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

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How are Reese's fast break and Halva different?

  • Halva has more Copper, Phosphorus, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Zinc, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Selenium than Reese's fast break.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Halva is 114% higher.
  • Reese's fast break contains 2 times more Saturated Fat than Halva. While Reese's fast break contains 8.23g of Saturated Fat, Halva contains only 4.127g.

Candies, REESE'S, FAST BREAK, milk chocolate peanut butter and soft nougats and Candies, halavah, plain are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +84.8%
Contains more Potassium +51.9%
Contains more Iron +371.9%
Contains more Magnesium +354.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +366.9%
Contains less Sodium -40.9%
Contains more Zinc +359.6%
Contains more Copper +567.8%
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 10% 170% 156% 261% 17% 26% 118% 401% 114% 63%
Contains more Calcium +84.8%
Contains more Potassium +51.9%
Contains more Iron +371.9%
Contains more Magnesium +354.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +366.9%
Contains less Sodium -40.9%
Contains more Zinc +359.6%
Contains more Copper +567.8%
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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Halva
Contains more Vitamin A +1900%
Contains more Vitamin C +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +226.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +397.1%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
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 1% 0% 0% 1% 106% 21% 54% 11% 81% 49% 5% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1900%
Contains more Vitamin C +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +226.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +397.1%
Contains more Folate +66.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +11.7%
Contains more Other +21.3%
Contains more Protein +44.2%
Equal in Fats - 21.52
Equal in Carbs - 60.49
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
12% 22% 60% 4% 2%
Protein: 12.49 g
Fats: 21.52 g
Carbs: 60.49 g
Water: 3.67 g
Other: 1.83 g
Contains more Water +11.7%
Contains more Other +21.3%
Contains more Protein +44.2%
Equal in Fats - 21.52
Equal in Carbs - 60.49

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -49.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +95.9%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 8.194
38% 42% 20%
Saturated Fat: 8.23 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.94 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.33 g
20% 39% 41%
Saturated Fat: 4.127 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.194 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.481 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -49.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +95.9%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 8.194

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Reese's fast break Halva Opinion
Net carbs 58.7g 55.99g Reese's fast break
Protein 8.66g 12.49g Halva
Fats 23.42g 21.52g Reese's fast break
Carbs 61.6g 60.49g Reese's fast break
Calories 474kcal 469kcal Reese's fast break
Sugar 53.08g Halva
Fiber 2.9g 4.5g Halva
Calcium 61mg 33mg Reese's fast break
Iron 0.96mg 4.53mg Halva
Magnesium 48mg 218mg Halva
Phosphorus 130mg 607mg Halva
Potassium 284mg 187mg Reese's fast break
Sodium 330mg 195mg Halva
Zinc 0.94mg 4.32mg Halva
Copper 0.18mg 1.202mg Halva
Manganese 0mg 0.873mg Halva
Selenium 0µg 11.5µg Halva
Vitamin A 40IU 2IU Reese's fast break
Vitamin C 0.4mg 0.1mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B1 0.13mg 0.424mg Halva
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.088mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B3 3.57mg 2.856mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B5 0.42mg 0.174mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.348mg Halva
Folate 39µg 65µg Halva
Vitamin B12 0.04µg Halva
Cholesterol 4mg 0mg Halva
Saturated Fat 8.23g 4.127g Halva
Monounsaturated Fat 8.94g 8.194g Reese's fast break
Polyunsaturated fat 4.33g 8.481g Halva

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Reese's fast break Halva
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
15%
Reese's fast break
25%
Halva
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
30%
Reese's fast break
133%
Halva

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is lower in glycemic index (difference - 55)
Which food is cheaper?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Halva
Halva is lower in Sugar (difference - 53.08g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Halva
Halva contains less Sodium (difference - 135mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Halva
Halva is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Halva
Halva is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.103g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Halva
Halva is relatively richer in minerals
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. Halva - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167996/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.