Sweet Potato vs. White Potato – Which One Is Best?

sweet potato vs. white potato

Sweet Potato Vs. White Potato

When we consider on potato, there are two forms for potato which is called as sweet potato vs. white potato. Many of them is always confused and not take the right decision which one is best and why they consume. In this article we will solve all the confusion about  sweet potato vs. white potato. Which one is healthy; let us do a simple analysis to find out.

Round 1potato minerals

In this round, we will compare the quantity of fiber, proteins, vitamins, minerals and fats present in both of them. Let’s start with fiber. So, per 100 gram of white potato has 3 gram of fiber. On the other hand sweet potato has 4 gram of fiber.

White potato has 3 gram of protein and a sweet potato has 2 gram. So, protein pretty much same in both.

Next we talking vitamins, white potato has A=14IU, which is primarily protein with international units. And vitamin C has 17.4 milligram of it and vitamin B6 has 0.3 milligram.

The other hand sweet potato has a whopping 22,000 IU, 22 milligram of C and 0.3 milligram of b6

In case, if you’re wondering vitamin A. And you are also known vitamin A is good for eye health and C for immune system and also good for metabolism. So, sweet potato is going stronger at that moment.

Now, discussing about the minerals present in them, white potato has 750 milligrams of potassium, 37 milligram of magnesium and 1 milligram of iron in our sweet potato. On the other side, sweet potato has 542 milligrams potassium, 43 milligram of calcium, 31 milligram of magnesium and 0.5 milligram of manganese.

When we talking about potassium and magnesium, they optimize blood pressure and calcium is essential for healthy bones. Manganese is for the wound healing and metabolism. Iron present in white potato is for blood cells.

As far as the fats are concerned both or equally with zero gram per 100 gram. So, in white potato vs sweet potato, after round one sweet potato is slightly higher.

Round 2sweet potato advantafe

In this round, we will compare both of these on these 3 grams calories per 100 gram. White potato has 130 calories and sweet potato just 90 calories. White potato has 29 grams of carbs, while sweet potato 24 grams. Sugar, white potato has 2 gram while sweet potato is 7 gram or even the white potato is much less sugar, but it is too high on glycemic index as compared to sweet potato. Glycemic index is a relative ability of the carbs food to increase blood sugar. The conversion of blood sugar will be faster in case of white potato which is bad for weight loss.

So, in this exciting contest between white potato vs sweet potato, after two rounds sweet potato is not white potato out of the ring and now stands as clear winner in my opinion. As it has more fiber fewer calories, more vitamin C and low glycemic index, very high weight dominate low carbs.

So, until this interesting analysis I suggest you to choose sweet potato over white potato. If you like this article, please comment below and if you have other knowledge about this topic please comment below. Which is helpful for add more upcoming articles.

About Manish Singh

Hey Mania, Welcome to the Techmenia! I’m Manish Singh, a blogger from Varanasi, UP, India. Here at Techmenia, I write about latest news on technology and science, and also making money online. We also have some knowledge about Health & fitness. So, Stay with us and Subscribe our blog via email don't forget latest update.

View all posts by Manish Singh →

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.