Dates vs Sugar: All Nutritional Differences
Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?
Less Calories in Dates
At first glance, you can see that in dates is less calories than in sugar.
Dates has 277 kcal per 100g and sugar 387 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 40%.
In dates and in sugar most calories came from carbs.
See tables below to compare dates with sugar in details.
Dates And Sugar Nutrition Difference
Sugar vs Dates: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison
|Carbohydrates||74.97 g||99.98 g|
|Calcium||64 mg||1 mg|
|Iron||0.9 mg||0.05 mg|
|Potassium||696 mg||2 mg|
|Sodium||1 mg||1 mg|
|Zink||0.44 mg||0.01 mg|
|Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)||0.06 mg||0.019 mg|
Less carbohydrates in dates
In dates is less carbohydrates than in sugar.
There is 99.98g/100g of carbohydrates in sugar and 74.97g/100g in dates so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 33%.
- Carbohydrates74.97 g
100g | ounce | single piece | handfull | cup | half cup
- 97% CARBS.
- 2% PROTEIN
- 0% FAT
- Carbohydrates99.98 g
100g | ounce | tablespoon | teaspoon | glass | cup | half cup | packet
- 100% CARBS
- 0% PROTEIN
- 0% FAT
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