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Pectin vs. Twizzlers — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pectin and Twizzlers

  • Pectin has more Fiber, and Iron, however, Twizzlers are richer in Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Pectin's daily need coverage for Fiber is 32% more.
  • Pectin contains 10 times more Iron than Twizzlers. Pectin contains 2.71mg of Iron, while Twizzlers contain 0.28mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pectin, unsweetened, dry mix and Candies, TWIZZLERS NIBS CHERRY BITS.

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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 +867.9%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1100%
Contains more Potassium +428.6%
Equal in Sodium - 195
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 102% 1% 1% 1% 27% 13% 140% 10% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 11% 0% 11% 4% 26% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +867.9%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1100%
Contains more Potassium +428.6%
Equal in Sodium - 195

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.
Pectin
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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% 0% 2% 14% 1% 7% 3% 1% 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 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +13.9%
Contains more Protein +666.7%
Contains more Fats +780%
Contains more Water +72.4%
Contains more Other +130%
90% 9%
Protein: 0.3 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 90.4 g
Water: 8.7 g
Other: 0.3 g
2% 3% 79% 15%
Protein: 2.3 g
Fats: 2.64 g
Carbs: 79.37 g
Water: 15 g
Other: 0.69 g
Contains more Carbs +13.9%
Contains more Protein +666.7%
Contains more Fats +780%
Contains more Water +72.4%
Contains more Other +130%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -90.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +18700%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +55.6%
33% 7% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.05 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.09 g
21% 73% 5%
Saturated Fat: 0.54 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.88 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.14 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -90.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +18700%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +55.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pectin Twizzlers Opinion
Net carbs 81.8g 78.77g Pectin
Protein 0.3g 2.3g Twizzlers
Fats 0.3g 2.64g Twizzlers
Carbs 90.4g 79.37g Pectin
Calories 325kcal 347kcal Twizzlers
Sugar 51.35g Pectin
Fiber 8.6g 0.6g Pectin
Calcium 7mg 8mg Twizzlers
Iron 2.71mg 0.28mg Pectin
Magnesium 1mg Pectin
Phosphorus 2mg 24mg Twizzlers
Potassium 7mg 37mg Twizzlers
Sodium 200mg 195mg Twizzlers
Zinc 0.47mg Pectin
Copper 0.42mg Pectin
Manganese 0.07mg Pectin
Vitamin A 3IU 0IU Pectin
Vitamin B1 0.008mg Pectin
Vitamin B2 0.06mg Pectin
Vitamin B3 0.005mg Pectin
Vitamin B5 0.11mg Pectin
Vitamin B6 0.01mg Pectin
Folate 1µg Pectin
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.54g Pectin
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 1.88g Twizzlers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g 0.14g Twizzlers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pectin Twizzlers
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
2%
Pectin
0%
Twizzlers
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
29%
Pectin
5%
Twizzlers

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in Sugar (difference - 51.35g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.49g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pectin
Pectin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pectin
Pectin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Pectin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168821/nutrients
  2. Twizzlers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167983/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.