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Bit-o-honey vs. Taffy (candy) — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Bit-o-honey and Taffy (candy)

  • Bit-o-honey covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 17% more than Taffy (candy).
  • Taffy (candy) contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Candies, NESTLE, BIT-O'-HONEY Candy Chews and Candies, taffy, prepared-from-recipe.

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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 +337.5%
Contains more Iron +1900%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +2700%
Contains more Potassium +1366.7%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +85.7%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 8% 5% 12% 4% 39% 14% 9% 5% 8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 1% 0% 1% 1% 7% 6% 0% 0% 4%
Contains more Calcium +337.5%
Contains more Iron +1900%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +2700%
Contains more Potassium +1366.7%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +85.7%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%

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 E +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3350%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1950%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +500%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 6% 0% 3% 15% 11% 2% 5% 3% 2% 8% 2% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 2% 0% 0% 7% 3% 1% 1% 0% 0% 2% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3350%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1950%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +500%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +6566.7%
Contains more Fats +125.2%
Contains more Water +71.1%
Contains more Other +469.6%
Contains more Carbs +13.2%
2% 8% 81% 8%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 7.5 g
Carbs: 80.89 g
Water: 8.3 g
Other: 1.31 g
3% 92% 5%
Protein: 0.03 g
Fats: 3.33 g
Carbs: 91.56 g
Water: 4.85 g
Other: 0.23 g
Contains more Protein +6566.7%
Contains more Fats +125.2%
Contains more Water +71.1%
Contains more Other +469.6%
Contains more Carbs +13.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +22.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +179.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -62.7%
80% 15% 5%
Saturated Fat: 5.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.03 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.338 g
68% 28% 4%
Saturated Fat: 2.049 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.838 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.121 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +22.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +179.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -62.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bit-o-honey Taffy (candy)
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bit-o-honey Taffy (candy) Opinion
Net carbs 80.69g 91.56g Taffy (candy)
Protein 2g 0.03g Bit-o-honey
Fats 7.5g 3.33g Bit-o-honey
Carbs 80.89g 91.56g Taffy (candy)
Calories 375kcal 397kcal Taffy (candy)
Sugar 48g 68.48g Bit-o-honey
Fiber 0.2g 0g Bit-o-honey
Calcium 35mg 8mg Bit-o-honey
Iron 0.2mg 0.01mg Bit-o-honey
Magnesium 7mg 0mg Bit-o-honey
Phosphorus 28mg 1mg Bit-o-honey
Potassium 44mg 3mg Bit-o-honey
Sodium 295mg 52mg Taffy (candy)
Zinc 0.49mg 0.21mg Bit-o-honey
Copper 0.026mg 0mg Bit-o-honey
Manganese 0.038mg 0mg Bit-o-honey
Selenium 1.3µg 0.7µg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin A 0IU 100IU Taffy (candy)
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 27µg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.09mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin C 0.8mg 0mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.028mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin B2 0.044mg 0.012mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin B3 0.069mg 0.002mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin B5 0.082mg 0.004mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0mg Bit-o-honey
Folate 2µg 0µg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin B12 0.06µg 0.01µg Bit-o-honey
Choline 2.5mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin K 0µg 0.3µg Taffy (candy)
Cholesterol 0mg 9mg Bit-o-honey
Trans Fat 0g 0.131g Bit-o-honey
Saturated Fat 5.5g 2.049g Taffy (candy)
Monounsaturated Fat 1.03g 0.838g Bit-o-honey
Polyunsaturated fat 0.338g 0.121g Bit-o-honey
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.086g Taffy (candy)
Omega-3 - ALA 0.013g Taffy (candy)

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bit-o-honey Taffy (candy)
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
4%
Bit-o-honey
2%
Taffy (candy)
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Bit-o-honey
2%
Taffy (candy)

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Taffy (candy)
Taffy (candy) contains less Sodium (difference - 243mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taffy (candy)
Taffy (candy) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.451g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bit-o-honey
Bit-o-honey is lower in Sugar (difference - 20.48g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bit-o-honey
Bit-o-honey is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bit-o-honey
Bit-o-honey is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
Which food is cheaper?
Bit-o-honey
Bit-o-honey is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bit-o-honey
Bit-o-honey is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bit-o-honey
Bit-o-honey 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. Bit-o-honey - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167564/nutrients
  2. Taffy (candy) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169670/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.