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Skittles vs. Mr. Goodbar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Skittles and Mr. Goodbar?

  • Skittles are richer in Vitamin C, yet Mr. Goodbar is richer in Iron, Fiber, and Calcium.
  • Skittles' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 74% higher.
  • Skittles have 2 times more Sugar than Mr. Goodbar. Skittles have 75.92g of Sugar, while Mr. Goodbar has 47.22g.

We used Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, SKITTLES Wild Berry Bite Size Candies and Candies, MR. GOODBAR Chocolate Bar types in this comparison.

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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 less Sodium -63.4%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 33% 52% 34% 70% 35% 5.3% 25% 57% 0% 0%
Contains less Sodium -63.4%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +∞%

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 C +7355.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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% 224% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7.5% 63% 0% 3% 35% 32% 65% 25% 16% 29% 41% 26% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +7355.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +67%
Contains more Water +751.1%
Contains more Protein +5278.9%
Contains more Fats +681.4%
Contains more Other +83.5%
4% 91% 4%
Protein: 0.19 g
Fats: 4.25 g
Carbs: 90.76 g
Water: 3.83 g
Other: 0.97 g
10% 33% 54% 2%
Protein: 10.22 g
Fats: 33.21 g
Carbs: 54.34 g
Water: 0.45 g
Other: 1.78 g
Contains more Carbs +67%
Contains more Water +751.1%
Contains more Protein +5278.9%
Contains more Fats +681.4%
Contains more Other +83.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -70.9%
100%
Saturated Fat: 4.115 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
53% 31% 16%
Saturated Fat: 14.13 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.203 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.366 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -70.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Skittles Mr. Goodbar
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Skittles Mr. Goodbar Opinion
Net carbs 90.76g 50.54g Skittles
Protein 0.19g 10.22g Mr. Goodbar
Fats 4.25g 33.21g Mr. Goodbar
Carbs 90.76g 54.34g Skittles
Calories 402kcal 538kcal Mr. Goodbar
Sugar 75.92g 47.22g Mr. Goodbar
Fiber 0g 3.8g Mr. Goodbar
Calcium 0mg 110mg Mr. Goodbar
Iron 0mg 1.39mg Mr. Goodbar
Magnesium 47mg Mr. Goodbar
Phosphorus 163mg Mr. Goodbar
Potassium 394mg Mr. Goodbar
Sodium 15mg 41mg Skittles
Zinc 0.93mg Mr. Goodbar
Copper 0.17mg Mr. Goodbar
Vitamin A 0IU 125IU Mr. Goodbar
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 35µg Mr. Goodbar
Vitamin E 3.17mg Mr. Goodbar
Vitamin C 67.1mg 0.9mg Skittles
Vitamin B1 0.14mg Mr. Goodbar
Vitamin B2 0.14mg Mr. Goodbar
Vitamin B3 3.44mg Mr. Goodbar
Vitamin B5 0.42mg Mr. Goodbar
Vitamin B6 0.07mg Mr. Goodbar
Folate 38µg Mr. Goodbar
Vitamin B12 0.33µg Mr. Goodbar
Choline 47.4mg Mr. Goodbar
Vitamin K 3.6µg Mr. Goodbar
Cholesterol 0mg 10mg Skittles
Trans Fat 0.074g Mr. Goodbar
Saturated Fat 4.115g 14.13g Skittles
Monounsaturated Fat 8.203g Mr. Goodbar
Polyunsaturated fat 4.366g Mr. Goodbar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Skittles Mr. Goodbar
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
17%
Skittles
27%
Mr. Goodbar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
0%
Skittles
31%
Mr. Goodbar

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Skittles
Skittles contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skittles
Skittles is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skittles
Skittles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.015g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mr. Goodbar
Mr. Goodbar is lower in Sugar (difference - 28.7g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mr. Goodbar
Mr. Goodbar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mr. Goodbar
Mr. Goodbar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mr. Goodbar
Mr. Goodbar is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Skittles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168840/nutrients
  2. Mr. Goodbar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168760/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.