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Brown sugar vs. Skor bar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Brown sugar and Skor bar

  • Brown sugar has more Calcium, however, Skor bar is richer in Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, and Fiber.
  • Skor bar covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 94% more than Brown sugar.
  • Skor bar has 3 times less Calcium than Brown sugar. Brown sugar has 83mg of Calcium, while Skor bar has 30mg.
  • Brown sugar contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Sugars, brown and Candies, HERSHEY'S SKOR Toffee Bar.

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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 +176.7%
Contains more Iron +24.6%
Contains less Sodium -91.2%
Contains more Copper +17.5%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +1425%
Contains more Potassium +15%
Contains more Zinc +466.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 25% 27% 7% 2% 12% 4% 1% 16% 9% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 22% 8% 27% 14% 42% 5% 14% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +176.7%
Contains more Iron +24.6%
Contains less Sodium -91.2%
Contains more Copper +17.5%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +1425%
Contains more Potassium +15%
Contains more Zinc +466.7%

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 B5 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.2%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +34.8%
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3% 8% 10% 1% 0% 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 13% 12% 3% 2% 5% 24% 3% 3% 6% 2% 27% 2% 22%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.2%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +34.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +53.9%
Contains more Protein +2508.3%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +17.2%
Contains more Other +166.7%
98%
Protein: 0.12 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 98.09 g
Water: 1.34 g
Other: 0.45 g
3% 30% 64%
Protein: 3.13 g
Fats: 30.37 g
Carbs: 63.73 g
Water: 1.57 g
Other: 1.2 g
Contains more Carbs +53.9%
Contains more Protein +2508.3%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +17.2%
Contains more Other +166.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brown sugar Skor bar Opinion
Net carbs 98.09g 62.43g Brown sugar
Protein 0.12g 3.13g Skor bar
Fats 0g 30.37g Skor bar
Carbs 98.09g 63.73g Brown sugar
Calories 380kcal 541kcal Skor bar
Fructose 1.11g Brown sugar
Sugar 97.02g 59.89g Skor bar
Fiber 0g 1.3g Skor bar
Calcium 83mg 30mg Brown sugar
Iron 0.71mg 0.57mg Brown sugar
Magnesium 9mg 10mg Skor bar
Phosphorus 4mg 61mg Skor bar
Potassium 133mg 153mg Skor bar
Sodium 28mg 317mg Brown sugar
Zinc 0.03mg 0.17mg Skor bar
Copper 0.047mg 0.04mg Brown sugar
Manganese 0.064mg 0mg Brown sugar
Selenium 1.2µg 0µg Brown sugar
Vitamin A 0IU 204IU Skor bar
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 61µg Skor bar
Vitamin E 0mg 0.58mg Skor bar
Vitamin D 0IU 3IU Skor bar
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Skor bar
Vitamin C 0mg 0.5mg Skor bar
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.02mg Skor bar
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.1mg Skor bar
Vitamin B3 0.11mg 0.13mg Skor bar
Vitamin B5 0.132mg 0.04mg Brown sugar
Vitamin B6 0.041mg 0.022mg Brown sugar
Folate 1µg 2µg Skor bar
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.21µg Skor bar
Choline 2.3mg 3.1mg Skor bar
Vitamin K 0µg 8.6µg Skor bar
Cholesterol 0mg 53mg Brown sugar
Saturated Fat 0g 18.78g Brown sugar
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 9.714g Skor bar
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 1.191g Skor bar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brown sugar Skor bar
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
2%
Brown sugar
9%
Skor bar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Brown sugar
14%
Skor bar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Skor bar
Skor bar is lower in Sugar (difference - 37.13g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Skor bar
Skor bar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 71)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Skor bar
Skor bar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brown sugar
Brown sugar contains less Sodium (difference - 289mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brown sugar
Brown sugar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brown sugar
Brown sugar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.78g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Brown sugar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168833/nutrients
  2. Skor bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168757/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.