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Baby ruth vs. Mars — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Baby ruth and Mars

    These are the specific foods used in this comparison Candies, NESTLE, BABY RUTH Bar and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, M&M's Crispy 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.
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    Mars
    Contains more Calcium +91.5%
    Contains more Iron +36.5%
    Contains less Sodium -40.9%
    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 27% 32% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
    Contains more Calcium +91.5%
    Contains more Iron +36.5%
    Contains less Sodium -40.9%

    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 A +∞%
    Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
    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 10% 0% 0% 1.7% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
    Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
    Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

    Macronutrient Comparison

    Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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    Mars
    Contains more Protein +26.2%
    Contains more Fats +11.8%
    Contains more Water +311.2%
    Contains more Carbs +11.7%
    Contains more Other +90.1%
    5% 22% 65% 7%
    Protein: 5.4 g
    Fats: 21.6 g
    Carbs: 64.8 g
    Water: 6.99 g
    Other: 1.21 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 Protein +26.2%
    Contains more Fats +11.8%
    Contains more Water +311.2%
    Contains more Carbs +11.7%
    Contains more Other +90.1%

    Fat Type Comparison

    Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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    Mars
    Equal in Saturated Fat - 11.651
    60% 27% 13%
    Saturated Fat: 12.1 g
    Monounsaturated Fat: 5.557 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 2.638 g
    100%
    Saturated Fat: 11.651 g
    Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
    Equal in Saturated Fat - 11.651

    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 Mars
    Lower in Sodium ok
    Lower in Saturated Fat ok
    Lower in Sugar ok
    Lower in Cholesterol 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 Baby ruth Mars Opinion
    Net carbs 62.8g 70.4g Mars
    Protein 5.4g 4.28g Baby ruth
    Fats 21.6g 19.32g Baby ruth
    Carbs 64.8g 72.4g Mars
    Calories 459kcal 475kcal Mars
    Sugar 54g 58.94g Baby ruth
    Fiber 2g 2g
    Calcium 47mg 90mg Mars
    Iron 0.63mg 0.86mg Mars
    Magnesium 43mg Baby ruth
    Phosphorus 94mg Baby ruth
    Potassium 249mg Baby ruth
    Sodium 230mg 136mg Mars
    Zinc 0.72mg Baby ruth
    Copper 0.225mg Baby ruth
    Manganese 0.351mg Baby ruth
    Selenium 2.5µg Baby ruth
    Vitamin A 0IU 167IU Mars
    Vitamin E 0.93mg Baby ruth
    Vitamin C 0mg 0.5mg Mars
    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
    Cholesterol 0mg 12mg Baby ruth
    Trans Fat 0.05g 0.131g Baby ruth
    Saturated Fat 12.1g 11.651g Mars
    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
    Baby ruth 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
    12%
    Baby ruth
    1%
    Mars
    Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
    31%
    Baby ruth
    8%
    Mars

    Comparison summary

    Which food contains less Sodium?
    Mars
    Mars contains less Sodium (difference - 94mg)
    Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
    Mars
    Mars is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.449g)
    Which food is lower in Sugar?
    Baby ruth
    Baby ruth is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.94g)
    Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
    Baby ruth
    Baby ruth is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
    Which food is lower in glycemic index?
    Baby ruth
    Baby ruth is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
    Which food is cheaper?
    Baby ruth
    Baby ruth is cheaper (difference - $2)
    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

    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. 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.