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3 musketeers vs. Twizzlers — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between 3 musketeers and Twizzlers

  • Twizzlers contain less Phosphorus than 3 musketeers.
  • 3 musketeers' daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 41% higher.
  • Twizzlers contain 7 times less Calcium than 3 musketeers. 3 musketeers contain 54mg of Calcium, while Twizzlers contain 8mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Twizzlers are lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, 3 MUSKETEERS Bar and Candies, TWIZZLERS NIBS CHERRY BITS.

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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 more Calcium +575%
Contains more Iron +139.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.5%
Contains more Potassium +259.5%
Equal in Sodium - 195
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 26% 21% 30% 12% 26% 15% 52% 21% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 11% 0% 11% 4% 26% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +575%
Contains more Iron +139.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.5%
Contains more Potassium +259.5%
Equal in Sodium - 195

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 C +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 20% 0% 1% 9% 13% 5% 14% 4% 3% 20% 7% 8%
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +13%
Contains more Fats +383%
Contains more Other +56.5%
Contains more Water +158.6%
Equal in Carbs - 79.37
3% 13% 78% 6%
Protein: 2.6 g
Fats: 12.75 g
Carbs: 77.77 g
Water: 5.8 g
Other: 1.08 g
2% 3% 79% 15%
Protein: 2.3 g
Fats: 2.64 g
Carbs: 79.37 g
Water: 15 g
Other: 0.69 g
Contains more Protein +13%
Contains more Fats +383%
Contains more Other +56.5%
Contains more Water +158.6%
Equal in Carbs - 79.37

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +26.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +125.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -93.8%
76% 21% 3%
Saturated Fat: 8.646 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.373 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.316 g
21% 73% 5%
Saturated Fat: 0.54 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.88 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.14 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +26.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +125.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -93.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient 3 musketeers Twizzlers Opinion
Net carbs 76.27g 78.77g Twizzlers
Protein 2.6g 2.3g 3 musketeers
Fats 12.75g 2.64g 3 musketeers
Carbs 77.77g 79.37g Twizzlers
Calories 436kcal 347kcal 3 musketeers
Sugar 66.89g 51.35g Twizzlers
Fiber 1.5g 0.6g 3 musketeers
Calcium 54mg 8mg 3 musketeers
Iron 0.67mg 0.28mg 3 musketeers
Magnesium 29mg 3 musketeers
Phosphorus 69mg 24mg 3 musketeers
Potassium 133mg 37mg 3 musketeers
Sodium 194mg 195mg 3 musketeers
Zinc 0.55mg 3 musketeers
Copper 0.155mg 3 musketeers
Manganese 0.16mg 3 musketeers
Selenium 1.9µg 3 musketeers
Vitamin A 67IU 0IU 3 musketeers
Vitamin A RAE 20µg 3 musketeers
Vitamin E 0.98mg 3 musketeers
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0mg 3 musketeers
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 3 musketeers
Vitamin B2 0.056mg 3 musketeers
Vitamin B3 0.23mg 3 musketeers
Vitamin B5 0.231mg 3 musketeers
Vitamin B6 0.015mg 3 musketeers
Folate 4µg 3 musketeers
Vitamin B12 0.16µg 3 musketeers
Choline 12.2mg 3 musketeers
Vitamin K 2.9µg 3 musketeers
Cholesterol 5mg 0mg Twizzlers
Trans Fat 0.129g Twizzlers
Saturated Fat 8.646g 0.54g Twizzlers
Monounsaturated Fat 2.373g 1.88g 3 musketeers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.316g 0.14g 3 musketeers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
3 musketeers Twizzlers
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
8%
3 musketeers
0%
Twizzlers
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
3 musketeers
5%
Twizzlers

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in Sugar (difference - 15.54g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.106g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
3 musketeers
3 musketeers contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
3 musketeers
3 musketeers is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
3 musketeers
3 musketeers is relatively richer in vitamins
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 ($)

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. 3 musketeers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168767/nutrients
  2. Twizzlers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167983/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.