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

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The main differences between Taffy (candy) and Whatchamacallit

  • Taffy (candy) contains less Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Manganese, Iron, Copper, and Calcium than Whatchamacallit.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Whatchamacallit is 75% higher.

Food types used in this article are Candies, taffy, prepared-from-recipe and Candies, WHATCHAMACALLIT Candy Bar.

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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 -82.6%
Contains more Calcium +1375%
Contains more Iron +11200%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +13700%
Contains more Potassium +10000%
Contains more Zinc +104.8%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Equal in Selenium - 0.7
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 36% 43% 20% 60% 27% 39% 12% 40% 44% 4%
Contains less Sodium -82.6%
Contains more Calcium +1375%
Contains more Iron +11200%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +13700%
Contains more Potassium +10000%
Contains more Zinc +104.8%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Equal in Selenium - 0.7

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.
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Contains more Vitamin A +34%
Contains more Vitamin E +1311.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +292.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1650%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +6400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3600%
Contains more Vitamin K +1333.3%
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 9% 26% 0% 3% 28% 49% 47% 16% 10% 14% 47% 14% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +34%
Contains more Vitamin E +1311.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +292.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1650%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +6400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3600%
Contains more Vitamin K +1333.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +44.8%
Contains more Water +59.5%
Contains more Protein +26700%
Contains more Fats +611.1%
Contains more Other +773.9%
3% 92% 5%
Protein: 0.03 g
Fats: 3.33 g
Carbs: 91.56 g
Water: 4.85 g
Other: 0.23 g
8% 24% 63% 3% 2%
Protein: 8.04 g
Fats: 23.68 g
Carbs: 63.23 g
Water: 3.04 g
Other: 2.01 g
Contains more Carbs +44.8%
Contains more Water +59.5%
Contains more Protein +26700%
Contains more Fats +611.1%
Contains more Other +773.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -88%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +351.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +586%
68% 28% 4%
Saturated Fat: 2.049 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.838 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.121 g
79% 17% 4%
Saturated Fat: 17.04 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.78 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.83 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -88%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +351.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +586%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Taffy (candy) Whatchamacallit Opinion
Net carbs 91.56g 61.33g Taffy (candy)
Protein 0.03g 8.04g Whatchamacallit
Fats 3.33g 23.68g Whatchamacallit
Carbs 91.56g 63.23g Taffy (candy)
Calories 397kcal 494kcal Whatchamacallit
Sugar 68.48g 48.86g Whatchamacallit
Fiber 0g 1.9g Whatchamacallit
Calcium 8mg 118mg Whatchamacallit
Iron 0.01mg 1.13mg Whatchamacallit
Magnesium 0mg 28mg Whatchamacallit
Phosphorus 1mg 138mg Whatchamacallit
Potassium 3mg 303mg Whatchamacallit
Sodium 52mg 299mg Taffy (candy)
Zinc 0.21mg 0.43mg Whatchamacallit
Copper 0mg 0.12mg Whatchamacallit
Manganese 0mg 0.33mg Whatchamacallit
Selenium 0.7µg 0.7µg
Vitamin A 100IU 134IU Whatchamacallit
Vitamin A RAE 27µg 38µg Whatchamacallit
Vitamin E 0.09mg 1.27mg Whatchamacallit
Vitamin C 0mg 0.9mg Whatchamacallit
Vitamin B1 0.028mg 0.11mg Whatchamacallit
Vitamin B2 0.012mg 0.21mg Whatchamacallit
Vitamin B3 0.002mg 2.47mg Whatchamacallit
Vitamin B5 0.004mg 0.26mg Whatchamacallit
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.04mg Whatchamacallit
Folate 0µg 18µg Whatchamacallit
Vitamin B12 0.01µg 0.37µg Whatchamacallit
Choline 25mg Whatchamacallit
Vitamin K 0.3µg 4.3µg Whatchamacallit
Cholesterol 9mg 12mg Taffy (candy)
Trans Fat 0.131g 0.12g Whatchamacallit
Saturated Fat 2.049g 17.04g Taffy (candy)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.838g 3.78g Whatchamacallit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.121g 0.83g Whatchamacallit
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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ok
is better in case of low diet
Taffy (candy) Whatchamacallit
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)
21%
Whatchamacallit
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
2%
Taffy (candy)
32%
Whatchamacallit

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Whatchamacallit
Whatchamacallit is lower in Sugar (difference - 19.62g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Whatchamacallit
Whatchamacallit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
Which food is cheaper?
Whatchamacallit
Whatchamacallit is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Whatchamacallit
Whatchamacallit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Whatchamacallit
Whatchamacallit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taffy (candy)
Taffy (candy) contains less Sodium (difference - 247mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Taffy (candy)
Taffy (candy) is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taffy (candy)
Taffy (candy) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.991g)

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. Whatchamacallit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168770/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.