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

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The main differences between Taffy (candy) and Agave nectar

  • Taffy (candy) has more Monounsaturated Fat, however, Agave nectar has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Folate, and Vitamin E .
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Agave nectar is 19% higher.

Food types used in this article are Candies, taffy, prepared-from-recipe and Sweetener, syrup, agave.

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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 +700%
Contains more Zinc +2000%
Contains more Iron +800%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +142.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 1
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 1% 4% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 10%
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains more Zinc +2000%
Contains more Iron +800%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +142.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 1

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 B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +56%
Contains more Vitamin E +988.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +335.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1275%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34350%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +7400%
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 10% 20% 0% 57% 31% 39% 13% 0% 54% 23% 0% 8% 57%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +56%
Contains more Vitamin E +988.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +335.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1275%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34350%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +7400%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +640%
Contains more Carbs +19.9%
Contains more Other +53.3%
Contains more Protein +200%
Contains more Water +373%
3% 92% 5%
Protein: 0.03 g
Fats: 3.33 g
Carbs: 91.56 g
Water: 4.85 g
Other: 0.23 g
76% 23%
Protein: 0.09 g
Fats: 0.45 g
Carbs: 76.37 g
Water: 22.94 g
Other: 0.15 g
Contains more Fats +640%
Contains more Carbs +19.9%
Contains more Other +53.3%
Contains more Protein +200%
Contains more Water +373%

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) Agave nectar
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Taffy (candy) Agave nectar Opinion
Net carbs 91.56g 76.17g Taffy (candy)
Protein 0.03g 0.09g Agave nectar
Fats 3.33g 0.45g Taffy (candy)
Carbs 91.56g 76.37g Taffy (candy)
Calories 397kcal 310kcal Taffy (candy)
Fructose 55.6g Agave nectar
Sugar 68.48g 68.03g Agave nectar
Fiber 0g 0.2g Agave nectar
Calcium 8mg 1mg Taffy (candy)
Iron 0.01mg 0.09mg Agave nectar
Magnesium 0mg 1mg Agave nectar
Phosphorus 1mg 1mg
Potassium 3mg 4mg Agave nectar
Sodium 52mg 4mg Agave nectar
Zinc 0.21mg 0.01mg Taffy (candy)
Copper 0mg 0.009mg Agave nectar
Manganese 0mg 0.005mg Agave nectar
Selenium 0.7µg 1.7µg Agave nectar
Vitamin A 100IU 156IU Agave nectar
Vitamin A RAE 27µg 8µg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.98mg Agave nectar
Vitamin C 0mg 17mg Agave nectar
Vitamin B1 0.028mg 0.122mg Agave nectar
Vitamin B2 0.012mg 0.165mg Agave nectar
Vitamin B3 0.002mg 0.689mg Agave nectar
Vitamin B5 0.004mg Taffy (candy)
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.234mg Agave nectar
Folate 0µg 30µg Agave nectar
Vitamin B12 0.01µg 0µg Taffy (candy)
Choline 13.3mg Agave nectar
Vitamin K 0.3µg 22.5µg Agave nectar
Cholesterol 9mg 0mg Agave nectar
Trans Fat 0.131g Agave nectar
Saturated Fat 2.049g 0g Agave nectar
Monounsaturated Fat 0.838g 0g Taffy (candy)
Polyunsaturated fat 0.121g 0g 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) Agave nectar
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)
24%
Agave nectar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
2%
Taffy (candy)
2%
Agave nectar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.45g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.049g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar 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. Agave nectar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170277/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.