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Fondant icing vs. Sorghum syrup — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Fondant icing and Sorghum syrup

  • Sorghum syrup is richer than Fondant icing in Manganese, Vitamin B6, Iron, Potassium, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, Calcium, Copper, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Sorghum syrup is 67% higher.

Food types used in this article are Candies, fondant, prepared-from-recipe and Syrups, sorghum.

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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 +4900%
Contains more Iron +37900%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +24900%
Contains less Sodium -27.3%
Contains more Zinc +925%
Contains more Copper +4233.3%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +183.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 2% 2% 1% 0% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 45% 143% 72% 24% 89% 2% 12% 44% 200% 10%
Contains more Calcium +4900%
Contains more Iron +37900%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +24900%
Contains less Sodium -27.3%
Contains more Zinc +925%
Contains more Copper +4233.3%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +183.3%

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 B1 +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +868.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 2% 4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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% 0% 0% 0% 25% 36% 2% 49% 155% 0% 0% 8% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +868.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +24.4%
Contains more Water +236.8%
Contains more Other +3900%
93% 7%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0.02 g
Carbs: 93.18 g
Water: 6.74 g
Other: 0.06 g
75% 23% 2%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 74.9 g
Water: 22.7 g
Other: 2.4 g
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +24.4%
Contains more Water +236.8%
Contains more Other +3900%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fondant icing Sorghum syrup Opinion
Net carbs 93.18g 74.9g Fondant icing
Fats 0.02g 0g Fondant icing
Carbs 93.18g 74.9g Fondant icing
Calories 373kcal 290kcal Fondant icing
Sugar 88.9g 74.9g Sorghum syrup
Calcium 3mg 150mg Sorghum syrup
Iron 0.01mg 3.8mg Sorghum syrup
Magnesium 0mg 100mg Sorghum syrup
Phosphorus 0mg 56mg Sorghum syrup
Potassium 4mg 1000mg Sorghum syrup
Sodium 11mg 8mg Sorghum syrup
Zinc 0.04mg 0.41mg Sorghum syrup
Copper 0.003mg 0.13mg Sorghum syrup
Manganese 0mg 1.53mg Sorghum syrup
Selenium 0.6µg 1.7µg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B1 0.005mg 0.1mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B2 0.016mg 0.155mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.1mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.804mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.67mg Sorghum syrup
Choline 0mg 13.3mg Sorghum syrup

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fondant icing Sorghum syrup
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
0%
Fondant icing
21%
Sorghum syrup
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
1%
Fondant icing
64%
Sorghum syrup

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in Sugar (difference - 14g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup 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 contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Fondant icing - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167986/nutrients
  2. Sorghum syrup - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169662/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.