Zagnut - Nutrition and Ingredients


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Nutrition & Ingredients Summary

One bar of Zagnut (42 grams) contains 200 calories and 3 grams of protein. Zagnut consist of 69% carbohydrates, 7% protein, 21% fat, and less than 1% of water. Jump to Nutrition Analysis

Zagnut has 33 ingredients, which is 16.4 more than the average chocolate bar. The recommended serving size is 1 bar, or 42 grams, which is a larger portion compared to the serving size of the average chocolate bar. Jump to Ingredient Analysis

In one bar of Zagnut:

  • Calories: 200
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Sugar: 21 g
  • Dietary fiber: 1 g
  • Fat: 9 g, (Saturated: 3.5 g)
  • Sodium: 100 mg

Source: USDA

Nutrition Details

Calories

Zagnut has 200 calories per bar or 476 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates and fat.

56% of calories in Zagnut are from carbohydrates, 39% of calories are from fat and 6% of calories are from protein.

Carbohydrates

The majority, or 56% of the calories in Zagnut are from carbohydrates. The carbs in Zagnut are mostly in the form of sugar (95%).

Sugar

One bar of Zagnut has 21 grams of sugar or about 70% of daily recommended intake.

Fat

A substantial amount, or 39% of the calories in Zagnut are from fat. Zagnut is high in total fat, with 9 grams or 14% of recommended daily values per bar. Most of the fat in Zagnut are healthier unsaturated fats.

Zagnut is cholesterol free and trans-fat free.

Protein

A single bar of Zagnut contains 6% of recommended daily values or 3 grams of protein.

Sodium

One bar of Zagnut has 100 milligrams of sodium or about 7% of daily recommended intake.

Nutrition Facts

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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 Zagnut and the average chocolate bar. Comparing by equal weight (one serving or 42 grams):
Nutrition comparison between Zagnut and the average chocolate bar, 1 serving (42g).
Nutrient Zagnut Difference Average/Median
Chocolate Bar
Calories 200kcal -7% 213kcal / 215kcal
Carbohydrates 29g +20% 24g / 24g
Sugar 21g +4% 19g / 20g
Dietary Fiber 1g -33% 2g / 2g
Total Fat 9g -29% 13g / 13g
Saturated Fat 3g -53% 7g / 7g
Trans Fat ~ ~ <0.1g / ~
Cholesterol ~ -100% 5mg / 5mg
Sodium 100mg -138% 153mg / 42mg
Protein 3g -3% 3g / 3g
Vitamin D ~ ~ 2iu / ~
Calcium 10mg -72% 40mg / 36mg
Iron 0mg -53% 2mg / 1mg
Potassium 140mg -7% 177mg / 150mg

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Ingredients

Zagnut has 33 ingredients, which is 16.4 more than the average chocolate bar (16.6 ingredients). Its top ingredient is sugar, unlike most chocolate bars, where the top ingredient tends to be chocolate.

Full Ingredients List

sugar; peanuts; corn syrup; toasted coconut; molasses; vegetable oil [palm kernel oil; palm oil; shea oil; sunflower oil and/or safflower oil]; contains 2% or less of: hydrogenated vegetable oil [palm kernel oil; palm oil]; salt; chocolate; cocoa; milk; lactose (milk); sorbitan tristearate; lecithin (soy); whey (milk); artificial color [yellow 6 lake]; artificial flavor; milk fat; skim milk; tbhq and citric acid, to maintain freshness; pgpr.
Source: USDA

This chocolate bar contains peanut, corn syrup, palm oil, salt, chocolate, milk, lactose, lecithin, artificial flavor and milk fat, which are also common ingredients in many other chocolate bars.

Zagnut contains palm oil or palm derivatives, which also appears in more than 25% of chocolate bars.

Zagnut contains artificial flavoring or colors, unlike most chocolate bars, which are more naturally made.



Ingredients Compared to Other Chocolate Bars

The ingredients in Zagnut versus how frequently they appear in other chocolate bars:
How common the ingredients in Zagnut are compared to other chocolate bars
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1 Sugar
2 Peanut
3 Corn Syrup
4 Toasted Coconut
5 Molass
6 Vegetable Oil
7 Palm Kernel Oil
8 Palm Oil
9 Shea Oil
10 Sunflower Oil
11 Safflower Oil
12 Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil
13 Salt
14 Chocolate
15 Cocoa
16 Milk
17 Lactose
18 Sorbitan Tristearate
19 Lecithin
20 Soy
21 Whey
22 Artificial Color
23 Yellow 6 Lake
24 Artificial Flavor
25 Milk Fat
26 Skim Milk
27 Tbhq
28 Citric Acid
29 Pgpr

Quick Facts

How healthy is Zagnut?

On the positive side, Zagnut has 29% less total fat, 53% less saturated fat, 100% less cholesterol and 138% less sodium than the average chocolate bar. Unfortunately, it also has 4% more sugar, 33% less dietary fiber, 3% less protein, 72% less calcium, 53% less iron and 7% less potassium than the average chocolate bar.

Is Zagnut vegan?

Zagnut is not vegan in terms of its ingredients - it contains milk, lactose, whey, milk fat and skim milk. It also has sorbitan tristearate, lecithin and artificial flavor which can be non-vegan.