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After eight vs. M&Ms Peanut — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between After eight and M&Ms Peanut

  • The amount of Calcium, Iron, and Fiber in M&Ms Peanut is higher than in After eight.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Candies, NESTLE, AFTER EIGHT Mints and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, M&M's Peanut Chocolate Candies.

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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 -98%
Contains more Calcium +684.6%
Contains more Iron +103.5%
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 31% 44% 50% 82% 31% 7% 48% 169% 87% 23%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Contains more Calcium +684.6%
Contains more Iron +103.5%

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 +∞%
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 5% 57% 0% 0% 16% 25% 64% 38% 21% 42% 40% 21% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +31.5%
Contains more Water +154%
Contains more Protein +473.1%
Contains more Fats +119.6%
Contains more Other +123.3%
2% 12% 80% 6%
Protein: 1.67 g
Fats: 11.9 g
Carbs: 79.53 g
Water: 6.3 g
Other: 0.6 g
10% 26% 60% 2%
Protein: 9.57 g
Fats: 26.13 g
Carbs: 60.48 g
Water: 2.48 g
Other: 1.34 g
Contains more Carbs +31.5%
Contains more Water +154%
Contains more Protein +473.1%
Contains more Fats +119.6%
Contains more Other +123.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -18.1%
100%
Saturated Fat: 8.33 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
47% 37% 16%
Saturated Fat: 10.169 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.086 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.456 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -18.1%

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 M&Ms Peanut
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient After eight M&Ms Peanut Opinion
Net carbs 77.13g 56.78g After eight
Protein 1.67g 9.57g M&Ms Peanut
Fats 11.9g 26.13g M&Ms Peanut
Carbs 79.53g 60.48g After eight
Calories 432kcal 515kcal M&Ms Peanut
Sugar 66.6g 50.75g M&Ms Peanut
Fiber 2.4g 3.7g M&Ms Peanut
Calcium 13mg 102mg M&Ms Peanut
Iron 0.57mg 1.16mg M&Ms Peanut
Magnesium 69mg M&Ms Peanut
Phosphorus 190mg M&Ms Peanut
Potassium 347mg M&Ms Peanut
Sodium 1mg 50mg After eight
Zinc 1.76mg M&Ms Peanut
Copper 0.505mg M&Ms Peanut
Manganese 0.664mg M&Ms Peanut
Selenium 4.1µg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin A 0IU 74IU M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 22µg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin E 2.85mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B1 0.063mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B2 0.106mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B3 3.362mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B5 0.627mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.09mg M&Ms Peanut
Folate 55µg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B12 0.32µg M&Ms Peanut
Choline 37.3mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin K 3µg M&Ms Peanut
Cholesterol 0mg 8mg After eight
Trans Fat 0g 0.328g After eight
Saturated Fat 8.33g 10.169g After eight
Monounsaturated Fat 8.086g M&Ms Peanut
Polyunsaturated fat 3.456g M&Ms Peanut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
After eight M&Ms Peanut
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
0%
After eight
26%
M&Ms Peanut
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
3%
After eight
57%
M&Ms Peanut

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
M&Ms Peanut
M&Ms Peanut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
M&Ms Peanut
M&Ms Peanut is lower in Sugar (difference - 15.85g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
M&Ms Peanut
M&Ms Peanut is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
After eight
After eight contains less Sodium (difference - 49mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
After eight
After eight is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
After eight
After eight is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.839g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
After eight
After eight is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
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. M&Ms Peanut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169582/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.