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

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Differences between Reese's pieces and Twix

  • Reese's pieces are higher in Manganese, Vitamin B3, Copper, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Fiber, Folate, and Vitamin B5, however, Twix is richer in Vitamin B12.
  • Reese's pieces' daily need coverage for Manganese is 36% higher.
  • Reese's pieces have 5 times more Vitamin B3 than Twix. While Reese's pieces have 6.06mg of Vitamin B3, Twix has only 1.109mg.
  • Reese's pieces have less Saturated Fat.

The food types used in this comparison are Candies, REESE'S PIECES Candy and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, TWIX Caramel Cookie Bars.

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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 Magnesium +225.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +97.1%
Contains more Potassium +93%
Contains more Copper +108.1%
Contains more Manganese +302.9%
Contains more Calcium +53.6%
Contains more Iron +65.3%
Contains more Selenium +437.5%
Equal in Sodium - 198
Equal in Zinc - 1.06
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 32% 30% 19% 45% 16% 26% 29% 66% 36% 23%
Contains more Magnesium +225.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +97.1%
Contains more Potassium +93%
Contains more Copper +108.1%
Contains more Manganese +302.9%
Contains more Calcium +53.6%
Contains more Iron +65.3%
Contains more Selenium +437.5%
Equal in Sodium - 198
Equal in Zinc - 1.06

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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Twix
Contains more Vitamin E +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +446.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +340%
Contains more Folate +111.5%
Contains more Choline +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +200%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.208
Equal in Vitamin K - 5.6
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 4% 15% 0% 2% 39% 48% 21% 16% 5.8% 20% 41% 11% 14%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +446.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +340%
Contains more Folate +111.5%
Contains more Choline +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +200%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.208
Equal in Vitamin K - 5.6

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +153.8%
Contains more Other +57.9%
Contains more Water +323%
Equal in Fats - 24.85
Equal in Carbs - 64.8
12% 25% 60% 2%
Protein: 12.46 g
Fats: 24.77 g
Carbs: 59.86 g
Water: 1 g
Other: 1.91 g
5% 25% 65% 4%
Protein: 4.91 g
Fats: 24.85 g
Carbs: 64.8 g
Water: 4.23 g
Other: 1.21 g
Contains more Protein +153.8%
Contains more Other +57.9%
Contains more Water +323%
Equal in Fats - 24.85
Equal in Carbs - 64.8

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -13.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +49.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +199.4%
72% 20% 8%
Saturated Fat: 16.42 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.46 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.88 g
84% 13% 3%
Saturated Fat: 18.96 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.988 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.628 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -13.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +49.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +199.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Reese's pieces Twix Opinion
Net carbs 56.86g 63.7g Twix
Protein 12.46g 4.91g Reese's pieces
Fats 24.77g 24.85g Twix
Carbs 59.86g 64.8g Twix
Calories 497kcal 502kcal Twix
Sugar 53.25g 48.25g Twix
Fiber 3g 1.1g Reese's pieces
Calcium 69mg 106mg Twix
Iron 0.49mg 0.81mg Twix
Magnesium 88mg 27mg Reese's pieces
Phosphorus 207mg 105mg Reese's pieces
Potassium 359mg 186mg Reese's pieces
Sodium 194mg 198mg Reese's pieces
Zinc 1.15mg 1.06mg Reese's pieces
Copper 0.41mg 0.197mg Reese's pieces
Manganese 1.1mg 0.273mg Reese's pieces
Selenium 0.8µg 4.3µg Twix
Vitamin A 0IU 67IU Twix
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 20µg Twix
Vitamin E 0.99mg 0.74mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Twix
Vitamin B1 0.18mg 0.155mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B2 0.22mg 0.208mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B3 6.06mg 1.109mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B5 0.61mg 0.265mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.025mg Reese's pieces
Folate 55µg 26µg Reese's pieces
Vitamin B12 0.11µg 0.33µg Twix
Choline 28.7mg 20.9mg Reese's pieces
Vitamin K 5.9µg 5.6µg Reese's pieces
Cholesterol 0mg 7mg Reese's pieces
Trans Fat 0g 0.342g Reese's pieces
Saturated Fat 16.42g 18.96g Reese's pieces
Monounsaturated Fat 4.46g 2.988g Reese's pieces
Polyunsaturated fat 1.88g 0.628g Reese's pieces

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Reese's pieces Twix
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
18%
Twix
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Reese's pieces
32%
Twix

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Twix
Twix is lower in Sugar (difference - 5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.54g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is lower in glycemic index (difference - 44)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Twix - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168768/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.