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Truffle
Truffle is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Yam Truffle Opinion
Calories 118 284 Truffle
Protein 1.53 9.25 Truffle
Fats 0.17 0.73 Truffle
Vitamin C 17.1 0 Yam
Net carbs 23.780000686645508 2.9100000858306885 Yam
Carbs 27.88 73.01 Truffle
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.54 5.88 Truffle
Calcium 17 159 Truffle
Potassium 816 754 Yam
Magnesium 21 83 Truffle
Sugar 0.5 Truffle
Fiber 4.1 70.1 Truffle
Copper 0.178 0.183 Truffle
Zinc 0.24 1.32 Truffle
Starch
Phosphorus 55 184 Truffle
Sodium 9 35 Yam
Vitamin A 138 0 Yam
Vitamin E 0.35 Yam
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.112 0.015 Yam
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.844 Truffle
Vitamin B3 0.552 6.267 Truffle
Vitamin B5 0.314 0.481 Truffle
Vitamin B6 0.293 0.112 Yam
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.3 Yam
Folate 23 38 Truffle
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 Truffle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006 Yam
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 Yam
Tryptophan 0.012 Yam
Threonine 0.054 Yam
Isoleucine 0.052 Yam
Leucine 0.096 Yam
Lysine 0.059 Yam
Methionine 0.021 Yam
Phenylalanine 0.071 Yam
Valine 0.062 Yam
Histidine 0.034 Yam
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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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Yam - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170071/nutrients
  2. Truffle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168581/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.