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Corn syrup vs. Almond joy — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Corn syrup and Almond joy

  • Almond joy is richer than Corn syrup in Fiber, Phosphorus, Iron, Potassium, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Almond joy is 88% higher.
  • Corn syrup contains 2 times more Sugar than Almond joy. Corn syrup contains 77.59g of Sugar, while Almond joy contains 48.34g.

Food types used in this article are Syrups, corn, dark and Candies, ALMOND JOY Candy Bar.

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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 +255.6%
Contains more Iron +243.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +918.2%
Contains more Potassium +477.3%
Equal in Sodium - 142
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 14% 6% 5% 4% 21% 2% 18% 14% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 48% 0% 48% 23% 19% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +255.6%
Contains more Iron +243.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +918.2%
Contains more Potassium +477.3%
Equal in Sodium - 142

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.
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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 0% 0% 0% 0% 3% 3% 1% 2% 3% 0% 0% 8% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 3% 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 Carbs +30.4%
Contains more Water +168.4%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +207.5%
78% 22%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 77.59 g
Water: 22.01 g
Other: 0.4 g
4% 27% 60% 8%
Protein: 4.13 g
Fats: 26.93 g
Carbs: 59.51 g
Water: 8.2 g
Other: 1.23 g
Contains more Carbs +30.4%
Contains more Water +168.4%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +207.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Corn syrup Almond joy Opinion
Net carbs 77.59g 54.51g Corn syrup
Protein 0g 4.13g Almond joy
Fats 0g 26.93g Almond joy
Carbs 77.59g 59.51g Corn syrup
Calories 286kcal 479kcal Almond joy
Sugar 77.59g 48.34g Almond joy
Fiber 0g 5g Almond joy
Calcium 18mg 64mg Almond joy
Iron 0.37mg 1.27mg Almond joy
Magnesium 8mg Corn syrup
Phosphorus 11mg 112mg Almond joy
Potassium 44mg 254mg Almond joy
Sodium 155mg 142mg Almond joy
Zinc 0.04mg Corn syrup
Copper 0.053mg Corn syrup
Manganese 0.1mg Corn syrup
Selenium 2.9µg Corn syrup
Vitamin A 0IU 42IU Almond joy
Vitamin C 0mg 0.7mg Almond joy
Vitamin B1 0.011mg Corn syrup
Vitamin B2 0.009mg Corn syrup
Vitamin B3 0.02mg Corn syrup
Vitamin B5 0.023mg Corn syrup
Vitamin B6 0.009mg Corn syrup
Choline 13.3mg Corn syrup
Cholesterol 0mg 4mg Corn syrup
Saturated Fat 0g 17.59g Corn syrup
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 5.26g Almond joy
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 1.18g Almond joy

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Corn syrup Almond joy
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
1%
Corn syrup
0%
Almond joy
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Corn syrup
16%
Almond joy

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Corn syrup
Corn syrup is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Corn syrup
Corn syrup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.59g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Corn syrup
Corn syrup is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Almond joy
Almond joy is lower in Sugar (difference - 29.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond joy
Almond joy contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond joy
Almond joy is lower in glycemic index (difference - 90)
Which food is cheaper?
Almond joy
Almond joy is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
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.

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. Corn syrup - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168836/nutrients
  2. Almond joy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167562/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.