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Baby ruth vs. Ice cream — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Baby ruth and Ice cream?

  • Baby ruth is richer in Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Magnesium, yet Ice cream is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, and Calcium.
  • Baby ruth's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 27% higher.
  • Baby ruth has 44 times more Manganese than Ice cream. Baby ruth has 0.351mg of Manganese, while Ice cream has 0.008mg.
  • Ice cream contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Candies, NESTLE, BABY RUTH Bar and Ice creams, vanilla 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +600%
Contains more Magnesium +207.1%
Contains more Potassium +25.1%
Contains more Copper +878.3%
Contains more Manganese +4287.5%
Contains more Selenium +38.9%
Contains more Calcium +172.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.7%
Contains less Sodium -65.2%
Equal in Zinc - 0.69
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 24% 31% 41% 22% 30% 20% 75% 46% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 39% 4% 10% 45% 18% 11% 19% 8% 2% 10%
Contains more Iron +600%
Contains more Magnesium +207.1%
Contains more Potassium +25.1%
Contains more Copper +878.3%
Contains more Manganese +4287.5%
Contains more Selenium +38.9%
Contains more Calcium +172.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.7%
Contains less Sodium -65.2%
Equal in Zinc - 0.69

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 E +210%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +978.4%
Contains more Folate +140%
Contains more Choline +34.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +550%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 19% 0% 0% 15% 28% 24% 20% 10% 9% 8% 20% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 26% 6% 6% 2% 11% 56% 3% 35% 12% 4% 49% 15% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +210%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +978.4%
Contains more Folate +140%
Contains more Choline +34.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +550%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +54.3%
Contains more Fats +96.4%
Contains more Carbs +174.6%
Contains more Other +34.4%
Contains more Water +772.7%
5% 22% 65% 7%
Protein: 5.4 g
Fats: 21.6 g
Carbs: 64.8 g
Water: 6.99 g
Other: 1.21 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 +54.3%
Contains more Fats +96.4%
Contains more Carbs +174.6%
Contains more Other +34.4%
Contains more Water +772.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +87.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +483.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.9%
60% 27% 13%
Saturated Fat: 12.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.557 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.638 g
66% 29% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.79 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.969 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.452 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +87.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +483.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Baby ruth Ice cream Opinion
Net carbs 62.8g 22.9g Baby ruth
Protein 5.4g 3.5g Baby ruth
Fats 21.6g 11g Baby ruth
Carbs 64.8g 23.6g Baby ruth
Calories 459kcal 207kcal Baby ruth
Sugar 54g 21.22g Ice cream
Fiber 2g 0.7g Baby ruth
Calcium 47mg 128mg Ice cream
Iron 0.63mg 0.09mg Baby ruth
Magnesium 43mg 14mg Baby ruth
Phosphorus 94mg 105mg Ice cream
Potassium 249mg 199mg Baby ruth
Sodium 230mg 80mg Ice cream
Zinc 0.72mg 0.69mg Baby ruth
Copper 0.225mg 0.023mg Baby ruth
Manganese 0.351mg 0.008mg Baby ruth
Selenium 2.5µg 1.8µg Baby ruth
Vitamin A 0IU 421IU Ice cream
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 118µg Ice cream
Vitamin E 0.93mg 0.3mg Baby ruth
Vitamin D 0IU 8IU Ice cream
Vitamin D 0µg 0.2µg Ice cream
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Ice cream
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.041mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B2 0.121mg 0.24mg Ice cream
Vitamin B3 1.251mg 0.116mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B5 0.333mg 0.581mg Ice cream
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.048mg Ice cream
Folate 12µg 5µg Baby ruth
Vitamin B12 0.06µg 0.39µg Ice cream
Choline 34.9mg 26mg Baby ruth
Vitamin K 2.3µg 0.3µg Baby ruth
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 0mg 44mg Baby ruth
Trans Fat 0.05g Ice cream
Saturated Fat 12.1g 6.79g Ice cream
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.003g Ice cream
Monounsaturated Fat 5.557g 2.969g Baby ruth
Polyunsaturated fat 2.638g 0.452g Baby ruth

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Baby ruth 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
12%
Baby ruth
17%
Ice cream
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
31%
Baby ruth
16%
Ice cream

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ice cream
Ice cream is lower in Sugar (difference - 32.78g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ice cream
Ice cream contains less Sodium (difference - 150mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ice cream
Ice cream is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.31g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 44mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Baby ruth - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167582/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.