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Twizzlers vs. Nougat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Twizzlers and Nougat different?

  • Twizzlers are richer in Monounsaturated Fat, while Nougat is higher in Fiber.
  • Nougat covers your daily need of Fiber 11% more than Twizzlers.
  • Nougat is lower in Sodium.

Candies, TWIZZLERS NIBS CHERRY BITS and Candies, nougat, with almonds types were used in this article.

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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.
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Nougat
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Iron +110.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +129.2%
Contains more Potassium +183.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 11% 0% 11% 4% 26% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 23% 23% 24% 10% 5% 12% 45% 40% 15%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Iron +110.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +129.2%
Contains more Potassium +183.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.1%

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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Nougat
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 56% 0% 1% 4% 35% 9% 4% 5% 4% 2% 3% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +58.1%
Contains more Water +597.7%
Contains more Other +50%
Contains more Protein +44.8%
Contains more Carbs +16.4%
2% 3% 79% 15%
Protein: 2.3 g
Fats: 2.64 g
Carbs: 79.37 g
Water: 15 g
Other: 0.69 g
3% 2% 92% 2%
Protein: 3.33 g
Fats: 1.67 g
Carbs: 92.39 g
Water: 2.15 g
Other: 0.46 g
Contains more Fats +58.1%
Contains more Water +597.7%
Contains more Other +50%
Contains more Protein +44.8%
Contains more Carbs +16.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -67.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
21% 73% 5%
Saturated Fat: 0.54 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.88 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.14 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 1.667 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -67.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Twizzlers Nougat Opinion
Net carbs 78.77g 89.09g Nougat
Protein 2.3g 3.33g Nougat
Fats 2.64g 1.67g Twizzlers
Carbs 79.37g 92.39g Nougat
Calories 347kcal 398kcal Nougat
Sugar 51.35g 44.97g Nougat
Fiber 0.6g 3.3g Nougat
Calcium 8mg 32mg Nougat
Iron 0.28mg 0.59mg Nougat
Magnesium 32mg Nougat
Phosphorus 24mg 55mg Nougat
Potassium 37mg 105mg Nougat
Sodium 195mg 33mg Nougat
Zinc 0.42mg Nougat
Copper 0.134mg Nougat
Manganese 0.304mg Nougat
Selenium 2.6µg Nougat
Vitamin A 0IU 1IU Nougat
Vitamin E 2.77mg Nougat
Vitamin C 0mg 0.3mg Nougat
Vitamin B1 0.013mg Nougat
Vitamin B2 0.148mg Nougat
Vitamin B3 0.478mg Nougat
Vitamin B5 0.06mg Nougat
Vitamin B6 0.02mg Nougat
Folate 5µg Nougat
Vitamin B12 0.01µg Nougat
Choline 5.1mg Nougat
Saturated Fat 0.54g 1.667g Twizzlers
Monounsaturated Fat 1.88g 0g Twizzlers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.14g 0g Twizzlers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Twizzlers Nougat
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
0%
Twizzlers
9%
Nougat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
5%
Twizzlers
20%
Nougat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.127g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.38g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nougat
Nougat contains less Sodium (difference - 162mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Nougat
Nougat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nougat
Nougat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Twizzlers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167983/nutrients
  2. Nougat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169060/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.