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Chocolate vs. Chocolate pudding — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chocolate and Chocolate pudding

  • Chocolate has more Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Fiber, Zinc, and Potassium, however, Chocolate pudding is higher in Vitamin B2.
  • Chocolate covers your daily Copper needs 107% more than Chocolate pudding.
  • Chocolate pudding contains 23 times less Manganese than Chocolate. Chocolate contains 1.419mg of Manganese, while Chocolate pudding contains 0.062mg.
  • Chocolate pudding has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids and Puddings, chocolate, dry mix, instant, prepared with 2% milk.

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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 Iron +1905%
Contains more Magnesium +668.4%
Contains more Potassium +232.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.5%
Contains more Zinc +367.4%
Contains more Copper +1411.8%
Contains more Manganese +2188.7%
Contains more Selenium +30.4%
Contains more Calcium +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.5%
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 32% 15% 14% 102% 15% 38% 12% 23% 9% 13%
Contains more Iron +1905%
Contains more Magnesium +668.4%
Contains more Potassium +232.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.5%
Contains more Zinc +367.4%
Contains more Copper +1411.8%
Contains more Manganese +2188.7%
Contains more Selenium +30.4%
Contains more Calcium +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.5%

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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Contains more Vitamin B3 +571.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +240%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +194%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +34.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.274
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.038
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 11% 0% 24% 3% 9% 34% 3% 17% 9% 4% 39% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +571.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +240%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +194%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +34.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.274
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.038

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +54.9%
Contains more Fats +1529.2%
Contains more Carbs +223.8%
Contains more Other +17.2%
Contains more Water +7589.7%
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% 19% 75%
Protein: 3.15 g
Fats: 1.92 g
Carbs: 18.89 g
Water: 74.59 g
Other: 1.45 g
Contains more Protein +54.9%
Contains more Fats +1529.2%
Contains more Carbs +223.8%
Contains more Other +17.2%
Contains more Water +7589.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1600.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +727.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.3%
64% 33% 4%
Saturated Fat: 18.519 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.54 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.092 g
61% 32% 8%
Saturated Fat: 1.064 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.561 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.132 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1600.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +727.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chocolate Chocolate pudding
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 Chocolate pudding Opinion
Net carbs 54.17g 18.49g Chocolate
Protein 4.88g 3.15g Chocolate
Fats 31.28g 1.92g Chocolate
Carbs 61.17g 18.89g Chocolate
Calories 546kcal 105kcal Chocolate
Sugar 47.9g Chocolate pudding
Fiber 7g 0.4g Chocolate
Calcium 56mg 104mg Chocolate pudding
Iron 8.02mg 0.4mg Chocolate
Magnesium 146mg 19mg Chocolate
Phosphorus 206mg 238mg Chocolate pudding
Potassium 559mg 168mg Chocolate
Sodium 24mg 284mg Chocolate
Zinc 2.01mg 0.43mg Chocolate
Copper 1.028mg 0.068mg Chocolate
Manganese 1.419mg 0.062mg Chocolate
Selenium 3µg 2.3µg Chocolate
Vitamin A 50IU 170IU Chocolate pudding
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 46µg Chocolate pudding
Vitamin E 0.54mg Chocolate
Vitamin D 33IU Chocolate pudding
Vitamin D 0.8µg Chocolate pudding
Vitamin C 0.8mg Chocolate pudding
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.034mg Chocolate pudding
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.147mg Chocolate pudding
Vitamin B3 0.725mg 0.108mg Chocolate
Vitamin B5 0.297mg 0.274mg Chocolate
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.038mg Chocolate
Folate 5µg Chocolate pudding
Vitamin B12 0.23µg 0.31µg Chocolate pudding
Vitamin K 8.1µg Chocolate
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 8mg 6mg Chocolate pudding
Trans Fat 0.112g Chocolate pudding
Saturated Fat 18.519g 1.064g Chocolate pudding
Omega-3 - EPA 0.001g 0g Chocolate
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54g 0.561g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092g 0.132g Chocolate
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.001g 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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is better in case of low diet
Chocolate Chocolate pudding
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
11%
Chocolate pudding
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
116%
Chocolate
27%
Chocolate pudding

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chocolate pudding
Chocolate pudding is lower in Sugar (difference - 47.9g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chocolate pudding
Chocolate pudding is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chocolate pudding
Chocolate pudding is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.455g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate pudding
Chocolate pudding is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 260mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
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. Chocolate pudding - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167998/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.