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Butterfinger vs. Sugar substitute — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Butterfinger and Sugar substitute different?

  • Butterfinger has more Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Iron, and Vitamin B5, however, Sugar substitute is richer in Calcium.
  • Sugar substitute covers your daily need of Calcium 84% more than Butterfinger.
  • Butterfinger has 28 times more Copper than Sugar substitute. Butterfinger has 0.193mg of Copper, while Sugar substitute has 0.007mg.
  • Butterfinger contains less Sodium.

Candies, NESTLE, BUTTERFINGER Bar and Sweeteners, sugar substitute, granulated, brown 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 Iron +393.8%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +1112.5%
Contains more Potassium +464.1%
Contains less Sodium -59.8%
Contains more Zinc +2400%
Contains more Copper +2657.1%
Contains more Manganese +2127.3%
Contains more Calcium +2341.7%
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 264% 6% 5% 4% 4% 75% 2% 3% 3% 0%
Contains more Iron +393.8%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +1112.5%
Contains more Potassium +464.1%
Contains less Sodium -59.8%
Contains more Zinc +2400%
Contains more Copper +2657.1%
Contains more Manganese +2127.3%
Contains more Calcium +2341.7%

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 B1 +706.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +313.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +362.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +360%
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% 4% 4% 0% 5% 4% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +706.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +313.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +362.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +360%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +162.1%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +16.3%
Contains more Water +643.1%
Contains more Other +156.7%
5% 19% 73%
Protein: 5.4 g
Fats: 18.9 g
Carbs: 72.9 g
Water: 1.23 g
Other: 1.57 g
2% 85% 9% 4%
Protein: 2.06 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 84.77 g
Water: 9.14 g
Other: 4.03 g
Contains more Protein +162.1%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +16.3%
Contains more Water +643.1%
Contains more Other +156.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Butterfinger Sugar substitute
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Butterfinger Sugar substitute Opinion
Net carbs 70.9g 84.17g Sugar substitute
Protein 5.4g 2.06g Butterfinger
Fats 18.9g 0g Butterfinger
Carbs 72.9g 84.77g Sugar substitute
Calories 459kcal 347kcal Butterfinger
Starch 3.52g Sugar substitute
Sugar 45.9g 4.03g Sugar substitute
Fiber 2g 0.6g Butterfinger
Calcium 36mg 879mg Sugar substitute
Iron 0.79mg 0.16mg Butterfinger
Magnesium 48mg 6mg Butterfinger
Phosphorus 97mg 8mg Butterfinger
Potassium 220mg 39mg Butterfinger
Sodium 230mg 572mg Butterfinger
Zinc 1mg 0.04mg Butterfinger
Copper 0.193mg 0.007mg Butterfinger
Manganese 0.49mg 0.022mg Butterfinger
Selenium 2.9µg Butterfinger
Vitamin E 1.72mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B1 0.121mg 0.015mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B2 0.062mg 0.015mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B3 2.649mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B5 0.37mg 0.08mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B6 0.069mg 0.015mg Butterfinger
Folate 28µg Butterfinger
Vitamin B12 0.04µg Butterfinger
Choline 15mg Butterfinger
Vitamin K 2.2µg Butterfinger
Trans Fat 0.04g Sugar substitute
Saturated Fat 9.5g Sugar substitute
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 Sugar substitute
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
1%
Sugar substitute
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
34%
Butterfinger
36%
Sugar substitute

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Sugar (difference - 41.87g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger contains less Sodium (difference - 342mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
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 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. Sugar substitute - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170675/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.