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

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Significant differences between Reese's pieces and Corn syrup

  • The amount of Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Folate, and Fiber in Reese's pieces are higher than in Corn syrup.
  • Reese's pieces covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 82% more than Corn syrup.
  • Corn syrup contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Candies, REESE'S PIECES Candy and Syrups, corn, dark.

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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 +283.3%
Contains more Iron +32.4%
Contains more Magnesium +1000%
Contains more Phosphorus +1781.8%
Contains more Potassium +715.9%
Contains more Zinc +2775%
Contains more Copper +673.6%
Contains more Manganese +1000%
Contains less Sodium -20.1%
Contains more Selenium +262.5%
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 6% 14% 6% 5% 4% 21% 2% 18% 14% 16%
Contains more Calcium +283.3%
Contains more Iron +32.4%
Contains more Magnesium +1000%
Contains more Phosphorus +1781.8%
Contains more Potassium +715.9%
Contains more Zinc +2775%
Contains more Copper +673.6%
Contains more Manganese +1000%
Contains less Sodium -20.1%
Contains more Selenium +262.5%

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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Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1536.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2344.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2552.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1122.2%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +115.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 3% 3% 1% 2% 3% 0% 0% 8% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1536.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2344.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2552.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1122.2%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +115.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +377.5%
Contains more Carbs +29.6%
Contains more Water +2101%
12% 25% 60% 2%
Protein: 12.46 g
Fats: 24.77 g
Carbs: 59.86 g
Water: 1 g
Other: 1.91 g
78% 22%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 77.59 g
Water: 22.01 g
Other: 0.4 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +377.5%
Contains more Carbs +29.6%
Contains more Water +2101%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Reese's pieces Corn syrup Opinion
Net carbs 56.86g 77.59g Corn syrup
Protein 12.46g 0g Reese's pieces
Fats 24.77g 0g Reese's pieces
Carbs 59.86g 77.59g Corn syrup
Calories 497kcal 286kcal Reese's pieces
Sugar 53.25g 77.59g Reese's pieces
Fiber 3g 0g Reese's pieces
Calcium 69mg 18mg Reese's pieces
Iron 0.49mg 0.37mg Reese's pieces
Magnesium 88mg 8mg Reese's pieces
Phosphorus 207mg 11mg Reese's pieces
Potassium 359mg 44mg Reese's pieces
Sodium 194mg 155mg Corn syrup
Zinc 1.15mg 0.04mg Reese's pieces
Copper 0.41mg 0.053mg Reese's pieces
Manganese 1.1mg 0.1mg Reese's pieces
Selenium 0.8µg 2.9µg Corn syrup
Vitamin E 0.99mg 0mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B1 0.18mg 0.011mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B2 0.22mg 0.009mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B3 6.06mg 0.02mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B5 0.61mg 0.023mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.009mg Reese's pieces
Folate 55µg 0µg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B12 0.11µg 0µg Reese's pieces
Choline 28.7mg 13.3mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin K 5.9µg 0µg Reese's pieces
Saturated Fat 16.42g 0g Corn syrup
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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is better in case of low diet
Reese's pieces Corn syrup
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
1%
Corn syrup
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Reese's pieces
10%
Corn syrup

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is lower in Sugar (difference - 24.34g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is lower in glycemic index (difference - 90)
Which food is cheaper?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
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 contains less Sodium?
Corn syrup
Corn syrup contains less Sodium (difference - 39mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Corn syrup
Corn syrup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.42g)
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. Corn syrup - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168836/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.