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Halva vs. Reese's fast break — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Halva and Reese's fast break different?

  • Halva has more Copper, Phosphorus, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Zinc, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Selenium than Reese's fast break.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Halva is 114% higher.
  • Halva has less Saturated Fat.

Candies, halavah, plain and Candies, REESE'S, FAST BREAK, milk chocolate peanut butter and soft nougats 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 Iron +371.9%
Contains more Magnesium +354.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +366.9%
Contains less Sodium -40.9%
Contains more Zinc +359.6%
Contains more Copper +567.8%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Calcium +84.8%
Contains more Potassium +51.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 170% 156% 261% 17% 26% 118% 401% 114% 63%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 36% 35% 56% 26% 44% 26% 60% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +371.9%
Contains more Magnesium +354.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +366.9%
Contains less Sodium -40.9%
Contains more Zinc +359.6%
Contains more Copper +567.8%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Calcium +84.8%
Contains more Potassium +51.9%

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.
Halva
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +226.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +397.1%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1900%
Contains more Vitamin C +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +141.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 1% 106% 21% 54% 11% 81% 49% 5% 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 3% 0% 0% 2% 33% 24% 67% 26% 17% 30% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +226.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +397.1%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1900%
Contains more Vitamin C +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +141.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +44.2%
Contains more Water +11.7%
Contains more Other +21.3%
Equal in Fats - 23.42
Equal in Carbs - 61.6
12% 22% 60% 4% 2%
Protein: 12.49 g
Fats: 21.52 g
Carbs: 60.49 g
Water: 3.67 g
Other: 1.83 g
9% 23% 62% 4% 2%
Protein: 8.66 g
Fats: 23.42 g
Carbs: 61.6 g
Water: 4.1 g
Other: 2.22 g
Contains more Protein +44.2%
Contains more Water +11.7%
Contains more Other +21.3%
Equal in Fats - 23.42
Equal in Carbs - 61.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -49.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +95.9%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 8.94
20% 39% 41%
Saturated Fat: 4.127 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.194 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.481 g
38% 42% 20%
Saturated Fat: 8.23 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.94 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.33 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -49.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +95.9%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 8.94

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Halva Reese's fast break Opinion
Net carbs 55.99g 58.7g Reese's fast break
Protein 12.49g 8.66g Halva
Fats 21.52g 23.42g Reese's fast break
Carbs 60.49g 61.6g Reese's fast break
Calories 469kcal 474kcal Reese's fast break
Sugar 53.08g Halva
Fiber 4.5g 2.9g Halva
Calcium 33mg 61mg Reese's fast break
Iron 4.53mg 0.96mg Halva
Magnesium 218mg 48mg Halva
Phosphorus 607mg 130mg Halva
Potassium 187mg 284mg Reese's fast break
Sodium 195mg 330mg Halva
Zinc 4.32mg 0.94mg Halva
Copper 1.202mg 0.18mg Halva
Manganese 0.873mg 0mg Halva
Selenium 11.5µg 0µg Halva
Vitamin A 2IU 40IU Reese's fast break
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0.4mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B1 0.424mg 0.13mg Halva
Vitamin B2 0.088mg 0.1mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B3 2.856mg 3.57mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B5 0.174mg 0.42mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.07mg Halva
Folate 65µg 39µg Halva
Vitamin B12 0.04µg Halva
Cholesterol 0mg 4mg Halva
Saturated Fat 4.127g 8.23g Halva
Monounsaturated Fat 8.194g 8.94g Reese's fast break
Polyunsaturated fat 8.481g 4.33g Halva

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Halva Reese's fast break
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
25%
Halva
15%
Reese's fast break
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
133%
Halva
30%
Reese's fast break

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is lower in glycemic index (difference - 55)
Which food is cheaper?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Halva
Halva is lower in Sugar (difference - 53.08g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Halva
Halva contains less Sodium (difference - 135mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Halva
Halva is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Halva
Halva is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.103g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Halva
Halva is relatively richer in minerals
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. Halva - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167996/nutrients
  2. Reese's fast break - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169630/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.