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Sugar substitute vs Tofu - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Tofu
Tofu contains less Sugars (difference - 3.41g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tofu
Tofu contains less Sodium (difference - 565mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tofu
Tofu is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tofu
Tofu is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tofu
Tofu is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.691g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Sugar substitute Tofu
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sugar substitute Tofu
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
1
Sugar substitute
4
Tofu
Mineral Summary Score
44
Sugar substitute
38
Tofu

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
:
7
Tofu
Contains more Calcium +151.1%
Contains more Iron +3250%
Contains more Potassium +210.3%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Copper +2657.1%
Contains more Zinc +1900%
Contains more Phosphorus +1112.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Contains more Calcium +151.1%
Contains more Iron +3250%
Contains more Potassium +210.3%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Copper +2657.1%
Contains more Zinc +1900%
Contains more Phosphorus +1112.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%

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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Tofu
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +440%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +246.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +213.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +440%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +246.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +213.3%

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 the food
Protein
12%
Sugar substitute
48%
Tofu
Carbohydrates
85%
Sugar substitute
2%
Tofu
Fats
0%
Sugar substitute
22%
Tofu

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Sugar substitute Tofu Opinion
Calories 347 76 Sugar substitute
Protein 2.06 8.08 Tofu
Fats 0 4.78 Tofu
Vitamin C 0.1 Tofu
Carbs 84.77 1.87 Sugar substitute
Cholesterol 0 Sugar substitute
Vitamin D 0 Tofu
Iron 0.16 5.36 Tofu
Calcium 879 350 Sugar substitute
Potassium 39 121 Tofu
Magnesium 6 30 Tofu
Sugars 4.03 0.62 Sugar substitute
Fiber 0.6 0.3 Sugar substitute
Copper 0.007 0.193 Tofu
Zinc 0.04 0.8 Tofu
Starch 3.52 Sugar substitute
Phosphorus 8 97 Tofu
Sodium 572 7 Tofu
Vitamin A 85 Tofu
Vitamin E 0.01 Tofu
Vitamin D 0 Tofu
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.081 Tofu
Vitamin B2 0.015 0.052 Tofu
Vitamin B3 0.195 Tofu
Vitamin B5 0.08 0.068 Sugar substitute
Vitamin B6 0.015 0.047 Tofu
Vitamin B12 0 Tofu
Vitamin K 2.4 Tofu
Folic acid (B9) 0 Tofu
Trans Fat 0 Sugar substitute
Saturated Fat 0.691 Sugar substitute
Monounsaturated Fat 1.056 Tofu
Polyunsaturated fat 2.699 Tofu
Tryptophan 0.12 Tofu
Threonine 0.402 Tofu
Isoleucine 0.435 Tofu
Leucine 0.713 Tofu
Lysine 0.452 Tofu
Methionine 0.108 Tofu
Phenylalanine 0.428 Tofu
Valine 0.446 Tofu
Histidine 0.221 Tofu
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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