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Apricot jam vs. Halva — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Apricot jam and Halva?

  • Halva has more Copper, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Iron, Zinc, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3 than Apricot jam.
  • Halva's daily need coverage for Copper is 122% higher.
  • Apricot jam is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Jams and preserves, apricot and Candies, halavah, plain types in this comparison.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -79.5%
Contains more Calcium +65%
Contains more Iron +824.5%
Contains more Magnesium +5350%
Contains more Phosphorus +20133.3%
Contains more Potassium +142.9%
Contains more Zinc +7100%
Contains more Copper +1102%
Contains more Manganese +2082.5%
Contains more Selenium +475%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 18% 2.9% 1.3% 6.8% 5.2% 1.6% 33% 5.2% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9.9% 170% 156% 260% 17% 25% 118% 401% 114% 63%
Contains less Sodium -79.5%
Contains more Calcium +65%
Contains more Iron +824.5%
Contains more Magnesium +5350%
Contains more Phosphorus +20133.3%
Contains more Potassium +142.9%
Contains more Zinc +7100%
Contains more Copper +1102%
Contains more Manganese +2082.5%
Contains more Selenium +475%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Halva
Contains more Vitamin A +10150%
Contains more Vitamin C +8700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +770%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1640%
Contains more Folate +6400%
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 Choline Vitamin K 12% 2.6% 0% 29% 0% 5.1% 0.68% 1.2% 4.6% 0.75% 0% 0.22% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0.12% 0% 0% 0.33% 106% 20% 54% 10% 80% 49% 5% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +10150%
Contains more Vitamin C +8700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +770%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1640%
Contains more Folate +6400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +840.1%
Contains more Protein +1684.3%
Contains more Fats +10660%
Contains more Other +815%
Equal in Carbs - 60.49
64% 35%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 64.4 g
Water: 34.5 g
Other: 0.2 g
12% 22% 60% 4% 2%
Protein: 12.49 g
Fats: 21.52 g
Carbs: 60.49 g
Water: 3.67 g
Other: 1.83 g
Contains more Water +840.1%
Contains more Protein +1684.3%
Contains more Fats +10660%
Contains more Other +815%
Equal in Carbs - 60.49

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
100%
Saturated Fat: 0.01 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
20% 39% 41%
Saturated Fat: 4.127 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.194 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.481 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Apricot jam Halva
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apricot jam Halva Opinion
Net carbs 64.1g 55.99g Apricot jam
Protein 0.7g 12.49g Halva
Fats 0.2g 21.52g Halva
Carbs 64.4g 60.49g Apricot jam
Calories 242kcal 469kcal Halva
Sugar 43.4g Halva
Fiber 0.3g 4.5g Halva
Calcium 20mg 33mg Halva
Iron 0.49mg 4.53mg Halva
Magnesium 4mg 218mg Halva
Phosphorus 3mg 607mg Halva
Potassium 77mg 187mg Halva
Sodium 40mg 195mg Apricot jam
Zinc 0.06mg 4.32mg Halva
Copper 0.1mg 1.202mg Halva
Manganese 0.04mg 0.873mg Halva
Selenium 2µg 11.5µg Halva
Vitamin A 205IU 2IU Apricot jam
Vitamin A RAE 10µg 0µg Apricot jam
Vitamin E 0.13mg Apricot jam
Vitamin C 8.8mg 0.1mg Apricot jam
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.424mg Halva
Vitamin B2 0.022mg 0.088mg Halva
Vitamin B3 0.036mg 2.856mg Halva
Vitamin B5 0.02mg 0.174mg Halva
Vitamin B6 0.02mg 0.348mg Halva
Folate 1µg 65µg Halva
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.04µg Halva
Choline 0.4mg Apricot jam
Saturated Fat 0.01g 4.127g Apricot jam
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 8.194g Halva
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 8.481g Halva

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Apricot jam Halva
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
4%
Apricot jam
25%
Halva
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Apricot jam
133%
Halva

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Halva
Halva is lower in Sugar (difference - 43.4g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Halva
Halva is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Halva
Halva is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apricot jam
Apricot jam contains less Sodium (difference - 155mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apricot jam
Apricot jam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.117g)
Which food is cheaper?
Apricot jam
Apricot jam is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Apricot jam - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170645/nutrients
  2. Halva - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167996/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.