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Icing vs. Reesesticks — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Icing and Reesesticks different?

  • Icing is higher in Vitamin B2, however, Reesesticks are richer in Copper, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Iron, Fiber, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Reesesticks is 51% higher.
  • Icing contains 3 times more Vitamin B2 than Reesesticks. While Icing contains 0.302mg of Vitamin B2, Reesesticks contain only 0.1mg.
  • Icing has less Saturated Fat.

Frostings, vanilla, creamy, ready-to-eat and Candies, HERSHEY, REESESTICKS crispy wafers, peanut butter, milk chocolate 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 less Sodium -30.3%
Contains more Calcium +2233.3%
Contains more Iron +712.5%
Contains more Magnesium +4800%
Contains more Phosphorus +700%
Contains more Potassium +767.6%
Contains more Zinc +1314.3%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Selenium +600%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0.9% 6% 0.71% 7.7% 3% 24% 1.9% 0% 0% 0.55%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 21% 49% 35% 62% 26% 34% 27% 67% 0% 3.8%
Contains less Sodium -30.3%
Contains more Calcium +2233.3%
Contains more Iron +712.5%
Contains more Magnesium +4800%
Contains more Phosphorus +700%
Contains more Potassium +767.6%
Contains more Zinc +1314.3%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Selenium +600%

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.
Icing
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +202%
Contains more Vitamin K +120.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +81%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1554.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +700%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +1126.1%
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% 31% 0% 0% 2.5% 70% 4.1% 3.3% 0% 6% 0% 1.3% 33%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3.5% 55% 0% 2% 33% 23% 68% 26% 18% 30% 19% 15% 15%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +202%
Contains more Vitamin K +120.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +81%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1554.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +700%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +1126.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +22.6%
Contains more Water +841.9%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +93.1%
Contains more Other +165.4%
16% 68% 15%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 16.23 g
Carbs: 67.89 g
Water: 15.07 g
Other: 0.81 g
10% 31% 55% 2%
Protein: 9.53 g
Fats: 31.34 g
Carbs: 55.38 g
Water: 1.6 g
Other: 2.15 g
Contains more Carbs +22.6%
Contains more Water +841.9%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +93.1%
Contains more Other +165.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -77.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +69.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +122.6%
19% 31% 50%
Saturated Fat: 2.974 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.86 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.951 g
46% 38% 16%
Saturated Fat: 13.21 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 10.82 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.68 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -77.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +69.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +122.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Icing Reesesticks Opinion
Net carbs 67.89g 52.08g Icing
Protein 0g 9.53g Reesesticks
Fats 16.23g 31.34g Reesesticks
Carbs 67.89g 55.38g Icing
Calories 418kcal 521kcal Reesesticks
Sugar 63.1g 40.33g Reesesticks
Fiber 0g 3.3g Reesesticks
Calcium 3mg 70mg Reesesticks
Iron 0.16mg 1.3mg Reesesticks
Magnesium 1mg 49mg Reesesticks
Phosphorus 18mg 144mg Reesesticks
Potassium 34mg 295mg Reesesticks
Sodium 184mg 264mg Icing
Zinc 0.07mg 0.99mg Reesesticks
Copper 0mg 0.2mg Reesesticks
Selenium 0.1µg 0.7µg Reesesticks
Vitamin A 0IU 58IU Reesesticks
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 14µg Reesesticks
Vitamin E 1.53mg 2.77mg Reesesticks
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Reesesticks
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.13mg Reesesticks
Vitamin B2 0.302mg 0.1mg Icing
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 3.64mg Reesesticks
Vitamin B5 0.055mg 0.44mg Reesesticks
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.08mg Reesesticks
Folate 8µg 40µg Reesesticks
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.15µg Reesesticks
Choline 2.3mg 28.2mg Reesesticks
Vitamin K 13µg 5.9µg Icing
Cholesterol 0mg 6mg Icing
Saturated Fat 2.974g 13.21g Icing
Monounsaturated Fat 4.86g 10.82g Reesesticks
Polyunsaturated fat 7.951g 4.68g Icing

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Icing Reesesticks
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
12%
Icing
24%
Reesesticks
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
4%
Icing
32%
Reesesticks

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Reesesticks
Reesesticks is lower in Sugar (difference - 22.77g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reesesticks
Reesesticks is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Reesesticks
Reesesticks is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Reesesticks
Reesesticks is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Icing
Icing contains less Sodium (difference - 80mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Icing
Icing is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Icing
Icing is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.236g)
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. Icing - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169620/nutrients
  2. Reesesticks - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169628/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.