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Fudge vs. Nougat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Fudge and Nougat?

  • Fudge is richer in Copper, Iron, Zinc, Manganese, and Monounsaturated Fat, yet Nougat is richer in Vitamin E , and Fiber.
  • Fudge's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 24% higher.
  • Nougat contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Candies, fudge, chocolate, prepared-from-recipe and Candies, nougat, with almonds types in this comparison.

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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.
Fudge
8
:
2
Nougat
Contains more Calcium +53.1%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.1%
Contains more Potassium +27.6%
Contains more Zinc +164.3%
Contains more Copper +145.5%
Contains more Manganese +38.8%
Contains less Sodium -26.7%
Equal in Selenium - 2.6
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 67% 26% 31% 12% 6% 31% 110% 56% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 23% 23% 24% 10% 5% 12% 45% 40% 15%
Contains more Calcium +53.1%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.1%
Contains more Potassium +27.6%
Contains more Zinc +164.3%
Contains more Copper +145.5%
Contains more Manganese +38.8%
Contains less Sodium -26.7%
Equal in Selenium - 2.6

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.
Fudge
6
:
6
Nougat
Contains more Vitamin A +15800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +800%
Contains more Choline +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1438.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +171.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +25%
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% 4% 0% 0% 7% 20% 4% 9% 3% 3% 12% 6% 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 1% 56% 0% 1% 4% 35% 9% 4% 5% 4% 2% 3% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +15800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +800%
Contains more Choline +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1438.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +171.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +25%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Fudge
3
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2
Nougat
Contains more Fats +523.4%
Contains more Water +356.3%
Contains more Other +106.5%
Contains more Protein +39.3%
Contains more Carbs +20.9%
2% 10% 76% 10%
Protein: 2.39 g
Fats: 10.41 g
Carbs: 76.44 g
Water: 9.81 g
Other: 0.95 g
3% 2% 92% 2%
Protein: 3.33 g
Fats: 1.67 g
Carbs: 92.39 g
Water: 2.15 g
Other: 0.46 g
Contains more Fats +523.4%
Contains more Water +356.3%
Contains more Other +106.5%
Contains more Protein +39.3%
Contains more Carbs +20.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Fudge
2
:
1
Nougat
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
Contains less Saturated Fat -74.1%
66% 30% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.448 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.943 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.373 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 1.667 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
Contains less Saturated Fat -74.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fudge Nougat Opinion
Net carbs 74.74g 89.09g Nougat
Protein 2.39g 3.33g Nougat
Fats 10.41g 1.67g Fudge
Carbs 76.44g 92.39g Nougat
Calories 411kcal 398kcal Fudge
Sugar 73.12g 44.97g Nougat
Fiber 1.7g 3.3g Nougat
Calcium 49mg 32mg Fudge
Iron 1.77mg 0.59mg Fudge
Magnesium 36mg 32mg Fudge
Phosphorus 71mg 55mg Fudge
Potassium 134mg 105mg Fudge
Sodium 45mg 33mg Nougat
Zinc 1.11mg 0.42mg Fudge
Copper 0.329mg 0.134mg Fudge
Manganese 0.422mg 0.304mg Fudge
Selenium 2.5µg 2.6µg Nougat
Vitamin A 159IU 1IU Fudge
Vitamin A RAE 44µg 0µg Fudge
Vitamin E 0.18mg 2.77mg Nougat
Vitamin C 0mg 0.3mg Nougat
Vitamin B1 0.026mg 0.013mg Fudge
Vitamin B2 0.085mg 0.148mg Nougat
Vitamin B3 0.176mg 0.478mg Nougat
Vitamin B5 0.14mg 0.06mg Fudge
Vitamin B6 0.012mg 0.02mg Nougat
Folate 4µg 5µg Nougat
Vitamin B12 0.09µg 0.01µg Fudge
Choline 10mg 5.1mg Fudge
Vitamin K 1.4µg 0µg Fudge
Cholesterol 14mg 0mg Nougat
Trans Fat 0.165g Nougat
Saturated Fat 6.448g 1.667g Nougat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.943g 0g Fudge
Polyunsaturated fat 0.373g 0g Fudge

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Fudge Nougat
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
6%
Fudge
9%
Nougat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Fudge
20%
Nougat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in Sugar (difference - 28.15g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nougat
Nougat contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.781g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Nougat
Nougat is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fudge
Fudge is relatively richer in minerals
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. Fudge - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167987/nutrients
  2. Nougat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169060/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.