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MARS nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, M&M's Crispy Chocolate Candies
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for MARS

MARS
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
68 in the USA.
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62 (medium)
Insulin index ⓘ https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article/66/5/1264/4655967
122
Calories
475
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
70.4 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 serving 1.6 oz bag (47 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
0.9 (acidic)
93% Net carbs
92% Calories
91% Carbs
90% Saturated Fat
84% Fats
Explanation: The given food contains more Net carbs than 93% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Net carbs than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Calories, Carbs, Saturated Fat, and Fats.

MARS Glycemic index (GI)

62

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 27% 33% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium: 90 mg of 1,000 mg 9%
Iron: 0.86 mg of 8 mg 11%
Magnesium: 0 mg of 420 mg 0%
Phosphorus: 0 mg of 700 mg 0%
Potassium: 0 mg of 3,400 mg 0%
Sodium: 136 mg of 2,300 mg 6%
Zinc: 0 mg of 11 mg 0%
Copper: 0 mg of 1 mg 0%
Manganese: 0 mg of 2 mg 0%
Selenium: 0 µg of 55 µg 0%
Choline: 0 mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
90 mg
TOP 24%
Sodium
136 mg
TOP 45%
Iron
0.86 mg
TOP 65%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 11% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A: 167 IU of 5,000 IU 3%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0.5 mg of 90 mg 1%
Vitamin B1: 0 mg of 1 mg 0%
Vitamin B2: 0 mg of 1 mg 0%
Vitamin B3: 0 mg of 16 mg 0%
Vitamin B5: 0 mg of 5 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: 0 mg of 1 mg 0%
Folate: 0 µg of 400 µg 0%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
167 IU
TOP 37%
Vitamin C
0.5 mg
TOP 47%

Macronutrients chart

5% 20% 73% 2% 3%
Protein:
Daily Value: 9%
4.28 g of 50 g
9%
Fats:
Daily Value: 30%
19.32 g of 65 g
30%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 24%
72.4 g of 300 g
24%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
1.7 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
2.3 g

Fat type information

11.651%
Saturated Fat: 11.651 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g

Fiber content ratio for MARS

58.94% 2% 11.46%
Sugar: 58.94 g
Fiber: 2 g
Other: 11.46 g

All nutrients for MARS per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 7% 70.4g 1.3 times more than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 10% 64% 4.28g 1.5 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 30% 16% 19.32g 1.7 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 24% 9% 72.4g 2.6 times more than Rice Rice
Calories 24% 8% 475kcal 10.1 times more than Orange Orange
Sugar N/A 22% 58.94g 6.6 times more than Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
Fiber 8% 37% 2g 1.2 times less than Orange Orange
Calcium 9% 24% 90mg 1.4 times less than Milk Milk
Iron 11% 65% 0.86mg 3 times less than Beef Beef
Sodium 6% 45% 136mg 3.6 times less than White Bread White Bread
Vitamin A 3% 37% 167IU 100 times less than Carrot Carrot
Vitamin C 1% 47% 0.5mg 106 times less than Lemon Lemon
Cholesterol 4% 46% 12mg 31.1 times less than Egg Egg
Trans Fat N/A 60% 0.13g 113.7 times less than Margarine Margarine
Saturated Fat 58% 10% 11.65g 2 times more than Beef Beef

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 475
% Daily Value*
29%
Total Fat 19g
55%
Saturated Fat 12g
Trans Fat g
4%
Cholesterol 12mg
6%
Sodium 136mg
24%
Total Carbohydrate 72g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 4g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 90mg 9%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 0mg 0%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
ok
 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
limit break
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Source
Low in Saturated Fats
limit break
 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
ok
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
Source
Low in Sugars
limit break
 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
Source

MARS nutrition infographic

MARS nutrition infographic
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References

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

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168814/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.