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Chocolate ice cream vs. Fudge — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Chocolate ice cream and Fudge

  • Chocolate ice cream is richer in Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A RAE, Calcium, and Phosphorus, while Fudge is higher in Copper, Manganese, and Iron.
  • Fudge covers your daily Copper needs 22% more than Chocolate ice cream.
  • Chocolate ice cream has 4 times more Vitamin B5 than Fudge. Chocolate ice cream has 0.554mg of Vitamin B5, while Fudge has 0.14mg.
  • Fudge is lower in Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Ice creams, chocolate and Candies, fudge, chocolate, prepared-from-recipe.

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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 Calcium +122.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.7%
Contains more Potassium +85.8%
Contains more Iron +90.3%
Contains more Magnesium +24.1%
Contains less Sodium -40.8%
Contains more Zinc +91.4%
Contains more Copper +143.7%
Contains more Manganese +201.4%
Equal in Selenium - 2.5
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 15% 67% 26% 31% 12% 6% 31% 110% 56% 14%
Contains more Calcium +122.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.7%
Contains more Potassium +85.8%
Contains more Iron +90.3%
Contains more Magnesium +24.1%
Contains less Sodium -40.8%
Contains more Zinc +91.4%
Contains more Copper +143.7%
Contains more Manganese +201.4%
Equal in Selenium - 2.5

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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Fudge
Contains more Vitamin A +161.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +128.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +295.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +358.3%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +222.2%
Contains more Choline +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +366.7%
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 10% 4% 0% 0% 7% 20% 4% 9% 3% 3% 12% 6% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +161.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +128.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +295.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +358.3%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +222.2%
Contains more Choline +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +366.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +59%
Contains more Water +467.8%
Contains more Other +36.8%
Contains more Carbs +171.1%
Equal in Fats - 10.41
4% 11% 28% 56%
Protein: 3.8 g
Fats: 11 g
Carbs: 28.2 g
Water: 55.7 g
Other: 1.3 g
2% 10% 76% 10%
Protein: 2.39 g
Fats: 10.41 g
Carbs: 76.44 g
Water: 9.81 g
Other: 0.95 g
Contains more Protein +59%
Contains more Water +467.8%
Contains more Other +36.8%
Contains more Carbs +171.1%
Equal in Fats - 10.41

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Equal in Saturated Fat - 6.448
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 2.943
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.373
65% 31% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.21 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.41 g
66% 30% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.448 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.943 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.373 g
Equal in Saturated Fat - 6.448
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 2.943
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.373

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 Fudge
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate ice cream Fudge Opinion
Net carbs 27g 74.74g Fudge
Protein 3.8g 2.39g Chocolate ice cream
Fats 11g 10.41g Chocolate ice cream
Carbs 28.2g 76.44g Fudge
Calories 216kcal 411kcal Fudge
Sugar 25.36g 73.12g Chocolate ice cream
Fiber 1.2g 1.7g Fudge
Calcium 109mg 49mg Chocolate ice cream
Iron 0.93mg 1.77mg Fudge
Magnesium 29mg 36mg Fudge
Phosphorus 107mg 71mg Chocolate ice cream
Potassium 249mg 134mg Chocolate ice cream
Sodium 76mg 45mg Fudge
Zinc 0.58mg 1.11mg Fudge
Copper 0.135mg 0.329mg Fudge
Manganese 0.14mg 0.422mg Fudge
Selenium 2.5µg 2.5µg
Vitamin A 416IU 159IU Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin A RAE 118µg 44µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.18mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin D 8IU 0IU Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B1 0.042mg 0.026mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B2 0.194mg 0.085mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B3 0.226mg 0.176mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B5 0.554mg 0.14mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B6 0.055mg 0.012mg Chocolate ice cream
Folate 16µg 4µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B12 0.29µg 0.09µg Chocolate ice cream
Choline 22.5mg 10mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin K 0.3µg 1.4µg Fudge
Cholesterol 34mg 14mg Fudge
Trans Fat 0.165g Chocolate ice cream
Saturated Fat 6.8g 6.448g Fudge
Monounsaturated Fat 3.21g 2.943g Chocolate ice cream
Polyunsaturated fat 0.41g 0.373g Chocolate ice cream

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chocolate ice cream Fudge
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
6%
Fudge
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Chocolate ice cream
36%
Fudge

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Fudge
Fudge contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fudge
Fudge is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fudge
Fudge is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.352g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fudge
Fudge is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chocolate ice cream
Chocolate ice cream is lower in Sugar (difference - 47.76g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate ice cream
Chocolate ice cream is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chocolate ice cream
Chocolate ice cream is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Chocolate ice cream - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168809/nutrients
  2. Fudge - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167987/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.