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Agave nectar vs. Mounds candy bar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Agave nectar and Mounds candy bar

  • Agave nectar has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Vitamin B6, however, Mounds candy bar has more Copper, Manganese, Iron, Fiber, Phosphorus, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Mounds candy bar is 103% higher.
  • Mounds candy bar has 43 times less Vitamin C than Agave nectar. Agave nectar has 17mg of Vitamin C, while Mounds candy bar has 0.4mg.

Food types used in this article are Sweetener, syrup, agave and Candies, MOUNDS Candy Bar.

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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 -97.2%
Contains more Calcium +2000%
Contains more Iron +2222.2%
Contains more Magnesium +5400%
Contains more Phosphorus +9000%
Contains more Potassium +7925%
Contains more Zinc +10900%
Contains more Copper +4344.4%
Contains more Manganese +18860%
Contains more Selenium +288.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0.3% 3.4% 0.71% 0.43% 0.35% 0.52% 0.27% 3% 0.65% 9.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6.3% 78% 39% 39% 28% 19% 30% 133% 124% 36%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%
Contains more Calcium +2000%
Contains more Iron +2222.2%
Contains more Magnesium +5400%
Contains more Phosphorus +9000%
Contains more Potassium +7925%
Contains more Zinc +10900%
Contains more Copper +4344.4%
Contains more Manganese +18860%
Contains more Selenium +288.2%

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.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +415.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +4150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +149%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +184.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Choline +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1306.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9.4% 20% 0% 57% 31% 38% 13% 0% 54% 23% 0% 7.3% 56%
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% 3.8% 0% 1.3% 12% 13% 5.2% 15% 21% 4.5% 0% 6.4% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +415.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +4150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +149%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +184.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Choline +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1306.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +30.3%
Contains more Water +153.5%
Contains more Protein +5011.1%
Contains more Fats +5811.1%
Contains more Other +673.3%
76% 23%
Protein: 0.09 g
Fats: 0.45 g
Carbs: 76.37 g
Water: 22.94 g
Other: 0.15 g
5% 27% 59% 9%
Protein: 4.6 g
Fats: 26.6 g
Carbs: 58.59 g
Water: 9.05 g
Other: 1.16 g
Contains more Carbs +30.3%
Contains more Water +153.5%
Contains more Protein +5011.1%
Contains more Fats +5811.1%
Contains more Other +673.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Agave nectar Mounds candy bar Opinion
Net carbs 76.17g 54.89g Agave nectar
Protein 0.09g 4.6g Mounds candy bar
Fats 0.45g 26.6g Mounds candy bar
Carbs 76.37g 58.59g Agave nectar
Calories 310kcal 486kcal Mounds candy bar
Fructose 55.6g Agave nectar
Sugar 68.03g 46.19g Mounds candy bar
Fiber 0.2g 3.7g Mounds candy bar
Calcium 1mg 21mg Mounds candy bar
Iron 0.09mg 2.09mg Mounds candy bar
Magnesium 1mg 55mg Mounds candy bar
Phosphorus 1mg 91mg Mounds candy bar
Potassium 4mg 321mg Mounds candy bar
Sodium 4mg 145mg Agave nectar
Zinc 0.01mg 1.1mg Mounds candy bar
Copper 0.009mg 0.4mg Mounds candy bar
Manganese 0.005mg 0.948mg Mounds candy bar
Selenium 1.7µg 6.6µg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin A 156IU 0IU Agave nectar
Vitamin A RAE 8µg 0µg Agave nectar
Vitamin E 0.98mg 0.19mg Agave nectar
Vitamin C 17mg 0.4mg Agave nectar
Vitamin B1 0.122mg 0.049mg Agave nectar
Vitamin B2 0.165mg 0.058mg Agave nectar
Vitamin B3 0.689mg 0.277mg Agave nectar
Vitamin B5 0.245mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin B6 0.234mg 0.09mg Agave nectar
Folate 30µg 6µg Agave nectar
Choline 13.3mg 11.8mg Agave nectar
Vitamin K 22.5µg 1.6µg Agave nectar
Cholesterol 0mg 2mg Agave nectar
Saturated Fat 0g 20.58g Agave nectar
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 0.39g Mounds candy bar
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 0.14g Mounds candy bar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Agave nectar Mounds candy bar
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
24%
Agave nectar
7%
Mounds candy bar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
2%
Agave nectar
53%
Mounds candy bar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is lower in Sugar (difference - 21.84g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar contains less Sodium (difference - 141mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 20.58g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Agave nectar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170277/nutrients
  2. Mounds candy bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168759/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.