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Baby ruth vs. Reese's fast break — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Baby ruth and Reese's fast break

  • Baby ruth has more Manganese, while Reese's fast break has more Vitamin B3, Folate, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Baby ruth covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 19% more than Reese's fast break.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Reese's fast break is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Candies, NESTLE, BABY RUTH Bar and Candies, REESE'S, FAST BREAK, milk chocolate peanut butter and soft nougats.

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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 -30.3%
Contains more Copper +25%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Calcium +29.8%
Contains more Iron +52.4%
Contains more Magnesium +11.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.3%
Contains more Potassium +14.1%
Contains more Zinc +30.6%
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 19% 36% 35% 56% 26% 44% 26% 60% 0% 0%
Contains less Sodium -30.3%
Contains more Copper +25%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Calcium +29.8%
Contains more Iron +52.4%
Contains more Magnesium +11.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.3%
Contains more Potassium +14.1%
Contains more Zinc +30.6%

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 B2 +21%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +124.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +185.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +225%
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 3% 0% 0% 2% 33% 24% 67% 26% 17% 30% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +124.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +185.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +225%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +70.5%
Contains more Protein +60.4%
Contains more Other +83.5%
Equal in Fats - 23.42
Equal in Carbs - 61.6
5% 22% 65% 7%
Protein: 5.4 g
Fats: 21.6 g
Carbs: 64.8 g
Water: 6.99 g
Other: 1.21 g
9% 23% 62% 4% 2%
Protein: 8.66 g
Fats: 23.42 g
Carbs: 61.6 g
Water: 4.1 g
Other: 2.22 g
Contains more Water +70.5%
Contains more Protein +60.4%
Contains more Other +83.5%
Equal in Fats - 23.42
Equal in Carbs - 61.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -32%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +60.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +64.1%
60% 27% 13%
Saturated Fat: 12.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.557 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.638 g
38% 42% 20%
Saturated Fat: 8.23 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.94 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.33 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -32%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +60.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +64.1%

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 Reese's fast break
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Baby ruth Reese's fast break Opinion
Net carbs 62.8g 58.7g Baby ruth
Protein 5.4g 8.66g Reese's fast break
Fats 21.6g 23.42g Reese's fast break
Carbs 64.8g 61.6g Baby ruth
Calories 459kcal 474kcal Reese's fast break
Sugar 54g 53.08g Reese's fast break
Fiber 2g 2.9g Reese's fast break
Calcium 47mg 61mg Reese's fast break
Iron 0.63mg 0.96mg Reese's fast break
Magnesium 43mg 48mg Reese's fast break
Phosphorus 94mg 130mg Reese's fast break
Potassium 249mg 284mg Reese's fast break
Sodium 230mg 330mg Baby ruth
Zinc 0.72mg 0.94mg Reese's fast break
Copper 0.225mg 0.18mg Baby ruth
Manganese 0.351mg 0mg Baby ruth
Selenium 2.5µg 0µg Baby ruth
Vitamin A 0IU 40IU Reese's fast break
Vitamin E 0.93mg Baby ruth
Vitamin C 0mg 0.4mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.13mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B2 0.121mg 0.1mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B3 1.251mg 3.57mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B5 0.333mg 0.42mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.07mg Reese's fast break
Folate 12µg 39µg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B12 0.06µg Baby ruth
Choline 34.9mg Baby ruth
Vitamin K 2.3µg Baby ruth
Cholesterol 0mg 4mg Baby ruth
Trans Fat 0.05g 0g Reese's fast break
Saturated Fat 12.1g 8.23g Reese's fast break
Monounsaturated Fat 5.557g 8.94g Reese's fast break
Polyunsaturated fat 2.638g 4.33g Reese's fast break

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Baby ruth Reese's fast break
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
15%
Reese's fast break
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
31%
Baby ruth
30%
Reese's fast break

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.87g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth contains less Sodium (difference - 100mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Reese's fast break - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169630/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.