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Twix vs. Reesesticks — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Twix and Reesesticks different?

  • Twix is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, and Selenium, however, Reesesticks are richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin E , Fiber, Iron, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Twix is 29% higher.
  • Reesesticks have less Saturated Fat.

Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, TWIX Caramel Cookie Bars and Candies, HERSHEY, REESESTICKS crispy wafers, peanut butter, milk chocolate 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 +51.4%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +514.3%
Contains more Iron +60.5%
Contains more Magnesium +81.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.1%
Contains more Potassium +58.6%
Equal in Zinc - 0.99
Equal in Copper - 0.2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 32% 31% 20% 45% 17% 26% 29% 66% 36% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 49% 35% 62% 27% 35% 27% 67% 0% 4%
Contains more Calcium +51.4%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +514.3%
Contains more Iron +60.5%
Contains more Magnesium +81.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.1%
Contains more Potassium +58.6%
Equal in Zinc - 0.99
Equal in Copper - 0.2

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.
Twix
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Contains more Vitamin A +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120%
Contains more Vitamin E +274.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +228.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +220%
Contains more Folate +53.8%
Contains more Choline +34.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 0.6
Equal in Vitamin K - 5.9
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% 15% 0% 2% 39% 48% 21% 16% 6% 20% 42% 12% 14%
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 A +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120%
Contains more Vitamin E +274.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +228.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +220%
Contains more Folate +53.8%
Contains more Choline +34.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 0.6
Equal in Vitamin K - 5.9

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +17%
Contains more Water +164.4%
Contains more Protein +94.1%
Contains more Fats +26.1%
Contains more Other +77.7%
5% 25% 65% 4%
Protein: 4.91 g
Fats: 24.85 g
Carbs: 64.8 g
Water: 4.23 g
Other: 1.21 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 +17%
Contains more Water +164.4%
Contains more Protein +94.1%
Contains more Fats +26.1%
Contains more Other +77.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -30.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +262.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +645.2%
84% 13% 3%
Saturated Fat: 18.96 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.988 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.628 g
46% 38% 16%
Saturated Fat: 13.21 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 10.82 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.68 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -30.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +262.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +645.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Twix Reesesticks Opinion
Net carbs 63.7g 52.08g Twix
Protein 4.91g 9.53g Reesesticks
Fats 24.85g 31.34g Reesesticks
Carbs 64.8g 55.38g Twix
Calories 502kcal 521kcal Reesesticks
Sugar 48.25g 40.33g Reesesticks
Fiber 1.1g 3.3g Reesesticks
Calcium 106mg 70mg Twix
Iron 0.81mg 1.3mg Reesesticks
Magnesium 27mg 49mg Reesesticks
Phosphorus 105mg 144mg Reesesticks
Potassium 186mg 295mg Reesesticks
Sodium 198mg 264mg Twix
Zinc 1.06mg 0.99mg Twix
Copper 0.197mg 0.2mg Reesesticks
Manganese 0.273mg 0mg Twix
Selenium 4.3µg 0.7µg Twix
Vitamin A 67IU 58IU Twix
Vitamin A RAE 20µg 14µg Twix
Vitamin E 0.74mg 2.77mg Reesesticks
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0.6mg
Vitamin B1 0.155mg 0.13mg Twix
Vitamin B2 0.208mg 0.1mg Twix
Vitamin B3 1.109mg 3.64mg Reesesticks
Vitamin B5 0.265mg 0.44mg Reesesticks
Vitamin B6 0.025mg 0.08mg Reesesticks
Folate 26µg 40µg Reesesticks
Vitamin B12 0.33µg 0.15µg Twix
Choline 20.9mg 28.2mg Reesesticks
Vitamin K 5.6µg 5.9µg Reesesticks
Cholesterol 7mg 6mg Reesesticks
Trans Fat 0.342g Reesesticks
Saturated Fat 18.96g 13.21g Reesesticks
Monounsaturated Fat 2.988g 10.82g Reesesticks
Polyunsaturated fat 0.628g 4.68g Reesesticks

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Twix 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
18%
Twix
24%
Reesesticks
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
32%
Twix
32%
Reesesticks

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Twix
Twix contains less Sodium (difference - 66mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Reesesticks
Reesesticks is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.92g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Reesesticks
Reesesticks is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Reesesticks
Reesesticks is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.75g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reesesticks
Reesesticks is lower in glycemic index (difference - 44)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Twix - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168768/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.