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Butterscotch vs. Goobers — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Butterscotch and Goobers

  • Butterscotch has less Fiber, Potassium, Iron, and Calcium.
  • Goobers covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 50% more than Butterscotch.
  • Goobers contain 11 times less Sodium than Butterscotch. Butterscotch contains 391mg of Sodium, while Goobers contain 36mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Candies, butterscotch and Candies, NESTLE, GOOBERS Chocolate Covered Peanuts.

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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 +2125%
Contains more Iron +10900%
Contains more Potassium +16633.3%
Contains less Sodium -90.8%
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 27% 42% 0% 0% 45% 5% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +2125%
Contains more Iron +10900%
Contains more Potassium +16633.3%
Contains less Sodium -90.8%

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 A +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 5% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +70.6%
Contains more Water +176.3%
Contains more Protein +32233.3%
Contains more Fats +930.3%
Contains more Other +37.3%
3% 90% 5%
Protein: 0.03 g
Fats: 3.3 g
Carbs: 90.4 g
Water: 5.25 g
Other: 1.02 g
10% 34% 53% 2%
Protein: 9.7 g
Fats: 34 g
Carbs: 53 g
Water: 1.9 g
Other: 1.4 g
Contains more Carbs +70.6%
Contains more Water +176.3%
Contains more Protein +32233.3%
Contains more Fats +930.3%
Contains more Other +37.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.9%
68% 28% 4%
Saturated Fat: 2.065 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.845 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.122 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 12.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Butterscotch Goobers Opinion
Net carbs 90.4g 43.3g Butterscotch
Protein 0.03g 9.7g Goobers
Fats 3.3g 34g Goobers
Carbs 90.4g 53g Butterscotch
Calories 391kcal 512kcal Goobers
Sugar 80.46g 43g Goobers
Fiber 0g 9.7g Goobers
Calcium 4mg 89mg Goobers
Iron 0.01mg 1.1mg Goobers
Phosphorus 1mg Butterscotch
Potassium 3mg 502mg Goobers
Sodium 391mg 36mg Goobers
Zinc 0.09mg Butterscotch
Copper 0.001mg Butterscotch
Manganese 0.001mg Butterscotch
Selenium 0.6µg Butterscotch
Vitamin A 100IU 68IU Butterscotch
Vitamin A RAE 28µg Butterscotch
Vitamin E 0.09mg Butterscotch
Vitamin C 0mg 0.3mg Goobers
Vitamin B1 0.012mg Butterscotch
Vitamin B2 0.016mg Butterscotch
Vitamin B3 0.002mg Butterscotch
Vitamin B5 0.004mg Butterscotch
Choline 0.8mg Butterscotch
Vitamin K 0.3µg Butterscotch
Cholesterol 9mg 12mg Butterscotch
Trans Fat 0.07g Butterscotch
Saturated Fat 2.065g 12.1g Butterscotch
Monounsaturated Fat 0.845g Butterscotch
Polyunsaturated fat 0.122g Butterscotch

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Butterscotch Goobers
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
0%
Goobers
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Butterscotch
12%
Goobers

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Goobers
Goobers is lower in Sugar (difference - 37.46g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Goobers
Goobers contains less Sodium (difference - 355mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Goobers
Goobers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 60)
Which food is cheaper?
Goobers
Goobers is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Butterscotch
Butterscotch is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Butterscotch
Butterscotch is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.035g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Butterscotch
Butterscotch is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Butterscotch
Butterscotch 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. Goobers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167581/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.