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Chocolate ice cream vs. Frozen yogurt — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Chocolate ice cream and Frozen yogurt?

  • Chocolate ice cream is richer than Frozen yogurt in Copper, Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, and Iron.
  • Chocolate ice cream's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 22% more.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Frozen yogurt is lower.

We used Ice creams, chocolate and Frozen yogurts, flavors other than chocolate types in this article.

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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 +102.2%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.2%
Contains more Potassium +59.6%
Contains more Zinc +107.1%
Contains more Copper +1400%
Contains more Selenium +31.6%
Contains less Sodium -17.1%
Equal in Calcium - 100
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 33% 35% 21% 46% 22% 10% 16% 45% 19% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 30% 18% 8% 39% 14% 9% 8% 3% 0% 11%
Contains more Iron +102.2%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.2%
Contains more Potassium +59.6%
Contains more Zinc +107.1%
Contains more Copper +1400%
Contains more Selenium +31.6%
Contains less Sodium -17.1%
Equal in Calcium - 100

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 A +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +222.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.5%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +314.3%
Equal in Vitamin C - 0.7
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.18
Equal in Choline - 23.1
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.3
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% 3% 11% 45% 5% 34% 13% 12% 37% 13% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 11% 2% 3% 3% 10% 42% 2% 0% 10% 3% 9% 13% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +222.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.5%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +314.3%
Equal in Vitamin C - 0.7
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.18
Equal in Choline - 23.1
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.3

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +26.7%
Contains more Fats +205.6%
Contains more Carbs +30.6%
Contains more Other +116.7%
Contains more Water +27.8%
4% 11% 28% 56%
Protein: 3.8 g
Fats: 11 g
Carbs: 28.2 g
Water: 55.7 g
Other: 1.3 g
3% 4% 22% 71%
Protein: 3 g
Fats: 3.6 g
Carbs: 21.6 g
Water: 71.2 g
Other: 0.6 g
Contains more Protein +26.7%
Contains more Fats +205.6%
Contains more Carbs +30.6%
Contains more Other +116.7%
Contains more Water +27.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +225.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +310%
Contains less Saturated Fat -65.8%
65% 31% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.21 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.41 g
68% 29% 3%
Saturated Fat: 2.326 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.986 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +225.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +310%
Contains less Saturated Fat -65.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate ice cream Frozen yogurt Opinion
Net carbs 27g 21.6g Chocolate ice cream
Protein 3.8g 3g Chocolate ice cream
Fats 11g 3.6g Chocolate ice cream
Carbs 28.2g 21.6g Chocolate ice cream
Calories 216kcal 127kcal Chocolate ice cream
Sugar 25.36g 19.92g Frozen yogurt
Fiber 1.2g 0g Chocolate ice cream
Calcium 109mg 100mg Chocolate ice cream
Iron 0.93mg 0.46mg Chocolate ice cream
Magnesium 29mg 10mg Chocolate ice cream
Phosphorus 107mg 89mg Chocolate ice cream
Potassium 249mg 156mg Chocolate ice cream
Sodium 76mg 63mg Frozen yogurt
Zinc 0.58mg 0.28mg Chocolate ice cream
Copper 0.135mg 0.009mg Chocolate ice cream
Manganese 0.14mg Chocolate ice cream
Selenium 2.5µg 1.9µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin A 416IU 176IU Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin A RAE 118µg 49µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.09mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin D 8IU 3IU Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.1µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0.7mg
Vitamin B1 0.042mg 0.04mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B2 0.194mg 0.18mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B3 0.226mg 0.07mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B5 0.554mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B6 0.055mg 0.04mg Chocolate ice cream
Folate 16µg 4µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B12 0.29µg 0.07µg Chocolate ice cream
Choline 22.5mg 23.1mg Frozen yogurt
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0.3µg
Cholesterol 34mg 13mg Frozen yogurt
Saturated Fat 6.8g 2.326g Frozen yogurt
Monounsaturated Fat 3.21g 0.986g Chocolate ice cream
Polyunsaturated fat 0.41g 0.1g Chocolate ice cream

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chocolate ice cream Frozen yogurt
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
16%
Chocolate ice cream
8%
Frozen yogurt
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Chocolate ice cream
14%
Frozen yogurt

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Frozen yogurt
Frozen yogurt is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.44g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Frozen yogurt
Frozen yogurt contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Frozen yogurt
Frozen yogurt is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Frozen yogurt
Frozen yogurt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.474g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Frozen yogurt
Frozen yogurt is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chocolate ice cream
Chocolate ice cream is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chocolate ice cream
Chocolate ice cream is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Chocolate ice cream - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168809/nutrients
  2. Frozen yogurt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168105/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.