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Reese's fast break vs. Baby ruth — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Reese's fast break and Baby ruth

  • Reese's fast break has more Vitamin B3, Folate, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Polyunsaturated fat, and Monounsaturated Fat, while Baby ruth has more Manganese.
  • Baby ruth covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 19% more than Reese's fast break.
  • Reese's fast break contains 3 times more Folate than Baby ruth. While Reese's fast break contains 39µg of Folate, Baby ruth contains only 12µg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Baby ruth is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Candies, REESE'S, FAST BREAK, milk chocolate peanut butter and soft nougats and Candies, NESTLE, BABY RUTH 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 +29.8%
Contains more Iron +52.4%
Contains more Magnesium +11.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.3%
Contains more Potassium +14.1%
Contains more Zinc +30.6%
Contains less Sodium -30.3%
Contains more Copper +25%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 36% 35% 56% 26% 44% 26% 60% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 24% 31% 41% 22% 30% 20% 75% 46% 14%
Contains more Calcium +29.8%
Contains more Iron +52.4%
Contains more Magnesium +11.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.3%
Contains more Potassium +14.1%
Contains more Zinc +30.6%
Contains less Sodium -30.3%
Contains more Copper +25%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +124.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +185.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +225%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21%
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% 0% 0% 2% 33% 24% 67% 26% 17% 30% 0% 0% 0%
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% 19% 0% 0% 15% 28% 24% 20% 10% 9% 8% 20% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +124.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +185.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +225%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +60.4%
Contains more Other +83.5%
Contains more Water +70.5%
Equal in Fats - 21.6
Equal in Carbs - 64.8
9% 23% 62% 4% 2%
Protein: 8.66 g
Fats: 23.42 g
Carbs: 61.6 g
Water: 4.1 g
Other: 2.22 g
5% 22% 65% 7%
Protein: 5.4 g
Fats: 21.6 g
Carbs: 64.8 g
Water: 6.99 g
Other: 1.21 g
Contains more Protein +60.4%
Contains more Other +83.5%
Contains more Water +70.5%
Equal in Fats - 21.6
Equal in Carbs - 64.8

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -32%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +60.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +64.1%
38% 42% 20%
Saturated Fat: 8.23 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.94 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.33 g
60% 27% 13%
Saturated Fat: 12.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.557 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.638 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -32%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +60.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +64.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Reese's fast break Baby ruth
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Reese's fast break Baby ruth Opinion
Net carbs 58.7g 62.8g Baby ruth
Protein 8.66g 5.4g Reese's fast break
Fats 23.42g 21.6g Reese's fast break
Carbs 61.6g 64.8g Baby ruth
Calories 474kcal 459kcal Reese's fast break
Sugar 53.08g 54g Reese's fast break
Fiber 2.9g 2g Reese's fast break
Calcium 61mg 47mg Reese's fast break
Iron 0.96mg 0.63mg Reese's fast break
Magnesium 48mg 43mg Reese's fast break
Phosphorus 130mg 94mg Reese's fast break
Potassium 284mg 249mg Reese's fast break
Sodium 330mg 230mg Baby ruth
Zinc 0.94mg 0.72mg Reese's fast break
Copper 0.18mg 0.225mg Baby ruth
Manganese 0mg 0.351mg Baby ruth
Selenium 0µg 2.5µg Baby ruth
Vitamin A 40IU 0IU Reese's fast break
Vitamin E 0.93mg Baby ruth
Vitamin C 0.4mg 0mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B1 0.13mg 0.058mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.121mg Baby ruth
Vitamin B3 3.57mg 1.251mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B5 0.42mg 0.333mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.042mg Reese's fast break
Folate 39µg 12µg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B12 0.06µg Baby ruth
Choline 34.9mg Baby ruth
Vitamin K 2.3µg Baby ruth
Cholesterol 4mg 0mg Baby ruth
Trans Fat 0g 0.05g Reese's fast break
Saturated Fat 8.23g 12.1g Reese's fast break
Monounsaturated Fat 8.94g 5.557g Reese's fast break
Polyunsaturated fat 4.33g 2.638g Reese's fast break

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Reese's fast break Baby ruth
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
15%
Reese's fast break
12%
Baby ruth
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
30%
Reese's fast break
31%
Baby ruth

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.87g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth contains less Sodium (difference - 100mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Baby ruth
Baby ruth 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 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. Reese's fast break - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169630/nutrients
  2. Baby ruth - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167582/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.