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Creamsicle vs. Payday — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Creamsicle and Payday

  • Creamsicle has more Fiber, however, Payday is higher in Iron, and Calcium.
  • Payday covers your daily Iron needs 24% more than Creamsicle.
  • Payday contains 2 times less Fiber than Creamsicle. Creamsicle contains 7.5g of Fiber, while Payday contains 3.8g.
  • Creamsicle has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Frozen novelties, Sugar Free, CREAMSICLE Pops and Candies, HERSHEYS, PAYDAY 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 less Sodium -97.4%
Contains more Calcium +308.7%
Contains more Iron +6300%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6.9% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0.78% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 28% 72% 64% 84% 64% 30% 43% 108% 119% 28%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Contains more Calcium +308.7%
Contains more Iron +6300%

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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Payday
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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 0.06% 49% 0% 0% 21% 27% 134% 31% 54% 38% 2.5% 19% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +1081.9%
Contains more Other +15.2%
Contains more Protein +881%
Contains more Fats +973%
Contains more Carbs +342.5%
2% 12% 82% 2%
Protein: 1.37 g
Fats: 2.33 g
Carbs: 11.95 g
Water: 82.38 g
Other: 1.97 g
13% 25% 53% 7% 2%
Protein: 13.44 g
Fats: 25 g
Carbs: 52.88 g
Water: 6.97 g
Other: 1.71 g
Contains more Water +1081.9%
Contains more Other +15.2%
Contains more Protein +881%
Contains more Fats +973%
Contains more Carbs +342.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.4%
100%
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
22% 57% 21%
Saturated Fat: 4.806 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.467 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.691 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Creamsicle Payday
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Creamsicle Payday Opinion
Net carbs 4.45g 49.08g Payday
Protein 1.37g 13.44g Payday
Fats 2.33g 25g Payday
Carbs 11.95g 52.88g Payday
Calories 49kcal 490kcal Payday
Starch 2.19g Payday
Sugar 0.43g 40.32g Creamsicle
Fiber 7.5g 3.8g Creamsicle
Calcium 23mg 94mg Payday
Iron 0.03mg 1.92mg Payday
Magnesium 90mg Payday
Phosphorus 197mg Payday
Potassium 725mg Payday
Sodium 6mg 231mg Creamsicle
Zinc 1.57mg Payday
Copper 0.325mg Payday
Manganese 0.912mg Payday
Selenium 5.1µg Payday
Vitamin A 0IU 1IU Payday
Vitamin E 2.47mg Payday
Vitamin B1 0.083mg Payday
Vitamin B2 0.115mg Payday
Vitamin B3 7.166mg Payday
Vitamin B5 0.521mg Payday
Vitamin B6 0.235mg Payday
Folate 51µg Payday
Vitamin B12 0.02µg Payday
Choline 35.6mg Payday
Tryptophan 0.133mg Payday
Threonine 0.457mg Payday
Isoleucine 0.486mg Payday
Leucine 0.879mg Payday
Lysine 0.515mg Payday
Methionine 0.166mg Payday
Phenylalanine 0.687mg Payday
Valine 0.565mg Payday
Histidine 0.337mg Payday
Saturated Fat 2g 4.806g Creamsicle
Omega-3 - EPA 0.023g Payday
Monounsaturated Fat 12.467g Payday
Polyunsaturated fat 4.691g Payday
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Payday

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Creamsicle Payday
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
0%
Creamsicle
29%
Payday
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
1%
Creamsicle
64%
Payday

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Payday
Payday is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Payday
Payday is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Creamsicle
Creamsicle is lower in Sugar (difference - 39.89g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Creamsicle
Creamsicle contains less Sodium (difference - 225mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Creamsicle
Creamsicle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.806g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Creamsicle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170267/nutrients
  2. Payday - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170680/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.