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Chocolate milk vs Milk - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chocolate milk and Milk

  • Chocolate milk has more Copper, however Milk has more Vitamin B12.
  • Milk has 7 times less Copper than Chocolate milk. Chocolate milk has 0.065mg of Copper, while Milk has 0.01mg.
  • Milk is lower in Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Milk, chocolate, fluid, commercial, whole, with added vitamin A and vitamin D and Milk, lowfat, fluid, 1% milkfat, with added vitamin A and vitamin D.

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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 +700%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Copper +550%
Contains more Calcium +11.6%
Contains less Sodium -26.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.42
Equal in Phosphorus - 95
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 34% 15% 10% 22% 12% 44% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2% 38% 14% 8% 4% 12% 41% 6%
Contains more Iron +700%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Copper +550%
Contains more Calcium +11.6%
Contains less Sodium -26.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.42
Equal in Phosphorus - 95

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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Milk
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +42.4%
Equal in Vitamin D - 1.2
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.037
Equal in Folate - 5
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 6% 2% 39% 10% 38% 3% 18% 10% 42% 1% 4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 12% 1% 36% 5% 43% 2% 22% 9% 59% 1% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +42.4%
Equal in Vitamin D - 1.2
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.037
Equal in Folate - 5

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
14
Chocolate milk
16
Milk
Mineral Summary Score
19
Chocolate milk
15
Milk

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
19%
Chocolate milk
20%
Milk
Carbohydrates
10%
Chocolate milk
5%
Milk
Fats
16%
Chocolate milk
4%
Milk

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.
Chocolate milk Milk
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Chocolate milk Milk
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 Cholesterol?
Milk
Milk is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Milk
Milk is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Milk
Milk contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milk
Milk is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.471g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Milk
Milk is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Milk
Milk is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chocolate milk
Chocolate milk is relatively richer in minerals
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate milk Milk Opinion
Calories 83 42 Chocolate milk
Protein 3.17 3.37 Milk
Fats 3.39 0.97 Chocolate milk
Vitamin C 0.9 0 Chocolate milk
Carbs 10.34 4.99 Chocolate milk
Cholesterol 12 5 Milk
Vitamin D 51 48 Chocolate milk
Iron 0.24 0.03 Chocolate milk
Calcium 112 125 Milk
Potassium 167 150 Chocolate milk
Magnesium 13 11 Chocolate milk
Sugar 9.54 5.2 Milk
Fiber 0.8 0 Chocolate milk
Copper 0.065 0.01 Chocolate milk
Zinc 0.41 0.42 Milk
Starch
Phosphorus 101 95 Chocolate milk
Sodium 60 44 Milk
Vitamin A 98 196 Milk
Vitamin E 0.07 0.01 Chocolate milk
Vitamin D 1.3 1.2 Chocolate milk
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.02 Chocolate milk
Vitamin B2 0.162 0.185 Milk
Vitamin B3 0.125 0.093 Chocolate milk
Vitamin B5 0.295 0.361 Milk
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.037 Chocolate milk
Vitamin B12 0.33 0.47 Milk
Vitamin K 0.3 0.1 Chocolate milk
Folate 5 5
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 2.104 0.633 Milk
Monounsaturated Fat 0.99 0.277 Chocolate milk
Polyunsaturated fat 0.124 0.035 Chocolate milk
Tryptophan 0.041 0.043 Milk
Threonine 0.135 0.143 Milk
Isoleucine 0.164 0.174 Milk
Leucine 0.3 0.319 Milk
Lysine 0.265 0.282 Milk
Methionine 0.083 0.088 Milk
Phenylalanine 0.164 0.174 Milk
Valine 0.208 0.22 Milk
Histidine 0.096 0.101 Milk
Fructose 0 Milk

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. Chocolate milk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170879/nutrients
  2. Milk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170872/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.