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Aspartame vs. Fruit preserves — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Aspartame and Fruit preserves

  • Fruit preserves are richer than Aspartame in Copper, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Fruit preserves is 11% higher.
  • Aspartame contains 2 times more Sugar than Fruit preserves. Aspartame contains 80.7g of Sugar, while Fruit preserves contain 48.5g.

Food types used in this article are Sweeteners, tabletop, aspartame, EQUAL, packets and Jams and preserves.

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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 -100%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +1125%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +1825%
Contains more Zinc +500%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 2% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 19% 3% 9% 7% 5% 2% 34% 6% 11%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +1125%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +1825%
Contains more Zinc +500%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +300%

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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Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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% 3% 0% 30% 4% 18% 1% 2% 5% 9% 0% 6% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +486.5%
Contains more Carbs +29.4%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +248.2%
Contains more Other +∞%
2% 89% 9%
Protein: 2.17 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 89.08 g
Water: 8.75 g
Other: 0 g
69% 30%
Protein: 0.37 g
Fats: 0.07 g
Carbs: 68.86 g
Water: 30.47 g
Other: 0.23 g
Contains more Protein +486.5%
Contains more Carbs +29.4%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +248.2%
Contains more Other +∞%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Aspartame Fruit preserves Opinion
Net carbs 89.08g 67.76g Aspartame
Protein 2.17g 0.37g Aspartame
Fats 0g 0.07g Fruit preserves
Carbs 89.08g 68.86g Aspartame
Calories 365kcal 278kcal Aspartame
Starch 8.36g Aspartame
Sugar 80.7g 48.5g Fruit preserves
Fiber 0g 1.1g Fruit preserves
Calcium 0mg 20mg Fruit preserves
Iron 0.04mg 0.49mg Fruit preserves
Magnesium 0mg 4mg Fruit preserves
Phosphorus 0mg 19mg Fruit preserves
Potassium 4mg 77mg Fruit preserves
Sodium 0mg 32mg Aspartame
Zinc 0.01mg 0.06mg Fruit preserves
Copper 0mg 0.1mg Fruit preserves
Manganese 0mg 0.04mg Fruit preserves
Selenium 0.5µg 2µg Fruit preserves
Vitamin E 0mg 0.12mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin C 0mg 8.8mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.016mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.076mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.036mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.02mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.02mg Fruit preserves
Folate 0µg 11µg Fruit preserves
Choline 0mg 10.2mg Fruit preserves
Tryptophan 0mg 0.008mg Fruit preserves
Threonine 0mg 0.023mg Fruit preserves
Isoleucine 0mg 0.017mg Fruit preserves
Leucine 0mg 0.037mg Fruit preserves
Lysine 0mg 0.03mg Fruit preserves
Methionine 0mg 0.001mg Fruit preserves
Phenylalanine 1.186mg 0.021mg Aspartame
Valine 0mg 0.021mg Fruit preserves
Histidine 0mg 0.014mg Fruit preserves
Saturated Fat 0g 0.01g Aspartame
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 0.038g Fruit preserves

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Aspartame Fruit preserves
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
0%
Aspartame
6%
Fruit preserves
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
0%
Aspartame
10%
Fruit preserves

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Fruit preserves
Fruit preserves is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fruit preserves
Fruit preserves is lower in Sugar (difference - 32.2g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fruit preserves
Fruit preserves is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Aspartame
Aspartame contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Aspartame
Aspartame is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Aspartame
Aspartame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Aspartame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169657/nutrients
  2. Fruit preserves - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169641/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.