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Macaroon vs. M&Ms Peanut — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Macaroon and M&Ms Peanut different?

  • M&Ms Peanut has more Copper, Vitamin B3, Vitamin E , Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Folate, Calcium, Magnesium, and Zinc than Macaroon.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Macaroon is 50% higher.
  • M&Ms Peanut has less Saturated Fat.

Cookies, coconut macaroon and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, M&M's Peanut Chocolate Candies are the varieties 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 Selenium +65.9%
Contains more Calcium +1940%
Contains more Iron +41.5%
Contains more Magnesium +137.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +179.4%
Contains more Potassium +182.1%
Contains less Sodium -79.3%
Contains more Zinc +141.1%
Contains more Copper +87.7%
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 31% 44% 50% 82% 31% 7% 48% 169% 87% 23%
Contains more Selenium +65.9%
Contains more Calcium +1940%
Contains more Iron +41.5%
Contains more Magnesium +137.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +179.4%
Contains more Potassium +182.1%
Contains less Sodium -79.3%
Contains more Zinc +141.1%
Contains more Copper +87.7%

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 E +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +215%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1428.2%
Contains more Folate +1733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +309.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +172.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.09
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% 57% 0% 0% 16% 25% 64% 38% 21% 42% 40% 21% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +215%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1428.2%
Contains more Folate +1733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +309.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +172.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.09

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +363.7%
Contains more Other +27.6%
Contains more Protein +216.9%
Contains more Fats +15.9%
Equal in Carbs - 60.48
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
10% 26% 60% 2%
Protein: 9.57 g
Fats: 26.13 g
Carbs: 60.48 g
Water: 2.48 g
Other: 1.34 g
Contains more Water +363.7%
Contains more Other +27.6%
Contains more Protein +216.9%
Contains more Fats +15.9%
Equal in Carbs - 60.48

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -49.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +402.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +326.7%
89% 7% 4%
Saturated Fat: 20.099 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.61 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.81 g
47% 37% 16%
Saturated Fat: 10.169 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.086 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.456 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -49.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +402.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +326.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Macaroon M&Ms Peanut Opinion
Net carbs 56.12g 56.78g M&Ms Peanut
Protein 3.02g 9.57g M&Ms Peanut
Fats 22.55g 26.13g M&Ms Peanut
Carbs 61.22g 60.48g Macaroon
Calories 460kcal 515kcal M&Ms Peanut
Sugar 45.16g 50.75g Macaroon
Fiber 5.1g 3.7g Macaroon
Calcium 5mg 102mg M&Ms Peanut
Iron 0.82mg 1.16mg M&Ms Peanut
Magnesium 29mg 69mg M&Ms Peanut
Phosphorus 68mg 190mg M&Ms Peanut
Potassium 123mg 347mg M&Ms Peanut
Sodium 241mg 50mg M&Ms Peanut
Zinc 0.73mg 1.76mg M&Ms Peanut
Copper 0.269mg 0.505mg M&Ms Peanut
Manganese 0.664mg M&Ms Peanut
Selenium 6.8µg 4.1µg Macaroon
Vitamin A 0IU 74IU M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 22µg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin E 0.19mg 2.85mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.063mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.106mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 3.362mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B5 0.627mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.096mg 0.09mg Macaroon
Folate 3µg 55µg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.32µg M&Ms Peanut
Choline 9.1mg 37.3mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin K 1.1µg 3µg M&Ms Peanut
Cholesterol 0mg 8mg Macaroon
Trans Fat 0.328g Macaroon
Saturated Fat 20.099g 10.169g M&Ms Peanut
Monounsaturated Fat 1.61g 8.086g M&Ms Peanut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 3.456g M&Ms Peanut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Macaroon M&Ms Peanut
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
26%
M&Ms Peanut
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
27%
Macaroon
57%
M&Ms Peanut

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.59g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
M&Ms Peanut
M&Ms Peanut contains less Sodium (difference - 191mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
M&Ms Peanut
M&Ms Peanut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.93g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
M&Ms Peanut
M&Ms Peanut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
M&Ms Peanut
M&Ms Peanut 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. Macaroon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171847/nutrients
  2. M&Ms Peanut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169582/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.