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Goobers vs. Twix — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Goobers and Twix

  • Twix has less Fiber, and Potassium.
  • Goobers covers your daily Fiber needs 34% more than Twix.
  • Twix contains 3 times less Potassium than Goobers. Goobers contain 502mg of Potassium, while Twix contains 186mg.
  • Goobers have less Sugar.

Food varieties used in this article are Candies, NESTLE, GOOBERS Chocolate Covered Peanuts 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.
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Twix
Contains more Iron +35.8%
Contains more Potassium +169.9%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Contains more Calcium +19.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 41% 0% 0% 44% 4.7% 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 Iron +35.8%
Contains more Potassium +169.9%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Contains more Calcium +19.1%

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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12
Twix
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Equal in Vitamin A - 67
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4.1% 0% 0% 1% 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 C +100%
Equal in Vitamin A - 67

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Twix
Contains more Protein +97.6%
Contains more Fats +36.8%
Contains more Other +15.7%
Contains more Carbs +22.3%
Contains more Water +122.6%
10% 34% 53% 2%
Protein: 9.7 g
Fats: 34 g
Carbs: 53 g
Water: 1.9 g
Other: 1.4 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 Protein +97.6%
Contains more Fats +36.8%
Contains more Other +15.7%
Contains more Carbs +22.3%
Contains more Water +122.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Twix
Contains less Saturated Fat -36.2%
100%
Saturated Fat: 12.1 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 -36.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Goobers Twix
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Goobers Twix Opinion
Net carbs 43.3g 63.7g Twix
Protein 9.7g 4.91g Goobers
Fats 34g 24.85g Goobers
Carbs 53g 64.8g Twix
Calories 512kcal 502kcal Goobers
Sugar 43g 48.25g Goobers
Fiber 9.7g 1.1g Goobers
Calcium 89mg 106mg Twix
Iron 1.1mg 0.81mg Goobers
Magnesium 27mg Twix
Phosphorus 105mg Twix
Potassium 502mg 186mg Goobers
Sodium 36mg 198mg Goobers
Zinc 1.06mg Twix
Copper 0.197mg Twix
Manganese 0.273mg Twix
Selenium 4.3µg Twix
Vitamin A 68IU 67IU Goobers
Vitamin A RAE 20µg Twix
Vitamin E 0.74mg Twix
Vitamin C 0.3mg 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 12mg 7mg Twix
Trans Fat 0.07g 0.342g Goobers
Saturated Fat 12.1g 18.96g Goobers
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
Goobers 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
0%
Goobers
18%
Twix
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Goobers
32%
Twix

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Twix
Twix is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Twix
Twix is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Twix
Twix is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Goobers
Goobers is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Goobers
Goobers contains less Sodium (difference - 162mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Goobers
Goobers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.86g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Goobers
Goobers 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. Goobers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167581/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.