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Cheese vs Sugar substitute - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cheese and Sugar substitute different?

  • Cheese has more Phosphorus, Zinc, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5, however Sugar substitute is richer in Calcium.
  • Cheese covers your daily need of Phosphorus 64% more than Sugar substitute.
  • Cheese has 91 times more Zinc than Sugar substitute. Cheese has 3.64mg of Zinc, while Sugar substitute has 0.04mg.
  • Cheese contains less Sugar.

Cheese, cheddar and Sweeteners, sugar substitute, granulated, brown types were 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Potassium +94.9%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Copper +328.6%
Contains more Zinc +9000%
Contains more Phosphorus +5587.5%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +23.8%
Contains less Sodium -12.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 213% 7% 20% 10% 100% 195% 86%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 264% 4% 5% 3% 2% 4% 75%
Contains more Potassium +94.9%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Copper +328.6%
Contains more Zinc +9000%
Contains more Phosphorus +5587.5%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +23.8%
Contains less Sodium -12.4%

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
Cheese
12
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2753.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +412.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +340%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 75% 15% 18% 8% 99% 2% 25% 16% 138% 6% 21%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 4% 0% 5% 4% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2753.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +412.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +340%

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.
Cheese Sugar substitute
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cheese Sugar substitute Opinion
Calories 404kcal 347kcal Cheese
Protein 22.87g 2.06g Cheese
Fats 33.31g 0g Cheese
Vitamin C 0mg mg Cheese
Net carbs 3.09g 84.17g Sugar substitute
Carbs 3.09g 84.77g Sugar substitute
Cholesterol 99mg mg Sugar substitute
Vitamin D 24IU IU Cheese
Iron 0.14mg 0.16mg Sugar substitute
Calcium 710mg 879mg Sugar substitute
Potassium 76mg 39mg Cheese
Magnesium 27mg 6mg Cheese
Sugar 0.48g 4.03g Cheese
Fiber 0g 0.6g Sugar substitute
Copper 0.03mg 0.007mg Cheese
Zinc 3.64mg 0.04mg Cheese
Starch g 3.52g Sugar substitute
Phosphorus 455mg 8mg Cheese
Sodium 653mg 572mg Sugar substitute
Vitamin A 1242IU IU Cheese
Vitamin E 0.71mg mg Cheese
Vitamin D 0.6µg µg Cheese
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.015mg Cheese
Vitamin B2 0.428mg 0.015mg Cheese
Vitamin B3 0.059mg mg Cheese
Vitamin B5 0.41mg 0.08mg Cheese
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 0.015mg Cheese
Vitamin B12 1.1µg µg Cheese
Vitamin K 2.4µg µg Cheese
Folate 27µg µg Cheese
Trans Fat 0.917g g Sugar substitute
Saturated Fat 18.867g g Sugar substitute
Monounsaturated Fat 9.246g g Cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 1.421g g Cheese
Tryptophan 0.547mg mg Cheese
Threonine 1.044mg mg Cheese
Isoleucine 1.206mg mg Cheese
Leucine 1.939mg mg Cheese
Lysine 1.025mg mg Cheese
Methionine 0.547mg mg Cheese
Phenylalanine 1.074mg mg Cheese
Valine 1.404mg mg Cheese
Histidine 0.547mg mg Cheese
Fructose 0g 0g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cheese Sugar substitute
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
35
Cheese
1
Sugar substitute
Mineral Summary Score
79
Cheese
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
137%
Cheese
12%
Sugar substitute
Carbohydrates
3%
Cheese
85%
Sugar substitute
Fats
154%
Cheese
0%
Sugar substitute

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 99mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute contains less Sodium (difference - 81mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.867g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.55g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cheese
Cheese is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cheese
Cheese 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. Cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173414/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.