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Bit-o-honey vs. Almond joy — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Bit-o-honey and Almond joy

  • Bit-o-honey has less Fiber, Iron, Phosphorus, Potassium, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat than Almond joy.
  • Almond joy covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 60% more than Bit-o-honey.
  • Bit-o-honey has 2 times more Sodium than Almond joy. While Bit-o-honey has 295mg of Sodium, Almond joy has only 142mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Candies, NESTLE, BIT-O'-HONEY Candy Chews and Candies, ALMOND JOY Candy Bar.

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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 +82.9%
Contains more Iron +535%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Potassium +477.3%
Contains less Sodium -51.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 7.5% 5% 12% 3.9% 38% 13% 8.7% 5% 7.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 48% 0% 48% 22% 19% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +82.9%
Contains more Iron +535%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Potassium +477.3%
Contains less Sodium -51.9%

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 C +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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% 6% 0% 2.7% 15% 10% 1.3% 4.9% 2.1% 1.5% 7.5% 1.4% 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 C +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +35.9%
Contains more Protein +106.5%
Contains more Fats +259.1%
Equal in Water - 8.2
Equal in Other - 1.23
2% 8% 81% 8%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 7.5 g
Carbs: 80.89 g
Water: 8.3 g
Other: 1.31 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 +35.9%
Contains more Protein +106.5%
Contains more Fats +259.1%
Equal in Water - 8.2
Equal in Other - 1.23

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -68.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +410.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +249.1%
80% 15% 5%
Saturated Fat: 5.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.03 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.338 g
73% 22% 5%
Saturated Fat: 17.59 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.26 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.18 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -68.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +410.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +249.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bit-o-honey Almond joy Opinion
Net carbs 80.69g 54.51g Bit-o-honey
Protein 2g 4.13g Almond joy
Fats 7.5g 26.93g Almond joy
Carbs 80.89g 59.51g Bit-o-honey
Calories 375kcal 479kcal Almond joy
Sugar 48g 48.34g Bit-o-honey
Fiber 0.2g 5g Almond joy
Calcium 35mg 64mg Almond joy
Iron 0.2mg 1.27mg Almond joy
Magnesium 7mg Bit-o-honey
Phosphorus 28mg 112mg Almond joy
Potassium 44mg 254mg Almond joy
Sodium 295mg 142mg Almond joy
Zinc 0.49mg Bit-o-honey
Copper 0.026mg Bit-o-honey
Manganese 0.038mg Bit-o-honey
Selenium 1.3µg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin A 0IU 42IU Almond joy
Vitamin E 0.3mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin C 0.8mg 0.7mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin B1 0.06mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin B2 0.044mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin B3 0.069mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin B5 0.082mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin B6 0.009mg Bit-o-honey
Folate 2µg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin B12 0.06µg Bit-o-honey
Choline 2.5mg Bit-o-honey
Cholesterol 0mg 4mg Bit-o-honey
Saturated Fat 5.5g 17.59g Bit-o-honey
Monounsaturated Fat 1.03g 5.26g Almond joy
Polyunsaturated fat 0.338g 1.18g Almond joy

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bit-o-honey 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
4%
Bit-o-honey
0%
Almond joy
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Bit-o-honey
16%
Almond joy

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bit-o-honey
Bit-o-honey is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.34g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bit-o-honey
Bit-o-honey is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bit-o-honey
Bit-o-honey is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.09g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bit-o-honey
Bit-o-honey is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond joy
Almond joy contains less Sodium (difference - 153mg)
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 minerals?
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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. Bit-o-honey - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167564/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.