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MARS nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

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 ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
(low)
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 PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower negative value is the more alkaline the effect is. 0 is neutral.
0.9 (acidic )
Calories
475
92% Calories
91% Carbs
90% Saturated Fat
84% Fats
78% Sugars
Explanation: This food contains more Calories than 92% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (8%) which contain more Calories, this food itself is rich in Calories more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Carbs, Saturated Fat, Fats and Sugars

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Macronutrients chart

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

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 475
% Daily Value*
29%
Total Fat 19g
60%
Saturated Fat 12g
Trans Fat g
4%
Cholesterol 12mg
6%
Sodium 136mg
24%
TotalCarbohydrate 72g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 59g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 4g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 90mg 9%

Iron 1mg 6%

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
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High level of Cholesterol may be dangerous for your health, especially if you suffer from cardio-vascular deseases.
No Trans Fats
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Trans fats tend to increase risk of coronary heart disease according to various studies. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) states that trans fats increase levels of LDL and decrease levels of HDL. According to NAS trans fatty acid consumption should be as low as possible while consuming a nutritionally adequate diet.
Low in Saturated Fats
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 recommends using less than 10 percent of calories from saturated fats link
Low in Sodium
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Extensive usage of sodium is not recommended for the people suffering from hypertonia.
Low in Sugars
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Using too much sugars can lead to weight gain or diabetes.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium: 90 mg of 1,000 mg 9%
Iron: 0.86 mg of 18 mg 5%
Magnesium: mg of 400 mg 0%
Phosphorus: mg of 1,000 mg 0%
Potassium: mg of 3,500 mg 0%
Sodium: 136 mg of 2,400 mg 6%
Zinc: mg of 15 mg 0%
Copper: mg of 2 mg 0%
Manganese: mg of 2 mg 0%
Selenium: µg of 70 µg 0%
Choline: 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: 167 IU of 5,000 IU 3%
Vitamin E : mg of 20 mg 0%
Vitamin D: µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0.5 mg of 60 mg 1%
Vitamin B1: mg of 2 mg 0%
Vitamin B2: mg of 2 mg 0%
Vitamin B3: mg of 20 mg 0%
Vitamin B5: mg of 10 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: mg of 2 mg 0%
Folate, total: µg of 400 µg 0%
Vitamin B12: µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: µg of 80 µg 0%
Folic acid (B9): µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
167 µg
TOP 37%
Vitamin C
0.5 µg
TOP 47%

Fat type information

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

Fiber content / ratio for MARS

Sugars: 58.94 g
Fiber: 2 g

All nutrients for MARS per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 10% 64% 4.28g 1.5 times more than Broccoli
Fats 30% 16% 19.32g 1.7 times less than Cheese
Carbs 24% 9% 72.4g 2.6 times more than Rice
Calories 18% 8% 475kcal 10.1 times more than Orange
Sugars 65% 22% 58.94g 6.6 times more than Coca-Cola
Fiber 5% 37% 2g 1.2 times less than Orange
Calcium 9% 24% 90mg 1.4 times less than Milk
Iron 5% 65% 0.86mg 3 times less than Beef
Sodium 6% 45% 136mg 3.6 times less than White Bread
Vitamin A 3% 37% 167IU 100 times less than Carrot
Vitamin C 1% 47% 0.5mg 106 times less than Lemon
Cholesterol 4% 46% 12mg 31.1 times less than Egg
Trans Fat 0% 60% 0.13g 113.7 times less than Margarine
Saturated Fat 58% 10% 11.65g 2 times more than Beef

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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link of 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.