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Twix vs. Maple syrup — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Twix and Maple syrup

  • Twix has more Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B1, and Selenium, while Maple syrup has more Manganese, and Vitamin B2.
  • Maple syrup covers your daily need of Manganese 115% more than Twix.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Maple syrup is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, TWIX Caramel Cookie Bars and Syrups, maple.

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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 +636.4%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +5150%
Contains more Copper +994.4%
Contains more Selenium +616.7%
Contains more Potassium +14%
Contains less Sodium -93.9%
Contains more Zinc +38.7%
Contains more Manganese +965.2%
Equal in Calcium - 102
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 31% 4.1% 15% 0.86% 19% 1.6% 40% 6% 379% 3.3%
Contains more Iron +636.4%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +5150%
Contains more Copper +994.4%
Contains more Selenium +616.7%
Contains more Potassium +14%
Contains less Sodium -93.9%
Contains more Zinc +38.7%
Contains more Manganese +965.2%
Equal in Calcium - 102

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
11
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1269.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +636.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1150%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +1206.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +510.6%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 17% 293% 1.5% 2.2% 0.46% 0% 0% 0.87% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1269.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +636.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1150%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +1206.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +510.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +12175%
Contains more Fats +41316.7%
Contains more Other +157.4%
Contains more Water +665.7%
Equal in Carbs - 67.04
5% 25% 65% 4%
Protein: 4.91 g
Fats: 24.85 g
Carbs: 64.8 g
Water: 4.23 g
Other: 1.21 g
67% 32%
Protein: 0.04 g
Fats: 0.06 g
Carbs: 67.04 g
Water: 32.39 g
Other: 0.47 g
Contains more Protein +12175%
Contains more Fats +41316.7%
Contains more Other +157.4%
Contains more Water +665.7%
Equal in Carbs - 67.04

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +27063.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3594.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -100%
84% 13% 3%
Saturated Fat: 18.96 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.988 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.628 g
20% 31% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.007 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.017 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +27063.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3594.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -100%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Twix Maple syrup Opinion
Net carbs 63.7g 67.04g Maple syrup
Protein 4.91g 0.04g Twix
Fats 24.85g 0.06g Twix
Carbs 64.8g 67.04g Maple syrup
Calories 502kcal 260kcal Twix
Fructose 0.52g Maple syrup
Sugar 48.25g 60.46g Twix
Fiber 1.1g 0g Twix
Calcium 106mg 102mg Twix
Iron 0.81mg 0.11mg Twix
Magnesium 27mg 21mg Twix
Phosphorus 105mg 2mg Twix
Potassium 186mg 212mg Maple syrup
Sodium 198mg 12mg Maple syrup
Zinc 1.06mg 1.47mg Maple syrup
Copper 0.197mg 0.018mg Twix
Manganese 0.273mg 2.908mg Maple syrup
Selenium 4.3µg 0.6µg Twix
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 0.066mg Twix
Vitamin B2 0.208mg 1.27mg Maple syrup
Vitamin B3 1.109mg 0.081mg Twix
Vitamin B5 0.265mg 0.036mg Twix
Vitamin B6 0.025mg 0.002mg Twix
Folate 26µg 0µg Twix
Vitamin B12 0.33µg 0µg Twix
Choline 20.9mg 1.6mg Twix
Vitamin K 5.6µg 0µg Twix
Cholesterol 7mg 0mg Maple syrup
Trans Fat 0.342g Maple syrup
Saturated Fat 18.96g 0.007g Maple syrup
Monounsaturated Fat 2.988g 0.011g Twix
Polyunsaturated fat 0.628g 0.017g Twix

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Twix Maple syrup
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
24%
Maple syrup
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
32%
Twix
50%
Maple syrup

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Twix
Twix is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.21g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Twix
Twix is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Twix
Twix is cheaper (difference - $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 contains less Sodium?
Maple syrup
Maple syrup contains less Sodium (difference - 186mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Maple syrup
Maple syrup is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maple syrup
Maple syrup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.953g)

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. Maple syrup - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169661/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.