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Chocolate cake vs. Marble cake — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chocolate cake and Marble cake different?

  • Chocolate cake is richer in Choline, Selenium, Copper, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, and Manganese, while Marble cake is higher in Phosphorus.
  • Marble cake covers your daily need of Phosphorus 24% more than Chocolate cake.

Cake, chocolate, prepared from recipe without frosting and Cake, pudding-type, marble, dry mix types were 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 Magnesium +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +13.8%
Contains less Sodium -39.3%
Contains more Zinc +97.1%
Contains more Copper +53.3%
Contains more Manganese +101.4%
Contains more Selenium +357.7%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +159.4%
Equal in Iron - 1.62
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 18% 61% 23% 46% 13% 42% 19% 69% 37% 65%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 23% 61% 13% 118% 11% 68% 10% 45% 19% 15%
Contains more Magnesium +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +13.8%
Contains less Sodium -39.3%
Contains more Zinc +97.1%
Contains more Copper +53.3%
Contains more Manganese +101.4%
Contains more Selenium +357.7%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +159.4%
Equal in Iron - 1.62

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 +6900%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +2753.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 0% 0% 1% 36% 50% 22% 19% 10% 21% 20% 71% 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 1% 17% 0% 0% 46% 30% 29% 6% 6% 27% 0% 3% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +6900%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +2753.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36%
Contains more Folate +33.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +55.9%
Contains more Fats +29.1%
Contains more Water +687.1%
Contains more Carbs +48.9%
Contains more Other +27.8%
5% 15% 53% 24% 2%
Protein: 5.3 g
Fats: 15.1 g
Carbs: 53.4 g
Water: 24.4 g
Other: 1.8 g
3% 12% 80% 3% 2%
Protein: 3.4 g
Fats: 11.7 g
Carbs: 79.5 g
Water: 3.1 g
Other: 2.3 g
Contains more Protein +55.9%
Contains more Fats +29.1%
Contains more Water +687.1%
Contains more Carbs +48.9%
Contains more Other +27.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +27.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -54.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +36.9%
38% 42% 19%
Saturated Fat: 5.43 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.039 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.761 g
22% 43% 34%
Saturated Fat: 2.45 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.75 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.779 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +27.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -54.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +36.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate cake Marble cake Opinion
Net carbs 51.8g 76.6g Marble cake
Protein 5.3g 3.4g Chocolate cake
Fats 15.1g 11.7g Chocolate cake
Carbs 53.4g 79.5g Marble cake
Calories 371kcal 416kcal Marble cake
Sugar 35.71g Chocolate cake
Fiber 1.6g 2.9g Marble cake
Calcium 60mg 76mg Marble cake
Iron 1.61mg 1.62mg Marble cake
Magnesium 32mg 18mg Chocolate cake
Phosphorus 106mg 275mg Marble cake
Potassium 140mg 123mg Chocolate cake
Sodium 315mg 519mg Chocolate cake
Zinc 0.69mg 0.35mg Chocolate cake
Copper 0.207mg 0.135mg Chocolate cake
Manganese 0.28mg 0.139mg Chocolate cake
Selenium 11.9µg 2.6µg Chocolate cake
Vitamin A 140IU 2IU Chocolate cake
Vitamin A RAE 1µg Marble cake
Vitamin E 0.85mg Marble cake
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0mg Chocolate cake
Vitamin B1 0.141mg 0.181mg Marble cake
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.13mg Chocolate cake
Vitamin B3 1.137mg 1.546mg Marble cake
Vitamin B5 0.304mg 0.096mg Chocolate cake
Vitamin B6 0.041mg 0.025mg Chocolate cake
Folate 27µg 36µg Marble cake
Vitamin B12 0.16µg 0µg Chocolate cake
Choline 128.4mg 4.5mg Chocolate cake
Vitamin K 2.8µg Marble cake
Tryptophan 0.068mg 0.049mg Chocolate cake
Threonine 0.202mg 0.105mg Chocolate cake
Isoleucine 0.24mg 0.127mg Chocolate cake
Leucine 0.407mg 0.22mg Chocolate cake
Lysine 0.268mg 0.133mg Chocolate cake
Methionine 0.116mg 0.049mg Chocolate cake
Phenylalanine 0.265mg 0.158mg Chocolate cake
Valine 0.283mg 0.164mg Chocolate cake
Histidine 0.12mg 0.065mg Chocolate cake
Cholesterol 58mg 0mg Marble cake
Saturated Fat 5.43g 2.45g Marble cake
Omega-3 - DHA 0.005g 0g Chocolate cake
Monounsaturated Fat 6.039g 4.75g Chocolate cake
Polyunsaturated fat 2.761g 3.779g Marble cake

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chocolate cake Marble cake
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
19%
Chocolate cake
13%
Marble cake
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
39%
Chocolate cake
38%
Marble cake

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Marble cake
Marble cake is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 58mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marble cake
Marble cake is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.98g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Marble cake
Marble cake is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chocolate cake
Chocolate cake is lower in Sugar (difference - 35.71g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate cake
Chocolate cake contains less Sodium (difference - 204mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.

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 cake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172697/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.