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Tootsie roll vs. Fudge — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Tootsie roll and Fudge

  • Tootsie roll has more Vitamin K, however, Fudge has more Copper, Manganese, Iron, Zinc, Fiber, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Fudge is 27% higher.
  • Fudge has 7 times less Vitamin K than Tootsie roll. Tootsie roll has 9.6µg of Vitamin K, while Fudge has 1.4µg.
  • Tootsie roll is lower in Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Candies, TOOTSIE ROLL, chocolate-flavor roll and Candies, fudge, chocolate, prepared-from-recipe.

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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 +36.1%
Contains more Iron +121.3%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.6%
Contains more Potassium +15.5%
Contains more Zinc +177.5%
Contains more Copper +153.1%
Contains more Manganese +797.9%
Contains more Selenium +13.6%
Equal in Sodium - 45
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 15% 67% 26% 31% 12% 6% 31% 110% 56% 14%
Contains more Calcium +36.1%
Contains more Iron +121.3%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.6%
Contains more Potassium +15.5%
Contains more Zinc +177.5%
Contains more Copper +153.1%
Contains more Manganese +797.9%
Contains more Selenium +13.6%
Equal in Sodium - 45

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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Fudge
Contains more Vitamin E +261.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.1%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +585.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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 10% 4% 0% 0% 7% 20% 4% 9% 3% 3% 12% 6% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +261.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.1%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +585.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +14.8%
Contains more Protein +50.3%
Contains more Fats +214.5%
Contains more Water +46.6%
Contains more Other +39.7%
3% 88% 7%
Protein: 1.59 g
Fats: 3.31 g
Carbs: 87.73 g
Water: 6.69 g
Other: 0.68 g
2% 10% 76% 10%
Protein: 2.39 g
Fats: 10.41 g
Carbs: 76.44 g
Water: 9.81 g
Other: 0.95 g
Contains more Carbs +14.8%
Contains more Protein +50.3%
Contains more Fats +214.5%
Contains more Water +46.6%
Contains more Other +39.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -85%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +52.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +40.2%
31% 61% 8%
Saturated Fat: 0.967 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.929 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.266 g
66% 30% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.448 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.943 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.373 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -85%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +52.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +40.2%

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 Fudge
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tootsie roll Fudge Opinion
Net carbs 87.63g 74.74g Tootsie roll
Protein 1.59g 2.39g Fudge
Fats 3.31g 10.41g Fudge
Carbs 87.73g 76.44g Tootsie roll
Calories 387kcal 411kcal Fudge
Starch 15.3g Tootsie roll
Fructose 0.4g Tootsie roll
Sugar 56.32g 73.12g Tootsie roll
Fiber 0.1g 1.7g Fudge
Calcium 36mg 49mg Fudge
Iron 0.8mg 1.77mg Fudge
Magnesium 22mg 36mg Fudge
Phosphorus 57mg 71mg Fudge
Potassium 116mg 134mg Fudge
Sodium 44mg 45mg Tootsie roll
Zinc 0.4mg 1.11mg Fudge
Copper 0.13mg 0.329mg Fudge
Manganese 0.047mg 0.422mg Fudge
Selenium 2.2µg 2.5µg Fudge
Vitamin A 0IU 159IU Fudge
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 44µg Fudge
Vitamin E 0.65mg 0.18mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B1 0.056mg 0.026mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.085mg Fudge
Vitamin B3 0.21mg 0.176mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.14mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B6 0.01mg 0.012mg Fudge
Folate 9µg 4µg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.09µg Fudge
Choline 10mg Fudge
Vitamin K 9.6µg 1.4µg 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 14mg Tootsie roll
Trans Fat 0.165g Tootsie roll
Saturated Fat 0.967g 6.448g Tootsie roll
Monounsaturated Fat 1.929g 2.943g Fudge
Polyunsaturated fat 0.266g 0.373g Fudge
Omega-3 - ALA 0.016g Tootsie roll

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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
6%
Fudge
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Tootsie roll
36%
Fudge

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is lower in Sugar (difference - 16.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.481g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is lower in glycemic index (difference - 49)
Which food is cheaper?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fudge
Fudge is relatively richer in minerals
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. Fudge - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167987/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.