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Sugar substitute vs. Reesesticks — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Sugar substitute and Reesesticks different?

  • Sugar substitute has more Calcium, however, Reesesticks are richer in Copper, Phosphorus, Iron, Fiber, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Zinc, and Potassium.
  • Sugar substitute covers your daily need of Calcium 81% more than Reesesticks.
  • Sugar substitute has 2 times more Sodium than Reesesticks. Sugar substitute has 572mg of Sodium, while Reesesticks have 264mg.

Sweeteners, sugar substitute, granulated, brown and Candies, HERSHEY, REESESTICKS crispy wafers, peanut butter, milk chocolate types were 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 +1155.7%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Iron +712.5%
Contains more Magnesium +716.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +1700%
Contains more Potassium +656.4%
Contains less Sodium -53.8%
Contains more Zinc +2375%
Contains more Copper +2757.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 264% 6% 5% 4% 4% 75% 2% 3% 3% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 49% 35% 62% 27% 35% 27% 67% 0% 4%
Contains more Calcium +1155.7%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Iron +712.5%
Contains more Magnesium +716.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +1700%
Contains more Potassium +656.4%
Contains less Sodium -53.8%
Contains more Zinc +2375%
Contains more Copper +2757.1%

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 B1 +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +450%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +433.3%
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% 0% 4% 4% 0% 5% 4% 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% 56% 0% 2% 33% 24% 69% 27% 19% 30% 19% 16% 15%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +450%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +433.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +53.1%
Contains more Water +471.3%
Contains more Other +87.4%
Contains more Protein +362.6%
Contains more Fats +∞%
2% 85% 9% 4%
Protein: 2.06 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 84.77 g
Water: 9.14 g
Other: 4.03 g
10% 31% 55% 2%
Protein: 9.53 g
Fats: 31.34 g
Carbs: 55.38 g
Water: 1.6 g
Other: 2.15 g
Contains more Carbs +53.1%
Contains more Water +471.3%
Contains more Other +87.4%
Contains more Protein +362.6%
Contains more Fats +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Sugar substitute Reesesticks
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Sugar substitute Reesesticks Opinion
Net carbs 84.17g 52.08g Sugar substitute
Protein 2.06g 9.53g Reesesticks
Fats 0g 31.34g Reesesticks
Carbs 84.77g 55.38g Sugar substitute
Calories 347kcal 521kcal Reesesticks
Starch 3.52g Sugar substitute
Sugar 4.03g 40.33g Sugar substitute
Fiber 0.6g 3.3g Reesesticks
Calcium 879mg 70mg Sugar substitute
Iron 0.16mg 1.3mg Reesesticks
Magnesium 6mg 49mg Reesesticks
Phosphorus 8mg 144mg Reesesticks
Potassium 39mg 295mg Reesesticks
Sodium 572mg 264mg Reesesticks
Zinc 0.04mg 0.99mg Reesesticks
Copper 0.007mg 0.2mg Reesesticks
Manganese 0.022mg 0mg Sugar substitute
Selenium 0.7µg Reesesticks
Vitamin A 58IU Reesesticks
Vitamin A RAE 14µg Reesesticks
Vitamin E 2.77mg Reesesticks
Vitamin C 0.6mg Reesesticks
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.13mg Reesesticks
Vitamin B2 0.015mg 0.1mg Reesesticks
Vitamin B3 3.64mg Reesesticks
Vitamin B5 0.08mg 0.44mg Reesesticks
Vitamin B6 0.015mg 0.08mg Reesesticks
Folate 40µg Reesesticks
Vitamin B12 0.15µg Reesesticks
Choline 28.2mg Reesesticks
Vitamin K 5.9µg Reesesticks
Cholesterol 6mg Sugar substitute
Saturated Fat 13.21g Sugar substitute
Monounsaturated Fat 10.82g Reesesticks
Polyunsaturated fat 4.68g Reesesticks

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sugar substitute Reesesticks
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%
Sugar substitute
24%
Reesesticks
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Sugar substitute
32%
Reesesticks

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Sugar (difference - 36.3g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Reesesticks
Reesesticks contains less Sodium (difference - 308mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reesesticks
Reesesticks is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Reesesticks
Reesesticks is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Reesesticks
Reesesticks 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. Sugar substitute - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170675/nutrients
  2. Reesesticks - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169628/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.