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Sorghum syrup vs. Jelly bean — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Sorghum syrup and Jelly bean

  • Jelly bean has less Manganese, Vitamin B6, Iron, Potassium, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, Calcium, Copper, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1 than Sorghum syrup.
  • Sorghum syrup covers your daily need of Manganese 65% more than Jelly bean.
  • Sorghum syrup has 168 times more Vitamin B6 than Jelly bean. While Sorghum syrup has 0.67mg of Vitamin B6, Jelly bean has only 0.004mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Syrups, sorghum and Candies, jellybeans.

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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 +2823.1%
Contains more Magnesium +4900%
Contains more Phosphorus +1300%
Contains more Potassium +2602.7%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Contains more Zinc +720%
Contains more Copper +364.3%
Contains more Manganese +4271.4%
Contains more Selenium +54.5%
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% 5% 2% 2% 4% 7% 2% 10% 5% 6%
Contains more Calcium +4900%
Contains more Iron +2823.1%
Contains more Magnesium +4900%
Contains more Phosphorus +1300%
Contains more Potassium +2602.7%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Contains more Zinc +720%
Contains more Copper +364.3%
Contains more Manganese +4271.4%
Contains more Selenium +54.5%

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 +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1309.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +8833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16650%
Contains more Choline +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 1% 3% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1309.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +8833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16650%
Contains more Choline +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +260.3%
Contains more Other +2300%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +24.9%
75% 23% 2%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 74.9 g
Water: 22.7 g
Other: 2.4 g
94% 6%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0.05 g
Carbs: 93.55 g
Water: 6.3 g
Other: 0.1 g
Contains more Water +260.3%
Contains more Other +2300%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +24.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sorghum syrup Jelly bean Opinion
Net carbs 74.9g 93.35g Jelly bean
Fats 0g 0.05g Jelly bean
Carbs 74.9g 93.55g Jelly bean
Calories 290kcal 375kcal Jelly bean
Sugar 74.9g 70g Jelly bean
Fiber 0g 0.2g Jelly bean
Calcium 150mg 3mg Sorghum syrup
Iron 3.8mg 0.13mg Sorghum syrup
Magnesium 100mg 2mg Sorghum syrup
Phosphorus 56mg 4mg Sorghum syrup
Potassium 1000mg 37mg Sorghum syrup
Sodium 8mg 50mg Sorghum syrup
Zinc 0.41mg 0.05mg Sorghum syrup
Copper 0.13mg 0.028mg Sorghum syrup
Manganese 1.53mg 0.035mg Sorghum syrup
Selenium 1.7µg 1.1µg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.004mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B2 0.155mg 0.011mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.008mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B5 0.804mg 0.009mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B6 0.67mg 0.004mg Sorghum syrup
Choline 13.3mg 0mg Sorghum syrup

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sorghum syrup Jelly bean
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
0%
Jelly bean
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Sorghum syrup
4%
Jelly bean

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup contains less Sodium (difference - 42mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in glycemic index (difference - 80)
Which food is cheaper?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is cheaper (difference - $2)
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?
Jelly bean
Jelly bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.9g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0 g)

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. Jelly bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167991/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.