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Powdered milk vs Condensed milk - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Powdered milk and Condensed milk?

  • Powdered milk is richer than Condensed milk in Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Potassium, Zinc, and Vitamin A.
  • Powdered milk's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 117% more.
  • Powdered milk has 4 times more Potassium than Condensed milk. While Powdered milk has 1330mg of Potassium, Condensed milk has only 371mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Condensed milk is lower.

We used Milk, dry, whole, without added vitamin D and Milk, canned, condensed, sweetened 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +147.4%
Contains more Calcium +221.1%
Contains more Potassium +258.5%
Contains more Magnesium +226.9%
Contains more Copper +433.3%
Contains more Zinc +255.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +206.7%
Contains less Sodium -65.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 274% 118% 61% 27% 92% 333% 49%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 86% 33% 19% 5% 26% 109% 17%
Contains more Iron +147.4%
Contains more Calcium +221.1%
Contains more Potassium +258.5%
Contains more Magnesium +226.9%
Contains more Copper +433.3%
Contains more Zinc +255.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +206.7%
Contains less Sodium -65.8%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin C +230.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +249.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +262.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +214.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +189.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +207.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +202.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +492.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +638.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +266.7%
Contains more Folate +236.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 29% 57% 12% 15% 71% 279% 13% 137% 70% 407% 6% 28%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 9% 17% 4% 6% 23% 96% 4% 45% 12% 56% 2% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +230.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +249.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +262.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +214.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +189.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +207.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +202.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +492.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +638.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +266.7%
Contains more Folate +236.4%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
93
Powdered milk
23
Condensed milk
Mineral Summary Score
121
Powdered milk
37
Condensed milk

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
158%
Powdered milk
47%
Condensed milk
Carbohydrates
38%
Powdered milk
54%
Condensed milk
Fats
123%
Powdered milk
40%
Condensed milk

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Powdered milk Condensed milk
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Powdered milk Condensed milk
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Powdered milk
Powdered milk is lower in Sugar (difference - 15.98g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Powdered milk
Powdered milk is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Powdered milk
Powdered milk is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Powdered milk
Powdered milk is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Condensed milk
Condensed milk is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 63mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Condensed milk
Condensed milk contains less Sodium (difference - 244mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Condensed milk
Condensed milk is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.256g)
Which food is cheaper?
Condensed milk
Condensed milk is cheaper (difference - $0.6)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Powdered milk Condensed milk Opinion
Calories 496 321 Powdered milk
Protein 26.32 7.91 Powdered milk
Fats 26.71 8.7 Powdered milk
Vitamin C 8.6 2.6 Powdered milk
Carbs 38.42 54.4 Condensed milk
Cholesterol 97 34 Condensed milk
Vitamin D 20 6 Powdered milk
Iron 0.47 0.19 Powdered milk
Calcium 912 284 Powdered milk
Potassium 1330 371 Powdered milk
Magnesium 85 26 Powdered milk
Sugar 38.42 54.4 Powdered milk
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.015 Powdered milk
Zinc 3.34 0.94 Powdered milk
Starch
Phosphorus 776 253 Powdered milk
Sodium 371 127 Condensed milk
Vitamin A 934 267 Powdered milk
Vitamin E 0.58 0.16 Powdered milk
Vitamin D 0.5 0.2 Powdered milk
Vitamin B1 0.283 0.09 Powdered milk
Vitamin B2 1.205 0.416 Powdered milk
Vitamin B3 0.646 0.21 Powdered milk
Vitamin B5 2.271 0.75 Powdered milk
Vitamin B6 0.302 0.051 Powdered milk
Vitamin B12 3.25 0.44 Powdered milk
Vitamin K 2.2 0.6 Powdered milk
Folate 37 11 Powdered milk
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 16.742 5.486 Condensed milk
Monounsaturated Fat 7.924 2.427 Powdered milk
Polyunsaturated fat 0.665 0.337 Powdered milk
Tryptophan 0.371 0.112 Powdered milk
Threonine 1.188 0.357 Powdered milk
Isoleucine 1.592 0.479 Powdered milk
Leucine 2.578 0.775 Powdered milk
Lysine 2.087 0.627 Powdered milk
Methionine 0.66 0.198 Powdered milk
Phenylalanine 1.271 0.382 Powdered milk
Valine 1.762 0.529 Powdered milk
Histidine 0.714 0.214 Powdered milk
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Powdered milk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173454/nutrients
  2. Condensed milk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171275/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.