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Chocolate vs. Fruit preserves — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chocolate and Fruit preserves different?

  • Chocolate has more Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Fiber, Zinc, Potassium, and Vitamin B12 than Fruit preserves.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Chocolate is 103% higher.
  • Fruit preserves have less Saturated Fat.

Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids and Jams and preserves are the varieties 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +180%
Contains more Iron +1536.7%
Contains more Magnesium +3550%
Contains more Phosphorus +984.2%
Contains more Potassium +626%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Zinc +3250%
Contains more Copper +928%
Contains more Manganese +3447.5%
Contains more Selenium +50%
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 6% 19% 3% 9% 7% 5% 2% 34% 6% 11%
Contains more Calcium +180%
Contains more Iron +1536.7%
Contains more Magnesium +3550%
Contains more Phosphorus +984.2%
Contains more Potassium +626%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Zinc +3250%
Contains more Copper +928%
Contains more Manganese +3447.5%
Contains more Selenium +50%

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 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1913.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1385%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52%
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% 3% 0% 30% 4% 18% 1% 2% 5% 9% 0% 6% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1913.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1385%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +1218.9%
Contains more Fats +44585.7%
Contains more Other +639.1%
Contains more Carbs +12.6%
Contains more Water +3041.2%
5% 31% 61% 2%
Protein: 4.88 g
Fats: 31.28 g
Carbs: 61.17 g
Water: 0.97 g
Other: 1.7 g
69% 30%
Protein: 0.37 g
Fats: 0.07 g
Carbs: 68.86 g
Water: 30.47 g
Other: 0.23 g
Contains more Protein +1218.9%
Contains more Fats +44585.7%
Contains more Other +639.1%
Contains more Carbs +12.6%
Contains more Water +3041.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +25005.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.9%
64% 33% 4%
Saturated Fat: 18.519 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.54 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.092 g
21% 79%
Saturated Fat: 0.01 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.038 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +25005.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chocolate Fruit preserves
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 Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate Fruit preserves Opinion
Net carbs 54.17g 67.76g Fruit preserves
Protein 4.88g 0.37g Chocolate
Fats 31.28g 0.07g Chocolate
Carbs 61.17g 68.86g Fruit preserves
Calories 546kcal 278kcal Chocolate
Sugar 47.9g 48.5g Chocolate
Fiber 7g 1.1g Chocolate
Calcium 56mg 20mg Chocolate
Iron 8.02mg 0.49mg Chocolate
Magnesium 146mg 4mg Chocolate
Phosphorus 206mg 19mg Chocolate
Potassium 559mg 77mg Chocolate
Sodium 24mg 32mg Chocolate
Zinc 2.01mg 0.06mg Chocolate
Copper 1.028mg 0.1mg Chocolate
Manganese 1.419mg 0.04mg Chocolate
Selenium 3µg 2µg Chocolate
Vitamin A 50IU 0IU Chocolate
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 0µg Chocolate
Vitamin E 0.54mg 0.12mg Chocolate
Vitamin C 8.8mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.016mg Chocolate
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.076mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin B3 0.725mg 0.036mg Chocolate
Vitamin B5 0.297mg 0.02mg Chocolate
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.02mg Chocolate
Folate 11µg Fruit preserves
Vitamin B12 0.23µg 0µg Chocolate
Choline 10.2mg Fruit preserves
Vitamin K 8.1µg 0µg Chocolate
Tryptophan 0.008mg Fruit preserves
Threonine 0.023mg Fruit preserves
Isoleucine 0.017mg Fruit preserves
Leucine 0.037mg Fruit preserves
Lysine 0.03mg Fruit preserves
Methionine 0.001mg Fruit preserves
Phenylalanine 0.021mg Fruit preserves
Valine 0.021mg Fruit preserves
Histidine 0.014mg Fruit preserves
Cholesterol 8mg 0mg Fruit preserves
Trans Fat 0.112g Fruit preserves
Saturated Fat 18.519g 0.01g Fruit preserves
Omega-3 - EPA 0.001g 0g Chocolate
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54g 0.038g 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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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chocolate Fruit preserves
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
6%
Fruit preserves
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
116%
Chocolate
10%
Fruit preserves

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fruit preserves
Fruit preserves is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit preserves
Fruit preserves is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.509g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit preserves
Fruit preserves is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
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. Fruit preserves - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169641/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.