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Tootsie roll vs. Candy bar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Tootsie roll and Candy bar

  • Tootsie roll contains less Vitamin B6, Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Zinc, Vitamin E , Magnesium, and Folate than Candy bar.
  • Candy bar's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 11768% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Candies, TOOTSIE ROLL, chocolate-flavor roll and Candies, peanut bar.

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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 less Sodium -71.8%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Iron +21.3%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +440.4%
Contains more Potassium +250.9%
Contains more Zinc +885%
Contains more Copper +495.4%
Contains more Manganese +2544.7%
Contains more Selenium +113.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 30% 16% 25% 11% 6% 11% 44% 7% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 37% 79% 132% 36% 21% 108% 258% 163% 26%
Contains less Sodium -71.8%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Iron +21.3%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +440.4%
Contains more Potassium +250.9%
Contains more Zinc +885%
Contains more Copper +495.4%
Contains more Manganese +2544.7%
Contains more Selenium +113.6%

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 K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +530.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3672.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +186.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1529900%
Contains more Folate +733.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 14% 0% 0% 14% 17% 4% 18% 3% 7% 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% 82% 0% 0% 25% 33% 149% 50% 35308% 57% 0% 17% 0%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +530.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3672.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +186.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1529900%
Contains more Folate +733.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +85.1%
Contains more Water +318.1%
Contains more Protein +874.8%
Contains more Fats +918.1%
Contains more Other +164.7%
3% 88% 7%
Protein: 1.59 g
Fats: 3.31 g
Carbs: 87.73 g
Water: 6.69 g
Other: 0.68 g
16% 34% 47% 2%
Protein: 15.5 g
Fats: 33.7 g
Carbs: 47.4 g
Water: 1.6 g
Other: 1.8 g
Contains more Carbs +85.1%
Contains more Water +318.1%
Contains more Protein +874.8%
Contains more Fats +918.1%
Contains more Other +164.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +766.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3903.8%
31% 61% 8%
Saturated Fat: 0.967 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.929 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.266 g
15% 52% 33%
Saturated Fat: 4.678 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 16.721 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 10.65 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +766.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3903.8%

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 Candy bar
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tootsie roll Candy bar Opinion
Net carbs 87.63g 43.3g Tootsie roll
Protein 1.59g 15.5g Candy bar
Fats 3.31g 33.7g Candy bar
Carbs 87.73g 47.4g Tootsie roll
Calories 387kcal 522kcal Candy bar
Starch 15.3g Tootsie roll
Fructose 0.4g Tootsie roll
Sugar 56.32g 42.22g Candy bar
Fiber 0.1g 4.1g Candy bar
Calcium 36mg 78mg Candy bar
Iron 0.8mg 0.97mg Candy bar
Magnesium 22mg 110mg Candy bar
Phosphorus 57mg 308mg Candy bar
Potassium 116mg 407mg Candy bar
Sodium 44mg 156mg Tootsie roll
Zinc 0.4mg 3.94mg Candy bar
Copper 0.13mg 0.774mg Candy bar
Manganese 0.047mg 1.243mg Candy bar
Selenium 2.2µg 4.7µg Candy bar
Vitamin E 0.65mg 4.1mg Candy bar
Vitamin B1 0.056mg 0.1mg Candy bar
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.14mg Candy bar
Vitamin B3 0.21mg 7.922mg Candy bar
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.83mg Candy bar
Vitamin B6 0.01mg 153mg Candy bar
Folate 9µg 75µg Candy bar
Choline 29.4mg Candy bar
Vitamin K 9.6µg 0µg Tootsie roll
Tryptophan 0.19mg 0.149mg Tootsie roll
Threonine 0.04mg 0.52mg Candy bar
Isoleucine 0.06mg 0.534mg Candy bar
Leucine 0.11mg 0.986mg Candy bar
Lysine 0.09mg 0.545mg Candy bar
Methionine 0.01mg 0.185mg Candy bar
Phenylalanine 0.05mg 0.787mg Candy bar
Valine 0.08mg 0.638mg Candy bar
Histidine 0.03mg 0.385mg Candy bar
Cholesterol 2mg 0mg Candy bar
Saturated Fat 0.967g 4.678g Tootsie roll
Monounsaturated Fat 1.929g 16.721g Candy bar
Polyunsaturated fat 0.266g 10.65g Candy bar
Omega-3 - ALA 0.016g Tootsie roll

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tootsie roll Candy bar
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
8%
Tootsie roll
2748%
Candy bar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Tootsie roll
88%
Candy bar

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll contains less Sodium (difference - 112mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.711g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Candy bar
Candy bar is lower in Sugar (difference - 14.1g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Candy bar
Candy bar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Candy bar
Candy bar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Candy bar
Candy bar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Candy bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169585/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.