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Molasses vs. Sherbet — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Molasses and Sherbet

  • Molasses have more Manganese, Iron, Magnesium, Copper, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Selenium, Calcium, and Vitamin B5, while Sherbet have more Vitamin B2.
  • Molasses' daily need coverage for Manganese is 66% higher.
  • Sherbet contains 34 times less Iron than Molasses. Molasses contain 4.72mg of Iron, while Sherbet contains 0.14mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Molasses and Sherbet, orange.

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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 +279.6%
Contains more Iron +3271.4%
Contains more Magnesium +2925%
Contains more Potassium +1425%
Contains less Sodium -19.6%
Contains more Copper +1639.3%
Contains more Manganese +13809.1%
Contains more Selenium +1086.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +29%
Contains more Zinc +65.5%
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 16% 5.3% 5.7% 17% 8.5% 6% 13% 9.3% 1.4% 8.2%
Contains more Calcium +279.6%
Contains more Iron +3271.4%
Contains more Magnesium +2925%
Contains more Potassium +1425%
Contains less Sodium -19.6%
Contains more Copper +1639.3%
Contains more Manganese +13809.1%
Contains more Selenium +1086.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +29%
Contains more Zinc +65.5%

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.
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1376.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +258.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2813%
Contains more Choline +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +4750%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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 2.8% 0.2% 0% 7.7% 6.8% 22% 1.2% 13% 5.3% 3% 16% 4.2% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1376.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +258.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2813%
Contains more Choline +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +4750%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +145.8%
Contains more Other +725%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +1900%
Contains more Water +202.2%
75% 22% 3%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 74.73 g
Water: 21.87 g
Other: 3.3 g
2% 30% 66%
Protein: 1.1 g
Fats: 2 g
Carbs: 30.4 g
Water: 66.1 g
Other: 0.4 g
Contains more Carbs +145.8%
Contains more Other +725%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +1900%
Contains more Water +202.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1556.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +60%
18% 32% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.018 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.032 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.05 g
66% 30% 5%
Saturated Fat: 1.16 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.53 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.08 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1556.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +60%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Molasses Sherbet Opinion
Net carbs 74.73g 29.1g Molasses
Protein 0g 1.1g Sherbet
Fats 0.1g 2g Sherbet
Carbs 74.73g 30.4g Molasses
Calories 290kcal 144kcal Molasses
Fructose 12.79g Molasses
Sugar 74.72g 24.32g Sherbet
Fiber 0g 1.3g Sherbet
Calcium 205mg 54mg Molasses
Iron 4.72mg 0.14mg Molasses
Magnesium 242mg 8mg Molasses
Phosphorus 31mg 40mg Sherbet
Potassium 1464mg 96mg Molasses
Sodium 37mg 46mg Molasses
Zinc 0.29mg 0.48mg Sherbet
Copper 0.487mg 0.028mg Molasses
Manganese 1.53mg 0.011mg Molasses
Selenium 17.8µg 1.5µg Molasses
Vitamin A 0IU 46IU Sherbet
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 12µg Sherbet
Vitamin E 0mg 0.01mg Sherbet
Vitamin C 0mg 2.3mg Sherbet
Vitamin B1 0.041mg 0.027mg Molasses
Vitamin B2 0.002mg 0.097mg Sherbet
Vitamin B3 0.93mg 0.063mg Molasses
Vitamin B5 0.804mg 0.224mg Molasses
Vitamin B6 0.67mg 0.023mg Molasses
Folate 0µg 4µg Sherbet
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.13µg Sherbet
Choline 13.3mg 7.7mg Molasses
Cholesterol 0mg 1mg Molasses
Saturated Fat 0.018g 1.16g Molasses
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.53g Sherbet
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 0.08g Sherbet

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Molasses Sherbet
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
6%
Sherbet
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
103%
Molasses
9%
Sherbet

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sherbet
Sherbet is lower in Sugar (difference - 50.4g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sherbet
Sherbet is lower in glycemic index (difference - 59)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Molasses
Molasses contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Molasses
Molasses is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Molasses
Molasses is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.142g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Molasses
Molasses is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

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. Sherbet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167577/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.