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Skittles vs. Caramello — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Skittles and Caramello different?

  • Skittles are richer in Vitamin C, while Caramello is higher in Calcium, and Iron.
  • Skittles covers your daily need of Vitamin C 73% more than Caramello.

Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, SKITTLES Wild Berry Bite Size Candies and Candies, CARAMELLO Candy Bar types were 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 less Sodium -87.7%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 64% 41% 0% 65% 31% 16% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains less Sodium -87.7%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +∞%

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 C +3847.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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% 224% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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 19% 0% 0% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +3847.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +42.2%
Contains more Protein +3157.9%
Contains more Fats +398.6%
Contains more Water +77.3%
Contains more Other +108.2%
4% 91% 4%
Protein: 0.19 g
Fats: 4.25 g
Carbs: 90.76 g
Water: 3.83 g
Other: 0.97 g
6% 21% 64% 7% 2%
Protein: 6.19 g
Fats: 21.19 g
Carbs: 63.81 g
Water: 6.79 g
Other: 2.02 g
Contains more Carbs +42.2%
Contains more Protein +3157.9%
Contains more Fats +398.6%
Contains more Water +77.3%
Contains more Other +108.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -67.6%
100%
Saturated Fat: 4.115 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
68% 28% 3%
Saturated Fat: 12.72 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.29 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.63 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -67.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Skittles Caramello Opinion
Net carbs 90.76g 62.61g Skittles
Protein 0.19g 6.19g Caramello
Fats 4.25g 21.19g Caramello
Carbs 90.76g 63.81g Skittles
Calories 402kcal 462kcal Caramello
Sugar 75.92g 56.92g Caramello
Fiber 0g 1.2g Caramello
Calcium 0mg 213mg Caramello
Iron 0mg 1.09mg Caramello
Phosphorus 150mg Caramello
Potassium 341mg Caramello
Sodium 15mg 122mg Skittles
Vitamin A 0IU 303IU Caramello
Vitamin C 67.1mg 1.7mg Skittles
Cholesterol 0mg 27mg Skittles
Trans Fat 0.074g Caramello
Saturated Fat 4.115g 12.72g Skittles
Monounsaturated Fat 5.29g Caramello
Polyunsaturated fat 0.63g Caramello

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Skittles Caramello
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
17%
Skittles
2%
Caramello
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
0%
Skittles
22%
Caramello

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Skittles
Skittles contains less Sodium (difference - 107mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skittles
Skittles is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skittles
Skittles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.605g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caramello
Caramello is lower in Sugar (difference - 19g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caramello
Caramello is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Caramello
Caramello is relatively richer in minerals
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. Skittles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168840/nutrients
  2. Caramello - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167975/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.