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Ice cream vs. Twizzlers — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Ice cream and Twizzlers?

  • Ice cream is richer than Twizzlers in Calcium, Phosphorus, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Ice cream's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 31% more.

We used Ice creams, vanilla and Candies, TWIZZLERS NIBS CHERRY BITS 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 +1500%
Contains more Phosphorus +337.5%
Contains more Potassium +437.8%
Contains less Sodium -59%
Contains more Iron +211.1%
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 3% 11% 0% 11% 4% 26% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +1500%
Contains more Phosphorus +337.5%
Contains more Potassium +437.8%
Contains less Sodium -59%
Contains more Iron +211.1%

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 C +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +52.2%
Contains more Fats +316.7%
Contains more Water +306.7%
Contains more Other +30.4%
Contains more Carbs +236.3%
4% 11% 24% 61%
Protein: 3.5 g
Fats: 11 g
Carbs: 23.6 g
Water: 61 g
Other: 0.9 g
2% 3% 79% 15%
Protein: 2.3 g
Fats: 2.64 g
Carbs: 79.37 g
Water: 15 g
Other: 0.69 g
Contains more Protein +52.2%
Contains more Fats +316.7%
Contains more Water +306.7%
Contains more Other +30.4%
Contains more Carbs +236.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +57.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +222.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -92%
66% 29% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.79 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.969 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.452 g
21% 73% 5%
Saturated Fat: 0.54 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.88 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.14 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +57.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +222.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -92%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ice cream Twizzlers Opinion
Net carbs 22.9g 78.77g Twizzlers
Protein 3.5g 2.3g Ice cream
Fats 11g 2.64g Ice cream
Carbs 23.6g 79.37g Twizzlers
Calories 207kcal 347kcal Twizzlers
Sugar 21.22g 51.35g Ice cream
Fiber 0.7g 0.6g Ice cream
Calcium 128mg 8mg Ice cream
Iron 0.09mg 0.28mg Twizzlers
Magnesium 14mg Ice cream
Phosphorus 105mg 24mg Ice cream
Potassium 199mg 37mg Ice cream
Sodium 80mg 195mg 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 0IU 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 0mg 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 0mg Twizzlers
Saturated Fat 6.79g 0.54g Twizzlers
Omega-3 - EPA 0.003g Ice cream
Monounsaturated Fat 2.969g 1.88g Ice cream
Polyunsaturated fat 0.452g 0.14g Ice cream

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Ice cream Twizzlers
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
0%
Twizzlers
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
16%
Ice cream
5%
Twizzlers

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 44mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.25g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ice cream
Ice cream is lower in Sugar (difference - 30.13g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ice cream
Ice cream contains less Sodium (difference - 115mg)
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
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Twizzlers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167983/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.