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Molasses vs. Raisinets — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Molasses and Raisinets

  • Molasses have more Iron, and Calcium, however, Raisinets are higher in Fiber.
  • Raisinets covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 55% more than Molasses.
  • Molasses have 4 times more Iron than Raisinets. While Molasses have 4.72mg of Iron, Raisinets have only 1.2mg.
  • Raisinets have less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Molasses and Candies, NESTLE, RAISINETS Chocolate Covered Raisins.

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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 +141.2%
Contains more Iron +293.3%
Contains less Sodium -10.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 62% 177% 173% 13% 129% 4.8% 7.9% 162% 200% 97%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 26% 45% 0% 0% 0% 4.3% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +141.2%
Contains more Iron +293.3%
Contains less Sodium -10.8%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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% 10% 0.46% 17% 48% 155% 0% 0% 7.3% 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 4.6% 0% 0% 5.3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +241.7%
Contains more Other +175%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +16900%
Equal in Carbs - 71
75% 22% 3%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 74.73 g
Water: 21.87 g
Other: 3.3 g
4% 17% 71% 6%
Protein: 4.4 g
Fats: 17 g
Carbs: 71 g
Water: 6.4 g
Other: 1.2 g
Contains more Water +241.7%
Contains more Other +175%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +16900%
Equal in Carbs - 71

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.8%
18% 32% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.018 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.032 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.05 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 11 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Molasses Raisinets Opinion
Net carbs 74.73g 68.8g Molasses
Protein 0g 4.4g Raisinets
Fats 0.1g 17g Raisinets
Carbs 74.73g 71g Molasses
Calories 290kcal 422kcal Raisinets
Fructose 12.79g Molasses
Sugar 74.72g 59g Raisinets
Fiber 0g 2.2g Raisinets
Calcium 205mg 85mg Molasses
Iron 4.72mg 1.2mg Molasses
Magnesium 242mg Molasses
Phosphorus 31mg Molasses
Potassium 1464mg Molasses
Sodium 37mg 33mg Raisinets
Zinc 0.29mg Molasses
Copper 0.487mg Molasses
Manganese 1.53mg Molasses
Selenium 17.8µg Molasses
Vitamin A 0IU 77IU Raisinets
Vitamin C 0mg 1.6mg Raisinets
Vitamin B1 0.041mg Molasses
Vitamin B2 0.002mg Molasses
Vitamin B3 0.93mg Molasses
Vitamin B5 0.804mg Molasses
Vitamin B6 0.67mg Molasses
Choline 13.3mg Molasses
Cholesterol 0mg 11mg Molasses
Trans Fat 0.08g Molasses
Saturated Fat 0.018g 11g Molasses
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g Molasses
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g Molasses

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Molasses Raisinets
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
1%
Raisinets
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
103%
Molasses
7%
Raisinets

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Raisinets
Raisinets is lower in Sugar (difference - 15.72g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Raisinets
Raisinets contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Raisinets
Raisinets is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Raisinets
Raisinets is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Molasses
Molasses is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Molasses
Molasses is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.982g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Molasses
Molasses is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Molasses
Molasses 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. Raisinets - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169587/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.