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Carob vs. Milky way — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Carob and Milky way?

  • Milky way has less Zinc, Calcium, Potassium, Vitamin B5, Fiber, Iron, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Selenium than Carob.
  • Carob's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 85% higher.
  • Carob has 9 times more Vitamin B6 than Milky way. Carob has 0.13mg of Vitamin B6, while Milky way has 0.014mg.
  • Milky way contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Candies, carob, unsweetened and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, MILKY WAY Bar types in this comparison.

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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 +163.5%
Contains more Iron +163.3%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.1%
Contains more Potassium +410.5%
Contains less Sodium -35.9%
Contains more Zinc +411.6%
Contains more Copper +24.5%
Contains more Selenium +160%
Equal in Manganese - 0.147
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 35% 18% 14% 29% 11% 22% 19% 49% 19% 11%
Contains more Calcium +163.5%
Contains more Iron +163.3%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.1%
Contains more Potassium +410.5%
Contains less Sodium -35.9%
Contains more Zinc +411.6%
Contains more Copper +24.5%
Contains more Selenium +160%
Equal in Manganese - 0.147

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 E +76.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +575.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +383.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +828.6%
Contains more Folate +425%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +55.6%
Contains more Choline +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +113.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1000%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +40%
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 6.6% 18% 12% 2.3% 12% 24% 2.9% 9.3% 3.2% 3% 23% 9% 9%
Contains more Vitamin E +76.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +575.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +383.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +828.6%
Contains more Folate +425%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +55.6%
Contains more Choline +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +113.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1000%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +40%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +103.2%
Contains more Fats +82%
Contains more Other +106.2%
Contains more Carbs +26.4%
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
4% 17% 71% 6%
Protein: 4.01 g
Fats: 17.23 g
Carbs: 71.17 g
Water: 6.3 g
Other: 1.29 g
Contains more Protein +103.2%
Contains more Fats +82%
Contains more Other +106.2%
Contains more Carbs +26.4%
Contains more Water +309.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +13.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +361.7%
97%
Saturated Fat: 29.018 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.483 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.295 g
83% 15% 2%
Saturated Fat: 12.016 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.23 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.26 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +13.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +361.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Carob Milky way
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Milky way Opinion
Net carbs 52.49g 70.17g Milky way
Protein 8.15g 4.01g Carob
Fats 31.36g 17.23g Carob
Carbs 56.29g 71.17g Milky way
Calories 540kcal 456kcal Carob
Sugar 34.11g 59.69g Carob
Fiber 3.8g 1g Carob
Calcium 303mg 115mg Carob
Iron 1.29mg 0.49mg Carob
Magnesium 36mg 20mg Carob
Phosphorus 126mg 67mg Carob
Potassium 633mg 124mg Carob
Sodium 107mg 167mg Carob
Zinc 3.53mg 0.69mg Carob
Copper 0.183mg 0.147mg Carob
Manganese 0.14mg 0.147mg Milky way
Selenium 5.2µg 2µg Carob
Vitamin A 10IU 110IU Milky way
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 31µg Milky way
Vitamin E 1.57mg 0.89mg Carob
Vitamin D 0IU 16IU Milky way
Vitamin D 0µg 0.4µg Milky way
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0.7mg Milky way
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.046mg Carob
Vitamin B2 0.178mg 0.103mg Carob
Vitamin B3 1.04mg 0.154mg Carob
Vitamin B5 0.75mg 0.155mg Carob
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.014mg Carob
Folate 21µg 4µg Carob
Vitamin B12 0.28µg 0.18µg Carob
Choline 19mg 16.5mg Carob
Vitamin K 7.7µg 3.6µg Carob
Cholesterol 1mg 9mg Carob
Trans Fat 0g 0.206g Carob
Saturated Fat 29.018g 12.016g Milky way
Monounsaturated Fat 0.483g 2.23g Milky way
Polyunsaturated fat 0.295g 0.26g Carob

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Carob Milky way
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
10%
Milky way
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
49%
Carob
23%
Milky way

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milky way
Milky way is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.002g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carob
Carob is lower in Sugar (difference - 25.58g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carob
Carob contains less Sodium (difference - 60mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Carob
Carob is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carob
Carob is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
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. Milky way - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168756/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.