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Marshmallow vs. Halva — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Marshmallow and Halva

  • Marshmallow has less Copper, Phosphorus, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Selenium than Halva.
  • Halva covers your daily need of Copper 123% more than Marshmallow.
  • Marshmallow has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Candies, marshmallows and Candies, halavah, plain.

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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 less Sodium -59%
Contains more Calcium +1000%
Contains more Iron +1869.6%
Contains more Magnesium +10800%
Contains more Phosphorus +7487.5%
Contains more Potassium +3640%
Contains more Zinc +10700%
Contains more Copper +1139.2%
Contains more Manganese +10812.5%
Contains more Selenium +576.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 9% 2% 4% 1% 11% 2% 33% 2% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 170% 156% 261% 17% 26% 118% 401% 114% 63%
Contains less Sodium -59%
Contains more Calcium +1000%
Contains more Iron +1869.6%
Contains more Magnesium +10800%
Contains more Phosphorus +7487.5%
Contains more Potassium +3640%
Contains more Zinc +10700%
Contains more Copper +1139.2%
Contains more Manganese +10812.5%
Contains more Selenium +576.5%

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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Halva
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +8700%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3561.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3380%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11500%
Contains more Folate +6400%
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 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 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 1% 0% 0% 1% 106% 21% 54% 11% 81% 49% 5% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +8700%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3561.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3380%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11500%
Contains more Folate +6400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +34.4%
Contains more Water +346.9%
Contains more Protein +593.9%
Contains more Fats +10660%
Contains more Other +510%
2% 81% 16%
Protein: 1.8 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 81.3 g
Water: 16.4 g
Other: 0.3 g
12% 22% 60% 4% 2%
Protein: 12.49 g
Fats: 21.52 g
Carbs: 60.49 g
Water: 3.67 g
Other: 1.83 g
Contains more Carbs +34.4%
Contains more Water +346.9%
Contains more Protein +593.9%
Contains more Fats +10660%
Contains more Other +510%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +10142.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +17944.7%
31% 44% 26%
Saturated Fat: 0.056 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.08 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.047 g
20% 39% 41%
Saturated Fat: 4.127 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.194 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.481 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +10142.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +17944.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Marshmallow Halva Opinion
Net carbs 81.2g 55.99g Marshmallow
Protein 1.8g 12.49g Halva
Fats 0.2g 21.52g Halva
Carbs 81.3g 60.49g Marshmallow
Calories 318kcal 469kcal Halva
Sugar 57.56g Halva
Fiber 0.1g 4.5g Halva
Calcium 3mg 33mg Halva
Iron 0.23mg 4.53mg Halva
Magnesium 2mg 218mg Halva
Phosphorus 8mg 607mg Halva
Potassium 5mg 187mg Halva
Sodium 80mg 195mg Marshmallow
Zinc 0.04mg 4.32mg Halva
Copper 0.097mg 1.202mg Halva
Manganese 0.008mg 0.873mg Halva
Selenium 1.7µg 11.5µg Halva
Vitamin A 0IU 2IU Halva
Vitamin C 0mg 0.1mg Halva
Vitamin B1 0.001mg 0.424mg Halva
Vitamin B2 0.001mg 0.088mg Halva
Vitamin B3 0.078mg 2.856mg Halva
Vitamin B5 0.005mg 0.174mg Halva
Vitamin B6 0.003mg 0.348mg Halva
Folate 1µg 65µg Halva
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.04µg Halva
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 4.127g Marshmallow
Monounsaturated Fat 0.08g 8.194g Halva
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 8.481g Halva

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Marshmallow Halva
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
25%
Halva
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Marshmallow
133%
Halva

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow contains less Sodium (difference - 115mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.071g)
Which food is cheaper?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Halva
Halva is lower in Sugar (difference - 57.56g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Halva
Halva is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Halva
Halva is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Halva
Halva is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Halva - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167996/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.