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3 musketeers vs. Milky way — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between 3 musketeers and Milky way

  • Milky way is richer than 3 musketeers in Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Milky way is 17% higher.
  • Milky way contains less Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, 3 MUSKETEERS Bar and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, MILKY WAY Bar.

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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 +36.7%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Calcium +113%
Contains less Sodium -13.9%
Contains more Zinc +25.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 67
Equal in Potassium - 124
Equal in Copper - 0.147
Equal in Manganese - 0.147
Equal in Selenium - 2
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 35% 19% 15% 29% 11% 22% 19% 49% 20% 11%
Contains more Iron +36.7%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Calcium +113%
Contains less Sodium -13.9%
Contains more Zinc +25.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 67
Equal in Potassium - 124
Equal in Copper - 0.147
Equal in Manganese - 0.147
Equal in Selenium - 2

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 E +10.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49%
Contains more Vitamin A +64.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.5%
Contains more Choline +35.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +24.1%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.89
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.014
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 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 7% 18% 12% 3% 12% 24% 3% 10% 4% 3% 23% 9% 10%
Contains more Vitamin E +10.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49%
Contains more Vitamin A +64.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.5%
Contains more Choline +35.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +24.1%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.89
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.014
Equal in Folate - 4

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +54.2%
Contains more Fats +35.1%
Contains more Other +19.4%
Equal in Carbs - 71.17
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
4% 17% 71% 6%
Protein: 4.01 g
Fats: 17.23 g
Carbs: 71.17 g
Water: 6.3 g
Other: 1.29 g
Contains more Protein +54.2%
Contains more Fats +35.1%
Contains more Other +19.4%
Equal in Carbs - 71.17
Equal in Water - 6.3

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -28%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +21.5%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 2.23
76% 21% 3%
Saturated Fat: 8.646 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.373 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.316 g
83% 15% 2%
Saturated Fat: 12.016 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.23 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.26 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -28%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +21.5%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 2.23

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient 3 musketeers Milky way Opinion
Net carbs 76.27g 70.17g 3 musketeers
Protein 2.6g 4.01g Milky way
Fats 12.75g 17.23g Milky way
Carbs 77.77g 71.17g 3 musketeers
Calories 436kcal 456kcal Milky way
Sugar 66.89g 59.69g Milky way
Fiber 1.5g 1g 3 musketeers
Calcium 54mg 115mg Milky way
Iron 0.67mg 0.49mg 3 musketeers
Magnesium 29mg 20mg 3 musketeers
Phosphorus 69mg 67mg 3 musketeers
Potassium 133mg 124mg 3 musketeers
Sodium 194mg 167mg Milky way
Zinc 0.55mg 0.69mg Milky way
Copper 0.155mg 0.147mg 3 musketeers
Manganese 0.16mg 0.147mg 3 musketeers
Selenium 1.9µg 2µg Milky way
Vitamin A 67IU 110IU Milky way
Vitamin A RAE 20µg 31µg Milky way
Vitamin E 0.98mg 0.89mg 3 musketeers
Vitamin D 0IU 16IU Milky way
Vitamin D 0µg 0.4µg Milky way
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0.7mg Milky way
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.046mg Milky way
Vitamin B2 0.056mg 0.103mg Milky way
Vitamin B3 0.23mg 0.154mg 3 musketeers
Vitamin B5 0.231mg 0.155mg 3 musketeers
Vitamin B6 0.015mg 0.014mg 3 musketeers
Folate 4µg 4µg
Vitamin B12 0.16µg 0.18µg Milky way
Choline 12.2mg 16.5mg Milky way
Vitamin K 2.9µg 3.6µg Milky way
Cholesterol 5mg 9mg 3 musketeers
Trans Fat 0.129g 0.206g 3 musketeers
Saturated Fat 8.646g 12.016g 3 musketeers
Monounsaturated Fat 2.373g 2.23g 3 musketeers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.316g 0.26g 3 musketeers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
3 musketeers Milky way
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
10%
Milky way
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
3 musketeers
23%
Milky way

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Milky way
Milky way is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Milky way
Milky way contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Milky way
Milky way is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
3 musketeers
3 musketeers is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
3 musketeers
3 musketeers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.37g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
3 musketeers
3 musketeers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is richer in minerals?
3 musketeers
3 musketeers is relatively richer in minerals
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. Milky way - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168756/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.