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

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How are Taffy (candy) and Sherbet different?

  • Sherbet has more Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Fiber, and Vitamin B12 than Taffy (candy).
  • Taffy (candy) contains 3 times more Sugar than Sherbet. While Taffy (candy) contains 68.48g of Sugar, Sherbet contains only 24.32g.

Candies, taffy, prepared-from-recipe and Sherbet, orange are the varieties used 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.
Contains more Calcium +575%
Contains more Iron +1300%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +3900%
Contains more Potassium +3100%
Contains less Sodium -11.5%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +114.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2.4% 0.38% 0% 0.43% 0.26% 6.8% 5.7% 0% 0% 3.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 16% 5.3% 5.7% 17% 8.5% 6% 13% 9.3% 1.4% 8.2%
Contains more Calcium +575%
Contains more Iron +1300%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +3900%
Contains more Potassium +3100%
Contains less Sodium -11.5%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +114.3%

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 +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +708.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3050%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +5500%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1200%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.027
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% 1.8% 0% 0% 7% 2.8% 0.04% 0.24% 0% 0% 1.3% 0% 0.75%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2.8% 0.2% 0% 7.7% 6.8% 22% 1.2% 13% 5.3% 3% 16% 4.2% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +708.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3050%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +5500%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1200%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.027

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +66.5%
Contains more Carbs +201.2%
Contains more Protein +3566.7%
Contains more Water +1262.9%
Contains more Other +73.9%
3% 92% 5%
Protein: 0.03 g
Fats: 3.33 g
Carbs: 91.56 g
Water: 4.85 g
Other: 0.23 g
2% 30% 66%
Protein: 1.1 g
Fats: 2 g
Carbs: 30.4 g
Water: 66.1 g
Other: 0.4 g
Contains more Fats +66.5%
Contains more Carbs +201.2%
Contains more Protein +3566.7%
Contains more Water +1262.9%
Contains more Other +73.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +58.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +51.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.4%
68% 28% 4%
Saturated Fat: 2.049 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.838 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.121 g
66% 30% 5%
Saturated Fat: 1.16 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.53 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.08 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +58.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +51.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.4%

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) Sherbet
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Taffy (candy) Sherbet Opinion
Net carbs 91.56g 29.1g Taffy (candy)
Protein 0.03g 1.1g Sherbet
Fats 3.33g 2g Taffy (candy)
Carbs 91.56g 30.4g Taffy (candy)
Calories 397kcal 144kcal Taffy (candy)
Sugar 68.48g 24.32g Sherbet
Fiber 0g 1.3g Sherbet
Calcium 8mg 54mg Sherbet
Iron 0.01mg 0.14mg Sherbet
Magnesium 0mg 8mg Sherbet
Phosphorus 1mg 40mg Sherbet
Potassium 3mg 96mg Sherbet
Sodium 52mg 46mg Sherbet
Zinc 0.21mg 0.48mg Sherbet
Copper 0mg 0.028mg Sherbet
Manganese 0mg 0.011mg Sherbet
Selenium 0.7µg 1.5µg Sherbet
Vitamin A 100IU 46IU Taffy (candy)
Vitamin A RAE 27µg 12µg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.01mg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin C 0mg 2.3mg Sherbet
Vitamin B1 0.028mg 0.027mg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin B2 0.012mg 0.097mg Sherbet
Vitamin B3 0.002mg 0.063mg Sherbet
Vitamin B5 0.004mg 0.224mg Sherbet
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.023mg Sherbet
Folate 0µg 4µg Sherbet
Vitamin B12 0.01µg 0.13µg Sherbet
Choline 7.7mg Sherbet
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0µg Taffy (candy)
Cholesterol 9mg 1mg Sherbet
Trans Fat 0.131g Sherbet
Saturated Fat 2.049g 1.16g Sherbet
Monounsaturated Fat 0.838g 0.53g Taffy (candy)
Polyunsaturated fat 0.121g 0.08g Taffy (candy)
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) Sherbet
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)
6%
Sherbet
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
2%
Taffy (candy)
9%
Sherbet

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Taffy (candy)
Taffy (candy) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sherbet
Sherbet is lower in Sugar (difference - 44.16g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sherbet
Sherbet contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sherbet
Sherbet is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sherbet
Sherbet is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.889g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sherbet
Sherbet is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sherbet
Sherbet is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)

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. Sherbet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167577/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.