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Baby ruth vs. Twizzlers — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Baby ruth and Twizzlers

  • The amount of Phosphorus, Potassium, Fiber, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat in Baby ruth is higher than in Twizzlers.
  • Baby ruth covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 58% more than Twizzlers.
  • Baby ruth contains 19 times more Polyunsaturated fat than Twizzlers. While Baby ruth contains 2.638g of Polyunsaturated fat, Twizzlers contain only 0.14g.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Twizzlers are lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Candies, NESTLE, BABY RUTH 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 +487.5%
Contains more Iron +125%
Contains more Phosphorus +291.7%
Contains more Potassium +573%
Contains less Sodium -15.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 24% 31% 40% 22% 30% 20% 75% 46% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2.4% 11% 0% 10% 3.3% 25% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +487.5%
Contains more Iron +125%
Contains more Phosphorus +291.7%
Contains more Potassium +573%
Contains less Sodium -15.2%

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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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% 19% 0% 0% 15% 28% 23% 20% 9.7% 9% 7.5% 19% 5.8%
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%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +134.8%
Contains more Fats +718.2%
Contains more Other +75.4%
Contains more Carbs +22.5%
Contains more Water +114.6%
5% 22% 65% 7%
Protein: 5.4 g
Fats: 21.6 g
Carbs: 64.8 g
Water: 6.99 g
Other: 1.21 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 +134.8%
Contains more Fats +718.2%
Contains more Other +75.4%
Contains more Carbs +22.5%
Contains more Water +114.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +195.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1784.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.5%
60% 27% 13%
Saturated Fat: 12.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.557 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.638 g
21% 73% 5%
Saturated Fat: 0.54 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.88 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.14 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +195.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1784.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Baby ruth Twizzlers Opinion
Net carbs 62.8g 78.77g Twizzlers
Protein 5.4g 2.3g Baby ruth
Fats 21.6g 2.64g Baby ruth
Carbs 64.8g 79.37g Twizzlers
Calories 459kcal 347kcal Baby ruth
Sugar 54g 51.35g Twizzlers
Fiber 2g 0.6g Baby ruth
Calcium 47mg 8mg Baby ruth
Iron 0.63mg 0.28mg Baby ruth
Magnesium 43mg Baby ruth
Phosphorus 94mg 24mg Baby ruth
Potassium 249mg 37mg Baby ruth
Sodium 230mg 195mg Twizzlers
Zinc 0.72mg Baby ruth
Copper 0.225mg Baby ruth
Manganese 0.351mg Baby ruth
Selenium 2.5µg Baby ruth
Vitamin E 0.93mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B1 0.058mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B2 0.121mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B3 1.251mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B5 0.333mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B6 0.042mg Baby ruth
Folate 12µg Baby ruth
Vitamin B12 0.06µg Baby ruth
Choline 34.9mg Baby ruth
Vitamin K 2.3µg Baby ruth
Trans Fat 0.05g Twizzlers
Saturated Fat 12.1g 0.54g Twizzlers
Monounsaturated Fat 5.557g 1.88g Baby ruth
Polyunsaturated fat 2.638g 0.14g Baby ruth

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Baby ruth 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
12%
Baby ruth
0%
Twizzlers
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
31%
Baby ruth
5%
Twizzlers

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.56g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Baby ruth - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167582/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.