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Mousse vs. Twix — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mousse and Twix

  • Mousse has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, and Selenium, however, Twix is richer in Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B3.
  • Twix's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 49% more.
  • Mousse contains 20 times more Cholesterol than Twix. Mousse contains 140mg of Cholesterol, while Twix contains 7mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Desserts, mousse, chocolate, prepared-from-recipe 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.
Mousse
3
:
7
Twix
Contains more Phosphorus +11.4%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Contains more Selenium +72.1%
Contains more Calcium +10.4%
Contains more Iron +47.3%
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Contains more Potassium +30.1%
Contains more Zinc +65.6%
Contains more Copper +162.7%
Contains more Manganese +362.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 29% 21% 15% 51% 13% 5% 18% 25% 8% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 32% 31% 20% 45% 17% 26% 29% 66% 36% 24%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.4%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Contains more Selenium +72.1%
Contains more Calcium +10.4%
Contains more Iron +47.3%
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Contains more Potassium +30.1%
Contains more Zinc +65.6%
Contains more Copper +162.7%
Contains more Manganese +362.7%

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.
Mousse
4
:
9
Twix
Contains more Vitamin A +659.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +42.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +45.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +244.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +659.6%
Contains more Folate +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +250%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.208
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 31% 11% 0% 1% 12% 48% 3% 32% 14% 12% 59% 0% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 15% 0% 2% 39% 48% 21% 16% 6% 20% 42% 12% 14%
Contains more Vitamin A +659.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +42.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +45.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +244.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +659.6%
Contains more Folate +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +250%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.208

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Mousse
1
:
4
Twix
Contains more Water +1387.9%
Contains more Protein +18.6%
Contains more Fats +55.3%
Contains more Carbs +303.2%
Contains more Other +42.4%
4% 16% 16% 63%
Protein: 4.14 g
Fats: 16 g
Carbs: 16.07 g
Water: 62.94 g
Other: 0.85 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 Water +1387.9%
Contains more Protein +18.6%
Contains more Fats +55.3%
Contains more Carbs +303.2%
Contains more Other +42.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Mousse
3
:
0
Twix
Contains less Saturated Fat -51.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +68.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +40%
61% 33% 6%
Saturated Fat: 9.151 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.027 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.879 g
84% 13% 3%
Saturated Fat: 18.96 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.988 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.628 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -51.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +68.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +40%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mousse Twix Opinion
Net carbs 15.47g 63.7g Twix
Protein 4.14g 4.91g Twix
Fats 16g 24.85g Twix
Carbs 16.07g 64.8g Twix
Calories 225kcal 502kcal Twix
Sugar 14.81g 48.25g Mousse
Fiber 0.6g 1.1g Twix
Calcium 96mg 106mg Twix
Iron 0.55mg 0.81mg Twix
Magnesium 20mg 27mg Twix
Phosphorus 117mg 105mg Mousse
Potassium 143mg 186mg Twix
Sodium 38mg 198mg Mousse
Zinc 0.64mg 1.06mg Twix
Copper 0.075mg 0.197mg Twix
Manganese 0.059mg 0.273mg Twix
Selenium 7.4µg 4.3µg Mousse
Vitamin A 509IU 67IU Mousse
Vitamin A RAE 140µg 20µg Mousse
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.74mg Twix
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0.6mg Twix
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.155mg Twix
Vitamin B2 0.205mg 0.208mg Twix
Vitamin B3 0.146mg 1.109mg Twix
Vitamin B5 0.533mg 0.265mg Mousse
Vitamin B6 0.058mg 0.025mg Mousse
Folate 15µg 26µg Twix
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 0.33µg Mousse
Choline 20.9mg Twix
Vitamin K 1.6µg 5.6µg Twix
Cholesterol 140mg 7mg Twix
Trans Fat 0.342g Mousse
Saturated Fat 9.151g 18.96g Mousse
Omega-3 - DHA 0.01g 0g Mousse
Omega-3 - EPA 0.001g 0g Mousse
Monounsaturated Fat 5.027g 2.988g Mousse
Polyunsaturated fat 0.879g 0.628g Mousse

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mousse 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
17%
Mousse
18%
Twix
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
22%
Mousse
32%
Twix

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Twix
Twix is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 133mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Twix
Twix is cheaper (difference - $2)
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 is lower in Sugar?
Mousse
Mousse is lower in Sugar (difference - 33.44g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mousse
Mousse contains less Sodium (difference - 160mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mousse
Mousse is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.809g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mousse
Mousse is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)

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. Mousse - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168777/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.