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Rum vs Beer - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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
Rum
4
:
4
Beer
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains more Copper +900%
Contains more Zinc +600%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +1250%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +180%
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains more Copper +900%
Contains more Zinc +600%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +1250%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +180%

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
Rum
1
:
5
Beer
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
0
Rum
2
Beer
Mineral Summary Score
2
Rum
2
Beer

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 the food
Protein
0%
Rum
3%
Beer
Carbohydrates
0%
Rum
4%
Beer
Fats
0%
Rum
0%
Beer

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Rum Beer
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Rum Beer
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rum
Rum contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Beer
Beer is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (15)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Rum Beer Opinion
Calories 231 43 Rum
Protein 0 0.46 Beer
Fats 0 0
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 3.55 Beer
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.12 0.02 Rum
Calcium 0 4 Beer
Potassium 2 27 Beer
Magnesium 0 6 Beer
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.05 0.005 Rum
Zinc 0.07 0.01 Rum
Starch 0 Beer
Phosphorus 5 14 Beer
Sodium 1 4 Rum
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.008 0.005 Rum
Vitamin B2 0 0.025 Beer
Vitamin B3 0 0.513 Beer
Vitamin B5 0 0.041 Beer
Vitamin B6 0 0.046 Beer
Vitamin B12 0 0.02 Beer
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0 0
Monounsaturated Fat 0 0
Polyunsaturated fat 0 0
Tryptophan 0 0
Threonine 0 0
Isoleucine 0 0
Leucine 0 0
Lysine 0 0
Methionine 0 0
Phenylalanine 0 0
Valine 0 0
Histidine 0 0
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.