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Chocolate vs Black pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chocolate and Black pepper

  • Black pepper has more Manganese, Vitamin K, Fiber, Calcium, Copper, Potassium, Vitamin B5, Iron, and Vitamin B6 than Chocolate.
  • Black pepper's daily need coverage for Manganese is 493% more.
  • Chocolate contains 13 times more Saturated Fat than Black pepper. Chocolate contains 18.519g of Saturated Fat, while Black pepper contains 1.392g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids and Spices, pepper, black.

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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 Phosphorus +30.4%
Contains more Zinc +68.9%
Contains more Calcium +691.1%
Contains more Iron +21.1%
Contains more Magnesium +17.1%
Contains more Potassium +137.7%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Copper +29.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 133% 365% 123% 68% 118% 3% 33% 444%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.4%
Contains more Zinc +68.9%
Contains more Calcium +691.1%
Contains more Iron +21.1%
Contains more Magnesium +17.1%
Contains more Potassium +137.7%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Copper +29.4%

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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Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +994%
Contains more Vitamin E +92.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +332%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +371%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +592.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1921%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 21%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 33% 21% 0% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 13% 0% 410%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +994%
Contains more Vitamin E +92.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +332%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +371%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +592.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1921%

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 Black pepper
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate Black pepper Opinion
Net carbs 54.17g 38.65g Chocolate
Protein 4.88g 10.39g Black pepper
Fats 31.28g 3.26g Chocolate
Carbs 61.17g 63.95g Black pepper
Calories 546kcal 251kcal Chocolate
Starch g g
Fructose 0g 0.23g Black pepper
Sugar 47.9g 0.64g Black pepper
Fiber 7g 25.3g Black pepper
Calcium 56mg 443mg Black pepper
Iron 8.02mg 9.71mg Black pepper
Magnesium 146mg 171mg Black pepper
Phosphorus 206mg 158mg Chocolate
Potassium 559mg 1329mg Black pepper
Sodium 24mg 20mg Black pepper
Zinc 2.01mg 1.19mg Chocolate
Copper 1.028mg 1.33mg Black pepper
Vitamin A 50IU 547IU Black pepper
Vitamin E 0.54mg 1.04mg Black pepper
Vitamin D IU 0IU Black pepper
Vitamin D µg 0µg Black pepper
Vitamin C mg 0mg Black pepper
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.108mg Black pepper
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.18mg Black pepper
Vitamin B3 0.725mg 1.143mg Black pepper
Vitamin B5 0.297mg 1.399mg Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.291mg Black pepper
Folate µg 17µg Black pepper
Vitamin B12 0.23µg 0µg Chocolate
Vitamin K 8.1µg 163.7µg Black pepper
Tryptophan mg 0.058mg Black pepper
Threonine mg 0.244mg Black pepper
Isoleucine mg 0.366mg Black pepper
Leucine mg 1.014mg Black pepper
Lysine mg 0.244mg Black pepper
Methionine mg 0.096mg Black pepper
Phenylalanine mg 0.446mg Black pepper
Valine mg 0.547mg Black pepper
Histidine mg 0.159mg Black pepper
Cholesterol 8mg 0mg Black pepper
Trans Fat 0.112g 0g Black pepper
Saturated Fat 18.519g 1.392g Black pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54g 0.739g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092g 0.998g Chocolate

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chocolate Black pepper
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
10
Chocolate
60
Black pepper
Mineral Summary Score
120
Chocolate
160
Black pepper

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
29%
Chocolate
62%
Black pepper
Carbohydrates
61%
Chocolate
64%
Black pepper
Fats
144%
Chocolate
15%
Black pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 47.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black pepper
Black pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.127g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Black pepper
Black pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
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

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 - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/nutrients
  2. Black pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170931/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.