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Whisky vs Wine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Whisky and Wine?

  • Whisky has less Manganese than Wine.

We used Alcoholic beverage, distilled, whiskey, 86 proof and Alcoholic beverage, wine, table, all 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Whisky
2
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6
Wine
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +1750%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +9800%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Zinc +550%
Contains more Phosphorus +566.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1% 0% 1% 0% 5% 1% 2% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 3% 9% 8% 3% 4% 9% 1%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +1750%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +9800%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Zinc +550%
Contains more Phosphorus +566.7%

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
Whisky
1
:
8
Wine
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +232%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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% 6% 4% 3% 13% 0% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +232%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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
2
Wine
Mineral Summary Score
1
Whisky
6
Wine

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%
Wine
Carbohydrates
0%
Whisky
3%
Wine
Fats
0%
Whisky
0%
Wine

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 Wine
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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Whisky Wine
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 is richer in minerals?
Wine
Wine is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Wine
Wine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Whisky
Whisky is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Whisky
Whisky contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Whisky
Whisky is cheaper (difference - $1)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Whisky Wine Opinion
Calories 250 83 Whisky
Protein 0 0.07 Wine
Fats 0 0
Vitamin C 0 0
Net carbs 0.10000000149011612 2.7200000286102295 Wine
Carbs 0.1 2.72 Wine
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Wine
Iron 0.02 0.37 Wine
Calcium 0 8 Wine
Potassium 1 99 Wine
Magnesium 0 11 Wine
Sugar 0.1 0.79 Whisky
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.014 0.007 Whisky
Zinc 0.02 0.13 Wine
Starch
Phosphorus 3 20 Wine
Sodium 0 5 Whisky
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0 Wine
Vitamin D 0 Wine
Vitamin B1 0.008 0.005 Whisky
Vitamin B2 0.001 0.023 Wine
Vitamin B3 0.05 0.166 Wine
Vitamin B5 0 0.037 Wine
Vitamin B6 0 0.054 Wine
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Wine
Folate 0 1 Wine
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0 0
Monounsaturated Fat 0 0
Polyunsaturated fat 0 0
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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. Wine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173185/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.