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Sugar vs. Bit-o-honey — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Sugar and Bit-o-honey

  • Sugar has less Monounsaturated Fat than Bit-o-honey.
  • Bit-o-honey covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 28% more than Sugar.
  • Sugar has 2 times more Sugar than Bit-o-honey. While Sugar has 99.8g of Sugar, Bit-o-honey has only 48g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Sugars, granulated and Candies, NESTLE, BIT-O'-HONEY Candy Chews.

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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 less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Calcium +3400%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +2100%
Contains more Zinc +4800%
Contains more Copper +271.4%
Contains more Manganese +850%
Contains more Selenium +116.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0.3% 1.9% 0% 0% 0.18% 0.13% 0.27% 2.3% 0.52% 3.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 7.5% 5% 12% 3.9% 38% 13% 8.7% 5% 7.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Calcium +3400%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +2100%
Contains more Zinc +4800%
Contains more Copper +271.4%
Contains more Manganese +850%
Contains more Selenium +116.7%

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.
Sugar
0
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Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%
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% 4.4% 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 0% 6% 0% 2.7% 15% 10% 1.3% 4.9% 2.1% 1.5% 7.5% 1.4% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +23.6%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +41400%
Contains more Other +∞%
100%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 99.98 g
Water: 0.02 g
Other: 0 g
2% 8% 81% 8%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 7.5 g
Carbs: 80.89 g
Water: 8.3 g
Other: 1.31 g
Contains more Carbs +23.6%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +41400%
Contains more Other +∞%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sugar Bit-o-honey Opinion
Net carbs 99.98g 80.69g Sugar
Protein 0g 2g Bit-o-honey
Fats 0g 7.5g Bit-o-honey
Carbs 99.98g 80.89g Sugar
Calories 387kcal 375kcal Sugar
Sugar 99.8g 48g Bit-o-honey
Fiber 0g 0.2g Bit-o-honey
Calcium 1mg 35mg Bit-o-honey
Iron 0.05mg 0.2mg Bit-o-honey
Magnesium 0mg 7mg Bit-o-honey
Phosphorus 0mg 28mg Bit-o-honey
Potassium 2mg 44mg Bit-o-honey
Sodium 1mg 295mg Sugar
Zinc 0.01mg 0.49mg Bit-o-honey
Copper 0.007mg 0.026mg Bit-o-honey
Manganese 0.004mg 0.038mg Bit-o-honey
Selenium 0.6µg 1.3µg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin E 0mg 0.3mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin C 0mg 0.8mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.06mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin B2 0.019mg 0.044mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.069mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.082mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.009mg Bit-o-honey
Folate 0µg 2µg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.06µg Bit-o-honey
Choline 0mg 2.5mg Bit-o-honey
Saturated Fat 0g 5.5g Sugar
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 1.03g Bit-o-honey
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 0.338g Bit-o-honey

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Sugar Bit-o-honey
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
0%
Sugar
4%
Bit-o-honey
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
1%
Sugar
11%
Bit-o-honey

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sugar
Sugar contains less Sodium (difference - 294mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sugar
Sugar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.5g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bit-o-honey
Bit-o-honey is lower in Sugar (difference - 51.8g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bit-o-honey
Bit-o-honey is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is cheaper?
Bit-o-honey
Bit-o-honey is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bit-o-honey
Bit-o-honey is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bit-o-honey
Bit-o-honey is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Sugar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169655/nutrients
  2. Bit-o-honey - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167564/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.