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Chocolate brownie vs. Butter cookie — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chocolate brownie and Butter cookie different?

  • Chocolate brownie is higher in Copper, Manganese, and Magnesium, however, Butter cookie is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Folate, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B12.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Chocolate brownie is 21% higher.
  • Chocolate brownie contains 4 times more Magnesium than Butter cookie. While Chocolate brownie contains 53mg of Magnesium, Butter cookie contains only 12mg.
  • Chocolate brownie has less Saturated Fat.

Cookies, brownies, prepared from recipe and Cookies, butter, commercially prepared, enriched are the varieties used in this article.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +96.6%
Contains more Magnesium +341.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.4%
Contains more Potassium +58.6%
Contains more Zinc +155.3%
Contains more Copper +94%
Contains more Manganese +245.3%
Contains more Selenium +36.9%
Contains more Iron +20.7%
Contains less Sodium -17.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 69% 38% 57% 16% 45% 26% 129% 77% 63%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8.7% 83% 8.6% 44% 9.8% 37% 10% 67% 22% 46%
Contains more Calcium +96.6%
Contains more Magnesium +341.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.4%
Contains more Potassium +58.6%
Contains more Zinc +155.3%
Contains more Copper +94%
Contains more Manganese +245.3%
Contains more Selenium +36.9%
Contains more Iron +20.7%
Contains less Sodium -17.8%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +22.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +161.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +162.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +224.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.8%
Contains more Folate +162.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +125%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 50% 0% 0% 1% 35% 44% 18% 20% 22% 22% 20% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 40% 12% 12% 0% 93% 77% 60% 29% 8.3% 57% 45% 3.5% 4.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +22.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +161.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +162.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +224.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.8%
Contains more Folate +162.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +125%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +54.8%
Contains more Water +173.9%
Contains more Other +18.8%
Contains more Carbs +37.3%
Equal in Protein - 6.1
6% 29% 50% 13% 2%
Protein: 6.2 g
Fats: 29.1 g
Carbs: 50.2 g
Water: 12.6 g
Other: 1.9 g
6% 19% 69% 5%
Protein: 6.1 g
Fats: 18.8 g
Carbs: 68.9 g
Water: 4.6 g
Other: 1.6 g
Contains more Fats +54.8%
Contains more Water +173.9%
Contains more Other +18.8%
Contains more Carbs +37.3%
Equal in Protein - 6.1

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -33.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +96.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +858.5%
27% 39% 34%
Saturated Fat: 7.319 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 10.839 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 9.412 g
63% 31% 6%
Saturated Fat: 11.051 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.522 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.982 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -33.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +96.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +858.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chocolate brownie Butter cookie
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate brownie Butter cookie Opinion
Net carbs 50.2g 68.1g Butter cookie
Protein 6.2g 6.1g Chocolate brownie
Fats 29.1g 18.8g Chocolate brownie
Carbs 50.2g 68.9g Butter cookie
Calories 466kcal 467kcal Butter cookie
Sugar 20.24g Chocolate brownie
Fiber 0.8g Butter cookie
Calcium 57mg 29mg Chocolate brownie
Iron 1.84mg 2.22mg Butter cookie
Magnesium 53mg 12mg Chocolate brownie
Phosphorus 132mg 102mg Chocolate brownie
Potassium 176mg 111mg Chocolate brownie
Sodium 343mg 282mg Butter cookie
Zinc 0.97mg 0.38mg Chocolate brownie
Copper 0.388mg 0.2mg Chocolate brownie
Manganese 0.587mg 0.17mg Chocolate brownie
Selenium 11.5µg 8.4µg Chocolate brownie
Vitamin A 827IU 673IU Chocolate brownie
Vitamin A RAE 176µg 165µg Chocolate brownie
Vitamin E 0.58mg Butter cookie
Vitamin D 16IU Butter cookie
Vitamin D 0.4µg Butter cookie
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0mg Chocolate brownie
Vitamin B1 0.141mg 0.37mg Butter cookie
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.335mg Butter cookie
Vitamin B3 0.982mg 3.19mg Butter cookie
Vitamin B5 0.328mg 0.488mg Butter cookie
Vitamin B6 0.094mg 0.036mg Chocolate brownie
Folate 29µg 76µg Butter cookie
Vitamin B12 0.16µg 0.36µg Butter cookie
Choline 6.5mg Butter cookie
Vitamin K 1.7µg Butter cookie
Tryptophan 0.078mg 0.084mg Butter cookie
Threonine 0.228mg 0.215mg Chocolate brownie
Isoleucine 0.265mg 0.277mg Butter cookie
Leucine 0.447mg 0.471mg Butter cookie
Lysine 0.283mg 0.308mg Butter cookie
Methionine 0.132mg 0.131mg Chocolate brownie
Phenylalanine 0.298mg 0.299mg Butter cookie
Valine 0.323mg 0.315mg Chocolate brownie
Histidine 0.136mg 0.136mg
Cholesterol 73mg 117mg Chocolate brownie
Saturated Fat 7.319g 11.051g Chocolate brownie
Omega-3 - DHA 0.006g 0.007g Butter cookie
Omega-3 - EPA 0.001g 0.011g Butter cookie
Monounsaturated Fat 10.839g 5.522g Chocolate brownie
Polyunsaturated fat 9.412g 0.982g Chocolate brownie

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chocolate brownie Butter cookie
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Chocolate brownie
34%
Butter cookie
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
54%
Chocolate brownie
34%
Butter cookie

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chocolate brownie
Chocolate brownie is lower in Sugar (difference - 20.24g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chocolate brownie
Chocolate brownie is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 44mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chocolate brownie
Chocolate brownie is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.732g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chocolate brownie
Chocolate brownie is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chocolate brownie
Chocolate brownie is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Butter cookie
Butter cookie contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Butter cookie
Butter cookie is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chocolate brownie - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174949/nutrients
  2. Butter cookie - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174950/nutrients

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

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