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Wine vs Whisky - 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
Wine
6
:
2
Whisky
Contains more Iron +1750%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +9800%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Zinc +550%
Contains more Phosphorus +566.7%
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%
Contains more Copper +100%
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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Wine
8
:
1
Whisky
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +232%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate, total +∞%
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, total +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%

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
1
Wine
0
Whisky
Mineral Summary Score
4
Wine
0
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 the food
Protein
0%
Wine
0%
Whisky
Carbohydrates
3%
Wine
0%
Whisky
Fats
0%
Wine
0%
Whisky

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Wine 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 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 contains less Sugars?
Whisky
Whisky contains less Sugars (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 (15)

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 Wine Whisky Opinion
Calories 83 250 Whisky
Protein 0.07 0 Wine
Fats 0 0
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 2.72 0.1 Wine
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Wine
Iron 0.37 0.02 Wine
Calcium 8 0 Wine
Potassium 99 1 Wine
Magnesium 11 0 Wine
Sugars 0.79 0.1 Wine
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.007 0.014 Whisky
Zinc 0.13 0.02 Wine
Starch
Phosphorus 20 3 Wine
Sodium 5 0 Whisky
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0 Wine
Vitamin D 0 Wine
Vitamin B1 0.005 0.008 Whisky
Vitamin B2 0.023 0.001 Wine
Vitamin B3 0.166 0.05 Wine
Vitamin B5 0.037 0 Wine
Vitamin B6 0.054 0 Wine
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Wine
Folate, total 1 0 Wine
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Wine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173185/nutrients
  2. Whisky - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174819/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.