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Reese's pieces vs. Dove milk chocolate — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Reese's pieces and Dove milk chocolate

  • Reese's pieces have less Calcium, and Iron.
  • Dove milk chocolate covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 14% more than Reese's pieces.
  • Dove milk chocolate contains 3 times less Sodium than Reese's pieces. Reese's pieces contain 194mg of Sodium, while Dove milk chocolate contains 63mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Candies, REESE'S PIECES Candy and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, DOVE Milk Chocolate.

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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 +131.9%
Contains more Iron +126.5%
Contains less Sodium -67.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 21% 18% 63% 89% 32% 25% 31% 137% 143% 4.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 48% 42% 0% 0% 0% 8.2% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +131.9%
Contains more Iron +126.5%
Contains less Sodium -67.5%

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 A +∞%
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% 25% 41% 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 18% 0% 0% 2.7% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +109.8%
Contains more Other +101.1%
Contains more Fats +28.1%
Contains more Water +61%
Equal in Carbs - 59.78
12% 25% 60% 2%
Protein: 12.46 g
Fats: 24.77 g
Carbs: 59.86 g
Water: 1 g
Other: 1.91 g
6% 32% 60%
Protein: 5.94 g
Fats: 31.72 g
Carbs: 59.78 g
Water: 1.61 g
Other: 0.95 g
Contains more Protein +109.8%
Contains more Other +101.1%
Contains more Fats +28.1%
Contains more Water +61%
Equal in Carbs - 59.78

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -14.7%
72% 20% 8%
Saturated Fat: 16.42 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.46 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.88 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 19.24 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -14.7%

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 Dove milk chocolate
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Reese's pieces Dove milk chocolate Opinion
Net carbs 56.86g 57.38g Dove milk chocolate
Protein 12.46g 5.94g Reese's pieces
Fats 24.77g 31.72g Dove milk chocolate
Carbs 59.86g 59.78g Reese's pieces
Calories 497kcal 546kcal Dove milk chocolate
Sugar 53.25g 55.45g Reese's pieces
Fiber 3g 2.4g Reese's pieces
Calcium 69mg 160mg Dove milk chocolate
Iron 0.49mg 1.11mg Dove milk chocolate
Magnesium 88mg Reese's pieces
Phosphorus 207mg Reese's pieces
Potassium 359mg Reese's pieces
Sodium 194mg 63mg Dove milk chocolate
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 A 0IU 292IU Dove milk chocolate
Vitamin E 0.99mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin C 0mg 0.8mg Dove milk chocolate
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
Cholesterol 0mg 18mg Reese's pieces
Trans Fat 0g 0.246g Reese's pieces
Saturated Fat 16.42g 19.24g Reese's pieces
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 Dove milk chocolate
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
2%
Dove milk chocolate
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Reese's pieces
10%
Dove milk chocolate

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.2g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.82g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
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?
Dove milk chocolate
Dove milk chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 131mg)
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. Dove milk chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168804/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.