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Fortune cookie vs. Nougat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Fortune cookie and Nougat?

  • Fortune cookie is higher in Folate, Vitamin B1, Iron, and Vitamin B3, yet Nougat is higher in Vitamin E , Copper, Fiber, and Magnesium.
  • Nougat's daily need coverage for Vitamin E is 18% more.
  • Fortune cookie has 14 times more Vitamin B1 than Nougat. While Fortune cookie has 0.182mg of Vitamin B1, Nougat has only 0.013mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Fortune cookie is lower.

We used Cookies, fortune and Candies, nougat, with almonds 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 +144.1%
Contains more Selenium +11.5%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +357.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.1%
Contains more Potassium +156.1%
Contains more Zinc +147.1%
Contains more Copper +123.3%
Contains more Manganese +60%
Equal in Sodium - 33
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3.6% 54% 5% 15% 3.6% 4% 4.6% 20% 25% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9.6% 22% 23% 24% 9.3% 4.3% 11% 45% 40% 14%
Contains more Iron +144.1%
Contains more Selenium +11.5%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +357.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.1%
Contains more Potassium +156.1%
Contains more Zinc +147.1%
Contains more Copper +123.3%
Contains more Manganese +60%
Equal in Sodium - 33

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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Nougat
Contains more Vitamin A +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +284.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +395%
Contains more Folate +1220%
Contains more Choline +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +9133.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.8%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.01
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0.18% 0.6% 0% 0% 46% 30% 35% 18% 3% 50% 1.3% 3.3% 2.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0.06% 55% 0% 1% 3.3% 34% 9% 3.6% 4.6% 3.8% 1.3% 2.8% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +284.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +395%
Contains more Folate +1220%
Contains more Choline +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +9133.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.8%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.01

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +26.1%
Contains more Fats +61.7%
Contains more Water +272.1%
Contains more Other +139.1%
Equal in Carbs - 92.39
4% 3% 84% 8%
Protein: 4.2 g
Fats: 2.7 g
Carbs: 84 g
Water: 8 g
Other: 1.1 g
3% 2% 92% 2%
Protein: 3.33 g
Fats: 1.67 g
Carbs: 92.39 g
Water: 2.15 g
Other: 0.46 g
Contains more Protein +26.1%
Contains more Fats +61.7%
Contains more Water +272.1%
Contains more Other +139.1%
Equal in Carbs - 92.39

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -59.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
27% 54% 19%
Saturated Fat: 0.669 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.345 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.466 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 1.667 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -59.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fortune cookie Nougat Opinion
Net carbs 82.4g 89.09g Nougat
Protein 4.2g 3.33g Fortune cookie
Fats 2.7g 1.67g Fortune cookie
Carbs 84g 92.39g Nougat
Calories 378kcal 398kcal Nougat
Sugar 45.42g 44.97g Nougat
Fiber 1.6g 3.3g Nougat
Calcium 12mg 32mg Nougat
Iron 1.44mg 0.59mg Fortune cookie
Magnesium 7mg 32mg Nougat
Phosphorus 35mg 55mg Nougat
Potassium 41mg 105mg Nougat
Sodium 31mg 33mg Fortune cookie
Zinc 0.17mg 0.42mg Nougat
Copper 0.06mg 0.134mg Nougat
Manganese 0.19mg 0.304mg Nougat
Selenium 2.9µg 2.6µg Fortune cookie
Vitamin A 3IU 1IU Fortune cookie
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Fortune cookie
Vitamin E 0.03mg 2.77mg Nougat
Vitamin C 0mg 0.3mg Nougat
Vitamin B1 0.182mg 0.013mg Fortune cookie
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.148mg Nougat
Vitamin B3 1.84mg 0.478mg Fortune cookie
Vitamin B5 0.297mg 0.06mg Fortune cookie
Vitamin B6 0.013mg 0.02mg Nougat
Folate 66µg 5µg Fortune cookie
Vitamin B12 0.01µg 0.01µg
Choline 6mg 5.1mg Fortune cookie
Vitamin K 1.1µg 0µg Fortune cookie
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 Nougat
Saturated Fat 0.669g 1.667g Fortune cookie
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g 0g Fortune cookie
Monounsaturated Fat 1.345g 0g Fortune cookie
Polyunsaturated fat 0.466g 0g Fortune cookie

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fortune cookie Nougat
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
9%
Nougat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
15%
Fortune cookie
20%
Nougat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.45g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Nougat
Nougat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fortune cookie
Fortune cookie contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fortune cookie
Fortune cookie is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.998g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fortune cookie
Fortune cookie is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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. Nougat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169060/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.