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Sesame vs Sugar substitute - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Sesame and Sugar substitute

  • Sugar substitute has less Copper, Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Fiber.
  • Sesame's daily need coverage for Copper is 453% more.
  • Sesame has 194 times more Zinc than Sugar substitute. Sesame has 7.75mg of Zinc, while Sugar substitute has 0.04mg.
  • Sesame is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +10.9%
Contains more Iron +8993.8%
Contains more Magnesium +5750%
Contains more Phosphorus +7762.5%
Contains more Potassium +1100%
Contains less Sodium -98.1%
Contains more Zinc +19275%
Contains more Copper +58214.3%
Equal in Calcium - 879
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 264% 6% 5% 4% 4% 75% 2% 3%
Contains more Calcium +10.9%
Contains more Iron +8993.8%
Contains more Magnesium +5750%
Contains more Phosphorus +7762.5%
Contains more Potassium +1100%
Contains less Sodium -98.1%
Contains more Zinc +19275%
Contains more Copper +58214.3%
Equal in Calcium - 879

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
Sesame
11
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +5173.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1546.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 5% 0% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 73% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 4% 0% 5% 4% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +5173.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1546.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60%

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.
Sesame 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 Sesame Sugar substitute Opinion
Net carbs 11.65g 84.17g Sugar substitute
Protein 17.73g 2.06g Sesame
Fats 49.67g 0g Sesame
Carbs 23.45g 84.77g Sugar substitute
Calories 573kcal 347kcal Sesame
Starch g 3.52g Sugar substitute
Fructose g 0g Sugar substitute
Sugar 0.3g 4.03g Sesame
Fiber 11.8g 0.6g Sesame
Calcium 975mg 879mg Sesame
Iron 14.55mg 0.16mg Sesame
Magnesium 351mg 6mg Sesame
Phosphorus 629mg 8mg Sesame
Potassium 468mg 39mg Sesame
Sodium 11mg 572mg Sesame
Zinc 7.75mg 0.04mg Sesame
Copper 4.082mg 0.007mg Sesame
Vitamin A 9IU IU Sesame
Vitamin E 0.25mg mg Sesame
Vitamin D 0IU IU Sesame
Vitamin D 0µg µg Sesame
Vitamin C 0mg mg Sesame
Vitamin B1 0.791mg 0.015mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247mg 0.015mg Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.515mg mg Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 0.08mg Sugar substitute
Vitamin B6 0.79mg 0.015mg Sesame
Folate 97µg µg Sesame
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Sesame
Vitamin K 0µg µg Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388mg mg Sesame
Threonine 0.736mg mg Sesame
Isoleucine 0.763mg mg Sesame
Leucine 1.358mg mg Sesame
Lysine 0.569mg mg Sesame
Methionine 0.586mg mg Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94mg mg Sesame
Valine 0.99mg mg Sesame
Histidine 0.522mg mg Sesame
Cholesterol 0mg mg Sugar substitute
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.957g g Sugar substitute
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759g g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773g g Sesame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Sesame Sugar substitute
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
50
Sesame
1
Sugar substitute
Mineral Summary Score
372
Sesame
45
Sugar substitute

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
106%
Sesame
12%
Sugar substitute
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
85%
Sugar substitute
Fats
229%
Sesame
0%
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 - 6.957g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is cheaper?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.73g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 561mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.