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Cocoa solids vs Bran - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bran
Bran contains less Sugars (difference - 0.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bran
Bran contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bran
Bran is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.742g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bran
Bran is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
Cocoa solids Bran
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Bran
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
32
Bran
Mineral Summary Score
213
Cocoa solids
84
Bran

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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Bran
Contains more Iron +156.2%
Contains more Calcium +120.7%
Contains more Potassium +169.3%
Contains more Magnesium +112.3%
Contains more Copper +840%
Contains more Zinc +119%
Contains less Sodium -81%
Equal in Phosphorus - 734
Contains more Iron +156.2%
Contains more Calcium +120.7%
Contains more Potassium +169.3%
Contains more Magnesium +112.3%
Contains more Copper +840%
Contains more Zinc +119%
Contains less Sodium -81%
Equal in Phosphorus - 734

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
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5
Bran
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +910%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +488.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +28%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.22
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +910%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +488.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +28%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.22

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
104%
Bran
Carbohydrates
58%
Cocoa solids
66%
Bran
Fats
63%
Cocoa solids
32%
Bran

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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 Bran Opinion
Calories 228 246 Bran
Protein 19.6 17.3 Cocoa solids
Fats 13.7 7.03 Cocoa solids
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 57.9 66.22 Bran
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 13.86 5.41 Cocoa solids
Calcium 128 58 Cocoa solids
Potassium 1524 566 Cocoa solids
Magnesium 499 235 Cocoa solids
Sugars 1.75 1.45 Cocoa solids
Fiber 37 15.4 Cocoa solids
Copper 3.788 0.403 Cocoa solids
Zinc 6.81 3.11 Cocoa solids
Starch
Phosphorus 734 734
Sodium 21 4 Bran
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.1 1.01 Bran
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 1.17 Bran
Vitamin B2 0.241 0.22 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B3 2.185 0.934 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B5 0.254 1.494 Bran
Vitamin B6 0.118 0.165 Bran
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.5 3.2 Bran
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 8.07 1.328 Bran
Monounsaturated Fat 4.57 2.376 Cocoa solids
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44 2.766 Bran
Tryptophan 0.293 0.335 Bran
Threonine 0.776 0.502 Cocoa solids
Isoleucine 0.76 0.668 Cocoa solids
Leucine 1.189 1.374 Bran
Lysine 0.983 0.76 Cocoa solids
Methionine 0.202 0.335 Bran
Phenylalanine 0.941 0.908 Cocoa solids
Valine 1.177 0.964 Cocoa solids
Histidine 0.339 0.41 Bran
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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