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Macaroon vs. Kit Kat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Macaroon and Kit Kat different?

  • Macaroon has more Fiber, Vitamin B6, and Zinc, however, Kit Kat is richer in Vitamin B12, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B1.
  • Kit Kat covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 23% more than Macaroon.
  • Macaroon has 8 times more Zinc than Kit Kat. Macaroon has 0.73mg of Zinc, while Kit Kat has 0.09mg.
  • Kit Kat contains less Sodium.

Cookies, coconut macaroon and Candies, KIT KAT Wafer Bar types were used 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 Zinc +711.1%
Contains more Copper +22.3%
Contains more Selenium +36%
Contains more Calcium +2400%
Contains more Iron +22%
Contains more Magnesium +27.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +98.5%
Contains more Potassium +87.8%
Contains less Sodium -77.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 31% 21% 30% 11% 32% 20% 90% 0% 38%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 38% 38% 27% 58% 21% 8% 3% 74% 14% 28%
Contains more Zinc +711.1%
Contains more Copper +22.3%
Contains more Selenium +36%
Contains more Calcium +2400%
Contains more Iron +22%
Contains more Magnesium +27.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +98.5%
Contains more Potassium +87.8%
Contains less Sodium -77.6%

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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Kit Kat
Contains more Vitamin B6 +380%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +78.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +485%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +127.3%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +240.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +372.7%
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% 4% 0% 0% 5% 14% 5% 0% 23% 3% 0% 5% 3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 7% 0% 0% 30% 49% 10% 39% 5% 11% 70% 17% 14%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +380%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +78.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +485%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +127.3%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +240.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +372.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +605.5%
Contains more Other +33.6%
Contains more Protein +115.6%
Contains more Fats +15.3%
Equal in Carbs - 64.59
3% 23% 61% 12% 2%
Protein: 3.02 g
Fats: 22.55 g
Carbs: 61.22 g
Water: 11.5 g
Other: 1.71 g
7% 26% 65%
Protein: 6.51 g
Fats: 25.99 g
Carbs: 64.59 g
Water: 1.63 g
Other: 1.28 g
Contains more Water +605.5%
Contains more Other +33.6%
Contains more Protein +115.6%
Contains more Fats +15.3%
Equal in Carbs - 64.59

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -10.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +263%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +10.5%
89% 7% 4%
Saturated Fat: 20.099 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.61 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.81 g
73% 24% 4%
Saturated Fat: 17.953 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.844 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.895 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -10.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +263%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +10.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Macaroon Kit Kat Opinion
Net carbs 56.12g 63.59g Kit Kat
Protein 3.02g 6.51g Kit Kat
Fats 22.55g 25.99g Kit Kat
Carbs 61.22g 64.59g Kit Kat
Calories 460kcal 518kcal Kit Kat
Starch 10.6g Kit Kat
Fructose 0.2g Kit Kat
Sugar 45.16g 48.68g Macaroon
Fiber 5.1g 1g Macaroon
Calcium 5mg 125mg Kit Kat
Iron 0.82mg 1mg Kit Kat
Magnesium 29mg 37mg Kit Kat
Phosphorus 68mg 135mg Kit Kat
Potassium 123mg 231mg Kit Kat
Sodium 241mg 54mg Kit Kat
Zinc 0.73mg 0.09mg Macaroon
Copper 0.269mg 0.22mg Macaroon
Manganese 0.1mg Kit Kat
Selenium 6.8µg 5µg Macaroon
Vitamin A 0IU 81IU Kit Kat
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 24µg Kit Kat
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.34mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.117mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.21mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 0.5mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B5 0.64mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B6 0.096mg 0.02mg Macaroon
Folate 3µg 14µg Kit Kat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.56µg Kit Kat
Choline 9.1mg 31mg Kit Kat
Vitamin K 1.1µg 5.2µg Kit Kat
Tryptophan 0.09mg Kit Kat
Threonine 0.19mg Kit Kat
Isoleucine 0.28mg Kit Kat
Leucine 0.52mg Kit Kat
Lysine 0.28mg Kit Kat
Methionine 0.16mg Kit Kat
Phenylalanine 0.27mg Kit Kat
Valine 0.36mg Kit Kat
Histidine 0.11mg Kit Kat
Cholesterol 0mg 11mg Macaroon
Trans Fat 0.099g Macaroon
Saturated Fat 20.099g 17.953g Kit Kat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.61g 5.844g Kit Kat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 0.895g Kit Kat
Omega-3 - ALA 0.075g Kit Kat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Macaroon Kit Kat
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
5%
Macaroon
19%
Kit Kat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
27%
Macaroon
30%
Kit Kat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.52g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is cheaper?
Macaroon
Macaroon is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Kit Kat
Kit Kat contains less Sodium (difference - 187mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kit Kat
Kit Kat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.146g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kit Kat
Kit Kat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Macaroon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171847/nutrients
  2. Kit Kat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167992/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.