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Corn syrup vs. Chocolate ice cream — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Corn syrup and Chocolate ice cream different?

  • Chocolate ice cream has more Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Copper, Calcium, and Iron than Corn syrup.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Chocolate ice cream is 34% higher.

Syrups, corn, dark and Ice creams, chocolate 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 Selenium +16%
Contains more Calcium +505.6%
Contains more Iron +151.4%
Contains more Magnesium +262.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +872.7%
Contains more Potassium +465.9%
Contains less Sodium -51%
Contains more Zinc +1350%
Contains more Copper +154.7%
Contains more Manganese +40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 14% 6% 5% 4% 21% 2% 18% 14% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 33% 35% 21% 46% 22% 10% 16% 45% 19% 14%
Contains more Selenium +16%
Contains more Calcium +505.6%
Contains more Iron +151.4%
Contains more Magnesium +262.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +872.7%
Contains more Potassium +465.9%
Contains less Sodium -51%
Contains more Zinc +1350%
Contains more Copper +154.7%
Contains more Manganese +40%

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 E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +281.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2055.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1030%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2308.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +511.1%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 3% 3% 1% 2% 3% 0% 0% 8% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +281.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2055.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1030%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2308.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +511.1%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +175.1%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +153.1%
Contains more Other +225%
78% 22%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 77.59 g
Water: 22.01 g
Other: 0.4 g
4% 11% 28% 56%
Protein: 3.8 g
Fats: 11 g
Carbs: 28.2 g
Water: 55.7 g
Other: 1.3 g
Contains more Carbs +175.1%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +153.1%
Contains more Other +225%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Corn syrup Chocolate ice cream
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Corn syrup Chocolate ice cream Opinion
Net carbs 77.59g 27g Corn syrup
Protein 0g 3.8g Chocolate ice cream
Fats 0g 11g Chocolate ice cream
Carbs 77.59g 28.2g Corn syrup
Calories 286kcal 216kcal Corn syrup
Sugar 77.59g 25.36g Chocolate ice cream
Fiber 0g 1.2g Chocolate ice cream
Calcium 18mg 109mg Chocolate ice cream
Iron 0.37mg 0.93mg Chocolate ice cream
Magnesium 8mg 29mg Chocolate ice cream
Phosphorus 11mg 107mg Chocolate ice cream
Potassium 44mg 249mg Chocolate ice cream
Sodium 155mg 76mg Chocolate ice cream
Zinc 0.04mg 0.58mg Chocolate ice cream
Copper 0.053mg 0.135mg Chocolate ice cream
Manganese 0.1mg 0.14mg Chocolate ice cream
Selenium 2.9µg 2.5µg Corn syrup
Vitamin A 0IU 416IU Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 118µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin E 0mg 0.3mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin D 0IU 8IU Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin D 0µg 0.2µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin C 0mg 0.7mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.042mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B2 0.009mg 0.194mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B3 0.02mg 0.226mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B5 0.023mg 0.554mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0.055mg Chocolate ice cream
Folate 0µg 16µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.29µg Chocolate ice cream
Choline 13.3mg 22.5mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin K 0µg 0.3µg Chocolate ice cream
Cholesterol 0mg 34mg Corn syrup
Saturated Fat 0g 6.8g Corn syrup
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 3.21g Chocolate ice cream
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 0.41g Chocolate ice cream

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Corn syrup Chocolate ice cream
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
1%
Corn syrup
16%
Chocolate ice cream
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Corn syrup
26%
Chocolate ice cream

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Corn syrup
Corn syrup is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Corn syrup
Corn syrup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.8g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chocolate ice cream
Chocolate ice cream is lower in Sugar (difference - 52.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate ice cream
Chocolate ice cream contains less Sodium (difference - 79mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chocolate ice cream
Chocolate ice cream is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate ice cream
Chocolate ice cream is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
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. Corn syrup - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168836/nutrients
  2. Chocolate ice cream - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168809/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.