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Nougat vs. Reese's pieces — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Nougat and Reese's pieces?

  • Nougat is higher in Vitamin E , yet Reese's pieces are higher in Vitamin B3, Manganese, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Folate, and Vitamin B5.
  • Reese's pieces' daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 74% more.
  • Nougat has 3 times more Vitamin E than Reese's pieces. While Nougat has 2.77mg of Vitamin E , Reese's pieces have only 0.99mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Nougat is lower.

We used Candies, nougat, with almonds and Candies, REESE'S PIECES Candy 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 Iron +20.4%
Contains less Sodium -83%
Contains more Selenium +225%
Contains more Calcium +115.6%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.4%
Contains more Potassium +241.9%
Contains more Zinc +173.8%
Contains more Copper +206%
Contains more Manganese +261.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9.6% 22% 23% 24% 9.3% 4.3% 11% 45% 40% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 21% 18% 63% 89% 32% 25% 31% 137% 143% 4.4%
Contains more Iron +20.4%
Contains less Sodium -83%
Contains more Selenium +225%
Contains more Calcium +115.6%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.4%
Contains more Potassium +241.9%
Contains more Zinc +173.8%
Contains more Copper +206%
Contains more Manganese +261.8%

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.
Nougat
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +179.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1167.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +916.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +450%
Contains more Folate +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1000%
Contains more Choline +462.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0.06% 55% 0% 1% 3.3% 34% 9% 3.6% 4.6% 3.8% 1.3% 2.8% 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% 20% 0% 0% 45% 51% 114% 37% 25% 41% 14% 16% 15%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +179.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1167.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +916.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +450%
Contains more Folate +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1000%
Contains more Choline +462.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +54.3%
Contains more Water +115%
Contains more Protein +274.2%
Contains more Fats +1383.2%
Contains more Other +315.2%
3% 2% 92% 2%
Protein: 3.33 g
Fats: 1.67 g
Carbs: 92.39 g
Water: 2.15 g
Other: 0.46 g
12% 25% 60% 2%
Protein: 12.46 g
Fats: 24.77 g
Carbs: 59.86 g
Water: 1 g
Other: 1.91 g
Contains more Carbs +54.3%
Contains more Water +115%
Contains more Protein +274.2%
Contains more Fats +1383.2%
Contains more Other +315.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
100%
Saturated Fat: 1.667 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
72% 20% 8%
Saturated Fat: 16.42 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.46 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.88 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nougat Reese's pieces Opinion
Net carbs 89.09g 56.86g Nougat
Protein 3.33g 12.46g Reese's pieces
Fats 1.67g 24.77g Reese's pieces
Carbs 92.39g 59.86g Nougat
Calories 398kcal 497kcal Reese's pieces
Sugar 44.97g 53.25g Nougat
Fiber 3.3g 3g Nougat
Calcium 32mg 69mg Reese's pieces
Iron 0.59mg 0.49mg Nougat
Magnesium 32mg 88mg Reese's pieces
Phosphorus 55mg 207mg Reese's pieces
Potassium 105mg 359mg Reese's pieces
Sodium 33mg 194mg Nougat
Zinc 0.42mg 1.15mg Reese's pieces
Copper 0.134mg 0.41mg Reese's pieces
Manganese 0.304mg 1.1mg Reese's pieces
Selenium 2.6µg 0.8µg Nougat
Vitamin A 1IU 0IU Nougat
Vitamin E 2.77mg 0.99mg Nougat
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0mg Nougat
Vitamin B1 0.013mg 0.18mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B2 0.148mg 0.22mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B3 0.478mg 6.06mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B5 0.06mg 0.61mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B6 0.02mg 0.11mg Reese's pieces
Folate 5µg 55µg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B12 0.01µg 0.11µg Reese's pieces
Choline 5.1mg 28.7mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin K 0µg 5.9µg Reese's pieces
Saturated Fat 1.667g 16.42g Nougat
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 4.46g Reese's pieces
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 1.88g Reese's pieces

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nougat Reese's pieces
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
9%
Nougat
29%
Reese's pieces
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
20%
Nougat
56%
Reese's pieces

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.28g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nougat
Nougat contains less Sodium (difference - 161mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.753g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Nougat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169060/nutrients
  2. Reese's pieces - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168764/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.