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Saffron vs Cocoa solids - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Saffron
Saffron is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Saffron
Saffron is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.484g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Saffron
Saffron contains less Sugars (difference - 1.75g)
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 - 46)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids contains less Sodium (difference - 127mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.
Saffron Cocoa solids
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Saffron 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
57
Saffron
11
Cocoa solids
Mineral Summary Score
91
Saffron
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
:
Contains more Potassium +13.1%
Contains more Iron +24.9%
Contains more Calcium +15.3%
Contains more Magnesium +89%
Contains more Copper +1054.9%
Contains more Zinc +524.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +191.3%
Contains less Sodium -85.8%
Contains more Potassium +13.1%
Contains more Iron +24.9%
Contains more Calcium +15.3%
Contains more Magnesium +89%
Contains more Copper +1054.9%
Contains more Zinc +524.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +191.3%
Contains less Sodium -85.8%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +755.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.241
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +755.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.7%
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
69%
Saffron
118%
Cocoa solids
Carbohydrates
65%
Saffron
58%
Cocoa solids
Fats
27%
Saffron
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 Saffron Cocoa solids Opinion
Calories 310 228 Saffron
Protein 11.43 19.6 Cocoa solids
Fats 5.85 13.7 Cocoa solids
Vitamin C 80.8 0 Saffron
Carbs 65.37 57.9 Saffron
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 11.1 13.86 Cocoa solids
Calcium 111 128 Cocoa solids
Potassium 1724 1524 Saffron
Magnesium 264 499 Cocoa solids
Sugars 1.75 Cocoa solids
Fiber 3.9 37 Cocoa solids
Copper 0.328 3.788 Cocoa solids
Zinc 1.09 6.81 Cocoa solids
Starch
Phosphorus 252 734 Cocoa solids
Sodium 148 21 Cocoa solids
Vitamin A 530 0 Saffron
Vitamin E 0.1 Cocoa solids
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.115 0.078 Saffron
Vitamin B2 0.267 0.241 Saffron
Vitamin B3 1.46 2.185 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B5 0.254 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B6 1.01 0.118 Saffron
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.5 Cocoa solids
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Cocoa solids
Saturated Fat 1.586 8.07 Saffron
Monounsaturated Fat 0.429 4.57 Cocoa solids
Polyunsaturated fat 2.067 0.44 Saffron
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
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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