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Carob vs. Chocolate pudding — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Carob and Chocolate pudding

  • Carob has more Zinc, Calcium, Potassium, Fiber, Copper, Iron, and Vitamin B5, however, Chocolate pudding has more Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Carob is 140% higher.
  • Chocolate pudding has 10 times less Fiber than Carob. Carob has 3.8g of Fiber, while Chocolate pudding has 0.4g.
  • Chocolate pudding is lower in Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Candies, carob, unsweetened and Puddings, chocolate, dry mix, instant, prepared with 2% milk.

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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 +191.3%
Contains more Iron +222.5%
Contains more Magnesium +89.5%
Contains more Potassium +276.8%
Contains less Sodium -62.3%
Contains more Zinc +720.9%
Contains more Copper +169.1%
Contains more Manganese +125.8%
Contains more Selenium +126.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 91% 48% 26% 54% 56% 14% 96% 61% 18% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 31% 15% 14% 102% 15% 37% 12% 23% 8.1% 13%
Contains more Calcium +191.3%
Contains more Iron +222.5%
Contains more Magnesium +89.5%
Contains more Potassium +276.8%
Contains less Sodium -62.3%
Contains more Zinc +720.9%
Contains more Copper +169.1%
Contains more Manganese +125.8%
Contains more Selenium +126.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.9%

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.
Carob
9
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +863%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +173.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +242.1%
Contains more Folate +320%
Contains more Vitamin A +1600%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +60%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +10.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0.6% 31% 0% 1.7% 25% 41% 20% 45% 30% 16% 35% 10% 19%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 10% 0% 24% 2.7% 8.5% 34% 2% 16% 8.8% 3.8% 39% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +863%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +173.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +242.1%
Contains more Folate +320%
Contains more Vitamin A +1600%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +60%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +10.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +158.7%
Contains more Fats +1533.3%
Contains more Carbs +198%
Contains more Other +83.4%
Contains more Water +4743.5%
8% 31% 56% 3%
Protein: 8.15 g
Fats: 31.36 g
Carbs: 56.29 g
Water: 1.54 g
Other: 2.66 g
3% 2% 19% 75%
Protein: 3.15 g
Fats: 1.92 g
Carbs: 18.89 g
Water: 74.59 g
Other: 1.45 g
Contains more Protein +158.7%
Contains more Fats +1533.3%
Contains more Carbs +198%
Contains more Other +83.4%
Contains more Water +4743.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +123.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +16.1%
97%
Saturated Fat: 29.018 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.483 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.295 g
61% 32% 8%
Saturated Fat: 1.064 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.561 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.132 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +123.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +16.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carob Chocolate pudding Opinion
Net carbs 52.49g 18.49g Carob
Protein 8.15g 3.15g Carob
Fats 31.36g 1.92g Carob
Carbs 56.29g 18.89g Carob
Calories 540kcal 105kcal Carob
Sugar 34.11g Chocolate pudding
Fiber 3.8g 0.4g Carob
Calcium 303mg 104mg Carob
Iron 1.29mg 0.4mg Carob
Magnesium 36mg 19mg Carob
Phosphorus 126mg 238mg Chocolate pudding
Potassium 633mg 168mg Carob
Sodium 107mg 284mg Carob
Zinc 3.53mg 0.43mg Carob
Copper 0.183mg 0.068mg Carob
Manganese 0.14mg 0.062mg Carob
Selenium 5.2µg 2.3µg Carob
Vitamin A 10IU 170IU Chocolate pudding
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 46µg Chocolate pudding
Vitamin E 1.57mg Carob
Vitamin D 0IU 33IU Chocolate pudding
Vitamin D 0µg 0.8µg Chocolate pudding
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0.8mg Chocolate pudding
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.034mg Carob
Vitamin B2 0.178mg 0.147mg Carob
Vitamin B3 1.04mg 0.108mg Carob
Vitamin B5 0.75mg 0.274mg Carob
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.038mg Carob
Folate 21µg 5µg Carob
Vitamin B12 0.28µg 0.31µg Chocolate pudding
Choline 19mg Carob
Vitamin K 7.7µg Carob
Tryptophan 0.044mg Chocolate pudding
Threonine 0.139mg Chocolate pudding
Isoleucine 0.182mg Chocolate pudding
Leucine 0.295mg Chocolate pudding
Lysine 0.239mg Chocolate pudding
Methionine 0.074mg Chocolate pudding
Phenylalanine 0.151mg Chocolate pudding
Valine 0.208mg Chocolate pudding
Histidine 0.082mg Chocolate pudding
Cholesterol 1mg 6mg Carob
Saturated Fat 29.018g 1.064g Chocolate pudding
Monounsaturated Fat 0.483g 0.561g Chocolate pudding
Polyunsaturated fat 0.295g 0.132g Carob

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Carob Chocolate pudding
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
11%
Chocolate pudding
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
49%
Carob
27%
Chocolate pudding

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chocolate pudding
Chocolate pudding is lower in Sugar (difference - 34.11g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chocolate pudding
Chocolate pudding is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 27.954g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carob
Carob contains less Sodium (difference - 177mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Carob
Carob is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carob
Carob is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Carob
Carob is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carob
Carob is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Chocolate pudding - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167998/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.