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Milky way vs. Reese's fast break — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Milky way and Reese's fast break?

  • Milky way is higher in Manganese, yet Reese's fast break is higher in Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Folate, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, and Iron.
  • Reese's fast break's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 21% more.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Reese's fast break is lower.

We used Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, MILKY WAY Bar and Candies, REESE'S, FAST BREAK, milk chocolate peanut butter and soft nougats types 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 +88.5%
Contains less Sodium -49.4%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Iron +95.9%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +94%
Contains more Potassium +129%
Contains more Zinc +36.2%
Contains more Copper +22.4%
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 19% 36% 35% 56% 26% 44% 26% 60% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +88.5%
Contains less Sodium -49.4%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Iron +95.9%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +94%
Contains more Potassium +129%
Contains more Zinc +36.2%
Contains more Copper +22.4%

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 +175%
Contains more Vitamin C +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +182.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +171%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Contains more Folate +875%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.1
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 3% 0% 0% 2% 33% 24% 67% 26% 17% 30% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +175%
Contains more Vitamin C +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +182.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +171%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Contains more Folate +875%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.1

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +15.5%
Contains more Water +53.7%
Contains more Protein +116%
Contains more Fats +35.9%
Contains more Other +72.1%
4% 17% 71% 6%
Protein: 4.01 g
Fats: 17.23 g
Carbs: 71.17 g
Water: 6.3 g
Other: 1.29 g
9% 23% 62% 4% 2%
Protein: 8.66 g
Fats: 23.42 g
Carbs: 61.6 g
Water: 4.1 g
Other: 2.22 g
Contains more Carbs +15.5%
Contains more Water +53.7%
Contains more Protein +116%
Contains more Fats +35.9%
Contains more Other +72.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -31.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +300.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1565.4%
83% 15% 2%
Saturated Fat: 12.016 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.23 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.26 g
38% 42% 20%
Saturated Fat: 8.23 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.94 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.33 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -31.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +300.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1565.4%

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 Reese's fast break
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Milky way Reese's fast break Opinion
Net carbs 70.17g 58.7g Milky way
Protein 4.01g 8.66g Reese's fast break
Fats 17.23g 23.42g Reese's fast break
Carbs 71.17g 61.6g Milky way
Calories 456kcal 474kcal Reese's fast break
Sugar 59.69g 53.08g Reese's fast break
Fiber 1g 2.9g Reese's fast break
Calcium 115mg 61mg Milky way
Iron 0.49mg 0.96mg Reese's fast break
Magnesium 20mg 48mg Reese's fast break
Phosphorus 67mg 130mg Reese's fast break
Potassium 124mg 284mg Reese's fast break
Sodium 167mg 330mg Milky way
Zinc 0.69mg 0.94mg Reese's fast break
Copper 0.147mg 0.18mg Reese's fast break
Manganese 0.147mg 0mg Milky way
Selenium 2µg 0µg Milky way
Vitamin A 110IU 40IU Milky way
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 0.4mg Milky way
Vitamin B1 0.046mg 0.13mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B2 0.103mg 0.1mg Milky way
Vitamin B3 0.154mg 3.57mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B5 0.155mg 0.42mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B6 0.014mg 0.07mg Reese's fast break
Folate 4µg 39µg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B12 0.18µg Milky way
Choline 16.5mg Milky way
Vitamin K 3.6µg Milky way
Cholesterol 9mg 4mg Reese's fast break
Trans Fat 0.206g 0g Reese's fast break
Saturated Fat 12.016g 8.23g Reese's fast break
Monounsaturated Fat 2.23g 8.94g Reese's fast break
Polyunsaturated fat 0.26g 4.33g Reese's fast break

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Milky way Reese's fast break
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
15%
Reese's fast break
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
Milky way
30%
Reese's fast break

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.61g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.786g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Milky way
Milky way contains less Sodium (difference - 163mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Reese's fast break - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169630/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.