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Caramel vs. Praline — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Caramel and Praline

  • Caramel has more Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, and Calcium, however, Praline is richer in Manganese, Copper, Iron, Fiber, Zinc, and Vitamin B1.
  • Praline covers your daily Manganese needs 73% more than Caramel.
  • Praline contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Candies, caramels and Candies, praline, prepared-from-recipe.

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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 +220.9%
Contains more Iron +821.4%
Contains more Magnesium +188.2%
Contains less Sodium -80.4%
Contains more Zinc +279.5%
Contains more Copper +2644.4%
Contains more Manganese +15190.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 104
Equal in Potassium - 217
Equal in Selenium - 1.8
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 41% 5.3% 12% 49% 19% 32% 12% 6% 1.4% 9.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 48% 35% 45% 19% 6.3% 46% 165% 219% 9.8%
Contains more Calcium +220.9%
Contains more Iron +821.4%
Contains more Magnesium +188.2%
Contains less Sodium -80.4%
Contains more Zinc +279.5%
Contains more Copper +2644.4%
Contains more Manganese +15190.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 104
Equal in Potassium - 217
Equal in Selenium - 1.8

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 +121.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +383%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.5%
Contains more Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.5
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% 9.2% 0% 1.3% 26% 59% 2.8% 37% 13% 3% 38% 4.4% 4.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1.1% 10% 0% 1% 51% 12% 7.8% 20% 18% 4.5% 0% 0% 3.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +121.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +383%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.5%
Contains more Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.5

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +39.4%
Contains more Carbs +29.2%
Contains more Other +111.8%
Contains more Fats +219.8%
Contains more Water +21.9%
5% 8% 77% 9% 2%
Protein: 4.6 g
Fats: 8.1 g
Carbs: 77 g
Water: 8.5 g
Other: 1.8 g
3% 26% 60% 10%
Protein: 3.3 g
Fats: 25.9 g
Carbs: 59.59 g
Water: 10.36 g
Other: 0.85 g
Contains more Protein +39.4%
Contains more Carbs +29.2%
Contains more Other +111.8%
Contains more Fats +219.8%
Contains more Water +21.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -10.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +852.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +123.6%
33% 21% 46%
Saturated Fat: 2.476 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.542 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.478 g
9% 59% 32%
Saturated Fat: 2.224 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 14.683 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.778 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -10.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +852.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +123.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caramel Praline Opinion
Net carbs 77g 56.09g Caramel
Protein 4.6g 3.3g Caramel
Fats 8.1g 25.9g Praline
Carbs 77g 59.59g Caramel
Calories 382kcal 485kcal Praline
Sugar 65.5g 55.79g Praline
Fiber 0g 3.5g Praline
Calcium 138mg 43mg Caramel
Iron 0.14mg 1.29mg Praline
Magnesium 17mg 49mg Praline
Phosphorus 114mg 104mg Caramel
Potassium 214mg 217mg Praline
Sodium 245mg 48mg Praline
Zinc 0.44mg 1.67mg Praline
Copper 0.018mg 0.494mg Praline
Manganese 0.011mg 1.682mg Praline
Selenium 1.8µg 1.8µg
Vitamin A 42IU 19IU Caramel
Vitamin A RAE 12µg 1µg Caramel
Vitamin E 0.46mg 0.5mg Praline
Vitamin C 0.4mg 0.3mg Caramel
Vitamin B1 0.103mg 0.203mg Praline
Vitamin B2 0.256mg 0.053mg Caramel
Vitamin B3 0.148mg 0.415mg Praline
Vitamin B5 0.62mg 0.332mg Caramel
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.077mg Praline
Folate 4µg 6µg Praline
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 0µg Caramel
Choline 8mg Caramel
Vitamin K 1.8µg 1.3µg Caramel
Tryptophan 0.06mg Caramel
Threonine 0.192mg Caramel
Isoleucine 0.258mg Caramel
Leucine 0.417mg Caramel
Lysine 0.338mg Caramel
Methionine 0.107mg Caramel
Phenylalanine 0.205mg Caramel
Valine 0.285mg Caramel
Histidine 0.115mg Caramel
Cholesterol 7mg 0mg Praline
Saturated Fat 2.476g 2.224g Praline
Monounsaturated Fat 1.542g 14.683g Praline
Polyunsaturated fat 3.478g 7.778g Praline

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Caramel Praline
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
15%
Caramel
10%
Praline
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Caramel
61%
Praline

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Praline
Praline is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.71g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Praline
Praline contains less Sodium (difference - 197mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Praline
Praline is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Praline
Praline is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.252g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Praline
Praline is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Praline
Praline is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Praline
Praline is relatively richer in minerals
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. Caramel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167974/nutrients
  2. Praline - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168791/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.