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Mounds candy bar vs. Marshmallow — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mounds candy bar and Marshmallow different?

  • Mounds candy bar is higher than Marshmallow in Manganese, Copper, Iron, Fiber, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Potassium, and Selenium.
  • Mounds candy bar covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 103% more than Marshmallow.
  • Mounds candy bar contains 119 times more Manganese than Marshmallow. Mounds candy bar contains 0.948mg of Manganese, while Marshmallow contains 0.008mg.
  • Marshmallow is lower in Saturated Fat.

Candies, MOUNDS Candy Bar and Candies, marshmallows types were 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 +600%
Contains more Iron +808.7%
Contains more Magnesium +2650%
Contains more Phosphorus +1037.5%
Contains more Potassium +6320%
Contains more Zinc +2650%
Contains more Copper +312.4%
Contains more Manganese +11750%
Contains more Selenium +288.2%
Contains less Sodium -44.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6.3% 78% 39% 39% 28% 19% 30% 133% 124% 36%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0.9% 8.6% 1.4% 3.4% 0.44% 10% 1.1% 32% 1% 9.3%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Iron +808.7%
Contains more Magnesium +2650%
Contains more Phosphorus +1037.5%
Contains more Potassium +6320%
Contains more Zinc +2650%
Contains more Copper +312.4%
Contains more Manganese +11750%
Contains more Selenium +288.2%
Contains less Sodium -44.8%

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 E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +5700%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +255.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +4800%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2900%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Choline +11700%
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% 3.8% 0% 1.3% 12% 13% 5.2% 15% 21% 4.5% 0% 6.4% 4%
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% 0.25% 0.23% 1.5% 0.3% 0.69% 0.75% 0% 0.05% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +5700%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +255.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +4800%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2900%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Choline +11700%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +155.6%
Contains more Fats +13200%
Contains more Other +286.7%
Contains more Carbs +38.8%
Contains more Water +81.2%
5% 27% 59% 9%
Protein: 4.6 g
Fats: 26.6 g
Carbs: 58.59 g
Water: 9.05 g
Other: 1.16 g
2% 81% 16%
Protein: 1.8 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 81.3 g
Water: 16.4 g
Other: 0.3 g
Contains more Protein +155.6%
Contains more Fats +13200%
Contains more Other +286.7%
Contains more Carbs +38.8%
Contains more Water +81.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +387.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +197.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.7%
97% 2%
Saturated Fat: 20.58 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.39 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.14 g
31% 44% 26%
Saturated Fat: 0.056 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.08 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.047 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +387.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +197.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Mounds candy bar Marshmallow
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 Mounds candy bar Marshmallow Opinion
Net carbs 54.89g 81.2g Marshmallow
Protein 4.6g 1.8g Mounds candy bar
Fats 26.6g 0.2g Mounds candy bar
Carbs 58.59g 81.3g Marshmallow
Calories 486kcal 318kcal Mounds candy bar
Sugar 46.19g 57.56g Mounds candy bar
Fiber 3.7g 0.1g Mounds candy bar
Calcium 21mg 3mg Mounds candy bar
Iron 2.09mg 0.23mg Mounds candy bar
Magnesium 55mg 2mg Mounds candy bar
Phosphorus 91mg 8mg Mounds candy bar
Potassium 321mg 5mg Mounds candy bar
Sodium 145mg 80mg Marshmallow
Zinc 1.1mg 0.04mg Mounds candy bar
Copper 0.4mg 0.097mg Mounds candy bar
Manganese 0.948mg 0.008mg Mounds candy bar
Selenium 6.6µg 1.7µg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin C 0.4mg 0mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin B1 0.049mg 0.001mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.001mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin B3 0.277mg 0.078mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin B5 0.245mg 0.005mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.003mg Mounds candy bar
Folate 6µg 1µg Mounds candy bar
Choline 11.8mg 0.1mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0µg Mounds candy bar
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 2mg 0mg Marshmallow
Saturated Fat 20.58g 0.056g Marshmallow
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39g 0.08g Mounds candy bar
Polyunsaturated fat 0.14g 0.047g Mounds candy bar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mounds candy bar Marshmallow
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
7%
Mounds candy bar
0%
Marshmallow
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
53%
Mounds candy bar
7%
Marshmallow

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is lower in Sugar (difference - 11.37g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is cheaper?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow contains less Sodium (difference - 65mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marshmallow
Marshmallow is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 20.524g)

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. Mounds candy bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168759/nutrients
  2. Marshmallow - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167995/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.