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Fruit leather vs. Sorghum syrup — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Fruit leather and Sorghum syrup different?

  • Fruit leather is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin K, while Sorghum syrup is higher in Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Magnesium, Calcium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Fruit leather covers your daily need of Vitamin C 62% more than Sorghum syrup.
  • Sorghum syrup is lower in Sodium.

Snacks, fruit leather, pieces and Syrups, sorghum types were used in this article.

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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 Copper +31.5%
Contains more Selenium +58.8%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Iron +406.7%
Contains more Magnesium +614.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +509.8%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Contains more Zinc +115.8%
Contains more Manganese +731.5%
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 45% 143% 72% 24% 89% 2% 12% 44% 200% 10%
Contains more Copper +31.5%
Contains more Selenium +58.8%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Iron +406.7%
Contains more Magnesium +614.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +509.8%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Contains more Zinc +115.8%
Contains more Manganese +731.5%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +152%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +123.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.1
Equal in Choline - 13.3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 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% 0% 0% 0% 25% 36% 2% 49% 155% 0% 0% 8% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +152%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +123.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.1
Equal in Choline - 13.3

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +10.6%
Contains more Water +84.6%
Contains more Other +100%
Equal in Carbs - 74.9
3% 83% 12%
Protein: 1 g
Fats: 2.68 g
Carbs: 82.82 g
Water: 12.3 g
Other: 1.2 g
75% 23% 2%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 74.9 g
Water: 22.7 g
Other: 2.4 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +10.6%
Contains more Water +84.6%
Contains more Other +100%
Equal in Carbs - 74.9

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 Sorghum syrup
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fruit leather Sorghum syrup Opinion
Net carbs 82.82g 74.9g Fruit leather
Protein 1g 0g Fruit leather
Fats 2.68g 0g Fruit leather
Carbs 82.82g 74.9g Fruit leather
Calories 359kcal 290kcal Fruit leather
Sugar 57.58g 74.9g Fruit leather
Calcium 18mg 150mg Sorghum syrup
Iron 0.75mg 3.8mg Sorghum syrup
Magnesium 14mg 100mg Sorghum syrup
Phosphorus 24mg 56mg Sorghum syrup
Potassium 164mg 1000mg Sorghum syrup
Sodium 403mg 8mg Sorghum syrup
Zinc 0.19mg 0.41mg Sorghum syrup
Copper 0.171mg 0.13mg Fruit leather
Manganese 0.184mg 1.53mg Sorghum syrup
Selenium 2.7µg 1.7µg Fruit leather
Vitamin A 58IU 0IU Fruit leather
Vitamin A RAE 6µg 0µg Fruit leather
Vitamin E 0.56mg 0mg Fruit leather
Vitamin C 56mg 0mg Fruit leather
Vitamin B1 0.043mg 0.1mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.155mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.1mg
Vitamin B5 0.319mg 0.804mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 0.67mg Sorghum syrup
Folate 4µg 0µg Fruit leather
Choline 12.9mg 13.3mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin K 18.2µg 0µg Fruit leather
Saturated Fat 0.65g 0g Sorghum syrup
Monounsaturated Fat 1.48g 0g Fruit leather
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55g 0g Fruit leather

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fruit leather 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
29%
Fruit leather
21%
Sorghum syrup
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
22%
Fruit leather
64%
Sorghum syrup

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup contains less Sodium (difference - 395mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.65g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fruit leather
Fruit leather is lower in Sugar (difference - 17.32g)
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 vitamins?
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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. 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.