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Fruit preserves vs. Marmalade — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Fruit preserves and Marmalade

  • Marmalade has 2 times less Potassium than Fruit preserves. Fruit preserves have 77mg of Potassium, while Marmalade has 37mg.
  • Fruit preserves contain less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Jams and preserves and Marmalade, orange.

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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 +226.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +375%
Contains more Potassium +108.1%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +11.1%
Contains more Manganese +100%
Contains more Selenium +233.3%
Contains more Calcium +90%
Equal in Copper - 0.09
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 19% 3% 9% 7% 5% 2% 34% 6% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 6% 2% 2% 4% 8% 2% 30% 3% 4%
Contains more Iron +226.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +375%
Contains more Potassium +108.1%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +11.1%
Contains more Manganese +100%
Contains more Selenium +233.3%
Contains more Calcium +90%
Equal in Copper - 0.09

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 E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +204%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.3%
Contains more Folate +22.2%
Contains more Choline +240%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.4%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.019
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% 3% 0% 30% 4% 18% 1% 2% 5% 9% 0% 6% 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 4% 2% 0% 16% 2% 6% 1% 1% 5% 7% 0% 2% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +204%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.3%
Contains more Folate +22.2%
Contains more Choline +240%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.4%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.019

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +23.3%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +15%
Equal in Carbs - 66.3
Equal in Water - 33.2
69% 30%
Protein: 0.37 g
Fats: 0.07 g
Carbs: 68.86 g
Water: 30.47 g
Other: 0.23 g
66% 33%
Protein: 0.3 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 66.3 g
Water: 33.2 g
Other: 0.2 g
Contains more Protein +23.3%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +15%
Equal in Carbs - 66.3
Equal in Water - 33.2

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fruit preserves Marmalade Opinion
Net carbs 67.76g 65.6g Fruit preserves
Protein 0.37g 0.3g Fruit preserves
Fats 0.07g 0g Fruit preserves
Carbs 68.86g 66.3g Fruit preserves
Calories 278kcal 246kcal Fruit preserves
Sugar 48.5g 60g Fruit preserves
Fiber 1.1g 0.7g Fruit preserves
Calcium 20mg 38mg Marmalade
Iron 0.49mg 0.15mg Fruit preserves
Magnesium 4mg 2mg Fruit preserves
Phosphorus 19mg 4mg Fruit preserves
Potassium 77mg 37mg Fruit preserves
Sodium 32mg 56mg Fruit preserves
Zinc 0.06mg 0.04mg Fruit preserves
Copper 0.1mg 0.09mg Fruit preserves
Manganese 0.04mg 0.02mg Fruit preserves
Selenium 2µg 0.6µg Fruit preserves
Vitamin A 0IU 62IU Marmalade
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 3µg Marmalade
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.06mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin C 8.8mg 4.8mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin B1 0.016mg 0.005mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin B2 0.076mg 0.025mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin B3 0.036mg 0.052mg Marmalade
Vitamin B5 0.02mg 0.015mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin B6 0.02mg 0.019mg Fruit preserves
Folate 11µg 9µg Fruit preserves
Choline 10.2mg 3mg Fruit preserves
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.003mg Fruit preserves
Threonine 0.023mg 0.005mg Fruit preserves
Isoleucine 0.017mg 0.008mg Fruit preserves
Leucine 0.037mg 0.007mg Fruit preserves
Lysine 0.03mg 0.015mg Fruit preserves
Methionine 0.001mg 0.006mg Marmalade
Phenylalanine 0.021mg 0.01mg Fruit preserves
Valine 0.021mg 0.013mg Fruit preserves
Histidine 0.014mg 0.006mg Fruit preserves
Saturated Fat 0.01g 0g Marmalade
Monounsaturated Fat 0.038g 0g Fruit preserves

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fruit preserves Marmalade
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
6%
Fruit preserves
3%
Marmalade
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Fruit preserves
7%
Marmalade

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marmalade
Marmalade is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Marmalade
Marmalade is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fruit preserves
Fruit preserves is lower in Sugar (difference - 11.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fruit preserves
Fruit preserves contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit preserves
Fruit preserves is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fruit preserves
Fruit preserves is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fruit preserves
Fruit preserves is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 preserves - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169641/nutrients
  2. Marmalade - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168819/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.