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3 musketeers vs. Dove milk chocolate — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between 3 musketeers and Dove milk chocolate

  • 3 musketeers have less Calcium, and Iron than Dove milk chocolate.
  • Dove milk chocolate covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 53% more than 3 musketeers.
  • 3 musketeers have 3 times more Sodium than Dove milk chocolate. While 3 musketeers have 194mg of Sodium, Dove milk chocolate has only 63mg.

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

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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 +196.3%
Contains more Iron +65.7%
Contains less Sodium -67.5%
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 48% 42% 0% 0% 0% 8.2% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +196.3%
Contains more Iron +65.7%
Contains less Sodium -67.5%

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 +335.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +300%
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 18% 0% 0% 2.7% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +335.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +300%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +30.1%
Contains more Water +260.2%
Contains more Other +13.7%
Contains more Protein +128.5%
Contains more Fats +148.8%
3% 13% 78% 6%
Protein: 2.6 g
Fats: 12.75 g
Carbs: 77.77 g
Water: 5.8 g
Other: 1.08 g
6% 32% 60%
Protein: 5.94 g
Fats: 31.72 g
Carbs: 59.78 g
Water: 1.61 g
Other: 0.95 g
Contains more Carbs +30.1%
Contains more Water +260.2%
Contains more Other +13.7%
Contains more Protein +128.5%
Contains more Fats +148.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -55.1%
76% 21% 3%
Saturated Fat: 8.646 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.373 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.316 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 19.24 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -55.1%

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 Dove milk chocolate
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient 3 musketeers Dove milk chocolate Opinion
Net carbs 76.27g 57.38g 3 musketeers
Protein 2.6g 5.94g Dove milk chocolate
Fats 12.75g 31.72g Dove milk chocolate
Carbs 77.77g 59.78g 3 musketeers
Calories 436kcal 546kcal Dove milk chocolate
Sugar 66.89g 55.45g Dove milk chocolate
Fiber 1.5g 2.4g Dove milk chocolate
Calcium 54mg 160mg Dove milk chocolate
Iron 0.67mg 1.11mg Dove milk chocolate
Magnesium 29mg 3 musketeers
Phosphorus 69mg 3 musketeers
Potassium 133mg 3 musketeers
Sodium 194mg 63mg Dove milk chocolate
Zinc 0.55mg 3 musketeers
Copper 0.155mg 3 musketeers
Manganese 0.16mg 3 musketeers
Selenium 1.9µg 3 musketeers
Vitamin A 67IU 292IU Dove milk chocolate
Vitamin A RAE 20µg 3 musketeers
Vitamin E 0.98mg 3 musketeers
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0.8mg Dove milk chocolate
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 18mg 3 musketeers
Trans Fat 0.129g 0.246g 3 musketeers
Saturated Fat 8.646g 19.24g 3 musketeers
Monounsaturated Fat 2.373g 3 musketeers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.316g 3 musketeers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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3 musketeers Dove milk chocolate
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
2%
Dove milk chocolate
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
3 musketeers
10%
Dove milk chocolate

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dove milk chocolate
Dove milk chocolate is lower in Sugar (difference - 11.44g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Dove milk chocolate
Dove milk chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 131mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
3 musketeers
3 musketeers is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
3 musketeers
3 musketeers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.594g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
3 musketeers
3 musketeers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
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 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. Dove milk chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168804/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.