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

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Differences between Reese's pieces and Icing

  • Reese's pieces are higher than Icing in Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Folate, and Vitamin B5.
  • Reese's pieces' daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 67% higher.
  • Icing has less Saturated Fat.

The food types used in this comparison are Candies, REESE'S PIECES Candy and Frostings, vanilla, creamy, ready-to-eat.

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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 +2200%
Contains more Iron +206.3%
Contains more Magnesium +8700%
Contains more Phosphorus +1050%
Contains more Potassium +955.9%
Contains more Zinc +1542.9%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +700%
Equal in Sodium - 184
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 0.9% 6% 0.71% 7.7% 3% 24% 1.9% 0% 0% 0.55%
Contains more Calcium +2200%
Contains more Iron +206.3%
Contains more Magnesium +8700%
Contains more Phosphorus +1050%
Contains more Potassium +955.9%
Contains more Zinc +1542.9%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +700%
Equal in Sodium - 184

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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Icing
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2654.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1009.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +587.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +1147.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +120.3%
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 0% 31% 0% 0% 2.5% 70% 4.1% 3.3% 0% 6% 0% 1.3% 33%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2654.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1009.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +587.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +1147.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +120.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +52.6%
Contains more Other +135.8%
Contains more Carbs +13.4%
Contains more Water +1407%
12% 25% 60% 2%
Protein: 12.46 g
Fats: 24.77 g
Carbs: 59.86 g
Water: 1 g
Other: 1.91 g
16% 68% 15%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 16.23 g
Carbs: 67.89 g
Water: 15.07 g
Other: 0.81 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +52.6%
Contains more Other +135.8%
Contains more Carbs +13.4%
Contains more Water +1407%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +322.9%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 4.86
72% 20% 8%
Saturated Fat: 16.42 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.46 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.88 g
19% 31% 50%
Saturated Fat: 2.974 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.86 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.951 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +322.9%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 4.86

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Reese's pieces Icing Opinion
Net carbs 56.86g 67.89g Icing
Protein 12.46g 0g Reese's pieces
Fats 24.77g 16.23g Reese's pieces
Carbs 59.86g 67.89g Icing
Calories 497kcal 418kcal Reese's pieces
Sugar 53.25g 63.1g Reese's pieces
Fiber 3g 0g Reese's pieces
Calcium 69mg 3mg Reese's pieces
Iron 0.49mg 0.16mg Reese's pieces
Magnesium 88mg 1mg Reese's pieces
Phosphorus 207mg 18mg Reese's pieces
Potassium 359mg 34mg Reese's pieces
Sodium 194mg 184mg Icing
Zinc 1.15mg 0.07mg Reese's pieces
Copper 0.41mg 0mg Reese's pieces
Manganese 1.1mg 0mg Reese's pieces
Selenium 0.8µg 0.1µg Reese's pieces
Vitamin E 0.99mg 1.53mg Icing
Vitamin B1 0.18mg 0.01mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B2 0.22mg 0.302mg Icing
Vitamin B3 6.06mg 0.22mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B5 0.61mg 0.055mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0mg Reese's pieces
Folate 55µg 8µg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B12 0.11µg 0µg Reese's pieces
Choline 28.7mg 2.3mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin K 5.9µg 13µg Icing
Saturated Fat 16.42g 2.974g Icing
Monounsaturated Fat 4.46g 4.86g Icing
Polyunsaturated fat 1.88g 7.951g Icing

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Reese's pieces Icing
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
12%
Icing
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Reese's pieces
4%
Icing

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.85g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
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?
Icing
Icing contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Icing
Icing is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.446g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Icing - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169620/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.