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Kit Kat vs. Chocolate ice cream — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Kit Kat and Chocolate ice cream different?

  • Kit Kat is higher in Vitamin B12, Copper, and Vitamin B1, however, Chocolate ice cream is richer in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Kit Kat is 56% higher.
  • Kit Kat contains 3 times more Vitamin B1 than Chocolate ice cream. While Kit Kat contains 0.117mg of Vitamin B1, Chocolate ice cream contains only 0.042mg.
  • Chocolate ice cream has less Saturated Fat.

Candies, KIT KAT Wafer Bar and Ice creams, chocolate are the varieties 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 Calcium +14.7%
Contains more Magnesium +27.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.2%
Contains less Sodium -28.9%
Contains more Copper +63%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains more Zinc +544.4%
Contains more Manganese +40%
Equal in Iron - 0.93
Equal in Potassium - 249
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 38% 38% 27% 58% 21% 8% 3% 74% 14% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 33% 35% 21% 46% 22% 10% 16% 45% 19% 14%
Contains more Calcium +14.7%
Contains more Magnesium +27.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.2%
Contains less Sodium -28.9%
Contains more Copper +63%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains more Zinc +544.4%
Contains more Manganese +40%
Equal in Iron - 0.93
Equal in Potassium - 249

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 E +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +121.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +93.1%
Contains more Choline +37.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1633.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +413.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.194
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 7% 0% 0% 30% 49% 10% 39% 5% 11% 70% 17% 14%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 25% 6% 6% 3% 11% 45% 5% 34% 13% 12% 37% 13% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +121.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +93.1%
Contains more Choline +37.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1633.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +413.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.194

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +71.3%
Contains more Fats +136.3%
Contains more Carbs +129%
Contains more Water +3317.2%
Equal in Other - 1.3
7% 26% 65%
Protein: 6.51 g
Fats: 25.99 g
Carbs: 64.59 g
Water: 1.63 g
Other: 1.28 g
4% 11% 28% 56%
Protein: 3.8 g
Fats: 11 g
Carbs: 28.2 g
Water: 55.7 g
Other: 1.3 g
Contains more Protein +71.3%
Contains more Fats +136.3%
Contains more Carbs +129%
Contains more Water +3317.2%
Equal in Other - 1.3

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +82.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +118.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -62.1%
73% 24% 4%
Saturated Fat: 17.953 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.844 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.895 g
65% 31% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.21 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.41 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +82.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +118.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -62.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kit Kat Chocolate ice cream Opinion
Net carbs 63.59g 27g Kit Kat
Protein 6.51g 3.8g Kit Kat
Fats 25.99g 11g Kit Kat
Carbs 64.59g 28.2g Kit Kat
Calories 518kcal 216kcal Kit Kat
Starch 10.6g Kit Kat
Fructose 0.2g Kit Kat
Sugar 48.68g 25.36g Chocolate ice cream
Fiber 1g 1.2g Chocolate ice cream
Calcium 125mg 109mg Kit Kat
Iron 1mg 0.93mg Kit Kat
Magnesium 37mg 29mg Kit Kat
Phosphorus 135mg 107mg Kit Kat
Potassium 231mg 249mg Chocolate ice cream
Sodium 54mg 76mg Kit Kat
Zinc 0.09mg 0.58mg Chocolate ice cream
Copper 0.22mg 0.135mg Kit Kat
Manganese 0.1mg 0.14mg Chocolate ice cream
Selenium 5µg 2.5µg Kit Kat
Vitamin A 81IU 416IU Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin A RAE 24µg 118µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin E 0.34mg 0.3mg Kit Kat
Vitamin D 0IU 8IU Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin D 0µg 0.2µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin C 0mg 0.7mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B1 0.117mg 0.042mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B2 0.21mg 0.194mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.226mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B5 0.64mg 0.554mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B6 0.02mg 0.055mg Chocolate ice cream
Folate 14µg 16µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B12 0.56µg 0.29µg Kit Kat
Choline 31mg 22.5mg Kit Kat
Vitamin K 5.2µg 0.3µg Kit Kat
Tryptophan 0.09mg Kit Kat
Threonine 0.19mg Kit Kat
Isoleucine 0.28mg Kit Kat
Leucine 0.52mg Kit Kat
Lysine 0.28mg Kit Kat
Methionine 0.16mg Kit Kat
Phenylalanine 0.27mg Kit Kat
Valine 0.36mg Kit Kat
Histidine 0.11mg Kit Kat
Cholesterol 11mg 34mg Kit Kat
Trans Fat 0.099g Chocolate ice cream
Saturated Fat 17.953g 6.8g Chocolate ice cream
Monounsaturated Fat 5.844g 3.21g Kit Kat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.895g 0.41g Kit Kat
Omega-3 - ALA 0.075g Kit Kat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Kit Kat Chocolate ice cream
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
19%
Kit Kat
16%
Chocolate ice cream
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
30%
Kit Kat
26%
Chocolate ice cream

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Kit Kat
Kit Kat contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kit Kat
Kit Kat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kit Kat
Kit Kat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chocolate ice cream
Chocolate ice cream is lower in Sugar (difference - 23.32g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chocolate ice cream
Chocolate ice cream is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.153g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate ice cream
Chocolate ice cream is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Kit Kat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167992/nutrients
  2. Chocolate ice cream - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168809/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.