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3 musketeers vs. After eight — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between 3 musketeers and After eight

  • 3 musketeers have 4 times more Calcium than After eight. 3 musketeers have 54mg of Calcium, while After eight has 13mg.
  • After eight is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, 3 MUSKETEERS Bar and Candies, NESTLE, AFTER EIGHT Mints.

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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 +315.4%
Contains more Iron +17.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 26% 21% 30% 12% 26% 15% 52% 21% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 22% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +315.4%
Contains more Iron +17.5%
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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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 5% 20% 0% 1% 9% 13% 5% 14% 4% 3% 20% 7% 8%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +55.7%
Contains more Other +80%
Equal in Fats - 11.9
Equal in Carbs - 79.53
Equal in Water - 6.3
3% 13% 78% 6%
Protein: 2.6 g
Fats: 12.75 g
Carbs: 77.77 g
Water: 5.8 g
Other: 1.08 g
2% 12% 80% 6%
Protein: 1.67 g
Fats: 11.9 g
Carbs: 79.53 g
Water: 6.3 g
Other: 0.6 g
Contains more Protein +55.7%
Contains more Other +80%
Equal in Fats - 11.9
Equal in Carbs - 79.53
Equal in Water - 6.3

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Equal in Saturated Fat - 8.33
76% 21% 3%
Saturated Fat: 8.646 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.373 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.316 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 8.33 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Equal in Saturated Fat - 8.33

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
3 musketeers After eight
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 3 musketeers After eight Opinion
Net carbs 76.27g 77.13g After eight
Protein 2.6g 1.67g 3 musketeers
Fats 12.75g 11.9g 3 musketeers
Carbs 77.77g 79.53g After eight
Calories 436kcal 432kcal 3 musketeers
Sugar 66.89g 66.6g After eight
Fiber 1.5g 2.4g After eight
Calcium 54mg 13mg 3 musketeers
Iron 0.67mg 0.57mg 3 musketeers
Magnesium 29mg 3 musketeers
Phosphorus 69mg 3 musketeers
Potassium 133mg 3 musketeers
Sodium 194mg 1mg After eight
Zinc 0.55mg 3 musketeers
Copper 0.155mg 3 musketeers
Manganese 0.16mg 3 musketeers
Selenium 1.9µg 3 musketeers
Vitamin A 67IU 0IU 3 musketeers
Vitamin A RAE 20µg 0µg 3 musketeers
Vitamin E 0.98mg 3 musketeers
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0mg 3 musketeers
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 3 musketeers
Vitamin B2 0.056mg 3 musketeers
Vitamin B3 0.23mg 3 musketeers
Vitamin B5 0.231mg 3 musketeers
Vitamin B6 0.015mg 3 musketeers
Folate 4µg 3 musketeers
Vitamin B12 0.16µg 3 musketeers
Choline 12.2mg 3 musketeers
Vitamin K 2.9µg 3 musketeers
Cholesterol 5mg 0mg After eight
Trans Fat 0.129g 0g After eight
Saturated Fat 8.646g 8.33g After eight
Monounsaturated Fat 2.373g 3 musketeers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.316g 3 musketeers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
3 musketeers After eight
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
8%
3 musketeers
0%
After eight
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
3 musketeers
3%
After eight

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
After eight
After eight is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.29000000000001g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
After eight
After eight contains less Sodium (difference - 193mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
After eight
After eight is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
After eight
After eight is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.316g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
3 musketeers
3 musketeers is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
3 musketeers
3 musketeers 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. 3 musketeers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168767/nutrients
  2. After eight - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168766/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.