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Crunch bar vs. Candy bar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Crunch bar and Candy bar

  • Crunch bar has less Fiber.
  • Crunch bar's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 57% more.
  • Candy bar is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Candies, NESTLE, CRUNCH Bar and Dessert Topping and Candies, peanut 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 Calcium +28.2%
Contains more Iron +38.6%
Contains more Potassium +33.4%
Equal in Sodium - 156
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 30% 27% 0% 0% 27% 20% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 37% 79% 132% 36% 21% 108% 258% 163% 26%
Contains more Calcium +28.2%
Contains more Iron +38.6%
Contains more Potassium +33.4%
Equal in Sodium - 156

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 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 7% 0% 0% 2% 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% 82% 0% 0% 25% 33% 149% 50% 35308% 57% 0% 17% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +41.4%
Contains more Protein +210%
Contains more Fats +29.6%
Contains more Water +146.2%
Contains more Other +33.3%
5% 26% 67%
Protein: 5 g
Fats: 26 g
Carbs: 67 g
Water: 0.65 g
Other: 1.35 g
16% 34% 47% 2%
Protein: 15.5 g
Fats: 33.7 g
Carbs: 47.4 g
Water: 1.6 g
Other: 1.8 g
Contains more Carbs +41.4%
Contains more Protein +210%
Contains more Fats +29.6%
Contains more Water +146.2%
Contains more Other +33.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -70.8%
100%
Saturated Fat: 16 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
15% 52% 33%
Saturated Fat: 4.678 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 16.721 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 10.65 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -70.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crunch bar Candy bar Opinion
Net carbs 65.1g 43.3g Crunch bar
Protein 5g 15.5g Candy bar
Fats 26g 33.7g Candy bar
Carbs 67g 47.4g Crunch bar
Calories 500kcal 522kcal Candy bar
Sugar 55g 42.22g Candy bar
Fiber 1.9g 4.1g Candy bar
Calcium 100mg 78mg Crunch bar
Iron 0.7mg 0.97mg Candy bar
Magnesium 110mg Candy bar
Phosphorus 308mg Candy bar
Potassium 305mg 407mg Candy bar
Sodium 150mg 156mg Crunch bar
Zinc 3.94mg Candy bar
Copper 0.774mg Candy bar
Manganese 1.243mg Candy bar
Selenium 4.7µg Candy bar
Vitamin A 107IU 0IU Crunch bar
Vitamin E 4.1mg Candy bar
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0mg Crunch bar
Vitamin B1 0.1mg Candy bar
Vitamin B2 0.14mg Candy bar
Vitamin B3 7.922mg Candy bar
Vitamin B5 0.83mg Candy bar
Vitamin B6 153mg Candy bar
Folate 75µg Candy bar
Choline 29.4mg Candy bar
Tryptophan 0.149mg Candy bar
Threonine 0.52mg Candy bar
Isoleucine 0.534mg Candy bar
Leucine 0.986mg Candy bar
Lysine 0.545mg Candy bar
Methionine 0.185mg Candy bar
Phenylalanine 0.787mg Candy bar
Valine 0.638mg Candy bar
Histidine 0.385mg Candy bar
Cholesterol 13mg 0mg Candy bar
Trans Fat 0.137g Candy bar
Saturated Fat 16g 4.678g Candy bar
Monounsaturated Fat 16.721g Candy bar
Polyunsaturated fat 10.65g Candy bar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crunch bar Candy bar
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%
Crunch bar
2748%
Candy bar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Crunch bar
88%
Candy bar

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Crunch bar
Crunch bar contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crunch bar
Crunch bar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Candy bar
Candy bar is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.78g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Candy bar
Candy bar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Candy bar
Candy bar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.322g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Candy bar
Candy bar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Candy bar
Candy bar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Crunch bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168762/nutrients
  2. Candy bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169585/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.