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Sugar substitute vs Sardine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Sugar substitute and Sardine?

  • Sugar substitute is higher in Calcium, however Sardine is richer in Phosphorus, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Vitamin B5, and Potassium.
  • Sardine's daily need coverage for Phosphorus is 69% more.
  • Sardine contains 2 times less Calcium than Sugar substitute. Sugar substitute contains 879mg of Calcium, while Sardine contains 382mg.
  • Sardine has less Sodium.

We used Sweeteners, sugar substitute, granulated, brown and Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone types 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +130.1%
Contains more Iron +1725%
Contains more Magnesium +550%
Contains more Phosphorus +6025%
Contains more Potassium +917.9%
Contains less Sodium -46.3%
Contains more Zinc +3175%
Contains more Copper +2557.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 264% 6% 5% 4% 4% 75% 2% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 110% 28% 210% 36% 41% 36% 62%
Contains more Calcium +130.1%
Contains more Iron +1725%
Contains more Magnesium +550%
Contains more Phosphorus +6025%
Contains more Potassium +917.9%
Contains less Sodium -46.3%
Contains more Zinc +3175%
Contains more Copper +2557.1%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Sardine
Contains more Vitamin B1 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1413.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +702.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1013.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 4% 0% 5% 4% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 41% 144% 0% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 8% 1118% 7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1413.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +702.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1013.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Sugar substitute Sardine
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sugar substitute Sardine Opinion
Net carbs 84.17g 0g Sugar substitute
Protein 2.06g 24.62g Sardine
Fats 0g 11.45g Sardine
Carbs 84.77g 0g Sugar substitute
Calories 347kcal 208kcal Sugar substitute
Starch 3.52g g Sugar substitute
Fructose 0g g Sugar substitute
Sugar 4.03g 0g Sardine
Fiber 0.6g 0g Sugar substitute
Calcium 879mg 382mg Sugar substitute
Iron 0.16mg 2.92mg Sardine
Magnesium 6mg 39mg Sardine
Phosphorus 8mg 490mg Sardine
Potassium 39mg 397mg Sardine
Sodium 572mg 307mg Sardine
Zinc 0.04mg 1.31mg Sardine
Copper 0.007mg 0.186mg Sardine
Vitamin A IU 108IU Sardine
Vitamin E mg 2.04mg Sardine
Vitamin D IU 193IU Sardine
Vitamin D µg 4.8µg Sardine
Vitamin C mg 0mg Sardine
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.08mg Sardine
Vitamin B2 0.015mg 0.227mg Sardine
Vitamin B3 mg 5.245mg Sardine
Vitamin B5 0.08mg 0.642mg Sardine
Vitamin B6 0.015mg 0.167mg Sardine
Folate µg 10µg Sardine
Vitamin B12 µg 8.94µg Sardine
Vitamin K µg 2.6µg Sardine
Tryptophan mg 0.276mg Sardine
Threonine mg 1.079mg Sardine
Isoleucine mg 1.134mg Sardine
Leucine mg 2.001mg Sardine
Lysine mg 2.26mg Sardine
Methionine mg 0.729mg Sardine
Phenylalanine mg 0.961mg Sardine
Valine mg 1.268mg Sardine
Histidine mg 0.725mg Sardine
Cholesterol mg 142mg Sugar substitute
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat g 1.528g Sugar substitute
Monounsaturated Fat g 3.869g Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat g 5.148g Sardine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sugar substitute Sardine
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
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Sugar substitute
131
Sardine
Mineral Summary Score
45
Sugar substitute
79
Sardine

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
12%
Sugar substitute
148%
Sardine
Carbohydrates
85%
Sugar substitute
0%
Sardine
Fats
0%
Sugar substitute
53%
Sardine

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 142mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.528g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.03g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sardine
Sardine contains less Sodium (difference - 265mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in vitamins

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Sugar substitute - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170675/nutrients
  2. Sardine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175139/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.