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

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What are the main differences between Caramel and Reese's fast break?

  • Caramel is richer in Vitamin B2, and Calcium, yet Reese's fast break is richer in Vitamin B3, Copper, Fiber, Iron, Folate, and Magnesium.
  • Reese's fast break's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 29% higher.
  • Caramel has 3 times more Vitamin B2 than Reese's fast break. Caramel has 0.256mg of Vitamin B2, while Reese's fast break has 0.1mg.
  • Caramel contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Candies, caramels and Candies, REESE'S, FAST BREAK, milk chocolate peanut butter and soft nougats types in this comparison.

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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 +126.2%
Contains less Sodium -25.8%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Iron +585.7%
Contains more Magnesium +182.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains more Potassium +32.7%
Contains more Zinc +113.6%
Contains more Copper +900%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 42% 6% 13% 49% 19% 32% 12% 6% 2% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 36% 35% 56% 26% 44% 26% 60% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +126.2%
Contains less Sodium -25.8%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Iron +585.7%
Contains more Magnesium +182.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains more Potassium +32.7%
Contains more Zinc +113.6%
Contains more Copper +900%

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 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2312.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Folate +875%
Equal in Vitamin A - 40
Equal in Vitamin C - 0.4
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% 10% 0% 2% 26% 60% 3% 38% 13% 3% 38% 5% 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 3% 0% 0% 2% 33% 24% 67% 26% 17% 30% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2312.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Folate +875%
Equal in Vitamin A - 40
Equal in Vitamin C - 0.4

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +25%
Contains more Water +107.3%
Contains more Protein +88.3%
Contains more Fats +189.1%
Contains more Other +23.3%
5% 8% 77% 9% 2%
Protein: 4.6 g
Fats: 8.1 g
Carbs: 77 g
Water: 8.5 g
Other: 1.8 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 Carbs +25%
Contains more Water +107.3%
Contains more Protein +88.3%
Contains more Fats +189.1%
Contains more Other +23.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -69.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +479.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +24.5%
33% 21% 46%
Saturated Fat: 2.476 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.542 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.478 g
38% 42% 20%
Saturated Fat: 8.23 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.94 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.33 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -69.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +479.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +24.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caramel Reese's fast break Opinion
Net carbs 77g 58.7g Caramel
Protein 4.6g 8.66g Reese's fast break
Fats 8.1g 23.42g Reese's fast break
Carbs 77g 61.6g Caramel
Calories 382kcal 474kcal Reese's fast break
Sugar 65.5g 53.08g Reese's fast break
Fiber 0g 2.9g Reese's fast break
Calcium 138mg 61mg Caramel
Iron 0.14mg 0.96mg Reese's fast break
Magnesium 17mg 48mg Reese's fast break
Phosphorus 114mg 130mg Reese's fast break
Potassium 214mg 284mg Reese's fast break
Sodium 245mg 330mg Caramel
Zinc 0.44mg 0.94mg Reese's fast break
Copper 0.018mg 0.18mg Reese's fast break
Manganese 0.011mg 0mg Caramel
Selenium 1.8µg 0µg Caramel
Vitamin A 42IU 40IU Caramel
Vitamin A RAE 12µg Caramel
Vitamin E 0.46mg Caramel
Vitamin C 0.4mg 0.4mg
Vitamin B1 0.103mg 0.13mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B2 0.256mg 0.1mg Caramel
Vitamin B3 0.148mg 3.57mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B5 0.62mg 0.42mg Caramel
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.07mg Reese's fast break
Folate 4µg 39µg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B12 0.3µg Caramel
Choline 8mg Caramel
Vitamin K 1.8µg Caramel
Tryptophan 0.06mg Caramel
Threonine 0.192mg Caramel
Isoleucine 0.258mg Caramel
Leucine 0.417mg Caramel
Lysine 0.338mg Caramel
Methionine 0.107mg Caramel
Phenylalanine 0.205mg Caramel
Valine 0.285mg Caramel
Histidine 0.115mg Caramel
Cholesterol 7mg 4mg Reese's fast break
Saturated Fat 2.476g 8.23g Caramel
Monounsaturated Fat 1.542g 8.94g Reese's fast break
Polyunsaturated fat 3.478g 4.33g Reese's fast break

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Caramel Reese's fast break
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
15%
Caramel
15%
Reese's fast break
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Caramel
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 - 12.42g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is cheaper?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Caramel
Caramel contains less Sodium (difference - 85mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caramel
Caramel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.754g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caramel
Caramel 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. Caramel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167974/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.