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Chocolate vs Soybean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Chocolate and Soybean

  • The amount of Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin K, and Magnesium in Soybean is higher than in Chocolate.
  • Soybean covers your daily Iron needs 96% more than Chocolate.
  • Soybean has 6 times less Saturated Fat than Chocolate. Chocolate has 18.519g of Saturated Fat, while Soybean has 2.884g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids and Soybeans, mature seeds, raw.

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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 +95.8%
Contains more Calcium +394.6%
Contains more Potassium +221.5%
Contains more Magnesium +91.8%
Contains more Copper +61.3%
Contains more Zinc +143.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +241.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 301% 17% 50% 105% 343% 55% 89% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 589% 84% 159% 200% 553% 134% 302% 1%
Contains more Iron +95.8%
Contains more Calcium +394.6%
Contains more Potassium +221.5%
Contains more Magnesium +91.8%
Contains more Copper +61.3%
Contains more Zinc +143.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +241.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%

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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10
Soybean
Contains more Vitamin A +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3396%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1640%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +797.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +480.2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 11% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 29% 21% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 20% 2% 17% 0% 219% 201% 31% 48% 87% 0% 118% 282%
Contains more Vitamin A +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3396%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1640%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +797.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +480.2%

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
85
Soybean
Mineral Summary Score
120
Chocolate
252
Soybean

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
219%
Soybean
Carbohydrates
61%
Chocolate
30%
Soybean
Fats
144%
Chocolate
92%
Soybean

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

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Chocolate Soybean
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in Sugar (difference - 40.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean
Soybean contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.635g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate is cheaper (difference - $1.4)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate Soybean Opinion
Calories 546 446 Chocolate
Protein 4.88 36.49 Soybean
Fats 31.28 19.94 Chocolate
Vitamin C 6 Soybean
Carbs 61.17 30.16 Chocolate
Cholesterol 8 0 Soybean
Vitamin D 0 Soybean
Iron 8.02 15.7 Soybean
Calcium 56 277 Soybean
Potassium 559 1797 Soybean
Magnesium 146 280 Soybean
Sugar 47.9 7.33 Soybean
Fiber 7 9.3 Soybean
Copper 1.028 1.658 Soybean
Zinc 2.01 4.89 Soybean
Starch
Phosphorus 206 704 Soybean
Sodium 24 2 Soybean
Vitamin A 50 22 Chocolate
Vitamin E 0.54 0.85 Soybean
Vitamin D 0 Soybean
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.874 Soybean
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.87 Soybean
Vitamin B3 0.725 1.623 Soybean
Vitamin B5 0.297 0.793 Soybean
Vitamin B6 0.042 0.377 Soybean
Vitamin B12 0.23 0 Chocolate
Vitamin K 8.1 47 Soybean
Folate 375 Soybean
Trans Fat 0.112 0 Soybean
Saturated Fat 18.519 2.884 Soybean
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54 4.404 Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092 11.255 Soybean
Tryptophan 0.591 Soybean
Threonine 1.766 Soybean
Isoleucine 1.971 Soybean
Leucine 3.309 Soybean
Lysine 2.706 Soybean
Methionine 0.547 Soybean
Phenylalanine 2.122 Soybean
Valine 2.029 Soybean
Histidine 1.097 Soybean
Fructose 0 Chocolate

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. Soybean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174270/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.