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Toffee vs. Corn syrup — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Toffee and Corn syrup

  • Toffee has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Polyunsaturated fat, and Monounsaturated Fat, however, Corn syrup has more Copper.
  • Toffee's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 103% more.
  • Corn syrup is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Candies, toffee, prepared-from-recipe and Syrups, corn, dark.

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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 +88.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +190.9%
Contains more Potassium +15.9%
Contains less Sodium -12.9%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Iron +1133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +1666.7%
Contains more Manganese +4900%
Contains more Selenium +262.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 1.1% 2.9% 14% 4.5% 18% 3.3% 1% 0.26% 4.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5.4% 14% 5.7% 4.7% 3.9% 20% 1.1% 18% 13% 16%
Contains more Calcium +88.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +190.9%
Contains more Potassium +15.9%
Contains less Sodium -12.9%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Iron +1133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +1666.7%
Contains more Manganese +4900%
Contains more Selenium +262.5%

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.
Toffee
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +655.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +482.6%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.009
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 69% 19% 0% 0.67% 2% 16% 0.54% 8% 2.1% 1.5% 14% 0% 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 0% 0% 0% 0% 2.8% 2.1% 0.38% 1.4% 2.1% 0% 0% 7.3% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +655.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +482.6%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.009

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +127.5%
Contains more Carbs +19.9%
Contains more Water +3901.8%
33% 65%
Protein: 1.07 g
Fats: 32.75 g
Carbs: 64.72 g
Water: 0.55 g
Other: 0.91 g
78% 22%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 77.59 g
Water: 22.01 g
Other: 0.4 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +127.5%
Contains more Carbs +19.9%
Contains more Water +3901.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Toffee Corn syrup Opinion
Net carbs 64.72g 77.59g Corn syrup
Protein 1.07g 0g Toffee
Fats 32.75g 0g Toffee
Carbs 64.72g 77.59g Corn syrup
Calories 560kcal 286kcal Toffee
Sugar 63.47g 77.59g Toffee
Calcium 34mg 18mg Toffee
Iron 0.03mg 0.37mg Corn syrup
Magnesium 4mg 8mg Corn syrup
Phosphorus 32mg 11mg Toffee
Potassium 51mg 44mg Toffee
Sodium 135mg 155mg Toffee
Zinc 0.12mg 0.04mg Toffee
Copper 0.003mg 0.053mg Corn syrup
Manganese 0.002mg 0.1mg Corn syrup
Selenium 0.8µg 2.9µg Corn syrup
Vitamin A 1152IU 0IU Toffee
Vitamin A RAE 319µg 0µg Toffee
Vitamin E 0.94mg 0mg Toffee
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0mg Toffee
Vitamin B1 0.008mg 0.011mg Corn syrup
Vitamin B2 0.068mg 0.009mg Toffee
Vitamin B3 0.029mg 0.02mg Toffee
Vitamin B5 0.134mg 0.023mg Toffee
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0.009mg
Folate 2µg 0µg Toffee
Vitamin B12 0.11µg 0µg Toffee
Choline 13.3mg Corn syrup
Vitamin K 2.8µg 0µg Toffee
Cholesterol 104mg 0mg Corn syrup
Trans Fat 0.674g Corn syrup
Saturated Fat 20.565g 0g Corn syrup
Monounsaturated Fat 8.964g 0g Toffee
Polyunsaturated fat 1.222g 0g Toffee
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.445g Toffee
Omega-3 - ALA 0.065g Toffee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Toffee Corn syrup
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
11%
Toffee
1%
Corn syrup
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Toffee
10%
Corn syrup

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Toffee
Toffee is lower in Sugar (difference - 14.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Toffee
Toffee contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Toffee
Toffee is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is cheaper?
Toffee
Toffee is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Toffee
Toffee is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Corn syrup
Corn syrup is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 104mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Corn syrup
Corn syrup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 20.565g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Toffee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169671/nutrients
  2. Corn syrup - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168836/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.