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

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Important differences between Grenadine and Taffy (candy)

  • Taffy (candy) has more Monounsaturated Fat than Grenadine.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Syrups, grenadine and Candies, taffy, prepared-from-recipe.

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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 +400%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Potassium +833.3%
Contains less Sodium -48.1%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +61.5%
Contains more Selenium +16.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 2% 3% 2% 3% 4% 4% 9% 0% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 1% 0% 1% 1% 7% 6% 0% 0% 4%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Potassium +833.3%
Contains less Sodium -48.1%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +61.5%
Contains more Selenium +16.7%

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 E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3% 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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +568%
Contains more Other +200%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +36.8%
67% 32%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 66.91 g
Water: 32.4 g
Other: 0.69 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 Water +568%
Contains more Other +200%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +36.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Grenadine Taffy (candy) Opinion
Net carbs 66.91g 91.56g Taffy (candy)
Protein 0g 0.03g Taffy (candy)
Fats 0g 3.33g Taffy (candy)
Carbs 66.91g 91.56g Taffy (candy)
Calories 268kcal 397kcal Taffy (candy)
Sugar 46.55g 68.48g Grenadine
Calcium 6mg 8mg Taffy (candy)
Iron 0.05mg 0.01mg Grenadine
Magnesium 4mg 0mg Grenadine
Phosphorus 4mg 1mg Grenadine
Potassium 28mg 3mg Grenadine
Sodium 27mg 52mg Grenadine
Zinc 0.13mg 0.21mg Taffy (candy)
Copper 0.026mg 0mg Grenadine
Selenium 0.6µg 0.7µg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin A 0IU 100IU Taffy (candy)
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 27µg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin E 0mg 0.09mg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.028mg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin B2 0.01mg 0.012mg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.002mg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin B5 0.004mg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.01µg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin K 0µg 0.3µg Taffy (candy)
Cholesterol 0mg 9mg Grenadine
Trans Fat 0.131g Grenadine
Saturated Fat 0g 2.049g Grenadine
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 0.838g Taffy (candy)
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 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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is better in case of low diet
Grenadine 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
0%
Grenadine
2%
Taffy (candy)
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
3%
Grenadine
2%
Taffy (candy)

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Taffy (candy)
Taffy (candy) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 49)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Taffy (candy)
Taffy (candy) is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Grenadine
Grenadine is lower in Sugar (difference - 21.93g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grenadine
Grenadine contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Grenadine
Grenadine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Grenadine
Grenadine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.049g)
Which food is cheaper?
Grenadine
Grenadine is cheaper (difference - $1)
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. Grenadine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168088/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.