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Twizzlers vs. Tootsie roll — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Twizzlers and Tootsie roll?

  • Twizzlers have less Iron than Tootsie roll.
  • Tootsie roll contains less Sodium.

We used Candies, TWIZZLERS NIBS CHERRY BITS and Candies, TOOTSIE ROLL, chocolate-flavor roll types in this comparison.

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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 +350%
Contains more Iron +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +137.5%
Contains more Potassium +213.5%
Contains less Sodium -77.4%
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 11% 30% 16% 25% 11% 6% 11% 44% 7% 12%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Iron +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +137.5%
Contains more Potassium +213.5%
Contains less Sodium -77.4%

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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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% 14% 0% 0% 14% 17% 4% 18% 3% 7% 0% 0% 24%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +44.7%
Contains more Water +124.2%
Contains more Fats +25.4%
Contains more Carbs +10.5%
Equal in Other - 0.68
2% 3% 79% 15%
Protein: 2.3 g
Fats: 2.64 g
Carbs: 79.37 g
Water: 15 g
Other: 0.69 g
3% 88% 7%
Protein: 1.59 g
Fats: 3.31 g
Carbs: 87.73 g
Water: 6.69 g
Other: 0.68 g
Contains more Protein +44.7%
Contains more Water +124.2%
Contains more Fats +25.4%
Contains more Carbs +10.5%
Equal in Other - 0.68

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -44.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +90%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 1.929
21% 73% 5%
Saturated Fat: 0.54 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.88 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.14 g
31% 61% 8%
Saturated Fat: 0.967 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.929 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.266 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -44.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +90%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 1.929

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Twizzlers Tootsie roll Opinion
Net carbs 78.77g 87.63g Tootsie roll
Protein 2.3g 1.59g Twizzlers
Fats 2.64g 3.31g Tootsie roll
Carbs 79.37g 87.73g Tootsie roll
Calories 347kcal 387kcal Tootsie roll
Starch 15.3g Tootsie roll
Fructose 0.4g Tootsie roll
Sugar 51.35g 56.32g Twizzlers
Fiber 0.6g 0.1g Twizzlers
Calcium 8mg 36mg Tootsie roll
Iron 0.28mg 0.8mg Tootsie roll
Magnesium 22mg Tootsie roll
Phosphorus 24mg 57mg Tootsie roll
Potassium 37mg 116mg Tootsie roll
Sodium 195mg 44mg Tootsie roll
Zinc 0.4mg Tootsie roll
Copper 0.13mg Tootsie roll
Manganese 0.047mg Tootsie roll
Selenium 2.2µg Tootsie roll
Vitamin E 0.65mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B1 0.056mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B2 0.07mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B3 0.21mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B5 0.29mg Tootsie roll
Vitamin B6 0.01mg Tootsie roll
Folate 9µg Tootsie roll
Vitamin K 9.6µg Tootsie roll
Tryptophan 0.19mg Tootsie roll
Threonine 0.04mg Tootsie roll
Isoleucine 0.06mg Tootsie roll
Leucine 0.11mg Tootsie roll
Lysine 0.09mg Tootsie roll
Methionine 0.01mg Tootsie roll
Phenylalanine 0.05mg Tootsie roll
Valine 0.08mg Tootsie roll
Histidine 0.03mg Tootsie roll
Cholesterol 0mg 2mg Twizzlers
Saturated Fat 0.54g 0.967g Twizzlers
Monounsaturated Fat 1.88g 1.929g Tootsie roll
Polyunsaturated fat 0.14g 0.266g Tootsie roll
Omega-3 - ALA 0.016g Tootsie roll

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Twizzlers Tootsie roll
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
8%
Tootsie roll
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
5%
Twizzlers
17%
Tootsie roll

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.97g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.427g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll contains less Sodium (difference - 151mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Tootsie roll - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167971/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.