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Reeses cups vs. Nougat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Reeses cups and Nougat?

  • Reeses cups are richer in Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Copper, Folate, and Vitamin B5, yet Nougat is richer in Vitamin E , and Manganese.
  • Reeses cups' daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 45% higher.
  • Reeses cups have 12 times more Vitamin B1 than Nougat. Reeses cups have 0.16mg of Vitamin B1, while Nougat has 0.013mg.
  • Nougat contains less Sodium.

We used Candies, REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups and Candies, nougat, with almonds types in this comparison.

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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 +143.8%
Contains more Iron +105.1%
Contains more Magnesium +93.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +192.7%
Contains more Potassium +226.7%
Contains more Zinc +204.8%
Contains more Copper +79.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.8%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +85.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 23% 45% 44% 69% 30% 47% 35% 80% 0% 7.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9.6% 22% 23% 24% 9.3% 4.3% 11% 45% 40% 14%
Contains more Calcium +143.8%
Contains more Iron +105.1%
Contains more Magnesium +93.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +192.7%
Contains more Potassium +226.7%
Contains more Zinc +204.8%
Contains more Copper +79.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.8%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +85.7%

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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Nougat
Contains more Vitamin A +5500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +839.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +933.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Contains more Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2500%
Contains more Choline +594.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1746.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.5%
Equal in Vitamin C - 0.3
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0.06% 55% 0% 1% 3.3% 34% 9% 3.6% 4.6% 3.8% 1.3% 2.8% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +5500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +839.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +933.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Contains more Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2500%
Contains more Choline +594.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1746.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.5%
Equal in Vitamin C - 0.3

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +207.5%
Contains more Fats +1728.1%
Contains more Other +428.3%
Contains more Carbs +66.9%
Contains more Water +49.3%
10% 31% 55% 2%
Protein: 10.24 g
Fats: 30.53 g
Carbs: 55.36 g
Water: 1.44 g
Other: 2.43 g
3% 2% 92% 2%
Protein: 3.33 g
Fats: 1.67 g
Carbs: 92.39 g
Water: 2.15 g
Other: 0.46 g
Contains more Protein +207.5%
Contains more Fats +1728.1%
Contains more Other +428.3%
Contains more Carbs +66.9%
Contains more Water +49.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
Contains less Saturated Fat -84.5%
37% 45% 19%
Saturated Fat: 10.73 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13.1 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.5 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 1.667 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
Contains less Saturated Fat -84.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Reeses cups Nougat
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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Reeses cups Nougat Opinion
Net carbs 51.76g 89.09g Nougat
Protein 10.24g 3.33g Reeses cups
Fats 30.53g 1.67g Reeses cups
Carbs 55.36g 92.39g Nougat
Calories 515kcal 398kcal Reeses cups
Sugar 47.17g 44.97g Nougat
Fiber 3.6g 3.3g Reeses cups
Calcium 78mg 32mg Reeses cups
Iron 1.21mg 0.59mg Reeses cups
Magnesium 62mg 32mg Reeses cups
Phosphorus 161mg 55mg Reeses cups
Potassium 343mg 105mg Reeses cups
Sodium 357mg 33mg Nougat
Zinc 1.28mg 0.42mg Reeses cups
Copper 0.24mg 0.134mg Reeses cups
Manganese 0mg 0.304mg Nougat
Selenium 1.4µg 2.6µg Nougat
Vitamin A 56IU 1IU Reeses cups
Vitamin A RAE 17µg 0µg Reeses cups
Vitamin E 0.15mg 2.77mg Nougat
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0.3mg
Vitamin B1 0.16mg 0.013mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.148mg Nougat
Vitamin B3 4.49mg 0.478mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B5 0.62mg 0.06mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.02mg Reeses cups
Folate 50µg 5µg Reeses cups
Vitamin B12 0.26µg 0.01µg Reeses cups
Choline 35.4mg 5.1mg Reeses cups
Vitamin K 2µg 0µg Reeses cups
Cholesterol 6mg 0mg Nougat
Saturated Fat 10.73g 1.667g Nougat
Monounsaturated Fat 13.1g 0g Reeses cups
Polyunsaturated fat 5.5g 0g Reeses cups

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Reeses cups Nougat
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
24%
Reeses cups
9%
Nougat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Reeses cups
20%
Nougat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nougat
Nougat contains less Sodium (difference - 324mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.063g)

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. Reeses cups - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168763/nutrients
  2. Nougat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169060/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.