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Toffee vs. Flan — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Toffee and Flan

  • Toffee has more Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B2, however, Flan is richer in Selenium.
  • Flan covers your daily Selenium needs 37% more than Toffee.
  • Flan contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Candies, toffee, prepared-from-recipe and Flan, caramel custard, dry mix.

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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.
Toffee
5
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5
Flan
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +3100%
Contains less Sodium -68.8%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +200%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Manganese +250%
Contains more Selenium +2562.5%
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 7.2% 3% 0% 0.43% 14% 56% 1.1% 5% 0.91% 116%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +3100%
Contains less Sodium -68.8%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +200%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Manganese +250%
Contains more Selenium +2562.5%

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
11
:
0
Flan
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Toffee
3
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2
Flan
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +51.7%
Contains more Carbs +41.5%
Contains more Water +1318.2%
33% 65%
Protein: 1.07 g
Fats: 32.75 g
Carbs: 64.72 g
Water: 0.55 g
Other: 0.91 g
92% 8%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 91.6 g
Water: 7.8 g
Other: 0.6 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +51.7%
Contains more Carbs +41.5%
Contains more Water +1318.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Toffee Flan Opinion
Net carbs 64.72g 91.6g Flan
Protein 1.07g 0g Toffee
Fats 32.75g 0g Toffee
Carbs 64.72g 91.6g Flan
Calories 560kcal 348kcal Toffee
Sugar 63.47g Flan
Calcium 34mg 24mg Toffee
Iron 0.03mg 0.08mg Flan
Magnesium 4mg 0mg Toffee
Phosphorus 32mg 1mg Toffee
Potassium 51mg 153mg Flan
Sodium 135mg 432mg Toffee
Zinc 0.12mg 0.04mg Toffee
Copper 0.003mg 0.015mg Flan
Manganese 0.002mg 0.007mg Flan
Selenium 0.8µg 21.3µg Flan
Vitamin A 1152IU 0IU Toffee
Vitamin A RAE 319µg 0µg Toffee
Vitamin E 0.94mg Toffee
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0mg Toffee
Vitamin B1 0.008mg 0mg Toffee
Vitamin B2 0.068mg 0mg Toffee
Vitamin B3 0.029mg 0mg Toffee
Vitamin B5 0.134mg 0mg Toffee
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0mg Toffee
Folate 2µg 0µg Toffee
Vitamin B12 0.11µg 0µg Toffee
Vitamin K 2.8µg Toffee
Cholesterol 104mg 0mg Flan
Trans Fat 0.674g Flan
Saturated Fat 20.565g Flan
Monounsaturated Fat 8.964g Toffee
Polyunsaturated fat 1.222g 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 Flan
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
0%
Flan
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Toffee
20%
Flan

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Toffee
Toffee contains less Sodium (difference - 297mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Toffee
Toffee is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Toffee
Toffee is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Flan
Flan is lower in Sugar (difference - 63.47g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flan
Flan is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 104mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flan
Flan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 20.565g)
Which food is cheaper?
Flan
Flan is cheaper (difference - $2)
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. Flan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169602/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.