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Butterfinger vs. Flan — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Butterfinger and Flan?

  • Butterfinger is richer in Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Iron, and Zinc, while Flan is higher in Selenium.
  • Flan's daily need coverage for Selenium is 33% higher.
  • Butterfinger is lower in Sodium.

We used Candies, NESTLE, BUTTERFINGER Bar and Flan, caramel custard, dry mix 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 +50%
Contains more Iron +887.5%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +9600%
Contains more Potassium +43.8%
Contains less Sodium -46.8%
Contains more Zinc +2400%
Contains more Copper +1186.7%
Contains more Manganese +6900%
Contains more Selenium +634.5%
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 7.2% 3% 0% 0.43% 14% 56% 1.1% 5% 0.91% 116%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +887.5%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +9600%
Contains more Potassium +43.8%
Contains less Sodium -46.8%
Contains more Zinc +2400%
Contains more Copper +1186.7%
Contains more Manganese +6900%
Contains more Selenium +634.5%

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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Flan
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 +∞%
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%
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 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +161.7%
Contains more Carbs +25.7%
Contains more Water +534.1%
5% 19% 73%
Protein: 5.4 g
Fats: 18.9 g
Carbs: 72.9 g
Water: 1.23 g
Other: 1.57 g
92% 8%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 91.6 g
Water: 7.8 g
Other: 0.6 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +161.7%
Contains more Carbs +25.7%
Contains more Water +534.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Butterfinger Flan Opinion
Net carbs 70.9g 91.6g Flan
Protein 5.4g 0g Butterfinger
Fats 18.9g 0g Butterfinger
Carbs 72.9g 91.6g Flan
Calories 459kcal 348kcal Butterfinger
Sugar 45.9g Flan
Fiber 2g 0g Butterfinger
Calcium 36mg 24mg Butterfinger
Iron 0.79mg 0.08mg Butterfinger
Magnesium 48mg 0mg Butterfinger
Phosphorus 97mg 1mg Butterfinger
Potassium 220mg 153mg Butterfinger
Sodium 230mg 432mg Butterfinger
Zinc 1mg 0.04mg Butterfinger
Copper 0.193mg 0.015mg Butterfinger
Manganese 0.49mg 0.007mg Butterfinger
Selenium 2.9µg 21.3µg Flan
Vitamin E 1.72mg 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 Butterfinger
Vitamin K 2.2µg Butterfinger
Trans Fat 0.04g Flan
Saturated Fat 9.5g Flan
Monounsaturated Fat 5.119g Butterfinger
Polyunsaturated fat 3.164g Butterfinger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Butterfinger Flan
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
16%
Butterfinger
0%
Flan
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
34%
Butterfinger
20%
Flan

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Flan
Flan is lower in Sugar (difference - 45.9g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flan
Flan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger contains less Sodium (difference - 202mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 66)
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 contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Flan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169602/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.