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Pretzel vs. Chocolate pudding — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Pretzel and Chocolate pudding

  • Pretzel has more Iron, Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, and Fiber, however, Chocolate pudding is richer in Phosphorus, and Vitamin B12.
  • Pretzel covers your daily Iron needs 52% more than Chocolate pudding.
  • Chocolate pudding has 49 times less Vitamin B3 than Pretzel. Pretzel has 5.27mg of Vitamin B3, while Chocolate pudding has 0.108mg.
  • Chocolate pudding contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Snacks, pretzels, hard, plain, salted and Puddings, chocolate, dry mix, instant, prepared with 2% milk.

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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 +1045%
Contains more Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Potassium +32.7%
Contains more Zinc +141.9%
Contains more Copper +129.4%
Contains more Manganese +1537.1%
Contains more Selenium +91.3%
Contains more Calcium +285.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.9%
Contains less Sodium -77.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 172% 21% 55% 20% 162% 29% 53% 133% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 32% 15% 14% 102% 15% 38% 12% 23% 9% 13%
Contains more Iron +1045%
Contains more Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Potassium +32.7%
Contains more Zinc +141.9%
Contains more Copper +129.4%
Contains more Manganese +1537.1%
Contains more Selenium +91.3%
Contains more Calcium +285.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.9%
Contains less Sodium -77.1%

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.
Pretzel
10
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Contains more Vitamin C +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1147.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4779.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.7%
Contains more Folate +3220%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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% 10% 0% 7% 106% 77% 99% 20% 18% 125% 0% 17% 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 11% 0% 24% 3% 9% 34% 3% 17% 9% 4% 39% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1147.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4779.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.7%
Contains more Folate +3220%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +218.7%
Contains more Fats +52.6%
Contains more Carbs +325.6%
Contains more Other +142.1%
Contains more Water +2283.1%
10% 3% 80% 3% 4%
Protein: 10.04 g
Fats: 2.93 g
Carbs: 80.39 g
Water: 3.13 g
Other: 3.51 g
3% 2% 19% 75%
Protein: 3.15 g
Fats: 1.92 g
Carbs: 18.89 g
Water: 74.59 g
Other: 1.45 g
Contains more Protein +218.7%
Contains more Fats +52.6%
Contains more Carbs +325.6%
Contains more Other +142.1%
Contains more Water +2283.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -63.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +29.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +878%
16% 30% 54%
Saturated Fat: 0.391 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.727 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.291 g
61% 32% 8%
Saturated Fat: 1.064 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.561 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.132 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -63.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +29.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +878%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pretzel Chocolate pudding Opinion
Net carbs 76.99g 18.49g Pretzel
Protein 10.04g 3.15g Pretzel
Fats 2.93g 1.92g Pretzel
Carbs 80.39g 18.89g Pretzel
Calories 384kcal 105kcal Pretzel
Starch 72.58g Pretzel
Fructose 0.31g Pretzel
Sugar 2.21g Chocolate pudding
Fiber 3.4g 0.4g Pretzel
Calcium 27mg 104mg Chocolate pudding
Iron 4.58mg 0.4mg Pretzel
Magnesium 29mg 19mg Pretzel
Phosphorus 128mg 238mg Chocolate pudding
Potassium 223mg 168mg Pretzel
Sodium 1240mg 284mg Chocolate pudding
Zinc 1.04mg 0.43mg Pretzel
Copper 0.156mg 0.068mg Pretzel
Manganese 1.015mg 0.062mg Pretzel
Selenium 4.4µg 2.3µg Pretzel
Vitamin A 0IU 170IU Chocolate pudding
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 46µg Chocolate pudding
Vitamin E 0.47mg Pretzel
Vitamin D 0IU 33IU Chocolate pudding
Vitamin D 0µg 0.8µg Chocolate pudding
Vitamin C 2.1mg 0.8mg Pretzel
Vitamin B1 0.424mg 0.034mg Pretzel
Vitamin B2 0.332mg 0.147mg Pretzel
Vitamin B3 5.27mg 0.108mg Pretzel
Vitamin B5 0.322mg 0.274mg Pretzel
Vitamin B6 0.074mg 0.038mg Pretzel
Folate 166µg 5µg Pretzel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.31µg Chocolate pudding
Choline 29.5mg Pretzel
Vitamin K 2.8µg Pretzel
Tryptophan 0.097mg 0.044mg Pretzel
Threonine 0.25mg 0.139mg Pretzel
Isoleucine 0.407mg 0.182mg Pretzel
Leucine 0.757mg 0.295mg Pretzel
Lysine 0.257mg 0.239mg Pretzel
Methionine 0.177mg 0.074mg Pretzel
Phenylalanine 0.52mg 0.151mg Pretzel
Valine 0.48mg 0.208mg Pretzel
Histidine 0.22mg 0.082mg Pretzel
Cholesterol 0mg 6mg Pretzel
Trans Fat 0.004g Chocolate pudding
Saturated Fat 0.391g 1.064g Pretzel
Monounsaturated Fat 0.727g 0.561g Pretzel
Polyunsaturated fat 1.291g 0.132g Pretzel
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 1.223g Pretzel
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.001g Pretzel
Omega-3 - ALA 0.063g Pretzel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pretzel Chocolate pudding
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
37%
Pretzel
11%
Chocolate pudding
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
67%
Pretzel
27%
Chocolate pudding

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pretzel
Pretzel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pretzel
Pretzel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.673g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pretzel
Pretzel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pretzel
Pretzel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chocolate pudding
Chocolate pudding is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate pudding
Chocolate pudding contains less Sodium (difference - 956mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chocolate pudding
Chocolate pudding is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate pudding
Chocolate pudding is cheaper (difference - $2.4)

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. Pretzel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167555/nutrients
  2. Chocolate pudding - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167998/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.