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

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The main differences between Fondant icing and Crunch bar

  • 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 2 times more Sugar than Crunch bar. Fondant icing contains 88.9g of Sugar, while Crunch bar contains 55g.

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

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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 -92.7%
Contains more Calcium +3233.3%
Contains more Iron +6900%
Contains more Potassium +7525%
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 30% 27% 0% 0% 27% 20% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Calcium +3233.3%
Contains more Iron +6900%
Contains more Potassium +7525%

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% 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 7% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 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 Carbs +39.1%
Contains more Water +936.9%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +129900%
Contains more Other +2150%
93% 7%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0.02 g
Carbs: 93.18 g
Water: 6.74 g
Other: 0.06 g
5% 26% 67%
Protein: 5 g
Fats: 26 g
Carbs: 67 g
Water: 0.65 g
Other: 1.35 g
Contains more Carbs +39.1%
Contains more Water +936.9%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +129900%
Contains more Other +2150%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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. Fondant icing - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167986/nutrients
  2. Crunch bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168762/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.