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Molasses vs. Custard — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Molasses and Custard

  • Molasses have more Manganese, Iron, Magnesium, Copper, Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Selenium, however, Custard have more Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Molasses is 66% higher.
  • Custard has 16 times less Copper than Molasses. Molasses have 0.487mg of Copper, while Custard has 0.03mg.

Food types used in this article are Molasses and Egg custards, dry mix, prepared with whole milk.

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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 +47.5%
Contains more Iron +1288.2%
Contains more Magnesium +1412.5%
Contains more Potassium +607.2%
Contains less Sodium -56%
Contains more Copper +1523.3%
Contains more Manganese +21757.1%
Contains more Selenium +196.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +319.4%
Contains more Zinc +75.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 62% 177% 173% 14% 130% 5% 8% 163% 200% 98%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 42% 13% 12% 56% 19% 11% 14% 10% 1% 33%
Contains more Calcium +47.5%
Contains more Iron +1288.2%
Contains more Magnesium +1412.5%
Contains more Potassium +607.2%
Contains less Sodium -56%
Contains more Copper +1523.3%
Contains more Manganese +21757.1%
Contains more Selenium +196.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +319.4%
Contains more Zinc +75.9%

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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Contains more Vitamin B3 +604.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +946.9%
Contains more Choline +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10900%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 11% 1% 18% 49% 155% 0% 0% 8% 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 11% 2% 36% 1% 16% 51% 3% 42% 15% 7% 65% 7% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +604.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +946.9%
Contains more Choline +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10900%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +324.6%
Contains more Other +243.8%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +3900%
Contains more Water +235.8%
75% 22% 3%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 74.73 g
Water: 21.87 g
Other: 3.3 g
4% 4% 18% 73%
Protein: 3.99 g
Fats: 4 g
Carbs: 17.6 g
Water: 73.45 g
Other: 0.96 g
Contains more Carbs +324.6%
Contains more Other +243.8%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +3900%
Contains more Water +235.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3421.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +524%
18% 32% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.018 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.032 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.05 g
59% 32% 9%
Saturated Fat: 2.032 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.127 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.312 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3421.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +524%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Lactose +∞%
54% 22% 24%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 29.4 g
Glucose: 11.92 g
Fructose: 12.79 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
100%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 0 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 4.63 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Lactose +∞%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Molasses Custard Opinion
Net carbs 74.73g 17.6g Molasses
Protein 0g 3.99g Custard
Fats 0.1g 4g Custard
Carbs 74.73g 17.6g Molasses
Calories 290kcal 122kcal Molasses
Fructose 12.79g 0g Molasses
Sugar 74.72g 4.82g Custard
Calcium 205mg 139mg Molasses
Iron 4.72mg 0.34mg Molasses
Magnesium 242mg 16mg Molasses
Phosphorus 31mg 130mg Custard
Potassium 1464mg 207mg Molasses
Sodium 37mg 84mg Molasses
Zinc 0.29mg 0.51mg Custard
Copper 0.487mg 0.03mg Molasses
Manganese 1.53mg 0.007mg Molasses
Selenium 17.8µg 6µg Molasses
Vitamin A 0IU 182IU Custard
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 52µg Custard
Vitamin E 0mg 0.06mg Custard
Vitamin D 0IU 47IU Custard
Vitamin D 0µg 1.2µg Custard
Vitamin C 0mg 0.1mg Custard
Vitamin B1 0.041mg 0.061mg Custard
Vitamin B2 0.002mg 0.22mg Custard
Vitamin B3 0.93mg 0.132mg Molasses
Vitamin B5 0.804mg 0.699mg Molasses
Vitamin B6 0.67mg 0.064mg Molasses
Folate 0µg 9µg Custard
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.52µg Custard
Choline 13.3mg 11.8mg Molasses
Vitamin K 0µg 0.2µg Custard
Tryptophan 0.082mg Custard
Threonine 0.192mg Custard
Isoleucine 0.207mg Custard
Leucine 0.337mg Custard
Lysine 0.214mg Custard
Methionine 0.091mg Custard
Phenylalanine 0.173mg Custard
Valine 0.233mg Custard
Histidine 0.092mg Custard
Cholesterol 0mg 51mg Molasses
Saturated Fat 0.018g 2.032g Molasses
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.003g Custard
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 1.127g Custard
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 0.312g Custard

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Molasses Custard
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
18%
Molasses
19%
Custard
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
103%
Molasses
21%
Custard

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Molasses
Molasses contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Molasses
Molasses is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 51mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Molasses
Molasses is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.014g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Molasses
Molasses is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Custard
Custard is lower in Sugar (difference - 69.9g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Custard
Custard is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is cheaper?
Custard
Custard is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Custard
Custard is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Molasses - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168820/nutrients
  2. Custard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168773/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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