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Carob vs. Twizzlers — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Carob and Twizzlers

  • Carob has more Calcium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Fiber, and Iron, while Twizzlers has more Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Carob covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 142% more than Twizzlers.
  • Carob contains 38 times more Calcium than Twizzlers. While Carob contains 303mg of Calcium, Twizzlers contain only 8mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Twizzlers are lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Candies, carob, unsweetened and Candies, TWIZZLERS NIBS CHERRY BITS.

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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
10
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Contains more Calcium +3687.5%
Contains more Iron +360.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +425%
Contains more Potassium +1610.8%
Contains less Sodium -45.1%
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 3% 11% 0% 11% 4% 26% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +3687.5%
Contains more Iron +360.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +425%
Contains more Potassium +1610.8%
Contains less Sodium -45.1%

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
13
:
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 +254.3%
Contains more Fats +1087.9%
Contains more Other +285.5%
Contains more Carbs +41%
Contains more Water +874%
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% 3% 79% 15%
Protein: 2.3 g
Fats: 2.64 g
Carbs: 79.37 g
Water: 15 g
Other: 0.69 g
Contains more Protein +254.3%
Contains more Fats +1087.9%
Contains more Other +285.5%
Contains more Carbs +41%
Contains more Water +874%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +110.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +289.2%
97%
Saturated Fat: 29.018 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.483 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.295 g
21% 73% 5%
Saturated Fat: 0.54 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.88 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.14 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +110.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +289.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carob Twizzlers Opinion
Net carbs 52.49g 78.77g Twizzlers
Protein 8.15g 2.3g Carob
Fats 31.36g 2.64g Carob
Carbs 56.29g 79.37g Twizzlers
Calories 540kcal 347kcal Carob
Sugar 34.11g 51.35g Carob
Fiber 3.8g 0.6g Carob
Calcium 303mg 8mg Carob
Iron 1.29mg 0.28mg Carob
Magnesium 36mg Carob
Phosphorus 126mg 24mg Carob
Potassium 633mg 37mg Carob
Sodium 107mg 195mg Carob
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 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 Twizzlers
Saturated Fat 29.018g 0.54g Twizzlers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.483g 1.88g Twizzlers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.295g 0.14g Carob

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Carob Twizzlers
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%
Twizzlers
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
49%
Carob
5%
Twizzlers

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 28.478g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carob
Carob is lower in Sugar (difference - 17.24g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carob
Carob contains less Sodium (difference - 88mg)
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. Twizzlers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167983/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.