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Pectin vs. Pretzel — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pectin and Pretzel?

  • Pectin is higher in Copper, and Fiber, yet Pretzel is higher in Folate, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Iron, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus.
  • Pretzel's daily need coverage for Sodium is 45% more.
  • Pectin has 3 times more Copper than Pretzel. While Pectin has 0.42mg of Copper, Pretzel has only 0.156mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Pectin is lower.

We used Pectin, unsweetened, dry mix and Snacks, pretzels, hard, plain, salted types 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 less Sodium -83.9%
Contains more Copper +169.2%
Contains more Calcium +285.7%
Contains more Iron +69%
Contains more Magnesium +2800%
Contains more Phosphorus +6300%
Contains more Potassium +3085.7%
Contains more Zinc +121.3%
Contains more Manganese +1350%
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 9% 172% 21% 55% 20% 162% 29% 53% 133% 24%
Contains less Sodium -83.9%
Contains more Copper +169.2%
Contains more Calcium +285.7%
Contains more Iron +69%
Contains more Magnesium +2800%
Contains more Phosphorus +6300%
Contains more Potassium +3085.7%
Contains more Zinc +121.3%
Contains more Manganese +1350%
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
1
:
11
Pretzel
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +5200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +453.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +192.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +640%
Contains more Folate +16500%
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 0% 10% 0% 7% 106% 77% 99% 20% 18% 125% 0% 17% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +5200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +453.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +192.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +640%
Contains more Folate +16500%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Pectin
2
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Contains more Carbs +12.5%
Contains more Water +178%
Contains more Protein +3246.7%
Contains more Fats +876.7%
Contains more Other +1070%
90% 9%
Protein: 0.3 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 90.4 g
Water: 8.7 g
Other: 0.3 g
10% 3% 80% 3% 4%
Protein: 10.04 g
Fats: 2.93 g
Carbs: 80.39 g
Water: 3.13 g
Other: 3.51 g
Contains more Carbs +12.5%
Contains more Water +178%
Contains more Protein +3246.7%
Contains more Fats +876.7%
Contains more Other +1070%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Pectin
1
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Contains less Saturated Fat -87.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +7170%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1334.4%
33% 7% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.05 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.09 g
16% 30% 54%
Saturated Fat: 0.391 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.727 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.291 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +7170%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1334.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pectin Pretzel Opinion
Net carbs 81.8g 76.99g Pectin
Protein 0.3g 10.04g Pretzel
Fats 0.3g 2.93g Pretzel
Carbs 90.4g 80.39g Pectin
Calories 325kcal 384kcal Pretzel
Starch 72.58g Pretzel
Fructose 0.31g Pretzel
Sugar 2.21g Pectin
Fiber 8.6g 3.4g Pectin
Calcium 7mg 27mg Pretzel
Iron 2.71mg 4.58mg Pretzel
Magnesium 1mg 29mg Pretzel
Phosphorus 2mg 128mg Pretzel
Potassium 7mg 223mg Pretzel
Sodium 200mg 1240mg Pectin
Zinc 0.47mg 1.04mg Pretzel
Copper 0.42mg 0.156mg Pectin
Manganese 0.07mg 1.015mg Pretzel
Selenium 0µg 4.4µg Pretzel
Vitamin A 3IU 0IU Pectin
Vitamin E 0.47mg Pretzel
Vitamin C 0mg 2.1mg Pretzel
Vitamin B1 0.008mg 0.424mg Pretzel
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.332mg Pretzel
Vitamin B3 0.005mg 5.27mg Pretzel
Vitamin B5 0.11mg 0.322mg Pretzel
Vitamin B6 0.01mg 0.074mg Pretzel
Folate 1µg 166µg Pretzel
Choline 29.5mg Pretzel
Vitamin K 2.8µg Pretzel
Tryptophan 0.097mg Pretzel
Threonine 0.25mg Pretzel
Isoleucine 0.407mg Pretzel
Leucine 0.757mg Pretzel
Lysine 0.257mg Pretzel
Methionine 0.177mg Pretzel
Phenylalanine 0.52mg Pretzel
Valine 0.48mg Pretzel
Histidine 0.22mg Pretzel
Trans Fat 0.004g Pectin
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.391g Pectin
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.727g Pretzel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g 1.291g Pretzel
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 1.223g Pretzel
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.001g Pretzel
Omega-3 - ALA 0.063g Pretzel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pectin Pretzel
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
37%
Pretzel
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
29%
Pectin
67%
Pretzel

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pretzel
Pretzel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pretzel
Pretzel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pectin
Pectin contains less Sodium (difference - 1040mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.341g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 83)
Which food is cheaper?
Pectin
Pectin is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Pretzel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167555/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.