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Chocolate ice cream vs. Kit Kat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chocolate ice cream and Kit Kat different?

  • Chocolate ice cream is higher in Vitamin A RAE, however, Kit Kat is richer in Vitamin B12, Copper, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Kit Kat is 56% higher.
  • Chocolate ice cream contains 6 times more Zinc than Kit Kat. While Chocolate ice cream contains 0.58mg of Zinc, Kit Kat contains only 0.09mg.
  • Kit Kat has less Cholesterol.

Ice creams, chocolate and Candies, KIT KAT Wafer Bar are the varieties used 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 Zinc +544.4%
Contains more Manganese +40%
Contains more Calcium +14.7%
Contains more Magnesium +27.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.2%
Contains less Sodium -28.9%
Contains more Copper +63%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Equal in Iron - 1
Equal in Potassium - 231
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 33% 35% 21% 46% 22% 9.9% 16% 45% 18% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 38% 38% 26% 58% 20% 7% 2.5% 73% 13% 27%
Contains more Zinc +544.4%
Contains more Manganese +40%
Contains more Calcium +14.7%
Contains more Magnesium +27.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.2%
Contains less Sodium -28.9%
Contains more Copper +63%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Equal in Iron - 1
Equal in Potassium - 231

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 +413.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +121.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +93.1%
Contains more Choline +37.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1633.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.21
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% 2.3% 11% 45% 4.2% 33% 13% 12% 36% 12% 0.75%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4.9% 6.8% 0% 0% 29% 48% 9.4% 38% 4.6% 11% 70% 17% 13%
Contains more Vitamin A +413.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +121.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +93.1%
Contains more Choline +37.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1633.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.21

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +3317.2%
Contains more Protein +71.3%
Contains more Fats +136.3%
Contains more Carbs +129%
Equal in Other - 1.28
4% 11% 28% 56%
Protein: 3.8 g
Fats: 11 g
Carbs: 28.2 g
Water: 55.7 g
Other: 1.3 g
7% 26% 65%
Protein: 6.51 g
Fats: 25.99 g
Carbs: 64.59 g
Water: 1.63 g
Other: 1.28 g
Contains more Water +3317.2%
Contains more Protein +71.3%
Contains more Fats +136.3%
Contains more Carbs +129%
Equal in Other - 1.28

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -62.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +82.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +118.3%
65% 31% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.21 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.41 g
73% 24% 4%
Saturated Fat: 17.953 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.844 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.895 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -62.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +82.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +118.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate ice cream Kit Kat Opinion
Net carbs 27g 63.59g Kit Kat
Protein 3.8g 6.51g Kit Kat
Fats 11g 25.99g Kit Kat
Carbs 28.2g 64.59g Kit Kat
Calories 216kcal 518kcal Kit Kat
Starch 10.6g Kit Kat
Fructose 0.2g Kit Kat
Sugar 25.36g 48.68g Chocolate ice cream
Fiber 1.2g 1g Chocolate ice cream
Calcium 109mg 125mg Kit Kat
Iron 0.93mg 1mg Kit Kat
Magnesium 29mg 37mg Kit Kat
Phosphorus 107mg 135mg Kit Kat
Potassium 249mg 231mg Chocolate ice cream
Sodium 76mg 54mg Kit Kat
Zinc 0.58mg 0.09mg Chocolate ice cream
Copper 0.135mg 0.22mg Kit Kat
Manganese 0.14mg 0.1mg Chocolate ice cream
Selenium 2.5µg 5µg Kit Kat
Vitamin A 416IU 81IU Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin A RAE 118µg 24µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.34mg Kit Kat
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 0.117mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B2 0.194mg 0.21mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B3 0.226mg 0.5mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B5 0.554mg 0.64mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B6 0.055mg 0.02mg Chocolate ice cream
Folate 16µg 14µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B12 0.29µg 0.56µg Kit Kat
Choline 22.5mg 31mg Kit Kat
Vitamin K 0.3µg 5.2µg Kit Kat
Tryptophan 0.09mg Kit Kat
Threonine 0.19mg Kit Kat
Isoleucine 0.28mg Kit Kat
Leucine 0.52mg Kit Kat
Lysine 0.28mg Kit Kat
Methionine 0.16mg Kit Kat
Phenylalanine 0.27mg Kit Kat
Valine 0.36mg Kit Kat
Histidine 0.11mg Kit Kat
Cholesterol 34mg 11mg Kit Kat
Trans Fat 0.099g Chocolate ice cream
Saturated Fat 6.8g 17.953g Chocolate ice cream
Monounsaturated Fat 3.21g 5.844g Kit Kat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.41g 0.895g Kit Kat
Omega-3 - ALA 0.075g Kit Kat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chocolate ice cream Kit Kat
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
19%
Kit Kat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Chocolate ice cream
30%
Kit Kat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Kit Kat
Kit Kat contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kit Kat
Kit Kat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kit Kat
Kit Kat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chocolate ice cream
Chocolate ice cream is lower in Sugar (difference - 23.32g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chocolate ice cream
Chocolate ice cream is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.153g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate ice cream
Chocolate ice cream is cheaper (difference - $3)
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.
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. Chocolate ice cream - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168809/nutrients
  2. Kit Kat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167992/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.