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Rolo vs. Sugar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Rolo and Sugar?

  • Rolo is richer than Sugar in Calcium, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Vitamin E , and Potassium.
  • Rolo's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 73% more.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Sugar is lower.

We used Candies, ROLO Caramels in Milk Chocolate and Sugars, granulated types 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.
Rolo
4
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5
Sugar
Contains more Calcium +14400%
Contains more Iron +740%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +9300%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
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% 31% 17% 25% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 2% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 4%
Contains more Calcium +14400%
Contains more Iron +740%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +9300%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
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
9
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0
Sugar
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +531.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%
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 8% 22% 0% 3% 5% 28% 1% 0% 0% 0% 42% 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% 0% 5% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +531.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Rolo
4
:
1
Sugar
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +22900%
Contains more Other +∞%
Contains more Carbs +47.1%
5% 21% 68% 5%
Protein: 5.08 g
Fats: 20.93 g
Carbs: 67.95 g
Water: 4.6 g
Other: 1.44 g
100%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 99.98 g
Water: 0.02 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +22900%
Contains more Other +∞%
Contains more Carbs +47.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rolo Sugar Opinion
Net carbs 67.05g 99.98g Sugar
Protein 5.08g 0g Rolo
Fats 20.93g 0g Rolo
Carbs 67.95g 99.98g Sugar
Calories 474kcal 387kcal Rolo
Sugar 63.93g 99.8g Rolo
Fiber 0.9g 0g Rolo
Calcium 145mg 1mg Rolo
Iron 0.42mg 0.05mg Rolo
Phosphorus 71mg 0mg Rolo
Potassium 188mg 2mg Rolo
Sodium 188mg 1mg Sugar
Zinc 0mg 0.01mg Sugar
Copper 0mg 0.007mg Sugar
Manganese 0mg 0.004mg Sugar
Selenium 0µg 0.6µg Sugar
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 0mg Rolo
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.019mg Rolo
Vitamin B3 0.04mg 0mg Rolo
Vitamin B12 0.33µg 0µg Rolo
Choline 20.1mg 0mg Rolo
Vitamin K 3.2µg 0µg Rolo
Cholesterol 12mg 0mg Sugar
Saturated Fat 14.542g 0g Sugar
Monounsaturated Fat 2.104g 0g Rolo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.265g 0g Rolo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Rolo Sugar
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
0%
Sugar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Rolo
1%
Sugar

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sugar
Sugar contains less Sodium (difference - 187mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sugar
Sugar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sugar
Sugar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.542g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rolo
Rolo is lower in Sugar (difference - 35.87g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rolo
Rolo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is cheaper?
Rolo
Rolo is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rolo
Rolo is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Sugar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169655/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.