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Twix vs. Butterscotch — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Twix and Butterscotch

  • Twix is richer than Butterscotch in Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, Manganese, Calcium, Iron, and Zinc.
  • Twix covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 84% more than Butterscotch.
  • Butterscotch is lower in Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, TWIX Caramel Cookie Bars and Candies, butterscotch.

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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 +2550%
Contains more Iron +8000%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +10400%
Contains more Potassium +6100%
Contains less Sodium -49.4%
Contains more Zinc +1077.8%
Contains more Copper +19600%
Contains more Manganese +27200%
Contains more Selenium +616.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 32% 30% 19% 45% 16% 26% 29% 66% 36% 23%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1.2% 0.38% 0% 0.43% 0.26% 51% 2.5% 0.33% 0.13% 3.3%
Contains more Calcium +2550%
Contains more Iron +8000%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +10400%
Contains more Potassium +6100%
Contains less Sodium -49.4%
Contains more Zinc +1077.8%
Contains more Copper +19600%
Contains more Manganese +27200%
Contains more Selenium +616.7%

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.
Twix
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Contains more Vitamin E +722.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1191.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55350%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +6525%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +2512.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1766.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +49.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 15% 0% 2% 39% 48% 21% 16% 5.8% 20% 41% 11% 14%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 1.8% 0% 0% 3% 3.7% 0.04% 0.24% 0% 0% 0% 0.44% 0.75%
Contains more Vitamin E +722.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1191.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55350%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +6525%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +2512.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1766.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +49.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +16266.7%
Contains more Fats +653%
Contains more Other +18.6%
Contains more Carbs +39.5%
Contains more Water +24.1%
5% 25% 65% 4%
Protein: 4.91 g
Fats: 24.85 g
Carbs: 64.8 g
Water: 4.23 g
Other: 1.21 g
3% 90% 5%
Protein: 0.03 g
Fats: 3.3 g
Carbs: 90.4 g
Water: 5.25 g
Other: 1.02 g
Contains more Protein +16266.7%
Contains more Fats +653%
Contains more Other +18.6%
Contains more Carbs +39.5%
Contains more Water +24.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +253.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +414.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.1%
84% 13% 3%
Saturated Fat: 18.96 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.988 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.628 g
68% 28% 4%
Saturated Fat: 2.065 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.845 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.122 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +253.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +414.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Twix Butterscotch
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Twix Butterscotch Opinion
Net carbs 63.7g 90.4g Butterscotch
Protein 4.91g 0.03g Twix
Fats 24.85g 3.3g Twix
Carbs 64.8g 90.4g Butterscotch
Calories 502kcal 391kcal Twix
Sugar 48.25g 80.46g Twix
Fiber 1.1g 0g Twix
Calcium 106mg 4mg Twix
Iron 0.81mg 0.01mg Twix
Magnesium 27mg 0mg Twix
Phosphorus 105mg 1mg Twix
Potassium 186mg 3mg Twix
Sodium 198mg 391mg Twix
Zinc 1.06mg 0.09mg Twix
Copper 0.197mg 0.001mg Twix
Manganese 0.273mg 0.001mg Twix
Selenium 4.3µg 0.6µg Twix
Vitamin A 67IU 100IU Butterscotch
Vitamin A RAE 20µg 28µg Butterscotch
Vitamin E 0.74mg 0.09mg Twix
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0mg Twix
Vitamin B1 0.155mg 0.012mg Twix
Vitamin B2 0.208mg 0.016mg Twix
Vitamin B3 1.109mg 0.002mg Twix
Vitamin B5 0.265mg 0.004mg Twix
Vitamin B6 0.025mg 0mg Twix
Folate 26µg 0µg Twix
Vitamin B12 0.33µg 0µg Twix
Choline 20.9mg 0.8mg Twix
Vitamin K 5.6µg 0.3µg Twix
Cholesterol 7mg 9mg Twix
Trans Fat 0.342g Butterscotch
Saturated Fat 18.96g 2.065g Butterscotch
Monounsaturated Fat 2.988g 0.845g Twix
Polyunsaturated fat 0.628g 0.122g Twix

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Twix Butterscotch
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
18%
Twix
1%
Butterscotch
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
32%
Twix
6%
Butterscotch

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Twix
Twix is lower in Sugar (difference - 32.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Twix
Twix contains less Sodium (difference - 193mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Twix
Twix is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Twix
Twix is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Twix
Twix is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
Butterscotch
Butterscotch is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.895g)

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. Twix - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168768/nutrients
  2. Butterscotch - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167972/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.