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Butterscotch vs. Apricot jam — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Butterscotch and Apricot jam different?

  • Butterscotch is higher in Monounsaturated Fat, however, Apricot jam is richer in Copper, Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Butterscotch is 15% higher.
  • Apricot jam has less Saturated Fat.

Candies, butterscotch and Jams and preserves, apricot are the varieties used in this article.

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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 Zinc +50%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +4800%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Contains more Potassium +2466.7%
Contains less Sodium -89.8%
Contains more Copper +9900%
Contains more Manganese +3900%
Contains more Selenium +233.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1.2% 0.38% 0% 0.43% 0.26% 51% 2.5% 0.33% 0.13% 3.3%
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%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +4800%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Contains more Potassium +2466.7%
Contains less Sodium -89.8%
Contains more Copper +9900%
Contains more Manganese +3900%
Contains more Selenium +233.3%

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 B1 +∞%
Contains more Choline +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +105%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 1.8% 0% 0% 3% 3.7% 0.04% 0.24% 0% 0% 0% 0.44% 0.75%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Choline +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +105%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +1550%
Contains more Carbs +40.4%
Contains more Other +410%
Contains more Protein +2233.3%
Contains more Water +557.1%
3% 90% 5%
Protein: 0.03 g
Fats: 3.3 g
Carbs: 90.4 g
Water: 5.25 g
Other: 1.02 g
64% 35%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 64.4 g
Water: 34.5 g
Other: 0.2 g
Contains more Fats +1550%
Contains more Carbs +40.4%
Contains more Other +410%
Contains more Protein +2233.3%
Contains more Water +557.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.5%
68% 28% 4%
Saturated Fat: 2.065 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.845 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.122 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 0.01 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Butterscotch Apricot jam Opinion
Net carbs 90.4g 64.1g Butterscotch
Protein 0.03g 0.7g Apricot jam
Fats 3.3g 0.2g Butterscotch
Carbs 90.4g 64.4g Butterscotch
Calories 391kcal 242kcal Butterscotch
Sugar 80.46g 43.4g Apricot jam
Fiber 0g 0.3g Apricot jam
Calcium 4mg 20mg Apricot jam
Iron 0.01mg 0.49mg Apricot jam
Magnesium 0mg 4mg Apricot jam
Phosphorus 1mg 3mg Apricot jam
Potassium 3mg 77mg Apricot jam
Sodium 391mg 40mg Apricot jam
Zinc 0.09mg 0.06mg Butterscotch
Copper 0.001mg 0.1mg Apricot jam
Manganese 0.001mg 0.04mg Apricot jam
Selenium 0.6µg 2µg Apricot jam
Vitamin A 100IU 205IU Apricot jam
Vitamin A RAE 28µg 10µg Butterscotch
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.13mg Apricot jam
Vitamin C 0mg 8.8mg Apricot jam
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0mg Butterscotch
Vitamin B2 0.016mg 0.022mg Apricot jam
Vitamin B3 0.002mg 0.036mg Apricot jam
Vitamin B5 0.004mg 0.02mg Apricot jam
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.02mg Apricot jam
Folate 0µg 1µg Apricot jam
Choline 0.8mg 0.4mg Butterscotch
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0µg Butterscotch
Cholesterol 9mg 0mg Apricot jam
Saturated Fat 2.065g 0.01g Apricot jam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.845g 0g Butterscotch
Polyunsaturated fat 0.122g 0g Butterscotch

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Butterscotch Apricot jam
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
1%
Butterscotch
4%
Apricot jam
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Butterscotch
9%
Apricot jam

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Butterscotch
Butterscotch is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Apricot jam
Apricot jam is lower in Sugar (difference - 37.06g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apricot jam
Apricot jam contains less Sodium (difference - 351mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Apricot jam
Apricot jam is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apricot jam
Apricot jam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.055g)
Which food is cheaper?
Apricot jam
Apricot jam is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Apricot jam
Apricot jam is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apricot jam
Apricot jam is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Butterscotch - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167972/nutrients
  2. Apricot jam - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170645/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.