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Starburst vs. Goobers — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Starburst and Goobers

  • Starburst has more Vitamin C, while Goobers has more Fiber, Potassium, Iron, and Calcium.
  • Starburst's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 65% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, STARBURST Fruit Chews, Original fruits 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.
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +10900%
Contains more Potassium +25000%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 0.38% 0.71% 2.1% 0.18% 0.26% 0% 4% 2% 4.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 41% 0% 0% 44% 4.7% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +10900%
Contains more Potassium +25000%

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 +19466.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +6700%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0.06% 6.6% 0% 196% 0.25% 0.46% 0.09% 2.1% 0% 0.75% 0% 0% 5.3%
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 C +19466.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +6700%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +55.8%
Contains more Water +347.9%
Contains more Protein +2265.9%
Contains more Fats +314.1%
Contains more Other +366.7%
8% 83% 9%
Protein: 0.41 g
Fats: 8.21 g
Carbs: 82.57 g
Water: 8.51 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 +55.8%
Contains more Water +347.9%
Contains more Protein +2265.9%
Contains more Fats +314.1%
Contains more Other +366.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -35.7%
100%
Saturated Fat: 7.778 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 12.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -35.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Starburst Goobers Opinion
Net carbs 82.57g 43.3g Starburst
Protein 0.41g 9.7g Goobers
Fats 8.21g 34g Goobers
Carbs 82.57g 53g Starburst
Calories 408kcal 512kcal Goobers
Sugar 58.12g 43g Goobers
Fiber 0g 9.7g Goobers
Calcium 0mg 89mg Goobers
Iron 0.01mg 1.1mg Goobers
Magnesium 1mg Starburst
Phosphorus 5mg Starburst
Potassium 2mg 502mg Goobers
Sodium 2mg 36mg Starburst
Copper 0.012mg Starburst
Manganese 0.015mg Starburst
Selenium 0.8µg Starburst
Vitamin A 1IU 68IU Goobers
Vitamin E 0.33mg Starburst
Vitamin C 58.7mg 0.3mg Starburst
Vitamin B1 0.001mg Starburst
Vitamin B2 0.002mg Starburst
Vitamin B3 0.005mg Starburst
Vitamin B5 0.035mg Starburst
Folate 1µg Starburst
Vitamin K 2.1µg Starburst
Cholesterol 0mg 12mg Starburst
Trans Fat 0.141g 0.07g Goobers
Saturated Fat 7.778g 12.1g Starburst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Starburst 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
16%
Starburst
0%
Goobers
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
1%
Starburst
12%
Goobers

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Starburst
Starburst contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Starburst
Starburst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Starburst
Starburst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.322g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Starburst
Starburst is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Goobers
Goobers is lower in Sugar (difference - 15.12g)
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 ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Starburst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169590/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.