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Mousse vs. Reese's pieces — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Mousse and Reese's pieces

  • Mousse has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, and Selenium, while Reese's pieces has more Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B3, Magnesium, and Phosphorus.
  • Mousse covers your daily need of Cholesterol 47% more than Reese's pieces.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Reese's pieces are lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Desserts, mousse, chocolate, prepared-from-recipe and Candies, REESE'S PIECES Candy.

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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 +12.2%
Contains less Sodium -80.4%
Contains more Selenium +825%
Contains more Magnesium +340%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +151%
Contains more Zinc +79.7%
Contains more Copper +446.7%
Contains more Manganese +1764.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 29% 21% 15% 51% 13% 5% 18% 25% 8% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 21% 19% 63% 89% 32% 26% 32% 137% 144% 5%
Contains more Calcium +39.1%
Contains more Iron +12.2%
Contains less Sodium -80.4%
Contains more Selenium +825%
Contains more Magnesium +340%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +151%
Contains more Zinc +79.7%
Contains more Copper +446.7%
Contains more Manganese +1764.4%

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.
Mousse
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +327.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +94.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4050.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +89.7%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +268.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.22
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% 11% 0% 1% 12% 48% 3% 32% 14% 12% 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 0% 20% 0% 0% 45% 51% 114% 37% 26% 42% 14% 16% 15%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +327.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +94.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4050.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +89.7%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +268.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.22

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +6194%
Contains more Protein +201%
Contains more Fats +54.8%
Contains more Carbs +272.5%
Contains more Other +124.7%
4% 16% 16% 63%
Protein: 4.14 g
Fats: 16 g
Carbs: 16.07 g
Water: 62.94 g
Other: 0.85 g
12% 25% 60% 2%
Protein: 12.46 g
Fats: 24.77 g
Carbs: 59.86 g
Water: 1 g
Other: 1.91 g
Contains more Water +6194%
Contains more Protein +201%
Contains more Fats +54.8%
Contains more Carbs +272.5%
Contains more Other +124.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -44.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +12.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +113.9%
61% 33% 6%
Saturated Fat: 9.151 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.027 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.879 g
72% 20% 8%
Saturated Fat: 16.42 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.46 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.88 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -44.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +12.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +113.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Mousse Reese's pieces
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 Reese's pieces Opinion
Net carbs 15.47g 56.86g Reese's pieces
Protein 4.14g 12.46g Reese's pieces
Fats 16g 24.77g Reese's pieces
Carbs 16.07g 59.86g Reese's pieces
Calories 225kcal 497kcal Reese's pieces
Sugar 14.81g 53.25g Mousse
Fiber 0.6g 3g Reese's pieces
Calcium 96mg 69mg Mousse
Iron 0.55mg 0.49mg Mousse
Magnesium 20mg 88mg Reese's pieces
Phosphorus 117mg 207mg Reese's pieces
Potassium 143mg 359mg Reese's pieces
Sodium 38mg 194mg Mousse
Zinc 0.64mg 1.15mg Reese's pieces
Copper 0.075mg 0.41mg Reese's pieces
Manganese 0.059mg 1.1mg Reese's pieces
Selenium 7.4µg 0.8µg Mousse
Vitamin A 509IU 0IU Mousse
Vitamin A RAE 140µg 0µg Mousse
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.99mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0mg Mousse
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.18mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B2 0.205mg 0.22mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B3 0.146mg 6.06mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B5 0.533mg 0.61mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B6 0.058mg 0.11mg Reese's pieces
Folate 15µg 55µg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 0.11µg Mousse
Choline 28.7mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin K 1.6µg 5.9µg Reese's pieces
Cholesterol 140mg 0mg Reese's pieces
Saturated Fat 9.151g 16.42g Mousse
Omega-3 - DHA 0.01g 0g Mousse
Omega-3 - EPA 0.001g 0g Mousse
Monounsaturated Fat 5.027g 4.46g Mousse
Polyunsaturated fat 0.879g 1.88g Reese's pieces

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mousse Reese's pieces
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
29%
Reese's pieces
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
22%
Mousse
56%
Reese's pieces

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 140mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is cheaper?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mousse
Mousse is lower in Sugar (difference - 38.44g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mousse
Mousse contains less Sodium (difference - 156mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mousse
Mousse is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.269g)

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. Reese's pieces - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168764/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.