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Toffee vs. Twix — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Toffee and Twix

  • Toffee has more Vitamin A RAE, while Twix has more Copper, Vitamin B1, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Iron, Vitamin B12, and Zinc.
  • Toffee covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 33% more than Twix.
  • Toffee contains 15 times more Cholesterol than Twix. While Toffee contains 104mg of Cholesterol, Twix contains only 7mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Candies, toffee, prepared-from-recipe and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, TWIX Caramel Cookie Bars.

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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
1
:
9
Twix
Contains less Sodium -31.8%
Contains more Calcium +211.8%
Contains more Iron +2600%
Contains more Magnesium +575%
Contains more Phosphorus +228.1%
Contains more Potassium +264.7%
Contains more Zinc +783.3%
Contains more Copper +6466.7%
Contains more Manganese +13550%
Contains more Selenium +437.5%
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 32% 30% 19% 45% 16% 26% 29% 66% 36% 23%
Contains less Sodium -31.8%
Contains more Calcium +211.8%
Contains more Iron +2600%
Contains more Magnesium +575%
Contains more Phosphorus +228.1%
Contains more Potassium +264.7%
Contains more Zinc +783.3%
Contains more Copper +6466.7%
Contains more Manganese +13550%
Contains more Selenium +437.5%

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
2
:
11
Twix
Contains more Vitamin A +1619.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +27%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1837.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +205.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3724.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.8%
Contains more Folate +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
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 4% 15% 0% 2% 39% 48% 21% 16% 5.8% 20% 41% 11% 14%
Contains more Vitamin A +1619.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +27%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1837.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +205.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3724.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.8%
Contains more Folate +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Toffee
1
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4
Twix
Contains more Fats +31.8%
Contains more Protein +358.9%
Contains more Water +669.1%
Contains more Other +33%
Equal in Carbs - 64.8
33% 65%
Protein: 1.07 g
Fats: 32.75 g
Carbs: 64.72 g
Water: 0.55 g
Other: 0.91 g
5% 25% 65% 4%
Protein: 4.91 g
Fats: 24.85 g
Carbs: 64.8 g
Water: 4.23 g
Other: 1.21 g
Contains more Fats +31.8%
Contains more Protein +358.9%
Contains more Water +669.1%
Contains more Other +33%
Equal in Carbs - 64.8

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Toffee
2
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1
Twix
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +200%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +94.6%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 18.96
67% 29% 4%
Saturated Fat: 20.565 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.964 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.222 g
84% 13% 3%
Saturated Fat: 18.96 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.988 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.628 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +200%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +94.6%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 18.96

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Toffee Twix
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 ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Toffee Twix Opinion
Net carbs 64.72g 63.7g Toffee
Protein 1.07g 4.91g Twix
Fats 32.75g 24.85g Toffee
Carbs 64.72g 64.8g Twix
Calories 560kcal 502kcal Toffee
Sugar 63.47g 48.25g Twix
Fiber 0g 1.1g Twix
Calcium 34mg 106mg Twix
Iron 0.03mg 0.81mg Twix
Magnesium 4mg 27mg Twix
Phosphorus 32mg 105mg Twix
Potassium 51mg 186mg Twix
Sodium 135mg 198mg Toffee
Zinc 0.12mg 1.06mg Twix
Copper 0.003mg 0.197mg Twix
Manganese 0.002mg 0.273mg Twix
Selenium 0.8µg 4.3µg Twix
Vitamin A 1152IU 67IU Toffee
Vitamin A RAE 319µg 20µg Toffee
Vitamin E 0.94mg 0.74mg Toffee
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0.6mg Twix
Vitamin B1 0.008mg 0.155mg Twix
Vitamin B2 0.068mg 0.208mg Twix
Vitamin B3 0.029mg 1.109mg Twix
Vitamin B5 0.134mg 0.265mg Twix
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0.025mg Twix
Folate 2µg 26µg Twix
Vitamin B12 0.11µg 0.33µg Twix
Choline 20.9mg Twix
Vitamin K 2.8µg 5.6µg Twix
Cholesterol 104mg 7mg Twix
Trans Fat 0.674g 0.342g Twix
Saturated Fat 20.565g 18.96g Twix
Monounsaturated Fat 8.964g 2.988g Toffee
Polyunsaturated fat 1.222g 0.628g 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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ok
is better in case of low diet
Toffee Twix
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
18%
Twix
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Toffee
32%
Twix

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Twix
Twix is lower in Sugar (difference - 15.22g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Twix
Twix is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 97mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Twix
Twix is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.605g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Twix
Twix is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Twix
Twix is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Twix
Twix is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Twix
Twix is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Toffee
Toffee contains less Sodium (difference - 63mg)

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. Twix - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168768/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.