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Rolo vs. Sorghum syrup — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Rolo and Sorghum syrup?

  • Rolo is higher in Vitamin B12, yet Sorghum syrup is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B6, Iron, Potassium, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, and Copper.
  • Rolo's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 73% more.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Sorghum syrup is lower.

We used Candies, ROLO Caramels in Milk Chocolate and Syrups, sorghum 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.
Contains more Phosphorus +26.8%
Contains more Iron +804.8%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +431.9%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Calcium - 150
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 44% 16% 0% 30% 17% 25% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 45% 143% 71% 24% 88% 1% 11% 43% 200% 9.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.8%
Contains more Iron +804.8%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +431.9%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Calcium - 150

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.
Rolo
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7.3% 22% 0% 3% 5% 28% 0.75% 0% 0% 0% 41% 11% 8%
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% 25% 36% 1.9% 48% 155% 0% 0% 7.3% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +10.2%
Contains more Water +393.5%
Contains more Other +66.7%
5% 21% 68% 5%
Protein: 5.08 g
Fats: 20.93 g
Carbs: 67.95 g
Water: 4.6 g
Other: 1.44 g
75% 23% 2%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 74.9 g
Water: 22.7 g
Other: 2.4 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +10.2%
Contains more Water +393.5%
Contains more Other +66.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rolo Sorghum syrup Opinion
Net carbs 67.05g 74.9g Sorghum syrup
Protein 5.08g 0g Rolo
Fats 20.93g 0g Rolo
Carbs 67.95g 74.9g Sorghum syrup
Calories 474kcal 290kcal Rolo
Sugar 63.93g 74.9g Rolo
Fiber 0.9g 0g Rolo
Calcium 145mg 150mg Sorghum syrup
Iron 0.42mg 3.8mg Sorghum syrup
Magnesium 0mg 100mg Sorghum syrup
Phosphorus 71mg 56mg Rolo
Potassium 188mg 1000mg Sorghum syrup
Sodium 188mg 8mg Sorghum syrup
Zinc 0mg 0.41mg Sorghum syrup
Copper 0mg 0.13mg Sorghum syrup
Manganese 0mg 1.53mg Sorghum syrup
Selenium 0µg 1.7µg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin A 121IU 0IU Rolo
Vitamin A RAE 34µg 0µg Rolo
Vitamin E 1.1mg 0mg Rolo
Vitamin C 0.9mg 0mg Rolo
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.1mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.155mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B3 0.04mg 0.1mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.804mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.67mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B12 0.33µg 0µg Rolo
Choline 20.1mg 13.3mg Rolo
Vitamin K 3.2µg 0µg Rolo
Cholesterol 12mg 0mg Sorghum syrup
Saturated Fat 14.542g 0g Sorghum syrup
Monounsaturated Fat 2.104g 0g Rolo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.265g 0g Rolo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Rolo Sorghum syrup
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
10%
Rolo
21%
Sorghum syrup
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Rolo
64%
Sorghum syrup

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup contains less Sodium (difference - 180mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.542g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rolo
Rolo is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.97g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Rolo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168765/nutrients
  2. Sorghum syrup - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169662/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.