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Maple sugar vs Snickers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Maple sugar and Snickers different?

  • Maple sugar is higher in Iron, however Snickers is richer in Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Snickers is 63% higher.
  • Maple sugar contains 2 times more Iron than Snickers. While Maple sugar contains 1.61mg of Iron, Snickers contains only 0.68mg.
  • Snickers has less Sugar.

Sugars, maple and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, SNICKERS CRUNCHER 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +136.8%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Equal in Calcium - 90
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 61% 27% 25% 14% 33% 166% 2% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 26% 27% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 25%
Contains more Iron +136.8%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Equal in Calcium - 90

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 3% 3% 1% 3% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Maple sugar Snickers
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Maple sugar Snickers Opinion
Calories 354kcal 488kcal Snickers
Protein 0.1g 6.86g Snickers
Fats 0.2g 24.38g Snickers
Vitamin C 0mg 0.5mg Snickers
Net carbs 90.9g 60.95g Maple sugar
Carbs 90.9g 62.85g Maple sugar
Cholesterol 0mg 9mg Maple sugar
Vitamin D 0IU IU Maple sugar
Iron 1.61mg 0.68mg Maple sugar
Calcium 90mg 90mg
Potassium 274mg mg Maple sugar
Magnesium 19mg mg Maple sugar
Sugar 84.87g 46.54g Snickers
Fiber 0g 1.9g Snickers
Copper 0.099mg mg Maple sugar
Zinc 6.06mg mg Maple sugar
Starch g g
Phosphorus 3mg mg Maple sugar
Sodium 11mg 189mg Maple sugar
Vitamin A 0IU 120IU Snickers
Vitamin E 0mg mg Maple sugar
Vitamin D 0µg µg Maple sugar
Vitamin B1 0.009mg mg Maple sugar
Vitamin B2 0.013mg mg Maple sugar
Vitamin B3 0.04mg mg Maple sugar
Vitamin B5 0.048mg mg Maple sugar
Vitamin B6 0.003mg mg Maple sugar
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Maple sugar
Vitamin K 0µg µg Maple sugar
Folate 0µg µg Maple sugar
Trans Fat g 0.394g Maple sugar
Saturated Fat 0.036g 12.703g Maple sugar
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064g g Maple sugar
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1g g Maple sugar
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Maple sugar Snickers
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
1
Maple sugar
1
Snickers
Mineral Summary Score
41
Maple sugar
10
Snickers

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
1%
Maple sugar
41%
Snickers
Carbohydrates
91%
Maple sugar
63%
Snickers
Fats
1%
Maple sugar
113%
Snickers

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Snickers
Snickers is lower in Sugar (difference - 38.33g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Snickers
Snickers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Snickers
Snickers is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Maple sugar
Maple sugar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Maple sugar
Maple sugar contains less Sodium (difference - 178mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maple sugar
Maple sugar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.667g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Maple sugar
Maple sugar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Maple sugar
Maple sugar is relatively richer in vitamins

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Maple sugar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169658/nutrients
  2. Snickers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169663/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

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