Potato vs Egg: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Potato - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Egg - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
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Fact 1: There is Less Calories in Potato

At first glance, you can see that in potato is much less calories than in egg.

Potato has 77 kcal per 100g and egg 143 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 86%.

In potato and in egg most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare potato with egg in details.

Fact 2: Potato And Egg Nutrition Difference

Egg vs Potato: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gPotatoEgg
Calories77 143
Carbohydrates17.49 g0.72 g
Fat0.1 g9.51 g
Protein2.05 g12.56 g
Calcium12 mg56 mg
Iron0.81 mg1.75 mg
Magnessium23 mg12 mg
Phosphorus57 mg0.3 mg
Potassium425 mg138 mg
Sodium6 mg142 mg
Zink0.3 mg0.3 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.081 mg0.04 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.032 mg0.457 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)1.061 mg0.075 mg
Vitaminium B60.298 mg0.17 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)15 mg0.047 mg

Less protein in potato

It is aslo easy to see see that in potato is less protein than in egg.

There is 12.56g per 100g of egg and 2.05g per 100g of potato so using simple math we can see that difference is about 513%.

More carbohydrates in potato

In potato is more carbohydrates than in egg.

There is 0.72g/100g of carbohydrates in egg and 17.49g/100g in potato so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 2329%.

Less fat in potato

In potato is less fats than in egg.

The tables above show us that there is 9.51g/100g of fats in egg and 0.1g/100g in potato. In this case difference is about 9410%.

Potato

77kcal
  • Calories77
  • Carbohydrates17.49 g
  • Fat0.1 g
  • Protein2.05 g
Potato calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | sliced

Calories source

  • 88% CARBS.
  • 10% PROTEIN
  • 1% FAT

Egg

143kcal
  • Calories143
  • Carbohydrates0.72 g
  • Fat9.51 g
  • Protein12.56 g
Egg calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece

Calories source

  • 2% CARBS
  • 36% PROTEIN
  • 62% FAT

Vitamins: egg vs potato

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine): potato 103% more than egg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin): egg 1328% more than potato
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin): potato 1315% more than egg
  • Vitaminium B6: potato 75% more than egg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid): potato 31815% more than egg

Minerals: potato vs egg

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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