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Marshmallow vs. After eight — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Marshmallow and After eight different?

  • After eight has more Fiber than Marshmallow.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from After eight is 41% higher.

Candies, marshmallows and Candies, NESTLE, AFTER EIGHT Mints 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Iron +147.8%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0.9% 8.6% 1.4% 3.4% 0.44% 10% 1.1% 32% 1% 9.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3.9% 21% 0% 0% 0% 0.13% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Iron +147.8%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%

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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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% 0.25% 0.23% 1.5% 0.3% 0.69% 0.75% 0% 0.05% 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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +160.3%
Contains more Fats +5850%
Contains more Other +100%
Equal in Protein - 1.67
Equal in Carbs - 79.53
2% 81% 16%
Protein: 1.8 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 81.3 g
Water: 16.4 g
Other: 0.3 g
2% 12% 80% 6%
Protein: 1.67 g
Fats: 11.9 g
Carbs: 79.53 g
Water: 6.3 g
Other: 0.6 g
Contains more Water +160.3%
Contains more Fats +5850%
Contains more Other +100%
Equal in Protein - 1.67
Equal in Carbs - 79.53

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.3%
31% 44% 26%
Saturated Fat: 0.056 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.08 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.047 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 8.33 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Marshmallow After eight Opinion
Net carbs 81.2g 77.13g Marshmallow
Protein 1.8g 1.67g Marshmallow
Fats 0.2g 11.9g After eight
Carbs 81.3g 79.53g Marshmallow
Calories 318kcal 432kcal After eight
Sugar 57.56g 66.6g Marshmallow
Fiber 0.1g 2.4g After eight
Calcium 3mg 13mg After eight
Iron 0.23mg 0.57mg After eight
Magnesium 2mg Marshmallow
Phosphorus 8mg Marshmallow
Potassium 5mg Marshmallow
Sodium 80mg 1mg After eight
Zinc 0.04mg Marshmallow
Copper 0.097mg Marshmallow
Manganese 0.008mg Marshmallow
Selenium 1.7µg Marshmallow
Vitamin B1 0.001mg Marshmallow
Vitamin B2 0.001mg Marshmallow
Vitamin B3 0.078mg Marshmallow
Vitamin B5 0.005mg Marshmallow
Vitamin B6 0.003mg Marshmallow
Folate 1µg Marshmallow
Choline 0.1mg Marshmallow
Threonine 0.035mg Marshmallow
Isoleucine 0.028mg Marshmallow
Leucine 0.066mg Marshmallow
Lysine 0.077mg Marshmallow
Methionine 0.015mg Marshmallow
Phenylalanine 0.042mg Marshmallow
Valine 0.05mg Marshmallow
Histidine 0.017mg Marshmallow
Saturated Fat 0.056g 8.33g Marshmallow
Monounsaturated Fat 0.08g Marshmallow
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g Marshmallow

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Marshmallow After eight
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
0%
Marshmallow
0%
After eight
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Marshmallow
3%
After eight

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.04g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.274g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
After eight
After eight contains less Sodium (difference - 79mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
After eight
After eight is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is cheaper?
After eight
After eight is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Marshmallow - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167995/nutrients
  2. After eight - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168766/nutrients

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

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