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Wine vs Whisky - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Wine and Whisky?

  • Whisky has less Manganese than Wine.
  • Wine has 99 times more Potassium than Whisky. Wine has 99mg of Potassium, while Whisky has 1mg.

We used Alcoholic beverage, wine, table, all and Alcoholic beverage, distilled, whiskey, 86 proof 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
Wine
6
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2
Whisky
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +1750%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +566.7%
Contains more Potassium +9800%
Contains more Zinc +550%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 14% 8% 9% 9% 1% 4% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 1% 0% 2% 1% 0% 1% 5%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +1750%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +566.7%
Contains more Potassium +9800%
Contains more Zinc +550%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 6% 4% 3% 13% 1% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +232%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%

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.
Wine Whisky
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Wine Whisky Opinion
Net carbs 2.72g 0.1g Wine
Protein 0.07g 0g Wine
Fats 0g 0g
Carbs 2.72g 0.1g Wine
Calories 83kcal 250kcal Whisky
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.79g 0.1g Whisky
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 0mg Wine
Iron 0.37mg 0.02mg Wine
Magnesium 11mg 0mg Wine
Phosphorus 20mg 3mg Wine
Potassium 99mg 1mg Wine
Sodium 5mg 0mg Whisky
Zinc 0.13mg 0.02mg Wine
Copper 0.007mg 0.014mg Whisky
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0mg mg Wine
Vitamin D 0IU IU Wine
Vitamin D 0µg µg Wine
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.005mg 0.008mg Whisky
Vitamin B2 0.023mg 0.001mg Wine
Vitamin B3 0.166mg 0.05mg Wine
Vitamin B5 0.037mg 0mg Wine
Vitamin B6 0.054mg 0mg Wine
Folate 1µg 0µg Wine
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Wine
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 0g
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 0g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Wine Whisky
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
2
Wine
0
Whisky
Mineral Summary Score
6
Wine
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%
Wine
0%
Whisky
Carbohydrates
3%
Wine
0%
Whisky
Fats
0%
Wine
0%
Whisky

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?
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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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. 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

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.