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

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What are the differences between Reese's pieces and Nougat?

  • Reese's pieces are higher in Vitamin B3, Manganese, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Folate, and Vitamin B5, yet Nougat is higher in Vitamin E .
  • Reese's pieces' daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 74% more.
  • Reese's pieces have 14 times more Vitamin B1 than Nougat. While Reese's pieces have 0.18mg of Vitamin B1, Nougat has only 0.013mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Nougat is lower.

We used Candies, REESE'S PIECES Candy and Candies, nougat, with almonds types 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 +115.6%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.4%
Contains more Potassium +241.9%
Contains more Zinc +173.8%
Contains more Copper +206%
Contains more Manganese +261.8%
Contains more Iron +20.4%
Contains less Sodium -83%
Contains more Selenium +225%
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 10% 23% 23% 24% 10% 5% 12% 45% 40% 15%
Contains more Calcium +115.6%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.4%
Contains more Potassium +241.9%
Contains more Zinc +173.8%
Contains more Copper +206%
Contains more Manganese +261.8%
Contains more Iron +20.4%
Contains less Sodium -83%
Contains more Selenium +225%

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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Nougat
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1167.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +916.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +450%
Contains more Folate +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1000%
Contains more Choline +462.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +179.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 1% 56% 0% 1% 4% 35% 9% 4% 5% 4% 2% 3% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1167.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +916.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +450%
Contains more Folate +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1000%
Contains more Choline +462.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +179.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +274.2%
Contains more Fats +1383.2%
Contains more Other +315.2%
Contains more Carbs +54.3%
Contains more Water +115%
12% 25% 60% 2%
Protein: 12.46 g
Fats: 24.77 g
Carbs: 59.86 g
Water: 1 g
Other: 1.91 g
3% 2% 92% 2%
Protein: 3.33 g
Fats: 1.67 g
Carbs: 92.39 g
Water: 2.15 g
Other: 0.46 g
Contains more Protein +274.2%
Contains more Fats +1383.2%
Contains more Other +315.2%
Contains more Carbs +54.3%
Contains more Water +115%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.8%
72% 20% 8%
Saturated Fat: 16.42 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.46 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.88 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 1.667 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Reese's pieces Nougat Opinion
Net carbs 56.86g 89.09g Nougat
Protein 12.46g 3.33g Reese's pieces
Fats 24.77g 1.67g Reese's pieces
Carbs 59.86g 92.39g Nougat
Calories 497kcal 398kcal Reese's pieces
Sugar 53.25g 44.97g Nougat
Fiber 3g 3.3g Nougat
Calcium 69mg 32mg Reese's pieces
Iron 0.49mg 0.59mg Nougat
Magnesium 88mg 32mg Reese's pieces
Phosphorus 207mg 55mg Reese's pieces
Potassium 359mg 105mg Reese's pieces
Sodium 194mg 33mg Nougat
Zinc 1.15mg 0.42mg Reese's pieces
Copper 0.41mg 0.134mg Reese's pieces
Manganese 1.1mg 0.304mg Reese's pieces
Selenium 0.8µg 2.6µg Nougat
Vitamin A 0IU 1IU Nougat
Vitamin E 0.99mg 2.77mg Nougat
Vitamin C 0mg 0.3mg Nougat
Vitamin B1 0.18mg 0.013mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B2 0.22mg 0.148mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B3 6.06mg 0.478mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B5 0.61mg 0.06mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.02mg Reese's pieces
Folate 55µg 5µg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B12 0.11µg 0.01µg Reese's pieces
Choline 28.7mg 5.1mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin K 5.9µg 0µg Reese's pieces
Saturated Fat 16.42g 1.667g Nougat
Monounsaturated Fat 4.46g 0g Reese's pieces
Polyunsaturated fat 1.88g 0g Reese's pieces

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Reese's pieces Nougat
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
29%
Reese's pieces
9%
Nougat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Reese's pieces
20%
Nougat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.28g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nougat
Nougat contains less Sodium (difference - 161mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.753g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Nougat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169060/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.