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Chewing gum vs. Butterfinger — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chewing gum and Butterfinger

  • Chewing gum has less Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin E , Magnesium, Vitamin B1, and Iron.
  • Butterfinger's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 47% more.
  • Chewing gum is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Chewing gum and Candies, NESTLE, BUTTERFINGER Bar.

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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 less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +10900%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +383.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 30% 35% 42% 20% 30% 28% 65% 64% 16%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +10900%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +383.3%

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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Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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% 35% 0% 0% 31% 15% 50% 23% 16% 22% 5% 9% 6%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +32.6%
Contains more Water +111.4%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +6200%
Contains more Other +292.5%
97% 3%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 96.7 g
Water: 2.6 g
Other: 0.4 g
5% 19% 73%
Protein: 5.4 g
Fats: 18.9 g
Carbs: 72.9 g
Water: 1.23 g
Other: 1.57 g
Contains more Carbs +32.6%
Contains more Water +111.4%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +6200%
Contains more Other +292.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +6379.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2209.5%
16% 31% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.042 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.079 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.137 g
53% 29% 18%
Saturated Fat: 9.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.119 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.164 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +6379.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2209.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chewing gum Butterfinger Opinion
Net carbs 94.3g 70.9g Chewing gum
Protein 0g 5.4g Butterfinger
Fats 0.3g 18.9g Butterfinger
Carbs 96.7g 72.9g Chewing gum
Calories 360kcal 459kcal Butterfinger
Sugar 66.08g 45.9g Butterfinger
Fiber 2.4g 2g Chewing gum
Calcium 0mg 36mg Butterfinger
Iron 0mg 0.79mg Butterfinger
Magnesium 0mg 48mg Butterfinger
Phosphorus 0mg 97mg Butterfinger
Potassium 2mg 220mg Butterfinger
Sodium 1mg 230mg Chewing gum
Zinc 0mg 1mg Butterfinger
Copper 0mg 0.193mg Butterfinger
Manganese 0mg 0.49mg Butterfinger
Selenium 0.6µg 2.9µg Butterfinger
Vitamin E 0mg 1.72mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.121mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.062mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B3 0mg 2.649mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.37mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.069mg Butterfinger
Folate 0µg 28µg Butterfinger
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.04µg Butterfinger
Choline 0mg 15mg Butterfinger
Vitamin K 0µg 2.2µg Butterfinger
Trans Fat 0.04g Chewing gum
Saturated Fat 0.042g 9.5g Chewing gum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.079g 5.119g Butterfinger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.137g 3.164g Butterfinger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chewing gum Butterfinger
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
0%
Chewing gum
16%
Butterfinger
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
0%
Chewing gum
34%
Butterfinger

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chewing gum
Chewing gum contains less Sodium (difference - 229mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chewing gum
Chewing gum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.458g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger is lower in Sugar (difference - 20.18g)
Which food is cheaper?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()

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. Chewing gum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168771/nutrients
  2. Butterfinger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167565/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.