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Chocolate vs. Gelatin dessert — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chocolate and Gelatin dessert

  • Gelatin dessert contains less Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Fiber, Zinc, Potassium, and Vitamin B12 than Chocolate.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Chocolate is 101% higher.

Food types used in this article are Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids and Gelatin desserts, dry mix.

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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 Calcium +1766.7%
Contains more Iron +6069.2%
Contains more Magnesium +7200%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.1%
Contains more Potassium +7885.7%
Contains less Sodium -94.8%
Contains more Zinc +20000%
Contains more Copper +771.2%
Contains more Manganese +12800%
Contains more Selenium +123.3%
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 1% 5% 2% 61% 1% 61% 1% 40% 2% 37%
Contains more Calcium +1766.7%
Contains more Iron +6069.2%
Contains more Magnesium +7200%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.1%
Contains more Potassium +7885.7%
Contains less Sodium -94.8%
Contains more Zinc +20000%
Contains more Copper +771.2%
Contains more Manganese +12800%
Contains more Selenium +123.3%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7955.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2021.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 10% 1% 1% 1% 3% 0% 2% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7955.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2021.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +142.9%
Contains more Protein +59.8%
Contains more Carbs +47.9%
Equal in Water - 1
5% 31% 61% 2%
Protein: 4.88 g
Fats: 31.28 g
Carbs: 61.17 g
Water: 0.97 g
Other: 1.7 g
8% 91%
Protein: 7.8 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 90.5 g
Water: 1 g
Other: 0.7 g
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +142.9%
Contains more Protein +59.8%
Contains more Carbs +47.9%
Equal in Water - 1

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate Gelatin dessert Opinion
Net carbs 54.17g 90.5g Gelatin dessert
Protein 4.88g 7.8g Gelatin dessert
Fats 31.28g 0g Chocolate
Carbs 61.17g 90.5g Gelatin dessert
Calories 546kcal 381kcal Chocolate
Sugar 47.9g 86.04g Chocolate
Fiber 7g 0g Chocolate
Calcium 56mg 3mg Chocolate
Iron 8.02mg 0.13mg Chocolate
Magnesium 146mg 2mg Chocolate
Phosphorus 206mg 141mg Chocolate
Potassium 559mg 7mg Chocolate
Sodium 24mg 466mg Chocolate
Zinc 2.01mg 0.01mg Chocolate
Copper 1.028mg 0.118mg Chocolate
Manganese 1.419mg 0.011mg Chocolate
Selenium 3µg 6.7µg Gelatin dessert
Vitamin A 50IU 0IU Chocolate
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 0µg Chocolate
Vitamin E 0.54mg 0mg Chocolate
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.003mg Chocolate
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.041mg Chocolate
Vitamin B3 0.725mg 0.009mg Chocolate
Vitamin B5 0.297mg 0.014mg Chocolate
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.001mg Chocolate
Folate 3µg Gelatin dessert
Vitamin B12 0.23µg 0µg Chocolate
Choline 3.5mg Gelatin dessert
Vitamin K 8.1µg 0µg Chocolate
Threonine 0.151mg Gelatin dessert
Isoleucine 0.118mg Gelatin dessert
Leucine 0.251mg Gelatin dessert
Lysine 0.354mg Gelatin dessert
Methionine 0.062mg Gelatin dessert
Phenylalanine 0.177mg Gelatin dessert
Valine 0.213mg Gelatin dessert
Histidine 0.068mg Gelatin dessert
Cholesterol 8mg 0mg Gelatin dessert
Trans Fat 0.112g Gelatin dessert
Saturated Fat 18.519g 0g Gelatin dessert
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 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 Gelatin dessert
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
1%
Gelatin dessert
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
116%
Chocolate
21%
Gelatin dessert

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Gelatin dessert
Gelatin dessert is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gelatin dessert
Gelatin dessert is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.519g)
Which food is cheaper?
Gelatin dessert
Gelatin dessert is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Sugar (difference - 38.14g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 442mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chocolate
Chocolate is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chocolate
Chocolate is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Gelatin dessert - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168775/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.