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Mars vs. Grenadine — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mars and Grenadine

  • Mars has more Iron, Calcium, and Fiber than Grenadine.
  • Mars's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 58% more.
  • Grenadine contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, M&M's Crispy Chocolate Candies and Syrups, grenadine.

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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
2
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Contains more Calcium +1400%
Contains more Iron +1620%
Contains less Sodium -80.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 32% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1.8% 1.9% 2.9% 1.7% 2.5% 3.5% 3.5% 8.7% 0% 3.3%
Contains more Calcium +1400%
Contains more Iron +1620%
Contains less Sodium -80.1%

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
2
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 10% 0% 0% 1.7% 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 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2.3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Mars
4
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Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +233.3%
Contains more Water +1805.9%
Equal in Carbs - 66.91
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
67% 32%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 66.91 g
Water: 32.4 g
Other: 0.69 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +233.3%
Contains more Water +1805.9%
Equal in Carbs - 66.91

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mars Grenadine Opinion
Net carbs 70.4g 66.91g Mars
Protein 4.28g 0g Mars
Fats 19.32g 0g Mars
Carbs 72.4g 66.91g Mars
Calories 475kcal 268kcal Mars
Sugar 58.94g 46.55g Grenadine
Fiber 2g 0g Mars
Calcium 90mg 6mg Mars
Iron 0.86mg 0.05mg Mars
Magnesium 4mg Grenadine
Phosphorus 4mg Grenadine
Potassium 28mg Grenadine
Sodium 136mg 27mg Grenadine
Zinc 0.13mg Grenadine
Copper 0.026mg Grenadine
Selenium 0.6µg Grenadine
Vitamin A 167IU 0IU Mars
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0mg Mars
Vitamin B2 0.01mg Grenadine
Cholesterol 12mg 0mg Grenadine
Trans Fat 0.131g Grenadine
Saturated Fat 11.651g 0g Grenadine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mars Grenadine
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
0%
Grenadine
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Mars
3%
Grenadine

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mars
Mars is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Grenadine
Grenadine is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.39g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grenadine
Grenadine contains less Sodium (difference - 109mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Grenadine
Grenadine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Grenadine
Grenadine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.651g)
Which food is cheaper?
Grenadine
Grenadine is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Grenadine
Grenadine is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Grenadine
Grenadine 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. Mars - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168814/nutrients
  2. Grenadine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168088/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.