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

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Significant differences between Macaroon and Reese's pieces

  • Macaroon has more Selenium, and Fiber, however, Reese's pieces are richer in Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Copper, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Folate, and Vitamin B2.
  • Reese's pieces covers your daily Vitamin B3 needs 37% more than Macaroon.
  • Reese's pieces have 9 times less Selenium than Macaroon. Macaroon has 6.8µg of Selenium, while Reese's pieces have 0.8µg.
  • Reese's pieces contain less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cookies, coconut macaroon and Candies, REESE'S PIECES Candy.

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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 +67.3%
Contains more Selenium +750%
Contains more Calcium +1280%
Contains more Magnesium +203.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +204.4%
Contains more Potassium +191.9%
Contains less Sodium -19.5%
Contains more Zinc +57.5%
Contains more Copper +52.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1.5% 31% 21% 29% 11% 31% 20% 90% 0% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 21% 18% 63% 89% 32% 25% 31% 137% 143% 4.4%
Contains more Iron +67.3%
Contains more Selenium +750%
Contains more Calcium +1280%
Contains more Magnesium +203.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +204.4%
Contains more Potassium +191.9%
Contains less Sodium -19.5%
Contains more Zinc +57.5%
Contains more Copper +52.4%

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 E +421.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2654.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.6%
Contains more Folate +1733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +215.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +436.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 3.8% 0% 0% 5% 14% 4.1% 0% 22% 2.3% 0% 5% 2.8%
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 E +421.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2654.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.6%
Contains more Folate +1733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +215.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +436.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +1050%
Contains more Protein +312.6%
Contains more Other +11.7%
Equal in Fats - 24.77
Equal in Carbs - 59.86
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
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 Water +1050%
Contains more Protein +312.6%
Contains more Other +11.7%
Equal in Fats - 24.77
Equal in Carbs - 59.86

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -18.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +177%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +132.1%
89% 7% 4%
Saturated Fat: 20.099 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.61 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.81 g
72% 20% 8%
Saturated Fat: 16.42 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.46 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.88 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -18.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +177%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +132.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Macaroon Reese's pieces Opinion
Net carbs 56.12g 56.86g Reese's pieces
Protein 3.02g 12.46g Reese's pieces
Fats 22.55g 24.77g Reese's pieces
Carbs 61.22g 59.86g Macaroon
Calories 460kcal 497kcal Reese's pieces
Sugar 45.16g 53.25g Macaroon
Fiber 5.1g 3g Macaroon
Calcium 5mg 69mg Reese's pieces
Iron 0.82mg 0.49mg Macaroon
Magnesium 29mg 88mg Reese's pieces
Phosphorus 68mg 207mg Reese's pieces
Potassium 123mg 359mg Reese's pieces
Sodium 241mg 194mg Reese's pieces
Zinc 0.73mg 1.15mg Reese's pieces
Copper 0.269mg 0.41mg Reese's pieces
Manganese 1.1mg Reese's pieces
Selenium 6.8µg 0.8µg Macaroon
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.99mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.18mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.22mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 6.06mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B5 0.61mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B6 0.096mg 0.11mg Reese's pieces
Folate 3µg 55µg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.11µg Reese's pieces
Choline 9.1mg 28.7mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin K 1.1µg 5.9µg Reese's pieces
Saturated Fat 20.099g 16.42g Reese's pieces
Monounsaturated Fat 1.61g 4.46g Reese's pieces
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 1.88g Reese's pieces

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Macaroon 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
5%
Macaroon
29%
Reese's pieces
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
27%
Macaroon
56%
Reese's pieces

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.679g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.09g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. 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.