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Italian ice vs. Flan — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Italian ice and Flan different?

  • Flan is higher than Italian ice in Selenium.
  • Flan covers your daily need of Selenium 39% more than Italian ice.
  • Italian ice is lower in Sodium.

Frozen novelties, ice type, italian, restaurant-prepared and Flan, caramel custard, dry mix types were used 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 Iron +12.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Manganese +185.7%
Contains more Calcium +2300%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +2450%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Selenium +21200%
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 8% 3% 0% 1% 14% 57% 2% 5% 1% 117%
Contains more Iron +12.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Manganese +185.7%
Contains more Calcium +2300%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +2450%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Selenium +21200%

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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Flan
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +1007.7%
Contains more Carbs +578.5%
Contains more Other +1100%
14% 86%
Protein: 0.03 g
Fats: 0.02 g
Carbs: 13.5 g
Water: 86.4 g
Other: 0.05 g
92% 8%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 91.6 g
Water: 7.8 g
Other: 0.6 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +1007.7%
Contains more Carbs +578.5%
Contains more Other +1100%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Italian ice Flan Opinion
Net carbs 13.5g 91.6g Flan
Protein 0.03g 0g Italian ice
Fats 0.02g 0g Italian ice
Carbs 13.5g 91.6g Flan
Calories 53kcal 348kcal Flan
Calcium 1mg 24mg Flan
Iron 0.09mg 0.08mg Italian ice
Phosphorus 0mg 1mg Flan
Potassium 6mg 153mg Flan
Sodium 4mg 432mg Italian ice
Zinc 0.03mg 0.04mg Flan
Copper 0.01mg 0.015mg Flan
Manganese 0.02mg 0.007mg Italian ice
Selenium 0.1µg 21.3µg Flan
Vitamin A 167IU 0IU Italian ice
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0mg Italian ice
Vitamin B1 0.005mg 0mg Italian ice
Vitamin B2 0.01mg 0mg Italian ice
Vitamin B3 0.715mg 0mg Italian ice
Vitamin B5 0.005mg 0mg Italian ice
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0mg Italian ice
Folate 5µg 0µg Italian ice

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Italian ice Flan
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
0%
Flan
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
1%
Italian ice
20%
Flan

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Italian ice
Italian ice contains less Sodium (difference - 428mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Italian ice
Italian ice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 66)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Italian ice
Italian ice is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flan
Flan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Flan
Flan is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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 ($)

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. Flan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169602/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.