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Tonic water vs Ginger ale - In-Depth Nutrition 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Iron +1700%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Iron +1700%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%

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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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
0
Tonic water
0
Ginger ale
Mineral Summary Score
1
Tonic water
1
Ginger ale

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 the food
Protein
0%
Tonic water
0%
Ginger ale
Carbohydrates
9%
Tonic water
9%
Ginger ale
Fats
0%
Tonic water
0%
Ginger ale

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Tonic water Ginger ale
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Tonic water Ginger ale
Low Calories diet Equal
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Tonic water
Tonic water contains less Sugars (difference - 0.1g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tonic water
Tonic water is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
Which food is cheaper?
Tonic water
Tonic water is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger ale
Ginger ale contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ginger ale
Ginger ale is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0 g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Tonic water Ginger ale Opinion
Calories 34 34
Protein 0 0
Fats 0 0
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 8.8 8.76 Tonic water
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.01 0.18 Ginger ale
Calcium 1 3 Ginger ale
Potassium 0 1 Ginger ale
Magnesium 0 1 Ginger ale
Sugars 8.8 8.9 Ginger ale
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.006 0.018 Ginger ale
Zinc 0.1 0.05 Tonic water
Starch
Phosphorus 0 0
Sodium 12 7 Ginger ale
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0 0
Vitamin B2 0 0
Vitamin B3 0 0
Vitamin B5 0 0
Vitamin B6 0 0
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0 0
Monounsaturated Fat 0 0
Polyunsaturated fat 0 0
Tryptophan 0 Tonic water
Threonine 0 Tonic water
Isoleucine 0 Tonic water
Leucine 0 Tonic water
Lysine 0 Tonic water
Methionine 0 Tonic water
Phenylalanine 0 Tonic water
Valine 0 Tonic water
Histidine 0 Tonic water
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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