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Crunch bar vs. Marshmallow — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Crunch bar and Marshmallow

  • Marshmallow contains less Calcium, Potassium, Fiber, and Iron than Crunch bar.
  • Crunch bar's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 80% higher.
  • Marshmallow contains 61 times less Potassium than Crunch bar. Crunch bar contains 305mg of Potassium, while Marshmallow contains 5mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Marshmallow is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Candies, NESTLE, CRUNCH Bar and Dessert Topping and Candies, marshmallows.

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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 +3233.3%
Contains more Iron +204.3%
Contains more Potassium +6000%
Contains less Sodium -46.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 30% 27% 0% 0% 27% 20% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 9% 2% 4% 1% 11% 2% 33% 2% 10%
Contains more Calcium +3233.3%
Contains more Iron +204.3%
Contains more Potassium +6000%
Contains less Sodium -46.7%

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 C +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +177.8%
Contains more Fats +12900%
Contains more Other +350%
Contains more Carbs +21.3%
Contains more Water +2423.1%
5% 26% 67%
Protein: 5 g
Fats: 26 g
Carbs: 67 g
Water: 0.65 g
Other: 1.35 g
2% 81% 16%
Protein: 1.8 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 81.3 g
Water: 16.4 g
Other: 0.3 g
Contains more Protein +177.8%
Contains more Fats +12900%
Contains more Other +350%
Contains more Carbs +21.3%
Contains more Water +2423.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.7%
100%
Saturated Fat: 16 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
31% 44% 26%
Saturated Fat: 0.056 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.08 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.047 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crunch bar Marshmallow Opinion
Net carbs 65.1g 81.2g Marshmallow
Protein 5g 1.8g Crunch bar
Fats 26g 0.2g Crunch bar
Carbs 67g 81.3g Marshmallow
Calories 500kcal 318kcal Crunch bar
Sugar 55g 57.56g Crunch bar
Fiber 1.9g 0.1g Crunch bar
Calcium 100mg 3mg Crunch bar
Iron 0.7mg 0.23mg Crunch bar
Magnesium 2mg Marshmallow
Phosphorus 8mg Marshmallow
Potassium 305mg 5mg Crunch bar
Sodium 150mg 80mg Marshmallow
Zinc 0.04mg Marshmallow
Copper 0.097mg Marshmallow
Manganese 0.008mg Marshmallow
Selenium 1.7µg Marshmallow
Vitamin A 107IU 0IU Crunch bar
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0mg Crunch bar
Vitamin B1 0.001mg Marshmallow
Vitamin B2 0.001mg Marshmallow
Vitamin B3 0.078mg Marshmallow
Vitamin B5 0.005mg Marshmallow
Vitamin B6 0.003mg Marshmallow
Folate 1µg Marshmallow
Choline 0.1mg Marshmallow
Threonine 0.035mg Marshmallow
Isoleucine 0.028mg Marshmallow
Leucine 0.066mg Marshmallow
Lysine 0.077mg Marshmallow
Methionine 0.015mg Marshmallow
Phenylalanine 0.042mg Marshmallow
Valine 0.05mg Marshmallow
Histidine 0.017mg Marshmallow
Cholesterol 13mg 0mg Marshmallow
Trans Fat 0.137g Marshmallow
Saturated Fat 16g 0.056g Marshmallow
Monounsaturated Fat 0.08g Marshmallow
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g Marshmallow

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crunch bar Marshmallow
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
1%
Crunch bar
0%
Marshmallow
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Crunch bar
7%
Marshmallow

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow contains less Sodium (difference - 70mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.944g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Crunch bar
Crunch bar is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.56g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crunch bar
Crunch bar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is cheaper?
Crunch bar
Crunch bar is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
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. Crunch bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168762/nutrients
  2. Marshmallow - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167995/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.