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Butterfinger vs. Twix — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Butterfinger and Twix different?

  • Butterfinger is higher in Vitamin B3, Manganese, Vitamin E , Magnesium, and Monounsaturated Fat, however, Twix is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, and Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Twix is 47% higher.
  • Butterfinger contains 2 times more Vitamin B3 than Twix. While Butterfinger contains 2.649mg of Vitamin B3, Twix contains only 1.109mg.
  • Butterfinger has less Saturated Fat.

Candies, NESTLE, BUTTERFINGER Bar and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, TWIX Caramel Cookie Bars are the varieties 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 Magnesium +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains more Manganese +79.5%
Contains more Calcium +194.4%
Contains less Sodium -13.9%
Contains more Selenium +48.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.81
Equal in Phosphorus - 105
Equal in Zinc - 1.06
Equal in Copper - 0.197
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 32% 30% 19% 45% 16% 26% 29% 66% 36% 23%
Contains more Magnesium +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains more Manganese +79.5%
Contains more Calcium +194.4%
Contains less Sodium -13.9%
Contains more Selenium +48.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.81
Equal in Phosphorus - 105
Equal in Zinc - 1.06
Equal in Copper - 0.197

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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Twix
Contains more Vitamin E +132.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +235.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +725%
Contains more Choline +39.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +154.5%
Equal in Folate - 26
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 4% 15% 0% 2% 39% 48% 21% 16% 5.8% 20% 41% 11% 14%
Contains more Vitamin E +132.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +235.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +725%
Contains more Choline +39.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +154.5%
Equal in Folate - 26

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +12.5%
Contains more Other +29.8%
Contains more Fats +31.5%
Contains more Water +243.9%
Equal in Protein - 4.91
5% 19% 73%
Protein: 5.4 g
Fats: 18.9 g
Carbs: 72.9 g
Water: 1.23 g
Other: 1.57 g
5% 25% 65% 4%
Protein: 4.91 g
Fats: 24.85 g
Carbs: 64.8 g
Water: 4.23 g
Other: 1.21 g
Contains more Carbs +12.5%
Contains more Other +29.8%
Contains more Fats +31.5%
Contains more Water +243.9%
Equal in Protein - 4.91

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -49.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +71.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +403.8%
53% 29% 18%
Saturated Fat: 9.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.119 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.164 g
84% 13% 3%
Saturated Fat: 18.96 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.988 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.628 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -49.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +71.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +403.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Butterfinger Twix Opinion
Net carbs 70.9g 63.7g Butterfinger
Protein 5.4g 4.91g Butterfinger
Fats 18.9g 24.85g Twix
Carbs 72.9g 64.8g Butterfinger
Calories 459kcal 502kcal Twix
Sugar 45.9g 48.25g Butterfinger
Fiber 2g 1.1g Butterfinger
Calcium 36mg 106mg Twix
Iron 0.79mg 0.81mg Twix
Magnesium 48mg 27mg Butterfinger
Phosphorus 97mg 105mg Twix
Potassium 220mg 186mg Butterfinger
Sodium 230mg 198mg Twix
Zinc 1mg 1.06mg Twix
Copper 0.193mg 0.197mg Twix
Manganese 0.49mg 0.273mg Butterfinger
Selenium 2.9µg 4.3µg Twix
Vitamin A 0IU 67IU Twix
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 20µg Twix
Vitamin E 1.72mg 0.74mg Butterfinger
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Twix
Vitamin B1 0.121mg 0.155mg Twix
Vitamin B2 0.062mg 0.208mg Twix
Vitamin B3 2.649mg 1.109mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B5 0.37mg 0.265mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B6 0.069mg 0.025mg Butterfinger
Folate 28µg 26µg Butterfinger
Vitamin B12 0.04µg 0.33µg Twix
Choline 15mg 20.9mg Twix
Vitamin K 2.2µg 5.6µg Twix
Cholesterol 0mg 7mg Butterfinger
Trans Fat 0.04g 0.342g Butterfinger
Saturated Fat 9.5g 18.96g Butterfinger
Monounsaturated Fat 5.119g 2.988g Butterfinger
Polyunsaturated fat 3.164g 0.628g Butterfinger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Butterfinger Twix
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
18%
Twix
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
34%
Butterfinger
32%
Twix

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Twix
Twix contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.35g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.46g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 44)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Twix - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168768/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.