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Crunch bar vs. Twix — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Crunch bar and Twix

  • Twix covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 15% more than Crunch bar.
  • Twix contains 2 times less Fiber than Crunch bar. Crunch bar contains 1.9g of Fiber, while Twix contains 1.1g.
  • Twix has less Sugar.

Food varieties used in this article are Candies, NESTLE, CRUNCH Bar and Dessert Topping and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, TWIX Caramel Cookie Bars.

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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 Potassium +64%
Contains less Sodium -24.2%
Contains more Iron +15.7%
Equal in Calcium - 106
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 30% 26% 0% 0% 27% 20% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 32% 30% 19% 45% 16% 26% 29% 66% 36% 23%
Contains more Potassium +64%
Contains less Sodium -24.2%
Contains more Iron +15.7%
Equal in Calcium - 106

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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Twix
Contains more Vitamin A +59.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +20%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6.4% 0% 0% 1.7% 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 4% 15% 0% 2% 39% 48% 21% 16% 5.8% 20% 41% 11% 14%
Contains more Vitamin A +59.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +20%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +11.6%
Contains more Water +550.8%
Equal in Protein - 4.91
Equal in Fats - 24.85
Equal in Carbs - 64.8
5% 26% 67%
Protein: 5 g
Fats: 26 g
Carbs: 67 g
Water: 0.65 g
Other: 1.35 g
5% 25% 65% 4%
Protein: 4.91 g
Fats: 24.85 g
Carbs: 64.8 g
Water: 4.23 g
Other: 1.21 g
Contains more Other +11.6%
Contains more Water +550.8%
Equal in Protein - 4.91
Equal in Fats - 24.85
Equal in Carbs - 64.8

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -15.6%
100%
Saturated Fat: 16 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
84% 13% 3%
Saturated Fat: 18.96 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.988 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.628 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -15.6%

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 Twix
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crunch bar Twix Opinion
Net carbs 65.1g 63.7g Crunch bar
Protein 5g 4.91g Crunch bar
Fats 26g 24.85g Crunch bar
Carbs 67g 64.8g Crunch bar
Calories 500kcal 502kcal Twix
Sugar 55g 48.25g Twix
Fiber 1.9g 1.1g Crunch bar
Calcium 100mg 106mg Twix
Iron 0.7mg 0.81mg Twix
Magnesium 27mg Twix
Phosphorus 105mg Twix
Potassium 305mg 186mg Crunch bar
Sodium 150mg 198mg Crunch bar
Zinc 1.06mg Twix
Copper 0.197mg Twix
Manganese 0.273mg Twix
Selenium 4.3µg Twix
Vitamin A 107IU 67IU Crunch bar
Vitamin A RAE 20µg Twix
Vitamin E 0.74mg Twix
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0.6mg Twix
Vitamin B1 0.155mg Twix
Vitamin B2 0.208mg Twix
Vitamin B3 1.109mg Twix
Vitamin B5 0.265mg Twix
Vitamin B6 0.025mg Twix
Folate 26µg Twix
Vitamin B12 0.33µg Twix
Choline 20.9mg Twix
Vitamin K 5.6µg Twix
Cholesterol 13mg 7mg Twix
Trans Fat 0.137g 0.342g Crunch bar
Saturated Fat 16g 18.96g Crunch bar
Monounsaturated Fat 2.988g Twix
Polyunsaturated fat 0.628g Twix

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crunch bar Twix
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
18%
Twix
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Crunch bar
32%
Twix

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Twix
Twix is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.75g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Twix
Twix is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Twix
Twix is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Twix
Twix is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Crunch bar
Crunch bar contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crunch bar
Crunch bar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.96g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crunch bar
Crunch bar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 44)
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. Twix - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168768/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.