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Goobers vs. Skittles — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Goobers and Skittles different?

  • Goobers are richer in Fiber, Iron, and Calcium, while Skittles are higher in Vitamin C.
  • Skittles covers your daily need of Vitamin C 74% more than Goobers.
  • Skittles are lower in Saturated Fat.

Candies, NESTLE, GOOBERS Chocolate Covered Peanuts and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, SKITTLES Wild Berry Bite Size Candies types were used in this article.

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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 +∞%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 41% 0% 0% 44% 4.7% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%

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 +22266.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4.1% 0% 0% 1% 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 0% 0% 0% 224% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +22266.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +5005.3%
Contains more Fats +700%
Contains more Other +44.3%
Contains more Carbs +71.2%
Contains more Water +101.6%
10% 34% 53% 2%
Protein: 9.7 g
Fats: 34 g
Carbs: 53 g
Water: 1.9 g
Other: 1.4 g
4% 91% 4%
Protein: 0.19 g
Fats: 4.25 g
Carbs: 90.76 g
Water: 3.83 g
Other: 0.97 g
Contains more Protein +5005.3%
Contains more Fats +700%
Contains more Other +44.3%
Contains more Carbs +71.2%
Contains more Water +101.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -66%
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Saturated Fat: 12.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 4.115 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -66%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Goobers Skittles Opinion
Net carbs 43.3g 90.76g Skittles
Protein 9.7g 0.19g Goobers
Fats 34g 4.25g Goobers
Carbs 53g 90.76g Skittles
Calories 512kcal 402kcal Goobers
Sugar 43g 75.92g Goobers
Fiber 9.7g 0g Goobers
Calcium 89mg 0mg Goobers
Iron 1.1mg 0mg Goobers
Potassium 502mg Goobers
Sodium 36mg 15mg Skittles
Vitamin A 68IU 0IU Goobers
Vitamin C 0.3mg 67.1mg Skittles
Cholesterol 12mg 0mg Skittles
Trans Fat 0.07g 0.074g Goobers
Saturated Fat 12.1g 4.115g Skittles

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Goobers Skittles
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%
Goobers
17%
Skittles
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Goobers
0%
Skittles

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Skittles
Skittles contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skittles
Skittles is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skittles
Skittles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.985g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Goobers
Goobers is lower in Sugar (difference - 32.92g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Goobers
Goobers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Goobers
Goobers is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Goobers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167581/nutrients
  2. Skittles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168840/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.