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Zucchini vs Potato pancake - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Zucchini and Potato pancake different?

  • Potato pancake has more Vitamin B6, Iron, Selenium, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, and Choline than Zucchini.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Potato pancake is 33% higher.
  • Zucchini has less Saturated Fat.

Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, raw and Potato pancakes 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
Contains less Sodium -99%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +351.4%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +236.8%
Contains more Potassium +138.3%
Contains more Zinc +118.8%
Contains more Copper +239.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 2% 9% 18%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 63% 26% 55% 55% 100% 20% 60%
Contains less Sodium -99%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +351.4%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +236.8%
Contains more Potassium +138.3%
Contains more Zinc +118.8%
Contains more Copper +239.6%

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 A +77%
Contains more Vitamin K +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +54.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +251.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +84%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +270.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +271.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +174.8%
Contains more Folate +70.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 3% 0% 60% 12% 22% 9% 13% 38% 18% 0% 11%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 5% 9% 93% 40% 40% 32% 46% 104% 31% 37% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +77%
Contains more Vitamin K +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +54.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +251.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +84%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +270.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +271.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +174.8%
Contains more Folate +70.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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.
Zucchini Potato pancake
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Zucchini Potato pancake Opinion
Net carbs 2.11g 24.51g Potato pancake
Protein 1.21g 6.08g Potato pancake
Fats 0.32g 14.76g Potato pancake
Carbs 3.11g 27.81g Potato pancake
Calories 17kcal 268kcal Potato pancake
Starch 0g 20.88g Potato pancake
Fructose 1.38g 0.56g Zucchini
Sugar 2.5g 1.79g Potato pancake
Fiber 1g 3.3g Potato pancake
Calcium 16mg 32mg Potato pancake
Iron 0.37mg 1.67mg Potato pancake
Magnesium 18mg 36mg Potato pancake
Phosphorus 38mg 128mg Potato pancake
Potassium 261mg 622mg Potato pancake
Sodium 8mg 764mg Zucchini
Zinc 0.32mg 0.7mg Potato pancake
Copper 0.053mg 0.18mg Potato pancake
Vitamin A 200IU 113IU Zucchini
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.23mg Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0IU 11IU Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0µg 0.3µg Potato pancake
Vitamin C 17.9mg 27.6mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.158mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.094mg 0.173mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 0.451mg 1.672mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.204mg 0.757mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.448mg Potato pancake
Folate 24µg 41µg Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.29µg Potato pancake
Vitamin K 4.3µg 2.7µg Zucchini
Tryptophan 0.01mg 0.087mg Potato pancake
Threonine 0.029mg 0.24mg Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.044mg 0.28mg Potato pancake
Leucine 0.071mg 0.442mg Potato pancake
Lysine 0.067mg 0.389mg Potato pancake
Methionine 0.018mg 0.137mg Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.3mg Potato pancake
Valine 0.054mg 0.369mg Potato pancake
Histidine 0.026mg 0.141mg Potato pancake
Cholesterol 0mg 95mg Zucchini
Trans Fat 0g g Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 0.084g 2.496g Zucchini
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 3.73g Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 0.091g 7.516g Potato pancake

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Zucchini Potato pancake
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
16
Zucchini
37
Potato pancake
Mineral Summary Score
12
Zucchini
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 food.
Protein
7%
Zucchini
36%
Potato pancake
Carbohydrates
3%
Zucchini
28%
Potato pancake
Fats
1%
Zucchini
68%
Potato pancake

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 756mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.412g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.71g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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

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. Zucchini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169291/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.