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Cocoa solids vs Buckwheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat contains less Sugars (difference - 1.75g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.329g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
Cocoa solids Buckwheat
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cocoa solids Buckwheat
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
11
Cocoa solids
22
Buckwheat
Mineral Summary Score
213
Cocoa solids
71
Buckwheat

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
:
Contains more Iron +530%
Contains more Calcium +611.1%
Contains more Potassium +231.3%
Contains more Magnesium +116%
Contains more Copper +244.4%
Contains more Zinc +183.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Iron +530%
Contains more Calcium +611.1%
Contains more Potassium +231.3%
Contains more Magnesium +116%
Contains more Copper +244.4%
Contains more Zinc +183.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +221.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +385.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +221.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +385.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78%

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
118%
Cocoa solids
80%
Buckwheat
Carbohydrates
58%
Cocoa solids
72%
Buckwheat
Fats
63%
Cocoa solids
16%
Buckwheat

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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 Cocoa solids Buckwheat Opinion
Calories 228 343 Buckwheat
Protein 19.6 13.25 Cocoa solids
Fats 13.7 3.4 Cocoa solids
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 57.9 71.5 Buckwheat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 13.86 2.2 Cocoa solids
Calcium 128 18 Cocoa solids
Potassium 1524 460 Cocoa solids
Magnesium 499 231 Cocoa solids
Sugars 1.75 Cocoa solids
Fiber 37 10 Cocoa solids
Copper 3.788 1.1 Cocoa solids
Zinc 6.81 2.4 Cocoa solids
Starch
Phosphorus 734 347 Cocoa solids
Sodium 21 1 Buckwheat
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.1 Cocoa solids
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.101 Buckwheat
Vitamin B2 0.241 0.425 Buckwheat
Vitamin B3 2.185 7.02 Buckwheat
Vitamin B5 0.254 1.233 Buckwheat
Vitamin B6 0.118 0.21 Buckwheat
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.5 Cocoa solids
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 8.07 0.741 Buckwheat
Monounsaturated Fat 4.57 1.04 Cocoa solids
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44 1.039 Buckwheat
Tryptophan 0.293 0.192 Cocoa solids
Threonine 0.776 0.506 Cocoa solids
Isoleucine 0.76 0.498 Cocoa solids
Leucine 1.189 0.832 Cocoa solids
Lysine 0.983 0.672 Cocoa solids
Methionine 0.202 0.172 Cocoa solids
Phenylalanine 0.941 0.52 Cocoa solids
Valine 1.177 0.678 Cocoa solids
Histidine 0.339 0.309 Cocoa solids
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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