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Reeses cups vs. Mounds candy bar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Reeses cups and Mounds candy bar

  • Reeses cups have more Vitamin B3, Folate, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B1, however, Mounds candy bar is richer in Manganese, Copper, Iron, and Selenium.
  • Mounds candy bar's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 49% more.
  • Reeses cups contain less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Candies, REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups and Candies, MOUNDS Candy 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 Calcium +271.4%
Contains more Magnesium +12.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.9%
Contains more Zinc +16.4%
Contains more Iron +72.7%
Contains less Sodium -59.4%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +371.4%
Equal in Potassium - 321
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 7% 79% 40% 39% 29% 19% 30% 134% 124% 36%
Contains more Calcium +271.4%
Contains more Magnesium +12.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.9%
Contains more Zinc +16.4%
Contains more Iron +72.7%
Contains less Sodium -59.4%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +371.4%
Equal in Potassium - 321

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +226.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1520.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +153.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
Contains more Folate +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.09
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 0% 4% 0% 2% 13% 14% 6% 15% 21% 5% 0% 7% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +226.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1520.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +153.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
Contains more Folate +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.09

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +122.6%
Contains more Fats +14.8%
Contains more Other +109.5%
Contains more Water +528.5%
Equal in Carbs - 58.59
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% 27% 59% 9%
Protein: 4.6 g
Fats: 26.6 g
Carbs: 58.59 g
Water: 9.05 g
Other: 1.16 g
Contains more Protein +122.6%
Contains more Fats +14.8%
Contains more Other +109.5%
Contains more Water +528.5%
Equal in Carbs - 58.59

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -47.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3259%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3828.6%
37% 45% 19%
Saturated Fat: 10.73 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13.1 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.5 g
97% 2%
Saturated Fat: 20.58 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.39 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.14 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -47.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3259%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3828.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Reeses cups Mounds candy bar Opinion
Net carbs 51.76g 54.89g Mounds candy bar
Protein 10.24g 4.6g Reeses cups
Fats 30.53g 26.6g Reeses cups
Carbs 55.36g 58.59g Mounds candy bar
Calories 515kcal 486kcal Reeses cups
Sugar 47.17g 46.19g Mounds candy bar
Fiber 3.6g 3.7g Mounds candy bar
Calcium 78mg 21mg Reeses cups
Iron 1.21mg 2.09mg Mounds candy bar
Magnesium 62mg 55mg Reeses cups
Phosphorus 161mg 91mg Reeses cups
Potassium 343mg 321mg Reeses cups
Sodium 357mg 145mg Mounds candy bar
Zinc 1.28mg 1.1mg Reeses cups
Copper 0.24mg 0.4mg Mounds candy bar
Manganese 0mg 0.948mg Mounds candy bar
Selenium 1.4µg 6.6µg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin A 56IU 0IU Reeses cups
Vitamin A RAE 17µg 0µg Reeses cups
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.19mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0.4mg Mounds candy bar
Vitamin B1 0.16mg 0.049mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.058mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B3 4.49mg 0.277mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B5 0.62mg 0.245mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.09mg Reeses cups
Folate 50µg 6µg Reeses cups
Vitamin B12 0.26µg 0µg Reeses cups
Choline 35.4mg 11.8mg Reeses cups
Vitamin K 2µg 1.6µg Reeses cups
Cholesterol 6mg 2mg Mounds candy bar
Saturated Fat 10.73g 20.58g Reeses cups
Monounsaturated Fat 13.1g 0.39g Reeses cups
Polyunsaturated fat 5.5g 0.14g Reeses cups

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Reeses cups Mounds candy 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
7%
Mounds candy bar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Reeses cups
53%
Mounds candy bar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.85g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.98g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar contains less Sodium (difference - 212mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mounds candy bar
Mounds candy bar is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
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 ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Mounds candy bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168759/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.