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M&Ms Peanut vs. Rolo — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between M&Ms Peanut and Rolo

  • M&Ms Peanut has more Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Zinc, Folate, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin E than Rolo.
  • M&Ms Peanut's daily need coverage for Copper is 56% more.
  • M&Ms Peanut contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, M&M's Peanut Chocolate Candies and Candies, ROLO Caramels in Milk Chocolate.

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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 +176.2%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +167.6%
Contains more Potassium +84.6%
Contains less Sodium -73.4%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Calcium +42.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 31% 44% 49% 81% 31% 6.5% 48% 168% 87% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 44% 16% 0% 30% 17% 25% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +176.2%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +167.6%
Contains more Potassium +84.6%
Contains less Sodium -73.4%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Calcium +42.2%

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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Rolo
Contains more Vitamin E +159.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +215%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8305%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +85.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +63.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.2%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.33
Equal in Vitamin K - 3.2
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4.4% 57% 0% 0% 16% 24% 63% 38% 21% 41% 40% 20% 7.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7.3% 22% 0% 3% 5% 28% 0.75% 0% 0% 0% 41% 11% 8%
Contains more Vitamin E +159.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +215%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8305%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +85.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +63.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.2%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.33
Equal in Vitamin K - 3.2

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +88.4%
Contains more Fats +24.8%
Contains more Carbs +12.4%
Contains more Water +85.5%
Equal in Other - 1.44
10% 26% 60% 2%
Protein: 9.57 g
Fats: 26.13 g
Carbs: 60.48 g
Water: 2.48 g
Other: 1.34 g
5% 21% 68% 5%
Protein: 5.08 g
Fats: 20.93 g
Carbs: 67.95 g
Water: 4.6 g
Other: 1.44 g
Contains more Protein +88.4%
Contains more Fats +24.8%
Contains more Carbs +12.4%
Contains more Water +85.5%
Equal in Other - 1.44

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -30.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +284.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1204.2%
47% 37% 16%
Saturated Fat: 10.169 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.086 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.456 g
86% 12%
Saturated Fat: 14.542 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.104 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.265 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -30.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +284.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1204.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient M&Ms Peanut Rolo Opinion
Net carbs 56.78g 67.05g Rolo
Protein 9.57g 5.08g M&Ms Peanut
Fats 26.13g 20.93g M&Ms Peanut
Carbs 60.48g 67.95g Rolo
Calories 515kcal 474kcal M&Ms Peanut
Sugar 50.75g 63.93g M&Ms Peanut
Fiber 3.7g 0.9g M&Ms Peanut
Calcium 102mg 145mg Rolo
Iron 1.16mg 0.42mg M&Ms Peanut
Magnesium 69mg 0mg M&Ms Peanut
Phosphorus 190mg 71mg M&Ms Peanut
Potassium 347mg 188mg M&Ms Peanut
Sodium 50mg 188mg M&Ms Peanut
Zinc 1.76mg 0mg M&Ms Peanut
Copper 0.505mg 0mg M&Ms Peanut
Manganese 0.664mg 0mg M&Ms Peanut
Selenium 4.1µg 0µg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin A 74IU 121IU Rolo
Vitamin A RAE 22µg 34µg Rolo
Vitamin E 2.85mg 1.1mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin C 0mg 0.9mg Rolo
Vitamin B1 0.063mg 0.02mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B2 0.106mg 0.12mg Rolo
Vitamin B3 3.362mg 0.04mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B5 0.627mg 0mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0mg M&Ms Peanut
Folate 55µg 0µg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B12 0.32µg 0.33µg Rolo
Choline 37.3mg 20.1mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin K 3µg 3.2µg Rolo
Cholesterol 8mg 12mg M&Ms Peanut
Trans Fat 0.328g 0g Rolo
Saturated Fat 10.169g 14.542g M&Ms Peanut
Monounsaturated Fat 8.086g 2.104g M&Ms Peanut
Polyunsaturated fat 3.456g 0.265g M&Ms Peanut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
M&Ms Peanut Rolo
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
26%
M&Ms Peanut
10%
Rolo
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
57%
M&Ms Peanut
13%
Rolo

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rolo
Rolo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
M&Ms Peanut
M&Ms Peanut is lower in Sugar (difference - 13.18g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
M&Ms Peanut
M&Ms Peanut contains less Sodium (difference - 138mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
M&Ms Peanut
M&Ms Peanut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
M&Ms Peanut
M&Ms Peanut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.373g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
M&Ms Peanut
M&Ms Peanut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. M&Ms Peanut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169582/nutrients
  2. Rolo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168765/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.