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White chocolate vs. Reeses cups — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between White chocolate and Reeses cups?

  • White chocolate is higher in Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, and Calcium, yet Reeses cups are higher in Vitamin B3, Copper, Fiber, Iron, and Magnesium.
  • White chocolate's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 43% more.
  • White chocolate has 3 times more Vitamin B2 than Reeses cups. While White chocolate has 0.282mg of Vitamin B2, Reeses cups have only 0.11mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Reeses cups are lower.

We used Candies, white chocolate and Candies, REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups types 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 +155.1%
Contains less Sodium -74.8%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +221.4%
Contains more Iron +404.2%
Contains more Magnesium +416.7%
Contains more Potassium +19.9%
Contains more Zinc +73%
Contains more Copper +300%
Equal in Phosphorus - 161
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 60% 9% 8.6% 75% 25% 12% 20% 20% 1% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 23% 45% 44% 69% 30% 47% 35% 80% 0% 7.6%
Contains more Calcium +155.1%
Contains less Sodium -74.8%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +221.4%
Contains more Iron +404.2%
Contains more Magnesium +416.7%
Contains more Potassium +19.9%
Contains more Zinc +73%
Contains more Copper +300%
Equal in Phosphorus - 161

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 E +540%
Contains more Vitamin C +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +156.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +115.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +355%
Contains more Vitamin A +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +154%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +502.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.6%
Contains more Folate +614.3%
Contains more Choline +20%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.62
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1.8% 19% 0% 1.7% 16% 65% 14% 36% 13% 5.3% 70% 16% 23%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3.4% 3% 0% 1% 40% 25% 84% 37% 23% 38% 33% 19% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +540%
Contains more Vitamin C +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +156.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +115.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +355%
Contains more Vitamin A +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +154%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +502.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.6%
Contains more Folate +614.3%
Contains more Choline +20%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.62

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +74.4%
Contains more Water +10.8%
Contains more Other +62%
Equal in Fats - 30.53
Equal in Carbs - 55.36
6% 32% 59%
Protein: 5.87 g
Fats: 32.09 g
Carbs: 59.24 g
Water: 1.3 g
Other: 1.5 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 Protein +74.4%
Contains more Water +10.8%
Contains more Other +62%
Equal in Fats - 30.53
Equal in Carbs - 55.36

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -44.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +44%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +442.9%
66% 31% 3%
Saturated Fat: 19.412 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.097 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.013 g
37% 45% 19%
Saturated Fat: 10.73 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13.1 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.5 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -44.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +44%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +442.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
White chocolate Reeses cups
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 ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient White chocolate Reeses cups Opinion
Net carbs 59.04g 51.76g White chocolate
Protein 5.87g 10.24g Reeses cups
Fats 32.09g 30.53g White chocolate
Carbs 59.24g 55.36g White chocolate
Calories 539kcal 515kcal White chocolate
Sugar 59g 47.17g Reeses cups
Fiber 0.2g 3.6g Reeses cups
Calcium 199mg 78mg White chocolate
Iron 0.24mg 1.21mg Reeses cups
Magnesium 12mg 62mg Reeses cups
Phosphorus 176mg 161mg White chocolate
Potassium 286mg 343mg Reeses cups
Sodium 90mg 357mg White chocolate
Zinc 0.74mg 1.28mg Reeses cups
Copper 0.06mg 0.24mg Reeses cups
Manganese 0.008mg 0mg White chocolate
Selenium 4.5µg 1.4µg White chocolate
Vitamin A 30IU 56IU Reeses cups
Vitamin A RAE 9µg 17µg Reeses cups
Vitamin E 0.96mg 0.15mg White chocolate
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0.3mg White chocolate
Vitamin B1 0.063mg 0.16mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B2 0.282mg 0.11mg White chocolate
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 4.49mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B5 0.608mg 0.62mg Reeses cups
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.1mg Reeses cups
Folate 7µg 50µg Reeses cups
Vitamin B12 0.56µg 0.26µg White chocolate
Choline 29.5mg 35.4mg Reeses cups
Vitamin K 9.1µg 2µg White chocolate
Cholesterol 21mg 6mg Reeses cups
Saturated Fat 19.412g 10.73g Reeses cups
Monounsaturated Fat 9.097g 13.1g Reeses cups
Polyunsaturated fat 1.013g 5.5g Reeses cups

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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White chocolate 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
22%
White chocolate
24%
Reeses cups
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
White chocolate
38%
Reeses cups

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
White chocolate
White chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 267mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in Sugar (difference - 11.83g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.682g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is cheaper?
Reeses cups
Reeses cups is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
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. White chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167571/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.