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Payday vs. Carob — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Payday and Carob

  • Payday has more Vitamin B3, Manganese, Copper, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6, however, Carob has more Calcium, Zinc, and Vitamin B12.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Carob is 121% higher.
  • Carob has 7 times less Vitamin B3 than Payday. Payday has 7.166mg of Vitamin B3, while Carob has 1.04mg.
  • Payday is lower in Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Candies, HERSHEYS, PAYDAY Bar and Candies, carob, unsweetened.

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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.
Payday
6
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4
Carob
Contains more Iron +48.8%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.3%
Contains more Potassium +14.5%
Contains more Copper +77.6%
Contains more Manganese +551.4%
Contains more Calcium +222.3%
Contains less Sodium -53.7%
Contains more Zinc +124.8%
Equal in Selenium - 5.2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 29% 72% 65% 85% 64% 31% 43% 109% 119% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 91% 49% 26% 54% 56% 14% 97% 61% 19% 29%
Contains more Iron +48.8%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.3%
Contains more Potassium +14.5%
Contains more Copper +77.6%
Contains more Manganese +551.4%
Contains more Calcium +222.3%
Contains less Sodium -53.7%
Contains more Zinc +124.8%
Equal in Selenium - 5.2

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.
Payday
5
:
7
Carob
Contains more Vitamin E +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +589%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +80.8%
Contains more Folate +142.9%
Contains more Choline +87.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +900%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1300%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 50% 0% 0% 21% 27% 135% 32% 55% 39% 3% 20% 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 1% 32% 0% 2% 25% 42% 20% 45% 30% 16% 35% 11% 20%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +589%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +80.8%
Contains more Folate +142.9%
Contains more Choline +87.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +900%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1300%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Payday
2
:
3
Carob
Contains more Protein +64.9%
Contains more Water +352.6%
Contains more Fats +25.4%
Contains more Other +55.6%
Equal in Carbs - 56.29
13% 25% 53% 7% 2%
Protein: 13.44 g
Fats: 25 g
Carbs: 52.88 g
Water: 6.97 g
Other: 1.71 g
8% 31% 56% 3%
Protein: 8.15 g
Fats: 31.36 g
Carbs: 56.29 g
Water: 1.54 g
Other: 2.66 g
Contains more Protein +64.9%
Contains more Water +352.6%
Contains more Fats +25.4%
Contains more Other +55.6%
Equal in Carbs - 56.29

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Payday
3
:
0
Carob
Contains less Saturated Fat -83.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2481.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1490.2%
22% 57% 21%
Saturated Fat: 4.806 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.467 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.691 g
97%
Saturated Fat: 29.018 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.483 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.295 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -83.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2481.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1490.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Payday Carob Opinion
Net carbs 49.08g 52.49g Carob
Protein 13.44g 8.15g Payday
Fats 25g 31.36g Carob
Carbs 52.88g 56.29g Carob
Calories 490kcal 540kcal Carob
Starch 2.19g Payday
Sugar 40.32g 34.11g Carob
Fiber 3.8g 3.8g
Calcium 94mg 303mg Carob
Iron 1.92mg 1.29mg Payday
Magnesium 90mg 36mg Payday
Phosphorus 197mg 126mg Payday
Potassium 725mg 633mg Payday
Sodium 231mg 107mg Carob
Zinc 1.57mg 3.53mg Carob
Copper 0.325mg 0.183mg Payday
Manganese 0.912mg 0.14mg Payday
Selenium 5.1µg 5.2µg Carob
Vitamin A 1IU 10IU Carob
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Carob
Vitamin E 2.47mg 1.57mg Payday
Vitamin C 0mg 0.5mg Carob
Vitamin B1 0.083mg 0.1mg Carob
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.178mg Carob
Vitamin B3 7.166mg 1.04mg Payday
Vitamin B5 0.521mg 0.75mg Carob
Vitamin B6 0.235mg 0.13mg Payday
Folate 51µg 21µg Payday
Vitamin B12 0.02µg 0.28µg Carob
Choline 35.6mg 19mg Payday
Vitamin K 0µg 7.7µg Carob
Tryptophan 0.133mg Payday
Threonine 0.457mg Payday
Isoleucine 0.486mg Payday
Leucine 0.879mg Payday
Lysine 0.515mg Payday
Methionine 0.166mg Payday
Phenylalanine 0.687mg Payday
Valine 0.565mg Payday
Histidine 0.337mg Payday
Cholesterol 0mg 1mg Payday
Saturated Fat 4.806g 29.018g Payday
Omega-3 - EPA 0.023g 0g Payday
Monounsaturated Fat 12.467g 0.483g Payday
Polyunsaturated fat 4.691g 0.295g Payday
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Payday

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Payday Carob
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%
Payday
21%
Carob
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Payday
49%
Carob

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Payday
Payday is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Payday
Payday is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 24.212g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Payday
Payday is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Payday
Payday is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carob
Carob is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carob
Carob contains less Sodium (difference - 124mg)
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. Payday - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170680/nutrients
  2. Carob - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167973/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.