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Crunch bar vs. Fondant icing — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Crunch bar and Fondant icing

  • Crunch bar is richer than Fondant icing in Calcium, Potassium, Iron, and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Crunch bar is 80% higher.
  • Fondant icing contains less Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Candies, NESTLE, CRUNCH Bar and Dessert Topping and Candies, fondant, prepared-from-recipe.

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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 +3233.3%
Contains more Iron +6900%
Contains more Potassium +7525%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 30% 26% 0% 0% 27% 20% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0.9% 0.38% 0% 0% 0.35% 1.4% 1.1% 1% 0% 3.3%
Contains more Calcium +3233.3%
Contains more Iron +6900%
Contains more Potassium +7525%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%

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 6.4% 0% 0% 1.7% 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% 0% 0% 0% 1.3% 3.7% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +129900%
Contains more Other +2150%
Contains more Carbs +39.1%
Contains more Water +936.9%
5% 26% 67%
Protein: 5 g
Fats: 26 g
Carbs: 67 g
Water: 0.65 g
Other: 1.35 g
93% 7%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0.02 g
Carbs: 93.18 g
Water: 6.74 g
Other: 0.06 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +129900%
Contains more Other +2150%
Contains more Carbs +39.1%
Contains more Water +936.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crunch bar Fondant icing Opinion
Net carbs 65.1g 93.18g Fondant icing
Protein 5g 0g Crunch bar
Fats 26g 0.02g Crunch bar
Carbs 67g 93.18g Fondant icing
Calories 500kcal 373kcal Crunch bar
Sugar 55g 88.9g Crunch bar
Fiber 1.9g 0g Crunch bar
Calcium 100mg 3mg Crunch bar
Iron 0.7mg 0.01mg Crunch bar
Potassium 305mg 4mg Crunch bar
Sodium 150mg 11mg Fondant icing
Zinc 0.04mg Fondant icing
Copper 0.003mg Fondant icing
Selenium 0.6µg Fondant icing
Vitamin A 107IU 0IU Crunch bar
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0mg Crunch bar
Vitamin B1 0.005mg Fondant icing
Vitamin B2 0.016mg Fondant icing
Cholesterol 13mg 0mg Fondant icing
Trans Fat 0.137g Fondant icing
Saturated Fat 16g 0g Fondant icing

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crunch bar Fondant icing
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%
Crunch bar
0%
Fondant icing
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Crunch bar
1%
Fondant icing

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Fondant icing
Fondant icing contains less Sodium (difference - 139mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fondant icing
Fondant icing is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fondant icing
Fondant icing is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fondant icing
Fondant icing is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Crunch bar
Crunch bar is lower in Sugar (difference - 33.9g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crunch bar
Crunch bar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Crunch bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168762/nutrients
  2. Fondant icing - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167986/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.