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Banana pudding vs. Skittles — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Banana pudding and Skittles

  • Banana pudding has more Calcium, and Vitamin A RAE, however, Skittles has more Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Skittles is 74% higher.
  • Skittles are lower in Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Puddings, banana, dry mix, instant, prepared with 2% milk and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, SKITTLES Wild Berry Bite Size 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.
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 31% 3% 9% 93% 12% 39% 10% 4% 1% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +8287.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 11% 0% 24% 3% 9% 32% 2% 17% 9% 3% 38% 0% 0%
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% 0% 0% 224% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +8287.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +1352.6%
Contains more Water +1845.7%
Contains more Other +32%
Contains more Fats +150%
Contains more Carbs +359.8%
3% 2% 20% 75%
Protein: 2.76 g
Fats: 1.7 g
Carbs: 19.74 g
Water: 74.52 g
Other: 1.28 g
4% 91% 4%
Protein: 0.19 g
Fats: 4.25 g
Carbs: 90.76 g
Water: 3.83 g
Other: 0.97 g
Contains more Protein +1352.6%
Contains more Water +1845.7%
Contains more Other +32%
Contains more Fats +150%
Contains more Carbs +359.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.4%
63% 30% 8%
Saturated Fat: 0.971 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.46 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.118 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 4.115 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Banana pudding Skittles Opinion
Net carbs 19.74g 90.76g Skittles
Protein 2.76g 0.19g Banana pudding
Fats 1.7g 4.25g Skittles
Carbs 19.74g 90.76g Skittles
Calories 105kcal 402kcal Skittles
Sugar 75.92g Banana pudding
Calcium 102mg 0mg Banana pudding
Iron 0.06mg 0mg Banana pudding
Magnesium 12mg Banana pudding
Phosphorus 216mg Banana pudding
Potassium 131mg Banana pudding
Sodium 296mg 15mg Skittles
Zinc 0.33mg Banana pudding
Copper 0.01mg Banana pudding
Manganese 0.003mg Banana pudding
Selenium 2µg Banana pudding
Vitamin A 170IU 0IU Banana pudding
Vitamin A RAE 46µg 0µg Banana pudding
Vitamin D 33IU Banana pudding
Vitamin D 0.8µg Banana pudding
Vitamin C 0.8mg 67.1mg Skittles
Vitamin B1 0.033mg Banana pudding
Vitamin B2 0.137mg Banana pudding
Vitamin B3 0.072mg Banana pudding
Vitamin B5 0.267mg Banana pudding
Vitamin B6 0.036mg Banana pudding
Folate 4µg Banana pudding
Vitamin B12 0.3µg Banana pudding
Tryptophan 0.039mg Banana pudding
Threonine 0.125mg Banana pudding
Isoleucine 0.167mg Banana pudding
Leucine 0.271mg Banana pudding
Lysine 0.219mg Banana pudding
Methionine 0.07mg Banana pudding
Phenylalanine 0.134mg Banana pudding
Valine 0.185mg Banana pudding
Histidine 0.075mg Banana pudding
Cholesterol 6mg 0mg Skittles
Trans Fat 0.074g Banana pudding
Saturated Fat 0.971g 4.115g Banana pudding
Monounsaturated Fat 0.46g Banana pudding
Polyunsaturated fat 0.118g Banana pudding

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Banana pudding Skittles
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
11%
Banana pudding
17%
Skittles
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Banana pudding
0%
Skittles

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Skittles
Skittles contains less Sodium (difference - 281mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skittles
Skittles is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Banana pudding
Banana pudding is lower in Sugar (difference - 75.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Banana pudding
Banana pudding is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.144g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Banana pudding
Banana pudding is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Banana pudding
Banana pudding is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Banana pudding
Banana pudding is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Banana pudding - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167588/nutrients
  2. Skittles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168840/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.