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Chocolate vs Cocoa solids - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids contains less Sugars (difference - 46.15g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.449g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 Cocoa solids
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals 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 Cocoa solids
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
11
Cocoa solids
Mineral Summary Score
71
Chocolate
213
Cocoa solids

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
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Contains more Iron +72.8%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Potassium +172.6%
Contains more Magnesium +241.8%
Contains more Copper +268.5%
Contains more Zinc +238.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +256.3%
Contains less Sodium -12.5%
Contains more Iron +72.8%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Potassium +172.6%
Contains more Magnesium +241.8%
Contains more Copper +268.5%
Contains more Zinc +238.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +256.3%
Contains less Sodium -12.5%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +440%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +224%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +382%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +201.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +181%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +440%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +224%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +382%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +201.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +181%

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
118%
Cocoa solids
Carbohydrates
61%
Chocolate
58%
Cocoa solids
Fats
144%
Chocolate
63%
Cocoa solids

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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 Cocoa solids Opinion
Calories 546 228 Chocolate
Protein 4.88 19.6 Cocoa solids
Fats 31.28 13.7 Chocolate
Vitamin C 0 Cocoa solids
Carbs 61.17 57.9 Chocolate
Cholesterol 8 0 Cocoa solids
Vitamin D 0 Cocoa solids
Iron 8.02 13.86 Cocoa solids
Calcium 56 128 Cocoa solids
Potassium 559 1524 Cocoa solids
Magnesium 146 499 Cocoa solids
Sugars 47.9 1.75 Chocolate
Fiber 7 37 Cocoa solids
Copper 1.028 3.788 Cocoa solids
Zinc 2.01 6.81 Cocoa solids
Starch
Phosphorus 206 734 Cocoa solids
Sodium 24 21 Cocoa solids
Vitamin A 50 0 Chocolate
Vitamin E 0.54 0.1 Chocolate
Vitamin D 0 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.078 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.241 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B3 0.725 2.185 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B5 0.297 0.254 Chocolate
Vitamin B6 0.042 0.118 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B12 0.23 0 Chocolate
Vitamin K 8.1 2.5 Chocolate
Folic acid (B9) 0 Cocoa solids
Trans Fat 0.112 Cocoa solids
Saturated Fat 18.519 8.07 Cocoa solids
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54 4.57 Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092 0.44 Chocolate
Tryptophan 0.293 Cocoa solids
Threonine 0.776 Cocoa solids
Isoleucine 0.76 Cocoa solids
Leucine 1.189 Cocoa solids
Lysine 0.983 Cocoa solids
Methionine 0.202 Cocoa solids
Phenylalanine 0.941 Cocoa solids
Valine 1.177 Cocoa solids
Histidine 0.339 Cocoa solids
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