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Sorghum syrup vs. Custard — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Sorghum syrup and Custard

  • Sorghum syrup has more Manganese, Vitamin B6, Iron, Potassium, Magnesium, and Copper, however, Custard is higher in Vitamin B12, and Phosphorus.
  • Sorghum syrup covers your daily Manganese needs 66% more than Custard.
  • Custard contains 11 times less Iron than Sorghum syrup. Sorghum syrup contains 3.8mg of Iron, while Custard contains 0.34mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Syrups, sorghum and Egg custards, dry mix, prepared with whole milk.

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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 +1017.6%
Contains more Magnesium +525%
Contains more Potassium +383.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Copper +333.3%
Contains more Manganese +21757.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +132.1%
Contains more Zinc +24.4%
Contains more Selenium +252.9%
Equal in Calcium - 139
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 45% 143% 72% 24% 89% 2% 12% 44% 200% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 42% 13% 12% 56% 19% 11% 14% 10% 1% 33%
Contains more Iron +1017.6%
Contains more Magnesium +525%
Contains more Potassium +383.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Copper +333.3%
Contains more Manganese +21757.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +132.1%
Contains more Zinc +24.4%
Contains more Selenium +252.9%
Equal in Calcium - 139

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 B1 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +946.9%
Contains more Choline +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 2% 49% 155% 0% 0% 8% 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 11% 2% 36% 1% 16% 51% 3% 42% 15% 7% 65% 7% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +946.9%
Contains more Choline +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +325.6%
Contains more Other +150%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +223.6%
75% 23% 2%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 74.9 g
Water: 22.7 g
Other: 2.4 g
4% 4% 18% 73%
Protein: 3.99 g
Fats: 4 g
Carbs: 17.6 g
Water: 73.45 g
Other: 0.96 g
Contains more Carbs +325.6%
Contains more Other +150%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +223.6%

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 Custard
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sorghum syrup Custard Opinion
Net carbs 74.9g 17.6g Sorghum syrup
Protein 0g 3.99g Custard
Fats 0g 4g Custard
Carbs 74.9g 17.6g Sorghum syrup
Calories 290kcal 122kcal Sorghum syrup
Sugar 74.9g 4.82g Custard
Calcium 150mg 139mg Sorghum syrup
Iron 3.8mg 0.34mg Sorghum syrup
Magnesium 100mg 16mg Sorghum syrup
Phosphorus 56mg 130mg Custard
Potassium 1000mg 207mg Sorghum syrup
Sodium 8mg 84mg Sorghum syrup
Zinc 0.41mg 0.51mg Custard
Copper 0.13mg 0.03mg Sorghum syrup
Manganese 1.53mg 0.007mg Sorghum syrup
Selenium 1.7µg 6µg Custard
Vitamin A 0IU 182IU Custard
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 52µg Custard
Vitamin E 0mg 0.06mg Custard
Vitamin D 0IU 47IU Custard
Vitamin D 0µg 1.2µg Custard
Vitamin C 0mg 0.1mg Custard
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.061mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B2 0.155mg 0.22mg Custard
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.132mg Custard
Vitamin B5 0.804mg 0.699mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B6 0.67mg 0.064mg Sorghum syrup
Folate 0µg 9µg Custard
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.52µg Custard
Choline 13.3mg 11.8mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin K 0µg 0.2µg Custard
Tryptophan 0.082mg Custard
Threonine 0.192mg Custard
Isoleucine 0.207mg Custard
Leucine 0.337mg Custard
Lysine 0.214mg Custard
Methionine 0.091mg Custard
Phenylalanine 0.173mg Custard
Valine 0.233mg Custard
Histidine 0.092mg Custard
Cholesterol 0mg 51mg Sorghum syrup
Saturated Fat 0g 2.032g Sorghum syrup
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.003g Custard
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 1.127g Custard
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 0.312g Custard

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sorghum syrup Custard
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
19%
Custard
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Sorghum syrup
21%
Custard

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup contains less Sodium (difference - 76mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 51mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.032g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is cheaper?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Custard
Custard is lower in Sugar (difference - 70.08g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Custard
Custard is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Custard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168773/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.