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Marshmallow vs. Almond joy — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Marshmallow and Almond joy

  • Marshmallow contains less Fiber, Phosphorus, Iron, Potassium, Calcium, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat than Almond joy.
  • Almond joy's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 88% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Candies, marshmallows 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 less Sodium -43.7%
Contains more Calcium +2033.3%
Contains more Iron +452.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +1300%
Contains more Potassium +4980%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0.9% 8.6% 1.4% 3.4% 0.44% 10% 1.1% 32% 1% 9.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 48% 0% 48% 22% 19% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains less Sodium -43.7%
Contains more Calcium +2033.3%
Contains more Iron +452.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +1300%
Contains more Potassium +4980%

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% 0.25% 0.23% 1.5% 0.3% 0.69% 0.75% 0% 0.05% 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 +36.6%
Contains more Water +100%
Contains more Protein +129.4%
Contains more Fats +13365%
Contains more Other +310%
2% 81% 16%
Protein: 1.8 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 81.3 g
Water: 16.4 g
Other: 0.3 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 +36.6%
Contains more Water +100%
Contains more Protein +129.4%
Contains more Fats +13365%
Contains more Other +310%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +6475%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2410.6%
31% 44% 26%
Saturated Fat: 0.056 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.08 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.047 g
73% 22% 5%
Saturated Fat: 17.59 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.26 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.18 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +6475%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2410.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Marshmallow Almond joy Opinion
Net carbs 81.2g 54.51g Marshmallow
Protein 1.8g 4.13g Almond joy
Fats 0.2g 26.93g Almond joy
Carbs 81.3g 59.51g Marshmallow
Calories 318kcal 479kcal Almond joy
Sugar 57.56g 48.34g Almond joy
Fiber 0.1g 5g Almond joy
Calcium 3mg 64mg Almond joy
Iron 0.23mg 1.27mg Almond joy
Magnesium 2mg Marshmallow
Phosphorus 8mg 112mg Almond joy
Potassium 5mg 254mg Almond joy
Sodium 80mg 142mg Marshmallow
Zinc 0.04mg Marshmallow
Copper 0.097mg Marshmallow
Manganese 0.008mg Marshmallow
Selenium 1.7µg Marshmallow
Vitamin A 0IU 42IU Almond joy
Vitamin C 0mg 0.7mg Almond joy
Vitamin B1 0.001mg Marshmallow
Vitamin B2 0.001mg Marshmallow
Vitamin B3 0.078mg Marshmallow
Vitamin B5 0.005mg Marshmallow
Vitamin B6 0.003mg Marshmallow
Folate 1µg Marshmallow
Choline 0.1mg Marshmallow
Threonine 0.035mg Marshmallow
Isoleucine 0.028mg Marshmallow
Leucine 0.066mg Marshmallow
Lysine 0.077mg Marshmallow
Methionine 0.015mg Marshmallow
Phenylalanine 0.042mg Marshmallow
Valine 0.05mg Marshmallow
Histidine 0.017mg Marshmallow
Cholesterol 0mg 4mg Marshmallow
Saturated Fat 0.056g 17.59g Marshmallow
Monounsaturated Fat 0.08g 5.26g Almond joy
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 1.18g Almond joy

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Marshmallow 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%
Marshmallow
0%
Almond joy
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Marshmallow
16%
Almond joy

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow contains less Sodium (difference - 62mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.534g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Almond joy
Almond joy is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.22g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond joy
Almond joy is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is cheaper?
Almond joy
Almond joy is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
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. Marshmallow - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167995/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.