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Chocolate vs Flax - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flax
Flax is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Flax
Flax contains less Sugars (difference - 46.35g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flax
Flax is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.856g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Flax
Flax is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Flax
Flax is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Flax
Flax is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate is cheaper (difference - $1)

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 Flax
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chocolate Flax
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
44
Flax
Mineral Summary Score
71
Chocolate
125
Flax

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
:
6
Flax
Contains more Iron +40%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Calcium +355.4%
Contains more Potassium +45.4%
Contains more Magnesium +168.5%
Contains more Copper +18.7%
Contains more Zinc +115.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +211.7%
Contains more Iron +40%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Calcium +355.4%
Contains more Potassium +45.4%
Contains more Magnesium +168.5%
Contains more Copper +18.7%
Contains more Zinc +115.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +211.7%

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
:
8
Flax
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +74.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +6476%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +324.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +231.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1026.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +74.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +6476%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +324.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +231.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1026.2%

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
110%
Flax
Carbohydrates
61%
Chocolate
29%
Flax
Fats
144%
Chocolate
195%
Flax

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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 Flax Opinion
Calories 546 534 Chocolate
Protein 4.88 18.29 Flax
Fats 31.28 42.16 Flax
Vitamin C 0.6 Flax
Carbs 61.17 28.88 Chocolate
Cholesterol 8 0 Flax
Vitamin D 0 Flax
Iron 8.02 5.73 Chocolate
Calcium 56 255 Flax
Potassium 559 813 Flax
Magnesium 146 392 Flax
Sugars 47.9 1.55 Chocolate
Fiber 7 27.3 Flax
Copper 1.028 1.22 Flax
Zinc 2.01 4.34 Flax
Starch
Phosphorus 206 642 Flax
Sodium 24 30 Chocolate
Vitamin A 50 0 Chocolate
Vitamin E 0.54 0.31 Chocolate
Vitamin D 0 Flax
Vitamin B1 0.025 1.644 Flax
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.161 Flax
Vitamin B3 0.725 3.08 Flax
Vitamin B5 0.297 0.985 Flax
Vitamin B6 0.042 0.473 Flax
Vitamin B12 0.23 0 Chocolate
Vitamin K 8.1 4.3 Chocolate
Folic acid (B9) 0 Flax
Trans Fat 0.112 Flax
Saturated Fat 18.519 3.663 Flax
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54 7.527 Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092 28.73 Flax
Tryptophan 0.297 Flax
Threonine 0.766 Flax
Isoleucine 0.896 Flax
Leucine 1.235 Flax
Lysine 0.862 Flax
Methionine 0.37 Flax
Phenylalanine 0.957 Flax
Valine 1.072 Flax
Histidine 0.472 Flax
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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