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Carob vs. After eight — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Carob and After eight

  • After eight contains less Calcium, Iron, and Fiber than Carob.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Carob is 103% higher.
  • After eight has 107 times less Sodium than Carob. Carob has 107mg of Sodium, while After eight has 1mg.

Food types used in this article are Candies, carob, unsweetened and Candies, NESTLE, AFTER EIGHT Mints.

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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 +2230.8%
Contains more Iron +126.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 91% 49% 26% 54% 56% 14% 97% 61% 19% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 22% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +2230.8%
Contains more Iron +126.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%

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.
Carob
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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 1% 32% 0% 2% 25% 42% 20% 45% 30% 16% 35% 11% 20%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +388%
Contains more Fats +163.5%
Contains more Other +343.3%
Contains more Carbs +41.3%
Contains more Water +309.1%
8% 31% 56% 3%
Protein: 8.15 g
Fats: 31.36 g
Carbs: 56.29 g
Water: 1.54 g
Other: 2.66 g
2% 12% 80% 6%
Protein: 1.67 g
Fats: 11.9 g
Carbs: 79.53 g
Water: 6.3 g
Other: 0.6 g
Contains more Protein +388%
Contains more Fats +163.5%
Contains more Other +343.3%
Contains more Carbs +41.3%
Contains more Water +309.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.3%
97%
Saturated Fat: 29.018 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.483 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.295 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 8.33 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carob After eight Opinion
Net carbs 52.49g 77.13g After eight
Protein 8.15g 1.67g Carob
Fats 31.36g 11.9g Carob
Carbs 56.29g 79.53g After eight
Calories 540kcal 432kcal Carob
Sugar 34.11g 66.6g Carob
Fiber 3.8g 2.4g Carob
Calcium 303mg 13mg Carob
Iron 1.29mg 0.57mg Carob
Magnesium 36mg Carob
Phosphorus 126mg Carob
Potassium 633mg Carob
Sodium 107mg 1mg After eight
Zinc 3.53mg Carob
Copper 0.183mg Carob
Manganese 0.14mg Carob
Selenium 5.2µg Carob
Vitamin A 10IU 0IU Carob
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Carob
Vitamin E 1.57mg Carob
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0mg Carob
Vitamin B1 0.1mg Carob
Vitamin B2 0.178mg Carob
Vitamin B3 1.04mg Carob
Vitamin B5 0.75mg Carob
Vitamin B6 0.13mg Carob
Folate 21µg Carob
Vitamin B12 0.28µg Carob
Choline 19mg Carob
Vitamin K 7.7µg Carob
Cholesterol 1mg 0mg After eight
Saturated Fat 29.018g 8.33g After eight
Monounsaturated Fat 0.483g Carob
Polyunsaturated fat 0.295g Carob

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Carob After eight
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
21%
Carob
0%
After eight
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
49%
Carob
3%
After eight

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Carob
Carob is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carob
Carob is lower in Sugar (difference - 32.49g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carob
Carob is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
After eight
After eight contains less Sodium (difference - 106mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
After eight
After eight is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
After eight
After eight is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 20.688g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
After eight
After eight is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Carob - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167973/nutrients
  2. After eight - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168766/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.