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White chocolate vs. Ice cream — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between White chocolate and Ice cream

  • White chocolate has more Phosphorus, Vitamin K, Calcium, and Vitamin B12, however, Ice cream has more Vitamin A RAE.
  • White chocolate's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 63% more.
  • White chocolate has 30 times more Vitamin K than Ice cream. White chocolate has 9.1µg of Vitamin K, while Ice cream has 0.3µg.
  • Ice cream is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Candies, white chocolate and Ice creams, vanilla.

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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 +55.5%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.6%
Contains more Potassium +43.7%
Contains more Copper +160.9%
Contains more Selenium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -11.1%
Equal in Zinc - 0.69
Equal in Manganese - 0.008
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 60% 9% 8.6% 75% 25% 12% 20% 20% 1% 25%
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 +55.5%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.6%
Contains more Potassium +43.7%
Contains more Copper +160.9%
Contains more Selenium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -11.1%
Equal in Zinc - 0.69
Equal in Manganese - 0.008

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.
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Contains more Vitamin E +220%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +542.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.7%
Contains more Folate +40%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.6%
Contains more Choline +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2933.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1303.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +20%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.581
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1.8% 19% 0% 1.7% 16% 65% 14% 36% 13% 5.3% 70% 16% 23%
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 E +220%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +542.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.7%
Contains more Folate +40%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.6%
Contains more Choline +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2933.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1303.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +20%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.581

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +67.7%
Contains more Fats +191.7%
Contains more Carbs +151%
Contains more Other +66.7%
Contains more Water +4592.3%
6% 32% 59%
Protein: 5.87 g
Fats: 32.09 g
Carbs: 59.24 g
Water: 1.3 g
Other: 1.5 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 Protein +67.7%
Contains more Fats +191.7%
Contains more Carbs +151%
Contains more Other +66.7%
Contains more Water +4592.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +206.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +124.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -65%
66% 31% 3%
Saturated Fat: 19.412 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.097 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.013 g
66% 29% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.79 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.969 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.452 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +206.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +124.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -65%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient White chocolate Ice cream Opinion
Net carbs 59.04g 22.9g White chocolate
Protein 5.87g 3.5g White chocolate
Fats 32.09g 11g White chocolate
Carbs 59.24g 23.6g White chocolate
Calories 539kcal 207kcal White chocolate
Sugar 59g 21.22g Ice cream
Fiber 0.2g 0.7g Ice cream
Calcium 199mg 128mg White chocolate
Iron 0.24mg 0.09mg White chocolate
Magnesium 12mg 14mg Ice cream
Phosphorus 176mg 105mg White chocolate
Potassium 286mg 199mg White chocolate
Sodium 90mg 80mg Ice cream
Zinc 0.74mg 0.69mg White chocolate
Copper 0.06mg 0.023mg White chocolate
Manganese 0.008mg 0.008mg
Selenium 4.5µg 1.8µg White chocolate
Vitamin A 30IU 421IU Ice cream
Vitamin A RAE 9µg 118µg Ice cream
Vitamin E 0.96mg 0.3mg White chocolate
Vitamin D 0IU 8IU Ice cream
Vitamin D 0µg 0.2µg Ice cream
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0.6mg Ice cream
Vitamin B1 0.063mg 0.041mg White chocolate
Vitamin B2 0.282mg 0.24mg White chocolate
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 0.116mg White chocolate
Vitamin B5 0.608mg 0.581mg White chocolate
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.048mg White chocolate
Folate 7µg 5µg White chocolate
Vitamin B12 0.56µg 0.39µg White chocolate
Choline 29.5mg 26mg White chocolate
Vitamin K 9.1µg 0.3µg White chocolate
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 21mg 44mg White chocolate
Saturated Fat 19.412g 6.79g Ice cream
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.003g Ice cream
Monounsaturated Fat 9.097g 2.969g White chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.013g 0.452g White chocolate

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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
22%
White chocolate
17%
Ice cream
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
White chocolate
16%
Ice cream

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
White chocolate
White chocolate is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
White chocolate
White chocolate is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is richer in minerals?
White chocolate
White chocolate is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
White chocolate
White chocolate is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ice cream
Ice cream is lower in Sugar (difference - 37.78g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ice cream
Ice cream contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ice cream
Ice cream is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.622g)
Which food is cheaper?
Ice cream
Ice cream is cheaper (difference - $2.5)

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. White chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167571/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.