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

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How are Mounds candy bar and Skor bar different?

  • Mounds candy bar is richer in Manganese, Copper, Iron, Selenium, Magnesium, Fiber, and Zinc, while Skor bar is higher in Vitamin B12.
  • Mounds candy bar covers your daily need of Manganese 41% more than Skor bar.
  • Skor bar is lower in Saturated Fat.

Candies, MOUNDS Candy Bar and Candies, HERSHEY'S SKOR Toffee Bar 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 Iron +266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +49.2%
Contains more Potassium +109.8%
Contains less Sodium -54.3%
Contains more Zinc +547.1%
Contains more Copper +900%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 79% 40% 39% 29% 19% 30% 134% 124% 36%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 22% 8% 27% 14% 42% 5% 14% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +49.2%
Contains more Potassium +109.8%
Contains less Sodium -54.3%
Contains more Zinc +547.1%
Contains more Copper +900%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%

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 B1 +145%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +512.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +309.1%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Choline +280.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +205.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +437.5%
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% 4% 0% 2% 13% 14% 6% 15% 21% 5% 0% 7% 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 13% 12% 3% 2% 5% 24% 3% 3% 6% 2% 27% 2% 22%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +145%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +512.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +309.1%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Choline +280.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +205.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +437.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +47%
Contains more Water +476.4%
Contains more Fats +14.2%
Equal in Carbs - 63.73
Equal in Other - 1.2
5% 27% 59% 9%
Protein: 4.6 g
Fats: 26.6 g
Carbs: 58.59 g
Water: 9.05 g
Other: 1.16 g
3% 30% 64%
Protein: 3.13 g
Fats: 30.37 g
Carbs: 63.73 g
Water: 1.57 g
Other: 1.2 g
Contains more Protein +47%
Contains more Water +476.4%
Contains more Fats +14.2%
Equal in Carbs - 63.73
Equal in Other - 1.2

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2390.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +750.7%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 18.78
97% 2%
Saturated Fat: 20.58 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.39 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.14 g
63% 33% 4%
Saturated Fat: 18.78 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.714 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.191 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2390.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +750.7%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 18.78

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 Skor bar
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mounds candy bar Skor bar Opinion
Net carbs 54.89g 62.43g Skor bar
Protein 4.6g 3.13g Mounds candy bar
Fats 26.6g 30.37g Skor bar
Carbs 58.59g 63.73g Skor bar
Calories 486kcal 541kcal Skor bar
Sugar 46.19g 59.89g Mounds candy bar
Fiber 3.7g 1.3g Mounds candy bar
Calcium 21mg 30mg Skor bar
Iron 2.09mg 0.57mg Mounds candy bar
Magnesium 55mg 10mg Mounds candy bar
Phosphorus 91mg 61mg Mounds candy bar
Potassium 321mg 153mg Mounds candy bar
Sodium 145mg 317mg Mounds candy bar
Zinc 1.1mg 0.17mg Mounds candy bar
Copper 0.4mg 0.04mg Mounds candy bar
Manganese 0.948mg 0mg Mounds candy bar
Selenium 6.6µg 0µg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin A 0IU 204IU Skor bar
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 61µg Skor bar
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.58mg Skor bar
Vitamin D 0IU 3IU Skor bar
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Skor bar
Vitamin C 0.4mg 0.5mg Skor bar
Vitamin B1 0.049mg 0.02mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.1mg Skor bar
Vitamin B3 0.277mg 0.13mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin B5 0.245mg 0.04mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.022mg Mounds candy bar
Folate 6µg 2µg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.21µg Skor bar
Choline 11.8mg 3.1mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin K 1.6µg 8.6µg Skor bar
Cholesterol 2mg 53mg Mounds candy bar
Saturated Fat 20.58g 18.78g Skor bar
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39g 9.714g Skor bar
Polyunsaturated fat 0.14g 1.191g Skor bar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mounds candy bar Skor bar
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
9%
Skor bar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
53%
Mounds candy bar
14%
Skor bar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skor bar
Skor bar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.8g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is lower in Sugar (difference - 13.7g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar contains less Sodium (difference - 172mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 51mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
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. Mounds candy bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168759/nutrients
  2. Skor bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168757/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.