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Italian ice vs. Corn syrup — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Italian ice and Corn syrup

  • The amount of Selenium in Corn syrup is higher than in Italian ice.
  • Corn syrup has 36 times less Vitamin B3 than Italian ice. Italian ice has 0.715mg of Vitamin B3, while Corn syrup has 0.02mg.
  • Italian ice contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Frozen novelties, ice type, italian, restaurant-prepared and Syrups, corn, dark.

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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 less Sodium -97.4%
Contains more Calcium +1700%
Contains more Iron +311.1%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +633.3%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Copper +430%
Contains more Manganese +400%
Contains more Selenium +2800%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 4% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 4% 3% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 14% 6% 5% 4% 21% 2% 18% 14% 16%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Contains more Calcium +1700%
Contains more Iron +311.1%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +633.3%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Copper +430%
Contains more Manganese +400%
Contains more Selenium +2800%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3475%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +360%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +350%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.009
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 11% 0% 0% 2% 2% 3% 14% 1% 1% 4% 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% 0% 0% 0% 3% 3% 1% 2% 3% 0% 0% 8% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3475%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +360%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +350%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.009

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +292.5%
Contains more Carbs +474.7%
Contains more Other +700%
14% 86%
Protein: 0.03 g
Fats: 0.02 g
Carbs: 13.5 g
Water: 86.4 g
Other: 0.05 g
78% 22%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 77.59 g
Water: 22.01 g
Other: 0.4 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +292.5%
Contains more Carbs +474.7%
Contains more Other +700%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Italian ice Corn syrup Opinion
Net carbs 13.5g 77.59g Corn syrup
Protein 0.03g 0g Italian ice
Fats 0.02g 0g Italian ice
Carbs 13.5g 77.59g Corn syrup
Calories 53kcal 286kcal Corn syrup
Sugar 77.59g Italian ice
Calcium 1mg 18mg Corn syrup
Iron 0.09mg 0.37mg Corn syrup
Magnesium 0mg 8mg Corn syrup
Phosphorus 0mg 11mg Corn syrup
Potassium 6mg 44mg Corn syrup
Sodium 4mg 155mg Italian ice
Zinc 0.03mg 0.04mg Corn syrup
Copper 0.01mg 0.053mg Corn syrup
Manganese 0.02mg 0.1mg Corn syrup
Selenium 0.1µg 2.9µg Corn syrup
Vitamin A 167IU 0IU Italian ice
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0mg Italian ice
Vitamin B1 0.005mg 0.011mg Corn syrup
Vitamin B2 0.01mg 0.009mg Italian ice
Vitamin B3 0.715mg 0.02mg Italian ice
Vitamin B5 0.005mg 0.023mg Corn syrup
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.009mg Corn syrup
Folate 5µg 0µg Italian ice
Choline 13.3mg Corn syrup

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Italian ice Corn syrup
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
3%
Italian ice
1%
Corn syrup
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
1%
Italian ice
10%
Corn syrup

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Italian ice
Italian ice is lower in Sugar (difference - 77.59g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Italian ice
Italian ice contains less Sodium (difference - 151mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Italian ice
Italian ice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 90)
Which food is cheaper?
Italian ice
Italian ice is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Corn syrup
Corn syrup 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 contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0 g)
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. Italian ice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168812/nutrients
  2. Corn syrup - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168836/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.