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Fondant icing vs. Icing — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Fondant icing and Icing different?

  • Icing has more Vitamin B2, Vitamin K, Vitamin E , Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat than Fondant icing.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 from Icing is 22% higher.

Candies, fondant, prepared-from-recipe and Frostings, vanilla, creamy, ready-to-eat are the varieties 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 less Sodium -94%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains more Iron +1500%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +750%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Equal in Calcium - 3
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%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0.9% 6% 0.71% 7.7% 3% 24% 1.9% 0% 0% 0.55%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains more Iron +1500%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +750%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Equal in Calcium - 3

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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Icing
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1787.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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% 1.3% 3.7% 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% 31% 0% 0% 2.5% 70% 4.1% 3.3% 0% 6% 0% 1.3% 33%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1787.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +37.3%
Contains more Fats +81050%
Contains more Water +123.6%
Contains more Other +1250%
93% 7%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0.02 g
Carbs: 93.18 g
Water: 6.74 g
Other: 0.06 g
16% 68% 15%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 16.23 g
Carbs: 67.89 g
Water: 15.07 g
Other: 0.81 g
Contains more Carbs +37.3%
Contains more Fats +81050%
Contains more Water +123.6%
Contains more Other +1250%

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 Icing
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fondant icing Icing Opinion
Net carbs 93.18g 67.89g Fondant icing
Fats 0.02g 16.23g Icing
Carbs 93.18g 67.89g Fondant icing
Calories 373kcal 418kcal Icing
Sugar 88.9g 63.1g Icing
Calcium 3mg 3mg
Iron 0.01mg 0.16mg Icing
Magnesium 0mg 1mg Icing
Phosphorus 0mg 18mg Icing
Potassium 4mg 34mg Icing
Sodium 11mg 184mg Fondant icing
Zinc 0.04mg 0.07mg Icing
Copper 0.003mg 0mg Fondant icing
Selenium 0.6µg 0.1µg Fondant icing
Vitamin E 0mg 1.53mg Icing
Vitamin B1 0.005mg 0.01mg Icing
Vitamin B2 0.016mg 0.302mg Icing
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.22mg Icing
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.055mg Icing
Folate 0µg 8µg Icing
Choline 0mg 2.3mg Icing
Vitamin K 0µg 13µg Icing
Saturated Fat 0g 2.974g Fondant icing
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 4.86g Icing
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 7.951g Icing

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Fondant icing 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
0%
Fondant icing
12%
Icing
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
1%
Fondant icing
4%
Icing

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Icing
Icing is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Icing
Icing is lower in Sugar (difference - 25.8g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Icing
Icing is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fondant icing
Fondant icing contains less Sodium (difference - 173mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fondant icing
Fondant icing is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.974g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fondant icing
Fondant icing is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
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. Icing - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169620/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.