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Chocolate vs Tarragon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chocolate and Tarragon

  • Chocolate has more Copper, while Tarragon has more Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Potassium, Vitamin B3, and Magnesium.
  • Tarragon covers your daily need of Iron 304% more than Chocolate.
  • Chocolate contains 10 times more Saturated Fat than Tarragon. While Chocolate contains 18.519g of Saturated Fat, Tarragon contains only 1.881g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids and Spices, tarragon, dried.

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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 less Sodium -61.3%
Contains more Copper +51.8%
Contains more Calcium +1933.9%
Contains more Iron +302.7%
Contains more Magnesium +137.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.9%
Contains more Potassium +440.3%
Contains more Zinc +94%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Contains less Sodium -61.3%
Contains more Copper +51.8%
Contains more Calcium +1933.9%
Contains more Iron +302.7%
Contains more Magnesium +137.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.9%
Contains more Potassium +440.3%
Contains more Zinc +94%

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 B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +8300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +904%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2578%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1134.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5638.1%
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 252% 0% 0% 167% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 206% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +8300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +904%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2578%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1134.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5638.1%

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 Tarragon
Lower in Sugar 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 Sodium ok
Lower in price ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate Tarragon Opinion
Net carbs 54.17g 42.82g Chocolate
Protein 4.88g 22.77g Tarragon
Fats 31.28g 7.24g Chocolate
Carbs 61.17g 50.22g Chocolate
Calories 546kcal 295kcal Chocolate
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Chocolate
Sugar 47.9g g Tarragon
Fiber 7g 7.4g Tarragon
Calcium 56mg 1139mg Tarragon
Iron 8.02mg 32.3mg Tarragon
Magnesium 146mg 347mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 206mg 313mg Tarragon
Potassium 559mg 3020mg Tarragon
Sodium 24mg 62mg Chocolate
Zinc 2.01mg 3.9mg Tarragon
Copper 1.028mg 0.677mg Chocolate
Vitamin A 50IU 4200IU Tarragon
Vitamin E 0.54mg mg Chocolate
Vitamin D IU 0IU Tarragon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Tarragon
Vitamin C mg 50mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.251mg Tarragon
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 1.339mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 0.725mg 8.95mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 0.297mg mg Chocolate
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 2.41mg Tarragon
Folate µg 274µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0.23µg 0µg Chocolate
Vitamin K 8.1µg µg Chocolate
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 8mg 0mg Tarragon
Trans Fat 0.112g 0g Tarragon
Saturated Fat 18.519g 1.881g Tarragon
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54g 0.474g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092g 3.698g Tarragon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chocolate Tarragon
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
143
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
120
Chocolate
318
Tarragon

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
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
61%
Chocolate
50%
Tarragon
Fats
144%
Chocolate
33%
Tarragon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 47.9g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.638g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate is cheaper (difference - $4)

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. Tarragon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170937/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.