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Crunch bar vs. Snickers — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Crunch bar and Snickers

  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Crunch bar is 16% higher.
  • Snickers contains less Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Candies, NESTLE, CRUNCH Bar and Dessert Topping and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, SNICKERS CRUNCHER.

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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 +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -20.6%
Equal in Calcium - 90
Equal in Iron - 0.68
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 27% 26% 0% 0% 0% 25% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -20.6%
Equal in Calcium - 90
Equal in Iron - 0.68

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 +12.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 0.5
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 8% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +12.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 0.5

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +37.2%
Contains more Water +587.7%
Equal in Fats - 24.38
Equal in Carbs - 62.85
Equal in Other - 1.44
5% 26% 67%
Protein: 5 g
Fats: 26 g
Carbs: 67 g
Water: 0.65 g
Other: 1.35 g
7% 24% 63% 4%
Protein: 6.86 g
Fats: 24.38 g
Carbs: 62.85 g
Water: 4.47 g
Other: 1.44 g
Contains more Protein +37.2%
Contains more Water +587.7%
Equal in Fats - 24.38
Equal in Carbs - 62.85
Equal in Other - 1.44

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -20.6%
100%
Saturated Fat: 16 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 12.703 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -20.6%

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 Snickers
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crunch bar Snickers Opinion
Net carbs 65.1g 60.95g Crunch bar
Protein 5g 6.86g Snickers
Fats 26g 24.38g Crunch bar
Carbs 67g 62.85g Crunch bar
Calories 500kcal 488kcal Crunch bar
Sugar 55g 46.54g Snickers
Fiber 1.9g 1.9g
Calcium 100mg 90mg Crunch bar
Iron 0.7mg 0.68mg Crunch bar
Potassium 305mg Crunch bar
Sodium 150mg 189mg Crunch bar
Vitamin A 107IU 120IU Snickers
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0.5mg
Cholesterol 13mg 9mg Snickers
Trans Fat 0.137g 0.394g Crunch bar
Saturated Fat 16g 12.703g Snickers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crunch bar Snickers
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
1%
Snickers
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Crunch bar
8%
Snickers

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Snickers
Snickers is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.46g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Snickers
Snickers is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Snickers
Snickers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.297g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Crunch bar
Crunch bar contains less Sodium (difference - 39mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crunch bar
Crunch bar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
Which food is cheaper?
Crunch bar
Crunch bar is cheaper (difference - $2)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Snickers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169663/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.