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Milky way vs. Dove milk chocolate — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Milky way and Dove milk chocolate different?

  • Dove milk chocolate has more Iron, and Fiber than Milky way.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Dove milk chocolate is 36% higher.
  • Milky way contains 3 times more Sodium than Dove milk chocolate. While Milky way contains 167mg of Sodium, Dove milk chocolate contains only 63mg.

Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, MILKY WAY Bar and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, DOVE Milk Chocolate are the varieties used in this article.

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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 more Calcium +39.1%
Contains more Iron +126.5%
Contains less Sodium -62.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 35% 19% 15% 29% 11% 22% 19% 49% 20% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 48% 42% 0% 0% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +39.1%
Contains more Iron +126.5%
Contains less Sodium -62.3%

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 +165.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +14.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 18% 12% 3% 12% 24% 3% 10% 4% 3% 23% 9% 10%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 18% 0% 0% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +165.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +14.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +19.1%
Contains more Water +291.3%
Contains more Other +35.8%
Contains more Protein +48.1%
Contains more Fats +84.1%
4% 17% 71% 6%
Protein: 4.01 g
Fats: 17.23 g
Carbs: 71.17 g
Water: 6.3 g
Other: 1.29 g
6% 32% 60%
Protein: 5.94 g
Fats: 31.72 g
Carbs: 59.78 g
Water: 1.61 g
Other: 0.95 g
Contains more Carbs +19.1%
Contains more Water +291.3%
Contains more Other +35.8%
Contains more Protein +48.1%
Contains more Fats +84.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -37.5%
83% 15% 2%
Saturated Fat: 12.016 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.23 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.26 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 19.24 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -37.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Milky way Dove milk chocolate Opinion
Net carbs 70.17g 57.38g Milky way
Protein 4.01g 5.94g Dove milk chocolate
Fats 17.23g 31.72g Dove milk chocolate
Carbs 71.17g 59.78g Milky way
Calories 456kcal 546kcal Dove milk chocolate
Sugar 59.69g 55.45g Dove milk chocolate
Fiber 1g 2.4g Dove milk chocolate
Calcium 115mg 160mg Dove milk chocolate
Iron 0.49mg 1.11mg Dove milk chocolate
Magnesium 20mg Milky way
Phosphorus 67mg Milky way
Potassium 124mg Milky way
Sodium 167mg 63mg Dove milk chocolate
Zinc 0.69mg Milky way
Copper 0.147mg Milky way
Manganese 0.147mg Milky way
Selenium 2µg Milky way
Vitamin A 110IU 292IU Dove milk chocolate
Vitamin A RAE 31µg Milky way
Vitamin E 0.89mg Milky way
Vitamin D 16IU Milky way
Vitamin D 0.4µg Milky way
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0.8mg Dove milk chocolate
Vitamin B1 0.046mg Milky way
Vitamin B2 0.103mg Milky way
Vitamin B3 0.154mg Milky way
Vitamin B5 0.155mg Milky way
Vitamin B6 0.014mg Milky way
Folate 4µg Milky way
Vitamin B12 0.18µg Milky way
Choline 16.5mg Milky way
Vitamin K 3.6µg Milky way
Cholesterol 9mg 18mg Milky way
Trans Fat 0.206g 0.246g Milky way
Saturated Fat 12.016g 19.24g Milky way
Monounsaturated Fat 2.23g Milky way
Polyunsaturated fat 0.26g Milky way

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Milky way Dove milk chocolate
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
10%
Milky way
2%
Dove milk chocolate
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
Milky way
10%
Dove milk chocolate

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Milky way
Milky way is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milky way
Milky way is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.224g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Milky way
Milky way is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Milky way
Milky way is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dove milk chocolate
Dove milk chocolate is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.24g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Dove milk chocolate
Dove milk chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 104mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dove milk chocolate
Dove milk chocolate is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Milky way - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168756/nutrients
  2. Dove milk chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168804/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.