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Chocolate vs Macaroon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chocolate and Macaroon

  • Chocolate has more Iron, Copper, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, and Fiber, while Macaroon has more Vitamin B12.
  • Chocolate's daily need coverage for Iron is 90% higher.
  • Macaroon contains 5 times less Magnesium than Chocolate. Chocolate contains 146mg of Magnesium, while Macaroon contains 29mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Chocolate is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids and Cookies, coconut macaroon.

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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
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Contains more Iron +878%
Contains more Calcium +1020%
Contains more Potassium +354.5%
Contains more Magnesium +403.4%
Contains more Copper +282.2%
Contains more Zinc +175.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +202.9%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 301% 17% 50% 105% 343% 55% 89% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 2% 11% 21% 90% 20% 30% 32%
Contains more Iron +878%
Contains more Calcium +1020%
Contains more Potassium +354.5%
Contains more Magnesium +403.4%
Contains more Copper +282.2%
Contains more Zinc +175.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +202.9%
Contains less Sodium -90%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +184.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +229.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +636.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +128.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 11% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 29% 21% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 4% 0% 5% 14% 5% 0% 23% 0% 3% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +184.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +229.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +636.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +128.6%

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
4
Macaroon
Mineral Summary Score
120
Chocolate
29
Macaroon

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
18%
Macaroon
Carbohydrates
61%
Chocolate
61%
Macaroon
Fats
144%
Chocolate
104%
Macaroon

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

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.74g)
Which food is cheaper?
Macaroon
Macaroon is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 217mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.58g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate Macaroon Opinion
Calories 546 460 Chocolate
Protein 4.88 3.02 Chocolate
Fats 31.28 22.55 Chocolate
Vitamin C 0 Macaroon
Carbs 61.17 61.22 Macaroon
Cholesterol 8 0 Macaroon
Vitamin D 0 Macaroon
Iron 8.02 0.82 Chocolate
Calcium 56 5 Chocolate
Potassium 559 123 Chocolate
Magnesium 146 29 Chocolate
Sugar 47.9 45.16 Macaroon
Fiber 7 5.1 Chocolate
Copper 1.028 0.269 Chocolate
Zinc 2.01 0.73 Chocolate
Starch
Phosphorus 206 68 Chocolate
Sodium 24 241 Chocolate
Vitamin A 50 0 Chocolate
Vitamin E 0.54 0.19 Chocolate
Vitamin D 0 Macaroon
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.02 Chocolate
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.06 Macaroon
Vitamin B3 0.725 0.22 Chocolate
Vitamin B5 0.297 Chocolate
Vitamin B6 0.042 0.096 Macaroon
Vitamin B12 0.23 0 Chocolate
Vitamin K 8.1 1.1 Chocolate
Folate 3 Macaroon
Trans Fat 0.112 Macaroon
Saturated Fat 18.519 20.099 Chocolate
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54 1.61 Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092 0.81 Chocolate
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 0 Chocolate

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. Macaroon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171847/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.