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Sorghum syrup vs. Chunky bar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Sorghum syrup and Chunky bar

  • Sorghum syrup is richer in Iron, yet Chunky bar is richer in Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Chunky bar is 63% higher.
  • Sorghum syrup contains 4 times more Iron than Chunky bar. Sorghum syrup contains 3.8mg of Iron, while Chunky bar contains 0.9mg.
  • Chunky bar contains less Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Syrups, sorghum and Candies, NESTLE, CHUNKY 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 Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +322.2%
Contains less Sodium -78.9%
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 30% 34% 0% 0% 0% 5% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +322.2%
Contains less Sodium -78.9%

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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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 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +24.8%
Contains more Water +682.8%
Contains more Other +14.3%
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
8% 28% 60% 3% 2%
Protein: 7.5 g
Fats: 27.5 g
Carbs: 60 g
Water: 2.9 g
Other: 2.1 g
Contains more Carbs +24.8%
Contains more Water +682.8%
Contains more Other +14.3%
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 Chunky bar
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 Chunky bar Opinion
Net carbs 74.9g 57.5g Sorghum syrup
Protein 0g 7.5g Chunky bar
Fats 0g 27.5g Chunky bar
Carbs 74.9g 60g Sorghum syrup
Calories 290kcal 475kcal Chunky bar
Sugar 74.9g 52.5g Chunky bar
Fiber 0g 2.5g Chunky bar
Calcium 150mg 100mg Sorghum syrup
Iron 3.8mg 0.9mg Sorghum syrup
Magnesium 100mg Sorghum syrup
Phosphorus 56mg Sorghum syrup
Potassium 1000mg Sorghum syrup
Sodium 8mg 38mg Sorghum syrup
Zinc 0.41mg Sorghum syrup
Copper 0.13mg Sorghum syrup
Manganese 1.53mg Sorghum syrup
Selenium 1.7µg Sorghum syrup
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 10mg Sorghum syrup
Trans Fat 0.16g Sorghum syrup
Saturated Fat 0g 12.5g Sorghum syrup

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sorghum syrup Chunky bar
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
0%
Chunky bar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Sorghum syrup
7%
Chunky bar

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.5g)
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?
Chunky bar
Chunky bar is lower in Sugar (difference - 22.4g)
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. Chunky bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167586/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.