Foodstruct Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Food Comparison | Glycemic Index Chart | Insulin Index Chart | Blog | Subscribe | Sign Up

Skittles vs. Skor bar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

How are Skittles and Skor bar different?

  • Skittles are higher in Vitamin C, however, Skor bar is richer in Iron, Vitamin A RAE, and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Skittles is 74% higher.

Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, SKITTLES Wild Berry Bite Size Candies and Candies, HERSHEY'S SKOR Toffee Bar are the varieties used in this article.

Infographic

Skittles vs Skor bar infographic
Infographic link

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 -95.3%
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 9% 22% 8% 27% 14% 42% 5% 14% 0% 0%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
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.
:
Contains more Vitamin C +13320%
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 13% 12% 3% 2% 5% 24% 3% 3% 6% 2% 27% 2% 22%
Contains more Vitamin C +13320%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +42.4%
Contains more Water +143.9%
Contains more Protein +1547.4%
Contains more Fats +614.6%
Contains more Other +23.7%
4% 91% 4%
Protein: 0.19 g
Fats: 4.25 g
Carbs: 90.76 g
Water: 3.83 g
Other: 0.97 g
3% 30% 64%
Protein: 3.13 g
Fats: 30.37 g
Carbs: 63.73 g
Water: 1.57 g
Other: 1.2 g
Contains more Carbs +42.4%
Contains more Water +143.9%
Contains more Protein +1547.4%
Contains more Fats +614.6%
Contains more Other +23.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -78.1%
100%
Saturated Fat: 4.115 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
63% 33% 4%
Saturated Fat: 18.78 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.714 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.191 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -78.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Skittles Skor bar Opinion
Net carbs 90.76g 62.43g Skittles
Protein 0.19g 3.13g Skor bar
Fats 4.25g 30.37g Skor bar
Carbs 90.76g 63.73g Skittles
Calories 402kcal 541kcal Skor bar
Sugar 75.92g 59.89g Skor bar
Fiber 0g 1.3g Skor bar
Calcium 0mg 30mg Skor bar
Iron 0mg 0.57mg Skor bar
Magnesium 10mg Skor bar
Phosphorus 61mg Skor bar
Potassium 153mg Skor bar
Sodium 15mg 317mg Skittles
Zinc 0.17mg Skor bar
Copper 0.04mg Skor bar
Vitamin A 0IU 204IU Skor bar
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 61µg Skor bar
Vitamin E 0.58mg Skor bar
Vitamin D 3IU Skor bar
Vitamin D 0.1µg Skor bar
Vitamin C 67.1mg 0.5mg Skittles
Vitamin B1 0.02mg Skor bar
Vitamin B2 0.1mg Skor bar
Vitamin B3 0.13mg Skor bar
Vitamin B5 0.04mg Skor bar
Vitamin B6 0.022mg Skor bar
Folate 2µg Skor bar
Vitamin B12 0.21µg Skor bar
Choline 3.1mg Skor bar
Vitamin K 8.6µg Skor bar
Cholesterol 0mg 53mg Skittles
Trans Fat 0.074g Skor bar
Saturated Fat 4.115g 18.78g Skittles
Monounsaturated Fat 9.714g Skor bar
Polyunsaturated fat 1.191g Skor bar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Skittles Skor bar
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

People also compare

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
9%
Skor bar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
0%
Skittles
14%
Skor bar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Skor bar
Skor bar is lower in Sugar (difference - 16.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Skor bar
Skor bar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Skor bar
Skor bar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Skor bar
Skor bar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Skittles
Skittles contains less Sodium (difference - 302mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skittles
Skittles is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skittles
Skittles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.665g)
Which food is cheaper?
?
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. Skor bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168757/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.