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Vodka vs Whisky - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Vodka and Whisky

    These are the specific foods used in this comparison Alcoholic beverage, distilled, vodka, 80 proof and Alcoholic beverage, distilled, whiskey, 86 proof.

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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
    Vodka
    1
    :
    4
    Whisky
    Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
    Contains more Iron +100%
    Contains more Copper +40%
    Contains more Zinc +∞%
    Contains less Sodium -100%
    Equal in Potassium - 1
    Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1% 0% 1% 0% 4% 0% 3% 1%
    Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1% 0% 1% 0% 5% 1% 2% 0%
    Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
    Contains more Iron +100%
    Contains more Copper +40%
    Contains more Zinc +∞%
    Contains less Sodium -100%
    Equal in Potassium - 1

    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
    Vodka
    1
    :
    2
    Whisky
    Contains more Vitamin B2 +600%
    Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
    Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
    Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
    Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
    Contains more Vitamin B2 +600%
    Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
    Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%

    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
    0
    Vodka
    0
    Whisky
    Mineral Summary Score
    1
    Vodka
    1
    Whisky

    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
    0%
    Vodka
    0%
    Whisky
    Carbohydrates
    0%
    Vodka
    0%
    Whisky
    Fats
    0%
    Vodka
    0%
    Whisky

    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.
    Vodka Whisky
    Lower in Sodium ok
    Lower in Sugar ok
    Lower in Cholesterol Equal
    Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
    Lower in glycemic index Equal
    Lower in price Equal
    Rich in minerals Equal
    Rich in vitamins Equal

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    Vodka Whisky
    Low Calories diet ok
    Low Fats diet Equal
    Low Carbs diet ok
    Low glycemic index diet Equal

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    Comparison summary

    Which food contains less Sodium?
    Whisky
    Whisky contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
    Which food is lower in Sugar?
    Vodka
    Vodka is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
    Which food contains less Cholesterol?
    ?
    The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
    Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
    ?
    The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0 g)
    Which food is lower in glycemic index?
    ?
    The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
    Which food is cheaper?
    ?
    The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
    Which food is richer in minerals?
    ?
    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.

    All nutrients comparison - raw data values

    Nutrient Vodka Whisky Opinion
    Calories 231 250 Whisky
    Protein 0 0
    Fats 0 0
    Vitamin C 0 0
    Net carbs 0 0.10000000149011612 Whisky
    Carbs 0 0.1 Whisky
    Cholesterol 0 0
    Vitamin D
    Iron 0.01 0.02 Whisky
    Calcium 0 0
    Potassium 1 1
    Magnesium 0 0
    Sugar 0 0.1 Vodka
    Fiber 0 0
    Copper 0.01 0.014 Whisky
    Zinc 0 0.02 Whisky
    Starch
    Phosphorus 5 3 Vodka
    Sodium 1 0 Whisky
    Vitamin A 0 0
    Vitamin E
    Vitamin D
    Vitamin B1 0.005 0.008 Whisky
    Vitamin B2 0.007 0.001 Vodka
    Vitamin B3 0 0.05 Whisky
    Vitamin B5 0 0
    Vitamin B6 0 0
    Vitamin B12 0 0
    Vitamin K
    Folate 0 0
    Trans Fat 0 0
    Saturated Fat 0 0
    Monounsaturated Fat 0 0
    Polyunsaturated fat 0 0
    Tryptophan 0 Vodka
    Threonine 0 Vodka
    Isoleucine 0 Vodka
    Leucine 0 Vodka
    Lysine 0 Vodka
    Methionine 0 Vodka
    Phenylalanine 0 Vodka
    Valine 0 Vodka
    Histidine 0 Vodka
    Fructose

    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. Vodka - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174818/nutrients
    2. Whisky - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174819/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.