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Ice cream vs. Mounds candy bar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Ice cream and Mounds candy bar?

  • Ice cream is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, and Calcium, yet Mounds candy bar is higher in Copper, Manganese, Iron, and Fiber.
  • Mounds candy bar's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 69% more.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Mounds candy bar is lower.

We used Ice creams, vanilla and Candies, MOUNDS Candy Bar 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.
Contains more Calcium +509.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.4%
Contains less Sodium -44.8%
Contains more Iron +2222.2%
Contains more Magnesium +292.9%
Contains more Potassium +61.3%
Contains more Zinc +59.4%
Contains more Copper +1639.1%
Contains more Manganese +11750%
Contains more Selenium +266.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 39% 4% 10% 45% 18% 11% 19% 8% 2% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 79% 40% 39% 29% 19% 30% 134% 124% 36%
Contains more Calcium +509.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.4%
Contains less Sodium -44.8%
Contains more Iron +2222.2%
Contains more Magnesium +292.9%
Contains more Potassium +61.3%
Contains more Zinc +59.4%
Contains more Copper +1639.1%
Contains more Manganese +11750%
Contains more Selenium +266.7%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +313.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +120.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +138.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.5%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +433.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 26% 6% 6% 2% 11% 56% 3% 35% 12% 4% 49% 15% 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 0% 4% 0% 2% 13% 14% 6% 15% 21% 5% 0% 7% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +313.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +120.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +138.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.5%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +433.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +574%
Contains more Protein +31.4%
Contains more Fats +141.8%
Contains more Carbs +148.3%
Contains more Other +28.9%
4% 11% 24% 61%
Protein: 3.5 g
Fats: 11 g
Carbs: 23.6 g
Water: 61 g
Other: 0.9 g
5% 27% 59% 9%
Protein: 4.6 g
Fats: 26.6 g
Carbs: 58.59 g
Water: 9.05 g
Other: 1.16 g
Contains more Water +574%
Contains more Protein +31.4%
Contains more Fats +141.8%
Contains more Carbs +148.3%
Contains more Other +28.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -67%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +661.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +222.9%
66% 29% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.79 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.969 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.452 g
97% 2%
Saturated Fat: 20.58 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.39 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.14 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -67%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +661.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +222.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ice cream Mounds candy bar Opinion
Net carbs 22.9g 54.89g Mounds candy bar
Protein 3.5g 4.6g Mounds candy bar
Fats 11g 26.6g Mounds candy bar
Carbs 23.6g 58.59g Mounds candy bar
Calories 207kcal 486kcal Mounds candy bar
Sugar 21.22g 46.19g Ice cream
Fiber 0.7g 3.7g Mounds candy bar
Calcium 128mg 21mg Ice cream
Iron 0.09mg 2.09mg Mounds candy bar
Magnesium 14mg 55mg Mounds candy bar
Phosphorus 105mg 91mg Ice cream
Potassium 199mg 321mg Mounds candy bar
Sodium 80mg 145mg Ice cream
Zinc 0.69mg 1.1mg Mounds candy bar
Copper 0.023mg 0.4mg Mounds candy bar
Manganese 0.008mg 0.948mg Mounds candy bar
Selenium 1.8µg 6.6µg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin A 421IU 0IU Ice cream
Vitamin A RAE 118µg 0µg Ice cream
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.19mg Ice cream
Vitamin D 8IU 0IU Ice cream
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0µg Ice cream
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0.4mg Ice cream
Vitamin B1 0.041mg 0.049mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin B2 0.24mg 0.058mg Ice cream
Vitamin B3 0.116mg 0.277mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin B5 0.581mg 0.245mg Ice cream
Vitamin B6 0.048mg 0.09mg Mounds candy bar
Folate 5µg 6µg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin B12 0.39µg 0µg Ice cream
Choline 26mg 11.8mg Ice cream
Vitamin K 0.3µg 1.6µg Mounds candy bar
Tryptophan 0.045mg Ice cream
Threonine 0.146mg Ice cream
Isoleucine 0.195mg Ice cream
Leucine 0.316mg Ice cream
Lysine 0.258mg Ice cream
Methionine 0.081mg Ice cream
Phenylalanine 0.157mg Ice cream
Valine 0.217mg Ice cream
Histidine 0.088mg Ice cream
Cholesterol 44mg 2mg Mounds candy bar
Saturated Fat 6.79g 20.58g Ice cream
Omega-3 - EPA 0.003g 0g Ice cream
Monounsaturated Fat 2.969g 0.39g Ice cream
Polyunsaturated fat 0.452g 0.14g Ice cream

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Ice cream Mounds candy bar
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
17%
Ice cream
7%
Mounds candy bar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
16%
Ice cream
53%
Mounds candy bar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 42mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ice cream
Ice cream is lower in Sugar (difference - 24.97g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ice cream
Ice cream contains less Sodium (difference - 65mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ice cream
Ice cream is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.79g)
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. Ice cream - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167575/nutrients
  2. Mounds candy bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168759/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.