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Toffee vs. Sugar substitute — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Toffee and Sugar substitute

  • Toffee has less Calcium.
  • Sugar substitute's daily need coverage for Calcium is 85% more.
  • Toffee has 16 times more Sugar than Sugar substitute. Toffee has 63.47g of Sugar, while Sugar substitute has 4.03g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Candies, toffee, prepared-from-recipe and Sweeteners, sugar substitute, granulated, brown.

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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 Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Potassium +30.8%
Contains less Sodium -76.4%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Calcium +2485.3%
Contains more Iron +433.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +133.3%
Contains more Manganese +1000%
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 264% 6% 4.3% 3.4% 3.4% 75% 1.1% 2.3% 2.9% 0%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Potassium +30.8%
Contains less Sodium -76.4%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Calcium +2485.3%
Contains more Iron +433.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +133.3%
Contains more Manganese +1000%

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 B2 +353.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 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% 3.8% 3.5% 0% 4.8% 3.5% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +353.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Protein +92.5%
Contains more Carbs +31%
Contains more Water +1561.8%
Contains more Other +342.9%
33% 65%
Protein: 1.07 g
Fats: 32.75 g
Carbs: 64.72 g
Water: 0.55 g
Other: 0.91 g
2% 85% 9% 4%
Protein: 2.06 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 84.77 g
Water: 9.14 g
Other: 4.03 g
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Protein +92.5%
Contains more Carbs +31%
Contains more Water +1561.8%
Contains more Other +342.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Toffee Sugar substitute Opinion
Net carbs 64.72g 84.17g Sugar substitute
Protein 1.07g 2.06g Sugar substitute
Fats 32.75g 0g Toffee
Carbs 64.72g 84.77g Sugar substitute
Calories 560kcal 347kcal Toffee
Starch 3.52g Sugar substitute
Sugar 63.47g 4.03g Sugar substitute
Fiber 0g 0.6g Sugar substitute
Calcium 34mg 879mg Sugar substitute
Iron 0.03mg 0.16mg Sugar substitute
Magnesium 4mg 6mg Sugar substitute
Phosphorus 32mg 8mg Toffee
Potassium 51mg 39mg Toffee
Sodium 135mg 572mg Toffee
Zinc 0.12mg 0.04mg Toffee
Copper 0.003mg 0.007mg Sugar substitute
Manganese 0.002mg 0.022mg Sugar substitute
Selenium 0.8µg Toffee
Vitamin A 1152IU Toffee
Vitamin A RAE 319µg Toffee
Vitamin E 0.94mg Toffee
Vitamin C 0.2mg Toffee
Vitamin B1 0.008mg 0.015mg Sugar substitute
Vitamin B2 0.068mg 0.015mg Toffee
Vitamin B3 0.029mg Toffee
Vitamin B5 0.134mg 0.08mg Toffee
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0.015mg Sugar substitute
Folate 2µg Toffee
Vitamin B12 0.11µg Toffee
Vitamin K 2.8µg Toffee
Cholesterol 104mg Sugar substitute
Trans Fat 0.674g Sugar substitute
Saturated Fat 20.565g Sugar substitute
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 Sugar substitute
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%
Sugar substitute
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Toffee
36%
Sugar substitute

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Toffee
Toffee contains less Sodium (difference - 437mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Toffee
Toffee is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Sugar (difference - 59.44g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 104mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 20.565g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute 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. Sugar substitute - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170675/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.