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Rolo vs. Molasses — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Rolo and Molasses?

  • Rolo is richer in Vitamin B12, yet Molasses are richer in Manganese, Magnesium, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Selenium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Rolo's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 73% higher.
  • Molasses contain less Saturated Fat.

We used Candies, ROLO Caramels in Milk Chocolate and Molasses types in this comparison.

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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.
Rolo
1
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Contains more Phosphorus +129%
Contains more Calcium +41.4%
Contains more Iron +1023.8%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +678.7%
Contains less Sodium -80.3%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 44% 16% 0% 30% 17% 25% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 62% 177% 173% 13% 129% 4.8% 7.9% 162% 200% 97%
Contains more Phosphorus +129%
Contains more Calcium +41.4%
Contains more Iron +1023.8%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +678.7%
Contains less Sodium -80.3%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%

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.
Rolo
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +5900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +105%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2225%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7.3% 22% 0% 3% 5% 28% 0.75% 0% 0% 0% 41% 11% 8%
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% 10% 0.46% 17% 48% 155% 0% 0% 7.3% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +5900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +105%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2225%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Rolo
2
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Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +20830%
Contains more Water +375.4%
Contains more Other +129.2%
Equal in Carbs - 74.73
5% 21% 68% 5%
Protein: 5.08 g
Fats: 20.93 g
Carbs: 67.95 g
Water: 4.6 g
Other: 1.44 g
75% 22% 3%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 74.73 g
Water: 21.87 g
Other: 3.3 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +20830%
Contains more Water +375.4%
Contains more Other +129.2%
Equal in Carbs - 74.73

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Rolo
2
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Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +6475%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +430%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.9%
86% 12%
Saturated Fat: 14.542 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.104 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.265 g
18% 32% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.018 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.032 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.05 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +6475%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +430%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rolo Molasses Opinion
Net carbs 67.05g 74.73g Molasses
Protein 5.08g 0g Rolo
Fats 20.93g 0.1g Rolo
Carbs 67.95g 74.73g Molasses
Calories 474kcal 290kcal Rolo
Fructose 12.79g Molasses
Sugar 63.93g 74.72g Rolo
Fiber 0.9g 0g Rolo
Calcium 145mg 205mg Molasses
Iron 0.42mg 4.72mg Molasses
Magnesium 0mg 242mg Molasses
Phosphorus 71mg 31mg Rolo
Potassium 188mg 1464mg Molasses
Sodium 188mg 37mg Molasses
Zinc 0mg 0.29mg Molasses
Copper 0mg 0.487mg Molasses
Manganese 0mg 1.53mg Molasses
Selenium 0µg 17.8µg Molasses
Vitamin A 121IU 0IU Rolo
Vitamin A RAE 34µg 0µg Rolo
Vitamin E 1.1mg 0mg Rolo
Vitamin C 0.9mg 0mg Rolo
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.041mg Molasses
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.002mg Rolo
Vitamin B3 0.04mg 0.93mg Molasses
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.804mg Molasses
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.67mg Molasses
Vitamin B12 0.33µg 0µg Rolo
Choline 20.1mg 13.3mg Rolo
Vitamin K 3.2µg 0µg Rolo
Cholesterol 12mg 0mg Molasses
Saturated Fat 14.542g 0.018g Molasses
Monounsaturated Fat 2.104g 0.032g Rolo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.265g 0.05g Rolo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Rolo Molasses
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%
Rolo
18%
Molasses
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Rolo
103%
Molasses

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rolo
Rolo is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.79g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rolo
Rolo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Rolo
Rolo is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Molasses
Molasses contains less Sodium (difference - 151mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Molasses
Molasses is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Molasses
Molasses is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.524g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Molasses
Molasses is relatively richer in minerals
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. Rolo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168765/nutrients
  2. Molasses - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168820/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.