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Dulce de Leche vs. Milkshake — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Dulce de Leche and Milkshake?

  • Dulce de Leche is richer in Vitamin B2, Choline, Phosphorus, Calcium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin A RAE, yet Milkshake is richer in Vitamin B12, and Vitamin D.
  • Dulce de Leche's daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 is 16% higher.
  • Dulce de Leche has 6 times more Choline than Milkshake. Dulce de Leche has 89.1mg of Choline, while Milkshake has 14.3mg.
  • Milkshake contains less Cholesterol.

We used Dulce de Leche and Milk shakes, thick vanilla types in this 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +71.9%
Contains more Iron +70%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.8%
Contains more Potassium +91.3%
Contains more Zinc +102.6%
Contains more Selenium +17.4%
Contains less Sodium -26.4%
Contains more Copper +1175%
Contains more Manganese +600%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 76% 7% 16% 83% 31% 17% 22% 2% 1% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 44% 4% 9% 50% 17% 13% 11% 17% 2% 13%
Contains more Calcium +71.9%
Contains more Iron +70%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.8%
Contains more Potassium +91.3%
Contains more Zinc +102.6%
Contains more Selenium +17.4%
Contains less Sodium -26.4%
Contains more Copper +1175%
Contains more Manganese +600%

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 A +193.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.9%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Contains more Choline +523.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +550%
Contains more Vitamin D +500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +67.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 17% 4% 6% 9% 4% 94% 4% 51% 4% 9% 39% 49% 4%
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% 36% 0% 8% 45% 3% 23% 10% 6% 65% 8% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +193.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.9%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Contains more Choline +523.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +550%
Contains more Vitamin D +500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +67.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +77.2%
Contains more Fats +142.6%
Contains more Carbs +211.8%
Contains more Other +92.3%
Contains more Water +159.3%
7% 7% 55% 29% 2%
Protein: 6.84 g
Fats: 7.35 g
Carbs: 55.35 g
Water: 28.71 g
Other: 1.75 g
4% 3% 18% 74%
Protein: 3.86 g
Fats: 3.03 g
Carbs: 17.75 g
Water: 74.45 g
Other: 0.91 g
Contains more Protein +77.2%
Contains more Fats +142.6%
Contains more Carbs +211.8%
Contains more Other +92.3%
Contains more Water +159.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +144.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +231.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.4%
64% 30% 5%
Saturated Fat: 4.534 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.143 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.375 g
66% 30% 4%
Saturated Fat: 1.886 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.875 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.113 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +144.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +231.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dulce de Leche Milkshake Opinion
Net carbs 55.35g 17.75g Dulce de Leche
Protein 6.84g 3.86g Dulce de Leche
Fats 7.35g 3.03g Dulce de Leche
Carbs 55.35g 17.75g Dulce de Leche
Calories 315kcal 112kcal Dulce de Leche
Fructose 0.32g Dulce de Leche
Sugar 49.74g 17.75g Milkshake
Calcium 251mg 146mg Dulce de Leche
Iron 0.17mg 0.1mg Dulce de Leche
Magnesium 22mg 12mg Dulce de Leche
Phosphorus 193mg 115mg Dulce de Leche
Potassium 350mg 183mg Dulce de Leche
Sodium 129mg 95mg Milkshake
Zinc 0.79mg 0.39mg Dulce de Leche
Copper 0.004mg 0.051mg Milkshake
Manganese 0.002mg 0.014mg Milkshake
Selenium 2.7µg 2.3µg Dulce de Leche
Vitamin A 267IU 91IU Dulce de Leche
Vitamin A RAE 74µg 25µg Dulce de Leche
Vitamin E 0.2mg 0.05mg Dulce de Leche
Vitamin D 6IU 48IU Milkshake
Vitamin D 0.2µg 1.2µg Milkshake
Vitamin C 2.6mg 0mg Dulce de Leche
Vitamin B1 0.016mg 0.03mg Milkshake
Vitamin B2 0.405mg 0.195mg Dulce de Leche
Vitamin B3 0.21mg 0.146mg Dulce de Leche
Vitamin B5 0.835mg 0.368mg Dulce de Leche
Vitamin B6 0.016mg 0.042mg Milkshake
Folate 11µg 7µg Dulce de Leche
Vitamin B12 0.31µg 0.52µg Milkshake
Choline 89.1mg 14.3mg Dulce de Leche
Vitamin K 1.3µg 0.2µg Dulce de Leche
Tryptophan 0.054mg Milkshake
Threonine 0.174mg Milkshake
Isoleucine 0.234mg Milkshake
Leucine 0.378mg Milkshake
Lysine 0.306mg Milkshake
Methionine 0.097mg Milkshake
Phenylalanine 0.186mg Milkshake
Valine 0.258mg Milkshake
Histidine 0.105mg Milkshake
Cholesterol 29mg 12mg Milkshake
Trans Fat 0.364g Milkshake
Saturated Fat 4.534g 1.886g Milkshake
Omega-3 - EPA 0.004g 0g Dulce de Leche
Omega-3 - DPA 0.009g 0g Dulce de Leche
Monounsaturated Fat 2.143g 0.875g Dulce de Leche
Polyunsaturated fat 0.375g 0.113g Dulce de Leche
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.001g Dulce de Leche
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.131g Dulce de Leche
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.002g Dulce de Leche
Omega-3 - ALA 0.05g Dulce de Leche
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.001g Dulce de Leche
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.005g Dulce de Leche

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Dulce de Leche Milkshake
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
22%
Dulce de Leche
16%
Milkshake
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
27%
Dulce de Leche
18%
Milkshake

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Milkshake
Milkshake is lower in Sugar (difference - 31.99g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Milkshake
Milkshake contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Milkshake
Milkshake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milkshake
Milkshake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.648g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Milkshake
Milkshake is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Milkshake
Milkshake is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dulce de Leche
Dulce de Leche is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Dulce de Leche
Dulce de Leche 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. Dulce de Leche - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173461/nutrients
  2. Milkshake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170884/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.