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Chocolate vs Hazelnut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chocolate and Hazelnut

  • Chocolate has more Iron, however Hazelnut is richer in Manganese, Vitamin E , Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, and Fiber.
  • Hazelnut's daily need coverage for Manganese is 207% more.
  • Chocolate contains 4 times more Saturated Fat than Hazelnut. Chocolate contains 18.519g of Saturated Fat, while Hazelnut contains 4.464g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids and Nuts, hazelnuts or filberts.

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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
Contains more Iron +70.6%
Contains more Calcium +103.6%
Contains more Magnesium +11.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.8%
Contains more Potassium +21.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +21.9%
Contains more Copper +67.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 35% 177% 117% 125% 60% 0% 67% 575%
Contains more Iron +70.6%
Contains more Calcium +103.6%
Contains more Magnesium +11.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.8%
Contains more Potassium +21.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +21.9%
Contains more Copper +67.8%

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 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2683.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2472%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +126%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +209.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1240.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +75.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 21%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 301% 0% 21% 161% 27% 34% 56% 130% 85% 0% 36%
Contains more Vitamin A +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2683.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2472%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +126%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +209.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1240.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +75.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate Hazelnut Opinion
Net carbs 54.17g 7g Chocolate
Protein 4.88g 14.95g Hazelnut
Fats 31.28g 60.75g Hazelnut
Carbs 61.17g 16.7g Chocolate
Calories 546kcal 628kcal Hazelnut
Starch g 0.48g Hazelnut
Fructose 0g 0.07g Hazelnut
Sugar 47.9g 4.34g Hazelnut
Fiber 7g 9.7g Hazelnut
Calcium 56mg 114mg Hazelnut
Iron 8.02mg 4.7mg Chocolate
Magnesium 146mg 163mg Hazelnut
Phosphorus 206mg 290mg Hazelnut
Potassium 559mg 680mg Hazelnut
Sodium 24mg 0mg Hazelnut
Zinc 2.01mg 2.45mg Hazelnut
Copper 1.028mg 1.725mg Hazelnut
Vitamin A 50IU 20IU Chocolate
Vitamin E 0.54mg 15.03mg Hazelnut
Vitamin D IU 0IU Hazelnut
Vitamin D µg 0µg Hazelnut
Vitamin C mg 6.3mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.643mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.113mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B3 0.725mg 1.8mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B5 0.297mg 0.918mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.563mg Hazelnut
Folate µg 113µg Hazelnut
Vitamin B12 0.23µg 0µg Chocolate
Vitamin K 8.1µg 14.2µg Hazelnut
Tryptophan mg 0.193mg Hazelnut
Threonine mg 0.497mg Hazelnut
Isoleucine mg 0.545mg Hazelnut
Leucine mg 1.063mg Hazelnut
Lysine mg 0.42mg Hazelnut
Methionine mg 0.221mg Hazelnut
Phenylalanine mg 0.663mg Hazelnut
Valine mg 0.701mg Hazelnut
Histidine mg 0.432mg Hazelnut
Cholesterol 8mg 0mg Hazelnut
Trans Fat 0.112g g Hazelnut
Saturated Fat 18.519g 4.464g Hazelnut
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54g 45.652g Hazelnut
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092g 7.92g Hazelnut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chocolate Hazelnut
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
71
Hazelnut
Mineral Summary Score
120
Chocolate
144
Hazelnut

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
90%
Hazelnut
Carbohydrates
61%
Chocolate
17%
Hazelnut
Fats
144%
Chocolate
280%
Hazelnut

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is lower in Sugar (difference - 43.56g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.055g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate is cheaper (difference - $1.2)

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. Hazelnut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170581/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.