Egg vs. Chocolate Ice Cream

Nutrition comparison of Egg and Chocolate Ice Cream


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of egg versus chocolate ice cream (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in egg and chocolate ice cream:

  • Both chocolate ice cream and egg are high in Vitamin A, calcium and calories.
  • Chocolate ice cream is a great source of potassium.
  • Egg has more riboflavin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6, folate and Vitamin B12.
  • Egg has signficantly less carbohydrates than chocolate ice cream.
  • Egg is a great source of Vitamin D.
  • Egg is an excellent source of protein.
Detailed nutritional comparison of egg and chocolate ice cream is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Egg (Egg, whole, raw, fresh) and Chocolate Ice Cream (Ice creams, chocolate) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Here's an infographic summarizing the nutritional differences between egg and chocolate ice cream. marks particularly rich nutrients.


Calories and Carbs

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Both chocolate ice cream and egg are high in calories. Chocolate ice cream has 51% more calories than egg - chocolate ice cream has 216 calories per 100 grams and egg has 143 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, egg is much heavier in protein, much lighter in carbs and heavier in fat compared to chocolate ice cream per calorie. Egg has a macronutrient ratio of 36:2:62 and for chocolate ice cream, 7:50:44 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Egg Chocolate Ice Cream
Protein 36% 7%
Carbohydrates 2% 50%
Fat 62% 44%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Egg has signficantly less carbohydrates than chocolate ice cream - chocolate ice cream has 28.2g of total carbs per 100 grams and egg has 0.72g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Chocolate ice cream has more dietary fiber than egg - chocolate ice cream has 1.2g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and egg does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Chocolate ice cream is high in sugar and egg has 99% less sugar than chocolate ice cream - chocolate ice cream has 25.4g of sugar per 100 grams and egg has 0.37g of sugar.



Protein

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Egg is an excellent source of protein and it has 231% more protein than chocolate ice cream - chocolate ice cream has 3.8g of protein per 100 grams and egg has 12.6g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Chocolate ice cream is high in saturated fat and egg has 54% less saturated fat than chocolate ice cream - chocolate ice cream has 6.8g of saturated fat per 100 grams and egg has 3.1g of saturated fat.

trans fat

Both egg and chocolate ice cream are low in trans fat - egg has 0.04g of trans fat per 100 grams and chocolate ice cream does not contain significant amounts.

cholesterol

Egg is high in cholesterol and chocolate ice cream has 91% less cholesterol than egg - chocolate ice cream has 34mg of cholesterol per 100 grams and egg has 372mg of cholesterol.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Chocolate ice cream has more Vitamin C than egg - chocolate ice cream has 0.7mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and egg does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Both chocolate ice cream and egg are high in Vitamin A. Egg has 36% more Vitamin A than chocolate ice cream - chocolate ice cream has 118ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and egg has 160ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin D

Egg is a great source of Vitamin D and it has 925% more Vitamin D than chocolate ice cream - chocolate ice cream has 8iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and egg has 82iu of Vitamin D.

Vitamin E

Chocolate ice cream and egg contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - chocolate ice cream has 0.3mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and egg has 1.1mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Chocolate ice cream and egg contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - chocolate ice cream has 0.3ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and egg has 0.3ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Egg has more riboflavin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6, folate and Vitamin B12. Both egg and chocolate ice cream contain significant amounts of thiamin and niacin.

Egg Chocolate Ice Cream
Thiamin 0.04 MG 0.042 MG
Riboflavin 0.457 MG 0.194 MG
Niacin 0.075 MG 0.226 MG
Pantothenic acid 1.533 MG 0.554 MG
Vitamin B6 0.17 MG 0.055 MG
Folate 47 UG 16 UG
Vitamin B12 0.89 UG 0.29 UG

Minerals

calcium

Both chocolate ice cream and egg are high in calcium. Chocolate ice cream has 95% more calcium than egg - chocolate ice cream has 109mg of calcium per 100 grams and egg has 56mg of calcium.

iron

Egg has 88% more iron than chocolate ice cream - chocolate ice cream has 0.93mg of iron per 100 grams and egg has 1.8mg of iron.

potassium

Chocolate ice cream is a great source of potassium and it has 80% more potassium than egg - chocolate ice cream has 249mg of potassium per 100 grams and egg has 138mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids,

Egg Chocolate Ice Cream
lutein + zeaxanthin 503 UG ~
beta-carotene ~ 19 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, chocolate ice cream has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than egg per 100 grams, however, egg contains more dha than chocolate ice cream per 100 grams.

Egg Chocolate Ice Cream
alpha linoleic acid 0.048 G 0.15 G
DHA 0.058 G ~
DPA 0.007 G ~
Total 0.113 G 0.15 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, egg has more linoleic acid than chocolate ice cream per 100 grams.

Egg Chocolate Ice Cream
other omega 6 0.022 G ~
linoleic acid 1.555 G 0.25 G
Total 1.577 G 0.25 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Egg (Egg, whole, raw, fresh) and Chocolate Ice Cream (Ice creams, chocolate) .

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