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Tapioca vs. Aspartame — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Tapioca and Aspartame?

  • Tapioca has more Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin A RAE than Aspartame.
  • Tapioca's daily need coverage for Phosphorus is 12% higher.
  • Aspartame is lower in Sodium.

We used Puddings, tapioca, dry mix, prepared with 2% milk and Sweeteners, tabletop, aspartame, EQUAL, packets types in this comparison.

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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 +∞%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +3225%
Contains more Zinc +3400%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 32% 2.3% 8.6% 35% 12% 16% 9.5% 4% 0.91% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 1.5% 0% 0% 0.35% 0% 0.27% 0% 0% 2.7%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +3225%
Contains more Zinc +3400%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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.
Tapioca
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9.6% 0% 27% 2.3% 7.5% 33% 1.4% 17% 7.6% 3% 31% 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 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +32.7%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +757.3%
Contains more Other +∞%
Contains more Carbs +355.4%
3% 2% 20% 75%
Protein: 2.88 g
Fats: 1.67 g
Carbs: 19.56 g
Water: 75.01 g
Other: 0.88 g
2% 89% 9%
Protein: 2.17 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 89.08 g
Water: 8.75 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Protein +32.7%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +757.3%
Contains more Other +∞%
Contains more Carbs +355.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tapioca Aspartame Opinion
Net carbs 19.56g 89.08g Aspartame
Protein 2.88g 2.17g Tapioca
Fats 1.67g 0g Tapioca
Carbs 19.56g 89.08g Aspartame
Calories 105kcal 365kcal Aspartame
Starch 8.36g Aspartame
Sugar 80.7g Tapioca
Calcium 105mg 0mg Tapioca
Iron 0.06mg 0.04mg Tapioca
Magnesium 12mg 0mg Tapioca
Phosphorus 82mg 0mg Tapioca
Potassium 133mg 4mg Tapioca
Sodium 121mg 0mg Aspartame
Zinc 0.35mg 0.01mg Tapioca
Copper 0.012mg 0mg Tapioca
Manganese 0.007mg 0mg Tapioca
Selenium 2µg 0.5µg Tapioca
Vitamin A 160IU 0IU Tapioca
Vitamin A RAE 47µg 0µg Tapioca
Vitamin D 34IU 0IU Tapioca
Vitamin D 0.9µg 0µg Tapioca
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0mg Tapioca
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0mg Tapioca
Vitamin B2 0.143mg 0mg Tapioca
Vitamin B3 0.075mg 0mg Tapioca
Vitamin B5 0.277mg 0mg Tapioca
Vitamin B6 0.033mg 0mg Tapioca
Folate 4µg 0µg Tapioca
Vitamin B12 0.25µg 0µg Tapioca
Tryptophan 0.041mg 0mg Tapioca
Threonine 0.13mg 0mg Tapioca
Isoleucine 0.173mg 0mg Tapioca
Leucine 0.282mg 0mg Tapioca
Lysine 0.228mg 0mg Tapioca
Methionine 0.073mg 0mg Tapioca
Phenylalanine 0.139mg 1.186mg Aspartame
Valine 0.192mg 0mg Tapioca
Histidine 0.078mg 0mg Tapioca
Cholesterol 6mg 0mg Aspartame
Saturated Fat 0.991g 0g Aspartame
Monounsaturated Fat 0.452g 0g Tapioca
Polyunsaturated fat 0.061g 0g Tapioca

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tapioca Aspartame
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
11%
Tapioca
0%
Aspartame
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Tapioca
0%
Aspartame

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tapioca
Tapioca is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tapioca
Tapioca is lower in Sugar (difference - 80.7g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tapioca
Tapioca is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Aspartame
Aspartame contains less Sodium (difference - 121mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Aspartame
Aspartame is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Aspartame
Aspartame is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.991g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Aspartame
Aspartame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 78)
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. Tapioca - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169612/nutrients
  2. Aspartame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169657/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.