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Sugar substitute vs. Milk — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Sugar substitute and Milk

  • Sugar substitute has more Calcium, while Milk has more Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5.
  • Sugar substitute's daily need coverage for Calcium is 75% higher.
  • The amount of Sodium in Milk is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Sweeteners, sugar substitute, granulated, brown and Milk, lowfat, fluid, 1% milkfat, with added vitamin A and vitamin D.

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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 +603.2%
Contains more Iron +433.3%
Contains more Manganese +633.3%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1087.5%
Contains more Potassium +284.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Zinc +950%
Contains more Copper +42.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 264% 6% 5% 4% 4% 75% 2% 3% 3% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 38% 2% 8% 41% 14% 6% 12% 4% 1% 18%
Contains more Calcium +603.2%
Contains more Iron +433.3%
Contains more Manganese +633.3%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1087.5%
Contains more Potassium +284.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Zinc +950%
Contains more Copper +42.9%

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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Milk
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +351.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.7%
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% 4% 4% 0% 5% 4% 0% 0% 0% 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 12% 1% 36% 0% 5% 43% 2% 22% 9% 4% 59% 10% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +351.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +1598.8%
Contains more Other +437.3%
Contains more Protein +63.6%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +883.8%
2% 85% 9% 4%
Protein: 2.06 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 84.77 g
Water: 9.14 g
Other: 4.03 g
3% 5% 90%
Protein: 3.37 g
Fats: 0.97 g
Carbs: 4.99 g
Water: 89.92 g
Other: 0.75 g
Contains more Carbs +1598.8%
Contains more Other +437.3%
Contains more Protein +63.6%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +883.8%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Lactose +∞%
47% 14% 39%
Starch: 3.52 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 1.09 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 2.94 g
Galactose: 0 g
100%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 0 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 5.2 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Lactose +∞%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sugar substitute Milk Opinion
Net carbs 84.17g 4.99g Sugar substitute
Protein 2.06g 3.37g Milk
Fats 0g 0.97g Milk
Carbs 84.77g 4.99g Sugar substitute
Calories 347kcal 42kcal Sugar substitute
Starch 3.52g Sugar substitute
Sugar 4.03g 5.2g Sugar substitute
Fiber 0.6g 0g Sugar substitute
Calcium 879mg 125mg Sugar substitute
Iron 0.16mg 0.03mg Sugar substitute
Magnesium 6mg 11mg Milk
Phosphorus 8mg 95mg Milk
Potassium 39mg 150mg Milk
Sodium 572mg 44mg Milk
Zinc 0.04mg 0.42mg Milk
Copper 0.007mg 0.01mg Milk
Manganese 0.022mg 0.003mg Sugar substitute
Selenium 3.3µg Milk
Vitamin A 196IU Milk
Vitamin A RAE 58µg Milk
Vitamin E 0.01mg Milk
Vitamin D 48IU Milk
Vitamin D 1.2µg Milk
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.02mg Milk
Vitamin B2 0.015mg 0.185mg Milk
Vitamin B3 0.093mg Milk
Vitamin B5 0.08mg 0.361mg Milk
Vitamin B6 0.015mg 0.037mg Milk
Folate 5µg Milk
Vitamin B12 0.47µg Milk
Choline 17.7mg Milk
Vitamin K 0.1µg Milk
Tryptophan 0.043mg Milk
Threonine 0.143mg Milk
Isoleucine 0.174mg Milk
Leucine 0.319mg Milk
Lysine 0.282mg Milk
Methionine 0.088mg Milk
Phenylalanine 0.174mg Milk
Valine 0.22mg Milk
Histidine 0.101mg Milk
Cholesterol 5mg Sugar substitute
Saturated Fat 0.633g Sugar substitute
Monounsaturated Fat 0.277g Milk
Polyunsaturated fat 0.035g Milk
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.027g Milk
Omega-3 - ALA 0.004g Milk

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sugar substitute Milk
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
1%
Sugar substitute
15%
Milk
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Sugar substitute
14%
Milk

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.17g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.633g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Milk
Milk contains less Sodium (difference - 528mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Milk
Milk is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Milk
Milk is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Sugar substitute - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170675/nutrients
  2. Milk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170872/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.