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Baby ruth vs. Sorghum syrup — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Baby ruth and Sorghum syrup?

  • Baby ruth is richer in Copper, yet Sorghum syrup is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B6, Iron, Potassium, Magnesium, Calcium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Baby ruth's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 61% higher.
  • Baby ruth has 29 times more Sodium than Sorghum syrup. Baby ruth has 230mg of Sodium, while Sorghum syrup has 8mg.
  • Sorghum syrup contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Candies, NESTLE, BABY RUTH Bar and Syrups, sorghum 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 more Phosphorus +67.9%
Contains more Zinc +75.6%
Contains more Copper +73.1%
Contains more Selenium +47.1%
Contains more Calcium +219.1%
Contains more Iron +503.2%
Contains more Magnesium +132.6%
Contains more Potassium +301.6%
Contains less Sodium -96.5%
Contains more Manganese +335.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 24% 31% 40% 22% 30% 20% 75% 46% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 45% 143% 71% 24% 88% 1% 11% 43% 200% 9.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.9%
Contains more Zinc +75.6%
Contains more Copper +73.1%
Contains more Selenium +47.1%
Contains more Calcium +219.1%
Contains more Iron +503.2%
Contains more Magnesium +132.6%
Contains more Potassium +301.6%
Contains less Sodium -96.5%
Contains more Manganese +335.9%

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 B3 +1151%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +162.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1495.2%
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% 19% 0% 0% 15% 28% 23% 20% 9.7% 9% 7.5% 19% 5.8%
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% 25% 36% 1.9% 48% 155% 0% 0% 7.3% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1151%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +162.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1495.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +15.6%
Contains more Water +224.7%
Contains more Other +98.3%
5% 22% 65% 7%
Protein: 5.4 g
Fats: 21.6 g
Carbs: 64.8 g
Water: 6.99 g
Other: 1.21 g
75% 23% 2%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 74.9 g
Water: 22.7 g
Other: 2.4 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +15.6%
Contains more Water +224.7%
Contains more Other +98.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Baby ruth Sorghum syrup Opinion
Net carbs 62.8g 74.9g Sorghum syrup
Protein 5.4g 0g Baby ruth
Fats 21.6g 0g Baby ruth
Carbs 64.8g 74.9g Sorghum syrup
Calories 459kcal 290kcal Baby ruth
Sugar 54g 74.9g Baby ruth
Fiber 2g 0g Baby ruth
Calcium 47mg 150mg Sorghum syrup
Iron 0.63mg 3.8mg Sorghum syrup
Magnesium 43mg 100mg Sorghum syrup
Phosphorus 94mg 56mg Baby ruth
Potassium 249mg 1000mg Sorghum syrup
Sodium 230mg 8mg Sorghum syrup
Zinc 0.72mg 0.41mg Baby ruth
Copper 0.225mg 0.13mg Baby ruth
Manganese 0.351mg 1.53mg Sorghum syrup
Selenium 2.5µg 1.7µg Baby ruth
Vitamin E 0.93mg 0mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.1mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B2 0.121mg 0.155mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B3 1.251mg 0.1mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B5 0.333mg 0.804mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.67mg Sorghum syrup
Folate 12µg 0µg Baby ruth
Vitamin B12 0.06µg 0µg Baby ruth
Choline 34.9mg 13.3mg Baby ruth
Vitamin K 2.3µg 0µg Baby ruth
Trans Fat 0.05g Sorghum syrup
Saturated Fat 12.1g 0g Sorghum syrup
Monounsaturated Fat 5.557g 0g Baby ruth
Polyunsaturated fat 2.638g 0g Baby ruth

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Baby ruth Sorghum syrup
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
12%
Baby ruth
21%
Sorghum syrup
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
31%
Baby ruth
64%
Sorghum syrup

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup contains less Sodium (difference - 222mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.1g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is lower in Sugar (difference - 20.9g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Baby ruth - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167582/nutrients
  2. Sorghum syrup - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169662/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.