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3 musketeers vs. Caramel — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between 3 musketeers and Caramel

  • 3 musketeers have more Copper, Iron, Manganese, and Fiber, however, Caramel is higher in Vitamin B2, Calcium, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B12.
  • 3 musketeers covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 31% more than Caramel.
  • Caramel has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, 3 MUSKETEERS Bar and Candies, caramels.

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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 Iron +378.6%
Contains more Magnesium +70.6%
Contains less Sodium -20.8%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +761.1%
Contains more Manganese +1354.5%
Contains more Calcium +155.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.2%
Contains more Potassium +60.9%
Equal in Selenium - 1.8
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 16% 25% 21% 30% 12% 25% 15% 52% 21% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 41% 5.3% 12% 49% 19% 32% 12% 6% 1.4% 9.8%
Contains more Iron +378.6%
Contains more Magnesium +70.6%
Contains less Sodium -20.8%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +761.1%
Contains more Manganese +1354.5%
Contains more Calcium +155.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.2%
Contains more Potassium +60.9%
Equal in Selenium - 1.8

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 +59.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +113%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.4%
Contains more Choline +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +202.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +357.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +168.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +87.5%
Equal in Folate - 4
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 20% 0% 0.67% 8.5% 13% 4.3% 14% 3.5% 3% 20% 6.7% 7.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2.5% 9.2% 0% 1.3% 26% 59% 2.8% 37% 13% 3% 38% 4.4% 4.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +59.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +113%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.4%
Contains more Choline +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +202.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +357.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +168.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +87.5%
Equal in Folate - 4

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +57.4%
Contains more Protein +76.9%
Contains more Water +46.6%
Contains more Other +66.7%
Equal in Carbs - 77
3% 13% 78% 6%
Protein: 2.6 g
Fats: 12.75 g
Carbs: 77.77 g
Water: 5.8 g
Other: 1.08 g
5% 8% 77% 9% 2%
Protein: 4.6 g
Fats: 8.1 g
Carbs: 77 g
Water: 8.5 g
Other: 1.8 g
Contains more Fats +57.4%
Contains more Protein +76.9%
Contains more Water +46.6%
Contains more Other +66.7%
Equal in Carbs - 77

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +53.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1000.6%
76% 21% 3%
Saturated Fat: 8.646 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.373 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.316 g
33% 21% 46%
Saturated Fat: 2.476 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.542 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.478 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +53.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1000.6%

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 Caramel
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient 3 musketeers Caramel Opinion
Net carbs 76.27g 77g Caramel
Protein 2.6g 4.6g Caramel
Fats 12.75g 8.1g 3 musketeers
Carbs 77.77g 77g 3 musketeers
Calories 436kcal 382kcal 3 musketeers
Sugar 66.89g 65.5g Caramel
Fiber 1.5g 0g 3 musketeers
Calcium 54mg 138mg Caramel
Iron 0.67mg 0.14mg 3 musketeers
Magnesium 29mg 17mg 3 musketeers
Phosphorus 69mg 114mg Caramel
Potassium 133mg 214mg Caramel
Sodium 194mg 245mg 3 musketeers
Zinc 0.55mg 0.44mg 3 musketeers
Copper 0.155mg 0.018mg 3 musketeers
Manganese 0.16mg 0.011mg 3 musketeers
Selenium 1.9µg 1.8µg 3 musketeers
Vitamin A 67IU 42IU 3 musketeers
Vitamin A RAE 20µg 12µg 3 musketeers
Vitamin E 0.98mg 0.46mg 3 musketeers
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0.4mg Caramel
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.103mg Caramel
Vitamin B2 0.056mg 0.256mg Caramel
Vitamin B3 0.23mg 0.148mg 3 musketeers
Vitamin B5 0.231mg 0.62mg Caramel
Vitamin B6 0.015mg 0.056mg Caramel
Folate 4µg 4µg
Vitamin B12 0.16µg 0.3µg Caramel
Choline 12.2mg 8mg 3 musketeers
Vitamin K 2.9µg 1.8µg 3 musketeers
Tryptophan 0.06mg Caramel
Threonine 0.192mg Caramel
Isoleucine 0.258mg Caramel
Leucine 0.417mg Caramel
Lysine 0.338mg Caramel
Methionine 0.107mg Caramel
Phenylalanine 0.205mg Caramel
Valine 0.285mg Caramel
Histidine 0.115mg Caramel
Cholesterol 5mg 7mg 3 musketeers
Trans Fat 0.129g Caramel
Saturated Fat 8.646g 2.476g Caramel
Monounsaturated Fat 2.373g 1.542g 3 musketeers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.316g 3.478g Caramel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
3 musketeers Caramel
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
8%
3 musketeers
15%
Caramel
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
3 musketeers
19%
Caramel

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caramel
Caramel is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.39g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caramel
Caramel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.17g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
3 musketeers
3 musketeers contains less Sodium (difference - 51mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
3 musketeers
3 musketeers is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
3 musketeers
3 musketeers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is cheaper?
3 musketeers
3 musketeers is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. 3 musketeers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168767/nutrients
  2. Caramel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167974/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.