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Smoothie vs Yogurt - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Smoothie and Yogurt

  • Smoothie has less Vitamin C, Vitamin B12 and Calcium than Yogurt.
  • Smoothie covers your daily need of Vitamin C 27% more than Yogurt.
  • Smoothie has 4 times more Vitamin B3 than Yogurt. While Smoothie has 0.816mg of Vitamin B3, Yogurt has only 0.208mg.
  • Yogurt has less Sugars.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beverages, V8 SPLASH Smoothies, Strawberry Banana and Yogurt, Greek, plain, nonfat.

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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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6
Yogurt
Contains more Iron +114.3%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Contains more Calcium +168.3%
Contains more Potassium +487.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 13% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 33% 13% 8% 6% 15% 58% 5%
Contains more Iron +114.3%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Contains more Calcium +168.3%
Contains more Potassium +487.5%

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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8
Yogurt
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +10100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +292.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +212.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 82% 25% 0% 0% 0% 0% 16% 0% 19% 30% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 1% 0% 6% 65% 4% 20% 15% 94% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +10100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +292.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +212.5%

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
14
Smoothie
17
Yogurt
Mineral Summary Score
3
Smoothie
17
Yogurt

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
7%
Smoothie
61%
Yogurt
Carbohydrates
8%
Smoothie
4%
Yogurt
Fats
0%
Smoothie
2%
Yogurt

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.
Smoothie Yogurt
Lower in Sugars 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 in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Smoothie Yogurt
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 contains less Sugars?
Yogurt
Yogurt contains less Sugars (difference - 4.11g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Yogurt
Yogurt is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Yogurt
Yogurt is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Yogurt
Yogurt is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoothie
Smoothie is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Smoothie
Smoothie contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Smoothie
Smoothie is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.117g)
Which food is cheaper?
Smoothie
Smoothie is cheaper (difference - $2.6)

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 Smoothie Yogurt Opinion
Calories 37 59 Yogurt
Protein 1.22 10.19 Yogurt
Fats 0 0.39 Yogurt
Vitamin C 24.5 0 Smoothie
Carbs 8.16 3.6 Smoothie
Cholesterol 0 5 Smoothie
Vitamin D 0 Yogurt
Iron 0.15 0.07 Smoothie
Calcium 41 110 Yogurt
Potassium 24 141 Yogurt
Magnesium 11 Yogurt
Sugars 7.35 3.24 Yogurt
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.017 Yogurt
Zinc 0.52 Yogurt
Starch
Phosphorus 135 Yogurt
Sodium 29 36 Smoothie
Vitamin A 408 4 Smoothie
Vitamin E 0.01 Yogurt
Vitamin D 0 Yogurt
Vitamin B1 0.023 Yogurt
Vitamin B2 0.278 Yogurt
Vitamin B3 0.816 0.208 Smoothie
Vitamin B5 0.331 Yogurt
Vitamin B6 0.082 0.063 Smoothie
Vitamin B12 0.24 0.75 Yogurt
Vitamin K 0 Yogurt
Folate 7 Yogurt
Trans Fat 0 0.006 Smoothie
Saturated Fat 0 0.117 Smoothie
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053 Yogurt
Polyunsaturated fat 0.012 Yogurt
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 0 Yogurt

References

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

  1. Smoothie - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174829/nutrients
  2. Yogurt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170894/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.