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Mars vs. Caramello — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Mars and Caramello?

  • Caramello is richer than Mars in Calcium.
  • Caramello's daily need coverage for Calcium is 12% more.
  • Mars has 2 times more Fiber than Caramello. While Mars has 2g of Fiber, Caramello has only 1.2g.
  • The amount of Sugar in Caramello is lower.

We used Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, M&M's Crispy Chocolate Candies and Candies, CARAMELLO Candy Bar types 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.
Mars
0
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Contains more Calcium +136.7%
Contains more Iron +26.7%
Contains less Sodium -10.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 33% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 64% 41% 0% 65% 31% 16% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +136.7%
Contains more Iron +26.7%
Contains less Sodium -10.3%

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.
Mars
0
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Contains more Vitamin A +81.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +240%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 11% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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 19% 0% 0% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +81.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +240%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Mars
2
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Contains more Carbs +13.5%
Contains more Other +13.9%
Contains more Protein +44.6%
Contains more Water +299.4%
Equal in Fats - 21.19
4% 19% 72% 2% 2%
Protein: 4.28 g
Fats: 19.32 g
Carbs: 72.4 g
Water: 1.7 g
Other: 2.3 g
6% 21% 64% 7% 2%
Protein: 6.19 g
Fats: 21.19 g
Carbs: 63.81 g
Water: 6.79 g
Other: 2.02 g
Contains more Carbs +13.5%
Contains more Other +13.9%
Contains more Protein +44.6%
Contains more Water +299.4%
Equal in Fats - 21.19

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Mars
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Equal in Saturated Fat - 12.72
100%
Saturated Fat: 11.651 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
68% 28% 3%
Saturated Fat: 12.72 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.29 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.63 g
Equal in Saturated Fat - 12.72

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mars Caramello Opinion
Net carbs 70.4g 62.61g Mars
Protein 4.28g 6.19g Caramello
Fats 19.32g 21.19g Caramello
Carbs 72.4g 63.81g Mars
Calories 475kcal 462kcal Mars
Sugar 58.94g 56.92g Caramello
Fiber 2g 1.2g Mars
Calcium 90mg 213mg Caramello
Iron 0.86mg 1.09mg Caramello
Phosphorus 150mg Caramello
Potassium 341mg Caramello
Sodium 136mg 122mg Caramello
Vitamin A 167IU 303IU Caramello
Vitamin C 0.5mg 1.7mg Caramello
Cholesterol 12mg 27mg Mars
Trans Fat 0.131g Caramello
Saturated Fat 11.651g 12.72g Mars
Monounsaturated Fat 5.29g Caramello
Polyunsaturated fat 0.63g Caramello

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mars Caramello
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%
Mars
2%
Caramello
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Mars
22%
Caramello

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mars
Mars is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mars
Mars is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.069g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caramello
Caramello is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.02g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Caramello
Caramello contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caramello
Caramello is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is cheaper?
Caramello
Caramello is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Caramello
Caramello is relatively richer in minerals
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. Mars - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168814/nutrients
  2. Caramello - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167975/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.