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Reeses cups vs. Crunch bar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Reeses cups and Crunch bar

  • Crunch bar has less Fiber, and Iron.
  • Crunch bar covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 26% more than Reeses cups.
  • Crunch bar contains 2 times less Sodium than Reeses cups. Reeses cups contain 357mg of Sodium, while Crunch bar contains 150mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Candies, REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups and Candies, NESTLE, CRUNCH Bar and Dessert Topping.

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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 +72.9%
Contains more Potassium +12.5%
Contains more Calcium +28.2%
Contains less Sodium -58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 46% 45% 69% 31% 47% 35% 80% 0% 8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 30% 27% 0% 0% 27% 20% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +72.9%
Contains more Potassium +12.5%
Contains more Calcium +28.2%
Contains less Sodium -58%

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 A +91.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +66.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 3% 0% 1% 40% 26% 85% 38% 24% 38% 33% 20% 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 7% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +91.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +66.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +104.8%
Contains more Fats +17.4%
Contains more Water +121.5%
Contains more Other +80%
Contains more Carbs +21%
10% 31% 55% 2%
Protein: 10.24 g
Fats: 30.53 g
Carbs: 55.36 g
Water: 1.44 g
Other: 2.43 g
5% 26% 67%
Protein: 5 g
Fats: 26 g
Carbs: 67 g
Water: 0.65 g
Other: 1.35 g
Contains more Protein +104.8%
Contains more Fats +17.4%
Contains more Water +121.5%
Contains more Other +80%
Contains more Carbs +21%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -32.9%
37% 45% 19%
Saturated Fat: 10.73 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13.1 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.5 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 16 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -32.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Reeses cups Crunch bar Opinion
Net carbs 51.76g 65.1g Crunch bar
Protein 10.24g 5g Reeses cups
Fats 30.53g 26g Reeses cups
Carbs 55.36g 67g Crunch bar
Calories 515kcal 500kcal Reeses cups
Sugar 47.17g 55g Reeses cups
Fiber 3.6g 1.9g Reeses cups
Calcium 78mg 100mg Crunch bar
Iron 1.21mg 0.7mg Reeses cups
Magnesium 62mg Reeses cups
Phosphorus 161mg Reeses cups
Potassium 343mg 305mg Reeses cups
Sodium 357mg 150mg Crunch bar
Zinc 1.28mg Reeses cups
Copper 0.24mg Reeses cups
Selenium 1.4µg Reeses cups
Vitamin A 56IU 107IU Crunch bar
Vitamin A RAE 17µg Reeses cups
Vitamin E 0.15mg Reeses cups
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0.5mg Crunch bar
Vitamin B1 0.16mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B2 0.11mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B3 4.49mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B5 0.62mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B6 0.1mg Reeses cups
Folate 50µg Reeses cups
Vitamin B12 0.26µg Reeses cups
Choline 35.4mg Reeses cups
Vitamin K 2µg Reeses cups
Cholesterol 6mg 13mg Reeses cups
Trans Fat 0g 0.137g Reeses cups
Saturated Fat 10.73g 16g Reeses cups
Monounsaturated Fat 13.1g Reeses cups
Polyunsaturated fat 5.5g Reeses cups

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Reeses cups Crunch 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
24%
Reeses cups
1%
Crunch bar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Reeses cups
10%
Crunch bar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.83g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.27g)
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 contains less Sodium?
Crunch bar
Crunch bar contains less Sodium (difference - 207mg)
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 ($)

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. Crunch bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168762/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.