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Crunch bar vs. Mounds candy bar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Crunch bar and Mounds candy bar?

  • Crunch bar is higher in Calcium, yet Mounds candy bar is higher in Iron, and Fiber.
  • Mounds candy bar's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 23% more.
  • Crunch bar has 5 times more Calcium than Mounds candy bar. While Crunch bar has 100mg of Calcium, Mounds candy bar has only 21mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Mounds candy bar is lower.

We used Candies, NESTLE, CRUNCH Bar and Dessert Topping and Candies, MOUNDS Candy Bar types 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 Calcium +376.2%
Contains more Iron +198.6%
Equal in Potassium - 321
Equal in Sodium - 145
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 30% 26% 0% 0% 27% 20% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6.3% 78% 39% 39% 28% 19% 30% 133% 124% 36%
Contains more Calcium +376.2%
Contains more Iron +198.6%
Equal in Potassium - 321
Equal in Sodium - 145

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 +25%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6.4% 0% 0% 1.7% 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% 3.8% 0% 1.3% 12% 13% 5.2% 15% 21% 4.5% 0% 6.4% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +25%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +14.4%
Contains more Other +16.4%
Contains more Water +1292.3%
Equal in Protein - 4.6
Equal in Fats - 26.6
5% 26% 67%
Protein: 5 g
Fats: 26 g
Carbs: 67 g
Water: 0.65 g
Other: 1.35 g
5% 27% 59% 9%
Protein: 4.6 g
Fats: 26.6 g
Carbs: 58.59 g
Water: 9.05 g
Other: 1.16 g
Contains more Carbs +14.4%
Contains more Other +16.4%
Contains more Water +1292.3%
Equal in Protein - 4.6
Equal in Fats - 26.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -22.3%
100%
Saturated Fat: 16 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
97% 2%
Saturated Fat: 20.58 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.39 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.14 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -22.3%

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 Mounds candy bar
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crunch bar Mounds candy bar Opinion
Net carbs 65.1g 54.89g Crunch bar
Protein 5g 4.6g Crunch bar
Fats 26g 26.6g Mounds candy bar
Carbs 67g 58.59g Crunch bar
Calories 500kcal 486kcal Crunch bar
Sugar 55g 46.19g Mounds candy bar
Fiber 1.9g 3.7g Mounds candy bar
Calcium 100mg 21mg Crunch bar
Iron 0.7mg 2.09mg Mounds candy bar
Magnesium 55mg Mounds candy bar
Phosphorus 91mg Mounds candy bar
Potassium 305mg 321mg Mounds candy bar
Sodium 150mg 145mg Mounds candy bar
Zinc 1.1mg Mounds candy bar
Copper 0.4mg Mounds candy bar
Manganese 0.948mg Mounds candy bar
Selenium 6.6µg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin A 107IU 0IU Crunch bar
Vitamin E 0.19mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0.4mg Crunch bar
Vitamin B1 0.049mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin B2 0.058mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin B3 0.277mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin B5 0.245mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin B6 0.09mg Mounds candy bar
Folate 6µg Mounds candy bar
Choline 11.8mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin K 1.6µg Mounds candy bar
Cholesterol 13mg 2mg Mounds candy bar
Trans Fat 0.137g Mounds candy bar
Saturated Fat 16g 20.58g Crunch bar
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39g Mounds candy bar
Polyunsaturated fat 0.14g Mounds candy bar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crunch bar Mounds candy bar
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
7%
Mounds candy bar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Crunch bar
53%
Mounds candy bar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.81g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crunch bar
Crunch bar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.58g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
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. Crunch bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168762/nutrients
  2. Mounds candy bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168759/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.