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Skittles vs. York peppermint pattie — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Skittles and York peppermint pattie

  • Skittles have more Vitamin C, however, York peppermint pattie have more Iron, and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Skittles is 75% higher.

Food types used in this article are Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, SKITTLES Wild Berry Bite Size Candies and Candies, YORK Peppermint Pattie.

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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 -46.4%
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 4% 35% 0% 0% 10% 4% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains less Sodium -46.4%
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 +∞%
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 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +12.1%
Contains more Other +56.5%
Contains more Protein +1052.6%
Contains more Fats +68.7%
Contains more Water +135.8%
4% 91% 4%
Protein: 0.19 g
Fats: 4.25 g
Carbs: 90.76 g
Water: 3.83 g
Other: 0.97 g
2% 7% 81% 9%
Protein: 2.19 g
Fats: 7.17 g
Carbs: 80.99 g
Water: 9.03 g
Other: 0.62 g
Contains more Carbs +12.1%
Contains more Other +56.5%
Contains more Protein +1052.6%
Contains more Fats +68.7%
Contains more Water +135.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Equal in Saturated Fat - 4.34
100%
Saturated Fat: 4.115 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
89% 8% 2%
Saturated Fat: 4.34 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.41 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.11 g
Equal in Saturated Fat - 4.34

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Skittles York peppermint pattie Opinion
Net carbs 90.76g 78.99g Skittles
Protein 0.19g 2.19g York peppermint pattie
Fats 4.25g 7.17g York peppermint pattie
Carbs 90.76g 80.99g Skittles
Calories 402kcal 384kcal Skittles
Sugar 75.92g 63.78g York peppermint pattie
Fiber 0g 2g York peppermint pattie
Calcium 0mg 11mg York peppermint pattie
Iron 0mg 0.92mg York peppermint pattie
Potassium 111mg York peppermint pattie
Sodium 15mg 28mg Skittles
Vitamin A 0IU 7IU York peppermint pattie
Vitamin C 67.1mg 0mg Skittles
Cholesterol 0mg 1mg Skittles
Trans Fat 0.074g York peppermint pattie
Saturated Fat 4.115g 4.34g Skittles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.41g York peppermint pattie
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11g York peppermint pattie

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Skittles York peppermint pattie
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
0%
York peppermint pattie
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
0%
Skittles
5%
York peppermint pattie

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
York peppermint pattie
York peppermint pattie is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.14g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
York peppermint pattie
York peppermint pattie is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is richer in minerals?
York peppermint pattie
York peppermint pattie is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Skittles
Skittles contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skittles
Skittles is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skittles
Skittles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.225g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Skittles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168840/nutrients
  2. York peppermint pattie - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167982/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.