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After eight vs. Almond joy — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are After eight and Almond joy different?

  • Almond joy is higher than After eight in Fiber, Iron, and Calcium.
  • Almond joy covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 46% more than After eight.

Candies, NESTLE, AFTER EIGHT Mints and Candies, ALMOND JOY Candy Bar 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.
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Calcium +392.3%
Contains more Iron +122.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3.9% 21% 0% 0% 0% 0.13% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 48% 0% 48% 22% 19% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Calcium +392.3%
Contains more Iron +122.8%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2.5% 0% 0% 2.3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +33.6%
Contains more Protein +147.3%
Contains more Fats +126.3%
Contains more Water +30.2%
Contains more Other +105%
2% 12% 80% 6%
Protein: 1.67 g
Fats: 11.9 g
Carbs: 79.53 g
Water: 6.3 g
Other: 0.6 g
4% 27% 60% 8%
Protein: 4.13 g
Fats: 26.93 g
Carbs: 59.51 g
Water: 8.2 g
Other: 1.23 g
Contains more Carbs +33.6%
Contains more Protein +147.3%
Contains more Fats +126.3%
Contains more Water +30.2%
Contains more Other +105%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -52.6%
100%
Saturated Fat: 8.33 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
73% 22% 5%
Saturated Fat: 17.59 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.26 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.18 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -52.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient After eight Almond joy Opinion
Net carbs 77.13g 54.51g After eight
Protein 1.67g 4.13g Almond joy
Fats 11.9g 26.93g Almond joy
Carbs 79.53g 59.51g After eight
Calories 432kcal 479kcal Almond joy
Sugar 66.6g 48.34g Almond joy
Fiber 2.4g 5g Almond joy
Calcium 13mg 64mg Almond joy
Iron 0.57mg 1.27mg Almond joy
Phosphorus 112mg Almond joy
Potassium 254mg Almond joy
Sodium 1mg 142mg After eight
Vitamin A 0IU 42IU Almond joy
Vitamin C 0mg 0.7mg Almond joy
Cholesterol 0mg 4mg After eight
Saturated Fat 8.33g 17.59g After eight
Monounsaturated Fat 5.26g Almond joy
Polyunsaturated fat 1.18g Almond joy

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
After eight Almond joy
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
0%
After eight
0%
Almond joy
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
3%
After eight
16%
Almond joy

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Almond joy
Almond joy is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Almond joy
Almond joy is lower in Sugar (difference - 18.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
After eight
After eight contains less Sodium (difference - 141mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
After eight
After eight is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
After eight
After eight is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.26g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.

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. After eight - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168766/nutrients
  2. Almond joy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167562/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.