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Frozen yogurt vs. Yogurt — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Frozen yogurt and Yogurt

  • Frozen yogurt has more Vitamin A RAE, and Monounsaturated Fat, however, Yogurt is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus.
  • Yogurt covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 28% more than Frozen yogurt.
  • Frozen yogurt has 49 times more Vitamin A RAE than Yogurt. While Frozen yogurt has 49µg of Vitamin A RAE, Yogurt has only 1µg.
  • Yogurt has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Frozen yogurts, flavors other than chocolate and Yogurt, Greek, plain, nonfat.

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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 Iron +557.1%
Contains more Potassium +10.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.7%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Copper +88.9%
Contains more Selenium +410.5%
Equal in Calcium - 110
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 141
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 30% 18% 8% 39% 14% 9% 8% 3% 0% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 33% 3% 8% 58% 13% 5% 15% 6% 2% 53%
Contains more Iron +557.1%
Contains more Potassium +10.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.7%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Copper +88.9%
Contains more Selenium +410.5%
Equal in Calcium - 110
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 141

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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Yogurt
Contains more Vitamin A +4300%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.9%
Contains more Choline +53%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +197.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.5%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +971.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 11% 2% 3% 3% 10% 42% 2% 0% 10% 3% 9% 13% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 0% 6% 65% 4% 20% 15% 6% 94% 9% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +4300%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.9%
Contains more Choline +53%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +197.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.5%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +971.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +823.1%
Contains more Carbs +500%
Contains more Protein +239.7%
Contains more Water +19.5%
Contains more Other +20%
3% 4% 22% 71%
Protein: 3 g
Fats: 3.6 g
Carbs: 21.6 g
Water: 71.2 g
Other: 0.6 g
10% 4% 85%
Protein: 10.19 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 3.6 g
Water: 85.1 g
Other: 0.72 g
Contains more Fats +823.1%
Contains more Carbs +500%
Contains more Protein +239.7%
Contains more Water +19.5%
Contains more Other +20%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1760.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +733.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -95%
68% 29% 3%
Saturated Fat: 2.326 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.986 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1 g
64% 29% 7%
Saturated Fat: 0.117 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.053 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.012 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1760.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +733.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -95%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Frozen yogurt Yogurt Opinion
Net carbs 21.6g 3.6g Frozen yogurt
Protein 3g 10.19g Yogurt
Fats 3.6g 0.39g Frozen yogurt
Carbs 21.6g 3.6g Frozen yogurt
Calories 127kcal 59kcal Frozen yogurt
Sugar 19.92g 3.24g Yogurt
Calcium 100mg 110mg Yogurt
Iron 0.46mg 0.07mg Frozen yogurt
Magnesium 10mg 11mg Yogurt
Phosphorus 89mg 135mg Yogurt
Potassium 156mg 141mg Frozen yogurt
Sodium 63mg 36mg Yogurt
Zinc 0.28mg 0.52mg Yogurt
Copper 0.009mg 0.017mg Yogurt
Manganese 0.009mg Yogurt
Selenium 1.9µg 9.7µg Yogurt
Vitamin A 176IU 4IU Frozen yogurt
Vitamin A RAE 49µg 1µg Frozen yogurt
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.01mg Frozen yogurt
Vitamin D 3IU 0IU Frozen yogurt
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Frozen yogurt
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0mg Frozen yogurt
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.023mg Frozen yogurt
Vitamin B2 0.18mg 0.278mg Yogurt
Vitamin B3 0.07mg 0.208mg Yogurt
Vitamin B5 0.331mg Yogurt
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.063mg Yogurt
Folate 4µg 7µg Yogurt
Vitamin B12 0.07µg 0.75µg Yogurt
Choline 23.1mg 15.1mg Frozen yogurt
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0µg Frozen yogurt
Cholesterol 13mg 5mg Yogurt
Trans Fat 0.006g Frozen yogurt
Saturated Fat 2.326g 0.117g Yogurt
Monounsaturated Fat 0.986g 0.053g Frozen yogurt
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1g 0.012g Frozen yogurt
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.01g Yogurt
Omega-3 - ALA 0.001g Yogurt

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Frozen yogurt Yogurt
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
8%
Frozen yogurt
17%
Yogurt
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Frozen yogurt
19%
Yogurt

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Yogurt
Yogurt is lower in Sugar (difference - 16.68g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yogurt
Yogurt contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Yogurt
Yogurt is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yogurt
Yogurt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.209g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Yogurt
Yogurt is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Yogurt
Yogurt is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Frozen yogurt
Frozen yogurt is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Frozen yogurt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168105/nutrients
  2. Yogurt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170894/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.