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Kit Kat vs. Reesesticks — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Kit Kat and Reesesticks different?

  • Kit Kat has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, and Selenium, however, Reesesticks are richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin E , Fiber, Zinc, and Folate.
  • Kit Kat covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 24% more than Reesesticks.
  • Kit Kat has 7 times more Selenium than Reesesticks. Kit Kat has 5µg of Selenium, while Reesesticks have 0.7µg.
  • Reesesticks contain less Saturated Fat.

Candies, KIT KAT Wafer Bar and Candies, HERSHEY, REESESTICKS crispy wafers, peanut butter, milk chocolate types were 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 Calcium +78.6%
Contains less Sodium -79.5%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +614.3%
Contains more Iron +30%
Contains more Magnesium +32.4%
Contains more Potassium +27.7%
Contains more Zinc +1000%
Equal in Phosphorus - 144
Equal in Copper - 0.2
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 22% 49% 35% 62% 27% 35% 27% 67% 0% 4%
Contains more Calcium +78.6%
Contains less Sodium -79.5%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +614.3%
Contains more Iron +30%
Contains more Magnesium +32.4%
Contains more Potassium +27.7%
Contains more Zinc +1000%
Equal in Phosphorus - 144
Equal in Copper - 0.2

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 +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +273.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +714.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +628%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +13.5%
Equal in Choline - 28.2
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 4% 56% 0% 2% 33% 24% 69% 27% 19% 30% 19% 16% 15%
Contains more Vitamin A +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +273.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +714.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +628%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +13.5%
Equal in Choline - 28.2

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +16.6%
Contains more Protein +46.4%
Contains more Fats +20.6%
Contains more Other +68%
Equal in Water - 1.6
7% 26% 65%
Protein: 6.51 g
Fats: 25.99 g
Carbs: 64.59 g
Water: 1.63 g
Other: 1.28 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 +16.6%
Contains more Protein +46.4%
Contains more Fats +20.6%
Contains more Other +68%
Equal in Water - 1.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -26.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +85.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +422.9%
73% 24% 4%
Saturated Fat: 17.953 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.844 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.895 g
46% 38% 16%
Saturated Fat: 13.21 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 10.82 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.68 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -26.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +85.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +422.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kit Kat Reesesticks Opinion
Net carbs 63.59g 52.08g Kit Kat
Protein 6.51g 9.53g Reesesticks
Fats 25.99g 31.34g Reesesticks
Carbs 64.59g 55.38g Kit Kat
Calories 518kcal 521kcal Reesesticks
Starch 10.6g Kit Kat
Fructose 0.2g Kit Kat
Sugar 48.68g 40.33g Reesesticks
Fiber 1g 3.3g Reesesticks
Calcium 125mg 70mg Kit Kat
Iron 1mg 1.3mg Reesesticks
Magnesium 37mg 49mg Reesesticks
Phosphorus 135mg 144mg Reesesticks
Potassium 231mg 295mg Reesesticks
Sodium 54mg 264mg Kit Kat
Zinc 0.09mg 0.99mg Reesesticks
Copper 0.22mg 0.2mg Kit Kat
Manganese 0.1mg 0mg Kit Kat
Selenium 5µg 0.7µg Kit Kat
Vitamin A 81IU 58IU Kit Kat
Vitamin A RAE 24µg 14µg Kit Kat
Vitamin E 0.34mg 2.77mg Reesesticks
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Reesesticks
Vitamin B1 0.117mg 0.13mg Reesesticks
Vitamin B2 0.21mg 0.1mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 3.64mg Reesesticks
Vitamin B5 0.64mg 0.44mg Kit Kat
Vitamin B6 0.02mg 0.08mg Reesesticks
Folate 14µg 40µg Reesesticks
Vitamin B12 0.56µg 0.15µg Kit Kat
Choline 31mg 28.2mg Kit Kat
Vitamin K 5.2µg 5.9µg Reesesticks
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 6mg Reesesticks
Trans Fat 0.099g Reesesticks
Saturated Fat 17.953g 13.21g Reesesticks
Monounsaturated Fat 5.844g 10.82g Reesesticks
Polyunsaturated fat 0.895g 4.68g Reesesticks
Omega-3 - ALA 0.075g Kit Kat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Kit Kat 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
19%
Kit Kat
24%
Reesesticks
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
30%
Kit Kat
32%
Reesesticks

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Reesesticks
Reesesticks is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.35g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Reesesticks
Reesesticks is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Reesesticks
Reesesticks is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.743g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reesesticks
Reesesticks is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Reesesticks
Reesesticks is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Kit Kat
Kit Kat contains less Sodium (difference - 210mg)
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. 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.