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Liqueur vs Whisky - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Liqueur and Whisky?

  • Liqueur is higher in Phosphorus, yet Whisky is higher in Vitamin A, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Liqueur's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 48% more.
  • Liqueur has 198 times more Sugar than Whisky. While Liqueur has 19.76g of Sugar, Whisky has only 0.1g.

We used Alcoholic beverage, liqueur, coffee with cream, 34 proof and Alcoholic beverage, distilled, whiskey, 86 proof 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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1
Whisky
Contains more Iron +550%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +3100%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Copper +185.7%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +1566.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 5% 3% 2% 14% 5% 22% 12%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1% 0% 1% 0% 5% 1% 2% 0%
Contains more Iron +550%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +3100%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Copper +185.7%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +1566.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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
Liqueur
12
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0
Whisky
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +5600%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 1% 38% 10% 0% 3% 14% 2% 6% 3% 10% 4% 2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +5600%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
7
Liqueur
0
Whisky
Mineral Summary Score
8
Liqueur
1
Whisky

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 food.
Protein
17%
Liqueur
0%
Whisky
Carbohydrates
21%
Liqueur
0%
Whisky
Fats
72%
Liqueur
0%
Whisky

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Liqueur Whisky
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Whisky
Whisky is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 58mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Whisky
Whisky is lower in Sugar (difference - 19.66g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Whisky
Whisky contains less Sodium (difference - 92mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Whisky
Whisky is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.664g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Whisky
Whisky is lower in glycemic index (difference - 80)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Liqueur
Liqueur is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liqueur
Liqueur is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Liqueur Whisky Opinion
Calories 327 250 Liqueur
Protein 2.8 0 Liqueur
Fats 15.7 0 Liqueur
Vitamin C 0.2 0 Liqueur
Carbs 20.9 0.1 Liqueur
Cholesterol 58 0 Whisky
Vitamin D 0 Liqueur
Iron 0.13 0.02 Liqueur
Calcium 16 0 Liqueur
Potassium 32 1 Liqueur
Magnesium 2 0 Liqueur
Sugar 19.76 0.1 Whisky
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.04 0.014 Liqueur
Zinc 0.16 0.02 Liqueur
Starch
Phosphorus 50 3 Liqueur
Sodium 92 0 Whisky
Vitamin A 620 0 Liqueur
Vitamin E 0.45 Liqueur
Vitamin D 0 Liqueur
Vitamin B1 0.011 0.008 Liqueur
Vitamin B2 0.057 0.001 Liqueur
Vitamin B3 0.078 0.05 Liqueur
Vitamin B5 0.087 0 Liqueur
Vitamin B6 0.011 0 Liqueur
Vitamin B12 0.08 0 Liqueur
Vitamin K 1.3 Liqueur
Folate 2 0 Liqueur
Trans Fat 0 Liqueur
Saturated Fat 9.664 0 Whisky
Monounsaturated Fat 4.458 0 Liqueur
Polyunsaturated fat 0.669 0 Liqueur
Tryptophan 0.04 Liqueur
Threonine 0.127 Liqueur
Isoleucine 0.17 Liqueur
Leucine 0.275 Liqueur
Lysine 0.223 Liqueur
Methionine 0.07 Liqueur
Phenylalanine 0.136 Liqueur
Valine 0.188 Liqueur
Histidine 0.076 Liqueur
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Liqueur - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175098/nutrients
  2. Whisky - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174819/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.