Foodstruct Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Food Comparison | Glycemic Index Chart | Insulin Index Chart | Blog | Subscribe | Sign Up

Ice cream vs. Snickers — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

The main differences between Ice cream and Snickers

  • Snickers is richer than Ice cream in Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Snickers is 30% higher.
  • Ice cream contains 5 times more Cholesterol than Snickers. Ice cream contains 44mg of Cholesterol, while Snickers contains 9mg.

Food types used in this article are Ice creams, vanilla and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, SNICKERS CRUNCHER.

Infographic

Ice cream vs Snickers infographic
Infographic link

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 +42.2%
Contains less Sodium -57.7%
Contains more Iron +655.6%
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 27% 26% 0% 0% 0% 25% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +42.2%
Contains less Sodium -57.7%
Contains more Iron +655.6%

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.
:
Contains more Vitamin A +250.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +20%
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 8% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +250.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +20%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +1264.7%
Contains more Protein +96%
Contains more Fats +121.6%
Contains more Carbs +166.3%
Contains more Other +60%
4% 11% 24% 61%
Protein: 3.5 g
Fats: 11 g
Carbs: 23.6 g
Water: 61 g
Other: 0.9 g
7% 24% 63% 4%
Protein: 6.86 g
Fats: 24.38 g
Carbs: 62.85 g
Water: 4.47 g
Other: 1.44 g
Contains more Water +1264.7%
Contains more Protein +96%
Contains more Fats +121.6%
Contains more Carbs +166.3%
Contains more Other +60%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -46.5%
66% 29% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.79 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.969 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.452 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 12.703 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -46.5%

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 Snickers
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ice cream Snickers Opinion
Net carbs 22.9g 60.95g Snickers
Protein 3.5g 6.86g Snickers
Fats 11g 24.38g Snickers
Carbs 23.6g 62.85g Snickers
Calories 207kcal 488kcal Snickers
Sugar 21.22g 46.54g Ice cream
Fiber 0.7g 1.9g Snickers
Calcium 128mg 90mg Ice cream
Iron 0.09mg 0.68mg Snickers
Magnesium 14mg Ice cream
Phosphorus 105mg Ice cream
Potassium 199mg Ice cream
Sodium 80mg 189mg Ice cream
Zinc 0.69mg Ice cream
Copper 0.023mg Ice cream
Manganese 0.008mg Ice cream
Selenium 1.8µg Ice cream
Vitamin A 421IU 120IU Ice cream
Vitamin A RAE 118µg Ice cream
Vitamin E 0.3mg Ice cream
Vitamin D 8IU Ice cream
Vitamin D 0.2µg Ice cream
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0.5mg Ice cream
Vitamin B1 0.041mg Ice cream
Vitamin B2 0.24mg Ice cream
Vitamin B3 0.116mg Ice cream
Vitamin B5 0.581mg Ice cream
Vitamin B6 0.048mg Ice cream
Folate 5µg Ice cream
Vitamin B12 0.39µg Ice cream
Choline 26mg Ice cream
Vitamin K 0.3µg Ice cream
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 9mg Snickers
Trans Fat 0.394g Ice cream
Saturated Fat 6.79g 12.703g Ice cream
Omega-3 - EPA 0.003g Ice cream
Monounsaturated Fat 2.969g Ice cream
Polyunsaturated fat 0.452g Ice cream

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Ice cream Snickers
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

People also compare

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
1%
Snickers
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
16%
Ice cream
8%
Snickers

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Snickers
Snickers is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Snickers
Snickers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ice cream
Ice cream is lower in Sugar (difference - 25.32g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ice cream
Ice cream contains less Sodium (difference - 109mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ice cream
Ice cream is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.913g)
Which food is cheaper?
Ice cream
Ice cream is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ice cream
Ice cream is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ice cream
Ice cream is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Snickers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169663/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.