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Chocolate vs. Twizzlers — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chocolate and Twizzlers

  • Twizzlers contain less Iron, Phosphorus, Fiber, Potassium, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat than Chocolate.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Chocolate is 97% higher.
  • Twizzlers have 34 times less Saturated Fat than Chocolate. Chocolate has 18.519g of Saturated Fat, while Twizzlers have 0.54g.

Food types used in this article are Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids and Candies, TWIZZLERS NIBS CHERRY BITS.

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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 +600%
Contains more Iron +2764.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +758.3%
Contains more Potassium +1410.8%
Contains less Sodium -87.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343% 186% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 11% 0% 11% 4% 26% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Iron +2764.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +758.3%
Contains more Potassium +1410.8%
Contains less Sodium -87.7%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 0% 21%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +112.2%
Contains more Fats +1084.8%
Contains more Other +146.4%
Contains more Carbs +29.8%
Contains more Water +1446.4%
5% 31% 61% 2%
Protein: 4.88 g
Fats: 31.28 g
Carbs: 61.17 g
Water: 0.97 g
Other: 1.7 g
2% 3% 79% 15%
Protein: 2.3 g
Fats: 2.64 g
Carbs: 79.37 g
Water: 15 g
Other: 0.69 g
Contains more Protein +112.2%
Contains more Fats +1084.8%
Contains more Other +146.4%
Contains more Carbs +29.8%
Contains more Water +1446.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +407.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +680%
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.1%
64% 33% 4%
Saturated Fat: 18.519 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.54 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.092 g
21% 73% 5%
Saturated Fat: 0.54 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.88 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.14 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +407.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +680%
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate Twizzlers Opinion
Net carbs 54.17g 78.77g Twizzlers
Protein 4.88g 2.3g Chocolate
Fats 31.28g 2.64g Chocolate
Carbs 61.17g 79.37g Twizzlers
Calories 546kcal 347kcal Chocolate
Sugar 47.9g 51.35g Chocolate
Fiber 7g 0.6g Chocolate
Calcium 56mg 8mg Chocolate
Iron 8.02mg 0.28mg Chocolate
Magnesium 146mg Chocolate
Phosphorus 206mg 24mg Chocolate
Potassium 559mg 37mg Chocolate
Sodium 24mg 195mg Chocolate
Zinc 2.01mg Chocolate
Copper 1.028mg Chocolate
Manganese 1.419mg Chocolate
Selenium 3µg Chocolate
Vitamin A 50IU 0IU Chocolate
Vitamin A RAE 2µg Chocolate
Vitamin E 0.54mg Chocolate
Vitamin B1 0.025mg Chocolate
Vitamin B2 0.05mg Chocolate
Vitamin B3 0.725mg Chocolate
Vitamin B5 0.297mg Chocolate
Vitamin B6 0.042mg Chocolate
Vitamin B12 0.23µg Chocolate
Vitamin K 8.1µg Chocolate
Cholesterol 8mg 0mg Twizzlers
Trans Fat 0.112g Twizzlers
Saturated Fat 18.519g 0.54g Twizzlers
Omega-3 - EPA 0.001g Chocolate
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54g 1.88g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092g 0.14g Chocolate
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.001g Chocolate
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.947g Chocolate
Omega-3 - ALA 0.085g Chocolate

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chocolate Twizzlers
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
9%
Chocolate
0%
Twizzlers
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
116%
Chocolate
5%
Twizzlers

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.979g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.45g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 171mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chocolate
Chocolate is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chocolate
Chocolate 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. Chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/nutrients
  2. Twizzlers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167983/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.