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Bran vs Cocoa solids - 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.
Bran Cocoa solids
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
Bran 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
32
Bran
11
Cocoa solids
Mineral Summary Score
84
Bran
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
Bran
1
:
Contains less Sodium -81%
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%
Equal in Phosphorus - 734
Contains less Sodium -81%
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%
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
Bran
5
:
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%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.241
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%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.241

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
104%
Bran
118%
Cocoa solids
Carbohydrates
66%
Bran
58%
Cocoa solids
Fats
32%
Bran
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 Bran Cocoa solids Opinion
Calories 246 228 Bran
Protein 17.3 19.6 Cocoa solids
Fats 7.03 13.7 Cocoa solids
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 66.22 57.9 Bran
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.41 13.86 Cocoa solids
Calcium 58 128 Cocoa solids
Potassium 566 1524 Cocoa solids
Magnesium 235 499 Cocoa solids
Sugars 1.45 1.75 Cocoa solids
Fiber 15.4 37 Cocoa solids
Copper 0.403 3.788 Cocoa solids
Zinc 3.11 6.81 Cocoa solids
Starch
Phosphorus 734 734
Sodium 4 21 Bran
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 1.01 0.1 Bran
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.17 0.078 Bran
Vitamin B2 0.22 0.241 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B3 0.934 2.185 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B5 1.494 0.254 Bran
Vitamin B6 0.165 0.118 Bran
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.2 2.5 Bran
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.328 8.07 Bran
Monounsaturated Fat 2.376 4.57 Cocoa solids
Polyunsaturated fat 2.766 0.44 Bran
Tryptophan 0.335 0.293 Bran
Threonine 0.502 0.776 Cocoa solids
Isoleucine 0.668 0.76 Cocoa solids
Leucine 1.374 1.189 Bran
Lysine 0.76 0.983 Cocoa solids
Methionine 0.335 0.202 Bran
Phenylalanine 0.908 0.941 Cocoa solids
Valine 0.964 1.177 Cocoa solids
Histidine 0.41 0.339 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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