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Chocolate brownie vs. Wafer — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chocolate brownie and Wafer

  • Chocolate brownie has more Vitamin A RAE, and Selenium, while Wafer has more Iron, Vitamin B3, Copper, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1.
  • Wafer's daily need coverage for Iron is 27% higher.
  • Wafer contains 59 times less Vitamin A RAE than Chocolate brownie. Chocolate brownie contains 176µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Wafer contains 3µg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Wafer is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Cookies, brownies, prepared from recipe and Cookies, chocolate wafers.

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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 +83.9%
Contains less Sodium -40.9%
Contains more Selenium +101.8%
Contains more Iron +117.9%
Contains more Potassium +19.3%
Contains more Zinc +12.4%
Contains more Copper +19.3%
Contains more Manganese +18.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 53
Equal in Phosphorus - 132
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 9.3% 150% 38% 57% 19% 76% 30% 154% 91% 31%
Contains more Calcium +83.9%
Contains less Sodium -40.9%
Contains more Selenium +101.8%
Contains more Iron +117.9%
Contains more Potassium +19.3%
Contains more Zinc +12.4%
Contains more Copper +19.3%
Contains more Manganese +18.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 53
Equal in Phosphorus - 132

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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Wafer
Contains more Vitamin A +8170%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +191%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.2%
Contains more Folate +62.1%
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 0.6% 14% 0% 0% 51% 61% 54% 23% 12% 35% 11% 7.8% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +8170%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +191%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.2%
Contains more Folate +62.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +104.9%
Contains more Water +180%
Contains more Carbs +44.8%
Equal in Protein - 6.6
Equal in Other - 2
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
7% 14% 73% 5% 2%
Protein: 6.6 g
Fats: 14.2 g
Carbs: 72.7 g
Water: 4.5 g
Other: 2 g
Contains more Fats +104.9%
Contains more Water +180%
Contains more Carbs +44.8%
Equal in Protein - 6.6
Equal in Other - 2

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +122.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +126.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -42.1%
27% 39% 34%
Saturated Fat: 7.319 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 10.839 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 9.412 g
32% 37% 31%
Saturated Fat: 4.241 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.865 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.153 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +122.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +126.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -42.1%

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 Wafer
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate brownie Wafer Opinion
Net carbs 50.2g 69.3g Wafer
Protein 6.2g 6.6g Wafer
Fats 29.1g 14.2g Chocolate brownie
Carbs 50.2g 72.7g Wafer
Calories 466kcal 433kcal Chocolate brownie
Sugar 37.43g Chocolate brownie
Fiber 3.4g Wafer
Calcium 57mg 31mg Chocolate brownie
Iron 1.84mg 4.01mg Wafer
Magnesium 53mg 53mg
Phosphorus 132mg 132mg
Potassium 176mg 210mg Wafer
Sodium 343mg 580mg Chocolate brownie
Zinc 0.97mg 1.09mg Wafer
Copper 0.388mg 0.463mg Wafer
Manganese 0.587mg 0.696mg Wafer
Selenium 11.5µg 5.7µg Chocolate brownie
Vitamin A 827IU 10IU Chocolate brownie
Vitamin A RAE 176µg 3µg Chocolate brownie
Vitamin E 0.72mg Wafer
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0mg Chocolate brownie
Vitamin B1 0.141mg 0.203mg Wafer
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.266mg Wafer
Vitamin B3 0.982mg 2.858mg Wafer
Vitamin B5 0.328mg 0.381mg Wafer
Vitamin B6 0.094mg 0.051mg Chocolate brownie
Folate 29µg 47µg Wafer
Vitamin B12 0.16µg 0.09µg Chocolate brownie
Choline 14.3mg Wafer
Vitamin K 2.4µg Wafer
Tryptophan 0.078mg 0.096mg Wafer
Threonine 0.228mg 0.22mg Chocolate brownie
Isoleucine 0.265mg 0.261mg Chocolate brownie
Leucine 0.447mg 0.447mg
Lysine 0.283mg 0.281mg Chocolate brownie
Methionine 0.132mg 0.105mg Chocolate brownie
Phenylalanine 0.298mg 0.308mg Wafer
Valine 0.323mg 0.323mg
Histidine 0.136mg 0.128mg Chocolate brownie
Cholesterol 73mg 2mg Wafer
Saturated Fat 7.319g 4.241g Wafer
Omega-3 - DHA 0.006g 0.002g Chocolate brownie
Omega-3 - EPA 0.001g 0.003g Wafer
Monounsaturated Fat 10.839g 4.865g Chocolate brownie
Polyunsaturated fat 9.412g 4.153g Chocolate brownie

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chocolate brownie Wafer
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
21%
Wafer
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
54%
Chocolate brownie
65%
Wafer

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Wafer
Wafer is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 71mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Wafer
Wafer is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.078g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wafer
Wafer is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Wafer
Wafer is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chocolate brownie
Chocolate brownie is lower in Sugar (difference - 37.43g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate brownie
Chocolate brownie contains less Sodium (difference - 237mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chocolate brownie
Chocolate brownie is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
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. Wafer - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172714/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.