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Payday vs. Kit Kat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Payday and Kit Kat

  • Payday has more Vitamin B3, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Vitamin E , Zinc, Magnesium, and Copper, however, Kit Kat has more Vitamin B12.
  • Kit Kat's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 66% more.
  • Payday has 17 times more Zinc than Kit Kat. Payday has 1.57mg of Zinc, while Kit Kat has 0.09mg.
  • Payday is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Candies, HERSHEYS, PAYDAY Bar and Candies, KIT KAT Wafer Bar.

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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.
Payday
8
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Contains more Iron +92%
Contains more Magnesium +143.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.9%
Contains more Potassium +213.9%
Contains more Zinc +1644.4%
Contains more Copper +47.7%
Contains more Manganese +812%
Contains more Calcium +33%
Contains less Sodium -76.6%
Equal in Selenium - 5
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 29% 72% 65% 85% 64% 31% 43% 109% 119% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 38% 38% 27% 58% 21% 8% 3% 74% 14% 28%
Contains more Iron +92%
Contains more Magnesium +143.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.9%
Contains more Potassium +213.9%
Contains more Zinc +1644.4%
Contains more Copper +47.7%
Contains more Manganese +812%
Contains more Calcium +33%
Contains less Sodium -76.6%
Equal in Selenium - 5

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.
Payday
5
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Contains more Vitamin E +626.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1333.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1075%
Contains more Folate +264.3%
Contains more Choline +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +8000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2700%
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 1% 50% 0% 0% 21% 27% 135% 32% 55% 39% 3% 20% 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 5% 7% 0% 0% 30% 49% 10% 39% 5% 11% 70% 17% 14%
Contains more Vitamin E +626.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1333.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1075%
Contains more Folate +264.3%
Contains more Choline +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +8000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2700%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Payday
3
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Contains more Protein +106.5%
Contains more Water +327.6%
Contains more Other +33.6%
Contains more Carbs +22.1%
Equal in Fats - 25.99
13% 25% 53% 7% 2%
Protein: 13.44 g
Fats: 25 g
Carbs: 52.88 g
Water: 6.97 g
Other: 1.71 g
7% 26% 65%
Protein: 6.51 g
Fats: 25.99 g
Carbs: 64.59 g
Water: 1.63 g
Other: 1.28 g
Contains more Protein +106.5%
Contains more Water +327.6%
Contains more Other +33.6%
Contains more Carbs +22.1%
Equal in Fats - 25.99

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Payday
3
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Contains less Saturated Fat -73.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +113.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +424.1%
22% 57% 21%
Saturated Fat: 4.806 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.467 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.691 g
73% 24% 4%
Saturated Fat: 17.953 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.844 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.895 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -73.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +113.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +424.1%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Payday
0
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Contains more Starch +384%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Lactose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
100%
Starch: 2.19 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 0 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
18% 68% 14%
Starch: 10.6 g
Sucrose: 40.04 g
Glucose: 0.16 g
Fructose: 0.2 g
Lactose: 8.21 g
Maltose: 0.07 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Starch +384%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Lactose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Payday Kit Kat Opinion
Net carbs 49.08g 63.59g Kit Kat
Protein 13.44g 6.51g Payday
Fats 25g 25.99g Kit Kat
Carbs 52.88g 64.59g Kit Kat
Calories 490kcal 518kcal Kit Kat
Starch 2.19g 10.6g Kit Kat
Fructose 0.2g Kit Kat
Sugar 40.32g 48.68g Payday
Fiber 3.8g 1g Payday
Calcium 94mg 125mg Kit Kat
Iron 1.92mg 1mg Payday
Magnesium 90mg 37mg Payday
Phosphorus 197mg 135mg Payday
Potassium 725mg 231mg Payday
Sodium 231mg 54mg Kit Kat
Zinc 1.57mg 0.09mg Payday
Copper 0.325mg 0.22mg Payday
Manganese 0.912mg 0.1mg Payday
Selenium 5.1µg 5µg Payday
Vitamin A 1IU 81IU Kit Kat
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 24µg Kit Kat
Vitamin E 2.47mg 0.34mg Payday
Vitamin B1 0.083mg 0.117mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.21mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B3 7.166mg 0.5mg Payday
Vitamin B5 0.521mg 0.64mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B6 0.235mg 0.02mg Payday
Folate 51µg 14µg Payday
Vitamin B12 0.02µg 0.56µg Kit Kat
Choline 35.6mg 31mg Payday
Vitamin K 0µg 5.2µg Kit Kat
Tryptophan 0.133mg 0.09mg Payday
Threonine 0.457mg 0.19mg Payday
Isoleucine 0.486mg 0.28mg Payday
Leucine 0.879mg 0.52mg Payday
Lysine 0.515mg 0.28mg Payday
Methionine 0.166mg 0.16mg Payday
Phenylalanine 0.687mg 0.27mg Payday
Valine 0.565mg 0.36mg Payday
Histidine 0.337mg 0.11mg Payday
Cholesterol 0mg 11mg Payday
Trans Fat 0g 0.099g Payday
Saturated Fat 4.806g 17.953g Payday
Omega-3 - EPA 0.023g 0g Payday
Monounsaturated Fat 12.467g 5.844g Payday
Polyunsaturated fat 4.691g 0.895g Payday
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g 0g Payday
Omega-3 - ALA 0.075g Kit Kat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Payday Kit Kat
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
29%
Payday
19%
Kit Kat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Payday
30%
Kit Kat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Payday
Payday is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.36g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Payday
Payday is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Payday
Payday is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.147g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Payday
Payday is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Payday
Payday is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Payday
Payday is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Kit Kat
Kit Kat contains less Sodium (difference - 177mg)
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. Payday - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170680/nutrients
  2. Kit Kat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167992/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.