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Whisky vs Absinthe - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Whisky and Absinthe

    Food varieties used in this article are Alcoholic beverage, distilled, whiskey, 86 proof and Alcoholic beverage, distilled, all (gin, rum, vodka, whiskey) 100 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
    Contains less Sodium -100%
    Contains more Iron +100%
    Contains more Potassium +100%
    Contains more Copper +50%
    Contains more Zinc +100%
    Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
    Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1% 0% 1% 0% 5% 1% 2% 0%
    Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2% 0% 1% 0% 7% 2% 2% 1%
    Contains less Sodium -100%
    Contains more Iron +100%
    Contains more Potassium +100%
    Contains more Copper +50%
    Contains more Zinc +100%
    Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%

    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
    Whisky
    2
    :
    Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
    Contains more Vitamin B3 +284.6%
    Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
    Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
    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%
    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% 1% 0% 0% 0%
    Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
    Contains more Vitamin B3 +284.6%
    Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
    Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%

    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
    Whisky
    0
    Absinthe
    Mineral Summary Score
    1
    Whisky
    1
    Absinthe

    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%
    Whisky
    0%
    Absinthe
    Carbohydrates
    0%
    Whisky
    0%
    Absinthe
    Fats
    0%
    Whisky
    0%
    Absinthe

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

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    ok
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    Whisky Absinthe
    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?
    Absinthe
    Absinthe is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
    Which food is richer in minerals?
    Absinthe
    Absinthe is relatively richer in minerals
    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 vitamins?
    ?
    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 Whisky Absinthe Opinion
    Calories 250 295 Absinthe
    Protein 0 0
    Fats 0 0
    Vitamin C 0 0
    Net carbs 0.10000000149011612 0 Whisky
    Carbs 0.1 0 Whisky
    Cholesterol 0 0
    Vitamin D
    Iron 0.02 0.04 Absinthe
    Calcium 0 0
    Potassium 1 2 Absinthe
    Magnesium 0 0
    Sugar 0.1 Absinthe
    Fiber 0 0
    Copper 0.014 0.021 Absinthe
    Zinc 0.02 0.04 Absinthe
    Starch
    Phosphorus 3 4 Absinthe
    Sodium 0 1 Whisky
    Vitamin A 0 0
    Vitamin E
    Vitamin D
    Vitamin B1 0.008 0.006 Whisky
    Vitamin B2 0.001 0.004 Absinthe
    Vitamin B3 0.05 0.013 Whisky
    Vitamin B5 0 0
    Vitamin B6 0 0.001 Absinthe
    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 Absinthe
    Threonine 0 Absinthe
    Isoleucine 0 Absinthe
    Leucine 0 Absinthe
    Lysine 0 Absinthe
    Methionine 0 Absinthe
    Phenylalanine 0 Absinthe
    Valine 0 Absinthe
    Histidine 0 Absinthe
    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. Whisky - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174819/nutrients
    2. Absinthe - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173664/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.