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Butterfinger vs. Sorghum syrup — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Butterfinger and Sorghum syrup

  • Butterfinger is richer in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin E , yet Sorghum syrup is richer in Vitamin B6, Manganese, Iron, Potassium, Magnesium, and Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Butterfinger is 48% higher.
  • Sorghum syrup contains less Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Candies, NESTLE, BUTTERFINGER Bar and Syrups, sorghum.

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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 Phosphorus +73.2%
Contains more Zinc +143.9%
Contains more Copper +48.5%
Contains more Selenium +70.6%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Iron +381%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Potassium +354.5%
Contains less Sodium -96.5%
Contains more Manganese +212.2%
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 45% 143% 72% 24% 89% 2% 12% 44% 200% 10%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.2%
Contains more Zinc +143.9%
Contains more Copper +48.5%
Contains more Selenium +70.6%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Iron +381%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Potassium +354.5%
Contains less Sodium -96.5%
Contains more Manganese +212.2%

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 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2549%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +117.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +871%
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% 25% 36% 2% 49% 155% 0% 0% 8% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2549%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +117.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +871%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +1745.5%
Contains more Other +52.9%
Equal in Carbs - 74.9
5% 19% 73%
Protein: 5.4 g
Fats: 18.9 g
Carbs: 72.9 g
Water: 1.23 g
Other: 1.57 g
75% 23% 2%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 74.9 g
Water: 22.7 g
Other: 2.4 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +1745.5%
Contains more Other +52.9%
Equal in Carbs - 74.9

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Butterfinger Sorghum syrup Opinion
Net carbs 70.9g 74.9g Sorghum syrup
Protein 5.4g 0g Butterfinger
Fats 18.9g 0g Butterfinger
Carbs 72.9g 74.9g Sorghum syrup
Calories 459kcal 290kcal Butterfinger
Sugar 45.9g 74.9g Butterfinger
Fiber 2g 0g Butterfinger
Calcium 36mg 150mg Sorghum syrup
Iron 0.79mg 3.8mg Sorghum syrup
Magnesium 48mg 100mg Sorghum syrup
Phosphorus 97mg 56mg Butterfinger
Potassium 220mg 1000mg Sorghum syrup
Sodium 230mg 8mg Sorghum syrup
Zinc 1mg 0.41mg Butterfinger
Copper 0.193mg 0.13mg Butterfinger
Manganese 0.49mg 1.53mg Sorghum syrup
Selenium 2.9µg 1.7µg Butterfinger
Vitamin E 1.72mg 0mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B1 0.121mg 0.1mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B2 0.062mg 0.155mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B3 2.649mg 0.1mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B5 0.37mg 0.804mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B6 0.069mg 0.67mg Sorghum syrup
Folate 28µg 0µg Butterfinger
Vitamin B12 0.04µg 0µg Butterfinger
Choline 15mg 13.3mg Butterfinger
Vitamin K 2.2µg 0µg Butterfinger
Trans Fat 0.04g Sorghum syrup
Saturated Fat 9.5g 0g Sorghum syrup
Monounsaturated Fat 5.119g 0g Butterfinger
Polyunsaturated fat 3.164g 0g Butterfinger

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Butterfinger Sorghum syrup
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
21%
Sorghum syrup
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
34%
Butterfinger
64%
Sorghum syrup

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup contains less Sodium (difference - 222mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.5g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger is lower in Sugar (difference - 29g)
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 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 ($)
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. Butterfinger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167565/nutrients
  2. Sorghum syrup - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169662/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.