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

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Significant differences between Maple sugar and M&Ms Peanut

  • Maple sugar is richer in Manganese, and Zinc, while M&Ms Peanut is higher in Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin E , Fiber, Folate, and Vitamin B12.
  • Maple sugar covers your daily Manganese needs 163% more than M&Ms Peanut.
  • Maple sugar has 3 times more Zinc than M&Ms Peanut. Maple sugar has 6.06mg of Zinc, while M&Ms Peanut has 1.76mg.
  • Maple sugar is lower in Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Sugars, maple and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, M&M's Peanut Chocolate Candies.

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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 +38.8%
Contains less Sodium -78%
Contains more Zinc +244.3%
Contains more Manganese +566%
Contains more Calcium +13.3%
Contains more Magnesium +263.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +6233.3%
Contains more Potassium +26.6%
Contains more Copper +410.1%
Contains more Selenium +412.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 60% 14% 1.3% 24% 1.4% 165% 33% 577% 4.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 31% 44% 49% 81% 31% 6.5% 48% 168% 87% 22%
Contains more Iron +38.8%
Contains less Sodium -78%
Contains more Zinc +244.3%
Contains more Manganese +566%
Contains more Calcium +13.3%
Contains more Magnesium +263.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +6233.3%
Contains more Potassium +26.6%
Contains more Copper +410.1%
Contains more Selenium +412.5%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +715.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8305%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1206.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2900%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +1676.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 2.3% 3% 0.75% 2.9% 0.69% 0% 0% 1.1% 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 4.4% 57% 0% 0% 16% 24% 63% 38% 21% 41% 40% 20% 7.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +715.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8305%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1206.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2900%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +1676.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +50.3%
Contains more Water +222.6%
Contains more Protein +9470%
Contains more Fats +12965%
Contains more Other +67.5%
91% 8%
Protein: 0.1 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 90.9 g
Water: 8 g
Other: 0.8 g
10% 26% 60% 2%
Protein: 9.57 g
Fats: 26.13 g
Carbs: 60.48 g
Water: 2.48 g
Other: 1.34 g
Contains more Carbs +50.3%
Contains more Water +222.6%
Contains more Protein +9470%
Contains more Fats +12965%
Contains more Other +67.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +12534.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3356%
18% 32% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.036 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.064 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1 g
47% 37% 16%
Saturated Fat: 10.169 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.086 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.456 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +12534.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3356%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Maple sugar M&Ms Peanut Opinion
Net carbs 90.9g 56.78g Maple sugar
Protein 0.1g 9.57g M&Ms Peanut
Fats 0.2g 26.13g M&Ms Peanut
Carbs 90.9g 60.48g Maple sugar
Calories 354kcal 515kcal M&Ms Peanut
Sugar 84.87g 50.75g M&Ms Peanut
Fiber 0g 3.7g M&Ms Peanut
Calcium 90mg 102mg M&Ms Peanut
Iron 1.61mg 1.16mg Maple sugar
Magnesium 19mg 69mg M&Ms Peanut
Phosphorus 3mg 190mg M&Ms Peanut
Potassium 274mg 347mg M&Ms Peanut
Sodium 11mg 50mg Maple sugar
Zinc 6.06mg 1.76mg Maple sugar
Copper 0.099mg 0.505mg M&Ms Peanut
Manganese 4.422mg 0.664mg Maple sugar
Selenium 0.8µg 4.1µg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin A 0IU 74IU M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 22µg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin E 0mg 2.85mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B1 0.009mg 0.063mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B2 0.013mg 0.106mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B3 0.04mg 3.362mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B5 0.048mg 0.627mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.003mg 0.09mg M&Ms Peanut
Folate 0µg 55µg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.32µg M&Ms Peanut
Choline 2.1mg 37.3mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin K 0µg 3µg M&Ms Peanut
Cholesterol 0mg 8mg Maple sugar
Trans Fat 0.328g Maple sugar
Saturated Fat 0.036g 10.169g Maple sugar
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064g 8.086g M&Ms Peanut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1g 3.456g M&Ms Peanut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Maple sugar M&Ms Peanut
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
1%
Maple sugar
26%
M&Ms Peanut
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
91%
Maple sugar
57%
M&Ms Peanut

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Maple sugar
Maple sugar contains less Sodium (difference - 39mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Maple sugar
Maple sugar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maple sugar
Maple sugar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.133g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
M&Ms Peanut
M&Ms Peanut is lower in Sugar (difference - 34.12g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
M&Ms Peanut
M&Ms Peanut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
M&Ms Peanut
M&Ms Peanut is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
M&Ms Peanut
M&Ms Peanut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
M&Ms Peanut
M&Ms Peanut is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Maple sugar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169658/nutrients
  2. M&Ms Peanut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169582/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.