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Fudge vs Kit Kat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Fudge and Kit Kat different?

  • Fudge is higher in Manganese, Copper, Iron and Zinc, however Kit Kat is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus and Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Kit Kat is 58% higher.
  • Fudge contains 12 times more Zinc than Kit Kat. While Fudge contains 1.11mg of Zinc, Kit Kat contains only 0.09mg.
  • Fudge has less Saturated Fat.

Candies, fudge, chocolate, prepared-from-recipe and Candies, KIT KAT Wafer Bar 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Fudge
4
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Contains more Iron +77%
Contains more Copper +49.5%
Contains more Zinc +1133.3%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Calcium +155.1%
Contains more Potassium +72.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 37
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 67% 15% 12% 26% 110% 31% 31% 6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 38% 21% 27% 74% 3% 58% 8%
Contains more Iron +77%
Contains more Copper +49.5%
Contains more Zinc +1133.3%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Calcium +155.1%
Contains more Potassium +72.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 37

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Fudge
1
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Contains more Vitamin A +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +147.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +184.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +357.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +522.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +271.4%
Contains more Folate +250%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 10% 4% 0% 7% 20% 4% 9% 3% 12% 4% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 5% 7% 0% 30% 49% 10% 39% 5% 70% 14% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +147.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +184.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +357.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +522.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +271.4%
Contains more Folate +250%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
6
Fudge
20
Kit Kat
Mineral Summary Score
37
Fudge
33
Kit Kat

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
14%
Fudge
39%
Kit Kat
Carbohydrates
76%
Fudge
65%
Kit Kat
Fats
48%
Fudge
120%
Kit Kat

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Fudge Kit Kat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Fudge Kit Kat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kit Kat
Kit Kat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Kit Kat
Kit Kat contains less Sugars (difference - 24.44g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kit Kat
Kit Kat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fudge
Fudge contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fudge
Fudge is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.505g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fudge
Fudge is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Fudge Kit Kat Opinion
Calories 411 518 Kit Kat
Protein 2.39 6.51 Kit Kat
Fats 10.41 25.99 Kit Kat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 76.44 64.59 Fudge
Cholesterol 14 11 Kit Kat
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.77 1 Fudge
Calcium 49 125 Kit Kat
Potassium 134 231 Kit Kat
Magnesium 36 37 Kit Kat
Sugars 73.12 48.68 Kit Kat
Fiber 1.7 1 Fudge
Copper 0.329 0.22 Fudge
Zinc 1.11 0.09 Fudge
Starch 10.6 Kit Kat
Phosphorus 71 135 Kit Kat
Sodium 45 54 Fudge
Vitamin A 159 81 Fudge
Vitamin E 0.18 0.34 Kit Kat
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.026 0.117 Kit Kat
Vitamin B2 0.085 0.21 Kit Kat
Vitamin B3 0.176 0.5 Kit Kat
Vitamin B5 0.14 0.64 Kit Kat
Vitamin B6 0.012 0.02 Kit Kat
Vitamin B12 0.09 0.56 Kit Kat
Vitamin K 1.4 5.2 Kit Kat
Folate 4 14 Kit Kat
Trans Fat 0.165 0.099 Kit Kat
Saturated Fat 6.448 17.953 Fudge
Monounsaturated Fat 2.943 5.844 Kit Kat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.373 0.895 Kit Kat
Tryptophan 0.09 Kit Kat
Threonine 0.19 Kit Kat
Isoleucine 0.28 Kit Kat
Leucine 0.52 Kit Kat
Lysine 0.28 Kit Kat
Methionine 0.16 Kit Kat
Phenylalanine 0.27 Kit Kat
Valine 0.36 Kit Kat
Histidine 0.11 Kit Kat
Fructose 0.2 Kit Kat

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Fudge - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167987/nutrients
  2. Kit Kat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167992/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.