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Twizzlers vs. Sugar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Twizzlers and Sugar?

  • Twizzlers are richer than Sugar in Monounsaturated Fat.
  • The amount of Sodium in Sugar is lower.

We used Candies, TWIZZLERS NIBS CHERRY BITS and Sugars, granulated types 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.
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains more Iron +460%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +1750%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
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 1% 2% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 4%
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains more Iron +460%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +1750%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%

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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Sugar
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 5% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +74900%
Contains more Other +∞%
Contains more Carbs +26%
2% 3% 79% 15%
Protein: 2.3 g
Fats: 2.64 g
Carbs: 79.37 g
Water: 15 g
Other: 0.69 g
100%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 99.98 g
Water: 0.02 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +74900%
Contains more Other +∞%
Contains more Carbs +26%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Twizzlers Sugar Opinion
Net carbs 78.77g 99.98g Sugar
Protein 2.3g 0g Twizzlers
Fats 2.64g 0g Twizzlers
Carbs 79.37g 99.98g Sugar
Calories 347kcal 387kcal Sugar
Sugar 51.35g 99.8g Twizzlers
Fiber 0.6g 0g Twizzlers
Calcium 8mg 1mg Twizzlers
Iron 0.28mg 0.05mg Twizzlers
Phosphorus 24mg 0mg Twizzlers
Potassium 37mg 2mg Twizzlers
Sodium 195mg 1mg Sugar
Zinc 0.01mg Sugar
Copper 0.007mg Sugar
Manganese 0.004mg Sugar
Selenium 0.6µg Sugar
Vitamin B2 0.019mg Sugar
Saturated Fat 0.54g 0g Sugar
Monounsaturated Fat 1.88g 0g Twizzlers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.14g 0g Twizzlers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Twizzlers Sugar
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
0%
Sugar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
5%
Twizzlers
1%
Sugar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in Sugar (difference - 48.45g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is cheaper?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sugar
Sugar contains less Sodium (difference - 194mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sugar
Sugar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.54g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sugar
Sugar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Sugar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169655/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.