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Fudge vs. Sherbet — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Fudge and Sherbet?

  • Fudge is richer than Sherbet in Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Zinc, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Fudge's daily need coverage for Copper is 33% more.
  • Fudge has 38 times more Manganese than Sherbet. While Fudge has 0.422mg of Manganese, Sherbet has only 0.011mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Sherbet is lower.

We used Candies, fudge, chocolate, prepared-from-recipe and Sherbet, orange types 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.
Fudge
9
:
Contains more Iron +1164.3%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.5%
Contains more Potassium +39.6%
Contains more Zinc +131.3%
Contains more Copper +1075%
Contains more Manganese +3736.4%
Contains more Selenium +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +10.2%
Equal in Sodium - 46
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 66% 26% 30% 12% 5.9% 30% 110% 55% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 16% 5.3% 5.7% 17% 8.5% 6% 13% 9.3% 1.4% 8.2%
Contains more Iron +1164.3%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.5%
Contains more Potassium +39.6%
Contains more Zinc +131.3%
Contains more Copper +1075%
Contains more Manganese +3736.4%
Contains more Selenium +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +10.2%
Equal in Sodium - 46

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin A +245.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +179.4%
Contains more Choline +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +44.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.027
Equal in Folate - 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 9.5% 3.6% 0% 0% 6.5% 20% 3.3% 8.4% 2.8% 3% 11% 5.5% 3.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2.8% 0.2% 0% 7.7% 6.8% 22% 1.2% 13% 5.3% 3% 16% 4.2% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +245.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +179.4%
Contains more Choline +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +44.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.027
Equal in Folate - 4

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Fudge
4
:
Contains more Protein +117.3%
Contains more Fats +420.5%
Contains more Carbs +151.4%
Contains more Other +137.5%
Contains more Water +573.8%
2% 10% 76% 10%
Protein: 2.39 g
Fats: 10.41 g
Carbs: 76.44 g
Water: 9.81 g
Other: 0.95 g
2% 30% 66%
Protein: 1.1 g
Fats: 2 g
Carbs: 30.4 g
Water: 66.1 g
Other: 0.4 g
Contains more Protein +117.3%
Contains more Fats +420.5%
Contains more Carbs +151.4%
Contains more Other +137.5%
Contains more Water +573.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Fudge
2
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Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +455.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +366.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82%
66% 30% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.448 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.943 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.373 g
66% 30% 5%
Saturated Fat: 1.16 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.53 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.08 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +455.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +366.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fudge Sherbet Opinion
Net carbs 74.74g 29.1g Fudge
Protein 2.39g 1.1g Fudge
Fats 10.41g 2g Fudge
Carbs 76.44g 30.4g Fudge
Calories 411kcal 144kcal Fudge
Sugar 73.12g 24.32g Sherbet
Fiber 1.7g 1.3g Fudge
Calcium 49mg 54mg Sherbet
Iron 1.77mg 0.14mg Fudge
Magnesium 36mg 8mg Fudge
Phosphorus 71mg 40mg Fudge
Potassium 134mg 96mg Fudge
Sodium 45mg 46mg Fudge
Zinc 1.11mg 0.48mg Fudge
Copper 0.329mg 0.028mg Fudge
Manganese 0.422mg 0.011mg Fudge
Selenium 2.5µg 1.5µg Fudge
Vitamin A 159IU 46IU Fudge
Vitamin A RAE 44µg 12µg Fudge
Vitamin E 0.18mg 0.01mg Fudge
Vitamin C 0mg 2.3mg Sherbet
Vitamin B1 0.026mg 0.027mg Sherbet
Vitamin B2 0.085mg 0.097mg Sherbet
Vitamin B3 0.176mg 0.063mg Fudge
Vitamin B5 0.14mg 0.224mg Sherbet
Vitamin B6 0.012mg 0.023mg Sherbet
Folate 4µg 4µg
Vitamin B12 0.09µg 0.13µg Sherbet
Choline 10mg 7.7mg Fudge
Vitamin K 1.4µg 0µg Fudge
Cholesterol 14mg 1mg Sherbet
Trans Fat 0.165g Sherbet
Saturated Fat 6.448g 1.16g Sherbet
Monounsaturated Fat 2.943g 0.53g Fudge
Polyunsaturated fat 0.373g 0.08g Fudge

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sherbet
Sherbet is lower in Sugar (difference - 48.8g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sherbet
Sherbet is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sherbet
Sherbet is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.288g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sherbet
Sherbet is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fudge
Fudge contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fudge
Fudge is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
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. Sherbet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167577/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.