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Fortune cookie vs. Butterfinger — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Fortune cookie and Butterfinger

  • Fortune cookie has more Folate, and Iron, however, Butterfinger is richer in Copper, Manganese, Vitamin E , Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Zinc.
  • Butterfinger covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 44% more than Fortune cookie.
  • Butterfinger has 2 times less Folate than Fortune cookie. Fortune cookie has 66µg of Folate, while Butterfinger has 28µg.
  • Fortune cookie contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cookies, fortune 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 more Iron +82.3%
Contains less Sodium -86.5%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Magnesium +585.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +177.1%
Contains more Potassium +436.6%
Contains more Zinc +488.2%
Contains more Copper +221.7%
Contains more Manganese +157.9%
Equal in Selenium - 2.9
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 54% 5% 15% 4% 5% 5% 20% 25% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 30% 35% 42% 20% 30% 28% 65% 64% 16%
Contains more Iron +82.3%
Contains less Sodium -86.5%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Magnesium +585.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +177.1%
Contains more Potassium +436.6%
Contains more Zinc +488.2%
Contains more Copper +221.7%
Contains more Manganese +157.9%
Equal in Selenium - 2.9

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +109.7%
Contains more Folate +135.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +5633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +430.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +300%
Contains more Choline +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 0% 46% 30% 35% 18% 3% 50% 2% 4% 3%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +109.7%
Contains more Folate +135.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +5633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +430.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +300%
Contains more Choline +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +15.2%
Contains more Water +550.4%
Contains more Protein +28.6%
Contains more Fats +600%
Contains more Other +42.7%
4% 3% 84% 8%
Protein: 4.2 g
Fats: 2.7 g
Carbs: 84 g
Water: 8 g
Other: 1.1 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 +15.2%
Contains more Water +550.4%
Contains more Protein +28.6%
Contains more Fats +600%
Contains more Other +42.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -93%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +280.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +579%
27% 54% 19%
Saturated Fat: 0.669 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.345 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.466 g
53% 29% 18%
Saturated Fat: 9.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.119 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.164 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -93%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +280.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +579%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fortune cookie Butterfinger Opinion
Net carbs 82.4g 70.9g Fortune cookie
Protein 4.2g 5.4g Butterfinger
Fats 2.7g 18.9g Butterfinger
Carbs 84g 72.9g Fortune cookie
Calories 378kcal 459kcal Butterfinger
Sugar 45.42g 45.9g Fortune cookie
Fiber 1.6g 2g Butterfinger
Calcium 12mg 36mg Butterfinger
Iron 1.44mg 0.79mg Fortune cookie
Magnesium 7mg 48mg Butterfinger
Phosphorus 35mg 97mg Butterfinger
Potassium 41mg 220mg Butterfinger
Sodium 31mg 230mg Fortune cookie
Zinc 0.17mg 1mg Butterfinger
Copper 0.06mg 0.193mg Butterfinger
Manganese 0.19mg 0.49mg Butterfinger
Selenium 2.9µg 2.9µg
Vitamin A 3IU 0IU Fortune cookie
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Fortune cookie
Vitamin E 0.03mg 1.72mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B1 0.182mg 0.121mg Fortune cookie
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.062mg Fortune cookie
Vitamin B3 1.84mg 2.649mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B5 0.297mg 0.37mg Butterfinger
Vitamin B6 0.013mg 0.069mg Butterfinger
Folate 66µg 28µg Fortune cookie
Vitamin B12 0.01µg 0.04µg Butterfinger
Choline 6mg 15mg Butterfinger
Vitamin K 1.1µg 2.2µg Butterfinger
Tryptophan 0.061mg Fortune cookie
Threonine 0.123mg Fortune cookie
Isoleucine 0.165mg Fortune cookie
Leucine 0.295mg Fortune cookie
Lysine 0.157mg Fortune cookie
Methionine 0.076mg Fortune cookie
Phenylalanine 0.203mg Fortune cookie
Valine 0.192mg Fortune cookie
Histidine 0.088mg Fortune cookie
Cholesterol 2mg 0mg Butterfinger
Trans Fat 0.04g Fortune cookie
Saturated Fat 0.669g 9.5g Fortune cookie
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g 0g Fortune cookie
Monounsaturated Fat 1.345g 5.119g Butterfinger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.466g 3.164g Butterfinger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fortune cookie Butterfinger
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
14%
Fortune cookie
16%
Butterfinger
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
15%
Fortune cookie
34%
Butterfinger

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fortune cookie
Fortune cookie is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.48g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fortune cookie
Fortune cookie contains less Sodium (difference - 199mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fortune cookie
Fortune cookie is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.831g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 77)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Butterfinger
Butterfinger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Fortune cookie - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172722/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.