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Milkshake vs Malt - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Milkshake and Malt different?

  • Malt has more Selenium than Milkshake.
  • Milkshake contains 3 times more Sugar than Malt. While Milkshake contains 17.75g of Sugar, Malt contains only 6.68g.

Milk shakes, thick vanilla and Beverages, Malted drink mix, chocolate, powder, prepared with whole milk are the varieties used 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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Malt
Contains more Calcium +49%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.4%
Contains more Copper +37.8%
Contains more Iron +110%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -36.8%
Equal in Potassium - 172
Equal in Zinc - 0.41
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 44% 4% 9% 50% 17% 13% 11% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 8% 11% 39% 16% 8% 12% 13%
Contains more Calcium +49%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.4%
Contains more Copper +37.8%
Contains more Iron +110%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -36.8%
Equal in Potassium - 172
Equal in Zinc - 0.41

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
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Malt
Contains more Vitamin B12 +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.4%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Equal in Vitamin A - 95
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.184
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.354
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.046
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 1% 36% 0% 8% 45% 3% 23% 10% 6% 65% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 2% 0% 1% 14% 43% 5% 22% 11% 7% 53% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.4%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Equal in Vitamin A - 95
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.184
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.354
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.046

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.
Milkshake Malt
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Milkshake Malt Opinion
Net carbs 17.75g 10.7g Milkshake
Protein 3.86g 3.37g Milkshake
Fats 3.03g 3.29g Malt
Carbs 17.75g 11.2g Milkshake
Calories 112kcal 85kcal Milkshake
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 17.75g 6.68g Malt
Fiber 0g 0.5g Malt
Calcium 146mg 98mg Milkshake
Iron 0.1mg 0.21mg Malt
Magnesium 12mg 15mg Malt
Phosphorus 115mg 91mg Milkshake
Potassium 183mg 172mg Milkshake
Sodium 95mg 60mg Malt
Zinc 0.39mg 0.41mg Malt
Copper 0.051mg 0.037mg Milkshake
Vitamin A 91IU 95IU Malt
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.06mg Malt
Vitamin D 48IU IU Milkshake
Vitamin D 1.2µg µg Milkshake
Vitamin C 0mg 0.1mg Malt
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.054mg Malt
Vitamin B2 0.195mg 0.184mg Milkshake
Vitamin B3 0.146mg 0.259mg Malt
Vitamin B5 0.368mg 0.354mg Milkshake
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.046mg Malt
Folate 7µg 9µg Malt
Vitamin B12 0.52µg 0.42µg Milkshake
Vitamin K 0.2µg 0.3µg Malt
Tryptophan 0.054mg 0.074mg Malt
Threonine 0.174mg 0.143mg Milkshake
Isoleucine 0.234mg 0.165mg Milkshake
Leucine 0.378mg 0.268mg Milkshake
Lysine 0.306mg 0.142mg Milkshake
Methionine 0.097mg 0.074mg Milkshake
Phenylalanine 0.186mg 0.15mg Milkshake
Valine 0.258mg 0.193mg Milkshake
Histidine 0.105mg 0.077mg Milkshake
Cholesterol 12mg 10mg Malt
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.886g 1.883g Malt
Monounsaturated Fat 0.875g 0.827g Milkshake
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113g 0.208g Malt

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Milkshake Malt
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
17
Milkshake
13
Malt
Mineral Summary Score
20
Milkshake
17
Malt

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
23%
Milkshake
20%
Malt
Carbohydrates
18%
Milkshake
11%
Malt
Fats
14%
Milkshake
15%
Malt

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Milkshake
Milkshake is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Milkshake
Milkshake is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Malt
Malt is lower in Sugar (difference - 11.07g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Malt
Malt contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Malt
Malt is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Malt
Malt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.0029999999999999g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Malt
Malt is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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

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. Milkshake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170884/nutrients
  2. Malt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174867/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.