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Apple crisp vs. Mars — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Apple crisp and Mars different?

  • Mars is higher than Apple crisp in Calcium.
  • Mars covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 55% more than Apple crisp.
  • Apple crisp contains 3 times more Sodium than Mars. Apple crisp contains 351mg of Sodium, while Mars contains 136mg.

Desserts, apple crisp, prepared-from-recipe and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, M&M's Crispy Chocolate Candies types were used in this article.

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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 +157.1%
Contains less Sodium -61.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.86
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 31% 5.7% 12% 6.9% 46% 4.9% 24% 17% 19%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 32% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains less Sodium -61.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.86

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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Mars
Contains more Vitamin C +340%
Contains more Vitamin A +17.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 8.5% 7.6% 0% 7.3% 21% 19% 16% 5.5% 9.2% 12% 0% 0% 10%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 10% 0% 0% 1.7% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +340%
Contains more Vitamin A +17.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +3600.6%
Contains more Protein +144.6%
Contains more Fats +463.3%
Contains more Carbs +134.8%
Contains more Other +115%
2% 3% 31% 63%
Protein: 1.75 g
Fats: 3.43 g
Carbs: 30.84 g
Water: 62.91 g
Other: 1.07 g
4% 19% 72% 2% 2%
Protein: 4.28 g
Fats: 19.32 g
Carbs: 72.4 g
Water: 1.7 g
Other: 2.3 g
Contains more Water +3600.6%
Contains more Protein +144.6%
Contains more Fats +463.3%
Contains more Carbs +134.8%
Contains more Other +115%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.1%
22% 42% 36%
Saturated Fat: 0.685 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.334 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.144 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 11.651 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apple crisp Mars Opinion
Net carbs 29.44g 70.4g Mars
Protein 1.75g 4.28g Mars
Fats 3.43g 19.32g Mars
Carbs 30.84g 72.4g Mars
Calories 161kcal 475kcal Mars
Sugar 19.68g 58.94g Apple crisp
Fiber 1.4g 2g Mars
Calcium 35mg 90mg Mars
Iron 0.82mg 0.86mg Mars
Magnesium 8mg Apple crisp
Phosphorus 28mg Apple crisp
Potassium 78mg Apple crisp
Sodium 351mg 136mg Mars
Zinc 0.18mg Apple crisp
Copper 0.071mg Apple crisp
Manganese 0.13mg Apple crisp
Selenium 3.5µg Apple crisp
Vitamin A 142IU 167IU Mars
Vitamin A RAE 29µg Apple crisp
Vitamin E 0.38mg Apple crisp
Vitamin C 2.2mg 0.5mg Apple crisp
Vitamin B1 0.083mg Apple crisp
Vitamin B2 0.081mg Apple crisp
Vitamin B3 0.846mg Apple crisp
Vitamin B5 0.092mg Apple crisp
Vitamin B6 0.04mg Apple crisp
Folate 16µg Apple crisp
Vitamin K 4.1µg Apple crisp
Cholesterol 0mg 12mg Apple crisp
Trans Fat 0.131g Apple crisp
Saturated Fat 0.685g 11.651g Apple crisp
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334g Apple crisp
Polyunsaturated fat 1.144g Apple crisp

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Apple crisp Mars
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
9%
Apple crisp
1%
Mars
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Apple crisp
8%
Mars

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mars
Mars contains less Sodium (difference - 215mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Apple crisp
Apple crisp is lower in Sugar (difference - 39.26g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Apple crisp
Apple crisp is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apple crisp
Apple crisp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.966g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apple crisp
Apple crisp is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is cheaper?
Apple crisp
Apple crisp is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Apple crisp
Apple crisp is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apple crisp
Apple crisp is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Apple crisp - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169601/nutrients
  2. Mars - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168814/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.