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Macaroon vs. Cocktail sauce — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Macaroon and Cocktail sauce

  • Macaroon has more Copper, Fiber, Selenium, and Phosphorus, however, Cocktail sauce is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin E , and Potassium.
  • Macaroon covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 100% more than Cocktail sauce.
  • Cocktail sauce has 3 times less Selenium than Macaroon. Macaroon has 6.8µg of Selenium, while Cocktail sauce has 2.2µg.
  • Cocktail sauce contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cookies, coconut macaroon and Sauce, cocktail, ready-to-serve.

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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 Magnesium +70.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.7%
Contains less Sodium -75.5%
Contains more Zinc +92.1%
Contains more Copper +142.3%
Contains more Selenium +209.1%
Contains more Calcium +420%
Contains more Potassium +151.2%
Equal in Iron - 0.83
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 31% 21% 30% 11% 32% 20% 90% 0% 38%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 32% 13% 13% 28% 129% 11% 37% 20% 12%
Contains more Magnesium +70.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.7%
Contains less Sodium -75.5%
Contains more Zinc +92.1%
Contains more Copper +142.3%
Contains more Selenium +209.1%
Contains more Calcium +420%
Contains more Potassium +151.2%
Equal in Iron - 0.83

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 B2 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +468.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +272.7%
Contains more Folate +466.7%
Contains more Choline +20.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.021
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 5% 14% 5% 0% 23% 3% 0% 5% 3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 22% 22% 0% 39% 6% 11% 16% 5% 19% 13% 0% 6% 11%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +468.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +272.7%
Contains more Folate +466.7%
Contains more Choline +20.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.021

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +122.1%
Contains more Fats +2047.6%
Contains more Carbs +116.9%
Contains more Water +471%
Contains more Other +116.4%
3% 23% 61% 12% 2%
Protein: 3.02 g
Fats: 22.55 g
Carbs: 61.22 g
Water: 11.5 g
Other: 1.71 g
28% 66% 4%
Protein: 1.36 g
Fats: 1.05 g
Carbs: 28.22 g
Water: 65.67 g
Other: 3.7 g
Contains more Protein +122.1%
Contains more Fats +2047.6%
Contains more Carbs +116.9%
Contains more Water +471%
Contains more Other +116.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Macaroon Cocktail sauce Opinion
Net carbs 56.12g 26.42g Macaroon
Protein 3.02g 1.36g Macaroon
Fats 22.55g 1.05g Macaroon
Carbs 61.22g 28.22g Macaroon
Calories 460kcal 124kcal Macaroon
Sugar 45.16g 11.83g Cocktail sauce
Fiber 5.1g 1.8g Macaroon
Calcium 5mg 26mg Cocktail sauce
Iron 0.82mg 0.83mg Cocktail sauce
Magnesium 29mg 17mg Macaroon
Phosphorus 68mg 30mg Macaroon
Potassium 123mg 309mg Cocktail sauce
Sodium 241mg 983mg Macaroon
Zinc 0.73mg 0.38mg Macaroon
Copper 0.269mg 0.111mg Macaroon
Manganese 0.148mg Cocktail sauce
Selenium 6.8µg 2.2µg Macaroon
Vitamin A 0IU 359IU Cocktail sauce
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 18µg Cocktail sauce
Vitamin E 0.19mg 1.08mg Cocktail sauce
Vitamin C 0mg 11.6mg Cocktail sauce
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.021mg Cocktail sauce
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.047mg Macaroon
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 0.82mg Cocktail sauce
Vitamin B5 0.068mg Cocktail sauce
Vitamin B6 0.096mg 0.08mg Macaroon
Folate 3µg 17µg Cocktail sauce
Choline 9.1mg 11mg Cocktail sauce
Vitamin K 1.1µg 4.4µg Cocktail sauce
Saturated Fat 20.099g 0g Cocktail sauce
Monounsaturated Fat 1.61g 0g Macaroon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 0g Macaroon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Macaroon Cocktail sauce
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
5%
Macaroon
13%
Cocktail sauce
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
27%
Macaroon
30%
Cocktail sauce

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Macaroon
Macaroon contains less Sodium (difference - 742mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cocktail sauce
Cocktail sauce is lower in Sugar (difference - 33.33g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cocktail sauce
Cocktail sauce is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 20.099g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cocktail sauce
Cocktail sauce is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cocktail sauce
Cocktail sauce is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Macaroon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171847/nutrients
  2. Cocktail sauce - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174067/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.