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Fortune cookie vs. Baby ruth — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Fortune cookie and Baby ruth

  • Fortune cookie has more Folate, Vitamin B1, and Iron, however, Baby ruth is richer in Copper, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Manganese, and Potassium.
  • Baby ruth's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 57% more.
  • Fortune cookie contains 6 times more Folate than Baby ruth. Fortune cookie contains 66µg of Folate, while Baby ruth contains 12µg.
  • Fortune cookie contains less Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cookies, fortune and Candies, NESTLE, BABY RUTH Bar.

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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 +128.6%
Contains less Sodium -86.5%
Contains more Selenium +16%
Contains more Calcium +291.7%
Contains more Magnesium +514.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +168.6%
Contains more Potassium +507.3%
Contains more Zinc +323.5%
Contains more Copper +275%
Contains more Manganese +84.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 54% 5% 15% 4% 5% 5% 20% 25% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 24% 31% 41% 22% 30% 20% 75% 46% 14%
Contains more Iron +128.6%
Contains less Sodium -86.5%
Contains more Selenium +16%
Contains more Calcium +291.7%
Contains more Magnesium +514.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +168.6%
Contains more Potassium +507.3%
Contains more Zinc +323.5%
Contains more Copper +275%
Contains more Manganese +84.7%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +213.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.1%
Contains more Folate +450%
Contains more Vitamin E +3000%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +223.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +500%
Contains more Choline +481.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +109.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.121
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 0% 46% 30% 35% 18% 3% 50% 2% 4% 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 0% 19% 0% 0% 15% 28% 24% 20% 10% 9% 8% 20% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +213.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.1%
Contains more Folate +450%
Contains more Vitamin E +3000%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +223.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +500%
Contains more Choline +481.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +109.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.121

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +29.6%
Contains more Water +14.4%
Contains more Protein +28.6%
Contains more Fats +700%
Equal in Other - 1.21
4% 3% 84% 8%
Protein: 4.2 g
Fats: 2.7 g
Carbs: 84 g
Water: 8 g
Other: 1.1 g
5% 22% 65% 7%
Protein: 5.4 g
Fats: 21.6 g
Carbs: 64.8 g
Water: 6.99 g
Other: 1.21 g
Contains more Carbs +29.6%
Contains more Water +14.4%
Contains more Protein +28.6%
Contains more Fats +700%
Equal in Other - 1.21

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +313.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +466.1%
27% 54% 19%
Saturated Fat: 0.669 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.345 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.466 g
60% 27% 13%
Saturated Fat: 12.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.557 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.638 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +313.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +466.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Fortune cookie Baby ruth
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 Fortune cookie Baby ruth Opinion
Net carbs 82.4g 62.8g Fortune cookie
Protein 4.2g 5.4g Baby ruth
Fats 2.7g 21.6g Baby ruth
Carbs 84g 64.8g Fortune cookie
Calories 378kcal 459kcal Baby ruth
Sugar 45.42g 54g Fortune cookie
Fiber 1.6g 2g Baby ruth
Calcium 12mg 47mg Baby ruth
Iron 1.44mg 0.63mg Fortune cookie
Magnesium 7mg 43mg Baby ruth
Phosphorus 35mg 94mg Baby ruth
Potassium 41mg 249mg Baby ruth
Sodium 31mg 230mg Fortune cookie
Zinc 0.17mg 0.72mg Baby ruth
Copper 0.06mg 0.225mg Baby ruth
Manganese 0.19mg 0.351mg Baby ruth
Selenium 2.9µg 2.5µg Fortune cookie
Vitamin A 3IU 0IU Fortune cookie
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Fortune cookie
Vitamin E 0.03mg 0.93mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B1 0.182mg 0.058mg Fortune cookie
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.121mg Fortune cookie
Vitamin B3 1.84mg 1.251mg Fortune cookie
Vitamin B5 0.297mg 0.333mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B6 0.013mg 0.042mg Baby ruth
Folate 66µg 12µg Fortune cookie
Vitamin B12 0.01µg 0.06µg Baby ruth
Choline 6mg 34.9mg Baby ruth
Vitamin K 1.1µg 2.3µg Baby ruth
Tryptophan 0.061mg Fortune cookie
Threonine 0.123mg Fortune cookie
Isoleucine 0.165mg Fortune cookie
Leucine 0.295mg Fortune cookie
Lysine 0.157mg Fortune cookie
Methionine 0.076mg Fortune cookie
Phenylalanine 0.203mg Fortune cookie
Valine 0.192mg Fortune cookie
Histidine 0.088mg Fortune cookie
Cholesterol 2mg 0mg Baby ruth
Trans Fat 0.05g Fortune cookie
Saturated Fat 0.669g 12.1g Fortune cookie
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g 0g Fortune cookie
Monounsaturated Fat 1.345g 5.557g Baby ruth
Polyunsaturated fat 0.466g 2.638g Baby ruth

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fortune cookie Baby ruth
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
14%
Fortune cookie
12%
Baby ruth
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
15%
Fortune cookie
31%
Baby ruth

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fortune cookie
Fortune cookie is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.58g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fortune cookie
Fortune cookie contains less Sodium (difference - 199mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fortune cookie
Fortune cookie is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.431g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is lower in glycemic index (difference - 77)
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. Fortune cookie - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172722/nutrients
  2. Baby ruth - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167582/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.