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After eight vs. Baby ruth — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between After eight and Baby ruth

  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Baby ruth is 19% higher.

Food types used in this article are Candies, NESTLE, AFTER EIGHT Mints and Candies, NESTLE, BABY RUTH 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 less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Calcium +261.5%
Contains more Iron +10.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 22% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 24% 31% 41% 22% 30% 20% 75% 46% 14%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Calcium +261.5%
Contains more Iron +10.5%

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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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% 19% 0% 0% 15% 28% 24% 20% 10% 9% 8% 20% 6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +22.7%
Contains more Protein +223.4%
Contains more Fats +81.5%
Contains more Water +11%
Contains more Other +101.7%
2% 12% 80% 6%
Protein: 1.67 g
Fats: 11.9 g
Carbs: 79.53 g
Water: 6.3 g
Other: 0.6 g
5% 22% 65% 7%
Protein: 5.4 g
Fats: 21.6 g
Carbs: 64.8 g
Water: 6.99 g
Other: 1.21 g
Contains more Carbs +22.7%
Contains more Protein +223.4%
Contains more Fats +81.5%
Contains more Water +11%
Contains more Other +101.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -31.2%
100%
Saturated Fat: 8.33 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
60% 27% 13%
Saturated Fat: 12.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.557 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.638 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -31.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient After eight Baby ruth Opinion
Net carbs 77.13g 62.8g After eight
Protein 1.67g 5.4g Baby ruth
Fats 11.9g 21.6g Baby ruth
Carbs 79.53g 64.8g After eight
Calories 432kcal 459kcal Baby ruth
Sugar 66.6g 54g Baby ruth
Fiber 2.4g 2g After eight
Calcium 13mg 47mg Baby ruth
Iron 0.57mg 0.63mg Baby ruth
Magnesium 43mg Baby ruth
Phosphorus 94mg Baby ruth
Potassium 249mg Baby ruth
Sodium 1mg 230mg After eight
Zinc 0.72mg Baby ruth
Copper 0.225mg Baby ruth
Manganese 0.351mg Baby ruth
Selenium 2.5µg Baby ruth
Vitamin E 0.93mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B1 0.058mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B2 0.121mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B3 1.251mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B5 0.333mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B6 0.042mg Baby ruth
Folate 12µg Baby ruth
Vitamin B12 0.06µg Baby ruth
Choline 34.9mg Baby ruth
Vitamin K 2.3µg Baby ruth
Trans Fat 0g 0.05g After eight
Saturated Fat 8.33g 12.1g After eight
Monounsaturated Fat 5.557g Baby ruth
Polyunsaturated fat 2.638g Baby ruth

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
After eight Baby ruth
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%
After eight
12%
Baby ruth
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
3%
After eight
31%
Baby ruth

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.6g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
After eight
After eight contains less Sodium (difference - 229mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
After eight
After eight is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.77g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. After eight - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168766/nutrients
  2. Baby ruth - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167582/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.