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Marshmallow vs Nougat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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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8
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%
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, total +400%
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, total +400%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
0
Marshmallow
7
Nougat
Mineral Summary Score
4
Marshmallow
13
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 the food
Protein
11%
Marshmallow
20%
Nougat
Carbohydrates
81%
Marshmallow
92%
Nougat
Fats
1%
Marshmallow
8%
Nougat

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Marshmallow Nougat
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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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 contains less Sugars?
Nougat
Nougat contains less Sugars (difference - 12.59g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nougat
Nougat contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
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 is lower in glycemic index?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
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
Sugars 57.56 44.97 Marshmallow
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, total 1 5 Nougat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.