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Almond joy vs. Skittles — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Almond joy and Skittles different?

  • Almond joy is richer in Fiber, Iron, and Calcium, while Skittles are higher in Vitamin C.
  • Skittles covers your daily need of Vitamin C 74% more than Almond joy.
  • Skittles are lower in Sodium.

Candies, ALMOND JOY Candy Bar and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, SKITTLES Wild Berry Bite Size Candies 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 more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%

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 +9485.7%
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% 224% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +9485.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +2073.7%
Contains more Fats +533.6%
Contains more Water +114.1%
Contains more Other +26.8%
Contains more Carbs +52.5%
4% 27% 60% 8%
Protein: 4.13 g
Fats: 26.93 g
Carbs: 59.51 g
Water: 8.2 g
Other: 1.23 g
4% 91% 4%
Protein: 0.19 g
Fats: 4.25 g
Carbs: 90.76 g
Water: 3.83 g
Other: 0.97 g
Contains more Protein +2073.7%
Contains more Fats +533.6%
Contains more Water +114.1%
Contains more Other +26.8%
Contains more Carbs +52.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.6%
73% 22% 5%
Saturated Fat: 17.59 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.26 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.18 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 4.115 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.6%

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 Skittles
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Almond joy Skittles Opinion
Net carbs 54.51g 90.76g Skittles
Protein 4.13g 0.19g Almond joy
Fats 26.93g 4.25g Almond joy
Carbs 59.51g 90.76g Skittles
Calories 479kcal 402kcal Almond joy
Sugar 48.34g 75.92g Almond joy
Fiber 5g 0g Almond joy
Calcium 64mg 0mg Almond joy
Iron 1.27mg 0mg Almond joy
Phosphorus 112mg Almond joy
Potassium 254mg Almond joy
Sodium 142mg 15mg Skittles
Vitamin A 42IU 0IU Almond joy
Vitamin C 0.7mg 67.1mg Skittles
Cholesterol 4mg 0mg Skittles
Trans Fat 0.074g Almond joy
Saturated Fat 17.59g 4.115g Skittles
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
Almond joy Skittles
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
17%
Skittles
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
16%
Almond joy
0%
Skittles

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Skittles
Skittles contains less Sodium (difference - 127mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skittles
Skittles is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skittles
Skittles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.475g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Almond joy
Almond joy is lower in Sugar (difference - 27.58g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond joy
Almond joy is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Almond joy
Almond joy is relatively richer in minerals
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. Almond joy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167562/nutrients
  2. Skittles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168840/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.