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Butterscotch vs. Nougat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Butterscotch and Nougat?

  • Butterscotch has less Vitamin E , Copper, Fiber, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Iron than Nougat.
  • Nougat's daily need coverage for Vitamin E is 18% higher.
  • Butterscotch has 12 times more Sodium than Nougat. Butterscotch has 391mg of Sodium, while Nougat has 33mg.

We used Candies, butterscotch and Candies, nougat, with almonds 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 +700%
Contains more Iron +5800%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +5400%
Contains more Potassium +3400%
Contains less Sodium -91.6%
Contains more Zinc +366.7%
Contains more Copper +13300%
Contains more Manganese +30300%
Contains more Selenium +333.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 1% 0% 1% 1% 51% 3% 1% 1% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 23% 23% 24% 10% 5% 12% 45% 40% 15%
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains more Iron +5800%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +5400%
Contains more Potassium +3400%
Contains less Sodium -91.6%
Contains more Zinc +366.7%
Contains more Copper +13300%
Contains more Manganese +30300%
Contains more Selenium +333.3%

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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Nougat
Contains more Vitamin A +9900%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2977.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +825%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23800%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +537.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.013
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 2% 0% 0% 3% 4% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 56% 0% 1% 4% 35% 9% 4% 5% 4% 2% 3% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +9900%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2977.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +825%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23800%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +537.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.013

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +97.6%
Contains more Water +144.2%
Contains more Other +121.7%
Contains more Protein +11000%
Equal in Carbs - 92.39
3% 90% 5%
Protein: 0.03 g
Fats: 3.3 g
Carbs: 90.4 g
Water: 5.25 g
Other: 1.02 g
3% 2% 92% 2%
Protein: 3.33 g
Fats: 1.67 g
Carbs: 92.39 g
Water: 2.15 g
Other: 0.46 g
Contains more Fats +97.6%
Contains more Water +144.2%
Contains more Other +121.7%
Contains more Protein +11000%
Equal in Carbs - 92.39

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
Contains less Saturated Fat -19.3%
68% 28% 4%
Saturated Fat: 2.065 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.845 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.122 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 1.667 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
Contains less Saturated Fat -19.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Butterscotch Nougat Opinion
Net carbs 90.4g 89.09g Butterscotch
Protein 0.03g 3.33g Nougat
Fats 3.3g 1.67g Butterscotch
Carbs 90.4g 92.39g Nougat
Calories 391kcal 398kcal Nougat
Sugar 80.46g 44.97g Nougat
Fiber 0g 3.3g Nougat
Calcium 4mg 32mg Nougat
Iron 0.01mg 0.59mg Nougat
Magnesium 0mg 32mg Nougat
Phosphorus 1mg 55mg Nougat
Potassium 3mg 105mg Nougat
Sodium 391mg 33mg Nougat
Zinc 0.09mg 0.42mg Nougat
Copper 0.001mg 0.134mg Nougat
Manganese 0.001mg 0.304mg Nougat
Selenium 0.6µg 2.6µg Nougat
Vitamin A 100IU 1IU Butterscotch
Vitamin A RAE 28µg 0µg Butterscotch
Vitamin E 0.09mg 2.77mg Nougat
Vitamin C 0mg 0.3mg Nougat
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.013mg Nougat
Vitamin B2 0.016mg 0.148mg Nougat
Vitamin B3 0.002mg 0.478mg Nougat
Vitamin B5 0.004mg 0.06mg Nougat
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.02mg Nougat
Folate 0µg 5µg Nougat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.01µg Nougat
Choline 0.8mg 5.1mg Nougat
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0µg Butterscotch
Cholesterol 9mg 0mg Nougat
Saturated Fat 2.065g 1.667g Nougat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.845g 0g Butterscotch
Polyunsaturated fat 0.122g 0g Butterscotch

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Butterscotch Nougat
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
1%
Butterscotch
9%
Nougat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Butterscotch
20%
Nougat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in Sugar (difference - 35.49g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nougat
Nougat contains less Sodium (difference - 358mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.398g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Nougat
Nougat is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Nougat
Nougat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nougat
Nougat is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Butterscotch - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167972/nutrients
  2. Nougat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169060/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.