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Mounds candy bar vs. Chocolate ice cream — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mounds candy bar and Chocolate ice cream

  • Mounds candy bar has more Manganese, Copper, Iron, and Fiber, however, Chocolate ice cream is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, and Calcium.
  • Mounds candy bar's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 69% more.
  • Mounds candy bar contains 7 times more Manganese than Chocolate ice cream. Mounds candy bar contains 0.948mg of Manganese, while Chocolate ice cream contains 0.14mg.
  • Chocolate ice cream contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Candies, MOUNDS Candy Bar and Ice creams, chocolate.

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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 +124.7%
Contains more Magnesium +89.7%
Contains more Potassium +28.9%
Contains more Zinc +89.7%
Contains more Copper +196.3%
Contains more Manganese +577.1%
Contains more Selenium +164%
Contains more Calcium +419%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -47.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6.3% 78% 39% 39% 28% 19% 30% 133% 124% 36%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 33% 35% 21% 46% 22% 9.9% 16% 45% 18% 14%
Contains more Iron +124.7%
Contains more Magnesium +89.7%
Contains more Potassium +28.9%
Contains more Zinc +89.7%
Contains more Copper +196.3%
Contains more Manganese +577.1%
Contains more Selenium +164%
Contains more Calcium +419%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -47.6%

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 B1 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +75%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +234.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.1%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +90.7%
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% 3.8% 0% 1.3% 12% 13% 5.2% 15% 21% 4.5% 0% 6.4% 4%
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% 2.3% 11% 45% 4.2% 33% 13% 12% 36% 12% 0.75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +75%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +234.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.1%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +90.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +21.1%
Contains more Fats +141.8%
Contains more Carbs +107.8%
Contains more Water +515.5%
Contains more Other +12.1%
5% 27% 59% 9%
Protein: 4.6 g
Fats: 26.6 g
Carbs: 58.59 g
Water: 9.05 g
Other: 1.16 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 +21.1%
Contains more Fats +141.8%
Contains more Carbs +107.8%
Contains more Water +515.5%
Contains more Other +12.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -67%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +723.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +192.9%
97% 2%
Saturated Fat: 20.58 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.39 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.14 g
65% 31% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.21 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.41 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -67%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +723.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +192.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mounds candy bar Chocolate ice cream Opinion
Net carbs 54.89g 27g Mounds candy bar
Protein 4.6g 3.8g Mounds candy bar
Fats 26.6g 11g Mounds candy bar
Carbs 58.59g 28.2g Mounds candy bar
Calories 486kcal 216kcal Mounds candy bar
Sugar 46.19g 25.36g Chocolate ice cream
Fiber 3.7g 1.2g Mounds candy bar
Calcium 21mg 109mg Chocolate ice cream
Iron 2.09mg 0.93mg Mounds candy bar
Magnesium 55mg 29mg Mounds candy bar
Phosphorus 91mg 107mg Chocolate ice cream
Potassium 321mg 249mg Mounds candy bar
Sodium 145mg 76mg Chocolate ice cream
Zinc 1.1mg 0.58mg Mounds candy bar
Copper 0.4mg 0.135mg Mounds candy bar
Manganese 0.948mg 0.14mg Mounds candy bar
Selenium 6.6µg 2.5µg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin A 0IU 416IU Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 118µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.3mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin D 0IU 8IU Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin D 0µg 0.2µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin C 0.4mg 0.7mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B1 0.049mg 0.042mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.194mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B3 0.277mg 0.226mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin B5 0.245mg 0.554mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.055mg Mounds candy bar
Folate 6µg 16µg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.29µg Chocolate ice cream
Choline 11.8mg 22.5mg Chocolate ice cream
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0.3µg Mounds candy bar
Cholesterol 2mg 34mg Mounds candy bar
Saturated Fat 20.58g 6.8g Chocolate ice cream
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39g 3.21g Chocolate ice cream
Polyunsaturated fat 0.14g 0.41g Chocolate ice cream

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mounds candy bar 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
7%
Mounds candy bar
16%
Chocolate ice cream
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
53%
Mounds candy bar
26%
Chocolate ice cream

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chocolate ice cream
Chocolate ice cream is lower in Sugar (difference - 20.83g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate ice cream
Chocolate ice cream contains less Sodium (difference - 69mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chocolate ice cream
Chocolate ice cream is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.78g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chocolate ice cream
Chocolate 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. Mounds candy bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168759/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.