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Pectin vs. Pudding — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pectin and Pudding different?

  • Pectin is higher in Copper, Fiber, and Iron, however, Pudding is richer in Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Calcium, Vitamin B2, and Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Pectin is 34% higher.
  • Pectin contains 11 times more Fiber than Pudding. While Pectin contains 8.6g of Fiber, Pudding contains only 0.8g.
  • Pectin has less Saturated Fat.

Pectin, unsweetened, dry mix and Puddings, chocolate, dry mix, regular, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Pectin
2
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Contains more Iron +697.1%
Contains more Copper +278.4%
Contains more Calcium +1414.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1900%
Contains more Phosphorus +4250%
Contains more Potassium +2042.9%
Contains less Sodium -51%
Contains more Manganese +38.6%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Zinc - 0.48
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 32% 13% 15% 38% 14% 13% 14% 37% 13% 21%
Contains more Iron +697.1%
Contains more Copper +278.4%
Contains more Calcium +1414.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1900%
Contains more Phosphorus +4250%
Contains more Potassium +2042.9%
Contains less Sodium -51%
Contains more Manganese +38.6%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Zinc - 0.48

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
0
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12
Pudding
Contains more Vitamin A +4533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +375%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +161.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2560%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +196.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%
Contains more Folate +300%
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 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 9% 2% 34% 0% 10% 37% 3% 20% 7% 3% 39% 7% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +4533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +375%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +161.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2560%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +196.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Pectin
1
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Contains more Carbs +360.3%
Contains more Protein +953.3%
Contains more Fats +950%
Contains more Water +740.6%
Contains more Other +206.7%
90% 9%
Protein: 0.3 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 90.4 g
Water: 8.7 g
Other: 0.3 g
3% 3% 20% 73%
Protein: 3.16 g
Fats: 3.15 g
Carbs: 19.64 g
Water: 73.13 g
Other: 0.92 g
Contains more Carbs +360.3%
Contains more Protein +953.3%
Contains more Fats +950%
Contains more Water +740.6%
Contains more Other +206.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Pectin
1
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Contains less Saturated Fat -97.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +8090%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +100%
33% 7% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.05 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.09 g
64% 29% 6%
Saturated Fat: 1.81 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.819 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.18 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +8090%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +100%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pectin Pudding Opinion
Net carbs 81.8g 18.84g Pectin
Protein 0.3g 3.16g Pudding
Fats 0.3g 3.15g Pudding
Carbs 90.4g 19.64g Pectin
Calories 325kcal 120kcal Pectin
Sugar 11.96g Pectin
Fiber 8.6g 0.8g Pectin
Calcium 7mg 106mg Pudding
Iron 2.71mg 0.34mg Pectin
Magnesium 1mg 20mg Pudding
Phosphorus 2mg 87mg Pudding
Potassium 7mg 150mg Pudding
Sodium 200mg 98mg Pudding
Zinc 0.47mg 0.48mg Pudding
Copper 0.42mg 0.111mg Pectin
Manganese 0.07mg 0.097mg Pudding
Selenium 0µg 3.7µg Pudding
Vitamin A 3IU 139IU Pudding
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 39µg Pudding
Vitamin E 0.06mg Pudding
Vitamin D 44IU Pudding
Vitamin D 1.1µg Pudding
Vitamin B1 0.008mg 0.038mg Pudding
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.157mg Pudding
Vitamin B3 0.005mg 0.133mg Pudding
Vitamin B5 0.11mg 0.326mg Pudding
Vitamin B6 0.01mg 0.03mg Pudding
Folate 1µg 4µg Pudding
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.31µg Pudding
Choline 11.3mg Pudding
Vitamin K 0.3µg Pudding
Cholesterol 0mg 9mg Pectin
Saturated Fat 0.05g 1.81g Pectin
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.819g Pudding
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g 0.18g Pudding

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pectin Pudding
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
2%
Pectin
13%
Pudding
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
29%
Pectin
21%
Pudding

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pudding
Pudding is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pudding
Pudding contains less Sodium (difference - 102mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pudding
Pudding is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in Sugar (difference - 11.96g)
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 - 1.76g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 47)
Which food is cheaper?
Pectin
Pectin is cheaper (difference - $2)

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. Pudding - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169604/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.