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Milk vs. Condensed milk — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Milk and Condensed milk?

  • Milk is higher in Vitamin D, yet Condensed milk is higher in Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Choline, Vitamin B5, and Potassium.
  • Condensed milk's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 24% more.
  • Milk has 8 times more Vitamin D than Condensed milk. While Milk has 48IU of Vitamin D, Condensed milk has only 6IU.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Milk is lower.

We used Milk, lowfat, fluid, 1% milkfat, with added vitamin A and vitamin D and Milk, canned, condensed, sweetened 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 less Sodium -65.4%
Contains more Calcium +127.2%
Contains more Iron +533.3%
Contains more Magnesium +136.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +166.3%
Contains more Potassium +147.3%
Contains more Zinc +123.8%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Manganese +100%
Contains more Selenium +348.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 38% 2% 8% 41% 14% 6% 12% 4% 1% 18%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 86% 8% 19% 109% 33% 17% 26% 5% 1% 81%
Contains less Sodium -65.4%
Contains more Calcium +127.2%
Contains more Iron +533.3%
Contains more Magnesium +136.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +166.3%
Contains more Potassium +147.3%
Contains more Zinc +123.8%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Manganese +100%
Contains more Selenium +348.5%

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.
Milk
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Contains more Vitamin D +500%
Contains more Vitamin A +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1500%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.8%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.44
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 1% 36% 0% 5% 43% 2% 22% 9% 4% 59% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 17% 4% 6% 9% 23% 96% 4% 45% 12% 9% 56% 2%
Contains more Vitamin D +500%
Contains more Vitamin A +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1500%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.8%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.44

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +231.1%
Contains more Protein +134.7%
Contains more Fats +796.9%
Contains more Carbs +990.2%
Contains more Other +144%
3% 5% 90%
Protein: 3.37 g
Fats: 0.97 g
Carbs: 4.99 g
Water: 89.92 g
Other: 0.75 g
8% 9% 54% 27% 2%
Protein: 7.91 g
Fats: 8.7 g
Carbs: 54.4 g
Water: 27.16 g
Other: 1.83 g
Contains more Water +231.1%
Contains more Protein +134.7%
Contains more Fats +796.9%
Contains more Carbs +990.2%
Contains more Other +144%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -88.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +776.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +862.9%
67% 29% 4%
Saturated Fat: 0.633 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.277 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.035 g
66% 29% 4%
Saturated Fat: 5.486 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.427 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.337 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -88.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +776.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +862.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Milk Condensed milk Opinion
Net carbs 4.99g 54.4g Condensed milk
Protein 3.37g 7.91g Condensed milk
Fats 0.97g 8.7g Condensed milk
Carbs 4.99g 54.4g Condensed milk
Calories 42kcal 321kcal Condensed milk
Sugar 5.2g 54.4g Milk
Calcium 125mg 284mg Condensed milk
Iron 0.03mg 0.19mg Condensed milk
Magnesium 11mg 26mg Condensed milk
Phosphorus 95mg 253mg Condensed milk
Potassium 150mg 371mg Condensed milk
Sodium 44mg 127mg Milk
Zinc 0.42mg 0.94mg Condensed milk
Copper 0.01mg 0.015mg Condensed milk
Manganese 0.003mg 0.006mg Condensed milk
Selenium 3.3µg 14.8µg Condensed milk
Vitamin A 196IU 267IU Condensed milk
Vitamin A RAE 58µg 74µg Condensed milk
Vitamin E 0.01mg 0.16mg Condensed milk
Vitamin D 48IU 6IU Milk
Vitamin D 1.2µg 0.2µg Milk
Vitamin C 0mg 2.6mg Condensed milk
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.09mg Condensed milk
Vitamin B2 0.185mg 0.416mg Condensed milk
Vitamin B3 0.093mg 0.21mg Condensed milk
Vitamin B5 0.361mg 0.75mg Condensed milk
Vitamin B6 0.037mg 0.051mg Condensed milk
Folate 5µg 11µg Condensed milk
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 0.44µg Milk
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.6µg Condensed milk
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.112mg Condensed milk
Threonine 0.143mg 0.357mg Condensed milk
Isoleucine 0.174mg 0.479mg Condensed milk
Leucine 0.319mg 0.775mg Condensed milk
Lysine 0.282mg 0.627mg Condensed milk
Methionine 0.088mg 0.198mg Condensed milk
Phenylalanine 0.174mg 0.382mg Condensed milk
Valine 0.22mg 0.529mg Condensed milk
Histidine 0.101mg 0.214mg Condensed milk
Cholesterol 5mg 34mg Milk
Saturated Fat 0.633g 5.486g Milk
Monounsaturated Fat 0.277g 2.427g Condensed milk
Polyunsaturated fat 0.035g 0.337g Condensed milk
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.027g Milk
Omega-3 - ALA 0.004g Milk

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Milk Condensed milk
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
16%
Milk
23%
Condensed milk
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Milk
38%
Condensed milk

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Milk
Milk is lower in Sugar (difference - 49.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Milk
Milk contains less Sodium (difference - 83mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Milk
Milk is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milk
Milk is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.853g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Milk
Milk is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Milk
Milk is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Condensed milk
Condensed milk is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Condensed milk
Condensed milk is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Milk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170872/nutrients
  2. Condensed milk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171275/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.