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Baby ruth vs. Starburst — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Baby ruth and Starburst?

  • Baby ruth is higher in Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Fiber, and Vitamin B3, yet Starburst is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Starburst's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 65% more.
  • The amount of Sodium in Starburst is lower.

We used Candies, NESTLE, BABY RUTH Bar and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, STARBURST Fruit Chews, Original fruits types 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 +∞%
Contains more Iron +6200%
Contains more Magnesium +4200%
Contains more Phosphorus +1780%
Contains more Potassium +12350%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +1775%
Contains more Manganese +2240%
Contains more Selenium +212.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
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 0% 1% 1% 3% 1% 1% 0% 4% 2% 5%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +6200%
Contains more Magnesium +4200%
Contains more Phosphorus +1780%
Contains more Potassium +12350%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +1775%
Contains more Manganese +2240%
Contains more Selenium +212.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%

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 +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +5700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +5950%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24920%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +851.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.1
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 1% 7% 0% 196% 1% 1% 1% 3% 0% 1% 0% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin E +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +5700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +5950%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24920%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +851.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.1

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +1217.1%
Contains more Fats +163.1%
Contains more Other +303.3%
Contains more Carbs +27.4%
Contains more Water +21.7%
5% 22% 65% 7%
Protein: 5.4 g
Fats: 21.6 g
Carbs: 64.8 g
Water: 6.99 g
Other: 1.21 g
8% 83% 9%
Protein: 0.41 g
Fats: 8.21 g
Carbs: 82.57 g
Water: 8.51 g
Other: 0.3 g
Contains more Protein +1217.1%
Contains more Fats +163.1%
Contains more Other +303.3%
Contains more Carbs +27.4%
Contains more Water +21.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
Contains less Saturated Fat -35.7%
60% 27% 13%
Saturated Fat: 12.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.557 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.638 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 7.778 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
Contains less Saturated Fat -35.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Baby ruth Starburst Opinion
Net carbs 62.8g 82.57g Starburst
Protein 5.4g 0.41g Baby ruth
Fats 21.6g 8.21g Baby ruth
Carbs 64.8g 82.57g Starburst
Calories 459kcal 408kcal Baby ruth
Sugar 54g 58.12g Baby ruth
Fiber 2g 0g Baby ruth
Calcium 47mg 0mg Baby ruth
Iron 0.63mg 0.01mg Baby ruth
Magnesium 43mg 1mg Baby ruth
Phosphorus 94mg 5mg Baby ruth
Potassium 249mg 2mg Baby ruth
Sodium 230mg 2mg Starburst
Zinc 0.72mg 0mg Baby ruth
Copper 0.225mg 0.012mg Baby ruth
Manganese 0.351mg 0.015mg Baby ruth
Selenium 2.5µg 0.8µg Baby ruth
Vitamin A 0IU 1IU Starburst
Vitamin E 0.93mg 0.33mg Baby ruth
Vitamin C 0mg 58.7mg Starburst
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.001mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B2 0.121mg 0.002mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B3 1.251mg 0.005mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B5 0.333mg 0.035mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0mg Baby ruth
Folate 12µg 1µg Baby ruth
Vitamin B12 0.06µg 0µg Baby ruth
Choline 34.9mg 0mg Baby ruth
Vitamin K 2.3µg 2.1µg Baby ruth
Trans Fat 0.05g 0.141g Baby ruth
Saturated Fat 12.1g 7.778g Starburst
Monounsaturated Fat 5.557g 0g Baby ruth
Polyunsaturated fat 2.638g 0g Baby ruth

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Baby ruth Starburst
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
16%
Starburst
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
31%
Baby ruth
1%
Starburst

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Starburst
Starburst contains less Sodium (difference - 228mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Starburst
Starburst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.322g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.12g)
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 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 ($)

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. Starburst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169590/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.