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

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Important differences between Reese's fast break and Reeses cups

  • Reeses cups have more Copper, Vitamin B3, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat than Reese's fast break.
  • Reeses cups' daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 13% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Candies, REESE'S, FAST BREAK, milk chocolate peanut butter and soft nougats and Candies, REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups.

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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 +27.9%
Contains more Iron +26%
Contains more Magnesium +29.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.8%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Zinc +36.2%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Sodium - 357
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 24% 46% 45% 69% 31% 47% 35% 80% 0% 8%
Contains more Calcium +27.9%
Contains more Iron +26%
Contains more Magnesium +29.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.8%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Zinc +36.2%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Sodium - 357

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 C +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.9%
Contains more Folate +28.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.11
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 4% 3% 0% 1% 40% 26% 85% 38% 24% 38% 33% 20% 5%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.9%
Contains more Folate +28.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.11

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +11.3%
Contains more Water +184.7%
Contains more Protein +18.2%
Contains more Fats +30.4%
Equal in Other - 2.43
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
10% 31% 55% 2%
Protein: 10.24 g
Fats: 30.53 g
Carbs: 55.36 g
Water: 1.44 g
Other: 2.43 g
Contains more Carbs +11.3%
Contains more Water +184.7%
Contains more Protein +18.2%
Contains more Fats +30.4%
Equal in Other - 2.43

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -23.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +46.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +27%
38% 42% 20%
Saturated Fat: 8.23 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.94 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.33 g
37% 45% 19%
Saturated Fat: 10.73 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13.1 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.5 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -23.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +46.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +27%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Reese's fast break Reeses cups Opinion
Net carbs 58.7g 51.76g Reese's fast break
Protein 8.66g 10.24g Reeses cups
Fats 23.42g 30.53g Reeses cups
Carbs 61.6g 55.36g Reese's fast break
Calories 474kcal 515kcal Reeses cups
Sugar 53.08g 47.17g Reeses cups
Fiber 2.9g 3.6g Reeses cups
Calcium 61mg 78mg Reeses cups
Iron 0.96mg 1.21mg Reeses cups
Magnesium 48mg 62mg Reeses cups
Phosphorus 130mg 161mg Reeses cups
Potassium 284mg 343mg Reeses cups
Sodium 330mg 357mg Reese's fast break
Zinc 0.94mg 1.28mg Reeses cups
Copper 0.18mg 0.24mg Reeses cups
Selenium 0µg 1.4µg Reeses cups
Vitamin A 40IU 56IU Reeses cups
Vitamin A RAE 17µg Reeses cups
Vitamin E 0.15mg Reeses cups
Vitamin C 0.4mg 0.3mg Reese's fast break
Vitamin B1 0.13mg 0.16mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.11mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B3 3.57mg 4.49mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B5 0.42mg 0.62mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.1mg Reeses cups
Folate 39µg 50µg Reeses cups
Vitamin B12 0.26µg Reeses cups
Choline 35.4mg Reeses cups
Vitamin K 2µg Reeses cups
Cholesterol 4mg 6mg Reese's fast break
Saturated Fat 8.23g 10.73g Reese's fast break
Monounsaturated Fat 8.94g 13.1g Reeses cups
Polyunsaturated fat 4.33g 5.5g Reeses cups

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Reese's fast break Reeses cups
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
24%
Reeses cups
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
30%
Reese's fast break
38%
Reeses cups

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.91g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Reese's fast break
Reese's fast break is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.5g)
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 ($)

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. Reeses cups - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168763/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.