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Ginger ale vs Merlot - In-Depth Nutrition 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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7
Merlot
Contains more Copper +63.6%
Contains more Iron +155.6%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +12600%
Contains more Magnesium +1100%
Contains more Zinc +180%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Copper +63.6%
Contains more Iron +155.6%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +12600%
Contains more Magnesium +1100%
Contains more Zinc +180%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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5
Merlot
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
0
Ginger ale
2
Merlot
Mineral Summary Score
1
Ginger ale
5
Merlot

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
0%
Ginger ale
0%
Merlot
Carbohydrates
9%
Ginger ale
3%
Merlot
Fats
0%
Ginger ale
0%
Merlot

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Ginger ale Merlot
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Ginger ale Merlot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Merlot
Merlot is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Merlot
Merlot contains less Sugars (difference - 8.28g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Merlot
Merlot contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Merlot
Merlot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Merlot
Merlot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Merlot
Merlot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Ginger ale
Ginger ale is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Ginger ale Merlot Opinion
Calories 34 83 Merlot
Protein 0 0.07 Merlot
Fats 0 0
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 8.76 2.51 Ginger ale
Cholesterol 0 Merlot
Vitamin D 0 Ginger ale
Iron 0.18 0.46 Merlot
Calcium 3 8 Merlot
Potassium 1 127 Merlot
Magnesium 1 12 Merlot
Sugars 8.9 0.62 Ginger ale
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.018 0.011 Ginger ale
Zinc 0.05 0.14 Merlot
Starch
Phosphorus 0 23 Merlot
Sodium 7 4 Merlot
Vitamin A 0 Ginger ale
Vitamin E 0 Ginger ale
Vitamin D 0 Ginger ale
Vitamin B1 0 0.005 Merlot
Vitamin B2 0 0.031 Merlot
Vitamin B3 0 0.224 Merlot
Vitamin B5 0 0.03 Merlot
Vitamin B6 0 0.057 Merlot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Ginger ale
Folic acid (B9) 0 Ginger ale
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0 Merlot
Monounsaturated Fat 0 Ginger ale
Polyunsaturated fat 0 Ginger ale
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Threonine
Isoleucine
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The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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