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Pectin vs. Goobers — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Pectin and Goobers

  • Pectin has more Iron, however, Goobers are higher in Potassium, and Calcium.
  • Goobers covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 60% more than Pectin.
  • Goobers contain 6 times less Sodium than Pectin. Pectin contains 200mg of Sodium, while Goobers contain 36mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Pectin, unsweetened, dry mix and Candies, NESTLE, GOOBERS Chocolate Covered Peanuts.

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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.
Pectin
7
:
Contains more Iron +146.4%
Contains more Calcium +1171.4%
Contains more Potassium +7071.4%
Contains less Sodium -82%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 102% 1% 1% 1% 27% 13% 140% 10% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 42% 0% 0% 45% 5% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +146.4%
Contains more Calcium +1171.4%
Contains more Potassium +7071.4%
Contains less Sodium -82%

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.
Pectin
7
:
Contains more Vitamin A +2166.7%
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 1% 0% 0% 0% 2% 14% 1% 7% 3% 1% 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 5% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +2166.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Pectin
2
:
Contains more Carbs +70.6%
Contains more Water +357.9%
Contains more Protein +3133.3%
Contains more Fats +11233.3%
Contains more Other +366.7%
90% 9%
Protein: 0.3 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 90.4 g
Water: 8.7 g
Other: 0.3 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 +70.6%
Contains more Water +357.9%
Contains more Protein +3133.3%
Contains more Fats +11233.3%
Contains more Other +366.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Pectin
3
:
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.6%
33% 7% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.05 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.09 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 12.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pectin Goobers Opinion
Net carbs 81.8g 43.3g Pectin
Protein 0.3g 9.7g Goobers
Fats 0.3g 34g Goobers
Carbs 90.4g 53g Pectin
Calories 325kcal 512kcal Goobers
Sugar 43g Pectin
Fiber 8.6g 9.7g Goobers
Calcium 7mg 89mg Goobers
Iron 2.71mg 1.1mg Pectin
Magnesium 1mg Pectin
Phosphorus 2mg Pectin
Potassium 7mg 502mg Goobers
Sodium 200mg 36mg Goobers
Zinc 0.47mg Pectin
Copper 0.42mg Pectin
Manganese 0.07mg Pectin
Vitamin A 3IU 68IU Goobers
Vitamin C 0mg 0.3mg Goobers
Vitamin B1 0.008mg Pectin
Vitamin B2 0.06mg Pectin
Vitamin B3 0.005mg Pectin
Vitamin B5 0.11mg Pectin
Vitamin B6 0.01mg Pectin
Folate 1µg Pectin
Cholesterol 0mg 12mg Pectin
Trans Fat 0.07g Pectin
Saturated Fat 0.05g 12.1g Pectin
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g Pectin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g Pectin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pectin Goobers
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
2%
Pectin
0%
Goobers
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
29%
Pectin
12%
Goobers

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in Sugar (difference - 43g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.05g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pectin
Pectin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pectin
Pectin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Goobers
Goobers contains less Sodium (difference - 164mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Pectin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168821/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.