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Molasses vs. Goobers — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Molasses and Goobers different?

  • Molasses are higher in Iron, Potassium, and Calcium, however, Goobers are richer in Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Goobers is 60% higher.
  • Molasses contain 4 times more Iron than Goobers. While Molasses contain 4.72mg of Iron, Goobers contain only 1.1mg.
  • Goobers have less Sugar.

Molasses and Candies, NESTLE, GOOBERS Chocolate Covered Peanuts are the varieties 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 +130.3%
Contains more Iron +329.1%
Contains more Potassium +191.6%
Equal in Sodium - 36
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 62% 177% 173% 13% 129% 4.8% 7.9% 162% 200% 97%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 41% 0% 0% 44% 4.7% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +130.3%
Contains more Iron +329.1%
Contains more Potassium +191.6%
Equal in Sodium - 36

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% 10% 0.46% 17% 48% 155% 0% 0% 7.3% 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 4.1% 0% 0% 1% 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 +41%
Contains more Water +1051.1%
Contains more Other +135.7%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +33900%
75% 22% 3%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 74.73 g
Water: 21.87 g
Other: 3.3 g
10% 34% 53% 2%
Protein: 9.7 g
Fats: 34 g
Carbs: 53 g
Water: 1.9 g
Other: 1.4 g
Contains more Carbs +41%
Contains more Water +1051.1%
Contains more Other +135.7%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +33900%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.9%
18% 32% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.018 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.032 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.05 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 12.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Molasses Goobers
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 ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Molasses Goobers Opinion
Net carbs 74.73g 43.3g Molasses
Protein 0g 9.7g Goobers
Fats 0.1g 34g Goobers
Carbs 74.73g 53g Molasses
Calories 290kcal 512kcal Goobers
Fructose 12.79g Molasses
Sugar 74.72g 43g Goobers
Fiber 0g 9.7g Goobers
Calcium 205mg 89mg Molasses
Iron 4.72mg 1.1mg Molasses
Magnesium 242mg Molasses
Phosphorus 31mg Molasses
Potassium 1464mg 502mg Molasses
Sodium 37mg 36mg Goobers
Zinc 0.29mg Molasses
Copper 0.487mg Molasses
Manganese 1.53mg Molasses
Selenium 17.8µg Molasses
Vitamin A 0IU 68IU Goobers
Vitamin C 0mg 0.3mg Goobers
Vitamin B1 0.041mg Molasses
Vitamin B2 0.002mg Molasses
Vitamin B3 0.93mg Molasses
Vitamin B5 0.804mg Molasses
Vitamin B6 0.67mg Molasses
Choline 13.3mg Molasses
Cholesterol 0mg 12mg Molasses
Trans Fat 0.07g Molasses
Saturated Fat 0.018g 12.1g Molasses
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g Molasses
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g Molasses

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Molasses Goobers
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
18%
Molasses
0%
Goobers
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
103%
Molasses
12%
Goobers

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Molasses
Molasses is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Molasses
Molasses is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.082g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Molasses
Molasses is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Molasses
Molasses is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Goobers
Goobers is lower in Sugar (difference - 31.72g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Goobers
Goobers contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Goobers
Goobers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Goobers
Goobers is cheaper (difference - $2)

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. Molasses - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168820/nutrients
  2. Goobers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167581/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.