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Sherbet vs Fondant icing - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Sherbet and Fondant icing?

  • Sherbet is richer in Vitamin B2, and Calcium, while Fondant icing is higher in Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, and Fiber.
  • Fondant icing has 24 times less Potassium than Sherbet. Sherbet has 96mg of Potassium, while Fondant icing has 4mg.

We used Sherbet, orange and Candies, fondant, prepared-from-recipe types in this comparison.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +1300%
Contains more Calcium +1700%
Contains more Potassium +2300%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Copper +833.3%
Contains more Zinc +1100%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -76.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 17% 9% 6% 10% 14% 18% 6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 2% 0% 2%
Contains more Iron +1300%
Contains more Calcium +1700%
Contains more Potassium +2300%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Copper +833.3%
Contains more Zinc +1100%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -76.1%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Sherbet
10
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +440%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +506.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 3% 1% 0% 7% 23% 2% 14% 6% 17% 0% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +440%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +506.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
7
Sherbet
0
Fondant icing
Mineral Summary Score
10
Sherbet
1
Fondant icing

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
7%
Sherbet
0%
Fondant icing
Carbohydrates
30%
Sherbet
93%
Fondant icing
Fats
9%
Sherbet
0%
Fondant icing

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Sherbet Fondant icing
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok

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Sherbet Fondant icing
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sherbet
Sherbet is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sherbet
Sherbet is lower in Sugar (difference - 64.58g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sherbet
Sherbet is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fondant icing
Fondant icing is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fondant icing
Fondant icing contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fondant icing
Fondant icing is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.16g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fondant icing
Fondant icing is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Fondant icing
Fondant icing is cheaper (difference - $2)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sherbet Fondant icing Opinion
Calories 144 373 Fondant icing
Protein 1.1 0 Sherbet
Fats 2 0.02 Sherbet
Vitamin C 2.3 0 Sherbet
Carbs 30.4 93.18 Fondant icing
Cholesterol 1 0 Fondant icing
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.14 0.01 Sherbet
Calcium 54 3 Sherbet
Potassium 96 4 Sherbet
Magnesium 8 0 Sherbet
Sugar 24.32 88.9 Sherbet
Fiber 1.3 0 Sherbet
Copper 0.028 0.003 Sherbet
Zinc 0.48 0.04 Sherbet
Starch
Phosphorus 40 0 Sherbet
Sodium 46 11 Fondant icing
Vitamin A 46 0 Sherbet
Vitamin E 0.01 0 Sherbet
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.027 0.005 Sherbet
Vitamin B2 0.097 0.016 Sherbet
Vitamin B3 0.063 0 Sherbet
Vitamin B5 0.224 0 Sherbet
Vitamin B6 0.023 0 Sherbet
Vitamin B12 0.13 0 Sherbet
Vitamin K 0 0
Folate 4 0 Sherbet
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.16 0 Fondant icing
Monounsaturated Fat 0.53 0 Sherbet
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08 0 Sherbet
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Sherbet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167577/nutrients
  2. Fondant icing - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167986/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.