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Tootsie roll vs. Snickers — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Tootsie roll and Snickers

  • Tootsie roll has less Fiber, and Calcium than Snickers.
  • Snickers covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 59% more than Tootsie roll.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Candies, TOOTSIE ROLL, chocolate-flavor roll and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, SNICKERS CRUNCHER.

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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 +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -76.7%
Contains more Calcium +150%
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 27% 26% 0% 0% 0% 25% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -76.7%
Contains more Calcium +150%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 8% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +39.6%
Contains more Water +49.7%
Contains more Protein +331.4%
Contains more Fats +636.6%
Contains more Other +111.8%
3% 88% 7%
Protein: 1.59 g
Fats: 3.31 g
Carbs: 87.73 g
Water: 6.69 g
Other: 0.68 g
7% 24% 63% 4%
Protein: 6.86 g
Fats: 24.38 g
Carbs: 62.85 g
Water: 4.47 g
Other: 1.44 g
Contains more Carbs +39.6%
Contains more Water +49.7%
Contains more Protein +331.4%
Contains more Fats +636.6%
Contains more Other +111.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.4%
31% 61% 8%
Saturated Fat: 0.967 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.929 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.266 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 12.703 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.4%

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 Snickers
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 ok
Lower in Sugar ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tootsie roll Snickers Opinion
Net carbs 87.63g 60.95g Tootsie roll
Protein 1.59g 6.86g Snickers
Fats 3.31g 24.38g Snickers
Carbs 87.73g 62.85g Tootsie roll
Calories 387kcal 488kcal Snickers
Starch 15.3g Tootsie roll
Fructose 0.4g Tootsie roll
Sugar 56.32g 46.54g Snickers
Fiber 0.1g 1.9g Snickers
Calcium 36mg 90mg Snickers
Iron 0.8mg 0.68mg Tootsie roll
Magnesium 22mg Tootsie roll
Phosphorus 57mg Tootsie roll
Potassium 116mg Tootsie roll
Sodium 44mg 189mg Tootsie roll
Zinc 0.4mg Tootsie roll
Copper 0.13mg Tootsie roll
Manganese 0.047mg Tootsie roll
Selenium 2.2µg Tootsie roll
Vitamin A 0IU 120IU Snickers
Vitamin E 0.65mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin C 0mg 0.5mg Snickers
Vitamin B1 0.056mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B2 0.07mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B3 0.21mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B5 0.29mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B6 0.01mg Tootsie roll
Folate 9µg Tootsie roll
Vitamin K 9.6µg 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 9mg Tootsie roll
Trans Fat 0.394g Tootsie roll
Saturated Fat 0.967g 12.703g Tootsie roll
Monounsaturated Fat 1.929g Tootsie roll
Polyunsaturated fat 0.266g Tootsie roll
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 Snickers
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
1%
Snickers
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Tootsie roll
8%
Snickers

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll contains less Sodium (difference - 145mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.736g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
Which food is cheaper?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Snickers
Snickers is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.78g)

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. Snickers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169663/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.