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Reese's pieces vs. After eight — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Reese's pieces and After eight

  • After eight contains less Calcium than Reese's pieces.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Reese's pieces is 40% higher.
  • After eight has 194 times less Sodium than Reese's pieces. Reese's pieces have 194mg of Sodium, while After eight has 1mg.

Food types used in this article are Candies, REESE'S PIECES Candy and Candies, NESTLE, AFTER EIGHT Mints.

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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 +430.8%
Contains more Iron +16.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 21% 19% 63% 89% 32% 26% 32% 137% 144% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 22% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +430.8%
Contains more Iron +16.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%

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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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% 20% 0% 0% 45% 51% 114% 37% 26% 42% 14% 16% 15%
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +646.1%
Contains more Fats +108.2%
Contains more Other +218.3%
Contains more Carbs +32.9%
Contains more Water +530%
12% 25% 60% 2%
Protein: 12.46 g
Fats: 24.77 g
Carbs: 59.86 g
Water: 1 g
Other: 1.91 g
2% 12% 80% 6%
Protein: 1.67 g
Fats: 11.9 g
Carbs: 79.53 g
Water: 6.3 g
Other: 0.6 g
Contains more Protein +646.1%
Contains more Fats +108.2%
Contains more Other +218.3%
Contains more Carbs +32.9%
Contains more Water +530%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -49.3%
72% 20% 8%
Saturated Fat: 16.42 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.46 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.88 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 8.33 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -49.3%

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 pieces After eight
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Reese's pieces After eight Opinion
Net carbs 56.86g 77.13g After eight
Protein 12.46g 1.67g Reese's pieces
Fats 24.77g 11.9g Reese's pieces
Carbs 59.86g 79.53g After eight
Calories 497kcal 432kcal Reese's pieces
Sugar 53.25g 66.6g Reese's pieces
Fiber 3g 2.4g Reese's pieces
Calcium 69mg 13mg Reese's pieces
Iron 0.49mg 0.57mg After eight
Magnesium 88mg Reese's pieces
Phosphorus 207mg Reese's pieces
Potassium 359mg Reese's pieces
Sodium 194mg 1mg After eight
Zinc 1.15mg Reese's pieces
Copper 0.41mg Reese's pieces
Manganese 1.1mg Reese's pieces
Selenium 0.8µg Reese's pieces
Vitamin E 0.99mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B1 0.18mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B2 0.22mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B3 6.06mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B5 0.61mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B6 0.11mg Reese's pieces
Folate 55µg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B12 0.11µg Reese's pieces
Choline 28.7mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin K 5.9µg Reese's pieces
Saturated Fat 16.42g 8.33g After eight
Monounsaturated Fat 4.46g Reese's pieces
Polyunsaturated fat 1.88g Reese's pieces

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Reese's pieces After eight
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
29%
Reese's pieces
0%
After eight
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Reese's pieces
3%
After eight

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is lower in Sugar (difference - 13.35g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
After eight
After eight contains less Sodium (difference - 193mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
After eight
After eight is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.09g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 pieces - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168764/nutrients
  2. After eight - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168766/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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