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Butterscotch vs. Tapioca — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Butterscotch and Tapioca different?

  • Tapioca has more Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin D, and Vitamin B5 than Butterscotch.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Butterscotch is 12% higher.
  • Butterscotch contains 2 times more Saturated Fat than Tapioca. While Butterscotch contains 2.065g of Saturated Fat, Tapioca contains only 0.991g.
  • Tapioca has less Sodium.

Candies, butterscotch and Puddings, tapioca, dry mix, prepared with 2% milk 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 Calcium +2525%
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +8100%
Contains more Potassium +4333.3%
Contains less Sodium -69.1%
Contains more Zinc +288.9%
Contains more Copper +1100%
Contains more Manganese +600%
Contains more Selenium +233.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1.2% 0.38% 0% 0.43% 0.26% 51% 2.5% 0.33% 0.13% 3.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 32% 2.3% 8.6% 35% 12% 16% 9.5% 4% 0.91% 11%
Contains more Calcium +2525%
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +8100%
Contains more Potassium +4333.3%
Contains less Sodium -69.1%
Contains more Zinc +288.9%
Contains more Copper +1100%
Contains more Manganese +600%
Contains more Selenium +233.3%

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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Tapioca
Contains more Vitamin A +60%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +793.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3650%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +6825%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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% 1.8% 0% 0% 3% 3.7% 0.04% 0.24% 0% 0% 0% 0.44% 0.75%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9.6% 0% 27% 2.3% 7.5% 33% 1.4% 17% 7.6% 3% 31% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +60%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +793.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3650%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +6825%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +97.6%
Contains more Carbs +362.2%
Contains more Other +15.9%
Contains more Protein +9500%
Contains more Water +1328.8%
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% 20% 75%
Protein: 2.88 g
Fats: 1.67 g
Carbs: 19.56 g
Water: 75.01 g
Other: 0.88 g
Contains more Fats +97.6%
Contains more Carbs +362.2%
Contains more Other +15.9%
Contains more Protein +9500%
Contains more Water +1328.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +86.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +100%
Contains less Saturated Fat -52%
68% 28% 4%
Saturated Fat: 2.065 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.845 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.122 g
66% 30% 4%
Saturated Fat: 0.991 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.452 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.061 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +86.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +100%
Contains less Saturated Fat -52%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Butterscotch Tapioca Opinion
Net carbs 90.4g 19.56g Butterscotch
Protein 0.03g 2.88g Tapioca
Fats 3.3g 1.67g Butterscotch
Carbs 90.4g 19.56g Butterscotch
Calories 391kcal 105kcal Butterscotch
Sugar 80.46g Tapioca
Calcium 4mg 105mg Tapioca
Iron 0.01mg 0.06mg Tapioca
Magnesium 0mg 12mg Tapioca
Phosphorus 1mg 82mg Tapioca
Potassium 3mg 133mg Tapioca
Sodium 391mg 121mg Tapioca
Zinc 0.09mg 0.35mg Tapioca
Copper 0.001mg 0.012mg Tapioca
Manganese 0.001mg 0.007mg Tapioca
Selenium 0.6µg 2µg Tapioca
Vitamin A 100IU 160IU Tapioca
Vitamin A RAE 28µg 47µg Tapioca
Vitamin E 0.09mg Butterscotch
Vitamin D 0IU 34IU Tapioca
Vitamin D 0µg 0.9µg Tapioca
Vitamin C 0mg 0.7mg Tapioca
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.03mg Tapioca
Vitamin B2 0.016mg 0.143mg Tapioca
Vitamin B3 0.002mg 0.075mg Tapioca
Vitamin B5 0.004mg 0.277mg Tapioca
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.033mg Tapioca
Folate 0µg 4µg Tapioca
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.25µg Tapioca
Choline 0.8mg Butterscotch
Vitamin K 0.3µg Butterscotch
Tryptophan 0.041mg Tapioca
Threonine 0.13mg Tapioca
Isoleucine 0.173mg Tapioca
Leucine 0.282mg Tapioca
Lysine 0.228mg Tapioca
Methionine 0.073mg Tapioca
Phenylalanine 0.139mg Tapioca
Valine 0.192mg Tapioca
Histidine 0.078mg Tapioca
Cholesterol 9mg 6mg Tapioca
Saturated Fat 2.065g 0.991g Tapioca
Monounsaturated Fat 0.845g 0.452g Butterscotch
Polyunsaturated fat 0.122g 0.061g Butterscotch

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Butterscotch Tapioca
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
11%
Tapioca
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Butterscotch
13%
Tapioca

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tapioca
Tapioca is lower in Sugar (difference - 80.46g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tapioca
Tapioca contains less Sodium (difference - 270mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tapioca
Tapioca is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tapioca
Tapioca is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.074g)
Which food is cheaper?
Tapioca
Tapioca is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tapioca
Tapioca is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tapioca
Tapioca is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Butterscotch
Butterscotch is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)

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. Tapioca - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169612/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.