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Raisinets vs. Butterscotch — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Raisinets and Butterscotch different?

  • Raisinets have more Iron, Fiber, and Calcium than Butterscotch.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Raisinets is 45% higher.
  • Butterscotch has less Saturated Fat.

Candies, NESTLE, RAISINETS Chocolate Covered Raisins and Candies, butterscotch 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 +2025%
Contains more Iron +11900%
Contains less Sodium -91.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 26% 45% 0% 0% 0% 4.3% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1.2% 0.38% 0% 0.43% 0.26% 51% 2.5% 0.33% 0.13% 3.3%
Contains more Calcium +2025%
Contains more Iron +11900%
Contains less Sodium -91.6%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +29.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4.6% 0% 0% 5.3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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 6% 1.8% 0% 0% 3% 3.7% 0.04% 0.24% 0% 0% 0% 0.44% 0.75%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +29.9%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +14566.7%
Contains more Fats +415.2%
Contains more Water +21.9%
Contains more Other +17.6%
Contains more Carbs +27.3%
4% 17% 71% 6%
Protein: 4.4 g
Fats: 17 g
Carbs: 71 g
Water: 6.4 g
Other: 1.2 g
3% 90% 5%
Protein: 0.03 g
Fats: 3.3 g
Carbs: 90.4 g
Water: 5.25 g
Other: 1.02 g
Contains more Protein +14566.7%
Contains more Fats +415.2%
Contains more Water +21.9%
Contains more Other +17.6%
Contains more Carbs +27.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.2%
100%
Saturated Fat: 11 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
68% 28% 4%
Saturated Fat: 2.065 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.845 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.122 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Raisinets Butterscotch Opinion
Net carbs 68.8g 90.4g Butterscotch
Protein 4.4g 0.03g Raisinets
Fats 17g 3.3g Raisinets
Carbs 71g 90.4g Butterscotch
Calories 422kcal 391kcal Raisinets
Sugar 59g 80.46g Raisinets
Fiber 2.2g 0g Raisinets
Calcium 85mg 4mg Raisinets
Iron 1.2mg 0.01mg Raisinets
Phosphorus 1mg Butterscotch
Potassium 3mg Butterscotch
Sodium 33mg 391mg Raisinets
Zinc 0.09mg Butterscotch
Copper 0.001mg Butterscotch
Manganese 0.001mg Butterscotch
Selenium 0.6µg Butterscotch
Vitamin A 77IU 100IU Butterscotch
Vitamin A RAE 28µg Butterscotch
Vitamin E 0.09mg Butterscotch
Vitamin C 1.6mg 0mg Raisinets
Vitamin B1 0.012mg Butterscotch
Vitamin B2 0.016mg Butterscotch
Vitamin B3 0.002mg Butterscotch
Vitamin B5 0.004mg Butterscotch
Choline 0.8mg Butterscotch
Vitamin K 0.3µg Butterscotch
Cholesterol 11mg 9mg Butterscotch
Trans Fat 0.08g Butterscotch
Saturated Fat 11g 2.065g Butterscotch
Monounsaturated Fat 0.845g Butterscotch
Polyunsaturated fat 0.122g Butterscotch

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Raisinets Butterscotch
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
1%
Raisinets
1%
Butterscotch
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Raisinets
6%
Butterscotch

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Raisinets
Raisinets is lower in Sugar (difference - 21.46g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Raisinets
Raisinets contains less Sodium (difference - 358mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Raisinets
Raisinets is lower in glycemic index (difference - 60)
Which food is cheaper?
Raisinets
Raisinets is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Butterscotch
Butterscotch is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Butterscotch
Butterscotch is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.935g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Butterscotch
Butterscotch is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Butterscotch
Butterscotch is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Raisinets - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169587/nutrients
  2. Butterscotch - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167972/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.