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Crunch bar vs. Taffy (candy) — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Crunch bar and Taffy (candy)?

  • Crunch bar is richer than Taffy (candy) in Calcium, Potassium, Iron, and Fiber.
  • Crunch bar's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 70% more.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Taffy (candy) is lower.

We used Candies, NESTLE, CRUNCH Bar and Dessert Topping and Candies, taffy, prepared-from-recipe types 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 +1150%
Contains more Iron +6900%
Contains more Potassium +10066.7%
Contains less Sodium -65.3%
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 3% 1% 0% 1% 1% 7% 6% 0% 0% 4%
Contains more Calcium +1150%
Contains more Iron +6900%
Contains more Potassium +10066.7%
Contains less Sodium -65.3%

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 C +∞%
Equal in Vitamin A - 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 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 6% 2% 0% 0% 7% 3% 1% 1% 0% 0% 2% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Equal in Vitamin A - 100

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +16566.7%
Contains more Fats +680.8%
Contains more Other +487%
Contains more Carbs +36.7%
Contains more Water +646.2%
5% 26% 67%
Protein: 5 g
Fats: 26 g
Carbs: 67 g
Water: 0.65 g
Other: 1.35 g
3% 92% 5%
Protein: 0.03 g
Fats: 3.33 g
Carbs: 91.56 g
Water: 4.85 g
Other: 0.23 g
Contains more Protein +16566.7%
Contains more Fats +680.8%
Contains more Other +487%
Contains more Carbs +36.7%
Contains more Water +646.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.2%
100%
Saturated Fat: 16 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
68% 28% 4%
Saturated Fat: 2.049 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.838 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.121 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.2%

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 Taffy (candy)
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crunch bar Taffy (candy) Opinion
Net carbs 65.1g 91.56g Taffy (candy)
Protein 5g 0.03g Crunch bar
Fats 26g 3.33g Crunch bar
Carbs 67g 91.56g Taffy (candy)
Calories 500kcal 397kcal Crunch bar
Sugar 55g 68.48g Crunch bar
Fiber 1.9g 0g Crunch bar
Calcium 100mg 8mg Crunch bar
Iron 0.7mg 0.01mg Crunch bar
Phosphorus 1mg Taffy (candy)
Potassium 305mg 3mg Crunch bar
Sodium 150mg 52mg Taffy (candy)
Zinc 0.21mg Taffy (candy)
Selenium 0.7µg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin A 107IU 100IU Crunch bar
Vitamin A RAE 27µg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin E 0.09mg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0mg Crunch bar
Vitamin B1 0.028mg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin B2 0.012mg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin B3 0.002mg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin B5 0.004mg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin B12 0.01µg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin K 0.3µg Taffy (candy)
Cholesterol 13mg 9mg Taffy (candy)
Trans Fat 0.137g 0.131g Taffy (candy)
Saturated Fat 16g 2.049g Taffy (candy)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.838g Taffy (candy)
Polyunsaturated fat 0.121g Taffy (candy)
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.086g Taffy (candy)
Omega-3 - ALA 0.013g Taffy (candy)

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Crunch bar Taffy (candy)
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
2%
Taffy (candy)
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Crunch bar
2%
Taffy (candy)

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Taffy (candy)
Taffy (candy) contains less Sodium (difference - 98mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Taffy (candy)
Taffy (candy) is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taffy (candy)
Taffy (candy) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.951g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Taffy (candy)
Taffy (candy) is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Crunch bar
Crunch bar is lower in Sugar (difference - 13.48g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crunch bar
Crunch bar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
Which food is cheaper?
Crunch bar
Crunch bar is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Crunch bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168762/nutrients
  2. Taffy (candy) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169670/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.