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Butterfinger vs. Aspartame — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Butterfinger and Aspartame?

  • Butterfinger has more Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin E , Magnesium, Vitamin B1, and Iron than Aspartame.
  • Butterfinger's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 48% higher.
  • Aspartame is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Candies, NESTLE, BUTTERFINGER Bar and Sweeteners, tabletop, aspartame, EQUAL, packets types in this comparison.

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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 +∞%
Contains more Iron +1875%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +5400%
Contains more Zinc +9900%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +480%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 30% 35% 42% 20% 30% 28% 65% 64% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 2% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 3%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +1875%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +5400%
Contains more Zinc +9900%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +480%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%
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% 35% 0% 0% 31% 15% 50% 23% 16% 22% 5% 9% 6%
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 E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +148.8%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +∞%
Contains more Carbs +22.2%
Contains more Water +611.4%
5% 19% 73%
Protein: 5.4 g
Fats: 18.9 g
Carbs: 72.9 g
Water: 1.23 g
Other: 1.57 g
2% 89% 9%
Protein: 2.17 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 89.08 g
Water: 8.75 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Protein +148.8%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +∞%
Contains more Carbs +22.2%
Contains more Water +611.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Butterfinger Aspartame Opinion
Net carbs 70.9g 89.08g Aspartame
Protein 5.4g 2.17g Butterfinger
Fats 18.9g 0g Butterfinger
Carbs 72.9g 89.08g Aspartame
Calories 459kcal 365kcal Butterfinger
Starch 8.36g Aspartame
Sugar 45.9g 80.7g Butterfinger
Fiber 2g 0g Butterfinger
Calcium 36mg 0mg Butterfinger
Iron 0.79mg 0.04mg Butterfinger
Magnesium 48mg 0mg Butterfinger
Phosphorus 97mg 0mg Butterfinger
Potassium 220mg 4mg Butterfinger
Sodium 230mg 0mg Aspartame
Zinc 1mg 0.01mg Butterfinger
Copper 0.193mg 0mg Butterfinger
Manganese 0.49mg 0mg Butterfinger
Selenium 2.9µg 0.5µg Butterfinger
Vitamin E 1.72mg 0mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B1 0.121mg 0mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B2 0.062mg 0mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B3 2.649mg 0mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B5 0.37mg 0mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B6 0.069mg 0mg Butterfinger
Folate 28µg 0µg Butterfinger
Vitamin B12 0.04µg 0µg Butterfinger
Choline 15mg 0mg Butterfinger
Vitamin K 2.2µg 0µg Butterfinger
Phenylalanine 1.186mg Aspartame
Trans Fat 0.04g Aspartame
Saturated Fat 9.5g 0g Aspartame
Monounsaturated Fat 5.119g 0g Butterfinger
Polyunsaturated fat 3.164g 0g Butterfinger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Butterfinger Aspartame
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
16%
Butterfinger
0%
Aspartame
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
34%
Butterfinger
0%
Aspartame

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger is lower in Sugar (difference - 34.8g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Aspartame
Aspartame contains less Sodium (difference - 230mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Aspartame
Aspartame is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.5g)
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. Butterfinger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167565/nutrients
  2. Aspartame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169657/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.