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Sorghum syrup vs. Icing — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Sorghum syrup and Icing

  • Sorghum syrup has more Manganese, Vitamin B6, Iron, Potassium, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, Calcium, and Copper, however, Icing is higher in Vitamin B2.
  • Sorghum syrup covers your daily Manganese needs 67% more than Icing.

Food varieties used in this article are Syrups, sorghum and Frostings, vanilla, creamy, ready-to-eat.

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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 +4900%
Contains more Iron +2275%
Contains more Magnesium +9900%
Contains more Phosphorus +211.1%
Contains more Potassium +2841.2%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Contains more Zinc +485.7%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +1600%
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 1% 6% 1% 8% 3% 24% 2% 0% 0% 1%
Contains more Calcium +4900%
Contains more Iron +2275%
Contains more Magnesium +9900%
Contains more Phosphorus +211.1%
Contains more Potassium +2841.2%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Contains more Zinc +485.7%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +1600%

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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Icing
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1361.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Choline +478.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +120%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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 0% 31% 0% 0% 3% 70% 5% 4% 0% 6% 0% 2% 33%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1361.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Choline +478.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +120%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +10.3%
Contains more Water +50.6%
Contains more Other +196.3%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Equal in Carbs - 67.89
75% 23% 2%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 74.9 g
Water: 22.7 g
Other: 2.4 g
16% 68% 15%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 16.23 g
Carbs: 67.89 g
Water: 15.07 g
Other: 0.81 g
Contains more Carbs +10.3%
Contains more Water +50.6%
Contains more Other +196.3%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Equal in Carbs - 67.89

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sorghum syrup Icing Opinion
Net carbs 74.9g 67.89g Sorghum syrup
Fats 0g 16.23g Icing
Carbs 74.9g 67.89g Sorghum syrup
Calories 290kcal 418kcal Icing
Sugar 74.9g 63.1g Icing
Calcium 150mg 3mg Sorghum syrup
Iron 3.8mg 0.16mg Sorghum syrup
Magnesium 100mg 1mg Sorghum syrup
Phosphorus 56mg 18mg Sorghum syrup
Potassium 1000mg 34mg Sorghum syrup
Sodium 8mg 184mg Sorghum syrup
Zinc 0.41mg 0.07mg Sorghum syrup
Copper 0.13mg 0mg Sorghum syrup
Manganese 1.53mg 0mg Sorghum syrup
Selenium 1.7µg 0.1µg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin E 0mg 1.53mg Icing
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.01mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B2 0.155mg 0.302mg Icing
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.22mg Icing
Vitamin B5 0.804mg 0.055mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B6 0.67mg 0mg Sorghum syrup
Folate 0µg 8µg Icing
Choline 13.3mg 2.3mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin K 0µg 13µg Icing
Saturated Fat 0g 2.974g Sorghum syrup
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 4.86g Icing
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 7.951g Icing

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sorghum syrup Icing
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
12%
Icing
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Sorghum syrup
4%
Icing

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup contains less Sodium (difference - 176mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.974g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Icing
Icing is lower in Sugar (difference - 11.8g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Icing - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169620/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.