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Tootsie roll vs. M&Ms Peanut — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Tootsie roll and M&Ms Peanut

  • Tootsie roll contains less Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin E , Fiber, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Folate than M&Ms Peanut.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from M&Ms Peanut is 46% higher.
  • Tootsie roll is lower in Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Candies, TOOTSIE ROLL, chocolate-flavor roll and Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, M&M's Peanut Chocolate Candies.

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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 -12%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Iron +45%
Contains more Magnesium +213.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +199.1%
Contains more Zinc +340%
Contains more Copper +288.5%
Contains more Manganese +1312.8%
Contains more Selenium +86.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 30% 16% 25% 11% 6% 11% 44% 7% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 31% 44% 50% 82% 31% 7% 48% 169% 87% 23%
Contains less Sodium -12%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Iron +45%
Contains more Magnesium +213.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +199.1%
Contains more Zinc +340%
Contains more Copper +288.5%
Contains more Manganese +1312.8%
Contains more Selenium +86.4%

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 K +220%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +338.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1501%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +800%
Contains more Folate +511.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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% 14% 0% 0% 14% 17% 4% 18% 3% 7% 0% 0% 24%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 57% 0% 0% 16% 25% 64% 38% 21% 42% 40% 21% 8%
Contains more Vitamin K +220%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +338.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1501%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +800%
Contains more Folate +511.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +45.1%
Contains more Water +169.8%
Contains more Protein +501.9%
Contains more Fats +689.4%
Contains more Other +97.1%
3% 88% 7%
Protein: 1.59 g
Fats: 3.31 g
Carbs: 87.73 g
Water: 6.69 g
Other: 0.68 g
10% 26% 60% 2%
Protein: 9.57 g
Fats: 26.13 g
Carbs: 60.48 g
Water: 2.48 g
Other: 1.34 g
Contains more Carbs +45.1%
Contains more Water +169.8%
Contains more Protein +501.9%
Contains more Fats +689.4%
Contains more Other +97.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -90.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +319.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1199.2%
31% 61% 8%
Saturated Fat: 0.967 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.929 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.266 g
47% 37% 16%
Saturated Fat: 10.169 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.086 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.456 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -90.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +319.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1199.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Tootsie roll M&Ms Peanut
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tootsie roll M&Ms Peanut Opinion
Net carbs 87.63g 56.78g Tootsie roll
Protein 1.59g 9.57g M&Ms Peanut
Fats 3.31g 26.13g M&Ms Peanut
Carbs 87.73g 60.48g Tootsie roll
Calories 387kcal 515kcal M&Ms Peanut
Starch 15.3g Tootsie roll
Fructose 0.4g Tootsie roll
Sugar 56.32g 50.75g M&Ms Peanut
Fiber 0.1g 3.7g M&Ms Peanut
Calcium 36mg 102mg M&Ms Peanut
Iron 0.8mg 1.16mg M&Ms Peanut
Magnesium 22mg 69mg M&Ms Peanut
Phosphorus 57mg 190mg M&Ms Peanut
Potassium 116mg 347mg M&Ms Peanut
Sodium 44mg 50mg Tootsie roll
Zinc 0.4mg 1.76mg M&Ms Peanut
Copper 0.13mg 0.505mg M&Ms Peanut
Manganese 0.047mg 0.664mg M&Ms Peanut
Selenium 2.2µg 4.1µg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin A 0IU 74IU M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 22µg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin E 0.65mg 2.85mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B1 0.056mg 0.063mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.106mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B3 0.21mg 3.362mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.627mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.01mg 0.09mg M&Ms Peanut
Folate 9µg 55µg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.32µg M&Ms Peanut
Choline 37.3mg M&Ms Peanut
Vitamin K 9.6µg 3µg Tootsie roll
Tryptophan 0.19mg Tootsie roll
Threonine 0.04mg Tootsie roll
Isoleucine 0.06mg Tootsie roll
Leucine 0.11mg Tootsie roll
Lysine 0.09mg Tootsie roll
Methionine 0.01mg Tootsie roll
Phenylalanine 0.05mg Tootsie roll
Valine 0.08mg Tootsie roll
Histidine 0.03mg Tootsie roll
Cholesterol 2mg 8mg Tootsie roll
Trans Fat 0.328g Tootsie roll
Saturated Fat 0.967g 10.169g Tootsie roll
Monounsaturated Fat 1.929g 8.086g M&Ms Peanut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.266g 3.456g M&Ms Peanut
Omega-3 - ALA 0.016g Tootsie roll

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tootsie roll M&Ms Peanut
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
8%
Tootsie roll
26%
M&Ms Peanut
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Tootsie roll
57%
M&Ms Peanut

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.202g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tootsie roll
Tootsie roll is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
M&Ms Peanut
M&Ms Peanut is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.57g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
M&Ms Peanut
M&Ms Peanut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
M&Ms Peanut
M&Ms Peanut 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. Tootsie roll - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167971/nutrients
  2. M&Ms Peanut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169582/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.