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Molasses vs. Ice cream — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Molasses and Ice cream different?

  • Molasses are higher in Manganese, Iron, Magnesium, Copper, Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Selenium, however, Ice cream is richer in Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B12.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Molasses is 66% higher.
  • Molasses contain 52 times more Iron than Ice cream. While Molasses contain 4.72mg of Iron, Ice cream contains only 0.09mg.
  • Molasses have less Saturated Fat.

Molasses and Ice creams, vanilla 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 +60.2%
Contains more Iron +5144.4%
Contains more Magnesium +1628.6%
Contains more Potassium +635.7%
Contains less Sodium -53.8%
Contains more Copper +2017.4%
Contains more Manganese +19025%
Contains more Selenium +888.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +238.7%
Contains more Zinc +137.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 62% 177% 173% 13% 129% 4.8% 7.9% 162% 200% 97%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 38% 3.4% 10% 45% 18% 10% 19% 7.7% 1% 9.8%
Contains more Calcium +60.2%
Contains more Iron +5144.4%
Contains more Magnesium +1628.6%
Contains more Potassium +635.7%
Contains less Sodium -53.8%
Contains more Copper +2017.4%
Contains more Manganese +19025%
Contains more Selenium +888.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +238.7%
Contains more Zinc +137.9%

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 B3 +701.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1295.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11900%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.041
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% 10% 0.46% 17% 48% 155% 0% 0% 7.3% 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 25% 6% 6% 2% 10% 55% 2.2% 35% 11% 3.8% 49% 14% 0.75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +701.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1295.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11900%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.041

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +216.7%
Contains more Other +266.7%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +10900%
Contains more Water +178.9%
75% 22% 3%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 74.73 g
Water: 21.87 g
Other: 3.3 g
4% 11% 24% 61%
Protein: 3.5 g
Fats: 11 g
Carbs: 23.6 g
Water: 61 g
Other: 0.9 g
Contains more Carbs +216.7%
Contains more Other +266.7%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +10900%
Contains more Water +178.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +9178.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +804%
18% 32% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.018 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.032 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.05 g
66% 29% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.79 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.969 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.452 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +9178.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +804%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Molasses Ice cream Opinion
Net carbs 74.73g 22.9g Molasses
Protein 0g 3.5g Ice cream
Fats 0.1g 11g Ice cream
Carbs 74.73g 23.6g Molasses
Calories 290kcal 207kcal Molasses
Fructose 12.79g Molasses
Sugar 74.72g 21.22g Ice cream
Fiber 0g 0.7g Ice cream
Calcium 205mg 128mg Molasses
Iron 4.72mg 0.09mg Molasses
Magnesium 242mg 14mg Molasses
Phosphorus 31mg 105mg Ice cream
Potassium 1464mg 199mg Molasses
Sodium 37mg 80mg Molasses
Zinc 0.29mg 0.69mg Ice cream
Copper 0.487mg 0.023mg Molasses
Manganese 1.53mg 0.008mg Molasses
Selenium 17.8µg 1.8µg Molasses
Vitamin A 0IU 421IU Ice cream
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 118µg Ice cream
Vitamin E 0mg 0.3mg Ice cream
Vitamin D 0IU 8IU Ice cream
Vitamin D 0µg 0.2µg Ice cream
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Ice cream
Vitamin B1 0.041mg 0.041mg
Vitamin B2 0.002mg 0.24mg Ice cream
Vitamin B3 0.93mg 0.116mg Molasses
Vitamin B5 0.804mg 0.581mg Molasses
Vitamin B6 0.67mg 0.048mg Molasses
Folate 0µg 5µg Ice cream
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.39µg Ice cream
Choline 13.3mg 26mg Ice cream
Vitamin K 0µg 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 0mg 44mg Molasses
Saturated Fat 0.018g 6.79g Molasses
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.003g Ice cream
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 2.969g Ice cream
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 0.452g Ice cream

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Molasses 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
18%
Molasses
17%
Ice cream
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
103%
Molasses
16%
Ice cream

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Molasses
Molasses contains less Sodium (difference - 43mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Molasses
Molasses is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 44mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Molasses
Molasses is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.772g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Molasses
Molasses is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ice cream
Ice cream is lower in Sugar (difference - 53.5g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ice cream
Ice cream is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is cheaper?
Ice cream
Ice cream is cheaper (difference - $2)
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. Molasses - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168820/nutrients
  2. Ice cream - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167575/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.