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Maple syrup vs. Fruit preserves — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Maple syrup and Fruit preserves

  • Maple syrup has more Manganese, Vitamin B2, Zinc, and Calcium, however, Fruit preserves are richer in Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Maple syrup covers your daily Manganese needs 125% more than Fruit preserves.
  • Fruit preserves have 25 times less Zinc than Maple syrup. Maple syrup has 1.47mg of Zinc, while Fruit preserves have 0.06mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Syrups, maple and Jams and preserves.

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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 +410%
Contains more Magnesium +425%
Contains more Potassium +175.3%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Zinc +2350%
Contains more Manganese +7170%
Contains more Iron +345.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +850%
Contains more Copper +455.6%
Contains more Selenium +233.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 31% 5% 15% 1% 19% 2% 41% 6% 380% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 19% 3% 9% 7% 5% 2% 34% 6% 11%
Contains more Calcium +410%
Contains more Magnesium +425%
Contains more Potassium +175.3%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Zinc +2350%
Contains more Manganese +7170%
Contains more Iron +345.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +850%
Contains more Copper +455.6%
Contains more Selenium +233.3%

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 +312.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1571.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +900%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +537.5%
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% 17% 294% 2% 3% 1% 0% 0% 1% 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% 3% 0% 30% 4% 18% 1% 2% 5% 9% 0% 6% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +312.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1571.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +900%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +537.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +104.3%
Contains more Protein +825%
Contains more Fats +16.7%
Equal in Carbs - 68.86
Equal in Water - 30.47
67% 32%
Protein: 0.04 g
Fats: 0.06 g
Carbs: 67.04 g
Water: 32.39 g
Other: 0.47 g
69% 30%
Protein: 0.37 g
Fats: 0.07 g
Carbs: 68.86 g
Water: 30.47 g
Other: 0.23 g
Contains more Other +104.3%
Contains more Protein +825%
Contains more Fats +16.7%
Equal in Carbs - 68.86
Equal in Water - 30.47

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -30%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +245.5%
20% 31% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.007 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.017 g
21% 79%
Saturated Fat: 0.01 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.038 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -30%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +245.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Maple syrup Fruit preserves Opinion
Net carbs 67.04g 67.76g Fruit preserves
Protein 0.04g 0.37g Fruit preserves
Fats 0.06g 0.07g Fruit preserves
Carbs 67.04g 68.86g Fruit preserves
Calories 260kcal 278kcal Fruit preserves
Fructose 0.52g Maple syrup
Sugar 60.46g 48.5g Fruit preserves
Fiber 0g 1.1g Fruit preserves
Calcium 102mg 20mg Maple syrup
Iron 0.11mg 0.49mg Fruit preserves
Magnesium 21mg 4mg Maple syrup
Phosphorus 2mg 19mg Fruit preserves
Potassium 212mg 77mg Maple syrup
Sodium 12mg 32mg Maple syrup
Zinc 1.47mg 0.06mg Maple syrup
Copper 0.018mg 0.1mg Fruit preserves
Manganese 2.908mg 0.04mg Maple syrup
Selenium 0.6µg 2µg Fruit preserves
Vitamin E 0mg 0.12mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin C 0mg 8.8mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.016mg Maple syrup
Vitamin B2 1.27mg 0.076mg Maple syrup
Vitamin B3 0.081mg 0.036mg Maple syrup
Vitamin B5 0.036mg 0.02mg Maple syrup
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.02mg Fruit preserves
Folate 0µg 11µg Fruit preserves
Choline 1.6mg 10.2mg Fruit preserves
Tryptophan 0.008mg Fruit preserves
Threonine 0.023mg Fruit preserves
Isoleucine 0.017mg Fruit preserves
Leucine 0.037mg Fruit preserves
Lysine 0.03mg Fruit preserves
Methionine 0.001mg Fruit preserves
Phenylalanine 0.021mg Fruit preserves
Valine 0.021mg Fruit preserves
Histidine 0.014mg Fruit preserves
Saturated Fat 0.007g 0.01g Maple syrup
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.038g Fruit preserves
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017g 0g Maple syrup

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Maple syrup Fruit preserves
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
24%
Maple syrup
6%
Fruit preserves
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
50%
Maple syrup
10%
Fruit preserves

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Maple syrup
Maple syrup contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maple syrup
Maple syrup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fruit preserves
Fruit preserves is lower in Sugar (difference - 11.96g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fruit preserves
Fruit preserves is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit preserves
Fruit preserves is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Maple syrup - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169661/nutrients
  2. Fruit preserves - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169641/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.