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Halva vs. Sorghum syrup — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Halva and Sorghum syrup

  • Halva has more Copper, Phosphorus, Zinc, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, and Fiber, however, Sorghum syrup has more Manganese, Vitamin B6, and Potassium.
  • Halva's daily need coverage for Copper is 119% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Candies, halavah, plain 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 Iron +19.2%
Contains more Magnesium +118%
Contains more Phosphorus +983.9%
Contains more Zinc +953.7%
Contains more Copper +824.6%
Contains more Selenium +576.5%
Contains more Calcium +354.5%
Contains more Potassium +434.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Manganese +75.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 170% 156% 261% 17% 26% 118% 401% 114% 63%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 45% 143% 72% 24% 89% 2% 12% 44% 200% 10%
Contains more Iron +19.2%
Contains more Magnesium +118%
Contains more Phosphorus +983.9%
Contains more Zinc +953.7%
Contains more Copper +824.6%
Contains more Selenium +576.5%
Contains more Calcium +354.5%
Contains more Potassium +434.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Manganese +75.3%

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.
Halva
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +324%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2756%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +362.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 1% 106% 21% 54% 11% 81% 49% 5% 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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +324%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2756%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +362.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +23.8%
Contains more Water +518.5%
Contains more Other +31.1%
12% 22% 60% 4% 2%
Protein: 12.49 g
Fats: 21.52 g
Carbs: 60.49 g
Water: 3.67 g
Other: 1.83 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 +23.8%
Contains more Water +518.5%
Contains more Other +31.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Halva Sorghum syrup Opinion
Net carbs 55.99g 74.9g Sorghum syrup
Protein 12.49g 0g Halva
Fats 21.52g 0g Halva
Carbs 60.49g 74.9g Sorghum syrup
Calories 469kcal 290kcal Halva
Sugar 74.9g Halva
Fiber 4.5g 0g Halva
Calcium 33mg 150mg Sorghum syrup
Iron 4.53mg 3.8mg Halva
Magnesium 218mg 100mg Halva
Phosphorus 607mg 56mg Halva
Potassium 187mg 1000mg Sorghum syrup
Sodium 195mg 8mg Sorghum syrup
Zinc 4.32mg 0.41mg Halva
Copper 1.202mg 0.13mg Halva
Manganese 0.873mg 1.53mg Sorghum syrup
Selenium 11.5µg 1.7µg Halva
Vitamin A 2IU 0IU Halva
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0mg Halva
Vitamin B1 0.424mg 0.1mg Halva
Vitamin B2 0.088mg 0.155mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B3 2.856mg 0.1mg Halva
Vitamin B5 0.174mg 0.804mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.67mg Sorghum syrup
Folate 65µg 0µg Halva
Vitamin B12 0.04µg 0µg Halva
Choline 13.3mg Sorghum syrup
Saturated Fat 4.127g 0g Sorghum syrup
Monounsaturated Fat 8.194g 0g Halva
Polyunsaturated fat 8.481g 0g Halva

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Halva 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
25%
Halva
21%
Sorghum syrup
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
133%
Halva
64%
Sorghum syrup

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup contains less Sodium (difference - 187mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.127g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in glycemic index (difference - 55)
Which food is cheaper?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Halva
Halva is lower in Sugar (difference - 74.9g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Halva
Halva is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Halva - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167996/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.