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Coffee vs Espresso - 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
Coffee
1
:
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Iron +1200%
Contains more Potassium +134.7%
Contains more Magnesium +2566.7%
Contains more Copper +2400%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Equal in Calcium - 2
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Iron +1200%
Contains more Potassium +134.7%
Contains more Magnesium +2566.7%
Contains more Copper +2400%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Equal in Calcium - 2

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
Coffee
2
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +807.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +132.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2626.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.01
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +807.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +132.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2626.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.01
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

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
2
Coffee
9
Espresso
Mineral Summary Score
1
Coffee
11
Espresso

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
1%
Coffee
1%
Espresso
Carbohydrates
0%
Coffee
2%
Espresso
Fats
0%
Coffee
1%
Espresso

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.
Coffee Espresso
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Coffee Espresso
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 is richer in minerals?
Espresso
Espresso is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Coffee
Coffee contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Coffee
Coffee is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.09g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Coffee Espresso Opinion
Calories 1 9 Espresso
Protein 0.12 0.12
Fats 0.02 0.18 Espresso
Vitamin C 0 0.2 Espresso
Carbs 0 1.67 Espresso
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.01 0.13 Espresso
Calcium 2 2
Potassium 49 115 Espresso
Magnesium 3 80 Espresso
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.002 0.05 Espresso
Zinc 0.02 0.05 Espresso
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Phosphorus 3 7 Espresso
Sodium 2 14 Coffee
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.01 0.01
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.014 0.001 Coffee
Vitamin B2 0.076 0.177 Espresso
Vitamin B3 0.191 5.207 Espresso
Vitamin B5 0.254 0.028 Coffee
Vitamin B6 0.001 0.002 Espresso
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.002 0.092 Coffee
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015 0 Coffee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001 0.092 Espresso
Tryptophan 0 Coffee
Threonine 0.001 Coffee
Isoleucine 0.002 Coffee
Leucine 0.005 Coffee
Lysine 0.001 Coffee
Methionine 0 Coffee
Phenylalanine 0.003 Coffee
Valine 0.003 Coffee
Histidine 0.002 Coffee
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.