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Milky way vs. Tootsie roll — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Milky way and Tootsie roll different?

  • Milky way has more Calcium, and Vitamin B12 than Tootsie roll.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Milky way is 55% higher.
  • Tootsie roll has less Saturated Fat.

Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, MILKY WAY Bar and Candies, TOOTSIE ROLL, chocolate-flavor roll are the varieties used 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 +219.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.5%
Contains more Zinc +72.5%
Contains more Copper +13.1%
Contains more Manganese +212.8%
Contains more Iron +63.3%
Contains less Sodium -73.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Potassium - 116
Equal in Selenium - 2.2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 35% 19% 15% 29% 11% 22% 19% 49% 20% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 30% 16% 25% 11% 6% 11% 44% 7% 12%
Contains more Calcium +219.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.5%
Contains more Zinc +72.5%
Contains more Copper +13.1%
Contains more Manganese +212.8%
Contains more Iron +63.3%
Contains less Sodium -73.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Potassium - 116
Equal in Selenium - 2.2

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 +36.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.1%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +166.7%
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% 18% 12% 3% 12% 24% 3% 10% 4% 3% 23% 9% 10%
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% 14% 0% 0% 14% 17% 4% 18% 3% 7% 0% 0% 24%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.1%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +166.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +152.2%
Contains more Fats +420.5%
Contains more Other +89.7%
Contains more Carbs +23.3%
Equal in Water - 6.69
4% 17% 71% 6%
Protein: 4.01 g
Fats: 17.23 g
Carbs: 71.17 g
Water: 6.3 g
Other: 1.29 g
3% 88% 7%
Protein: 1.59 g
Fats: 3.31 g
Carbs: 87.73 g
Water: 6.69 g
Other: 0.68 g
Contains more Protein +152.2%
Contains more Fats +420.5%
Contains more Other +89.7%
Contains more Carbs +23.3%
Equal in Water - 6.69

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +15.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -92%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.266
83% 15% 2%
Saturated Fat: 12.016 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.23 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.26 g
31% 61% 8%
Saturated Fat: 0.967 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.929 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.266 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +15.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -92%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.266

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Milky way Tootsie roll Opinion
Net carbs 70.17g 87.63g Tootsie roll
Protein 4.01g 1.59g Milky way
Fats 17.23g 3.31g Milky way
Carbs 71.17g 87.73g Tootsie roll
Calories 456kcal 387kcal Milky way
Starch 15.3g Tootsie roll
Fructose 0.4g Tootsie roll
Sugar 59.69g 56.32g Tootsie roll
Fiber 1g 0.1g Milky way
Calcium 115mg 36mg Milky way
Iron 0.49mg 0.8mg Tootsie roll
Magnesium 20mg 22mg Tootsie roll
Phosphorus 67mg 57mg Milky way
Potassium 124mg 116mg Milky way
Sodium 167mg 44mg Tootsie roll
Zinc 0.69mg 0.4mg Milky way
Copper 0.147mg 0.13mg Milky way
Manganese 0.147mg 0.047mg Milky way
Selenium 2µg 2.2µg Tootsie roll
Vitamin A 110IU 0IU Milky way
Vitamin A RAE 31µg 0µg Milky way
Vitamin E 0.89mg 0.65mg Milky way
Vitamin D 16IU Milky way
Vitamin D 0.4µg Milky way
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0mg Milky way
Vitamin B1 0.046mg 0.056mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B2 0.103mg 0.07mg Milky way
Vitamin B3 0.154mg 0.21mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B5 0.155mg 0.29mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B6 0.014mg 0.01mg Milky way
Folate 4µg 9µg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B12 0.18µg 0µg Milky way
Choline 16.5mg Milky way
Vitamin K 3.6µg 9.6µg Tootsie roll
Tryptophan 0.19mg Tootsie roll
Threonine 0.04mg Tootsie roll
Isoleucine 0.06mg Tootsie roll
Leucine 0.11mg Tootsie roll
Lysine 0.09mg Tootsie roll
Methionine 0.01mg Tootsie roll
Phenylalanine 0.05mg Tootsie roll
Valine 0.08mg Tootsie roll
Histidine 0.03mg Tootsie roll
Cholesterol 9mg 2mg Tootsie roll
Trans Fat 0.206g Tootsie roll
Saturated Fat 12.016g 0.967g Tootsie roll
Monounsaturated Fat 2.23g 1.929g Milky way
Polyunsaturated fat 0.26g 0.266g Tootsie roll
Omega-3 - ALA 0.016g Tootsie roll

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Milky way Tootsie roll
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
10%
Milky way
8%
Tootsie roll
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
Milky way
17%
Tootsie roll

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.37g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll contains less Sodium (difference - 123mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.049g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Milky way
Milky way is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Milky way - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168756/nutrients
  2. Tootsie roll - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167971/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.