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Fruit preserves vs. Pectin — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Fruit preserves and Pectin?

  • Fruit preserves are higher in Vitamin C, yet Pectin is higher in Copper, Fiber, and Iron.
  • Pectin's daily need coverage for Copper is 36% more.
  • The amount of Sodium in Fruit preserves are lower.

We used Jams and preserves and Pectin, unsweetened, dry mix types 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 Calcium +185.7%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +850%
Contains more Potassium +1000%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Iron +453.1%
Contains more Zinc +683.3%
Contains more Copper +320%
Contains more Manganese +75%
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 2.1% 102% 0.71% 0.86% 0.62% 26% 13% 140% 9.1% 0%
Contains more Calcium +185.7%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +850%
Contains more Potassium +1000%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Iron +453.1%
Contains more Zinc +683.3%
Contains more Copper +320%
Contains more Manganese +75%

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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Pectin
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +620%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +1000%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +450%
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 0.18% 0% 0% 0% 2% 14% 0.09% 6.6% 2.3% 0.75% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +620%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +1000%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +450%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +23.3%
Contains more Water +250.2%
Contains more Fats +328.6%
Contains more Carbs +31.3%
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
90% 9%
Protein: 0.3 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 90.4 g
Water: 8.7 g
Other: 0.3 g
Contains more Protein +23.3%
Contains more Water +250.2%
Contains more Fats +328.6%
Contains more Carbs +31.3%
Contains more Other +30.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -80%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +280%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
21% 79%
Saturated Fat: 0.01 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.038 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
33% 7% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.05 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.09 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -80%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +280%
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 Pectin
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fruit preserves Pectin Opinion
Net carbs 67.76g 81.8g Pectin
Protein 0.37g 0.3g Fruit preserves
Fats 0.07g 0.3g Pectin
Carbs 68.86g 90.4g Pectin
Calories 278kcal 325kcal Pectin
Sugar 48.5g Pectin
Fiber 1.1g 8.6g Pectin
Calcium 20mg 7mg Fruit preserves
Iron 0.49mg 2.71mg Pectin
Magnesium 4mg 1mg Fruit preserves
Phosphorus 19mg 2mg Fruit preserves
Potassium 77mg 7mg Fruit preserves
Sodium 32mg 200mg Fruit preserves
Zinc 0.06mg 0.47mg Pectin
Copper 0.1mg 0.42mg Pectin
Manganese 0.04mg 0.07mg Pectin
Selenium 2µg 0µg Fruit preserves
Vitamin A 0IU 3IU Pectin
Vitamin E 0.12mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin C 8.8mg 0mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin B1 0.016mg 0.008mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin B2 0.076mg 0.06mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin B3 0.036mg 0.005mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin B5 0.02mg 0.11mg Pectin
Vitamin B6 0.02mg 0.01mg Fruit preserves
Folate 11µg 1µg Fruit preserves
Choline 10.2mg Fruit preserves
Tryptophan 0.008mg Fruit preserves
Threonine 0.023mg Fruit preserves
Isoleucine 0.017mg Fruit preserves
Leucine 0.037mg Fruit preserves
Lysine 0.03mg Fruit preserves
Methionine 0.001mg Fruit preserves
Phenylalanine 0.021mg Fruit preserves
Valine 0.021mg Fruit preserves
Histidine 0.014mg Fruit preserves
Saturated Fat 0.01g 0.05g Fruit preserves
Monounsaturated Fat 0.038g 0.01g Fruit preserves
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 0.09g Pectin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fruit preserves Pectin
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
2%
Pectin
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Fruit preserves
29%
Pectin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in Sugar (difference - 48.5g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fruit preserves
Fruit preserves contains less Sodium (difference - 168mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit preserves
Fruit preserves is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
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)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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 preserves - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169641/nutrients
  2. Pectin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168821/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.