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Skittles vs. Rice pudding — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Skittles and Rice pudding

  • Skittles have more Vitamin C, while Rice pudding have more Calcium, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Skittles' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 74% higher.
  • Rice pudding contains 4 times less Saturated Fat than Skittles. Skittles contain 4.115g of Saturated Fat, while Rice pudding contains 0.967g.

The food types used in this comparison are Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, SKITTLES Wild Berry Bite Size Candies and Puddings, rice, dry mix, prepared with 2% milk.

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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 -86.2%
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 32% 14% 10% 38% 12% 15% 11% 6% 8% 11%
Contains less Sodium -86.2%
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 +9485.7%
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 11% 0% 24% 3% 19% 33% 9% 18% 9% 3% 30% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +9485.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +160.7%
Contains more Carbs +336.1%
Contains more Other +15.5%
Contains more Protein +1631.6%
Contains more Water +1817.2%
4% 91% 4%
Protein: 0.19 g
Fats: 4.25 g
Carbs: 90.76 g
Water: 3.83 g
Other: 0.97 g
3% 21% 73%
Protein: 3.29 g
Fats: 1.63 g
Carbs: 20.81 g
Water: 73.43 g
Other: 0.84 g
Contains more Fats +160.7%
Contains more Carbs +336.1%
Contains more Other +15.5%
Contains more Protein +1631.6%
Contains more Water +1817.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.5%
100%
Saturated Fat: 4.115 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
66% 30% 4%
Saturated Fat: 0.967 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.441 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.06 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Skittles Rice pudding
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Rice pudding Opinion
Net carbs 90.76g 20.71g Skittles
Protein 0.19g 3.29g Rice pudding
Fats 4.25g 1.63g Skittles
Carbs 90.76g 20.81g Skittles
Calories 402kcal 111kcal Skittles
Sugar 75.92g Rice pudding
Fiber 0g 0.1g Rice pudding
Calcium 0mg 105mg Rice pudding
Iron 0mg 0.37mg Rice pudding
Magnesium 13mg Rice pudding
Phosphorus 87mg Rice pudding
Potassium 130mg Rice pudding
Sodium 15mg 109mg Skittles
Zinc 0.38mg Rice pudding
Copper 0.018mg Rice pudding
Manganese 0.057mg Rice pudding
Selenium 1.9µg Rice pudding
Vitamin A 0IU 172IU Rice pudding
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 46µg Rice pudding
Vitamin D 34IU Rice pudding
Vitamin D 0.8µg Rice pudding
Vitamin C 67.1mg 0.7mg Skittles
Vitamin B1 0.075mg Rice pudding
Vitamin B2 0.141mg Rice pudding
Vitamin B3 0.443mg Rice pudding
Vitamin B5 0.288mg Rice pudding
Vitamin B6 0.035mg Rice pudding
Folate 4µg Rice pudding
Vitamin B12 0.24µg Rice pudding
Tryptophan 0.039mg Rice pudding
Threonine 0.126mg Rice pudding
Isoleucine 0.169mg Rice pudding
Leucine 0.273mg Rice pudding
Lysine 0.221mg Rice pudding
Methionine 0.07mg Rice pudding
Phenylalanine 0.135mg Rice pudding
Valine 0.187mg Rice pudding
Histidine 0.075mg Rice pudding
Cholesterol 0mg 6mg Skittles
Trans Fat 0.074g Rice pudding
Saturated Fat 4.115g 0.967g Rice pudding
Monounsaturated Fat 0.441g Rice pudding
Polyunsaturated fat 0.06g Rice pudding

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Skittles Rice pudding
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
12%
Rice pudding
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
0%
Skittles
15%
Rice pudding

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Skittles
Skittles contains less Sodium (difference - 94mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skittles
Skittles is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rice pudding
Rice pudding is lower in Sugar (difference - 75.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rice pudding
Rice pudding is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.148g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rice pudding
Rice pudding is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rice pudding
Rice pudding is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rice pudding
Rice pudding 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. Rice pudding - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169611/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.