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Sweet and sour vs. Cocktail sauce — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Sweet and sour and Cocktail sauce

  • Sweet and sour is higher in Manganese, however, Cocktail sauce is richer in Iron, Vitamin E , Fiber, and Potassium.
  • Sweet and sour's daily need coverage for Manganese is 27% higher.
  • Sweet and sour has less Sodium.

The food types used in this comparison are Sauce, sweet and sour, ready-to-serve and Sauce, cocktail, ready-to-serve.

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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 less Sodium -62.3%
Contains more Manganese +414.2%
Contains more Calcium +160%
Contains more Iron +295.2%
Contains more Magnesium +112.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +328.6%
Contains more Potassium +212.1%
Contains more Zinc +322.2%
Contains more Copper +40.5%
Contains more Selenium +450%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 8% 6% 3% 9% 49% 3% 27% 100% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 32% 13% 13% 28% 129% 11% 37% 20% 12%
Contains less Sodium -62.3%
Contains more Manganese +414.2%
Contains more Calcium +160%
Contains more Iron +295.2%
Contains more Magnesium +112.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +328.6%
Contains more Potassium +212.1%
Contains more Zinc +322.2%
Contains more Copper +40.5%
Contains more Selenium +450%

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 +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +3490%
Contains more Vitamin E +10700%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +147.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +338.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.9%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Choline +358.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2100%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 29% 12% 5% 4% 6% 13% 6% 0% 2% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 22% 22% 0% 39% 6% 11% 16% 5% 19% 13% 0% 6% 11%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +3490%
Contains more Vitamin E +10700%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +147.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +338.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.9%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Choline +358.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2100%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +35.4%
Contains more Protein +403.7%
Contains more Fats +5150%
Contains more Other +203.3%
Equal in Water - 65.67
38% 60%
Protein: 0.27 g
Fats: 0.02 g
Carbs: 38.22 g
Water: 60.27 g
Other: 1.22 g
28% 66% 4%
Protein: 1.36 g
Fats: 1.05 g
Carbs: 28.22 g
Water: 65.67 g
Other: 3.7 g
Contains more Carbs +35.4%
Contains more Protein +403.7%
Contains more Fats +5150%
Contains more Other +203.3%
Equal in Water - 65.67

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Sweet and sour Cocktail sauce
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sweet and sour Cocktail sauce Opinion
Net carbs 38.12g 26.42g Sweet and sour
Protein 0.27g 1.36g Cocktail sauce
Fats 0.02g 1.05g Cocktail sauce
Carbs 38.22g 28.22g Sweet and sour
Calories 150kcal 124kcal Sweet and sour
Sugar 18.75g 11.83g Cocktail sauce
Fiber 0.1g 1.8g Cocktail sauce
Calcium 10mg 26mg Cocktail sauce
Iron 0.21mg 0.83mg Cocktail sauce
Magnesium 8mg 17mg Cocktail sauce
Phosphorus 7mg 30mg Cocktail sauce
Potassium 99mg 309mg Cocktail sauce
Sodium 371mg 983mg Sweet and sour
Zinc 0.09mg 0.38mg Cocktail sauce
Copper 0.079mg 0.111mg Cocktail sauce
Manganese 0.761mg 0.148mg Sweet and sour
Selenium 0.4µg 2.2µg Cocktail sauce
Vitamin A 10IU 359IU Cocktail sauce
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 18µg Cocktail sauce
Vitamin E 0.01mg 1.08mg Cocktail sauce
Vitamin C 8.7mg 11.6mg Cocktail sauce
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.021mg Sweet and sour
Vitamin B2 0.019mg 0.047mg Cocktail sauce
Vitamin B3 0.187mg 0.82mg Cocktail sauce
Vitamin B5 0.093mg 0.068mg Sweet and sour
Vitamin B6 0.053mg 0.08mg Cocktail sauce
Folate 8µg 17µg Cocktail sauce
Choline 2.4mg 11mg Cocktail sauce
Vitamin K 0.2µg 4.4µg Cocktail sauce

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sweet and sour Cocktail sauce
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
6%
Sweet and sour
13%
Cocktail sauce
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Sweet and sour
30%
Cocktail sauce

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sweet and sour
Sweet and sour contains less Sodium (difference - 612mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cocktail sauce
Cocktail sauce is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.92g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cocktail sauce
Cocktail sauce is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cocktail sauce
Cocktail sauce is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cocktail sauce
Cocktail sauce is relatively richer in vitamins
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)
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. Sweet and sour - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174066/nutrients
  2. Cocktail sauce - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174067/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.