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Milk vs Powdered milk - 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
Milk
1
:
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Contains more Iron +1466.7%
Contains more Calcium +629.6%
Contains more Potassium +786.7%
Contains more Magnesium +672.7%
Contains more Copper +700%
Contains more Zinc +695.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +716.8%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Contains more Iron +1466.7%
Contains more Calcium +629.6%
Contains more Potassium +786.7%
Contains more Magnesium +672.7%
Contains more Copper +700%
Contains more Zinc +695.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +716.8%

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
Milk
1
:
Contains more Vitamin D +140%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +376.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +5700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1315%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +551.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +594.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +529.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +716.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +591.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2100%
Contains more Vitamin D +140%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +376.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +5700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1315%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +551.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +594.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +529.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +716.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +591.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2100%

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
11
Milk
57
Powdered milk
Mineral Summary Score
13
Milk
102
Powdered milk

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
20%
Milk
158%
Powdered milk
Carbohydrates
5%
Milk
38%
Powdered milk
Fats
4%
Milk
123%
Powdered milk

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.
Milk Powdered milk
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Milk Powdered milk
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 richer in minerals?
Powdered milk
Powdered milk is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Powdered milk
Powdered milk is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Milk
Milk is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 92mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Milk
Milk contains less Sugars (difference - 33.22g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Milk
Milk contains less Sodium (difference - 327mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milk
Milk is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.109g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Milk
Milk is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Milk
Milk is cheaper (difference - $1.6)

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 Milk Powdered milk Opinion
Calories 42 496 Powdered milk
Protein 3.37 26.32 Powdered milk
Fats 0.97 26.71 Powdered milk
Vitamin C 0 8.6 Powdered milk
Carbs 4.99 38.42 Powdered milk
Cholesterol 5 97 Milk
Vitamin D 48 20 Milk
Iron 0.03 0.47 Powdered milk
Calcium 125 912 Powdered milk
Potassium 150 1330 Powdered milk
Magnesium 11 85 Powdered milk
Sugars 5.2 38.42 Powdered milk
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.01 0.08 Powdered milk
Zinc 0.42 3.34 Powdered milk
Starch
Phosphorus 95 776 Powdered milk
Sodium 44 371 Milk
Vitamin A 196 934 Powdered milk
Vitamin E 0.01 0.58 Powdered milk
Vitamin D 1.2 0.5 Milk
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.283 Powdered milk
Vitamin B2 0.185 1.205 Powdered milk
Vitamin B3 0.093 0.646 Powdered milk
Vitamin B5 0.361 2.271 Powdered milk
Vitamin B6 0.037 0.302 Powdered milk
Vitamin B12 0.47 3.25 Powdered milk
Vitamin K 0.1 2.2 Powdered milk
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.633 16.742 Milk
Monounsaturated Fat 0.277 7.924 Powdered milk
Polyunsaturated fat 0.035 0.665 Powdered milk
Tryptophan 0.043 0.371 Powdered milk
Threonine 0.143 1.188 Powdered milk
Isoleucine 0.174 1.592 Powdered milk
Leucine 0.319 2.578 Powdered milk
Lysine 0.282 2.087 Powdered milk
Methionine 0.088 0.66 Powdered milk
Phenylalanine 0.174 1.271 Powdered milk
Valine 0.22 1.762 Powdered milk
Histidine 0.101 0.714 Powdered milk
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.