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Maple sugar vs. Pectin — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Maple sugar and Pectin

  • Maple sugar is richer in Manganese, Zinc, Calcium, and Potassium, while Pectin is higher in Copper, Fiber, and Iron.
  • Maple sugar covers your daily Manganese needs 189% more than Pectin.
  • Maple sugar has 39 times more Potassium than Pectin. Maple sugar has 274mg of Potassium, while Pectin has 7mg.
  • Maple sugar is lower in Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Sugars, maple and Pectin, unsweetened, dry mix.

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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 +1185.7%
Contains more Magnesium +1800%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +3814.3%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%
Contains more Zinc +1189.4%
Contains more Manganese +6217.1%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Iron +68.3%
Contains more Copper +324.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 61% 14% 2% 25% 2% 166% 33% 577% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 102% 1% 1% 1% 27% 13% 140% 10% 0%
Contains more Calcium +1185.7%
Contains more Magnesium +1800%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +3814.3%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%
Contains more Zinc +1189.4%
Contains more Manganese +6217.1%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Iron +68.3%
Contains more Copper +324.2%

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 B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +700%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +361.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +129.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.3%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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% 3% 3% 1% 3% 1% 0% 0% 2% 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 1% 0% 0% 0% 2% 14% 1% 7% 3% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +700%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +361.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +129.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.3%
Contains more Folate +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +166.7%
Contains more Protein +200%
Contains more Fats +50%
Equal in Carbs - 90.4
Equal in Water - 8.7
91% 8%
Protein: 0.1 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 90.9 g
Water: 8 g
Other: 0.8 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 Other +166.7%
Contains more Protein +200%
Contains more Fats +50%
Equal in Carbs - 90.4
Equal in Water - 8.7

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -28%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +540%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +11.1%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.09
18% 32% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.036 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.064 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1 g
33% 7% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.05 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.09 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -28%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +540%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +11.1%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.09

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Maple sugar Pectin Opinion
Net carbs 90.9g 81.8g Maple sugar
Protein 0.1g 0.3g Pectin
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Pectin
Carbs 90.9g 90.4g Maple sugar
Calories 354kcal 325kcal Maple sugar
Sugar 84.87g Pectin
Fiber 0g 8.6g Pectin
Calcium 90mg 7mg Maple sugar
Iron 1.61mg 2.71mg Pectin
Magnesium 19mg 1mg Maple sugar
Phosphorus 3mg 2mg Maple sugar
Potassium 274mg 7mg Maple sugar
Sodium 11mg 200mg Maple sugar
Zinc 6.06mg 0.47mg Maple sugar
Copper 0.099mg 0.42mg Pectin
Manganese 4.422mg 0.07mg Maple sugar
Selenium 0.8µg 0µg Maple sugar
Vitamin A 0IU 3IU Pectin
Vitamin B1 0.009mg 0.008mg Maple sugar
Vitamin B2 0.013mg 0.06mg Pectin
Vitamin B3 0.04mg 0.005mg Maple sugar
Vitamin B5 0.048mg 0.11mg Pectin
Vitamin B6 0.003mg 0.01mg Pectin
Folate 0µg 1µg Pectin
Choline 2.1mg Maple sugar
Saturated Fat 0.036g 0.05g Maple sugar
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064g 0.01g Maple sugar
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1g 0.09g Maple sugar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Maple sugar 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
1%
Maple sugar
2%
Pectin
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
91%
Maple sugar
29%
Pectin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in Sugar (difference - 84.87g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 63)
Which food is cheaper?
Pectin
Pectin is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Maple sugar
Maple sugar contains less Sodium (difference - 189mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maple sugar
Maple sugar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Maple sugar
Maple sugar 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. Maple sugar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169658/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.