Yellow Corn vs Sweet Potato

Which one is more calories, protein, vitamin – what is more healthy?

Fact 1: There are Fewer Calories in Corn

At first glance, you can see that corn is just a little fewer calories than the sweet potato.

Corn has 86 kcal per 100g and sweet potato 86 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 0%.

In corn and in sweet potato most calories came from carbs.

Fact 2: Corn And Sweet potato Nutrition Difference

  • Caloriessweet potato – 0% more than corn
  • Carbohydratessweet potato – 8% more than corn
  • Fatcorn – 2600% more than sweet potato
  • Dietary fibersweet potato – 50% more than corn
  • Proteincorn – 104% more than sweet potato

Sweet potato vs Corn: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

More protein in corn

It is aslo easy to see see that in corn is more protein than in sweet potato.

There is 1.6g per 100g of sweet potato and 3.27g per 100g of corn so using simple math we can see that difference is about 104%.

Less carbohydrates in corn

In corn is less carbohydrates than in sweet potato.

There is 20.12g/100g of carbohydrates in sweet potato and 18.7g/100g in corn so let me do the math for you again – difference is about 8%.

Vitamins: sweet potato vs corn

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)corn 99% more than sweet potato
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)sweet potato 11% more than corn
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)corn 218% more than sweet potato
  • Vitaminium B5sweet potato 12% more than corn
  • Vitaminium B6sweet potato 125% more than corn
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)corn 282% more than sweet potato
  • Vitaminium Ccorn 183% more than sweet potato
  • Vitaminium Esweet potato 271% more than corn
  • Vitaminium Ksweet potato 500% more than corn
  • Beta karotensweet potato 53081% more than corn

Minerals: corn vs sweet potato

  • Calciumsweet potato 1400% more than corn
  • Ironsweet potato 17% more than corn
  • Magnessiumcorn 48% more than sweet potato
  • Potassiumsweet potato 25% more than corn
  • Sodiumsweet potato 267% more than corn
  • Zinkcorn 53% more than sweet potato

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