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Mousse vs. Reeses cups — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mousse and Reeses cups

  • Mousse has more Vitamin A RAE, Selenium, and Vitamin B12, however, Reeses cups are richer in Vitamin B3, Copper, Fiber, Magnesium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Mousse's daily need coverage for Cholesterol is 45% more.
  • Mousse contains 8 times more Vitamin A RAE than Reeses cups. Mousse contains 140µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Reeses cups contain 17µg.
  • Reeses cups contain less Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Desserts, mousse, chocolate, prepared-from-recipe and Candies, REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups.

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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 +23.1%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +428.6%
Contains more Iron +120%
Contains more Magnesium +210%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.6%
Contains more Potassium +139.9%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +220%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 29% 21% 14% 50% 13% 5% 17% 25% 7.7% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 23% 45% 44% 69% 30% 47% 35% 80% 0% 7.6%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +428.6%
Contains more Iron +120%
Contains more Magnesium +210%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.6%
Contains more Potassium +139.9%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +220%

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.
Mousse
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Contains more Vitamin A +808.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +240%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +80.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +255.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2975.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.4%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 31% 10% 0% 0.33% 11% 47% 2.7% 32% 13% 11% 59% 0% 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 3.4% 3% 0% 1% 40% 25% 84% 37% 23% 38% 33% 19% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +808.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +240%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +80.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +255.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2975.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.4%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +4270.8%
Contains more Protein +147.3%
Contains more Fats +90.8%
Contains more Carbs +244.5%
Contains more Other +185.9%
4% 16% 16% 63%
Protein: 4.14 g
Fats: 16 g
Carbs: 16.07 g
Water: 62.94 g
Other: 0.85 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 Water +4270.8%
Contains more Protein +147.3%
Contains more Fats +90.8%
Contains more Carbs +244.5%
Contains more Other +185.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -14.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +160.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +525.7%
61% 33% 6%
Saturated Fat: 9.151 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.027 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.879 g
37% 45% 19%
Saturated Fat: 10.73 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13.1 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.5 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -14.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +160.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +525.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mousse Reeses cups Opinion
Net carbs 15.47g 51.76g Reeses cups
Protein 4.14g 10.24g Reeses cups
Fats 16g 30.53g Reeses cups
Carbs 16.07g 55.36g Reeses cups
Calories 225kcal 515kcal Reeses cups
Sugar 14.81g 47.17g Mousse
Fiber 0.6g 3.6g Reeses cups
Calcium 96mg 78mg Mousse
Iron 0.55mg 1.21mg Reeses cups
Magnesium 20mg 62mg Reeses cups
Phosphorus 117mg 161mg Reeses cups
Potassium 143mg 343mg Reeses cups
Sodium 38mg 357mg Mousse
Zinc 0.64mg 1.28mg Reeses cups
Copper 0.075mg 0.24mg Reeses cups
Manganese 0.059mg 0mg Mousse
Selenium 7.4µg 1.4µg Mousse
Vitamin A 509IU 56IU Mousse
Vitamin A RAE 140µg 17µg Mousse
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.15mg Mousse
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0.3mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.16mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B2 0.205mg 0.11mg Mousse
Vitamin B3 0.146mg 4.49mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B5 0.533mg 0.62mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B6 0.058mg 0.1mg Reeses cups
Folate 15µg 50µg Reeses cups
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 0.26µg Mousse
Choline 35.4mg Reeses cups
Vitamin K 1.6µg 2µg Reeses cups
Cholesterol 140mg 6mg Reeses cups
Saturated Fat 9.151g 10.73g Mousse
Omega-3 - DHA 0.01g 0g Mousse
Omega-3 - EPA 0.001g 0g Mousse
Monounsaturated Fat 5.027g 13.1g Reeses cups
Polyunsaturated fat 0.879g 5.5g Reeses cups

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mousse 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
17%
Mousse
24%
Reeses cups
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
22%
Mousse
38%
Reeses cups

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 134mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is cheaper?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is cheaper (difference - $2)
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 is lower in Sugar?
Mousse
Mousse is lower in Sugar (difference - 32.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mousse
Mousse contains less Sodium (difference - 319mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mousse
Mousse is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.579g)

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. Mousse - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168777/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.