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Marshmallow vs Nougat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Marshmallow and Nougat

  • Marshmallow has less Vitamin E , Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, and Phosphorus.
  • Nougat's daily need coverage for Vitamin E is 18% more.
  • Marshmallow is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Candies, marshmallows and Candies, nougat, with almonds.

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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
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Nougat
Contains more Iron +156.5%
Contains more Calcium +966.7%
Contains more Potassium +2000%
Contains more Magnesium +1500%
Contains more Copper +38.1%
Contains more Zinc +950%
Contains more Phosphorus +587.5%
Contains less Sodium -58.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 1% 1% 2% 33% 2% 4% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 10% 10% 23% 45% 12% 24% 5%
Contains more Iron +156.5%
Contains more Calcium +966.7%
Contains more Potassium +2000%
Contains more Magnesium +1500%
Contains more Copper +38.1%
Contains more Zinc +950%
Contains more Phosphorus +587.5%
Contains less Sodium -58.8%

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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10
Nougat
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14700%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +512.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +400%
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% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 1% 1% 56% 0% 4% 35% 9% 4% 5% 2% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14700%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +512.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +400%

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
0
Marshmallow
10
Nougat
Mineral Summary Score
7
Marshmallow
18
Nougat

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
11%
Marshmallow
20%
Nougat
Carbohydrates
81%
Marshmallow
92%
Nougat
Fats
1%
Marshmallow
8%
Nougat

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.
Marshmallow Nougat
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Marshmallow Nougat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.59g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nougat
Nougat contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Nougat
Nougat is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Nougat
Nougat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nougat
Nougat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.611g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Marshmallow Nougat Opinion
Calories 318 398 Nougat
Protein 1.8 3.33 Nougat
Fats 0.2 1.67 Nougat
Vitamin C 0 0.3 Nougat
Carbs 81.3 92.39 Nougat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.23 0.59 Nougat
Calcium 3 32 Nougat
Potassium 5 105 Nougat
Magnesium 2 32 Nougat
Sugar 57.56 44.97 Nougat
Fiber 0.1 3.3 Nougat
Copper 0.097 0.134 Nougat
Zinc 0.04 0.42 Nougat
Starch
Phosphorus 8 55 Nougat
Sodium 80 33 Nougat
Vitamin A 0 1 Nougat
Vitamin E 0 2.77 Nougat
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.001 0.013 Nougat
Vitamin B2 0.001 0.148 Nougat
Vitamin B3 0.078 0.478 Nougat
Vitamin B5 0.005 0.06 Nougat
Vitamin B6 0.003 0.02 Nougat
Vitamin B12 0 0.01 Nougat
Vitamin K 0 0
Folate 1 5 Nougat
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.056 1.667 Marshmallow
Monounsaturated Fat 0.08 0 Marshmallow
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 0 Marshmallow
Tryptophan 0 Marshmallow
Threonine 0.035 Marshmallow
Isoleucine 0.028 Marshmallow
Leucine 0.066 Marshmallow
Lysine 0.077 Marshmallow
Methionine 0.015 Marshmallow
Phenylalanine 0.042 Marshmallow
Valine 0.05 Marshmallow
Histidine 0.017 Marshmallow
Fructose

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. Marshmallow - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167995/nutrients
  2. Nougat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169060/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.