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Twix vs. Gelatin dessert — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Twix and Gelatin dessert

  • Twix has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Manganese, Calcium, Zinc, Copper, and Iron than Gelatin dessert.
  • Twix's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 95% more.
  • Gelatin dessert contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, TWIX Caramel Cookie Bars and Gelatin desserts, dry mix.

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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 +3433.3%
Contains more Iron +523.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1250%
Contains more Potassium +2557.1%
Contains less Sodium -57.5%
Contains more Zinc +10500%
Contains more Copper +66.9%
Contains more Manganese +2381.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.3%
Contains more Selenium +55.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 32% 31% 20% 45% 17% 26% 29% 66% 36% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 5% 2% 61% 1% 61% 1% 40% 2% 37%
Contains more Calcium +3433.3%
Contains more Iron +523.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1250%
Contains more Potassium +2557.1%
Contains less Sodium -57.5%
Contains more Zinc +10500%
Contains more Copper +66.9%
Contains more Manganese +2381.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.3%
Contains more Selenium +55.8%

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
12
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +5066.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +407.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12222.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1792.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2400%
Contains more Folate +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +497.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 15% 0% 2% 39% 48% 21% 16% 6% 20% 42% 12% 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 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 10% 1% 1% 1% 3% 0% 2% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +5066.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +407.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12222.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1792.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2400%
Contains more Folate +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +497.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +323%
Contains more Other +72.9%
Contains more Protein +58.9%
Contains more Carbs +39.7%
5% 25% 65% 4%
Protein: 4.91 g
Fats: 24.85 g
Carbs: 64.8 g
Water: 4.23 g
Other: 1.21 g
8% 91%
Protein: 7.8 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 90.5 g
Water: 1 g
Other: 0.7 g
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +323%
Contains more Other +72.9%
Contains more Protein +58.9%
Contains more Carbs +39.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Twix Gelatin dessert Opinion
Net carbs 63.7g 90.5g Gelatin dessert
Protein 4.91g 7.8g Gelatin dessert
Fats 24.85g 0g Twix
Carbs 64.8g 90.5g Gelatin dessert
Calories 502kcal 381kcal Twix
Sugar 48.25g 86.04g Twix
Fiber 1.1g 0g Twix
Calcium 106mg 3mg Twix
Iron 0.81mg 0.13mg Twix
Magnesium 27mg 2mg Twix
Phosphorus 105mg 141mg Gelatin dessert
Potassium 186mg 7mg Twix
Sodium 198mg 466mg Twix
Zinc 1.06mg 0.01mg Twix
Copper 0.197mg 0.118mg Twix
Manganese 0.273mg 0.011mg Twix
Selenium 4.3µg 6.7µg Gelatin dessert
Vitamin A 67IU 0IU Twix
Vitamin A RAE 20µg 0µg Twix
Vitamin E 0.74mg 0mg Twix
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0mg Twix
Vitamin B1 0.155mg 0.003mg Twix
Vitamin B2 0.208mg 0.041mg Twix
Vitamin B3 1.109mg 0.009mg Twix
Vitamin B5 0.265mg 0.014mg Twix
Vitamin B6 0.025mg 0.001mg Twix
Folate 26µg 3µg Twix
Vitamin B12 0.33µg 0µg Twix
Choline 20.9mg 3.5mg Twix
Vitamin K 5.6µg 0µg Twix
Threonine 0.151mg Gelatin dessert
Isoleucine 0.118mg Gelatin dessert
Leucine 0.251mg Gelatin dessert
Lysine 0.354mg Gelatin dessert
Methionine 0.062mg Gelatin dessert
Phenylalanine 0.177mg Gelatin dessert
Valine 0.213mg Gelatin dessert
Histidine 0.068mg Gelatin dessert
Cholesterol 7mg 0mg Gelatin dessert
Trans Fat 0.342g Gelatin dessert
Saturated Fat 18.96g 0g Gelatin dessert
Monounsaturated Fat 2.988g 0g Twix
Polyunsaturated fat 0.628g 0g Twix

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Twix Gelatin dessert
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%
Gelatin dessert
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
32%
Twix
21%
Gelatin dessert

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Twix
Twix is lower in Sugar (difference - 37.79g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Twix
Twix contains less Sodium (difference - 268mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Twix
Twix is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
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 Cholesterol?
Gelatin dessert
Gelatin dessert is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gelatin dessert
Gelatin dessert is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.96g)
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. Twix - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168768/nutrients
  2. Gelatin dessert - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168775/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.