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Maple syrup vs Snickers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Maple syrup and Snickers

  • Maple syrup has less Fiber, and Iron.
  • Snickers's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 63% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Syrups, maple and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, SNICKERS CRUNCHER.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Contains more Iron +518.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 31% 19% 15% 6% 41% 1% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 26% 27% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 25%
Contains more Calcium +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Contains more Iron +518.2%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart 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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 17% 294% 2% 3% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
26
Maple syrup
1
Snickers
Mineral Summary Score
15
Maple syrup
10
Snickers

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
0%
Maple syrup
41%
Snickers
Carbohydrates
67%
Maple syrup
63%
Snickers
Fats
0%
Maple syrup
113%
Snickers

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Maple syrup Snickers
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

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Maple syrup Snickers
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Snickers
Snickers is lower in Sugar (difference - 13.92g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Snickers
Snickers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is cheaper?
Snickers
Snickers is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Maple syrup
Maple syrup is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Maple syrup
Maple syrup contains less Sodium (difference - 177mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maple syrup
Maple syrup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.696g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Maple syrup
Maple syrup is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Maple syrup
Maple syrup is relatively richer in vitamins

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Maple syrup Snickers Opinion
Calories 260 488 Snickers
Protein 0.04 6.86 Snickers
Fats 0.06 24.38 Snickers
Vitamin C 0 0.5 Snickers
Carbs 67.04 62.85 Maple syrup
Cholesterol 0 9 Maple syrup
Vitamin D 0 Maple syrup
Iron 0.11 0.68 Snickers
Calcium 102 90 Maple syrup
Potassium 212 Maple syrup
Magnesium 21 Maple syrup
Sugar 60.46 46.54 Snickers
Fiber 0 1.9 Snickers
Copper 0.018 Maple syrup
Zinc 1.47 Maple syrup
Starch
Phosphorus 2 Maple syrup
Sodium 12 189 Maple syrup
Vitamin A 0 120 Snickers
Vitamin E 0 Maple syrup
Vitamin D 0 Maple syrup
Vitamin B1 0.066 Maple syrup
Vitamin B2 1.27 Maple syrup
Vitamin B3 0.081 Maple syrup
Vitamin B5 0.036 Maple syrup
Vitamin B6 0.002 Maple syrup
Vitamin B12 0 Maple syrup
Vitamin K 0 Maple syrup
Folate 0 Maple syrup
Trans Fat 0.394 Maple syrup
Saturated Fat 0.007 12.703 Maple syrup
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 Maple syrup
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017 Maple syrup
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 0.52 Maple syrup

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Maple syrup - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169661/nutrients
  2. Snickers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169663/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.