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Pectin vs. Milky way — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Pectin and Milky way

  • Pectin has more Fiber, Copper, and Iron, however, Milky way is higher in Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Milky way covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 60% more than Pectin.
  • Milky way contains 9 times less Fiber than Pectin. Pectin contains 8.6g of Fiber, while Milky way contains 1g.
  • Pectin has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Pectin, unsweetened, dry mix and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, MILKY WAY Bar.

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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 +453.1%
Contains more Copper +185.7%
Contains more Calcium +1542.9%
Contains more Magnesium +1900%
Contains more Phosphorus +3250%
Contains more Potassium +1671.4%
Contains less Sodium -16.5%
Contains more Zinc +46.8%
Contains more Manganese +110%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 102% 1% 1% 1% 27% 13% 140% 10% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 35% 19% 15% 29% 11% 22% 19% 49% 20% 11%
Contains more Iron +453.1%
Contains more Copper +185.7%
Contains more Calcium +1542.9%
Contains more Magnesium +1900%
Contains more Phosphorus +3250%
Contains more Potassium +1671.4%
Contains less Sodium -16.5%
Contains more Zinc +46.8%
Contains more Manganese +110%
Contains more Selenium +∞%

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.
Pectin
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Contains more Vitamin A +3566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +475%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2980%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 0% 2% 14% 1% 7% 3% 1% 0% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +3566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +475%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2980%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +27%
Contains more Water +38.1%
Contains more Protein +1236.7%
Contains more Fats +5643.3%
Contains more Other +330%
90% 9%
Protein: 0.3 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 90.4 g
Water: 8.7 g
Other: 0.3 g
4% 17% 71% 6%
Protein: 4.01 g
Fats: 17.23 g
Carbs: 71.17 g
Water: 6.3 g
Other: 1.29 g
Contains more Carbs +27%
Contains more Water +38.1%
Contains more Protein +1236.7%
Contains more Fats +5643.3%
Contains more Other +330%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +22200%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +188.9%
33% 7% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.05 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.09 g
83% 15% 2%
Saturated Fat: 12.016 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.23 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.26 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +22200%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +188.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pectin Milky way Opinion
Net carbs 81.8g 70.17g Pectin
Protein 0.3g 4.01g Milky way
Fats 0.3g 17.23g Milky way
Carbs 90.4g 71.17g Pectin
Calories 325kcal 456kcal Milky way
Sugar 59.69g Pectin
Fiber 8.6g 1g Pectin
Calcium 7mg 115mg Milky way
Iron 2.71mg 0.49mg Pectin
Magnesium 1mg 20mg Milky way
Phosphorus 2mg 67mg Milky way
Potassium 7mg 124mg Milky way
Sodium 200mg 167mg Milky way
Zinc 0.47mg 0.69mg Milky way
Copper 0.42mg 0.147mg Pectin
Manganese 0.07mg 0.147mg Milky way
Selenium 0µg 2µg Milky way
Vitamin A 3IU 110IU Milky way
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 31µg Milky way
Vitamin E 0.89mg Milky way
Vitamin D 16IU Milky way
Vitamin D 0.4µg Milky way
Vitamin C 0mg 0.7mg Milky way
Vitamin B1 0.008mg 0.046mg Milky way
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.103mg Milky way
Vitamin B3 0.005mg 0.154mg Milky way
Vitamin B5 0.11mg 0.155mg Milky way
Vitamin B6 0.01mg 0.014mg Milky way
Folate 1µg 4µg Milky way
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.18µg Milky way
Choline 16.5mg Milky way
Vitamin K 3.6µg Milky way
Cholesterol 0mg 9mg Pectin
Trans Fat 0.206g Pectin
Saturated Fat 0.05g 12.016g Pectin
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 2.23g Milky way
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g 0.26g Milky way

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pectin Milky way
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
2%
Pectin
10%
Milky way
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
29%
Pectin
23%
Milky way

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in Sugar (difference - 59.69g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.966g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Milky way
Milky way contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Milky way
Milky way is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Milky way
Milky way is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Pectin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168821/nutrients
  2. Milky way - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168756/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.