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Carob vs. Custard — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Carob and Custard

  • Carob is higher in Zinc, Copper, Calcium, Fiber, Potassium, Iron, and Vitamin E , however, Custard is richer in Vitamin B12.
  • Carob's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 135% higher.
  • Custard has less Saturated Fat.

The food types used in this comparison are Candies, carob, unsweetened and Egg custards, dry mix, prepared with whole 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.
Carob
7
:
Contains more Calcium +118%
Contains more Iron +279.4%
Contains more Magnesium +125%
Contains more Potassium +205.8%
Contains more Zinc +592.2%
Contains more Copper +510%
Contains more Manganese +1900%
Contains less Sodium -21.5%
Contains more Selenium +15.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 130
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 42% 13% 11% 56% 18% 11% 14% 10% 0.91% 33%
Contains more Calcium +118%
Contains more Iron +279.4%
Contains more Magnesium +125%
Contains more Potassium +205.8%
Contains more Zinc +592.2%
Contains more Copper +510%
Contains more Manganese +1900%
Contains less Sodium -21.5%
Contains more Selenium +15.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 130

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
:
Contains more Vitamin E +2516.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +687.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +103.1%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Choline +61%
Contains more Vitamin K +3750%
Contains more Vitamin A +1720%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +85.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.699
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 11% 1.2% 36% 0.33% 15% 51% 2.5% 42% 15% 6.8% 65% 6.4% 0.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +2516.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +687.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +103.1%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Choline +61%
Contains more Vitamin K +3750%
Contains more Vitamin A +1720%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +85.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.699

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Carob
4
:
Contains more Protein +104.3%
Contains more Fats +684%
Contains more Carbs +219.8%
Contains more Other +177.1%
Contains more Water +4669.5%
8% 31% 56% 3%
Protein: 8.15 g
Fats: 31.36 g
Carbs: 56.29 g
Water: 1.54 g
Other: 2.66 g
4% 4% 18% 73%
Protein: 3.99 g
Fats: 4 g
Carbs: 17.6 g
Water: 73.45 g
Other: 0.96 g
Contains more Protein +104.3%
Contains more Fats +684%
Contains more Carbs +219.8%
Contains more Other +177.1%
Contains more Water +4669.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Carob
0
:
Contains less Saturated Fat -93%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +133.3%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.312
97%
Saturated Fat: 29.018 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.483 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.295 g
59% 32% 9%
Saturated Fat: 2.032 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.127 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.312 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -93%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +133.3%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.312

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carob Custard Opinion
Net carbs 52.49g 17.6g Carob
Protein 8.15g 3.99g Carob
Fats 31.36g 4g Carob
Carbs 56.29g 17.6g Carob
Calories 540kcal 122kcal Carob
Sugar 34.11g 4.82g Custard
Fiber 3.8g 0g Carob
Calcium 303mg 139mg Carob
Iron 1.29mg 0.34mg Carob
Magnesium 36mg 16mg Carob
Phosphorus 126mg 130mg Custard
Potassium 633mg 207mg Carob
Sodium 107mg 84mg Custard
Zinc 3.53mg 0.51mg Carob
Copper 0.183mg 0.03mg Carob
Manganese 0.14mg 0.007mg Carob
Selenium 5.2µg 6µg Custard
Vitamin A 10IU 182IU Custard
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 52µg Custard
Vitamin E 1.57mg 0.06mg Carob
Vitamin D 0IU 47IU Custard
Vitamin D 0µg 1.2µg Custard
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0.1mg Carob
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.061mg Carob
Vitamin B2 0.178mg 0.22mg Custard
Vitamin B3 1.04mg 0.132mg Carob
Vitamin B5 0.75mg 0.699mg Carob
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.064mg Carob
Folate 21µg 9µg Carob
Vitamin B12 0.28µg 0.52µg Custard
Choline 19mg 11.8mg Carob
Vitamin K 7.7µg 0.2µg Carob
Tryptophan 0.082mg Custard
Threonine 0.192mg Custard
Isoleucine 0.207mg Custard
Leucine 0.337mg Custard
Lysine 0.214mg Custard
Methionine 0.091mg Custard
Phenylalanine 0.173mg Custard
Valine 0.233mg Custard
Histidine 0.092mg Custard
Cholesterol 1mg 51mg Carob
Saturated Fat 29.018g 2.032g Custard
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.003g Custard
Monounsaturated Fat 0.483g 1.127g Custard
Polyunsaturated fat 0.295g 0.312g Custard

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Carob Custard
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
19%
Custard
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
49%
Carob
21%
Custard

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Custard
Custard is lower in Sugar (difference - 29.29g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Custard
Custard contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Custard
Custard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 26.986g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Custard
Custard is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Carob
Carob is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 50mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Carob
Carob is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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

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. Custard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168773/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.