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

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Summary of differences between Reese's pieces and Twizzlers

  • The amount of Phosphorus, Fiber, Potassium, Calcium, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat in Reese's pieces are higher than in Twizzlers.
  • Reese's pieces covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 79% more than Twizzlers.
  • Reese's pieces contain 13 times more Polyunsaturated fat than Twizzlers. While Reese's pieces contain 1.88g of Polyunsaturated fat, Twizzlers contain only 0.14g.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Twizzlers are lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Candies, REESE'S PIECES Candy and Candies, TWIZZLERS NIBS CHERRY BITS.

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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 +762.5%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +762.5%
Contains more Potassium +870.3%
Equal in Sodium - 195
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 3% 11% 0% 11% 4% 26% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +762.5%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +762.5%
Contains more Potassium +870.3%
Equal in Sodium - 195

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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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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +441.7%
Contains more Fats +838.3%
Contains more Other +176.8%
Contains more Carbs +32.6%
Contains more Water +1400%
12% 25% 60% 2%
Protein: 12.46 g
Fats: 24.77 g
Carbs: 59.86 g
Water: 1 g
Other: 1.91 g
2% 3% 79% 15%
Protein: 2.3 g
Fats: 2.64 g
Carbs: 79.37 g
Water: 15 g
Other: 0.69 g
Contains more Protein +441.7%
Contains more Fats +838.3%
Contains more Other +176.8%
Contains more Carbs +32.6%
Contains more Water +1400%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +137.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1242.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.7%
72% 20% 8%
Saturated Fat: 16.42 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.46 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.88 g
21% 73% 5%
Saturated Fat: 0.54 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.88 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.14 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +137.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1242.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Reese's pieces Twizzlers Opinion
Net carbs 56.86g 78.77g Twizzlers
Protein 12.46g 2.3g Reese's pieces
Fats 24.77g 2.64g Reese's pieces
Carbs 59.86g 79.37g Twizzlers
Calories 497kcal 347kcal Reese's pieces
Sugar 53.25g 51.35g Twizzlers
Fiber 3g 0.6g Reese's pieces
Calcium 69mg 8mg Reese's pieces
Iron 0.49mg 0.28mg Reese's pieces
Magnesium 88mg Reese's pieces
Phosphorus 207mg 24mg Reese's pieces
Potassium 359mg 37mg Reese's pieces
Sodium 194mg 195mg Reese's pieces
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 E 0.99mg Reese's pieces
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
Saturated Fat 16.42g 0.54g Twizzlers
Monounsaturated Fat 4.46g 1.88g Reese's pieces
Polyunsaturated fat 1.88g 0.14g Reese's pieces

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Reese's pieces Twizzlers
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
0%
Twizzlers
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Reese's pieces
5%
Twizzlers

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.9g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Twizzlers
Twizzlers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.88g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Reese's pieces
Reese's pieces contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
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. Twizzlers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167983/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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