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Toffee vs. Fondant icing — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Toffee and Fondant icing

  • Fondant icing has less Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Toffee's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 103% more.
  • Fondant icing is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Candies, toffee, prepared-from-recipe and Candies, fondant, prepared-from-recipe.

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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 +1033.3%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +1175%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.003
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 1.1% 2.9% 14% 4.5% 18% 3.3% 1% 0.26% 4.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0.9% 0.38% 0% 0% 0.35% 1.4% 1.1% 1% 0% 3.3%
Contains more Calcium +1033.3%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +1175%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.003

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.
Toffee
11
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +325%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 69% 19% 0% 0.67% 2% 16% 0.54% 8% 2.1% 1.5% 14% 0% 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% 0% 0% 0% 1.3% 3.7% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +325%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +163650%
Contains more Other +1416.7%
Contains more Carbs +44%
Contains more Water +1125.5%
33% 65%
Protein: 1.07 g
Fats: 32.75 g
Carbs: 64.72 g
Water: 0.55 g
Other: 0.91 g
93% 7%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0.02 g
Carbs: 93.18 g
Water: 6.74 g
Other: 0.06 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +163650%
Contains more Other +1416.7%
Contains more Carbs +44%
Contains more Water +1125.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Toffee Fondant icing Opinion
Net carbs 64.72g 93.18g Fondant icing
Protein 1.07g 0g Toffee
Fats 32.75g 0.02g Toffee
Carbs 64.72g 93.18g Fondant icing
Calories 560kcal 373kcal Toffee
Sugar 63.47g 88.9g Toffee
Calcium 34mg 3mg Toffee
Iron 0.03mg 0.01mg Toffee
Magnesium 4mg 0mg Toffee
Phosphorus 32mg 0mg Toffee
Potassium 51mg 4mg Toffee
Sodium 135mg 11mg Fondant icing
Zinc 0.12mg 0.04mg Toffee
Copper 0.003mg 0.003mg
Manganese 0.002mg 0mg Toffee
Selenium 0.8µg 0.6µg Toffee
Vitamin A 1152IU 0IU Toffee
Vitamin A RAE 319µg 0µg Toffee
Vitamin E 0.94mg 0mg Toffee
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0mg Toffee
Vitamin B1 0.008mg 0.005mg Toffee
Vitamin B2 0.068mg 0.016mg Toffee
Vitamin B3 0.029mg 0mg Toffee
Vitamin B5 0.134mg 0mg Toffee
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0mg Toffee
Folate 2µg 0µg Toffee
Vitamin B12 0.11µg 0µg Toffee
Vitamin K 2.8µg 0µg Toffee
Cholesterol 104mg 0mg Fondant icing
Trans Fat 0.674g Fondant icing
Saturated Fat 20.565g 0g Fondant icing
Monounsaturated Fat 8.964g 0g Toffee
Polyunsaturated fat 1.222g 0g Toffee
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.445g Toffee
Omega-3 - ALA 0.065g Toffee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Toffee Fondant icing
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
11%
Toffee
0%
Fondant icing
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Toffee
1%
Fondant icing

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Toffee
Toffee is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Toffee
Toffee is lower in Sugar (difference - 25.43g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Toffee
Toffee is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fondant icing
Fondant icing contains less Sodium (difference - 124mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fondant icing
Fondant icing is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 104mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fondant icing
Fondant icing is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 20.565g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fondant icing
Fondant icing is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Fondant icing
Fondant icing is cheaper (difference - $2)

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. Toffee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169671/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.