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Reeses cups vs. Sorghum syrup — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Reeses cups and Sorghum syrup

  • Reeses cups have more Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Fiber, and Folate, however, Sorghum syrup is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Potassium.
  • Sorghum syrup covers your daily Manganese needs 67% more than Reeses cups.

Food varieties used in this article are Candies, REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups and Syrups, sorghum.

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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 Phosphorus +187.5%
Contains more Zinc +212.2%
Contains more Copper +84.6%
Contains more Calcium +92.3%
Contains more Iron +214%
Contains more Magnesium +61.3%
Contains more Potassium +191.5%
Contains less Sodium -97.8%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +21.4%
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 45% 143% 72% 24% 89% 2% 12% 44% 200% 10%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.5%
Contains more Zinc +212.2%
Contains more Copper +84.6%
Contains more Calcium +92.3%
Contains more Iron +214%
Contains more Magnesium +61.3%
Contains more Potassium +191.5%
Contains less Sodium -97.8%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +21.4%

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 E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4390%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +166.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +570%
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% 0% 0% 0% 25% 36% 2% 49% 155% 0% 0% 8% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4390%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +166.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +570%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +35.3%
Contains more Water +1476.4%
Equal in Other - 2.4
10% 31% 55% 2%
Protein: 10.24 g
Fats: 30.53 g
Carbs: 55.36 g
Water: 1.44 g
Other: 2.43 g
75% 23% 2%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 74.9 g
Water: 22.7 g
Other: 2.4 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Carbs +35.3%
Contains more Water +1476.4%
Equal in Other - 2.4

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Reeses cups Sorghum syrup Opinion
Net carbs 51.76g 74.9g Sorghum syrup
Protein 10.24g 0g Reeses cups
Fats 30.53g 0g Reeses cups
Carbs 55.36g 74.9g Sorghum syrup
Calories 515kcal 290kcal Reeses cups
Sugar 47.17g 74.9g Reeses cups
Fiber 3.6g 0g Reeses cups
Calcium 78mg 150mg Sorghum syrup
Iron 1.21mg 3.8mg Sorghum syrup
Magnesium 62mg 100mg Sorghum syrup
Phosphorus 161mg 56mg Reeses cups
Potassium 343mg 1000mg Sorghum syrup
Sodium 357mg 8mg Sorghum syrup
Zinc 1.28mg 0.41mg Reeses cups
Copper 0.24mg 0.13mg Reeses cups
Manganese 0mg 1.53mg Sorghum syrup
Selenium 1.4µg 1.7µg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin A 56IU 0IU Reeses cups
Vitamin A RAE 17µg 0µg Reeses cups
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0mg Reeses cups
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B1 0.16mg 0.1mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.155mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B3 4.49mg 0.1mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B5 0.62mg 0.804mg Sorghum syrup
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.67mg Sorghum syrup
Folate 50µg 0µg Reeses cups
Vitamin B12 0.26µg 0µg Reeses cups
Choline 35.4mg 13.3mg Reeses cups
Vitamin K 2µg 0µg Reeses cups
Cholesterol 6mg 0mg Sorghum syrup
Saturated Fat 10.73g 0g Sorghum syrup
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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Reeses cups Sorghum syrup
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
21%
Sorghum syrup
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Reeses cups
64%
Sorghum syrup

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup contains less Sodium (difference - 349mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sorghum syrup
Sorghum syrup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.73g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in Sugar (difference - 27.73g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Sorghum syrup - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169662/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.