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Barbecue sauce vs Béchamel sauce - In-Depth Nutrition 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +204.8%
Contains more Potassium +42.3%
Contains more Copper +453.8%
Contains more Calcium +281.8%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Zinc +147.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +405%
Contains less Sodium -68.1%
Contains more Iron +204.8%
Contains more Potassium +42.3%
Contains more Copper +453.8%
Contains more Calcium +281.8%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Zinc +147.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +405%
Contains less Sodium -68.1%

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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Contains more Vitamin E +370.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +82.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +17%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +370.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +82.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +17%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%

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
6
Barbecue sauce
12
Béchamel sauce
Mineral Summary Score
25
Barbecue sauce
19
Béchamel sauce

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
5%
Barbecue sauce
23%
Béchamel sauce
Carbohydrates
41%
Barbecue sauce
7%
Béchamel sauce
Fats
3%
Barbecue sauce
31%
Béchamel sauce

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.
Barbecue sauce Béchamel sauce
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Barbecue sauce Béchamel sauce
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Béchamel sauce
Béchamel sauce contains less Sugars (difference - 28.46g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Béchamel sauce
Béchamel sauce contains less Sodium (difference - 699mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Béchamel sauce
Béchamel sauce is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Barbecue sauce
Barbecue sauce is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barbecue sauce
Barbecue sauce is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.107g)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Barbecue sauce Béchamel sauce Opinion
Calories 172 105 Barbecue sauce
Protein 0.82 3.77 Béchamel sauce
Fats 0.63 6.73 Béchamel sauce
Vitamin C 0.6 0.8 Béchamel sauce
Carbs 40.77 7.4 Barbecue sauce
Cholesterol 0 8 Barbecue sauce
Vitamin D 0 49 Béchamel sauce
Iron 0.64 0.21 Barbecue sauce
Calcium 33 126 Béchamel sauce
Potassium 232 163 Barbecue sauce
Magnesium 13 15 Béchamel sauce
Sugars 33.24 4.78 Barbecue sauce
Fiber 0.9 0.1 Barbecue sauce
Copper 0.072 0.013 Barbecue sauce
Zinc 0.17 0.42 Béchamel sauce
Starch 0.35 Barbecue sauce
Phosphorus 20 101 Béchamel sauce
Sodium 1027 328 Béchamel sauce
Vitamin A 224 262 Béchamel sauce
Vitamin E 0.8 0.17 Barbecue sauce
Vitamin D 0 1.2 Béchamel sauce
Vitamin B1 0.023 0.055 Béchamel sauce
Vitamin B2 0.056 0.184 Béchamel sauce
Vitamin B3 0.597 0.261 Barbecue sauce
Vitamin B5 0.164 0.339 Béchamel sauce
Vitamin B6 0.075 0.041 Barbecue sauce
Vitamin B12 0 0.3 Béchamel sauce
Vitamin K 1.8 0.6 Barbecue sauce
Folic acid (B9) 0 4 Béchamel sauce
Trans Fat 0 Béchamel sauce
Saturated Fat 0.045 2.152 Barbecue sauce
Monounsaturated Fat 0.082 2.67 Béchamel sauce
Polyunsaturated fat 0.101 1.586 Béchamel sauce
Tryptophan 0.046 Béchamel sauce
Threonine 0.147 Béchamel sauce
Isoleucine 0.198 Béchamel sauce
Leucine 0.32 Béchamel sauce
Lysine 0.259 Béchamel sauce
Methionine 0.082 Béchamel sauce
Phenylalanine 0.157 Béchamel sauce
Valine 0.219 Béchamel sauce
Histidine 0.089 Béchamel sauce
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.