Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond - Nutrition and Ingredients


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Nutrition & Ingredients Summary

One bar of Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond (45 grams) contains 200 calories and 4 grams of protein. It consists of 56% carbohydrates, 9% protein, 20% fat, and less than 1% of water. Jump to Nutrition Analysis

Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond contains only 7 ingredients, which is 9.6 fewer than the average chocolate bar. The recommended serving size is 1 bar, or 45 grams, which is a larger portion compared to the serving size of the average chocolate bar. Jump to Ingredient Analysis

In one bar of Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond:

  • Calories: 200
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Sugar: 20 g
  • Dietary fiber: 4 g
  • Fat: 9 g, (Saturated: 2 g)

Source: USDA

Nutrition Details

Calories

Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond has 200 calories per bar or 444 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates and fat.

51% of calories in Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond are from carbohydrates, 41% of calories are from fat and 8% of calories are from protein.

Carbohydrates

The majority, or 51% of the calories in Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond are from carbohydrates. The carbs are mostly in the form of dietary fiber and sugar (17% and 83%).

Sugar

One bar of Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond has 20 grams of sugar or about 67% of daily recommended intake.

Fat

A substantial amount, or 41% of the calories in Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond are from fat. It is high in total fat, with 9 grams or 14% of recommended daily values per bar. Most of the fat in Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond are healthier unsaturated fats.

Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond is cholesterol free and trans-fat free.

Protein

A single bar of Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond contains 8% of recommended daily values or 4 grams of protein.

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Nutrition calculations are from Harvard Medical's nutrient guidelines [1] and USDA's food central database (2019) [2].
We calculated values from 2000 kCal daily recommended diet.

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Nutrition Comparison to Other Chocolate Bars


Here is a table of nutritional differences between Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond and the average chocolate bar. Comparing by equal weight (one serving or 45 grams):
Nutrition comparison between Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond and the average chocolate bar, 1 serving (45g).
Nutrient Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond Difference Average/Median
Chocolate Bar
Calories 200kcal -13% 229kcal / 230kcal
Carbohydrates 25g +4% 26g / 26g
Sugar 20g +8% 20g / 22g
Dietary Fiber 4g +147% 3g / 2g
Total Fat 9g -34% 14g / 14g
Saturated Fat 2g -75% 8g / 8g
Trans Fat ~ ~ <0.1g / ~
Cholesterol ~ -100% 5mg / 5mg
Sodium ~ -100% 164mg / 45mg
Protein 4g +29% 3g / 3g
Vitamin D ~ ~ 2iu / ~
Calcium 40mg +3% 43mg / 39mg
Iron 1mg +27% 2mg / 1mg
Potassium 210mg +31% 189mg / 161mg

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Ingredients

Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond contains only 7 ingredients, which is 9.6 fewer than the average chocolate bar (16.6 ingredients). Its top ingredient is date, unlike most chocolate bars, where the top ingredient tends to be chocolate.

Full Ingredients List

dates, almonds, semisweet chocolate chips* (unsweetened chocolate, sugar, cocoa butter, vanilla extract).
Source: USDA

This chocolate bar contains sugar and cocoa butter, which are also common ingredients in many other chocolate bars.

Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond does not contain palm oil or palm derivatives, which appears in more than 25% of chocolate bars.



Ingredients Compared to Other Chocolate Bars

The ingredients in Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond versus how frequently they appear in other chocolate bars:
How common the ingredients in Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond are compared to other chocolate bars
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1 Date
2 Almond
3 Semisweet Chocolate Chip
4 Unsweetened Chocolate
5 Sugar
6 Cocoa Butter
7 Vanilla Extract

Quick Facts

How healthy is Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond?

On the positive side, Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond has 147% more dietary fiber, 34% less total fat, 75% less saturated fat, 100% less cholesterol, 100% less sodium, 29% more protein, 3% more calcium, 27% more iron and 31% more potassium than the average chocolate bar. Unfortunately, it also has 8% more sugar than the average chocolate bar.

Is Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond vegan?

Larabar Chocolate Covered Almond is likely vegan in terms of its ingredients.