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Praline vs. Starburst — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Praline and Starburst

  • Praline has more Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B1, Iron, Zinc, Phosphorus, Fiber, and Magnesium, however, Starburst has more Vitamin C.
  • Praline's daily need coverage for Manganese is 72% more.
  • Praline is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Candies, praline, prepared-from-recipe and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, STARBURST Fruit Chews, Original fruits.

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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 +∞%
Contains more Iron +12800%
Contains more Magnesium +4800%
Contains more Phosphorus +1980%
Contains more Potassium +10750%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +4016.7%
Contains more Manganese +11113.3%
Contains more Selenium +125%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 49% 35% 45% 20% 7% 46% 165% 220% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 1% 1% 3% 1% 1% 0% 4% 2% 5%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +12800%
Contains more Magnesium +4800%
Contains more Phosphorus +1980%
Contains more Potassium +10750%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +4016.7%
Contains more Manganese +11113.3%
Contains more Selenium +125%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%

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 +1800%
Contains more Vitamin E +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2550%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +848.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin C +19466.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +61.5%
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% 10% 0% 1% 51% 13% 8% 20% 18% 5% 0% 0% 4%
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% 7% 0% 196% 1% 1% 1% 3% 0% 1% 0% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +1800%
Contains more Vitamin E +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2550%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +848.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin C +19466.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +61.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +704.9%
Contains more Fats +215.5%
Contains more Water +21.7%
Contains more Other +183.3%
Contains more Carbs +38.6%
3% 26% 60% 10%
Protein: 3.3 g
Fats: 25.9 g
Carbs: 59.59 g
Water: 10.36 g
Other: 0.85 g
8% 83% 9%
Protein: 0.41 g
Fats: 8.21 g
Carbs: 82.57 g
Water: 8.51 g
Other: 0.3 g
Contains more Protein +704.9%
Contains more Fats +215.5%
Contains more Water +21.7%
Contains more Other +183.3%
Contains more Carbs +38.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
9% 59% 32%
Saturated Fat: 2.224 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 14.683 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.778 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 7.778 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Praline Starburst Opinion
Net carbs 56.09g 82.57g Starburst
Protein 3.3g 0.41g Praline
Fats 25.9g 8.21g Praline
Carbs 59.59g 82.57g Starburst
Calories 485kcal 408kcal Praline
Sugar 55.79g 58.12g Praline
Fiber 3.5g 0g Praline
Calcium 43mg 0mg Praline
Iron 1.29mg 0.01mg Praline
Magnesium 49mg 1mg Praline
Phosphorus 104mg 5mg Praline
Potassium 217mg 2mg Praline
Sodium 48mg 2mg Starburst
Zinc 1.67mg 0mg Praline
Copper 0.494mg 0.012mg Praline
Manganese 1.682mg 0.015mg Praline
Selenium 1.8µg 0.8µg Praline
Vitamin A 19IU 1IU Praline
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Praline
Vitamin E 0.5mg 0.33mg Praline
Vitamin C 0.3mg 58.7mg Starburst
Vitamin B1 0.203mg 0.001mg Praline
Vitamin B2 0.053mg 0.002mg Praline
Vitamin B3 0.415mg 0.005mg Praline
Vitamin B5 0.332mg 0.035mg Praline
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0mg Praline
Folate 6µg 1µg Praline
Vitamin K 1.3µg 2.1µg Starburst
Trans Fat 0.141g Praline
Saturated Fat 2.224g 7.778g Praline
Monounsaturated Fat 14.683g 0g Praline
Polyunsaturated fat 7.778g 0g Praline

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Praline Starburst
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
10%
Praline
16%
Starburst
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
61%
Praline
1%
Starburst

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Starburst
Starburst contains less Sodium (difference - 46mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Starburst
Starburst is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Praline
Praline is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.33g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Praline
Praline is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.554g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Praline
Praline is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Praline
Praline is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Praline - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168791/nutrients
  2. Starburst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169590/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.