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Chocolate vs. Skor bar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chocolate and Skor bar different?

  • Chocolate is higher than Skor bar in Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Fiber, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Potassium.
  • Chocolate covers your daily need of Copper 110% more than Skor bar.
  • Chocolate is lower in Cholesterol.

Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids and Candies, HERSHEY'S SKOR Toffee Bar types were 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 +86.7%
Contains more Iron +1307%
Contains more Magnesium +1360%
Contains more Phosphorus +237.7%
Contains more Potassium +265.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.4%
Contains more Zinc +1082.4%
Contains more Copper +2470%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
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 9% 22% 8% 27% 14% 42% 5% 14% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +86.7%
Contains more Iron +1307%
Contains more Magnesium +1360%
Contains more Phosphorus +237.7%
Contains more Potassium +265.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.4%
Contains more Zinc +1082.4%
Contains more Copper +2470%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +457.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +642.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +308%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.58
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.21
Equal in Vitamin K - 8.6
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 13% 12% 3% 2% 5% 24% 3% 3% 6% 2% 27% 2% 22%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +457.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +642.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +308%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.58
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.21
Equal in Vitamin K - 8.6

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +55.9%
Contains more Other +41.7%
Contains more Water +61.9%
Equal in Fats - 30.37
Equal in Carbs - 63.73
5% 31% 61% 2%
Protein: 4.88 g
Fats: 31.28 g
Carbs: 61.17 g
Water: 0.97 g
Other: 1.7 g
3% 30% 64%
Protein: 3.13 g
Fats: 30.37 g
Carbs: 63.73 g
Water: 1.57 g
Other: 1.2 g
Contains more Protein +55.9%
Contains more Other +41.7%
Contains more Water +61.9%
Equal in Fats - 30.37
Equal in Carbs - 63.73

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Equal in Saturated Fat - 18.78
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 9.714
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 1.191
64% 33% 4%
Saturated Fat: 18.519 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.54 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.092 g
63% 33% 4%
Saturated Fat: 18.78 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.714 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.191 g
Equal in Saturated Fat - 18.78
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 9.714
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 1.191

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate Skor bar Opinion
Net carbs 54.17g 62.43g Skor bar
Protein 4.88g 3.13g Chocolate
Fats 31.28g 30.37g Chocolate
Carbs 61.17g 63.73g Skor bar
Calories 546kcal 541kcal Chocolate
Sugar 47.9g 59.89g Chocolate
Fiber 7g 1.3g Chocolate
Calcium 56mg 30mg Chocolate
Iron 8.02mg 0.57mg Chocolate
Magnesium 146mg 10mg Chocolate
Phosphorus 206mg 61mg Chocolate
Potassium 559mg 153mg Chocolate
Sodium 24mg 317mg Chocolate
Zinc 2.01mg 0.17mg Chocolate
Copper 1.028mg 0.04mg Chocolate
Manganese 1.419mg 0mg Chocolate
Selenium 3µg 0µg Chocolate
Vitamin A 50IU 204IU Skor bar
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 61µg Skor bar
Vitamin E 0.54mg 0.58mg Skor bar
Vitamin D 3IU Skor bar
Vitamin D 0.1µg Skor bar
Vitamin C 0.5mg Skor bar
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.02mg Chocolate
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.1mg Skor bar
Vitamin B3 0.725mg 0.13mg Chocolate
Vitamin B5 0.297mg 0.04mg Chocolate
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.022mg Chocolate
Folate 2µg Skor bar
Vitamin B12 0.23µg 0.21µg Chocolate
Choline 3.1mg Skor bar
Vitamin K 8.1µg 8.6µg Skor bar
Cholesterol 8mg 53mg Chocolate
Trans Fat 0.112g Skor bar
Saturated Fat 18.519g 18.78g Chocolate
Omega-3 - EPA 0.001g 0g Chocolate
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54g 9.714g Skor bar
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092g 1.191g Skor bar
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.001g 0g 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 Skor bar
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
9%
Skor bar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
116%
Chocolate
14%
Skor bar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Skor bar
Skor bar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Skor bar
Skor bar is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Sugar (difference - 11.99g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 293mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.261g)
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. Skor bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168757/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.