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Reeses cups vs. Goobers — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Reeses cups and Goobers

  • Reeses cups have less Fiber.
  • Goobers covers your daily Fiber needs 24% more than Reeses cups.
  • Goobers contain 10 times less Sodium than Reeses cups. Reeses cups contain 357mg of Sodium, while Goobers contain 36mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Candies, REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups and Candies, NESTLE, GOOBERS Chocolate Covered Peanuts.

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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 +14.1%
Contains more Potassium +46.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.9%
Equal in Iron - 1.1
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 27% 42% 0% 0% 45% 5% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +14.1%
Contains more Potassium +46.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.9%
Equal in Iron - 1.1

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 +21.4%
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 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 5% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +21.4%
Equal in Vitamin C - 0.3

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +73.6%
Contains more Fats +11.4%
Contains more Water +31.9%
Equal in Protein - 9.7
Equal in Carbs - 53
10% 31% 55% 2%
Protein: 10.24 g
Fats: 30.53 g
Carbs: 55.36 g
Water: 1.44 g
Other: 2.43 g
10% 34% 53% 2%
Protein: 9.7 g
Fats: 34 g
Carbs: 53 g
Water: 1.9 g
Other: 1.4 g
Contains more Other +73.6%
Contains more Fats +11.4%
Contains more Water +31.9%
Equal in Protein - 9.7
Equal in Carbs - 53

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -11.3%
37% 45% 19%
Saturated Fat: 10.73 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13.1 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.5 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 12.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -11.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Reeses cups Goobers Opinion
Net carbs 51.76g 43.3g Reeses cups
Protein 10.24g 9.7g Reeses cups
Fats 30.53g 34g Goobers
Carbs 55.36g 53g Reeses cups
Calories 515kcal 512kcal Reeses cups
Sugar 47.17g 43g Goobers
Fiber 3.6g 9.7g Goobers
Calcium 78mg 89mg Goobers
Iron 1.21mg 1.1mg Reeses cups
Magnesium 62mg Reeses cups
Phosphorus 161mg Reeses cups
Potassium 343mg 502mg Goobers
Sodium 357mg 36mg Goobers
Zinc 1.28mg Reeses cups
Copper 0.24mg Reeses cups
Selenium 1.4µg Reeses cups
Vitamin A 56IU 68IU Goobers
Vitamin A RAE 17µg Reeses cups
Vitamin E 0.15mg Reeses cups
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0.3mg
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 12mg Reeses cups
Trans Fat 0g 0.07g Reeses cups
Saturated Fat 10.73g 12.1g 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 Goobers
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
0%
Goobers
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Reeses cups
12%
Goobers

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.37g)
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?
Goobers
Goobers is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.17g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Goobers
Goobers contains less Sodium (difference - 321mg)
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. Goobers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167581/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.