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

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What are the differences between Chocolate ice cream and Sherbet?

  • Chocolate ice cream is richer than Sherbet in Copper, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, and Manganese.
  • Chocolate ice cream's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 28% more.
  • Chocolate ice cream has 34 times more Cholesterol than Sherbet. While Chocolate ice cream has 34mg of Cholesterol, Sherbet has only 1mg.

We used Ice creams, chocolate and Sherbet, orange 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 Calcium +101.9%
Contains more Iron +564.3%
Contains more Magnesium +262.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +167.5%
Contains more Potassium +159.4%
Contains more Zinc +20.8%
Contains more Copper +382.1%
Contains more Manganese +1172.7%
Contains more Selenium +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -39.5%
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 17% 6% 6% 18% 9% 6% 14% 10% 2% 9%
Contains more Calcium +101.9%
Contains more Iron +564.3%
Contains more Magnesium +262.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +167.5%
Contains more Potassium +159.4%
Contains more Zinc +20.8%
Contains more Copper +382.1%
Contains more Manganese +1172.7%
Contains more Selenium +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -39.5%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +804.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +2900%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +258.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139.1%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +123.1%
Contains more Choline +192.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +228.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 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 3% 1% 0% 8% 7% 23% 2% 14% 6% 3% 17% 5% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +804.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +2900%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +258.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139.1%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +123.1%
Contains more Choline +192.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +228.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +245.5%
Contains more Fats +450%
Contains more Other +225%
Contains more Water +18.7%
Equal in Carbs - 30.4
4% 11% 28% 56%
Protein: 3.8 g
Fats: 11 g
Carbs: 28.2 g
Water: 55.7 g
Other: 1.3 g
2% 30% 66%
Protein: 1.1 g
Fats: 2 g
Carbs: 30.4 g
Water: 66.1 g
Other: 0.4 g
Contains more Protein +245.5%
Contains more Fats +450%
Contains more Other +225%
Contains more Water +18.7%
Equal in Carbs - 30.4

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +505.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +412.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.9%
65% 31% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.21 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.41 g
66% 30% 5%
Saturated Fat: 1.16 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.53 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.08 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +505.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +412.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate ice cream Sherbet Opinion
Net carbs 27g 29.1g Sherbet
Protein 3.8g 1.1g Chocolate ice cream
Fats 11g 2g Chocolate ice cream
Carbs 28.2g 30.4g Sherbet
Calories 216kcal 144kcal Chocolate ice cream
Sugar 25.36g 24.32g Sherbet
Fiber 1.2g 1.3g Sherbet
Calcium 109mg 54mg Chocolate ice cream
Iron 0.93mg 0.14mg Chocolate ice cream
Magnesium 29mg 8mg Chocolate ice cream
Phosphorus 107mg 40mg Chocolate ice cream
Potassium 249mg 96mg Chocolate ice cream
Sodium 76mg 46mg Sherbet
Zinc 0.58mg 0.48mg Chocolate ice cream
Copper 0.135mg 0.028mg Chocolate ice cream
Manganese 0.14mg 0.011mg Chocolate ice cream
Selenium 2.5µg 1.5µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin A 416IU 46IU Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin A RAE 118µg 12µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.01mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin D 8IU 0IU Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin C 0.7mg 2.3mg Sherbet
Vitamin B1 0.042mg 0.027mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B2 0.194mg 0.097mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B3 0.226mg 0.063mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B5 0.554mg 0.224mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B6 0.055mg 0.023mg Chocolate ice cream
Folate 16µg 4µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B12 0.29µg 0.13µg Chocolate ice cream
Choline 22.5mg 7.7mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0µg Chocolate ice cream
Cholesterol 34mg 1mg Sherbet
Saturated Fat 6.8g 1.16g Sherbet
Monounsaturated Fat 3.21g 0.53g Chocolate ice cream
Polyunsaturated fat 0.41g 0.08g Chocolate ice cream

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chocolate ice cream Sherbet
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%
Sherbet
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Chocolate ice cream
9%
Sherbet

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sherbet
Sherbet is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.04g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sherbet
Sherbet contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sherbet
Sherbet is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sherbet
Sherbet is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.64g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sherbet
Sherbet is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate ice cream
Chocolate ice cream is cheaper (difference - $2)
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

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. Sherbet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167577/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.