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Fruit preserves vs. Marshmallow — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Fruit preserves and Marshmallow

  • Marshmallow has less Vitamin C, and Vitamin B2 than Fruit preserves.
  • Fruit preserves have 102 times more Choline than Marshmallow. While Fruit preserves have 10.2mg of Choline, Marshmallow has only 0.1mg.
  • Fruit preserves have less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Jams and preserves and Candies, marshmallows.

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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 +566.7%
Contains more Iron +113%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +137.5%
Contains more Potassium +1440%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Manganese +400%
Contains more Selenium +17.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.097
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 18% 2.9% 8.1% 6.8% 4.2% 1.6% 33% 5.2% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0.9% 8.6% 1.4% 3.4% 0.44% 10% 1.1% 32% 1% 9.3%
Contains more Calcium +566.7%
Contains more Iron +113%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +137.5%
Contains more Potassium +1440%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Manganese +400%
Contains more Selenium +17.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.097

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +7500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +566.7%
Contains more Folate +1000%
Contains more Choline +10100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.7%
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% 2.4% 0% 29% 4% 18% 0.68% 1.2% 4.6% 8.3% 0% 5.6% 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 0% 0% 0% 0% 0.25% 0.23% 1.5% 0.3% 0.69% 0.75% 0% 0.05% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +7500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +566.7%
Contains more Folate +1000%
Contains more Choline +10100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +85.8%
Contains more Protein +386.5%
Contains more Fats +185.7%
Contains more Carbs +18.1%
Contains more Other +30.4%
69% 30%
Protein: 0.37 g
Fats: 0.07 g
Carbs: 68.86 g
Water: 30.47 g
Other: 0.23 g
2% 81% 16%
Protein: 1.8 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 81.3 g
Water: 16.4 g
Other: 0.3 g
Contains more Water +85.8%
Contains more Protein +386.5%
Contains more Fats +185.7%
Contains more Carbs +18.1%
Contains more Other +30.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +110.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
21% 79%
Saturated Fat: 0.01 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.038 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
31% 44% 26%
Saturated Fat: 0.056 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.08 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.047 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +110.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%

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 Marshmallow
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index 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 Marshmallow Opinion
Net carbs 67.76g 81.2g Marshmallow
Protein 0.37g 1.8g Marshmallow
Fats 0.07g 0.2g Marshmallow
Carbs 68.86g 81.3g Marshmallow
Calories 278kcal 318kcal Marshmallow
Sugar 48.5g 57.56g Fruit preserves
Fiber 1.1g 0.1g Fruit preserves
Calcium 20mg 3mg Fruit preserves
Iron 0.49mg 0.23mg Fruit preserves
Magnesium 4mg 2mg Fruit preserves
Phosphorus 19mg 8mg Fruit preserves
Potassium 77mg 5mg Fruit preserves
Sodium 32mg 80mg Fruit preserves
Zinc 0.06mg 0.04mg Fruit preserves
Copper 0.1mg 0.097mg Fruit preserves
Manganese 0.04mg 0.008mg Fruit preserves
Selenium 2µg 1.7µg Fruit preserves
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin C 8.8mg 0mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin B1 0.016mg 0.001mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin B2 0.076mg 0.001mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin B3 0.036mg 0.078mg Marshmallow
Vitamin B5 0.02mg 0.005mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin B6 0.02mg 0.003mg Fruit preserves
Folate 11µg 1µg Fruit preserves
Choline 10.2mg 0.1mg Fruit preserves
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0mg Fruit preserves
Threonine 0.023mg 0.035mg Marshmallow
Isoleucine 0.017mg 0.028mg Marshmallow
Leucine 0.037mg 0.066mg Marshmallow
Lysine 0.03mg 0.077mg Marshmallow
Methionine 0.001mg 0.015mg Marshmallow
Phenylalanine 0.021mg 0.042mg Marshmallow
Valine 0.021mg 0.05mg Marshmallow
Histidine 0.014mg 0.017mg Marshmallow
Saturated Fat 0.01g 0.056g Fruit preserves
Monounsaturated Fat 0.038g 0.08g Marshmallow
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 0.047g Marshmallow

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fruit preserves Marshmallow
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
0%
Marshmallow
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Fruit preserves
7%
Marshmallow

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fruit preserves
Fruit preserves is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.06g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fruit preserves
Fruit preserves contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit preserves
Fruit preserves is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.046g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fruit preserves
Fruit preserves is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit preserves
Fruit preserves is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
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. Marshmallow - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167995/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.