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Creamsicle vs. Starburst — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Creamsicle and Starburst different?

  • Creamsicle is richer in Fiber, while Starburst is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Starburst covers your daily need of Vitamin C 65% more than Creamsicle.
  • Creamsicle is lower in Saturated Fat.

Frozen novelties, Sugar Free, CREAMSICLE Pops and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, STARBURST Fruit Chews, Original fruits types were 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 Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
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 0% 0.38% 0.71% 2.1% 0.18% 0.26% 0% 4% 2% 4.4%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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 C +∞%
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% 6.6% 0% 196% 0.25% 0.46% 0.09% 2.1% 0% 0.75% 0% 0% 5.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +234.1%
Contains more Water +868%
Contains more Other +556.7%
Contains more Fats +252.4%
Contains more Carbs +591%
2% 12% 82% 2%
Protein: 1.37 g
Fats: 2.33 g
Carbs: 11.95 g
Water: 82.38 g
Other: 1.97 g
8% 83% 9%
Protein: 0.41 g
Fats: 8.21 g
Carbs: 82.57 g
Water: 8.51 g
Other: 0.3 g
Contains more Protein +234.1%
Contains more Water +868%
Contains more Other +556.7%
Contains more Fats +252.4%
Contains more Carbs +591%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -74.3%
100%
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 7.778 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -74.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Creamsicle Starburst
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Starburst Opinion
Net carbs 4.45g 82.57g Starburst
Protein 1.37g 0.41g Creamsicle
Fats 2.33g 8.21g Starburst
Carbs 11.95g 82.57g Starburst
Calories 49kcal 408kcal Starburst
Sugar 0.43g 58.12g Creamsicle
Fiber 7.5g 0g Creamsicle
Calcium 23mg 0mg Creamsicle
Iron 0.03mg 0.01mg Creamsicle
Magnesium 1mg Starburst
Phosphorus 5mg Starburst
Potassium 2mg Starburst
Sodium 6mg 2mg Starburst
Copper 0.012mg Starburst
Manganese 0.015mg Starburst
Selenium 0.8µg Starburst
Vitamin A 0IU 1IU Starburst
Vitamin E 0.33mg Starburst
Vitamin C 0mg 58.7mg Starburst
Vitamin B1 0.001mg Starburst
Vitamin B2 0.002mg Starburst
Vitamin B3 0.005mg Starburst
Vitamin B5 0.035mg Starburst
Folate 1µg Starburst
Vitamin K 2.1µg Starburst
Trans Fat 0.141g Creamsicle
Saturated Fat 2g 7.778g Creamsicle

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Creamsicle Starburst
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
16%
Starburst
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
1%
Creamsicle
1%
Starburst

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Starburst
Starburst is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Starburst
Starburst contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Starburst
Starburst is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Creamsicle
Creamsicle is lower in Sugar (difference - 57.69g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Creamsicle
Creamsicle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.778g)
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. Starburst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169590/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.