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Twizzlers vs. Fudge — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Twizzlers and Fudge

  • Fudge has more Iron, Phosphorus, and Monounsaturated Fat than Twizzlers.
  • Fudge's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 30% more.
  • Twizzlers contain 4 times more Sodium than Fudge. Twizzlers contain 195mg of Sodium, while Fudge contains 45mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Candies, TWIZZLERS NIBS CHERRY BITS and Candies, fudge, chocolate, 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.
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Fudge
Contains more Calcium +512.5%
Contains more Iron +532.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +195.8%
Contains more Potassium +262.2%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%
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 15% 67% 26% 31% 12% 6% 31% 110% 56% 14%
Contains more Calcium +512.5%
Contains more Iron +532.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +195.8%
Contains more Potassium +262.2%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%

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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12
Fudge
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 10% 4% 0% 0% 7% 20% 4% 9% 3% 3% 12% 6% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +52.9%
Contains more Fats +294.3%
Contains more Other +37.7%
Equal in Protein - 2.39
Equal in Carbs - 76.44
2% 3% 79% 15%
Protein: 2.3 g
Fats: 2.64 g
Carbs: 79.37 g
Water: 15 g
Other: 0.69 g
2% 10% 76% 10%
Protein: 2.39 g
Fats: 10.41 g
Carbs: 76.44 g
Water: 9.81 g
Other: 0.95 g
Contains more Water +52.9%
Contains more Fats +294.3%
Contains more Other +37.7%
Equal in Protein - 2.39
Equal in Carbs - 76.44

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -91.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +56.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +166.4%
21% 73% 5%
Saturated Fat: 0.54 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.88 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.14 g
66% 30% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.448 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.943 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.373 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -91.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +56.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +166.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Twizzlers Fudge Opinion
Net carbs 78.77g 74.74g Twizzlers
Protein 2.3g 2.39g Fudge
Fats 2.64g 10.41g Fudge
Carbs 79.37g 76.44g Twizzlers
Calories 347kcal 411kcal Fudge
Sugar 51.35g 73.12g Twizzlers
Fiber 0.6g 1.7g Fudge
Calcium 8mg 49mg Fudge
Iron 0.28mg 1.77mg Fudge
Magnesium 36mg Fudge
Phosphorus 24mg 71mg Fudge
Potassium 37mg 134mg Fudge
Sodium 195mg 45mg Fudge
Zinc 1.11mg Fudge
Copper 0.329mg Fudge
Manganese 0.422mg Fudge
Selenium 2.5µg Fudge
Vitamin A 0IU 159IU Fudge
Vitamin A RAE 44µg Fudge
Vitamin E 0.18mg Fudge
Vitamin B1 0.026mg Fudge
Vitamin B2 0.085mg Fudge
Vitamin B3 0.176mg Fudge
Vitamin B5 0.14mg Fudge
Vitamin B6 0.012mg Fudge
Folate 4µg Fudge
Vitamin B12 0.09µg Fudge
Choline 10mg Fudge
Vitamin K 1.4µg Fudge
Cholesterol 0mg 14mg Twizzlers
Trans Fat 0.165g Twizzlers
Saturated Fat 0.54g 6.448g Twizzlers
Monounsaturated Fat 1.88g 2.943g Fudge
Polyunsaturated fat 0.14g 0.373g Fudge

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Twizzlers Fudge
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
6%
Fudge
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
5%
Twizzlers
36%
Fudge

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in Sugar (difference - 21.77g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.908g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 49)
Which food is cheaper?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fudge
Fudge contains less Sodium (difference - 150mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fudge
Fudge is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fudge
Fudge is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Fudge - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167987/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.