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Butterscotch vs. Fudge — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Butterscotch and Fudge

  • Fudge is richer than Butterscotch in Copper, Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, Zinc, Magnesium, Fiber, and Vitamin B2.
  • Fudge covers your daily Copper needs 36% more than Butterscotch.
  • Butterscotch has 9 times more Sodium than Fudge. Butterscotch has 391mg of Sodium, while Fudge has 45mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Candies, butterscotch and Candies, fudge, chocolate, prepared-from-recipe.

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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 +1125%
Contains more Iron +17600%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +7000%
Contains more Potassium +4366.7%
Contains less Sodium -88.5%
Contains more Zinc +1133.3%
Contains more Copper +32800%
Contains more Manganese +42100%
Contains more Selenium +316.7%
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 15% 67% 26% 31% 12% 6% 31% 110% 56% 14%
Contains more Calcium +1125%
Contains more Iron +17600%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +7000%
Contains more Potassium +4366.7%
Contains less Sodium -88.5%
Contains more Zinc +1133.3%
Contains more Copper +32800%
Contains more Manganese +42100%
Contains more Selenium +316.7%

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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11
Fudge
Contains more Vitamin A +59%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +431.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8700%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +1150%
Contains more Vitamin K +366.7%
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 10% 4% 0% 0% 7% 20% 4% 9% 3% 3% 12% 6% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +59%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +431.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8700%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +1150%
Contains more Vitamin K +366.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +18.3%
Contains more Protein +7866.7%
Contains more Fats +215.5%
Contains more Water +86.9%
Equal in Other - 0.95
3% 90% 5%
Protein: 0.03 g
Fats: 3.3 g
Carbs: 90.4 g
Water: 5.25 g
Other: 1.02 g
2% 10% 76% 10%
Protein: 2.39 g
Fats: 10.41 g
Carbs: 76.44 g
Water: 9.81 g
Other: 0.95 g
Contains more Carbs +18.3%
Contains more Protein +7866.7%
Contains more Fats +215.5%
Contains more Water +86.9%
Equal in Other - 0.95

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -68%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +248.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +205.7%
68% 28% 4%
Saturated Fat: 2.065 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.845 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.122 g
66% 30% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.448 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.943 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.373 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -68%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +248.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +205.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Butterscotch Fudge Opinion
Net carbs 90.4g 74.74g Butterscotch
Protein 0.03g 2.39g Fudge
Fats 3.3g 10.41g Fudge
Carbs 90.4g 76.44g Butterscotch
Calories 391kcal 411kcal Fudge
Sugar 80.46g 73.12g Fudge
Fiber 0g 1.7g Fudge
Calcium 4mg 49mg Fudge
Iron 0.01mg 1.77mg Fudge
Magnesium 0mg 36mg Fudge
Phosphorus 1mg 71mg Fudge
Potassium 3mg 134mg Fudge
Sodium 391mg 45mg Fudge
Zinc 0.09mg 1.11mg Fudge
Copper 0.001mg 0.329mg Fudge
Manganese 0.001mg 0.422mg Fudge
Selenium 0.6µg 2.5µg Fudge
Vitamin A 100IU 159IU Fudge
Vitamin A RAE 28µg 44µg Fudge
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.18mg Fudge
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.026mg Fudge
Vitamin B2 0.016mg 0.085mg Fudge
Vitamin B3 0.002mg 0.176mg Fudge
Vitamin B5 0.004mg 0.14mg Fudge
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.012mg Fudge
Folate 0µg 4µg Fudge
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.09µg Fudge
Choline 0.8mg 10mg Fudge
Vitamin K 0.3µg 1.4µg Fudge
Cholesterol 9mg 14mg Butterscotch
Trans Fat 0.165g Butterscotch
Saturated Fat 2.065g 6.448g Butterscotch
Monounsaturated Fat 0.845g 2.943g Fudge
Polyunsaturated fat 0.122g 0.373g Fudge

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Butterscotch Fudge
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
6%
Fudge
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Butterscotch
36%
Fudge

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fudge
Fudge is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fudge
Fudge contains less Sodium (difference - 346mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fudge
Fudge is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fudge
Fudge is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fudge
Fudge is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Butterscotch
Butterscotch is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Butterscotch
Butterscotch is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.383g)
Which food is cheaper?
Butterscotch
Butterscotch is cheaper (difference - $0.6)

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. Fudge - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167987/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.