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Taffy (candy) vs. Macaroon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Taffy (candy) and Macaroon

  • Taffy (candy) contains less Copper, Fiber, Selenium, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium than Macaroon.
  • Macaroon's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 90% higher.
  • The amount of Sodium in Taffy (candy) is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Candies, taffy, prepared-from-recipe and Cookies, coconut macaroon.

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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 +60%
Contains less Sodium -78.4%
Contains more Iron +8100%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +6700%
Contains more Potassium +4000%
Contains more Zinc +247.6%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Selenium +871.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 1% 0% 1% 1% 7% 6% 0% 0% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 31% 21% 30% 11% 32% 20% 90% 0% 38%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains less Sodium -78.4%
Contains more Iron +8100%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +6700%
Contains more Potassium +4000%
Contains more Zinc +247.6%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Selenium +871.4%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10900%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +266.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 2% 0% 0% 7% 3% 1% 1% 0% 0% 2% 0% 1%
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% 4% 0% 0% 5% 14% 5% 0% 23% 3% 0% 5% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10900%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +266.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +49.6%
Contains more Protein +9966.7%
Contains more Fats +577.2%
Contains more Water +137.1%
Contains more Other +643.5%
3% 92% 5%
Protein: 0.03 g
Fats: 3.33 g
Carbs: 91.56 g
Water: 4.85 g
Other: 0.23 g
3% 23% 61% 12% 2%
Protein: 3.02 g
Fats: 22.55 g
Carbs: 61.22 g
Water: 11.5 g
Other: 1.71 g
Contains more Carbs +49.6%
Contains more Protein +9966.7%
Contains more Fats +577.2%
Contains more Water +137.1%
Contains more Other +643.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +92.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +569.4%
68% 28% 4%
Saturated Fat: 2.049 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.838 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.121 g
89% 7% 4%
Saturated Fat: 20.099 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.61 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.81 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +92.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +569.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Taffy (candy) Macaroon Opinion
Net carbs 91.56g 56.12g Taffy (candy)
Protein 0.03g 3.02g Macaroon
Fats 3.33g 22.55g Macaroon
Carbs 91.56g 61.22g Taffy (candy)
Calories 397kcal 460kcal Macaroon
Sugar 68.48g 45.16g Macaroon
Fiber 0g 5.1g Macaroon
Calcium 8mg 5mg Taffy (candy)
Iron 0.01mg 0.82mg Macaroon
Magnesium 0mg 29mg Macaroon
Phosphorus 1mg 68mg Macaroon
Potassium 3mg 123mg Macaroon
Sodium 52mg 241mg Taffy (candy)
Zinc 0.21mg 0.73mg Macaroon
Copper 0mg 0.269mg Macaroon
Selenium 0.7µg 6.8µg Macaroon
Vitamin A 100IU 0IU Taffy (candy)
Vitamin A RAE 27µg 0µg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.19mg Macaroon
Vitamin B1 0.028mg 0.02mg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin B2 0.012mg 0.06mg Macaroon
Vitamin B3 0.002mg 0.22mg Macaroon
Vitamin B5 0.004mg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.096mg Macaroon
Folate 0µg 3µg Macaroon
Vitamin B12 0.01µg 0µg Taffy (candy)
Choline 9.1mg Macaroon
Vitamin K 0.3µg 1.1µg Macaroon
Cholesterol 9mg 0mg Macaroon
Trans Fat 0.131g Macaroon
Saturated Fat 2.049g 20.099g Taffy (candy)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.838g 1.61g Macaroon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.121g 0.81g Macaroon
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.086g Taffy (candy)
Omega-3 - ALA 0.013g Taffy (candy)

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Taffy (candy) Macaroon
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
2%
Taffy (candy)
5%
Macaroon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
2%
Taffy (candy)
27%
Macaroon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Taffy (candy)
Taffy (candy) contains less Sodium (difference - 189mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taffy (candy)
Taffy (candy) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.05g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in Sugar (difference - 23.32g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Macaroon
Macaroon is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Macaroon
Macaroon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Macaroon
Macaroon is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Taffy (candy) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169670/nutrients
  2. Macaroon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171847/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.