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Black pepper vs Chocolate - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Black pepper and Chocolate

  • Black pepper has more Manganese, Vitamin K, Fiber, Calcium, Copper, Potassium, Vitamin B5, Iron, and Vitamin B6 than Chocolate.
  • Black pepper's daily need coverage for Manganese is 493% more.
  • Black pepper contains 20 times more Vitamin K than Chocolate. Black pepper contains 163.7µg of Vitamin K, while Chocolate contains 8.1µg.
  • Black pepper contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, pepper, black and Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids.

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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 +21.1%
Contains more Calcium +691.1%
Contains more Potassium +137.7%
Contains more Magnesium +17.1%
Contains more Copper +29.4%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Zinc +68.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 365% 133% 118% 123% 444% 33% 68% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 301% 17% 50% 105% 343% 55% 89% 4%
Contains more Iron +21.1%
Contains more Calcium +691.1%
Contains more Potassium +137.7%
Contains more Magnesium +17.1%
Contains more Copper +29.4%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Zinc +68.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.4%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +994%
Contains more Vitamin E +92.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +332%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +371%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +592.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1921%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 33% 21% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 0% 410% 13%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 11% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 29% 21% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +994%
Contains more Vitamin E +92.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +332%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +371%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +592.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1921%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
60
Black pepper
10
Chocolate
Mineral Summary Score
160
Black pepper
120
Chocolate

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 food.
Protein
62%
Black pepper
29%
Chocolate
Carbohydrates
64%
Black pepper
61%
Chocolate
Fats
15%
Black pepper
144%
Chocolate

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Black pepper Chocolate
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

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Black pepper Chocolate
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 47.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black pepper
Black pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.127g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Black pepper
Black pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Black pepper Chocolate Opinion
Calories 251 546 Chocolate
Protein 10.39 4.88 Black pepper
Fats 3.26 31.28 Chocolate
Vitamin C 0 Black pepper
Carbs 63.95 61.17 Black pepper
Cholesterol 0 8 Black pepper
Vitamin D 0 Black pepper
Iron 9.71 8.02 Black pepper
Calcium 443 56 Black pepper
Potassium 1329 559 Black pepper
Magnesium 171 146 Black pepper
Sugar 0.64 47.9 Black pepper
Fiber 25.3 7 Black pepper
Copper 1.33 1.028 Black pepper
Zinc 1.19 2.01 Chocolate
Starch
Phosphorus 158 206 Chocolate
Sodium 20 24 Black pepper
Vitamin A 547 50 Black pepper
Vitamin E 1.04 0.54 Black pepper
Vitamin D 0 Black pepper
Vitamin B1 0.108 0.025 Black pepper
Vitamin B2 0.18 0.05 Black pepper
Vitamin B3 1.143 0.725 Black pepper
Vitamin B5 1.399 0.297 Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.291 0.042 Black pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0.23 Chocolate
Vitamin K 163.7 8.1 Black pepper
Folate 17 Black pepper
Trans Fat 0 0.112 Black pepper
Saturated Fat 1.392 18.519 Black pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.739 9.54 Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 0.998 1.092 Chocolate
Tryptophan 0.058 Black pepper
Threonine 0.244 Black pepper
Isoleucine 0.366 Black pepper
Leucine 1.014 Black pepper
Lysine 0.244 Black pepper
Methionine 0.096 Black pepper
Phenylalanine 0.446 Black pepper
Valine 0.547 Black pepper
Histidine 0.159 Black pepper
Fructose 0.23 0 Black pepper

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Black pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170931/nutrients
  2. Chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.