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Yogurt vs Ice cream sandwich - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Yogurt and Ice cream sandwich

  • Yogurt is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus, yet Ice cream sandwich is richer in Copper, Manganese, Vitamin A, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Yogurt is 29% higher.
  • Yogurt contains 3 times more Selenium than Ice cream sandwich. Yogurt contains 9.7µg of Selenium, while Ice cream sandwich contains 3.1µg.
  • Yogurt contains less Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Yogurt, Greek, plain, nonfat and Ice cream sandwich.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Yogurt
4
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Contains more Calcium +27.9%
Contains more Potassium +22.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +87.5%
Contains less Sodium -72.1%
Contains more Iron +271.4%
Contains more Magnesium +163.6%
Contains more Copper +1394.1%
Contains more Zinc +15.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 33% 13% 8% 6% 15% 58% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 26% 11% 21% 85% 17% 31% 17%
Contains more Calcium +27.9%
Contains more Potassium +22.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +87.5%
Contains less Sodium -72.1%
Contains more Iron +271.4%
Contains more Magnesium +163.6%
Contains more Copper +1394.1%
Contains more Zinc +15.4%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Yogurt
4
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin A +7050%
Contains more Vitamin E +3900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +382.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +652.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +385.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 1% 0% 6% 65% 4% 20% 15% 94% 0% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 18% 8% 0% 28% 34% 30% 13% 7% 7% 4% 26%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin A +7050%
Contains more Vitamin E +3900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +382.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +652.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +385.7%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
17
Yogurt
14
Ice cream sandwich
Mineral Summary Score
17
Yogurt
27
Ice cream sandwich

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
61%
Yogurt
26%
Ice cream sandwich
Carbohydrates
4%
Yogurt
37%
Ice cream sandwich
Fats
2%
Yogurt
40%
Ice cream sandwich

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Yogurt Ice cream sandwich
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Yogurt Ice cream sandwich
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Yogurt
Yogurt is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Yogurt
Yogurt is lower in Sugar (difference - 15.33g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yogurt
Yogurt contains less Sodium (difference - 93mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yogurt
Yogurt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.2g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Yogurt
Yogurt is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is cheaper?
Ice cream sandwich
Ice cream sandwich is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Yogurt Ice cream sandwich Opinion
Calories 59 237 Ice cream sandwich
Protein 10.19 4.29 Yogurt
Fats 0.39 8.57 Ice cream sandwich
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 3.6 37.14 Ice cream sandwich
Cholesterol 5 21 Yogurt
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.07 0.26 Ice cream sandwich
Calcium 110 86 Yogurt
Potassium 141 115 Yogurt
Magnesium 11 29 Ice cream sandwich
Sugar 3.24 18.57 Yogurt
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.017 0.254 Ice cream sandwich
Zinc 0.52 0.6 Ice cream sandwich
Starch
Phosphorus 135 72 Yogurt
Sodium 36 129 Yogurt
Vitamin A 4 286 Ice cream sandwich
Vitamin E 0.01 0.4 Ice cream sandwich
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.023 0.111 Ice cream sandwich
Vitamin B2 0.278 0.146 Yogurt
Vitamin B3 0.208 1.566 Ice cream sandwich
Vitamin B5 0.331 0.209 Yogurt
Vitamin B6 0.063 0.028 Yogurt
Vitamin B12 0.75 0.05 Yogurt
Vitamin K 0 1.3 Ice cream sandwich
Folate 7 34 Ice cream sandwich
Trans Fat 0.006 Ice cream sandwich
Saturated Fat 0.117 2.317 Yogurt
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053 2.661 Ice cream sandwich
Polyunsaturated fat 0.012 2.272 Ice cream sandwich
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 0 Yogurt

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Yogurt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170894/nutrients
  2. Ice cream sandwich - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172226/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.