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Almond joy vs. Ice cream — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Almond joy and Ice cream

  • Almond joy has more Fiber, Iron, Polyunsaturated fat, and Monounsaturated Fat, however, Ice cream is richer in Calcium.
  • Almond joy covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 54% more than Ice cream.
  • Ice cream has 14 times less Iron than Almond joy. Almond joy has 1.27mg of Iron, while Ice cream has 0.09mg.
  • Ice cream contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Candies, ALMOND JOY Candy Bar and Ice creams, vanilla.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +1311.1%
Contains more Potassium +27.6%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains less Sodium -43.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 105
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 48% 0% 48% 22% 19% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 38% 3.4% 10% 45% 18% 10% 19% 7.7% 1% 9.8%
Contains more Iron +1311.1%
Contains more Potassium +27.6%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains less Sodium -43.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 105

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin C +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +902.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2.5% 0% 0% 2.3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 25% 6% 6% 2% 10% 55% 2.2% 35% 11% 3.8% 49% 14% 0.75%
Contains more Vitamin C +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +902.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +18%
Contains more Fats +144.8%
Contains more Carbs +152.2%
Contains more Other +36.7%
Contains more Water +643.9%
4% 27% 60% 8%
Protein: 4.13 g
Fats: 26.93 g
Carbs: 59.51 g
Water: 8.2 g
Other: 1.23 g
4% 11% 24% 61%
Protein: 3.5 g
Fats: 11 g
Carbs: 23.6 g
Water: 61 g
Other: 0.9 g
Contains more Protein +18%
Contains more Fats +144.8%
Contains more Carbs +152.2%
Contains more Other +36.7%
Contains more Water +643.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +77.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +161.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.4%
73% 22% 5%
Saturated Fat: 17.59 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.26 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.18 g
66% 29% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.79 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.969 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.452 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +77.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +161.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Almond joy Ice cream
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Almond joy Ice cream Opinion
Net carbs 54.51g 22.9g Almond joy
Protein 4.13g 3.5g Almond joy
Fats 26.93g 11g Almond joy
Carbs 59.51g 23.6g Almond joy
Calories 479kcal 207kcal Almond joy
Sugar 48.34g 21.22g Ice cream
Fiber 5g 0.7g Almond joy
Calcium 64mg 128mg Ice cream
Iron 1.27mg 0.09mg Almond joy
Magnesium 14mg Ice cream
Phosphorus 112mg 105mg Almond joy
Potassium 254mg 199mg Almond joy
Sodium 142mg 80mg Ice cream
Zinc 0.69mg Ice cream
Copper 0.023mg Ice cream
Manganese 0.008mg Ice cream
Selenium 1.8µg Ice cream
Vitamin A 42IU 421IU Ice cream
Vitamin A RAE 118µg Ice cream
Vitamin E 0.3mg Ice cream
Vitamin D 8IU Ice cream
Vitamin D 0.2µg Ice cream
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0.6mg Almond joy
Vitamin B1 0.041mg Ice cream
Vitamin B2 0.24mg Ice cream
Vitamin B3 0.116mg Ice cream
Vitamin B5 0.581mg Ice cream
Vitamin B6 0.048mg Ice cream
Folate 5µg Ice cream
Vitamin B12 0.39µg Ice cream
Choline 26mg Ice cream
Vitamin K 0.3µg Ice cream
Tryptophan 0.045mg Ice cream
Threonine 0.146mg Ice cream
Isoleucine 0.195mg Ice cream
Leucine 0.316mg Ice cream
Lysine 0.258mg Ice cream
Methionine 0.081mg Ice cream
Phenylalanine 0.157mg Ice cream
Valine 0.217mg Ice cream
Histidine 0.088mg Ice cream
Cholesterol 4mg 44mg Almond joy
Saturated Fat 17.59g 6.79g Ice cream
Omega-3 - EPA 0.003g Ice cream
Monounsaturated Fat 5.26g 2.969g Almond joy
Polyunsaturated fat 1.18g 0.452g Almond joy

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Almond joy Ice cream
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
0%
Almond joy
17%
Ice cream
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
16%
Almond joy
16%
Ice cream

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ice cream
Ice cream is lower in Sugar (difference - 27.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ice cream
Ice cream contains less Sodium (difference - 62mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ice cream
Ice cream is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.8g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ice cream
Ice cream is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Almond joy
Almond joy is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond joy
Almond joy is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Almond joy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167562/nutrients
  2. Ice cream - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167575/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.