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Toffee vs. Halva — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Toffee and Halva

  • Toffee has more Vitamin A RAE, however, Halva is richer in Copper, Phosphorus, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc, Manganese, and Vitamin B1.
  • Halva covers your daily Copper needs 133% more than Toffee.
  • Halva contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Candies, toffee, prepared-from-recipe and Candies, halavah, plain.

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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
2
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8
Halva
Contains less Sodium -30.8%
Contains more Iron +15000%
Contains more Magnesium +5350%
Contains more Phosphorus +1796.9%
Contains more Potassium +266.7%
Contains more Zinc +3500%
Contains more Copper +39966.7%
Contains more Manganese +43550%
Contains more Selenium +1337.5%
Equal in Calcium - 33
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 2% 3% 14% 5% 18% 4% 1% 1% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 170% 156% 261% 17% 26% 118% 401% 114% 63%
Contains less Sodium -30.8%
Contains more Iron +15000%
Contains more Magnesium +5350%
Contains more Phosphorus +1796.9%
Contains more Potassium +266.7%
Contains more Zinc +3500%
Contains more Copper +39966.7%
Contains more Manganese +43550%
Contains more Selenium +1337.5%
Equal in Calcium - 33

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
5
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6
Halva
Contains more Vitamin A +57500%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +5200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +9748.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3766.7%
Contains more Folate +3150%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 70% 19% 0% 1% 2% 16% 1% 9% 3% 2% 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 1% 0% 0% 1% 106% 21% 54% 11% 81% 49% 5% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +57500%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +5200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +9748.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3766.7%
Contains more Folate +3150%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Toffee
2
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3
Halva
Contains more Fats +52.2%
Contains more Protein +1067.3%
Contains more Water +567.3%
Contains more Other +101.1%
Equal in Carbs - 60.49
33% 65%
Protein: 1.07 g
Fats: 32.75 g
Carbs: 64.72 g
Water: 0.55 g
Other: 0.91 g
12% 22% 60% 4% 2%
Protein: 12.49 g
Fats: 21.52 g
Carbs: 60.49 g
Water: 3.67 g
Other: 1.83 g
Contains more Fats +52.2%
Contains more Protein +1067.3%
Contains more Water +567.3%
Contains more Other +101.1%
Equal in Carbs - 60.49

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Toffee
1
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2
Halva
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +594%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 8.194
67% 29% 4%
Saturated Fat: 20.565 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.964 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.222 g
20% 39% 41%
Saturated Fat: 4.127 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.194 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.481 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +594%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 8.194

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Toffee Halva Opinion
Net carbs 64.72g 55.99g Toffee
Protein 1.07g 12.49g Halva
Fats 32.75g 21.52g Toffee
Carbs 64.72g 60.49g Toffee
Calories 560kcal 469kcal Toffee
Sugar 63.47g Halva
Fiber 0g 4.5g Halva
Calcium 34mg 33mg Toffee
Iron 0.03mg 4.53mg Halva
Magnesium 4mg 218mg Halva
Phosphorus 32mg 607mg Halva
Potassium 51mg 187mg Halva
Sodium 135mg 195mg Toffee
Zinc 0.12mg 4.32mg Halva
Copper 0.003mg 1.202mg Halva
Manganese 0.002mg 0.873mg Halva
Selenium 0.8µg 11.5µg Halva
Vitamin A 1152IU 2IU Toffee
Vitamin A RAE 319µg 0µg Toffee
Vitamin E 0.94mg Toffee
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0.1mg Toffee
Vitamin B1 0.008mg 0.424mg Halva
Vitamin B2 0.068mg 0.088mg Halva
Vitamin B3 0.029mg 2.856mg Halva
Vitamin B5 0.134mg 0.174mg Halva
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0.348mg Halva
Folate 2µg 65µg Halva
Vitamin B12 0.11µg 0.04µg Toffee
Vitamin K 2.8µg Toffee
Cholesterol 104mg 0mg Halva
Trans Fat 0.674g Halva
Saturated Fat 20.565g 4.127g Halva
Monounsaturated Fat 8.964g 8.194g Toffee
Polyunsaturated fat 1.222g 8.481g Halva
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.445g Toffee
Omega-3 - ALA 0.065g Toffee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Toffee Halva
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
25%
Halva
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Toffee
133%
Halva

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Toffee
Toffee contains less Sodium (difference - 60mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Toffee
Toffee is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Toffee
Toffee is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Halva
Halva is lower in Sugar (difference - 63.47g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Halva
Halva is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 104mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Halva
Halva is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.438g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Halva
Halva is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Halva - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167996/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.