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Chocolate vs Butter - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 207mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 31.97g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chocolate
Chocolate is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Butter
Butter contains less Sugars (difference - 47.84g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Butter
Butter contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Butter
Butter is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chocolate Butter
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chocolate Butter
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
8
Chocolate
19
Butter
Mineral Summary Score
71
Chocolate
3
Butter

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
1
Butter
Contains more Iron +40000%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +2229.2%
Contains more Magnesium +7200%
Contains more Copper +6325%
Contains more Zinc +2133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +758.3%
Contains less Sodium -54.2%
Contains more Iron +40000%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +2229.2%
Contains more Magnesium +7200%
Contains more Copper +6325%
Contains more Zinc +2133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +758.3%
Contains less Sodium -54.2%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
5
Butter
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1626.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +15.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +4898%
Contains more Vitamin E +329.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1626.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +15.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +4898%
Contains more Vitamin E +329.6%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
29%
Chocolate
5%
Butter
Carbohydrates
61%
Chocolate
0%
Butter
Fats
144%
Chocolate
374%
Butter

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chocolate Butter Opinion
Calories 546 717 Butter
Protein 4.88 0.85 Chocolate
Fats 31.28 81.11 Butter
Vitamin C 0 Butter
Carbs 61.17 0.06 Chocolate
Cholesterol 8 215 Chocolate
Vitamin D 0 Butter
Iron 8.02 0.02 Chocolate
Calcium 56 24 Chocolate
Potassium 559 24 Chocolate
Magnesium 146 2 Chocolate
Sugars 47.9 0.06 Chocolate
Fiber 7 0 Chocolate
Copper 1.028 0.016 Chocolate
Zinc 2.01 0.09 Chocolate
Starch
Phosphorus 206 24 Chocolate
Sodium 24 11 Butter
Vitamin A 50 2499 Butter
Vitamin E 0.54 2.32 Butter
Vitamin D 0 Butter
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.005 Chocolate
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.034 Chocolate
Vitamin B3 0.725 0.042 Chocolate
Vitamin B5 0.297 0.11 Chocolate
Vitamin B6 0.042 0.003 Chocolate
Vitamin B12 0.23 0.17 Chocolate
Vitamin K 8.1 7 Chocolate
Folic acid (B9) 0 Butter
Trans Fat 0.112 Butter
Saturated Fat 18.519 50.489 Chocolate
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54 23.43 Butter
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092 3.01 Butter
Tryptophan 0.012 Butter
Threonine 0.038 Butter
Isoleucine 0.051 Butter
Leucine 0.083 Butter
Lysine 0.067 Butter
Methionine 0.021 Butter
Phenylalanine 0.041 Butter
Valine 0.057 Butter
Histidine 0.023 Butter
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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