Besides being delicious, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups Miniatures can be part of a healthy diet when consumed in moderation. They contain protein, carbohydrates, and calcium. Just watch out for the fat.
Because Reese's Peanut Butter Cups Miniatures contain chocolate and peanut butter, they are relatively high in fat with 2.6g in a single piece, which is 4 percent of the daily value for a 2,000-calorie diet. Of that, 1g is saturated fat--the type that can contribute to heart disease.
Protein is the building block of muscles. Each Reese's Mini contains 0.8g of protein with no cholesterol.
The body converts carbohydrates to energy. Each serving of the candy contains 5g of carbs, which is 2 percent of the daily requirement for a 2,000-calorie diet.
Fiber is associated with a reduced risk of a number of diseases. Each piece of Reese's Minis contains just 0.2g of dietary fiber.
One Reese's Mini contains 0.8 percent of each of the recommended daily requirements of calcium and iron. Each piece also contains 26mg of sodium.
Each Mini contains 44 calories.
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