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Merlot vs Beer - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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
Merlot
7
:
0
Beer
Contains more Iron +2200%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +370.4%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +120%
Contains more Zinc +1300%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.3%
Equal in Sodium - 4
Contains more Iron +2200%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +370.4%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +120%
Contains more Zinc +1300%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.3%
Equal in Sodium - 4

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
Merlot
2
:
8
Beer
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +129%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.005
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +129%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.005

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
2
Merlot
2
Beer
Mineral Summary Score
5
Merlot
2
Beer

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 the food
Protein
0%
Merlot
3%
Beer
Carbohydrates
3%
Merlot
4%
Beer
Fats
0%
Merlot
0%
Beer

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Merlot Beer
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Merlot
Merlot is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Merlot
Merlot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Merlot
Merlot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Beer
Beer contains less Sugars (difference - 0.62g)
Which food is cheaper?
Beer
Beer is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Beer
Beer is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (4 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (15)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Merlot Beer Opinion
Calories 83 43 Merlot
Protein 0.07 0.46 Beer
Fats 0 0
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 2.51 3.55 Beer
Cholesterol 0 Merlot
Vitamin D 0 Beer
Iron 0.46 0.02 Merlot
Calcium 8 4 Merlot
Potassium 127 27 Merlot
Magnesium 12 6 Merlot
Sugars 0.62 0 Merlot
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.011 0.005 Merlot
Zinc 0.14 0.01 Merlot
Starch 0 Beer
Phosphorus 23 14 Merlot
Sodium 4 4
Vitamin A 0 Beer
Vitamin E 0 Beer
Vitamin D 0 Beer
Vitamin B1 0.005 0.005
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.025 Merlot
Vitamin B3 0.224 0.513 Beer
Vitamin B5 0.03 0.041 Beer
Vitamin B6 0.057 0.046 Merlot
Vitamin B12 0 0.02 Beer
Vitamin K 0 Beer
Folic acid (B9) 0 Beer
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0 Merlot
Monounsaturated Fat 0 Beer
Polyunsaturated fat 0 Beer
Tryptophan 0 Beer
Threonine 0 Beer
Isoleucine 0 Beer
Leucine 0 Beer
Lysine 0 Beer
Methionine 0 Beer
Phenylalanine 0 Beer
Valine 0 Beer
Histidine 0 Beer
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.