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Chocolate pudding vs. Mousse — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chocolate pudding and Mousse

  • Chocolate pudding has more Phosphorus, however, Mousse is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Mousse covers your daily Cholesterol needs 45% more than Chocolate pudding.
  • Mousse contains 7 times less Sodium than Chocolate pudding. Chocolate pudding contains 284mg of Sodium, while Mousse contains 38mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Puddings, chocolate, dry mix, instant, prepared with 2% milk and Desserts, mousse, chocolate, prepared-from-recipe.

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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 Phosphorus +103.4%
Contains more Potassium +17.5%
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains less Sodium -86.6%
Contains more Zinc +48.8%
Contains more Copper +10.3%
Contains more Selenium +221.7%
Equal in Calcium - 96
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Manganese - 0.059
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 32% 15% 14% 102% 15% 38% 12% 23% 9% 13%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 29% 21% 15% 51% 13% 5% 18% 25% 8% 41%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.4%
Contains more Potassium +17.5%
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains less Sodium -86.6%
Contains more Zinc +48.8%
Contains more Copper +10.3%
Contains more Selenium +221.7%
Equal in Calcium - 96
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Manganese - 0.059

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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Mousse
Contains more Vitamin C +700%
Contains more Vitamin A +199.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.6%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +51.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 11% 0% 24% 3% 9% 34% 3% 17% 9% 4% 39% 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 31% 11% 0% 1% 12% 48% 3% 32% 14% 12% 59% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +700%
Contains more Vitamin A +199.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.6%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +51.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +17.5%
Contains more Water +18.5%
Contains more Other +70.6%
Contains more Protein +31.4%
Contains more Fats +733.3%
3% 2% 19% 75%
Protein: 3.15 g
Fats: 1.92 g
Carbs: 18.89 g
Water: 74.59 g
Other: 1.45 g
4% 16% 16% 63%
Protein: 4.14 g
Fats: 16 g
Carbs: 16.07 g
Water: 62.94 g
Other: 0.85 g
Contains more Carbs +17.5%
Contains more Water +18.5%
Contains more Other +70.6%
Contains more Protein +31.4%
Contains more Fats +733.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -88.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +796.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +565.9%
61% 32% 8%
Saturated Fat: 1.064 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.561 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.132 g
61% 33% 6%
Saturated Fat: 9.151 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.027 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.879 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -88.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +796.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +565.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate pudding Mousse Opinion
Net carbs 18.49g 15.47g Chocolate pudding
Protein 3.15g 4.14g Mousse
Fats 1.92g 16g Mousse
Carbs 18.89g 16.07g Chocolate pudding
Calories 105kcal 225kcal Mousse
Sugar 14.81g Chocolate pudding
Fiber 0.4g 0.6g Mousse
Calcium 104mg 96mg Chocolate pudding
Iron 0.4mg 0.55mg Mousse
Magnesium 19mg 20mg Mousse
Phosphorus 238mg 117mg Chocolate pudding
Potassium 168mg 143mg Chocolate pudding
Sodium 284mg 38mg Mousse
Zinc 0.43mg 0.64mg Mousse
Copper 0.068mg 0.075mg Mousse
Manganese 0.062mg 0.059mg Chocolate pudding
Selenium 2.3µg 7.4µg Mousse
Vitamin A 170IU 509IU Mousse
Vitamin A RAE 46µg 140µg Mousse
Vitamin E 0.51mg Mousse
Vitamin D 33IU Chocolate pudding
Vitamin D 0.8µg Chocolate pudding
Vitamin C 0.8mg 0.1mg Chocolate pudding
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.045mg Mousse
Vitamin B2 0.147mg 0.205mg Mousse
Vitamin B3 0.108mg 0.146mg Mousse
Vitamin B5 0.274mg 0.533mg Mousse
Vitamin B6 0.038mg 0.058mg Mousse
Folate 5µg 15µg Mousse
Vitamin B12 0.31µg 0.47µg Mousse
Vitamin K 1.6µg Mousse
Tryptophan 0.044mg Chocolate pudding
Threonine 0.139mg Chocolate pudding
Isoleucine 0.182mg Chocolate pudding
Leucine 0.295mg Chocolate pudding
Lysine 0.239mg Chocolate pudding
Methionine 0.074mg Chocolate pudding
Phenylalanine 0.151mg Chocolate pudding
Valine 0.208mg Chocolate pudding
Histidine 0.082mg Chocolate pudding
Cholesterol 6mg 140mg Chocolate pudding
Saturated Fat 1.064g 9.151g Chocolate pudding
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.01g Mousse
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.001g Mousse
Monounsaturated Fat 0.561g 5.027g Mousse
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132g 0.879g Mousse

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chocolate pudding Mousse
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
11%
Chocolate pudding
17%
Mousse
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
27%
Chocolate pudding
22%
Mousse

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mousse
Mousse contains less Sodium (difference - 246mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mousse
Mousse is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mousse
Mousse is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chocolate pudding
Chocolate pudding is lower in Sugar (difference - 14.81g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chocolate pudding
Chocolate pudding is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 134mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chocolate pudding
Chocolate pudding is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.087g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate pudding
Chocolate pudding is cheaper (difference - $2)
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.

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 pudding - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167998/nutrients
  2. Mousse - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168777/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.