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Pretzel vs. Fudge — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pretzel and Fudge?

  • Pretzel is higher in Folate, Iron, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Manganese, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus, yet Fudge is higher in Copper.
  • Pretzel's daily need coverage for Sodium is 52% more.
  • Pretzel has 42 times more Folate than Fudge. While Pretzel has 166µg of Folate, Fudge has only 4µg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Fudge is lower.

We used Snacks, pretzels, hard, plain, salted and Candies, fudge, chocolate, prepared-from-recipe types 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.
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Fudge
Contains more Iron +158.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +80.3%
Contains more Potassium +66.4%
Contains more Manganese +140.5%
Contains more Selenium +76%
Contains more Calcium +81.5%
Contains more Magnesium +24.1%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Copper +110.9%
Equal in Zinc - 1.11
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 15% 67% 26% 31% 12% 6% 31% 110% 56% 14%
Contains more Iron +158.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +80.3%
Contains more Potassium +66.4%
Contains more Manganese +140.5%
Contains more Selenium +76%
Contains more Calcium +81.5%
Contains more Magnesium +24.1%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Copper +110.9%
Equal in Zinc - 1.11

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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2
Fudge
Contains more Vitamin E +161.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1530.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2894.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +516.7%
Contains more Folate +4050%
Contains more Choline +195%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 10% 4% 0% 0% 7% 20% 4% 9% 3% 3% 12% 6% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +161.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1530.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2894.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +516.7%
Contains more Folate +4050%
Contains more Choline +195%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Fudge
Contains more Protein +320.1%
Contains more Other +269.5%
Contains more Fats +255.3%
Contains more Water +213.4%
Equal in Carbs - 76.44
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
2% 10% 76% 10%
Protein: 2.39 g
Fats: 10.41 g
Carbs: 76.44 g
Water: 9.81 g
Other: 0.95 g
Contains more Protein +320.1%
Contains more Other +269.5%
Contains more Fats +255.3%
Contains more Water +213.4%
Equal in Carbs - 76.44

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Fudge
Contains less Saturated Fat -93.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +246.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +304.8%
16% 30% 54%
Saturated Fat: 0.391 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.727 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.291 g
66% 30% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.448 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.943 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.373 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -93.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +246.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +304.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pretzel Fudge Opinion
Net carbs 76.99g 74.74g Pretzel
Protein 10.04g 2.39g Pretzel
Fats 2.93g 10.41g Fudge
Carbs 80.39g 76.44g Pretzel
Calories 384kcal 411kcal Fudge
Starch 72.58g Pretzel
Fructose 0.31g Pretzel
Sugar 2.21g 73.12g Pretzel
Fiber 3.4g 1.7g Pretzel
Calcium 27mg 49mg Fudge
Iron 4.58mg 1.77mg Pretzel
Magnesium 29mg 36mg Fudge
Phosphorus 128mg 71mg Pretzel
Potassium 223mg 134mg Pretzel
Sodium 1240mg 45mg Fudge
Zinc 1.04mg 1.11mg Fudge
Copper 0.156mg 0.329mg Fudge
Manganese 1.015mg 0.422mg Pretzel
Selenium 4.4µg 2.5µg Pretzel
Vitamin A 0IU 159IU Fudge
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 44µg Fudge
Vitamin E 0.47mg 0.18mg Pretzel
Vitamin C 2.1mg 0mg Pretzel
Vitamin B1 0.424mg 0.026mg Pretzel
Vitamin B2 0.332mg 0.085mg Pretzel
Vitamin B3 5.27mg 0.176mg Pretzel
Vitamin B5 0.322mg 0.14mg Pretzel
Vitamin B6 0.074mg 0.012mg Pretzel
Folate 166µg 4µg Pretzel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.09µg Fudge
Choline 29.5mg 10mg Pretzel
Vitamin K 2.8µg 1.4µg Pretzel
Tryptophan 0.097mg Pretzel
Threonine 0.25mg Pretzel
Isoleucine 0.407mg Pretzel
Leucine 0.757mg Pretzel
Lysine 0.257mg Pretzel
Methionine 0.177mg Pretzel
Phenylalanine 0.52mg Pretzel
Valine 0.48mg Pretzel
Histidine 0.22mg Pretzel
Cholesterol 0mg 14mg Pretzel
Trans Fat 0.004g 0.165g Pretzel
Saturated Fat 0.391g 6.448g Pretzel
Monounsaturated Fat 0.727g 2.943g Fudge
Polyunsaturated fat 1.291g 0.373g 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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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pretzel Fudge
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
6%
Fudge
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
67%
Pretzel
36%
Fudge

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pretzel
Pretzel is lower in Sugar (difference - 70.91g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pretzel
Pretzel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pretzel
Pretzel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.057g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pretzel
Pretzel is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pretzel
Pretzel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fudge
Fudge contains less Sodium (difference - 1195mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fudge
Fudge is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Pretzel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167555/nutrients
  2. Fudge - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167987/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.