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Pectin vs. Butterscotch — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Pectin and Butterscotch

  • Pectin is richer in Copper, Fiber, and Iron, while Butterscotch is higher in Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Pectin covers your daily Copper needs 47% more than Butterscotch.
  • Pectin is lower in Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pectin, unsweetened, dry mix and Candies, butterscotch.

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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 +75%
Contains more Iron +27000%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -48.8%
Contains more Zinc +422.2%
Contains more Copper +41900%
Contains more Manganese +6900%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 102% 1% 1% 1% 27% 13% 140% 10% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 1% 0% 1% 1% 51% 3% 1% 1% 4%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Iron +27000%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -48.8%
Contains more Zinc +422.2%
Contains more Copper +41900%
Contains more Manganese +6900%
Contains more Selenium +∞%

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.
Pectin
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2650%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 0% 2% 14% 1% 7% 3% 1% 0% 0% 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 6% 2% 0% 0% 3% 4% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2650%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +900%
Contains more Water +65.7%
Contains more Fats +1000%
Contains more Other +240%
Equal in Carbs - 90.4
90% 9%
Protein: 0.3 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 90.4 g
Water: 8.7 g
Other: 0.3 g
3% 90% 5%
Protein: 0.03 g
Fats: 3.3 g
Carbs: 90.4 g
Water: 5.25 g
Other: 1.02 g
Contains more Protein +900%
Contains more Water +65.7%
Contains more Fats +1000%
Contains more Other +240%
Equal in Carbs - 90.4

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +8350%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +35.6%
33% 7% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.05 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.09 g
68% 28% 4%
Saturated Fat: 2.065 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.845 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.122 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +8350%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +35.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pectin Butterscotch Opinion
Net carbs 81.8g 90.4g Butterscotch
Protein 0.3g 0.03g Pectin
Fats 0.3g 3.3g Butterscotch
Carbs 90.4g 90.4g
Calories 325kcal 391kcal Butterscotch
Sugar 80.46g Pectin
Fiber 8.6g 0g Pectin
Calcium 7mg 4mg Pectin
Iron 2.71mg 0.01mg Pectin
Magnesium 1mg 0mg Pectin
Phosphorus 2mg 1mg Pectin
Potassium 7mg 3mg Pectin
Sodium 200mg 391mg Pectin
Zinc 0.47mg 0.09mg Pectin
Copper 0.42mg 0.001mg Pectin
Manganese 0.07mg 0.001mg Pectin
Selenium 0µg 0.6µg Butterscotch
Vitamin A 3IU 100IU Butterscotch
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 28µg Butterscotch
Vitamin E 0.09mg Butterscotch
Vitamin B1 0.008mg 0.012mg Butterscotch
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.016mg Pectin
Vitamin B3 0.005mg 0.002mg Pectin
Vitamin B5 0.11mg 0.004mg Pectin
Vitamin B6 0.01mg 0mg Pectin
Folate 1µg 0µg Pectin
Choline 0.8mg Butterscotch
Vitamin K 0.3µg Butterscotch
Cholesterol 0mg 9mg Pectin
Saturated Fat 0.05g 2.065g Pectin
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.845g Butterscotch
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g 0.122g Butterscotch

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pectin Butterscotch
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
2%
Pectin
1%
Butterscotch
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
29%
Pectin
6%
Butterscotch

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in Sugar (difference - 80.46g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pectin
Pectin contains less Sodium (difference - 191mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.015g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 60)
Which food is cheaper?
Pectin
Pectin is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pectin
Pectin is relatively richer in minerals
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. Pectin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168821/nutrients
  2. Butterscotch - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167972/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.