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Fruit leather vs. Chunky bar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Fruit leather and Chunky bar

  • Fruit leather has more Vitamin C, however, Chunky bar has more Fiber, and Calcium.
  • Fruit leather's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 62% more.
  • Fruit leather has 11 times more Sodium than Chunky bar. Fruit leather has 403mg of Sodium, while Chunky bar has 38mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Snacks, fruit leather, pieces and Candies, NESTLE, CHUNKY 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 +455.6%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains less Sodium -90.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5.4% 28% 10% 10% 14% 53% 5.2% 57% 24% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 30% 34% 0% 0% 0% 5% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +455.6%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains less Sodium -90.6%

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 3.5% 11% 0% 187% 11% 23% 1.9% 19% 69% 3% 0% 7% 46%
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 Carbs +38%
Contains more Water +324.1%
Contains more Protein +650%
Contains more Fats +926.1%
Contains more Other +75%
3% 83% 12%
Protein: 1 g
Fats: 2.68 g
Carbs: 82.82 g
Water: 12.3 g
Other: 1.2 g
8% 28% 60% 3% 2%
Protein: 7.5 g
Fats: 27.5 g
Carbs: 60 g
Water: 2.9 g
Other: 2.1 g
Contains more Carbs +38%
Contains more Water +324.1%
Contains more Protein +650%
Contains more Fats +926.1%
Contains more Other +75%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.8%
24% 55% 21%
Saturated Fat: 0.65 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.48 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.55 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 12.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fruit leather Chunky bar Opinion
Net carbs 82.82g 57.5g Fruit leather
Protein 1g 7.5g Chunky bar
Fats 2.68g 27.5g Chunky bar
Carbs 82.82g 60g Fruit leather
Calories 359kcal 475kcal Chunky bar
Sugar 57.58g 52.5g Chunky bar
Fiber 0g 2.5g Chunky bar
Calcium 18mg 100mg Chunky bar
Iron 0.75mg 0.9mg Chunky bar
Magnesium 14mg Fruit leather
Phosphorus 24mg Fruit leather
Potassium 164mg Fruit leather
Sodium 403mg 38mg Chunky bar
Zinc 0.19mg Fruit leather
Copper 0.171mg Fruit leather
Manganese 0.184mg Fruit leather
Selenium 2.7µg Fruit leather
Vitamin A 58IU 0IU Fruit leather
Vitamin A RAE 6µg Fruit leather
Vitamin E 0.56mg Fruit leather
Vitamin C 56mg 0mg Fruit leather
Vitamin B1 0.043mg Fruit leather
Vitamin B2 0.1mg Fruit leather
Vitamin B3 0.1mg Fruit leather
Vitamin B5 0.319mg Fruit leather
Vitamin B6 0.3mg Fruit leather
Folate 4µg Fruit leather
Choline 12.9mg Fruit leather
Vitamin K 18.2µg Fruit leather
Cholesterol 0mg 10mg Fruit leather
Trans Fat 0.16g Fruit leather
Saturated Fat 0.65g 12.5g Fruit leather
Monounsaturated Fat 1.48g Fruit leather
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55g Fruit leather

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fruit leather Chunky bar
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
29%
Fruit leather
0%
Chunky bar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
22%
Fruit leather
7%
Chunky bar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fruit leather
Fruit leather is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit leather
Fruit leather is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.85g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fruit leather
Fruit leather is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fruit leather
Fruit leather is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chunky bar
Chunky bar is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.08g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chunky bar
Chunky bar contains less Sodium (difference - 365mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chunky bar
Chunky bar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
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. Fruit leather - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167540/nutrients
  2. Chunky bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167586/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.