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Chocolate vs. Nougat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chocolate and Nougat different?

  • Chocolate is richer in Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Fiber, Zinc, and Potassium, while Nougat is higher in Vitamin E .
  • Chocolate covers your daily need of Copper 99% more than Nougat.
  • Chocolate contains 14 times more Iron than Nougat. Chocolate contains 8.02mg of Iron, while Nougat contains 0.59mg.
  • Nougat is lower in Saturated Fat.

Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids and Candies, nougat, with almonds 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.
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Nougat
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Iron +1259.3%
Contains more Magnesium +356.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +274.5%
Contains more Potassium +432.4%
Contains less Sodium -27.3%
Contains more Zinc +378.6%
Contains more Copper +667.2%
Contains more Manganese +366.8%
Contains more Selenium +15.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343% 186% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 23% 23% 24% 10% 5% 12% 45% 40% 15%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Iron +1259.3%
Contains more Magnesium +356.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +274.5%
Contains more Potassium +432.4%
Contains less Sodium -27.3%
Contains more Zinc +378.6%
Contains more Copper +667.2%
Contains more Manganese +366.8%
Contains more Selenium +15.4%

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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Nougat
Contains more Vitamin A +4900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +395%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2200%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +413%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +196%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 0% 21%
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% 56% 0% 1% 4% 35% 9% 4% 5% 4% 2% 3% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +4900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +395%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2200%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +413%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +196%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +46.5%
Contains more Fats +1773.1%
Contains more Other +269.6%
Contains more Carbs +51%
Contains more Water +121.6%
5% 31% 61% 2%
Protein: 4.88 g
Fats: 31.28 g
Carbs: 61.17 g
Water: 0.97 g
Other: 1.7 g
3% 2% 92% 2%
Protein: 3.33 g
Fats: 1.67 g
Carbs: 92.39 g
Water: 2.15 g
Other: 0.46 g
Contains more Protein +46.5%
Contains more Fats +1773.1%
Contains more Other +269.6%
Contains more Carbs +51%
Contains more Water +121.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
Contains less Saturated Fat -91%
64% 33% 4%
Saturated Fat: 18.519 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.54 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.092 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 1.667 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
Contains less Saturated Fat -91%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate Nougat Opinion
Net carbs 54.17g 89.09g Nougat
Protein 4.88g 3.33g Chocolate
Fats 31.28g 1.67g Chocolate
Carbs 61.17g 92.39g Nougat
Calories 546kcal 398kcal Chocolate
Sugar 47.9g 44.97g Nougat
Fiber 7g 3.3g Chocolate
Calcium 56mg 32mg Chocolate
Iron 8.02mg 0.59mg Chocolate
Magnesium 146mg 32mg Chocolate
Phosphorus 206mg 55mg Chocolate
Potassium 559mg 105mg Chocolate
Sodium 24mg 33mg Chocolate
Zinc 2.01mg 0.42mg Chocolate
Copper 1.028mg 0.134mg Chocolate
Manganese 1.419mg 0.304mg Chocolate
Selenium 3µg 2.6µg Chocolate
Vitamin A 50IU 1IU Chocolate
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 0µg Chocolate
Vitamin E 0.54mg 2.77mg Nougat
Vitamin C 0.3mg Nougat
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.013mg Chocolate
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.148mg Nougat
Vitamin B3 0.725mg 0.478mg Chocolate
Vitamin B5 0.297mg 0.06mg Chocolate
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.02mg Chocolate
Folate 5µg Nougat
Vitamin B12 0.23µg 0.01µg Chocolate
Choline 5.1mg Nougat
Vitamin K 8.1µg 0µg Chocolate
Cholesterol 8mg 0mg Nougat
Trans Fat 0.112g Nougat
Saturated Fat 18.519g 1.667g Nougat
Omega-3 - EPA 0.001g 0g Chocolate
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54g 0g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092g 0g Chocolate
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.001g 0g Chocolate
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.947g Chocolate
Omega-3 - ALA 0.085g Chocolate

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chocolate Nougat
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
9%
Chocolate
9%
Nougat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
116%
Chocolate
20%
Nougat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.93g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nougat
Nougat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.852g)
Which food is cheaper?
Nougat
Nougat is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chocolate
Chocolate 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.

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 - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/nutrients
  2. Nougat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169060/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.