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Kit Kat vs. Caramel — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Kit Kat and Caramel

  • Caramel has less Copper, Vitamin B12, Iron, and Selenium than Kit Kat.
  • Kit Kat covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 77% more than Caramel.
  • Caramel has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Candies, KIT KAT Wafer Bar and Candies, caramels.

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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 Iron +614.3%
Contains more Magnesium +117.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.4%
Contains less Sodium -78%
Contains more Copper +1122.2%
Contains more Manganese +809.1%
Contains more Selenium +177.8%
Contains more Calcium +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +388.9%
Equal in Potassium - 214
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 38% 38% 27% 58% 21% 8% 3% 74% 14% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 42% 6% 13% 49% 19% 32% 12% 6% 2% 10%
Contains more Iron +614.3%
Contains more Magnesium +117.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.4%
Contains less Sodium -78%
Contains more Copper +1122.2%
Contains more Manganese +809.1%
Contains more Selenium +177.8%
Contains more Calcium +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +388.9%
Equal in Potassium - 214

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 +92.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +237.8%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +86.7%
Contains more Choline +287.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +188.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.62
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 7% 0% 0% 30% 49% 10% 39% 5% 11% 70% 17% 14%
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% 10% 0% 2% 26% 60% 3% 38% 13% 3% 38% 5% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +92.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +237.8%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +86.7%
Contains more Choline +287.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +188.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.62

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +41.5%
Contains more Fats +220.9%
Contains more Carbs +19.2%
Contains more Water +421.5%
Contains more Other +40.6%
7% 26% 65%
Protein: 6.51 g
Fats: 25.99 g
Carbs: 64.59 g
Water: 1.63 g
Other: 1.28 g
5% 8% 77% 9% 2%
Protein: 4.6 g
Fats: 8.1 g
Carbs: 77 g
Water: 8.5 g
Other: 1.8 g
Contains more Protein +41.5%
Contains more Fats +220.9%
Contains more Carbs +19.2%
Contains more Water +421.5%
Contains more Other +40.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +279%
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +288.6%
73% 24% 4%
Saturated Fat: 17.953 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.844 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.895 g
33% 21% 46%
Saturated Fat: 2.476 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.542 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.478 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +279%
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +288.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kit Kat Caramel Opinion
Net carbs 63.59g 77g Caramel
Protein 6.51g 4.6g Kit Kat
Fats 25.99g 8.1g Kit Kat
Carbs 64.59g 77g Caramel
Calories 518kcal 382kcal Kit Kat
Starch 10.6g Kit Kat
Fructose 0.2g Kit Kat
Sugar 48.68g 65.5g Kit Kat
Fiber 1g 0g Kit Kat
Calcium 125mg 138mg Caramel
Iron 1mg 0.14mg Kit Kat
Magnesium 37mg 17mg Kit Kat
Phosphorus 135mg 114mg Kit Kat
Potassium 231mg 214mg Kit Kat
Sodium 54mg 245mg Kit Kat
Zinc 0.09mg 0.44mg Caramel
Copper 0.22mg 0.018mg Kit Kat
Manganese 0.1mg 0.011mg Kit Kat
Selenium 5µg 1.8µg Kit Kat
Vitamin A 81IU 42IU Kit Kat
Vitamin A RAE 24µg 12µg Kit Kat
Vitamin E 0.34mg 0.46mg Caramel
Vitamin C 0mg 0.4mg Caramel
Vitamin B1 0.117mg 0.103mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B2 0.21mg 0.256mg Caramel
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.148mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B5 0.64mg 0.62mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B6 0.02mg 0.056mg Caramel
Folate 14µg 4µg Kit Kat
Vitamin B12 0.56µg 0.3µg Kit Kat
Choline 31mg 8mg Kit Kat
Vitamin K 5.2µg 1.8µg Kit Kat
Tryptophan 0.09mg 0.06mg Kit Kat
Threonine 0.19mg 0.192mg Caramel
Isoleucine 0.28mg 0.258mg Kit Kat
Leucine 0.52mg 0.417mg Kit Kat
Lysine 0.28mg 0.338mg Caramel
Methionine 0.16mg 0.107mg Kit Kat
Phenylalanine 0.27mg 0.205mg Kit Kat
Valine 0.36mg 0.285mg Kit Kat
Histidine 0.11mg 0.115mg Caramel
Cholesterol 11mg 7mg Caramel
Trans Fat 0.099g Caramel
Saturated Fat 17.953g 2.476g Caramel
Monounsaturated Fat 5.844g 1.542g Kit Kat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.895g 3.478g Caramel
Omega-3 - ALA 0.075g Kit Kat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Kit Kat Caramel
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
19%
Kit Kat
15%
Caramel
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
30%
Kit Kat
19%
Caramel

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kit Kat
Kit Kat is lower in Sugar (difference - 16.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Kit Kat
Kit Kat contains less Sodium (difference - 191mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kit Kat
Kit Kat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kit Kat
Kit Kat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kit Kat
Kit Kat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Caramel
Caramel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caramel
Caramel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.477g)
Which food is cheaper?
Caramel
Caramel is cheaper (difference - $1.5)

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. Kit Kat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167992/nutrients
  2. Caramel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167974/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.