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Butterfinger vs. Chunky bar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Butterfinger and Chunky bar different?

  • Butterfinger contains less Calcium than Chunky bar.
  • Chunky bar covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 15% more than Butterfinger.
  • Butterfinger has 6 times more Sodium than Chunky bar. Butterfinger has 230mg of Sodium, while Chunky bar has 38mg.

Candies, NESTLE, BUTTERFINGER Bar and Candies, NESTLE, CHUNKY Bar types were used in this article.

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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 +177.8%
Contains more Iron +13.9%
Contains less Sodium -83.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 30% 34% 42% 19% 30% 27% 64% 64% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 30% 34% 0% 0% 0% 5% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +177.8%
Contains more Iron +13.9%
Contains less Sodium -83.5%

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% 34% 0% 0% 30% 14% 50% 22% 16% 21% 5% 8.2% 5.5%
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 Carbs +21.5%
Contains more Protein +38.9%
Contains more Fats +45.5%
Contains more Water +135.8%
Contains more Other +33.8%
5% 19% 73%
Protein: 5.4 g
Fats: 18.9 g
Carbs: 72.9 g
Water: 1.23 g
Other: 1.57 g
8% 28% 60% 3% 2%
Protein: 7.5 g
Fats: 27.5 g
Carbs: 60 g
Water: 2.9 g
Other: 2.1 g
Contains more Carbs +21.5%
Contains more Protein +38.9%
Contains more Fats +45.5%
Contains more Water +135.8%
Contains more Other +33.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -24%
53% 29% 18%
Saturated Fat: 9.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.119 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.164 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 12.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -24%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Butterfinger Chunky bar
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Butterfinger Chunky bar Opinion
Net carbs 70.9g 57.5g Butterfinger
Protein 5.4g 7.5g Chunky bar
Fats 18.9g 27.5g Chunky bar
Carbs 72.9g 60g Butterfinger
Calories 459kcal 475kcal Chunky bar
Sugar 45.9g 52.5g Butterfinger
Fiber 2g 2.5g Chunky bar
Calcium 36mg 100mg Chunky bar
Iron 0.79mg 0.9mg Chunky bar
Magnesium 48mg Butterfinger
Phosphorus 97mg Butterfinger
Potassium 220mg Butterfinger
Sodium 230mg 38mg Chunky bar
Zinc 1mg Butterfinger
Copper 0.193mg Butterfinger
Manganese 0.49mg Butterfinger
Selenium 2.9µg Butterfinger
Vitamin E 1.72mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B1 0.121mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B2 0.062mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B3 2.649mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B5 0.37mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B6 0.069mg Butterfinger
Folate 28µg Butterfinger
Vitamin B12 0.04µg Butterfinger
Choline 15mg Butterfinger
Vitamin K 2.2µg Butterfinger
Cholesterol 0mg 10mg Butterfinger
Trans Fat 0.04g 0.16g Butterfinger
Saturated Fat 9.5g 12.5g Butterfinger
Monounsaturated Fat 5.119g Butterfinger
Polyunsaturated fat 3.164g Butterfinger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Butterfinger Chunky bar
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%
Chunky bar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
34%
Butterfinger
7%
Chunky bar

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chunky bar
Chunky bar contains less Sodium (difference - 192mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.6g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger 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. Butterfinger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167565/nutrients
  2. Chunky bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167586/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.