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Tootsie roll vs. Bit-o-honey — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Tootsie roll and Bit-o-honey

  • Bit-o-honey has less Copper, Vitamin K, Iron, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Bit-o-honey's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 23% more.
  • Bit-o-honey is lower in Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Candies, TOOTSIE ROLL, chocolate-flavor roll and Candies, NESTLE, BIT-O'-HONEY Candy Chews.

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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 Iron +300%
Contains more Magnesium +214.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.6%
Contains more Potassium +163.6%
Contains less Sodium -85.1%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Manganese +23.7%
Contains more Selenium +69.2%
Contains more Zinc +22.5%
Equal in Calcium - 35
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 30% 16% 24% 10% 5.7% 11% 43% 6.1% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 7.5% 5% 12% 3.9% 38% 13% 8.7% 5% 7.1%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Magnesium +214.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.6%
Contains more Potassium +163.6%
Contains less Sodium -85.1%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Manganese +23.7%
Contains more Selenium +69.2%
Contains more Zinc +22.5%
Equal in Calcium - 35

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.
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Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +204.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +253.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.06
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.009
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% 13% 0% 0% 14% 16% 3.9% 17% 2.3% 6.8% 0% 0% 24%
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% 6% 0% 2.7% 15% 10% 1.3% 4.9% 2.1% 1.5% 7.5% 1.4% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +204.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +253.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.06
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.009

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +25.8%
Contains more Fats +126.6%
Contains more Water +24.1%
Contains more Other +92.6%
Equal in Carbs - 80.89
3% 88% 7%
Protein: 1.59 g
Fats: 3.31 g
Carbs: 87.73 g
Water: 6.69 g
Other: 0.68 g
2% 8% 81% 8%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 7.5 g
Carbs: 80.89 g
Water: 8.3 g
Other: 1.31 g
Contains more Protein +25.8%
Contains more Fats +126.6%
Contains more Water +24.1%
Contains more Other +92.6%
Equal in Carbs - 80.89

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +87.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +27.1%
31% 61% 8%
Saturated Fat: 0.967 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.929 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.266 g
80% 15% 5%
Saturated Fat: 5.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.03 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.338 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +87.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +27.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tootsie roll Bit-o-honey Opinion
Net carbs 87.63g 80.69g Tootsie roll
Protein 1.59g 2g Bit-o-honey
Fats 3.31g 7.5g Bit-o-honey
Carbs 87.73g 80.89g Tootsie roll
Calories 387kcal 375kcal Tootsie roll
Starch 15.3g Tootsie roll
Fructose 0.4g Tootsie roll
Sugar 56.32g 48g Bit-o-honey
Fiber 0.1g 0.2g Bit-o-honey
Calcium 36mg 35mg Tootsie roll
Iron 0.8mg 0.2mg Tootsie roll
Magnesium 22mg 7mg Tootsie roll
Phosphorus 57mg 28mg Tootsie roll
Potassium 116mg 44mg Tootsie roll
Sodium 44mg 295mg Tootsie roll
Zinc 0.4mg 0.49mg Bit-o-honey
Copper 0.13mg 0.026mg Tootsie roll
Manganese 0.047mg 0.038mg Tootsie roll
Selenium 2.2µg 1.3µg Tootsie roll
Vitamin E 0.65mg 0.3mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin C 0mg 0.8mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin B1 0.056mg 0.06mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.044mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B3 0.21mg 0.069mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.082mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B6 0.01mg 0.009mg Tootsie roll
Folate 9µg 2µg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.06µg Bit-o-honey
Choline 2.5mg Bit-o-honey
Vitamin K 9.6µg 0µg Tootsie roll
Tryptophan 0.19mg Tootsie roll
Threonine 0.04mg Tootsie roll
Isoleucine 0.06mg Tootsie roll
Leucine 0.11mg Tootsie roll
Lysine 0.09mg Tootsie roll
Methionine 0.01mg Tootsie roll
Phenylalanine 0.05mg Tootsie roll
Valine 0.08mg Tootsie roll
Histidine 0.03mg Tootsie roll
Cholesterol 2mg 0mg Bit-o-honey
Saturated Fat 0.967g 5.5g Tootsie roll
Monounsaturated Fat 1.929g 1.03g Tootsie roll
Polyunsaturated fat 0.266g 0.338g Bit-o-honey
Omega-3 - ALA 0.016g Tootsie roll

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tootsie roll Bit-o-honey
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
8%
Tootsie roll
4%
Bit-o-honey
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Tootsie roll
11%
Bit-o-honey

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll contains less Sodium (difference - 251mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.533g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bit-o-honey
Bit-o-honey is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.32g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bit-o-honey
Bit-o-honey is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Tootsie roll - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167971/nutrients
  2. Bit-o-honey - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167564/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.