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Carob vs. Reesesticks — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Carob and Reesesticks

  • Carob has more Calcium, Zinc, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Manganese, however, Reesesticks are richer in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin E .
  • Carob covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 79% more than Reesesticks.
  • Reesesticks contain less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Candies, carob, unsweetened and Candies, HERSHEY, REESESTICKS crispy wafers, peanut butter, milk chocolate.

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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 +332.9%
Contains more Potassium +114.6%
Contains less Sodium -59.5%
Contains more Zinc +256.6%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +642.9%
Contains more Magnesium +36.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Equal in Iron - 1.3
Equal in Copper - 0.2
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 22% 49% 35% 62% 27% 35% 27% 67% 0% 4%
Contains more Calcium +332.9%
Contains more Potassium +114.6%
Contains less Sodium -59.5%
Contains more Zinc +256.6%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +642.9%
Contains more Magnesium +36.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Equal in Iron - 1.3
Equal in Copper - 0.2

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 B2 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +30.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +480%
Contains more Vitamin E +76.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +20%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250%
Contains more Folate +90.5%
Contains more Choline +48.4%
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 4% 56% 0% 2% 33% 24% 69% 27% 19% 30% 19% 16% 15%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +30.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +480%
Contains more Vitamin E +76.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +20%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250%
Contains more Folate +90.5%
Contains more Choline +48.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +23.7%
Contains more Protein +16.9%
Equal in Fats - 31.34
Equal in Carbs - 55.38
Equal in Water - 1.6
8% 31% 56% 3%
Protein: 8.15 g
Fats: 31.36 g
Carbs: 56.29 g
Water: 1.54 g
Other: 2.66 g
10% 31% 55% 2%
Protein: 9.53 g
Fats: 31.34 g
Carbs: 55.38 g
Water: 1.6 g
Other: 2.15 g
Contains more Other +23.7%
Contains more Protein +16.9%
Equal in Fats - 31.34
Equal in Carbs - 55.38
Equal in Water - 1.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -54.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2140.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1486.4%
97%
Saturated Fat: 29.018 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.483 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.295 g
46% 38% 16%
Saturated Fat: 13.21 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 10.82 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.68 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -54.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2140.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1486.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carob Reesesticks Opinion
Net carbs 52.49g 52.08g Carob
Protein 8.15g 9.53g Reesesticks
Fats 31.36g 31.34g Carob
Carbs 56.29g 55.38g Carob
Calories 540kcal 521kcal Carob
Sugar 34.11g 40.33g Carob
Fiber 3.8g 3.3g Carob
Calcium 303mg 70mg Carob
Iron 1.29mg 1.3mg Reesesticks
Magnesium 36mg 49mg Reesesticks
Phosphorus 126mg 144mg Reesesticks
Potassium 633mg 295mg Carob
Sodium 107mg 264mg Carob
Zinc 3.53mg 0.99mg Carob
Copper 0.183mg 0.2mg Reesesticks
Manganese 0.14mg 0mg Carob
Selenium 5.2µg 0.7µg Carob
Vitamin A 10IU 58IU Reesesticks
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 14µg Reesesticks
Vitamin E 1.57mg 2.77mg Reesesticks
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0.6mg Reesesticks
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.13mg Reesesticks
Vitamin B2 0.178mg 0.1mg Carob
Vitamin B3 1.04mg 3.64mg Reesesticks
Vitamin B5 0.75mg 0.44mg Carob
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.08mg Carob
Folate 21µg 40µg Reesesticks
Vitamin B12 0.28µg 0.15µg Carob
Choline 19mg 28.2mg Reesesticks
Vitamin K 7.7µg 5.9µg Carob
Cholesterol 1mg 6mg Carob
Saturated Fat 29.018g 13.21g Reesesticks
Monounsaturated Fat 0.483g 10.82g Reesesticks
Polyunsaturated fat 0.295g 4.68g Reesesticks

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Carob Reesesticks
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
24%
Reesesticks
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
49%
Carob
32%
Reesesticks

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Reesesticks
Reesesticks is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.808g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reesesticks
Reesesticks is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carob
Carob is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.22g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carob
Carob contains less Sodium (difference - 157mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Carob
Carob is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Carob - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167973/nutrients
  2. Reesesticks - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169628/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.