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Toffee vs. Ice cream — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Toffee and Ice cream different?

  • Toffee is richer in Vitamin A RAE, while Ice cream is higher in Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Calcium, Vitamin B5, and Zinc.
  • Toffee covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 69% more than Ice cream.
  • Toffee contains 3 times more Vitamin A RAE than Ice cream. Toffee contains 319µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Ice cream contains 118µg.
  • Ice cream is lower in Saturated Fat.

Candies, toffee, prepared-from-recipe and Ice creams, vanilla types were used 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.
Toffee
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Contains more Calcium +276.5%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +228.1%
Contains more Potassium +290.2%
Contains less Sodium -40.7%
Contains more Zinc +475%
Contains more Copper +666.7%
Contains more Manganese +300%
Contains more Selenium +125%
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 38% 3.4% 10% 45% 18% 10% 19% 7.7% 1% 9.8%
Contains more Calcium +276.5%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +228.1%
Contains more Potassium +290.2%
Contains less Sodium -40.7%
Contains more Zinc +475%
Contains more Copper +666.7%
Contains more Manganese +300%
Contains more Selenium +125%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +173.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +213.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +412.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +333.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +433.3%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +254.5%
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 25% 6% 6% 2% 10% 55% 2.2% 35% 11% 3.8% 49% 14% 0.75%
Contains more Vitamin A +173.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +213.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +412.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +333.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +433.3%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +254.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +197.7%
Contains more Carbs +174.2%
Contains more Protein +227.1%
Contains more Water +10990.9%
Equal in Other - 0.9
33% 65%
Protein: 1.07 g
Fats: 32.75 g
Carbs: 64.72 g
Water: 0.55 g
Other: 0.91 g
4% 11% 24% 61%
Protein: 3.5 g
Fats: 11 g
Carbs: 23.6 g
Water: 61 g
Other: 0.9 g
Contains more Fats +197.7%
Contains more Carbs +174.2%
Contains more Protein +227.1%
Contains more Water +10990.9%
Equal in Other - 0.9

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +201.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +170.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -67%
67% 29% 4%
Saturated Fat: 20.565 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.964 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.222 g
66% 29% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.79 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.969 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.452 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +201.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +170.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -67%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Toffee Ice cream Opinion
Net carbs 64.72g 22.9g Toffee
Protein 1.07g 3.5g Ice cream
Fats 32.75g 11g Toffee
Carbs 64.72g 23.6g Toffee
Calories 560kcal 207kcal Toffee
Sugar 63.47g 21.22g Ice cream
Fiber 0g 0.7g Ice cream
Calcium 34mg 128mg Ice cream
Iron 0.03mg 0.09mg Ice cream
Magnesium 4mg 14mg Ice cream
Phosphorus 32mg 105mg Ice cream
Potassium 51mg 199mg Ice cream
Sodium 135mg 80mg Ice cream
Zinc 0.12mg 0.69mg Ice cream
Copper 0.003mg 0.023mg Ice cream
Manganese 0.002mg 0.008mg Ice cream
Selenium 0.8µg 1.8µg Ice cream
Vitamin A 1152IU 421IU Toffee
Vitamin A RAE 319µg 118µg Toffee
Vitamin E 0.94mg 0.3mg Toffee
Vitamin D 8IU Ice cream
Vitamin D 0.2µg Ice cream
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0.6mg Ice cream
Vitamin B1 0.008mg 0.041mg Ice cream
Vitamin B2 0.068mg 0.24mg Ice cream
Vitamin B3 0.029mg 0.116mg Ice cream
Vitamin B5 0.134mg 0.581mg Ice cream
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0.048mg Ice cream
Folate 2µg 5µg Ice cream
Vitamin B12 0.11µg 0.39µg Ice cream
Choline 26mg Ice cream
Vitamin K 2.8µg 0.3µg Toffee
Tryptophan 0.045mg Ice cream
Threonine 0.146mg Ice cream
Isoleucine 0.195mg Ice cream
Leucine 0.316mg Ice cream
Lysine 0.258mg Ice cream
Methionine 0.081mg Ice cream
Phenylalanine 0.157mg Ice cream
Valine 0.217mg Ice cream
Histidine 0.088mg Ice cream
Cholesterol 104mg 44mg Ice cream
Trans Fat 0.674g Ice cream
Saturated Fat 20.565g 6.79g Ice cream
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.003g Ice cream
Monounsaturated Fat 8.964g 2.969g Toffee
Polyunsaturated fat 1.222g 0.452g 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 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
11%
Toffee
17%
Ice cream
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Toffee
16%
Ice cream

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Toffee
Toffee is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ice cream
Ice cream is lower in Sugar (difference - 42.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ice cream
Ice cream contains less Sodium (difference - 55mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ice cream
Ice cream is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 60mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ice cream
Ice cream is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.775g)
Which food is cheaper?
Ice cream
Ice cream is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ice cream
Ice cream is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ice cream
Ice cream is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Ice cream - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167575/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.