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Potato chips vs. Sugar substitute — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Potato chips and Sugar substitute

  • Potato chips has more Vitamin B6, Potassium, Copper, Phosphorus, Iron, Manganese, Fiber, and Magnesium, however, Sugar substitute is richer in Calcium.
  • Sugar substitute covers your daily Calcium needs 86% more than Potato chips.
  • Sugar substitute has 44 times less Vitamin B6 than Potato chips. Potato chips has 0.66mg of Vitamin B6, while Sugar substitute has 0.015mg.
  • Potato chips contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Snacks, potato chips, plain, unsalted and Sweeteners, sugar substitute, granulated, brown.

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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 Iron +918.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1016.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +1962.5%
Contains more Potassium +3169.2%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Zinc +2625%
Contains more Copper +4271.4%
Contains more Manganese +1900%
Contains more Calcium +3562.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 62% 48% 71% 113% 2% 30% 102% 58% 45%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 264% 6% 5% 4% 4% 75% 2% 3% 3% 0%
Contains more Iron +918.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1016.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +1962.5%
Contains more Potassium +3169.2%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Zinc +2625%
Contains more Copper +4271.4%
Contains more Manganese +1900%
Contains more Calcium +3562.5%

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 +1013.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1213.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +402.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4300%
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% 183% 0% 104% 42% 46% 72% 25% 153% 34% 0% 21% 56%
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% 4% 4% 0% 5% 4% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1013.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1213.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +402.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4300%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +239.8%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +60.2%
Contains more Water +381.1%
Contains more Other +11.9%
7% 35% 53% 2% 4%
Protein: 7 g
Fats: 34.6 g
Carbs: 52.9 g
Water: 1.9 g
Other: 3.6 g
2% 85% 9% 4%
Protein: 2.06 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 84.77 g
Water: 9.14 g
Other: 4.03 g
Contains more Protein +239.8%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +60.2%
Contains more Water +381.1%
Contains more Other +11.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato chips Sugar substitute Opinion
Net carbs 48.1g 84.17g Sugar substitute
Protein 7g 2.06g Potato chips
Fats 34.6g 0g Potato chips
Carbs 52.9g 84.77g Sugar substitute
Calories 536kcal 347kcal Potato chips
Starch 3.52g Sugar substitute
Sugar 0.22g 4.03g Potato chips
Fiber 4.8g 0.6g Potato chips
Calcium 24mg 879mg Sugar substitute
Iron 1.63mg 0.16mg Potato chips
Magnesium 67mg 6mg Potato chips
Phosphorus 165mg 8mg Potato chips
Potassium 1275mg 39mg Potato chips
Sodium 8mg 572mg Potato chips
Zinc 1.09mg 0.04mg Potato chips
Copper 0.306mg 0.007mg Potato chips
Manganese 0.44mg 0.022mg Potato chips
Selenium 8.1µg Potato chips
Vitamin E 9.11mg Potato chips
Vitamin C 31.1mg Potato chips
Vitamin B1 0.167mg 0.015mg Potato chips
Vitamin B2 0.197mg 0.015mg Potato chips
Vitamin B3 3.827mg Potato chips
Vitamin B5 0.402mg 0.08mg Potato chips
Vitamin B6 0.66mg 0.015mg Potato chips
Folate 45µg Potato chips
Choline 37.5mg Potato chips
Vitamin K 22.1µg Potato chips
Tryptophan 0.108mg Potato chips
Threonine 0.253mg Potato chips
Isoleucine 0.283mg Potato chips
Leucine 0.419mg Potato chips
Lysine 0.424mg Potato chips
Methionine 0.11mg Potato chips
Phenylalanine 0.31mg Potato chips
Valine 0.392mg Potato chips
Histidine 153mg Potato chips
Saturated Fat 10.96g Sugar substitute
Monounsaturated Fat 9.84g Potato chips
Polyunsaturated fat 12.17g Potato chips

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Potato chips Sugar substitute
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
56%
Potato chips
1%
Sugar substitute
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
53%
Potato chips
36%
Sugar substitute

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.96g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato chips
Potato chips is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.81g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato chips
Potato chips contains less Sodium (difference - 564mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato chips
Potato chips is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato chips
Potato chips 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. Potato chips - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170649/nutrients
  2. Sugar substitute - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170675/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.