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

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Differences between Kit Kat and Reese's fast break

  • Kit Kat has more Selenium, Vitamin B2, and Calcium, while Reese's fast break has more Vitamin B3, Zinc, Fiber, and Folate.
  • Kit Kat's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 49% higher.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Reese's fast break is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Candies, KIT KAT Wafer Bar and Candies, REESE'S, FAST BREAK, milk chocolate peanut butter and soft nougats.

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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 +104.9%
Contains less Sodium -83.6%
Contains more Copper +22.2%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +29.7%
Contains more Potassium +22.9%
Contains more Zinc +944.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.96
Equal in Phosphorus - 130
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 38% 38% 27% 58% 21% 8% 3% 74% 14% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 36% 35% 56% 26% 44% 26% 60% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +104.9%
Contains less Sodium -83.6%
Contains more Copper +22.2%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +29.7%
Contains more Potassium +22.9%
Contains more Zinc +944.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.96
Equal in Phosphorus - 130

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 +102.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +614%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +250%
Contains more Folate +178.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 7% 0% 0% 30% 49% 10% 39% 5% 11% 70% 17% 14%
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 A +102.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +614%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +250%
Contains more Folate +178.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +11%
Contains more Protein +33%
Contains more Water +151.5%
Contains more Other +73.4%
Equal in Fats - 23.42
Equal in Carbs - 61.6
7% 26% 65%
Protein: 6.51 g
Fats: 25.99 g
Carbs: 64.59 g
Water: 1.63 g
Other: 1.28 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 Fats +11%
Contains more Protein +33%
Contains more Water +151.5%
Contains more Other +73.4%
Equal in Fats - 23.42
Equal in Carbs - 61.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -54.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +53%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +383.8%
73% 24% 4%
Saturated Fat: 17.953 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.844 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.895 g
38% 42% 20%
Saturated Fat: 8.23 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.94 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.33 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -54.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +53%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +383.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kit Kat Reese's fast break Opinion
Net carbs 63.59g 58.7g Kit Kat
Protein 6.51g 8.66g Reese's fast break
Fats 25.99g 23.42g Kit Kat
Carbs 64.59g 61.6g Kit Kat
Calories 518kcal 474kcal Kit Kat
Starch 10.6g Kit Kat
Fructose 0.2g Kit Kat
Sugar 48.68g 53.08g Kit Kat
Fiber 1g 2.9g Reese's fast break
Calcium 125mg 61mg Kit Kat
Iron 1mg 0.96mg Kit Kat
Magnesium 37mg 48mg Reese's fast break
Phosphorus 135mg 130mg Kit Kat
Potassium 231mg 284mg Reese's fast break
Sodium 54mg 330mg Kit Kat
Zinc 0.09mg 0.94mg Reese's fast break
Copper 0.22mg 0.18mg Kit Kat
Manganese 0.1mg 0mg Kit Kat
Selenium 5µg 0µg Kit Kat
Vitamin A 81IU 40IU Kit Kat
Vitamin A RAE 24µg Kit Kat
Vitamin E 0.34mg Kit Kat
Vitamin C 0mg 0.4mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B1 0.117mg 0.13mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B2 0.21mg 0.1mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 3.57mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B5 0.64mg 0.42mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B6 0.02mg 0.07mg Reese's fast break
Folate 14µg 39µg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B12 0.56µg Kit Kat
Choline 31mg Kit Kat
Vitamin K 5.2µg Kit Kat
Tryptophan 0.09mg Kit Kat
Threonine 0.19mg Kit Kat
Isoleucine 0.28mg Kit Kat
Leucine 0.52mg Kit Kat
Lysine 0.28mg Kit Kat
Methionine 0.16mg Kit Kat
Phenylalanine 0.27mg Kit Kat
Valine 0.36mg Kit Kat
Histidine 0.11mg Kit Kat
Cholesterol 11mg 4mg Reese's fast break
Trans Fat 0.099g 0g Reese's fast break
Saturated Fat 17.953g 8.23g Reese's fast break
Monounsaturated Fat 5.844g 8.94g Reese's fast break
Polyunsaturated fat 0.895g 4.33g Reese's fast break
Omega-3 - ALA 0.075g Kit Kat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Kit Kat 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
19%
Kit Kat
15%
Reese's fast break
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
30%
Kit Kat
30%
Reese's fast break

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.723g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kit Kat
Kit Kat is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Kit Kat
Kit Kat contains less Sodium (difference - 276mg)
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. Kit Kat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167992/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.