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Baby ruth vs. Fruit leather — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Baby ruth and Fruit leather

  • Baby ruth has more Phosphorus, Fiber, Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Magnesium, however, Fruit leather has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin K.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Fruit leather is 62% higher.
  • Fruit leather is lower in Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Candies, NESTLE, BABY RUTH Bar and Snacks, fruit leather, pieces.

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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 +161.1%
Contains more Magnesium +207.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +291.7%
Contains more Potassium +51.8%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Zinc +278.9%
Contains more Copper +31.6%
Contains more Manganese +90.8%
Contains more Iron +19%
Equal in Selenium - 2.7
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 24% 31% 41% 22% 30% 20% 75% 46% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 29% 10% 11% 15% 53% 6% 57% 24% 15%
Contains more Calcium +161.1%
Contains more Magnesium +207.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +291.7%
Contains more Potassium +51.8%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Zinc +278.9%
Contains more Copper +31.6%
Contains more Manganese +90.8%
Contains more Iron +19%
Equal in Selenium - 2.7

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 +66.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1151%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +170.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +614.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +691.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.319
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 12% 0% 187% 11% 24% 2% 20% 70% 3% 0% 8% 46%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1151%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +170.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +614.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +691.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.319

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +440%
Contains more Fats +706%
Contains more Carbs +27.8%
Contains more Water +76%
Equal in Other - 1.2
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% 83% 12%
Protein: 1 g
Fats: 2.68 g
Carbs: 82.82 g
Water: 12.3 g
Other: 1.2 g
Contains more Protein +440%
Contains more Fats +706%
Contains more Carbs +27.8%
Contains more Water +76%
Equal in Other - 1.2

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +275.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +379.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.6%
60% 27% 13%
Saturated Fat: 12.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.557 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.638 g
24% 55% 21%
Saturated Fat: 0.65 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.48 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.55 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +275.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +379.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.6%

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 Fruit leather
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Baby ruth Fruit leather Opinion
Net carbs 62.8g 82.82g Fruit leather
Protein 5.4g 1g Baby ruth
Fats 21.6g 2.68g Baby ruth
Carbs 64.8g 82.82g Fruit leather
Calories 459kcal 359kcal Baby ruth
Sugar 54g 57.58g Baby ruth
Fiber 2g 0g Baby ruth
Calcium 47mg 18mg Baby ruth
Iron 0.63mg 0.75mg Fruit leather
Magnesium 43mg 14mg Baby ruth
Phosphorus 94mg 24mg Baby ruth
Potassium 249mg 164mg Baby ruth
Sodium 230mg 403mg Baby ruth
Zinc 0.72mg 0.19mg Baby ruth
Copper 0.225mg 0.171mg Baby ruth
Manganese 0.351mg 0.184mg Baby ruth
Selenium 2.5µg 2.7µg Fruit leather
Vitamin A 0IU 58IU Fruit leather
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 6µg Fruit leather
Vitamin E 0.93mg 0.56mg Baby ruth
Vitamin C 0mg 56mg Fruit leather
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.043mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B2 0.121mg 0.1mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B3 1.251mg 0.1mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B5 0.333mg 0.319mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.3mg Fruit leather
Folate 12µg 4µg Baby ruth
Vitamin B12 0.06µg 0µg Baby ruth
Choline 34.9mg 12.9mg Baby ruth
Vitamin K 2.3µg 18.2µg Fruit leather
Trans Fat 0.05g Fruit leather
Saturated Fat 12.1g 0.65g Fruit leather
Monounsaturated Fat 5.557g 1.48g Baby ruth
Polyunsaturated fat 2.638g 0.55g Baby ruth

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Baby ruth Fruit leather
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
29%
Fruit leather
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
31%
Baby ruth
22%
Fruit leather

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit leather
Fruit leather is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.45g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.58g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth contains less Sodium (difference - 173mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is relatively richer in minerals
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 ($)

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. Fruit leather - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167540/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.