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Sugar substitute vs. Tootsie roll — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Sugar substitute and Tootsie roll

  • Sugar substitute has more Calcium, however, Tootsie roll is higher in Copper, Iron, and Phosphorus.
  • Sugar substitute covers your daily need of Calcium 84% more than Tootsie roll.
  • Sugar substitute has 13 times more Sodium than Tootsie roll. While Sugar substitute has 572mg of Sodium, Tootsie roll has only 44mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Sweeteners, sugar substitute, granulated, brown and Candies, TOOTSIE ROLL, chocolate-flavor roll.

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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 +2341.7%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Magnesium +266.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +612.5%
Contains more Potassium +197.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Zinc +900%
Contains more Copper +1757.1%
Contains more Manganese +113.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 264% 6% 5% 4% 4% 75% 2% 3% 3% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 30% 16% 25% 11% 6% 11% 44% 7% 12%
Contains more Calcium +2341.7%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Magnesium +266.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +612.5%
Contains more Potassium +197.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Zinc +900%
Contains more Copper +1757.1%
Contains more Manganese +113.6%

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 B6 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +273.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +262.5%
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%
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% 14% 0% 0% 14% 17% 4% 18% 3% 7% 0% 0% 24%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +273.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +262.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +29.6%
Contains more Water +36.6%
Contains more Other +492.6%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Equal in Carbs - 87.73
2% 85% 9% 4%
Protein: 2.06 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 84.77 g
Water: 9.14 g
Other: 4.03 g
3% 88% 7%
Protein: 1.59 g
Fats: 3.31 g
Carbs: 87.73 g
Water: 6.69 g
Other: 0.68 g
Contains more Protein +29.6%
Contains more Water +36.6%
Contains more Other +492.6%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Equal in Carbs - 87.73

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Starch +334.7%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +620.2%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Lactose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +122.4%
47% 14% 39%
Starch: 3.52 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 1.09 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 2.94 g
Galactose: 0 g
21% 55% 11% 3% 9%
Starch: 15.3 g
Sucrose: 39.35 g
Glucose: 7.85 g
Fructose: 0.4 g
Lactose: 2.18 g
Maltose: 6.54 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Starch +334.7%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +620.2%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Lactose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +122.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sugar substitute Tootsie roll Opinion
Net carbs 84.17g 87.63g Tootsie roll
Protein 2.06g 1.59g Sugar substitute
Fats 0g 3.31g Tootsie roll
Carbs 84.77g 87.73g Tootsie roll
Calories 347kcal 387kcal Tootsie roll
Starch 3.52g 15.3g Tootsie roll
Fructose 0g 0.4g Tootsie roll
Sugar 4.03g 56.32g Sugar substitute
Fiber 0.6g 0.1g Sugar substitute
Calcium 879mg 36mg Sugar substitute
Iron 0.16mg 0.8mg Tootsie roll
Magnesium 6mg 22mg Tootsie roll
Phosphorus 8mg 57mg Tootsie roll
Potassium 39mg 116mg Tootsie roll
Sodium 572mg 44mg Tootsie roll
Zinc 0.04mg 0.4mg Tootsie roll
Copper 0.007mg 0.13mg Tootsie roll
Manganese 0.022mg 0.047mg Tootsie roll
Selenium 2.2µg Tootsie roll
Vitamin E 0.65mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.056mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B2 0.015mg 0.07mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B3 0.21mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B5 0.08mg 0.29mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B6 0.015mg 0.01mg Sugar substitute
Folate 9µg Tootsie roll
Vitamin K 9.6µg Tootsie roll
Tryptophan 0.19mg Tootsie roll
Threonine 0.04mg Tootsie roll
Isoleucine 0.06mg Tootsie roll
Leucine 0.11mg Tootsie roll
Lysine 0.09mg Tootsie roll
Methionine 0.01mg Tootsie roll
Phenylalanine 0.05mg Tootsie roll
Valine 0.08mg Tootsie roll
Histidine 0.03mg Tootsie roll
Cholesterol 2mg Sugar substitute
Saturated Fat 0.967g Sugar substitute
Monounsaturated Fat 1.929g Tootsie roll
Polyunsaturated fat 0.266g Tootsie roll
Omega-3 - ALA 0.016g Tootsie roll

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sugar substitute Tootsie roll
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%
Sugar substitute
8%
Tootsie roll
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Sugar substitute
17%
Tootsie roll

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll contains less Sodium (difference - 528mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Sugar (difference - 52.29g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.967g)
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. Sugar substitute - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170675/nutrients
  2. Tootsie roll - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167971/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.