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Yautia vs. Taro — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Yautia and Taro different?

  • Yautia is higher in Copper, and Iron, however, Taro is richer in Fiber, and Manganese.
  • Yautia contains 2 times more Iron than Taro. While Yautia contains 0.98mg of Iron, Taro contains only 0.55mg.

Yautia (tannier), raw and Taro, raw 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Yautia
4
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5
Taro
Contains more Iron +78.2%
Contains more Zinc +117.4%
Contains more Copper +49.4%
Contains more Calcium +377.8%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.7%
Contains less Sodium -47.6%
Contains more Manganese +105.9%
Equal in Potassium - 591
Equal in Selenium - 0.7
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 37% 18% 22% 53% 3% 14% 86% 25% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 21% 24% 36% 53% 2% 7% 58% 50% 4%
Contains more Iron +78.2%
Contains more Zinc +117.4%
Contains more Copper +49.4%
Contains more Calcium +377.8%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.7%
Contains less Sodium -47.6%
Contains more Manganese +105.9%
Equal in Potassium - 591
Equal in Selenium - 0.7

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.
Yautia
4
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7
Taro
Contains more Vitamin C +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +850%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Contains more Folate +29.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.095
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.6
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 18% 25% 10% 13% 13% 55% 13% 0% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +850%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Contains more Folate +29.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.095
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.6

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Yautia
3
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2
Taro
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Other +20.8%
Contains more Carbs +12%
Equal in Protein - 1.5
Equal in Water - 70.64
24% 73%
Protein: 1.46 g
Fats: 0.4 g
Carbs: 23.63 g
Water: 73.06 g
Other: 1.45 g
26% 71%
Protein: 1.5 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 26.46 g
Water: 70.64 g
Other: 1.2 g
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Other +20.8%
Contains more Carbs +12%
Equal in Protein - 1.5
Equal in Water - 70.64

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Yautia
0
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3
Taro
Contains less Saturated Fat -50%
100%
Saturated Fat: 0.082 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
29% 11% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.041 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.016 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.083 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -50%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Yautia Taro
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Yautia Taro Opinion
Net carbs 22.13g 22.36g Taro
Protein 1.46g 1.5g Taro
Fats 0.4g 0.2g Yautia
Carbs 23.63g 26.46g Taro
Calories 98kcal 112kcal Taro
Sugar 0.4g Yautia
Fiber 1.5g 4.1g Taro
Calcium 9mg 43mg Taro
Iron 0.98mg 0.55mg Yautia
Magnesium 24mg 33mg Taro
Phosphorus 51mg 84mg Taro
Potassium 598mg 591mg Yautia
Sodium 21mg 11mg Taro
Zinc 0.5mg 0.23mg Yautia
Copper 0.257mg 0.172mg Yautia
Manganese 0.186mg 0.383mg Taro
Selenium 0.7µg 0.7µg
Vitamin A 8IU 76IU Taro
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 4µg Taro
Vitamin E 2.38mg Taro
Vitamin C 5.2mg 4.5mg Yautia
Vitamin B1 0.097mg 0.095mg Yautia
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.025mg Yautia
Vitamin B3 0.667mg 0.6mg Yautia
Vitamin B5 0.209mg 0.303mg Taro
Vitamin B6 0.237mg 0.283mg Taro
Folate 17µg 22µg Taro
Choline 17.3mg Taro
Vitamin K 1µg Taro
Tryptophan 0.023mg Taro
Threonine 0.069mg Taro
Isoleucine 0.054mg Taro
Leucine 0.111mg Taro
Lysine 0.067mg Taro
Methionine 0.02mg Taro
Phenylalanine 0.082mg Taro
Valine 0.082mg Taro
Histidine 0.034mg Taro
Saturated Fat 0.082g 0.041g Taro
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g Taro
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083g Taro

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Yautia Taro
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
11%
Yautia
17%
Taro
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Yautia
26%
Taro

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Yautia
Yautia is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taro
Taro is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.041g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Taro
Taro is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
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. Yautia - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169401/nutrients
  2. Taro - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169308/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.