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Fondant icing vs. Agave nectar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Fondant icing and Agave nectar

  • Fondant icing contains less Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Folate, and Vitamin E than Agave nectar.
  • Agave nectar's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 19% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Candies, fondant, prepared-from-recipe and Sweetener, syrup, agave.

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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 +200%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Iron +800%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -63.6%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +183.3%
Equal in Potassium - 4
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 1% 4% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 10%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Iron +800%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -63.6%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +183.3%
Equal in Potassium - 4

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 E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2340%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +931.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
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% 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 10% 20% 0% 57% 31% 39% 13% 0% 54% 23% 0% 8% 57%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2340%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +931.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +22%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +2150%
Contains more Water +240.4%
Contains more Other +150%
93% 7%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0.02 g
Carbs: 93.18 g
Water: 6.74 g
Other: 0.06 g
76% 23%
Protein: 0.09 g
Fats: 0.45 g
Carbs: 76.37 g
Water: 22.94 g
Other: 0.15 g
Contains more Carbs +22%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +2150%
Contains more Water +240.4%
Contains more Other +150%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fondant icing Agave nectar Opinion
Net carbs 93.18g 76.17g Fondant icing
Protein 0g 0.09g Agave nectar
Fats 0.02g 0.45g Agave nectar
Carbs 93.18g 76.37g Fondant icing
Calories 373kcal 310kcal Fondant icing
Fructose 55.6g Agave nectar
Sugar 88.9g 68.03g Agave nectar
Fiber 0g 0.2g Agave nectar
Calcium 3mg 1mg Fondant icing
Iron 0.01mg 0.09mg Agave nectar
Magnesium 0mg 1mg Agave nectar
Phosphorus 0mg 1mg Agave nectar
Potassium 4mg 4mg
Sodium 11mg 4mg Agave nectar
Zinc 0.04mg 0.01mg Fondant icing
Copper 0.003mg 0.009mg Agave nectar
Manganese 0mg 0.005mg Agave nectar
Selenium 0.6µg 1.7µg Agave nectar
Vitamin A 0IU 156IU Agave nectar
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 8µg Agave nectar
Vitamin E 0mg 0.98mg Agave nectar
Vitamin C 0mg 17mg Agave nectar
Vitamin B1 0.005mg 0.122mg Agave nectar
Vitamin B2 0.016mg 0.165mg Agave nectar
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.689mg Agave nectar
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.234mg Agave nectar
Folate 0µg 30µg Agave nectar
Choline 0mg 13.3mg Agave nectar
Vitamin K 0µg 22.5µg Agave nectar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fondant icing Agave nectar
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
24%
Agave nectar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
1%
Fondant icing
2%
Agave nectar

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Fondant icing
Fondant icing is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar is lower in Sugar (difference - 20.87g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar 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 contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0 g)

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. Agave nectar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170277/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.