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Flan vs. Almond joy — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Flan and Almond joy

  • Flan has less Fiber, Phosphorus, and Iron.
  • Almond joy's daily need coverage for Fiber is 20% more.
  • Flan has 3 times more Sodium than Almond joy. Flan has 432mg of Sodium, while Almond joy has 142mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Flan, caramel custard, dry mix 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 +166.7%
Contains more Iron +1487.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +11100%
Contains more Potassium +66%
Contains less Sodium -67.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7.2% 3% 0% 0.43% 14% 56% 1.1% 5% 0.91% 116%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 48% 0% 48% 22% 19% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +1487.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +11100%
Contains more Potassium +66%
Contains less Sodium -67.1%

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.
Flan
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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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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 2.5% 0% 0% 2.3% 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 +53.9%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +105%
Equal in Water - 8.2
92% 8%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 91.6 g
Water: 7.8 g
Other: 0.6 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 +53.9%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +105%
Equal in Water - 8.2

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Flan Almond joy Opinion
Net carbs 91.6g 54.51g Flan
Protein 0g 4.13g Almond joy
Fats 0g 26.93g Almond joy
Carbs 91.6g 59.51g Flan
Calories 348kcal 479kcal Almond joy
Sugar 48.34g Flan
Fiber 0g 5g Almond joy
Calcium 24mg 64mg Almond joy
Iron 0.08mg 1.27mg Almond joy
Phosphorus 1mg 112mg Almond joy
Potassium 153mg 254mg Almond joy
Sodium 432mg 142mg Almond joy
Zinc 0.04mg Flan
Copper 0.015mg Flan
Manganese 0.007mg Flan
Selenium 21.3µg Flan
Vitamin A 0IU 42IU Almond joy
Vitamin C 0mg 0.7mg Almond joy
Cholesterol 0mg 4mg Flan
Saturated Fat 17.59g Flan
Monounsaturated Fat 5.26g Almond joy
Polyunsaturated fat 1.18g Almond joy

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Flan 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
0%
Flan
0%
Almond joy
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
20%
Flan
16%
Almond joy

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Flan
Flan is lower in Sugar (difference - 48.34g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flan
Flan is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flan
Flan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.59g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Flan
Flan is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond joy
Almond joy contains less Sodium (difference - 290mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond joy
Almond joy is lower in glycemic index (difference - 66)
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.

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. Flan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169602/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.