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Snickers vs. Reeses cups — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Snickers and Reeses cups different?

  • Reeses cups have more Fiber, and Iron than Snickers.
  • Reeses cups have less Saturated Fat.

Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, SNICKERS CRUNCHER and Candies, REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +15.4%
Contains less Sodium -47.1%
Contains more Iron +77.9%
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 24% 46% 45% 69% 31% 47% 35% 80% 0% 8%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains less Sodium -47.1%
Contains more Iron +77.9%

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 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +66.7%
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 4% 3% 0% 1% 40% 26% 85% 38% 24% 38% 33% 20% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +66.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +13.5%
Contains more Water +210.4%
Contains more Protein +49.3%
Contains more Fats +25.2%
Contains more Other +68.8%
7% 24% 63% 4%
Protein: 6.86 g
Fats: 24.38 g
Carbs: 62.85 g
Water: 4.47 g
Other: 1.44 g
10% 31% 55% 2%
Protein: 10.24 g
Fats: 30.53 g
Carbs: 55.36 g
Water: 1.44 g
Other: 2.43 g
Contains more Carbs +13.5%
Contains more Water +210.4%
Contains more Protein +49.3%
Contains more Fats +25.2%
Contains more Other +68.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -15.5%
100%
Saturated Fat: 12.703 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
37% 45% 19%
Saturated Fat: 10.73 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13.1 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.5 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -15.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Snickers Reeses cups Opinion
Net carbs 60.95g 51.76g Snickers
Protein 6.86g 10.24g Reeses cups
Fats 24.38g 30.53g Reeses cups
Carbs 62.85g 55.36g Snickers
Calories 488kcal 515kcal Reeses cups
Sugar 46.54g 47.17g Snickers
Fiber 1.9g 3.6g Reeses cups
Calcium 90mg 78mg Snickers
Iron 0.68mg 1.21mg Reeses cups
Magnesium 62mg Reeses cups
Phosphorus 161mg Reeses cups
Potassium 343mg Reeses cups
Sodium 189mg 357mg Snickers
Zinc 1.28mg Reeses cups
Copper 0.24mg Reeses cups
Selenium 1.4µg Reeses cups
Vitamin A 120IU 56IU Snickers
Vitamin A RAE 17µg Reeses cups
Vitamin E 0.15mg Reeses cups
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0.3mg Snickers
Vitamin B1 0.16mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B2 0.11mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B3 4.49mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B5 0.62mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B6 0.1mg Reeses cups
Folate 50µg Reeses cups
Vitamin B12 0.26µg Reeses cups
Choline 35.4mg Reeses cups
Vitamin K 2µg Reeses cups
Cholesterol 9mg 6mg Reeses cups
Trans Fat 0.394g 0g Reeses cups
Saturated Fat 12.703g 10.73g Reeses cups
Monounsaturated Fat 13.1g Reeses cups
Polyunsaturated fat 5.5g Reeses cups

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Snickers Reeses cups
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
24%
Reeses cups
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Snickers
38%
Reeses cups

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Snickers
Snickers is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.63g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Snickers
Snickers contains less Sodium (difference - 168mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.973g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
Which food is cheaper?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Reeses cups - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168763/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.