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Snickers vs. Dove milk chocolate — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Snickers and Dove milk chocolate

  • Snickers has less Calcium, and Iron than Dove milk chocolate.
  • Dove milk chocolate covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 33% more than Snickers.
  • Snickers has 3 times more Sodium than Dove milk chocolate. While Snickers has 189mg of Sodium, Dove milk chocolate has only 63mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, SNICKERS CRUNCHER and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, DOVE Milk Chocolate.

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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 +77.8%
Contains more Iron +63.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 26% 0% 0% 0% 25% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 48% 42% 0% 0% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Iron +63.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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 A +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +60%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 8% 0% 0% 2% 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 18% 0% 0% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +60%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +15.5%
Contains more Water +177.6%
Contains more Other +51.6%
Contains more Fats +30.1%
Equal in Carbs - 59.78
7% 24% 63% 4%
Protein: 6.86 g
Fats: 24.38 g
Carbs: 62.85 g
Water: 4.47 g
Other: 1.44 g
6% 32% 60%
Protein: 5.94 g
Fats: 31.72 g
Carbs: 59.78 g
Water: 1.61 g
Other: 0.95 g
Contains more Protein +15.5%
Contains more Water +177.6%
Contains more Other +51.6%
Contains more Fats +30.1%
Equal in Carbs - 59.78

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -34%
100%
Saturated Fat: 12.703 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 19.24 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -34%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Snickers Dove milk chocolate Opinion
Net carbs 60.95g 57.38g Snickers
Protein 6.86g 5.94g Snickers
Fats 24.38g 31.72g Dove milk chocolate
Carbs 62.85g 59.78g Snickers
Calories 488kcal 546kcal Dove milk chocolate
Sugar 46.54g 55.45g Snickers
Fiber 1.9g 2.4g Dove milk chocolate
Calcium 90mg 160mg Dove milk chocolate
Iron 0.68mg 1.11mg Dove milk chocolate
Sodium 189mg 63mg Dove milk chocolate
Vitamin A 120IU 292IU Dove milk chocolate
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0.8mg Dove milk chocolate
Cholesterol 9mg 18mg Snickers
Trans Fat 0.394g 0.246g Dove milk chocolate
Saturated Fat 12.703g 19.24g Snickers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Snickers Dove milk chocolate
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
1%
Snickers
2%
Dove milk chocolate
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Snickers
10%
Dove milk chocolate

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Snickers
Snickers is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.91g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Snickers
Snickers is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Snickers
Snickers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.537g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Dove milk chocolate
Dove milk chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 126mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dove milk chocolate
Dove milk chocolate is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Dove milk chocolate
Dove milk chocolate is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Snickers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169663/nutrients
  2. Dove milk chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168804/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.