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Twix vs. Toffee — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Twix and Toffee

  • Twix has more Copper, Vitamin B1, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Iron, Vitamin B12, and Zinc, while Toffee has more Vitamin A RAE.
  • Toffee covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 33% more than Twix.
  • Twix contains 137 times more Manganese than Toffee. While Twix contains 0.273mg of Manganese, Toffee contains only 0.002mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Twix is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, TWIX Caramel Cookie Bars and Candies, toffee, 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.
Twix
9
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1
Toffee
Contains more Calcium +211.8%
Contains more Iron +2600%
Contains more Magnesium +575%
Contains more Phosphorus +228.1%
Contains more Potassium +264.7%
Contains more Zinc +783.3%
Contains more Copper +6466.7%
Contains more Manganese +13550%
Contains more Selenium +437.5%
Contains less Sodium -31.8%
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 11% 2% 3% 14% 5% 18% 4% 1% 1% 5%
Contains more Calcium +211.8%
Contains more Iron +2600%
Contains more Magnesium +575%
Contains more Phosphorus +228.1%
Contains more Potassium +264.7%
Contains more Zinc +783.3%
Contains more Copper +6466.7%
Contains more Manganese +13550%
Contains more Selenium +437.5%
Contains less Sodium -31.8%

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
11
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2
Toffee
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1837.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +205.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3724.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.8%
Contains more Folate +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +1619.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +27%
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 70% 19% 0% 1% 2% 16% 1% 9% 3% 2% 14% 0% 7%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1837.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +205.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3724.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.8%
Contains more Folate +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +1619.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +27%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Twix
4
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1
Toffee
Contains more Protein +358.9%
Contains more Water +669.1%
Contains more Other +33%
Contains more Fats +31.8%
Equal in Carbs - 64.72
5% 25% 65% 4%
Protein: 4.91 g
Fats: 24.85 g
Carbs: 64.8 g
Water: 4.23 g
Other: 1.21 g
33% 65%
Protein: 1.07 g
Fats: 32.75 g
Carbs: 64.72 g
Water: 0.55 g
Other: 0.91 g
Contains more Protein +358.9%
Contains more Water +669.1%
Contains more Other +33%
Contains more Fats +31.8%
Equal in Carbs - 64.72

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Twix
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2
Toffee
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +200%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +94.6%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 20.565
84% 13% 3%
Saturated Fat: 18.96 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.988 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.628 g
67% 29% 4%
Saturated Fat: 20.565 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.964 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.222 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +200%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +94.6%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 20.565

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Twix Toffee
Lower in Sugar 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 Sodium ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Twix Toffee Opinion
Net carbs 63.7g 64.72g Toffee
Protein 4.91g 1.07g Twix
Fats 24.85g 32.75g Toffee
Carbs 64.8g 64.72g Twix
Calories 502kcal 560kcal Toffee
Sugar 48.25g 63.47g Twix
Fiber 1.1g 0g Twix
Calcium 106mg 34mg Twix
Iron 0.81mg 0.03mg Twix
Magnesium 27mg 4mg Twix
Phosphorus 105mg 32mg Twix
Potassium 186mg 51mg Twix
Sodium 198mg 135mg Toffee
Zinc 1.06mg 0.12mg Twix
Copper 0.197mg 0.003mg Twix
Manganese 0.273mg 0.002mg Twix
Selenium 4.3µg 0.8µg Twix
Vitamin A 67IU 1152IU Toffee
Vitamin A RAE 20µg 319µg Toffee
Vitamin E 0.74mg 0.94mg Toffee
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0.2mg Twix
Vitamin B1 0.155mg 0.008mg Twix
Vitamin B2 0.208mg 0.068mg Twix
Vitamin B3 1.109mg 0.029mg Twix
Vitamin B5 0.265mg 0.134mg Twix
Vitamin B6 0.025mg 0.009mg Twix
Folate 26µg 2µg Twix
Vitamin B12 0.33µg 0.11µg Twix
Choline 20.9mg Twix
Vitamin K 5.6µg 2.8µg Twix
Cholesterol 7mg 104mg Twix
Trans Fat 0.342g 0.674g Twix
Saturated Fat 18.96g 20.565g Twix
Monounsaturated Fat 2.988g 8.964g Toffee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.628g 1.222g Toffee
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.445g Toffee
Omega-3 - ALA 0.065g Toffee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Twix Toffee
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
11%
Toffee
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
32%
Twix
6%
Toffee

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Twix
Twix is lower in Sugar (difference - 15.22g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Twix
Twix is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 97mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Twix
Twix is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.605g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Twix
Twix is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Twix
Twix is cheaper (difference - $2)
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?
Toffee
Toffee contains less Sodium (difference - 63mg)

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. Toffee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169671/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.