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Chocolate vs. Custard — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chocolate and Custard

  • Chocolate has more Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Fiber, and Zinc, however, Custard is richer in Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B12.
  • Chocolate's daily need coverage for Copper is 111% more.
  • Custard contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids and Egg custards, dry mix, prepared with whole 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 +2258.8%
Contains more Magnesium +812.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.5%
Contains more Potassium +170%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +294.1%
Contains more Copper +3326.7%
Contains more Manganese +20171.4%
Contains more Calcium +148.2%
Contains more Selenium +100%
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 42% 13% 12% 56% 19% 11% 14% 10% 1% 33%
Contains more Iron +2258.8%
Contains more Magnesium +812.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.5%
Contains more Potassium +170%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +294.1%
Contains more Copper +3326.7%
Contains more Manganese +20171.4%
Contains more Calcium +148.2%
Contains more Selenium +100%

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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Custard
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +449.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +3950%
Contains more Vitamin A +264%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +340%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +135.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +126.1%
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% 2% 36% 1% 16% 51% 3% 42% 15% 7% 65% 7% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +449.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +3950%
Contains more Vitamin A +264%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +340%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +135.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +126.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +22.3%
Contains more Fats +682%
Contains more Carbs +247.6%
Contains more Other +77.1%
Contains more Water +7472.2%
5% 31% 61% 2%
Protein: 4.88 g
Fats: 31.28 g
Carbs: 61.17 g
Water: 0.97 g
Other: 1.7 g
4% 4% 18% 73%
Protein: 3.99 g
Fats: 4 g
Carbs: 17.6 g
Water: 73.45 g
Other: 0.96 g
Contains more Protein +22.3%
Contains more Fats +682%
Contains more Carbs +247.6%
Contains more Other +77.1%
Contains more Water +7472.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +746.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +250%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89%
64% 33% 4%
Saturated Fat: 18.519 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.54 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.092 g
59% 32% 9%
Saturated Fat: 2.032 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.127 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.312 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +746.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +250%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Lactose +180.6%
97% 3%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 46.25 g
Glucose: 0 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 1.65 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
100%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 0 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 4.63 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Lactose +180.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate Custard Opinion
Net carbs 54.17g 17.6g Chocolate
Protein 4.88g 3.99g Chocolate
Fats 31.28g 4g Chocolate
Carbs 61.17g 17.6g Chocolate
Calories 546kcal 122kcal Chocolate
Sugar 47.9g 4.82g Custard
Fiber 7g 0g Chocolate
Calcium 56mg 139mg Custard
Iron 8.02mg 0.34mg Chocolate
Magnesium 146mg 16mg Chocolate
Phosphorus 206mg 130mg Chocolate
Potassium 559mg 207mg Chocolate
Sodium 24mg 84mg Chocolate
Zinc 2.01mg 0.51mg Chocolate
Copper 1.028mg 0.03mg Chocolate
Manganese 1.419mg 0.007mg Chocolate
Selenium 3µg 6µg Custard
Vitamin A 50IU 182IU Custard
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 52µg Custard
Vitamin E 0.54mg 0.06mg Chocolate
Vitamin D 47IU Custard
Vitamin D 1.2µg Custard
Vitamin C 0.1mg Custard
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.061mg Custard
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.22mg Custard
Vitamin B3 0.725mg 0.132mg Chocolate
Vitamin B5 0.297mg 0.699mg Custard
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.064mg Custard
Folate 9µg Custard
Vitamin B12 0.23µg 0.52µg Custard
Choline 11.8mg Custard
Vitamin K 8.1µg 0.2µg Chocolate
Tryptophan 0.082mg Custard
Threonine 0.192mg Custard
Isoleucine 0.207mg Custard
Leucine 0.337mg Custard
Lysine 0.214mg Custard
Methionine 0.091mg Custard
Phenylalanine 0.173mg Custard
Valine 0.233mg Custard
Histidine 0.092mg Custard
Cholesterol 8mg 51mg Chocolate
Trans Fat 0.112g Custard
Saturated Fat 18.519g 2.032g Custard
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.003g Custard
Omega-3 - EPA 0.001g 0g Chocolate
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54g 1.127g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092g 0.312g 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 Custard
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
19%
Custard
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
116%
Chocolate
21%
Custard

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Custard
Custard is lower in Sugar (difference - 43.08g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Custard
Custard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.487g)
Which food is cheaper?
Custard
Custard is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Custard
Custard is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 60mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 43mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chocolate
Chocolate is relatively richer in minerals

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. Custard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168773/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.