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Sugar substitute vs Sesame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Sugar substitute and Sesame

  • Sugar substitute has less Copper, Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Fiber.
  • Sesame's daily need coverage for Copper is 453% more.
  • Sugar substitute has 52 times more Sodium than Sesame. Sugar substitute has 572mg of Sodium, while Sesame has 11mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Sweeteners, sugar substitute, granulated, brown and Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried.

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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 +10.9%
Contains more Iron +8993.8%
Contains more Magnesium +5750%
Contains more Phosphorus +7762.5%
Contains more Potassium +1100%
Contains less Sodium -98.1%
Contains more Zinc +19275%
Contains more Copper +58214.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 264% 6% 5% 4% 4% 75% 2% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Contains more Calcium +10.9%
Contains more Iron +8993.8%
Contains more Magnesium +5750%
Contains more Phosphorus +7762.5%
Contains more Potassium +1100%
Contains less Sodium -98.1%
Contains more Zinc +19275%
Contains more Copper +58214.3%

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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11
Sesame
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +5173.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1546.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5166.7%
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 1% 5% 0% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 73% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +5173.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1546.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5166.7%

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 Sesame
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sugar substitute Sesame Opinion
Net carbs 84.17g 11.65g Sugar substitute
Protein 2.06g 17.73g Sesame
Fats 0g 49.67g Sesame
Carbs 84.77g 23.45g Sugar substitute
Calories 347kcal 573kcal Sesame
Starch 3.52g g Sugar substitute
Fructose 0g g Sugar substitute
Sugar 4.03g 0.3g Sesame
Fiber 0.6g 11.8g Sesame
Calcium 879mg 975mg Sesame
Iron 0.16mg 14.55mg Sesame
Magnesium 6mg 351mg Sesame
Phosphorus 8mg 629mg Sesame
Potassium 39mg 468mg Sesame
Sodium 572mg 11mg Sesame
Zinc 0.04mg 7.75mg Sesame
Copper 0.007mg 4.082mg Sesame
Vitamin A IU 9IU Sesame
Vitamin E mg 0.25mg Sesame
Vitamin D IU 0IU Sesame
Vitamin D µg 0µg Sesame
Vitamin C mg 0mg Sesame
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.791mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.015mg 0.247mg Sesame
Vitamin B3 mg 4.515mg Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.08mg 0.05mg Sugar substitute
Vitamin B6 0.015mg 0.79mg Sesame
Folate µg 97µg Sesame
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Sesame
Vitamin K µg 0µg Sesame
Tryptophan mg 0.388mg Sesame
Threonine mg 0.736mg Sesame
Isoleucine mg 0.763mg Sesame
Leucine mg 1.358mg Sesame
Lysine mg 0.569mg Sesame
Methionine mg 0.586mg Sesame
Phenylalanine mg 0.94mg Sesame
Valine mg 0.99mg Sesame
Histidine mg 0.522mg Sesame
Cholesterol mg 0mg Sugar substitute
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat g 6.957g Sugar substitute
Monounsaturated Fat g 18.759g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat g 21.773g Sesame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sugar substitute Sesame
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
1
Sugar substitute
50
Sesame
Mineral Summary Score
45
Sugar substitute
372
Sesame

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
106%
Sesame
Carbohydrates
85%
Sugar substitute
23%
Sesame
Fats
0%
Sugar substitute
229%
Sesame

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.957g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is cheaper?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.73g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 561mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sesame
Sesame 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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.