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Baby ruth vs. Macaroon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Baby ruth and Macaroon

  • Baby ruth has more Vitamin B3, however, Macaroon is richer in Fiber, and Selenium.
  • Macaroon covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 40% more than Baby ruth.
  • Macaroon has 9 times less Calcium than Baby ruth. Baby ruth has 47mg of Calcium, while Macaroon has 5mg.
  • Baby ruth contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Candies, NESTLE, BABY RUTH Bar and Cookies, coconut macaroon.

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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 +840%
Contains more Magnesium +48.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.2%
Contains more Potassium +102.4%
Contains more Iron +30.2%
Contains more Copper +19.6%
Contains more Selenium +172%
Equal in Sodium - 241
Equal in Zinc - 0.73
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 24% 31% 40% 22% 30% 20% 75% 46% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1.5% 31% 21% 29% 11% 31% 20% 90% 0% 37%
Contains more Calcium +840%
Contains more Magnesium +48.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.2%
Contains more Potassium +102.4%
Contains more Iron +30.2%
Contains more Copper +19.6%
Contains more Selenium +172%
Equal in Sodium - 241
Equal in Zinc - 0.73

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 +389.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +468.6%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +283.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +128.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 19% 0% 0% 15% 28% 23% 20% 9.7% 9% 7.5% 19% 5.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 3.8% 0% 0% 5% 14% 4.1% 0% 22% 2.3% 0% 5% 2.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +389.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +468.6%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +283.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +128.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +78.8%
Contains more Water +64.5%
Contains more Other +41.3%
Equal in Fats - 22.55
Equal in Carbs - 61.22
5% 22% 65% 7%
Protein: 5.4 g
Fats: 21.6 g
Carbs: 64.8 g
Water: 6.99 g
Other: 1.21 g
3% 23% 61% 12% 2%
Protein: 3.02 g
Fats: 22.55 g
Carbs: 61.22 g
Water: 11.5 g
Other: 1.71 g
Contains more Protein +78.8%
Contains more Water +64.5%
Contains more Other +41.3%
Equal in Fats - 22.55
Equal in Carbs - 61.22

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -39.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +245.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +225.7%
60% 27% 13%
Saturated Fat: 12.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.557 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.638 g
89% 7% 4%
Saturated Fat: 20.099 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.61 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.81 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -39.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +245.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +225.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Baby ruth Macaroon Opinion
Net carbs 62.8g 56.12g Baby ruth
Protein 5.4g 3.02g Baby ruth
Fats 21.6g 22.55g Macaroon
Carbs 64.8g 61.22g Baby ruth
Calories 459kcal 460kcal Macaroon
Sugar 54g 45.16g Macaroon
Fiber 2g 5.1g Macaroon
Calcium 47mg 5mg Baby ruth
Iron 0.63mg 0.82mg Macaroon
Magnesium 43mg 29mg Baby ruth
Phosphorus 94mg 68mg Baby ruth
Potassium 249mg 123mg Baby ruth
Sodium 230mg 241mg Baby ruth
Zinc 0.72mg 0.73mg Macaroon
Copper 0.225mg 0.269mg Macaroon
Manganese 0.351mg Baby ruth
Selenium 2.5µg 6.8µg Macaroon
Vitamin E 0.93mg 0.19mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.02mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B2 0.121mg 0.06mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B3 1.251mg 0.22mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B5 0.333mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.096mg Macaroon
Folate 12µg 3µg Baby ruth
Vitamin B12 0.06µg 0µg Baby ruth
Choline 34.9mg 9.1mg Baby ruth
Vitamin K 2.3µg 1.1µg Baby ruth
Trans Fat 0.05g Macaroon
Saturated Fat 12.1g 20.099g Baby ruth
Monounsaturated Fat 5.557g 1.61g Baby ruth
Polyunsaturated fat 2.638g 0.81g Baby ruth

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Baby ruth Macaroon
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
12%
Baby ruth
5%
Macaroon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
31%
Baby ruth
27%
Macaroon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.84g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.999g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Baby ruth - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167582/nutrients
  2. Macaroon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171847/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.