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Reeses cups vs. Twix — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Reeses cups and Twix

  • Reeses cups are richer in Vitamin B3, Fiber, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, and Folate, while Twix is higher in Manganese, and Vitamin B2.
  • Twix covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 41% more than Reeses cups.
  • Reeses cups have 4 times more Vitamin B3 than Twix. Reeses cups have 4.49mg of Vitamin B3, while Twix has 1.109mg.
  • Twix is lower in Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Candies, REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, TWIX Caramel Cookie Bars.

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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 +49.4%
Contains more Magnesium +129.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.3%
Contains more Potassium +84.4%
Contains more Zinc +20.8%
Contains more Copper +21.8%
Contains more Calcium +35.9%
Contains less Sodium -44.5%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +207.1%
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 32% 30% 19% 45% 16% 26% 29% 66% 36% 23%
Contains more Iron +49.4%
Contains more Magnesium +129.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.3%
Contains more Potassium +84.4%
Contains more Zinc +20.8%
Contains more Copper +21.8%
Contains more Calcium +35.9%
Contains less Sodium -44.5%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +207.1%

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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Twix
Contains more Vitamin B3 +304.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +92.3%
Contains more Choline +69.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +393.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +180%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.155
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 4% 15% 0% 2% 39% 48% 21% 16% 5.8% 20% 41% 11% 14%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +304.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +92.3%
Contains more Choline +69.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +393.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +180%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.155

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +108.6%
Contains more Fats +22.9%
Contains more Other +100.8%
Contains more Carbs +17.1%
Contains more Water +193.8%
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% 25% 65% 4%
Protein: 4.91 g
Fats: 24.85 g
Carbs: 64.8 g
Water: 4.23 g
Other: 1.21 g
Contains more Protein +108.6%
Contains more Fats +22.9%
Contains more Other +100.8%
Contains more Carbs +17.1%
Contains more Water +193.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +338.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +775.8%
37% 45% 19%
Saturated Fat: 10.73 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13.1 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.5 g
84% 13% 3%
Saturated Fat: 18.96 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.988 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.628 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +338.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +775.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Reeses cups Twix Opinion
Net carbs 51.76g 63.7g Twix
Protein 10.24g 4.91g Reeses cups
Fats 30.53g 24.85g Reeses cups
Carbs 55.36g 64.8g Twix
Calories 515kcal 502kcal Reeses cups
Sugar 47.17g 48.25g Reeses cups
Fiber 3.6g 1.1g Reeses cups
Calcium 78mg 106mg Twix
Iron 1.21mg 0.81mg Reeses cups
Magnesium 62mg 27mg Reeses cups
Phosphorus 161mg 105mg Reeses cups
Potassium 343mg 186mg Reeses cups
Sodium 357mg 198mg Twix
Zinc 1.28mg 1.06mg Reeses cups
Copper 0.24mg 0.197mg Reeses cups
Manganese 0mg 0.273mg Twix
Selenium 1.4µg 4.3µg Twix
Vitamin A 56IU 67IU Twix
Vitamin A RAE 17µg 20µg Twix
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.74mg Twix
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0.6mg Twix
Vitamin B1 0.16mg 0.155mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.208mg Twix
Vitamin B3 4.49mg 1.109mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B5 0.62mg 0.265mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.025mg Reeses cups
Folate 50µg 26µg Reeses cups
Vitamin B12 0.26µg 0.33µg Twix
Choline 35.4mg 20.9mg Reeses cups
Vitamin K 2µg 5.6µg Twix
Cholesterol 6mg 7mg Reeses cups
Trans Fat 0g 0.342g Reeses cups
Saturated Fat 10.73g 18.96g Reeses cups
Monounsaturated Fat 13.1g 2.988g Reeses cups
Polyunsaturated fat 5.5g 0.628g Reeses cups

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Reeses cups Twix
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
18%
Twix
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Reeses cups
32%
Twix

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Twix
Twix contains less Sodium (difference - 159mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.08g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.23g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in glycemic index (difference - 44)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Twix - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168768/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.