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Cocoa bean vs. Agave nectar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cocoa bean and Agave nectar different?

  • Cocoa bean is higher than Agave nectar in Copper, Iron, Manganese, Fiber, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, and Vitamin B2.
  • Cocoa bean covers your daily need of Copper 400% more than Agave nectar.

Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened, processed with alkali and Sweetener, syrup, agave 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 +11000%
Contains more Iron +17144.4%
Contains more Magnesium +47500%
Contains more Phosphorus +72700%
Contains more Potassium +62625%
Contains more Zinc +63600%
Contains more Copper +39977.8%
Contains more Manganese +74640%
Contains more Selenium +676.5%
Contains less Sodium -78.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 34% 582% 340% 312% 222% 3% 174% 1203% 488% 72%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 4% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 10%
Contains more Calcium +11000%
Contains more Iron +17144.4%
Contains more Magnesium +47500%
Contains more Phosphorus +72700%
Contains more Potassium +62625%
Contains more Zinc +63600%
Contains more Copper +39977.8%
Contains more Manganese +74640%
Contains more Selenium +676.5%
Contains less Sodium -78.9%

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 B2 +178.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +248.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +880%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.3%
Contains more Choline +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +837.5%
Equal in Folate - 30
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 0% 28% 107% 45% 16% 28% 24% 0% 7% 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 10% 20% 0% 57% 31% 39% 13% 0% 54% 23% 0% 8% 57%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +178.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +248.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +880%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.3%
Contains more Choline +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +837.5%
Equal in Folate - 30

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +20011.1%
Contains more Fats +2811.1%
Contains more Other +5100%
Contains more Carbs +31%
Contains more Water +749.6%
18% 13% 58% 3% 8%
Protein: 18.1 g
Fats: 13.1 g
Carbs: 58.3 g
Water: 2.7 g
Other: 7.8 g
76% 23%
Protein: 0.09 g
Fats: 0.45 g
Carbs: 76.37 g
Water: 22.94 g
Other: 0.15 g
Contains more Protein +20011.1%
Contains more Fats +2811.1%
Contains more Other +5100%
Contains more Carbs +31%
Contains more Water +749.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cocoa bean Agave nectar Opinion
Net carbs 28.5g 76.17g Agave nectar
Protein 18.1g 0.09g Cocoa bean
Fats 13.1g 0.45g Cocoa bean
Carbs 58.3g 76.37g Agave nectar
Calories 220kcal 310kcal Agave nectar
Fructose 55.6g Agave nectar
Sugar 1.76g 68.03g Cocoa bean
Fiber 29.8g 0.2g Cocoa bean
Calcium 111mg 1mg Cocoa bean
Iron 15.52mg 0.09mg Cocoa bean
Magnesium 476mg 1mg Cocoa bean
Phosphorus 728mg 1mg Cocoa bean
Potassium 2509mg 4mg Cocoa bean
Sodium 19mg 4mg Agave nectar
Zinc 6.37mg 0.01mg Cocoa bean
Copper 3.607mg 0.009mg Cocoa bean
Manganese 3.737mg 0.005mg Cocoa bean
Selenium 13.2µg 1.7µg Cocoa bean
Vitamin A 0IU 156IU Agave nectar
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 8µg Agave nectar
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.98mg Agave nectar
Vitamin C 0mg 17mg Agave nectar
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.122mg Agave nectar
Vitamin B2 0.46mg 0.165mg Cocoa bean
Vitamin B3 2.4mg 0.689mg Cocoa bean
Vitamin B5 0.254mg Cocoa bean
Vitamin B6 0.118mg 0.234mg Agave nectar
Folate 32µg 30µg Cocoa bean
Choline 11.4mg 13.3mg Agave nectar
Vitamin K 2.4µg 22.5µg Agave nectar
Tryptophan 0.271mg Cocoa bean
Threonine 0.716mg Cocoa bean
Isoleucine 0.701mg Cocoa bean
Leucine 1.097mg Cocoa bean
Lysine 0.907mg Cocoa bean
Methionine 0.187mg Cocoa bean
Phenylalanine 0.869mg Cocoa bean
Valine 1.086mg Cocoa bean
Histidine 0.312mg Cocoa bean
Saturated Fat 7.76g 0g Agave nectar
Monounsaturated Fat 4.39g 0g Cocoa bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.42g 0g Cocoa bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cocoa bean Agave nectar
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
20%
Cocoa bean
24%
Agave nectar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
343%
Cocoa bean
2%
Agave nectar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cocoa bean
Cocoa bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 66.27g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cocoa bean
Cocoa bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cocoa bean
Cocoa bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.76g)
Which food is cheaper?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Cocoa bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169594/nutrients
  2. Agave nectar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170277/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.