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Gumdrop vs Sugar substitute - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Gumdrop and Sugar substitute

  • Sugar substitute is higher than Gumdrop in Calcium.
  • Sugar substitute covers your daily Calcium needs 88% more than Gumdrop.
  • Gumdrop contains 15 times more Sugar than Sugar substitute. While Gumdrop contains 58.97g of Sugar, Sugar substitute contains only 4.03g.

Food varieties used in this article are Candies, gumdrops, starch jelly pieces and Sweeteners, sugar substitute, granulated, brown.

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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
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Copper +71.4%
Contains more Calcium +29200%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +700%
Contains more Potassium +680%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 15% 1% 1% 1% 6% 0% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 264% 6% 5% 4% 4% 75% 2% 3%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Copper +71.4%
Contains more Calcium +29200%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +700%
Contains more Potassium +680%
Contains more Zinc +∞%

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 B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 3% 1% 1% 2% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 4% 0% 5% 4% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Gumdrop Sugar substitute
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gumdrop Sugar substitute Opinion
Net carbs 98.8g 84.17g Gumdrop
Protein 0g 2.06g Sugar substitute
Fats 0g 0g
Carbs 98.9g 84.77g Gumdrop
Calories 396kcal 347kcal Gumdrop
Starch g 3.52g Sugar substitute
Fructose g 0g Sugar substitute
Sugar 58.97g 4.03g Sugar substitute
Fiber 0.1g 0.6g Sugar substitute
Calcium 3mg 879mg Sugar substitute
Iron 0.4mg 0.16mg Gumdrop
Magnesium 1mg 6mg Sugar substitute
Phosphorus 1mg 8mg Sugar substitute
Potassium 5mg 39mg Sugar substitute
Sodium 44mg 572mg Gumdrop
Zinc 0mg 0.04mg Sugar substitute
Copper 0.012mg 0.007mg Gumdrop
Vitamin A 0IU IU Gumdrop
Vitamin E 0mg mg Gumdrop
Vitamin D 0IU IU Gumdrop
Vitamin D 0µg µg Gumdrop
Vitamin C 0mg mg Gumdrop
Vitamin B1 0.006mg 0.015mg Sugar substitute
Vitamin B2 0.013mg 0.015mg Sugar substitute
Vitamin B3 0.01mg mg Gumdrop
Vitamin B5 0.012mg 0.08mg Sugar substitute
Vitamin B6 0.005mg 0.015mg Sugar substitute
Folate 0µg µg Gumdrop
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Gumdrop
Vitamin K 0µg µg Gumdrop
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg mg Sugar substitute
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0g g Sugar substitute
Monounsaturated Fat 0g g Gumdrop
Polyunsaturated fat 0g g Gumdrop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Gumdrop Sugar substitute
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
1
Gumdrop
1
Sugar substitute
Mineral Summary Score
3
Gumdrop
45
Sugar substitute

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 food.
Protein
0%
Gumdrop
12%
Sugar substitute
Carbohydrates
99%
Gumdrop
85%
Sugar substitute
Fats
0%
Gumdrop
0%
Sugar substitute

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Sugar (difference - 54.94g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is cheaper?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Gumdrop
Gumdrop contains less Sodium (difference - 528mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Gumdrop
Gumdrop is relatively richer in vitamins

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Gumdrop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167989/nutrients
  2. Sugar substitute - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170675/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.