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Chocolate vs. Pectin — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chocolate and Pectin

  • Chocolate has more Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, and Vitamin B12 than Pectin.
  • Chocolate's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 92% more.
  • Pectin contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids and Pectin, unsweetened, 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.
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Pectin
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains more Iron +195.9%
Contains more Magnesium +14500%
Contains more Phosphorus +10200%
Contains more Potassium +7885.7%
Contains less Sodium -88%
Contains more Zinc +327.7%
Contains more Copper +144.8%
Contains more Manganese +1927.1%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
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 3% 102% 1% 1% 1% 27% 13% 140% 10% 0%
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains more Iron +195.9%
Contains more Magnesium +14500%
Contains more Phosphorus +10200%
Contains more Potassium +7885.7%
Contains less Sodium -88%
Contains more Zinc +327.7%
Contains more Copper +144.8%
Contains more Manganese +1927.1%
Contains more Selenium +∞%

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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Pectin
Contains more Vitamin A +1566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +320%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
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 1% 0% 0% 0% 2% 14% 1% 7% 3% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +320%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +1526.7%
Contains more Fats +10326.7%
Contains more Other +466.7%
Contains more Carbs +47.8%
Contains more Water +796.9%
5% 31% 61% 2%
Protein: 4.88 g
Fats: 31.28 g
Carbs: 61.17 g
Water: 0.97 g
Other: 1.7 g
90% 9%
Protein: 0.3 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 90.4 g
Water: 8.7 g
Other: 0.3 g
Contains more Protein +1526.7%
Contains more Fats +10326.7%
Contains more Other +466.7%
Contains more Carbs +47.8%
Contains more Water +796.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +95300%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1113.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.7%
64% 33% 4%
Saturated Fat: 18.519 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.54 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.092 g
33% 7% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.05 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.09 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +95300%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1113.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate Pectin Opinion
Net carbs 54.17g 81.8g Pectin
Protein 4.88g 0.3g Chocolate
Fats 31.28g 0.3g Chocolate
Carbs 61.17g 90.4g Pectin
Calories 546kcal 325kcal Chocolate
Sugar 47.9g Pectin
Fiber 7g 8.6g Pectin
Calcium 56mg 7mg Chocolate
Iron 8.02mg 2.71mg Chocolate
Magnesium 146mg 1mg Chocolate
Phosphorus 206mg 2mg Chocolate
Potassium 559mg 7mg Chocolate
Sodium 24mg 200mg Chocolate
Zinc 2.01mg 0.47mg Chocolate
Copper 1.028mg 0.42mg Chocolate
Manganese 1.419mg 0.07mg Chocolate
Selenium 3µg 0µg Chocolate
Vitamin A 50IU 3IU Chocolate
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 0µg Chocolate
Vitamin E 0.54mg Chocolate
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.008mg Chocolate
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.06mg Pectin
Vitamin B3 0.725mg 0.005mg Chocolate
Vitamin B5 0.297mg 0.11mg Chocolate
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.01mg Chocolate
Folate 1µg Pectin
Vitamin B12 0.23µg 0µg Chocolate
Vitamin K 8.1µg Chocolate
Cholesterol 8mg 0mg Pectin
Trans Fat 0.112g Pectin
Saturated Fat 18.519g 0.05g Pectin
Omega-3 - EPA 0.001g 0g Chocolate
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54g 0.01g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092g 0.09g 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 Pectin
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
2%
Pectin
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
116%
Chocolate
29%
Pectin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in Sugar (difference - 47.9g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.469g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pectin
Pectin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Pectin
Pectin is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 176mg)
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. Pectin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168821/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.