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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 23% 23% 24% 10% 5% 12% 45%
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%

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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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 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 1% 56% 0% 1% 4% 35% 9% 4% 5% 4% 2% 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%

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 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
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g 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
Vitamin A 50IU 1IU Chocolate
Vitamin E 0.54mg 2.77mg Nougat
Vitamin D IU 0IU Nougat
Vitamin D µg 0µg Nougat
Vitamin C mg 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 µg 5µg Nougat
Vitamin B12 0.23µg 0.01µg Chocolate
Vitamin K 8.1µg 0µg Chocolate
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 8mg 0mg Nougat
Trans Fat 0.112g g Nougat
Saturated Fat 18.519g 1.667g Nougat
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54g 0g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092g 0g Chocolate

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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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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
10
Nougat
Mineral Summary Score
120
Chocolate
18
Nougat

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
20%
Nougat
Carbohydrates
61%
Chocolate
92%
Nougat
Fats
144%
Chocolate
8%
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

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. 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.