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Sorghum syrup vs. Dove milk chocolate — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Sorghum syrup and Dove milk chocolate different?

  • Sorghum syrup is higher in Iron, however, Dove milk chocolate is richer in Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Dove milk chocolate is 96% higher.
  • Sorghum syrup contains 3 times more Iron than Dove milk chocolate. While Sorghum syrup contains 3.8mg of Iron, Dove milk chocolate contains only 1.11mg.
  • Dove milk chocolate has less Sugar.

Syrups, sorghum and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, DOVE Milk Chocolate are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +242.3%
Contains less Sodium -87.3%
Equal in Calcium - 160
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 48% 42% 0% 0% 0% 8.2% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +242.3%
Contains less Sodium -87.3%
Equal in Calcium - 160

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% 2.7% 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 +25.3%
Contains more Water +1309.9%
Contains more Other +152.6%
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% 32% 60%
Protein: 5.94 g
Fats: 31.72 g
Carbs: 59.78 g
Water: 1.61 g
Other: 0.95 g
Contains more Carbs +25.3%
Contains more Water +1309.9%
Contains more Other +152.6%
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 Dove milk chocolate
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sorghum syrup Dove milk chocolate Opinion
Net carbs 74.9g 57.38g Sorghum syrup
Protein 0g 5.94g Dove milk chocolate
Fats 0g 31.72g Dove milk chocolate
Carbs 74.9g 59.78g Sorghum syrup
Calories 290kcal 546kcal Dove milk chocolate
Sugar 74.9g 55.45g Dove milk chocolate
Fiber 0g 2.4g Dove milk chocolate
Calcium 150mg 160mg Dove milk chocolate
Iron 3.8mg 1.11mg Sorghum syrup
Magnesium 100mg Sorghum syrup
Phosphorus 56mg Sorghum syrup
Potassium 1000mg Sorghum syrup
Sodium 8mg 63mg 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 292IU Dove milk chocolate
Vitamin C 0mg 0.8mg Dove milk chocolate
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 18mg Sorghum syrup
Trans Fat 0.246g Sorghum syrup
Saturated Fat 0g 19.24g Sorghum syrup

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sorghum syrup Dove milk chocolate
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
2%
Dove milk chocolate
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Sorghum syrup
10%
Dove milk chocolate

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup contains less Sodium (difference - 55mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 19.24g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
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?
Dove milk chocolate
Dove milk chocolate is lower in Sugar (difference - 19.45g)
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. Dove milk chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168804/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.