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Heart of palm vs. Icing — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Heart of palm and Icing

  • Heart of palm has more Copper, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Zinc, Iron, Phosphorus, and Vitamin C, however, Icing is richer in Vitamin K, and Vitamin B2.
  • Heart of palm's daily need coverage for Copper is 72% more.
  • Heart of palm contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Hearts of palm, raw and Frostings, vanilla, creamy, ready-to-eat.

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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 +500%
Contains more Iron +956.3%
Contains more Magnesium +900%
Contains more Phosphorus +677.8%
Contains more Potassium +5211.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.4%
Contains more Zinc +5228.6%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Selenium +600%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 64% 8% 60% 160% 2% 102% 215% 0% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 6% 1% 8% 3% 24% 2% 0% 0% 1%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +956.3%
Contains more Magnesium +900%
Contains more Phosphorus +677.8%
Contains more Potassium +5211.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.4%
Contains more Zinc +5228.6%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Selenium +600%

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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Icing
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin E +206%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.8%
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 5% 10% 0% 27% 13% 42% 17% 0% 187% 18% 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 0% 31% 0% 0% 3% 70% 5% 4% 0% 6% 0% 2% 33%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin E +206%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.8%
Contains more Choline +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Water +361.2%
Contains more Other +145.7%
Contains more Fats +8015%
Contains more Carbs +165.1%
3% 26% 70% 2%
Protein: 2.7 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 25.61 g
Water: 69.5 g
Other: 1.99 g
16% 68% 15%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 16.23 g
Carbs: 67.89 g
Water: 15.07 g
Other: 0.81 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Water +361.2%
Contains more Other +145.7%
Contains more Fats +8015%
Contains more Carbs +165.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +97100%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +8833.7%
33% 4% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.046 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.005 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.089 g
19% 31% 50%
Saturated Fat: 2.974 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.86 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.951 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +97100%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +8833.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Heart of palm Icing Opinion
Net carbs 24.11g 67.89g Icing
Protein 2.7g 0g Heart of palm
Fats 0.2g 16.23g Icing
Carbs 25.61g 67.89g Icing
Calories 115kcal 418kcal Icing
Sugar 17.16g 63.1g Heart of palm
Fiber 1.5g 0g Heart of palm
Calcium 18mg 3mg Heart of palm
Iron 1.69mg 0.16mg Heart of palm
Magnesium 10mg 1mg Heart of palm
Phosphorus 140mg 18mg Heart of palm
Potassium 1806mg 34mg Heart of palm
Sodium 14mg 184mg Heart of palm
Zinc 3.73mg 0.07mg Heart of palm
Copper 0.644mg 0mg Heart of palm
Selenium 0.7µg 0.1µg Heart of palm
Vitamin A 68IU 0IU Heart of palm
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 0µg Heart of palm
Vitamin E 0.5mg 1.53mg Icing
Vitamin C 8mg 0mg Heart of palm
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.01mg Heart of palm
Vitamin B2 0.18mg 0.302mg Icing
Vitamin B3 0.9mg 0.22mg Heart of palm
Vitamin B5 0.055mg Icing
Vitamin B6 0.81mg 0mg Heart of palm
Folate 24µg 8µg Heart of palm
Choline 0mg 2.3mg Icing
Vitamin K 0µg 13µg Icing
Saturated Fat 0.046g 2.974g Heart of palm
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 4.86g Icing
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089g 7.951g Icing

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Heart of palm Icing
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
24%
Heart of palm
12%
Icing
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
62%
Heart of palm
4%
Icing

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Heart of palm
Heart of palm is lower in Sugar (difference - 45.94g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Heart of palm
Heart of palm contains less Sodium (difference - 170mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Heart of palm
Heart of palm is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.928g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Heart of palm
Heart of palm is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Heart of palm
Heart of palm is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Heart of palm - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167714/nutrients
  2. Icing - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169620/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.