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

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 56% 0% 1% 4% 35% 9% 4% 5% 4% 2% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Marshmallow Nougat Opinion
Net carbs 81.2g 89.09g Nougat
Protein 1.8g 3.33g Nougat
Fats 0.2g 1.67g Nougat
Carbs 81.3g 92.39g Nougat
Calories 318kcal 398kcal Nougat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 57.56g 44.97g Nougat
Fiber 0.1g 3.3g Nougat
Calcium 3mg 32mg Nougat
Iron 0.23mg 0.59mg Nougat
Magnesium 2mg 32mg Nougat
Phosphorus 8mg 55mg Nougat
Potassium 5mg 105mg Nougat
Sodium 80mg 33mg Nougat
Zinc 0.04mg 0.42mg Nougat
Copper 0.097mg 0.134mg Nougat
Vitamin A 0IU 1IU Nougat
Vitamin E 0mg 2.77mg Nougat
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0.3mg Nougat
Vitamin B1 0.001mg 0.013mg Nougat
Vitamin B2 0.001mg 0.148mg Nougat
Vitamin B3 0.078mg 0.478mg Nougat
Vitamin B5 0.005mg 0.06mg Nougat
Vitamin B6 0.003mg 0.02mg Nougat
Folate 1µg 5µg Nougat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.01µg Nougat
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Tryptophan 0mg mg Marshmallow
Threonine 0.035mg mg Marshmallow
Isoleucine 0.028mg mg Marshmallow
Leucine 0.066mg mg Marshmallow
Lysine 0.077mg mg Marshmallow
Methionine 0.015mg mg Marshmallow
Phenylalanine 0.042mg mg Marshmallow
Valine 0.05mg mg Marshmallow
Histidine 0.017mg mg Marshmallow
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.056g 1.667g Marshmallow
Monounsaturated Fat 0.08g 0g Marshmallow
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0g Marshmallow

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Marshmallow Nougat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
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

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)

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.