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Sorghum syrup vs. Caramello — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Sorghum syrup and Caramello

  • Sorghum syrup has more Iron, and Potassium, however, Caramello is richer in Phosphorus, Calcium, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Caramello covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 64% more than Sorghum syrup.
  • Caramello has 3 times less Iron than Sorghum syrup. Sorghum syrup has 3.8mg of Iron, while Caramello has 1.09mg.
  • Sorghum syrup contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Syrups, sorghum and Candies, CARAMELLO Candy Bar.

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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 Iron +248.6%
Contains more Potassium +193.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Contains more Calcium +42%
Contains more Phosphorus +167.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 45% 143% 71% 24% 88% 1% 11% 43% 200% 9.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 64% 41% 0% 64% 30% 16% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +248.6%
Contains more Potassium +193.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Contains more Calcium +42%
Contains more Phosphorus +167.9%

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.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 18% 0% 0% 5.7% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +17.4%
Contains more Water +234.3%
Contains more Other +18.8%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
75% 23% 2%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 74.9 g
Water: 22.7 g
Other: 2.4 g
6% 21% 64% 7% 2%
Protein: 6.19 g
Fats: 21.19 g
Carbs: 63.81 g
Water: 6.79 g
Other: 2.02 g
Contains more Carbs +17.4%
Contains more Water +234.3%
Contains more Other +18.8%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sorghum syrup Caramello Opinion
Net carbs 74.9g 62.61g Sorghum syrup
Protein 0g 6.19g Caramello
Fats 0g 21.19g Caramello
Carbs 74.9g 63.81g Sorghum syrup
Calories 290kcal 462kcal Caramello
Sugar 74.9g 56.92g Caramello
Fiber 0g 1.2g Caramello
Calcium 150mg 213mg Caramello
Iron 3.8mg 1.09mg Sorghum syrup
Magnesium 100mg Sorghum syrup
Phosphorus 56mg 150mg Caramello
Potassium 1000mg 341mg Sorghum syrup
Sodium 8mg 122mg Sorghum syrup
Zinc 0.41mg Sorghum syrup
Copper 0.13mg Sorghum syrup
Manganese 1.53mg Sorghum syrup
Selenium 1.7µg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin A 0IU 303IU Caramello
Vitamin C 0mg 1.7mg Caramello
Vitamin B1 0.1mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B2 0.155mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B3 0.1mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B5 0.804mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B6 0.67mg Sorghum syrup
Choline 13.3mg Sorghum syrup
Cholesterol 0mg 27mg Sorghum syrup
Saturated Fat 0g 12.72g Sorghum syrup
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 5.29g Caramello
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 0.63g Caramello

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sorghum syrup Caramello
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
21%
Sorghum syrup
2%
Caramello
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Sorghum syrup
22%
Caramello

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup contains less Sodium (difference - 114mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.72g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caramello
Caramello is lower in Sugar (difference - 17.98g)
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 ($)

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. Sorghum syrup - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169662/nutrients
  2. Caramello - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167975/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.