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Skor bar vs. Sugar substitute — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Skor bar and Sugar substitute

  • Skor bar is higher in Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, and Iron, yet Sugar substitute is higher in Calcium.
  • Sugar substitute covers your daily Calcium needs 85% more than Skor bar.
  • Skor bar contains 15 times more Sugar than Sugar substitute. While Skor bar contains 59.89g of Sugar, Sugar substitute contains only 4.03g.

Food varieties used in this article are Candies, HERSHEY'S SKOR Toffee Bar and Sweeteners, sugar substitute, granulated, brown.

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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 +256.3%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +662.5%
Contains more Potassium +292.3%
Contains less Sodium -44.6%
Contains more Zinc +325%
Contains more Copper +471.4%
Contains more Calcium +2830%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 22% 8% 27% 14% 42% 5% 14% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 264% 6% 5% 4% 4% 75% 2% 3% 3% 0%
Contains more Iron +256.3%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +662.5%
Contains more Potassium +292.3%
Contains less Sodium -44.6%
Contains more Zinc +325%
Contains more Copper +471.4%
Contains more Calcium +2830%
Contains more Manganese +∞%

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 B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 13% 12% 3% 2% 5% 24% 3% 3% 6% 2% 27% 2% 22%
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% 4% 4% 0% 5% 4% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +51.9%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +33%
Contains more Water +482.2%
Contains more Other +235.8%
3% 30% 64%
Protein: 3.13 g
Fats: 30.37 g
Carbs: 63.73 g
Water: 1.57 g
Other: 1.2 g
2% 85% 9% 4%
Protein: 2.06 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 84.77 g
Water: 9.14 g
Other: 4.03 g
Contains more Protein +51.9%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +33%
Contains more Water +482.2%
Contains more Other +235.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Skor bar Sugar substitute Opinion
Net carbs 62.43g 84.17g Sugar substitute
Protein 3.13g 2.06g Skor bar
Fats 30.37g 0g Skor bar
Carbs 63.73g 84.77g Sugar substitute
Calories 541kcal 347kcal Skor bar
Starch 3.52g Sugar substitute
Sugar 59.89g 4.03g Sugar substitute
Fiber 1.3g 0.6g Skor bar
Calcium 30mg 879mg Sugar substitute
Iron 0.57mg 0.16mg Skor bar
Magnesium 10mg 6mg Skor bar
Phosphorus 61mg 8mg Skor bar
Potassium 153mg 39mg Skor bar
Sodium 317mg 572mg Skor bar
Zinc 0.17mg 0.04mg Skor bar
Copper 0.04mg 0.007mg Skor bar
Manganese 0mg 0.022mg Sugar substitute
Vitamin A 204IU Skor bar
Vitamin A RAE 61µg Skor bar
Vitamin E 0.58mg Skor bar
Vitamin D 3IU Skor bar
Vitamin D 0.1µg Skor bar
Vitamin C 0.5mg Skor bar
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.015mg Skor bar
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.015mg Skor bar
Vitamin B3 0.13mg Skor bar
Vitamin B5 0.04mg 0.08mg Sugar substitute
Vitamin B6 0.022mg 0.015mg Skor bar
Folate 2µg Skor bar
Vitamin B12 0.21µg Skor bar
Choline 3.1mg Skor bar
Vitamin K 8.6µg Skor bar
Cholesterol 53mg Sugar substitute
Saturated Fat 18.78g Sugar substitute
Monounsaturated Fat 9.714g Skor bar
Polyunsaturated fat 1.191g Skor bar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Skor bar Sugar substitute
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
9%
Skor bar
1%
Sugar substitute
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Skor bar
36%
Sugar substitute

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Sugar (difference - 55.86g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.78g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Skor bar
Skor bar contains less Sodium (difference - 255mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Skor bar
Skor bar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Skor bar
Skor bar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Skor bar
Skor bar is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Skor bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168757/nutrients
  2. Sugar substitute - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170675/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.