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Marshmallow vs. Reeses cups — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Marshmallow and Reeses cups?

  • Marshmallow has less Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Copper, Magnesium, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, Iron, and Folate than Reeses cups.
  • Reeses cups' daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 53% higher.
  • Marshmallow contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Candies, marshmallows and Candies, REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups types in this 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -77.6%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +21.4%
Contains more Calcium +2500%
Contains more Iron +426.1%
Contains more Magnesium +3000%
Contains more Phosphorus +1912.5%
Contains more Potassium +6760%
Contains more Zinc +3100%
Contains more Copper +147.4%
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 24% 46% 45% 69% 31% 47% 35% 80% 0% 8%
Contains less Sodium -77.6%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +21.4%
Contains more Calcium +2500%
Contains more Iron +426.1%
Contains more Magnesium +3000%
Contains more Phosphorus +1912.5%
Contains more Potassium +6760%
Contains more Zinc +3100%
Contains more Copper +147.4%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5656.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12300%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3233.3%
Contains more Folate +4900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +35300%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 4% 3% 0% 1% 40% 26% 85% 38% 24% 38% 33% 20% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5656.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12300%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3233.3%
Contains more Folate +4900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +35300%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +46.9%
Contains more Water +1038.9%
Contains more Protein +468.9%
Contains more Fats +15165%
Contains more Other +710%
2% 81% 16%
Protein: 1.8 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 81.3 g
Water: 16.4 g
Other: 0.3 g
10% 31% 55% 2%
Protein: 10.24 g
Fats: 30.53 g
Carbs: 55.36 g
Water: 1.44 g
Other: 2.43 g
Contains more Carbs +46.9%
Contains more Water +1038.9%
Contains more Protein +468.9%
Contains more Fats +15165%
Contains more Other +710%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +16275%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +11602.1%
31% 44% 26%
Saturated Fat: 0.056 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.08 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.047 g
37% 45% 19%
Saturated Fat: 10.73 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13.1 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.5 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +16275%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +11602.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Marshmallow Reeses cups Opinion
Net carbs 81.2g 51.76g Marshmallow
Protein 1.8g 10.24g Reeses cups
Fats 0.2g 30.53g Reeses cups
Carbs 81.3g 55.36g Marshmallow
Calories 318kcal 515kcal Reeses cups
Sugar 57.56g 47.17g Reeses cups
Fiber 0.1g 3.6g Reeses cups
Calcium 3mg 78mg Reeses cups
Iron 0.23mg 1.21mg Reeses cups
Magnesium 2mg 62mg Reeses cups
Phosphorus 8mg 161mg Reeses cups
Potassium 5mg 343mg Reeses cups
Sodium 80mg 357mg Marshmallow
Zinc 0.04mg 1.28mg Reeses cups
Copper 0.097mg 0.24mg Reeses cups
Manganese 0.008mg 0mg Marshmallow
Selenium 1.7µg 1.4µg Marshmallow
Vitamin A 0IU 56IU Reeses cups
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 17µg Reeses cups
Vitamin E 0mg 0.15mg Reeses cups
Vitamin C 0mg 0.3mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B1 0.001mg 0.16mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B2 0.001mg 0.11mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B3 0.078mg 4.49mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B5 0.005mg 0.62mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B6 0.003mg 0.1mg Reeses cups
Folate 1µg 50µg Reeses cups
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.26µg Reeses cups
Choline 0.1mg 35.4mg Reeses cups
Vitamin K 0µg 2µg Reeses cups
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
Cholesterol 0mg 6mg Marshmallow
Saturated Fat 0.056g 10.73g Marshmallow
Monounsaturated Fat 0.08g 13.1g Reeses cups
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 5.5g Reeses cups

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Marshmallow Reeses cups
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
24%
Reeses cups
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Marshmallow
38%
Reeses cups

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.39g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is cheaper?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow contains less Sodium (difference - 277mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.674g)

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. Reeses cups - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168763/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.