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Toffee vs. Potato chips — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Toffee and Potato chips

  • Toffee has more Vitamin A RAE, however, Potato chips has more Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Potassium, Vitamin C, Copper, Vitamin B3, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin E from Potato chips is 54% higher.
  • Potato chips is lower in Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Candies, toffee, prepared-from-recipe and Snacks, potato chips, plain, unsalted.

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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 +41.7%
Contains more Iron +5333.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1575%
Contains more Phosphorus +415.6%
Contains more Potassium +2400%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Zinc +808.3%
Contains more Copper +10100%
Contains more Manganese +21900%
Contains more Selenium +912.5%
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% 61% 48% 71% 113% 1% 30% 102% 57% 44%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Iron +5333.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1575%
Contains more Phosphorus +415.6%
Contains more Potassium +2400%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Zinc +808.3%
Contains more Copper +10100%
Contains more Manganese +21900%
Contains more Selenium +912.5%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +869.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +15450%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1987.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +189.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13096.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +7233.3%
Contains more Folate +2150%
Contains more Vitamin K +689.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 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% 182% 0% 104% 42% 45% 72% 24% 152% 34% 0% 20% 55%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +869.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +15450%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1987.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +189.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13096.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +7233.3%
Contains more Folate +2150%
Contains more Vitamin K +689.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +22.3%
Contains more Protein +554.2%
Contains more Water +245.5%
Contains more Other +295.6%
Equal in Fats - 34.6
33% 65%
Protein: 1.07 g
Fats: 32.75 g
Carbs: 64.72 g
Water: 0.55 g
Other: 0.91 g
7% 35% 53% 2% 4%
Protein: 7 g
Fats: 34.6 g
Carbs: 52.9 g
Water: 1.9 g
Other: 3.6 g
Contains more Carbs +22.3%
Contains more Protein +554.2%
Contains more Water +245.5%
Contains more Other +295.6%
Equal in Fats - 34.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -46.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +895.9%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 9.84
67% 29% 4%
Saturated Fat: 20.565 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.964 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.222 g
33% 30% 37%
Saturated Fat: 10.96 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.84 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 12.17 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -46.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +895.9%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 9.84

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Toffee Potato chips Opinion
Net carbs 64.72g 48.1g Toffee
Protein 1.07g 7g Potato chips
Fats 32.75g 34.6g Potato chips
Carbs 64.72g 52.9g Toffee
Calories 560kcal 536kcal Toffee
Sugar 63.47g 0.22g Potato chips
Fiber 0g 4.8g Potato chips
Calcium 34mg 24mg Toffee
Iron 0.03mg 1.63mg Potato chips
Magnesium 4mg 67mg Potato chips
Phosphorus 32mg 165mg Potato chips
Potassium 51mg 1275mg Potato chips
Sodium 135mg 8mg Potato chips
Zinc 0.12mg 1.09mg Potato chips
Copper 0.003mg 0.306mg Potato chips
Manganese 0.002mg 0.44mg Potato chips
Selenium 0.8µg 8.1µg Potato chips
Vitamin A 1152IU 0IU Toffee
Vitamin A RAE 319µg 0µg Toffee
Vitamin E 0.94mg 9.11mg Potato chips
Vitamin C 0.2mg 31.1mg Potato chips
Vitamin B1 0.008mg 0.167mg Potato chips
Vitamin B2 0.068mg 0.197mg Potato chips
Vitamin B3 0.029mg 3.827mg Potato chips
Vitamin B5 0.134mg 0.402mg Potato chips
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0.66mg Potato chips
Folate 2µg 45µg Potato chips
Vitamin B12 0.11µg 0µg Toffee
Choline 37.5mg Potato chips
Vitamin K 2.8µg 22.1µg Potato chips
Tryptophan 0.108mg Potato chips
Threonine 0.253mg Potato chips
Isoleucine 0.283mg Potato chips
Leucine 0.419mg Potato chips
Lysine 0.424mg Potato chips
Methionine 0.11mg Potato chips
Phenylalanine 0.31mg Potato chips
Valine 0.392mg Potato chips
Histidine 153mg Potato chips
Cholesterol 104mg 0mg Potato chips
Trans Fat 0.674g Potato chips
Saturated Fat 20.565g 10.96g Potato chips
Monounsaturated Fat 8.964g 9.84g Potato chips
Polyunsaturated fat 1.222g 12.17g Potato chips
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 Potato chips
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
56%
Potato chips
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Toffee
53%
Potato chips

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Toffee
Toffee is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato chips
Potato chips is lower in Sugar (difference - 63.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato chips
Potato chips contains less Sodium (difference - 127mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Potato chips
Potato chips is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 104mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato chips
Potato chips is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.605g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato chips
Potato chips is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato chips
Potato chips 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. Toffee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169671/nutrients
  2. Potato chips - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170649/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.