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Fondant icing vs. Baby ruth — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Fondant icing and Baby ruth

  • The amount of Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Fiber, Vitamin B3, and Iron in Baby ruth is higher than in Fondant icing.
  • Baby ruth covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 61% more than Fondant icing.
  • Fondant icing contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Candies, fondant, prepared-from-recipe and Candies, NESTLE, BABY RUTH 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 -95.2%
Contains more Calcium +1466.7%
Contains more Iron +6200%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +6125%
Contains more Zinc +1700%
Contains more Copper +7400%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +316.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 2% 2% 1% 0% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 24% 31% 41% 22% 30% 20% 75% 46% 14%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Calcium +1466.7%
Contains more Iron +6200%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +6125%
Contains more Zinc +1700%
Contains more Copper +7400%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +316.7%

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 E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1060%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +656.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%
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% 2% 4% 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% 19% 0% 0% 15% 28% 24% 20% 10% 9% 8% 20% 6%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1060%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +656.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +43.8%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +107900%
Contains more Other +1916.7%
Equal in Water - 6.99
93% 7%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0.02 g
Carbs: 93.18 g
Water: 6.74 g
Other: 0.06 g
5% 22% 65% 7%
Protein: 5.4 g
Fats: 21.6 g
Carbs: 64.8 g
Water: 6.99 g
Other: 1.21 g
Contains more Carbs +43.8%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +107900%
Contains more Other +1916.7%
Equal in Water - 6.99

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fondant icing Baby ruth Opinion
Net carbs 93.18g 62.8g Fondant icing
Protein 0g 5.4g Baby ruth
Fats 0.02g 21.6g Baby ruth
Carbs 93.18g 64.8g Fondant icing
Calories 373kcal 459kcal Baby ruth
Sugar 88.9g 54g Baby ruth
Fiber 0g 2g Baby ruth
Calcium 3mg 47mg Baby ruth
Iron 0.01mg 0.63mg Baby ruth
Magnesium 0mg 43mg Baby ruth
Phosphorus 0mg 94mg Baby ruth
Potassium 4mg 249mg Baby ruth
Sodium 11mg 230mg Fondant icing
Zinc 0.04mg 0.72mg Baby ruth
Copper 0.003mg 0.225mg Baby ruth
Manganese 0mg 0.351mg Baby ruth
Selenium 0.6µg 2.5µg Baby ruth
Vitamin E 0mg 0.93mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B1 0.005mg 0.058mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B2 0.016mg 0.121mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B3 0mg 1.251mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.333mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.042mg Baby ruth
Folate 0µg 12µg Baby ruth
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.06µg Baby ruth
Choline 0mg 34.9mg Baby ruth
Vitamin K 0µg 2.3µg Baby ruth
Trans Fat 0.05g Fondant icing
Saturated Fat 0g 12.1g Fondant icing
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 5.557g Baby ruth
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 2.638g Baby ruth

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fondant icing Baby ruth
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
0%
Fondant icing
12%
Baby ruth
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
1%
Fondant icing
31%
Baby ruth

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Fondant icing
Fondant icing contains less Sodium (difference - 219mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fondant icing
Fondant icing is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.1g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is lower in Sugar (difference - 34.9g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Fondant icing - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167986/nutrients
  2. Baby ruth - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167582/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.