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Fruit leather vs. Macaroon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Fruit leather and Macaroon

  • Fruit leather has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin K, however, Macaroon has more Fiber, Copper, Selenium, and Phosphorus.
  • Macaroon's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 97% more.
  • Macaroon is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Snacks, fruit leather, pieces and Cookies, coconut macaroon.

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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 +260%
Contains more Potassium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +107.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +183.3%
Contains less Sodium -40.2%
Contains more Zinc +284.2%
Contains more Copper +57.3%
Contains more Selenium +151.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.82
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 29% 10% 11% 15% 53% 6% 57% 24% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 31% 21% 30% 11% 32% 20% 90% 0% 38%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Potassium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +107.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +183.3%
Contains less Sodium -40.2%
Contains more Zinc +284.2%
Contains more Copper +57.3%
Contains more Selenium +151.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.82

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +194.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +212.5%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Choline +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1554.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +120%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 12% 0% 187% 11% 24% 2% 20% 70% 3% 0% 8% 46%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +194.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +212.5%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Choline +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1554.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +120%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +35.3%
Contains more Protein +202%
Contains more Fats +741.4%
Contains more Other +42.5%
Equal in Water - 11.5
3% 83% 12%
Protein: 1 g
Fats: 2.68 g
Carbs: 82.82 g
Water: 12.3 g
Other: 1.2 g
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
Contains more Carbs +35.3%
Contains more Protein +202%
Contains more Fats +741.4%
Contains more Other +42.5%
Equal in Water - 11.5

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +47.3%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 1.61
24% 55% 21%
Saturated Fat: 0.65 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.48 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.55 g
89% 7% 4%
Saturated Fat: 20.099 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.61 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.81 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +47.3%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 1.61

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Fruit leather Macaroon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Fruit leather Macaroon Opinion
Net carbs 82.82g 56.12g Fruit leather
Protein 1g 3.02g Macaroon
Fats 2.68g 22.55g Macaroon
Carbs 82.82g 61.22g Fruit leather
Calories 359kcal 460kcal Macaroon
Sugar 57.58g 45.16g Macaroon
Fiber 0g 5.1g Macaroon
Calcium 18mg 5mg Fruit leather
Iron 0.75mg 0.82mg Macaroon
Magnesium 14mg 29mg Macaroon
Phosphorus 24mg 68mg Macaroon
Potassium 164mg 123mg Fruit leather
Sodium 403mg 241mg Macaroon
Zinc 0.19mg 0.73mg Macaroon
Copper 0.171mg 0.269mg Macaroon
Manganese 0.184mg Fruit leather
Selenium 2.7µg 6.8µg Macaroon
Vitamin A 58IU 0IU Fruit leather
Vitamin A RAE 6µg 0µg Fruit leather
Vitamin E 0.56mg 0.19mg Fruit leather
Vitamin C 56mg 0mg Fruit leather
Vitamin B1 0.043mg 0.02mg Fruit leather
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.06mg Fruit leather
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.22mg Macaroon
Vitamin B5 0.319mg Fruit leather
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 0.096mg Fruit leather
Folate 4µg 3µg Fruit leather
Choline 12.9mg 9.1mg Fruit leather
Vitamin K 18.2µg 1.1µg Fruit leather
Saturated Fat 0.65g 20.099g Fruit leather
Monounsaturated Fat 1.48g 1.61g Macaroon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55g 0.81g Macaroon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fruit leather Macaroon
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
29%
Fruit leather
5%
Macaroon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
22%
Fruit leather
27%
Macaroon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.42g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Macaroon
Macaroon contains less Sodium (difference - 162mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit leather
Fruit leather is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 19.449g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fruit leather
Fruit leather is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fruit leather
Fruit leather 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. Fruit leather - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167540/nutrients
  2. Macaroon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171847/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.