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Almond joy vs. Molasses — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Almond joy and Molasses different?

  • Almond joy is higher in Fiber, Phosphorus, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat, however, Molasses are richer in Iron, Potassium, and Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Almond joy is 88% higher.
  • Molasses have less Saturated Fat.

Candies, ALMOND JOY Candy Bar and Molasses are the varieties 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 more Phosphorus +261.3%
Contains more Calcium +220.3%
Contains more Iron +271.7%
Contains more Potassium +476.4%
Contains less Sodium -73.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 48% 0% 48% 23% 19% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 62% 177% 173% 14% 130% 5% 8% 163% 200% 98%
Contains more Phosphorus +261.3%
Contains more Calcium +220.3%
Contains more Iron +271.7%
Contains more Potassium +476.4%
Contains less Sodium -73.9%

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 3% 0% 0% 3% 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 0% 0% 0% 0% 11% 1% 18% 49% 155% 0% 0% 8% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +26830%
Contains more Carbs +25.6%
Contains more Water +166.7%
Contains more Other +168.3%
4% 27% 60% 8%
Protein: 4.13 g
Fats: 26.93 g
Carbs: 59.51 g
Water: 8.2 g
Other: 1.23 g
75% 22% 3%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 74.73 g
Water: 21.87 g
Other: 3.3 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +26830%
Contains more Carbs +25.6%
Contains more Water +166.7%
Contains more Other +168.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +16337.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2260%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.9%
73% 22% 5%
Saturated Fat: 17.59 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.26 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.18 g
18% 32% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.018 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.032 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.05 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +16337.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2260%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Almond joy Molasses Opinion
Net carbs 54.51g 74.73g Molasses
Protein 4.13g 0g Almond joy
Fats 26.93g 0.1g Almond joy
Carbs 59.51g 74.73g Molasses
Calories 479kcal 290kcal Almond joy
Fructose 12.79g Molasses
Sugar 48.34g 74.72g Almond joy
Fiber 5g 0g Almond joy
Calcium 64mg 205mg Molasses
Iron 1.27mg 4.72mg Molasses
Magnesium 242mg Molasses
Phosphorus 112mg 31mg Almond joy
Potassium 254mg 1464mg Molasses
Sodium 142mg 37mg Molasses
Zinc 0.29mg Molasses
Copper 0.487mg Molasses
Manganese 1.53mg Molasses
Selenium 17.8µg Molasses
Vitamin A 42IU 0IU Almond joy
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0mg Almond joy
Vitamin B1 0.041mg Molasses
Vitamin B2 0.002mg Molasses
Vitamin B3 0.93mg Molasses
Vitamin B5 0.804mg Molasses
Vitamin B6 0.67mg Molasses
Choline 13.3mg Molasses
Cholesterol 4mg 0mg Molasses
Saturated Fat 17.59g 0.018g Molasses
Monounsaturated Fat 5.26g 0.032g Almond joy
Polyunsaturated fat 1.18g 0.05g Almond joy

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Almond joy Molasses
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
0%
Almond joy
18%
Molasses
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
16%
Almond joy
103%
Molasses

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Molasses
Molasses contains less Sodium (difference - 105mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Molasses
Molasses is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Molasses
Molasses is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.572g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Molasses
Molasses is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Molasses
Molasses is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Almond joy
Almond joy is lower in Sugar (difference - 26.38g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond joy
Almond joy is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Almond joy
Almond joy is cheaper (difference - $2)

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. Almond joy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167562/nutrients
  2. Molasses - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168820/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.