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Halva vs. Starburst — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Halva and Starburst

  • Halva has more Copper, Phosphorus, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Selenium, however, Starburst is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Halva covers your daily need of Copper 132% more than Starburst.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Candies, halavah, plain and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, STARBURST Fruit Chews, Original fruits.

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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 +∞%
Contains more Iron +45200%
Contains more Magnesium +21700%
Contains more Phosphorus +12040%
Contains more Potassium +9250%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +9916.7%
Contains more Manganese +5720%
Contains more Selenium +1337.5%
Contains less Sodium -99%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 170% 156% 261% 17% 26% 118% 401% 114% 63%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 1% 1% 3% 1% 1% 0% 4% 2% 5%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +45200%
Contains more Magnesium +21700%
Contains more Phosphorus +12040%
Contains more Potassium +9250%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +9916.7%
Contains more Manganese +5720%
Contains more Selenium +1337.5%
Contains less Sodium -99%

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.
Halva
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Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +4300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57020%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +397.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +6400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +58600%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 1% 106% 21% 54% 11% 81% 49% 5% 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 1% 7% 0% 196% 1% 1% 1% 3% 0% 1% 0% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +4300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57020%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +397.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +6400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +58600%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +2946.3%
Contains more Fats +162.1%
Contains more Other +510%
Contains more Carbs +36.5%
Contains more Water +131.9%
12% 22% 60% 4% 2%
Protein: 12.49 g
Fats: 21.52 g
Carbs: 60.49 g
Water: 3.67 g
Other: 1.83 g
8% 83% 9%
Protein: 0.41 g
Fats: 8.21 g
Carbs: 82.57 g
Water: 8.51 g
Other: 0.3 g
Contains more Protein +2946.3%
Contains more Fats +162.1%
Contains more Other +510%
Contains more Carbs +36.5%
Contains more Water +131.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -46.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
20% 39% 41%
Saturated Fat: 4.127 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.194 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.481 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 7.778 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -46.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Halva Starburst Opinion
Net carbs 55.99g 82.57g Starburst
Protein 12.49g 0.41g Halva
Fats 21.52g 8.21g Halva
Carbs 60.49g 82.57g Starburst
Calories 469kcal 408kcal Halva
Sugar 58.12g Halva
Fiber 4.5g 0g Halva
Calcium 33mg 0mg Halva
Iron 4.53mg 0.01mg Halva
Magnesium 218mg 1mg Halva
Phosphorus 607mg 5mg Halva
Potassium 187mg 2mg Halva
Sodium 195mg 2mg Starburst
Zinc 4.32mg 0mg Halva
Copper 1.202mg 0.012mg Halva
Manganese 0.873mg 0.015mg Halva
Selenium 11.5µg 0.8µg Halva
Vitamin A 2IU 1IU Halva
Vitamin E 0.33mg Starburst
Vitamin C 0.1mg 58.7mg Starburst
Vitamin B1 0.424mg 0.001mg Halva
Vitamin B2 0.088mg 0.002mg Halva
Vitamin B3 2.856mg 0.005mg Halva
Vitamin B5 0.174mg 0.035mg Halva
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0mg Halva
Folate 65µg 1µg Halva
Vitamin B12 0.04µg 0µg Halva
Vitamin K 2.1µg Starburst
Trans Fat 0.141g Halva
Saturated Fat 4.127g 7.778g Halva
Monounsaturated Fat 8.194g 0g Halva
Polyunsaturated fat 8.481g 0g Halva

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Halva Starburst
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
25%
Halva
16%
Starburst
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
133%
Halva
1%
Starburst

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Starburst
Starburst contains less Sodium (difference - 193mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Starburst
Starburst is lower in glycemic index (difference - 55)
Which food is cheaper?
Starburst
Starburst is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Halva
Halva is lower in Sugar (difference - 58.12g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Halva
Halva is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.651g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Halva
Halva is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Halva - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167996/nutrients
  2. Starburst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169590/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.