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Cocoa solids vs Custard - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Cocoa solids and Custard

  • Cocoa solids have more Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Potassium, however Custard is higher in Fiber, and Vitamin B12.
  • Cocoa solids covers your daily Copper needs 418% more than Custard.
  • Custard contains 548 times less Manganese than Cocoa solids. Cocoa solids contain 3.837mg of Manganese, while Custard contains 0.007mg.
  • Custard has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened and Egg custards, dry mix, prepared with whole milk.

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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 +3976.5%
Contains more Magnesium +3018.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +464.6%
Contains more Potassium +636.2%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +1235.3%
Contains more Copper +12526.7%
Equal in Calcium - 139
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 520% 357% 315% 135% 3% 186% 1263%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 42% 13% 12% 56% 19% 11% 14% 10%
Contains more Iron +3976.5%
Contains more Magnesium +3018.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +464.6%
Contains more Potassium +636.2%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +1235.3%
Contains more Copper +12526.7%
Equal in Calcium - 139

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 E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1555.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84.4%
Contains more Folate +255.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1150%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +175.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.22
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 0% 20% 56% 41% 16% 28% 24% 0% 7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 11% 2% 36% 1% 16% 51% 3% 42% 15% 7% 65% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1555.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84.4%
Contains more Folate +255.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1150%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +175.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.22

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.
Cocoa solids Custard
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cocoa solids Custard Opinion
Net carbs 20.9g 17.6g Cocoa solids
Protein 19.6g 3.99g Cocoa solids
Fats 13.7g 4g Cocoa solids
Carbs 57.9g 17.6g Cocoa solids
Calories 228kcal 122kcal Cocoa solids
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Custard
Sugar 1.75g 4.82g Cocoa solids
Fiber 37g 0g Cocoa solids
Calcium 128mg 139mg Custard
Iron 13.86mg 0.34mg Cocoa solids
Magnesium 499mg 16mg Cocoa solids
Phosphorus 734mg 130mg Cocoa solids
Potassium 1524mg 207mg Cocoa solids
Sodium 21mg 84mg Cocoa solids
Zinc 6.81mg 0.51mg Cocoa solids
Copper 3.788mg 0.03mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin A 0IU 182IU Custard
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.06mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin D 0IU 47IU Custard
Vitamin D 0µg 1.2µg Custard
Vitamin C 0mg 0.1mg Custard
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.061mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B2 0.241mg 0.22mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B3 2.185mg 0.132mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B5 0.254mg 0.699mg Custard
Vitamin B6 0.118mg 0.064mg Cocoa solids
Folate 32µg 9µg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.52µg Custard
Vitamin K 2.5µg 0.2µg Cocoa solids
Tryptophan 0.293mg 0.082mg Cocoa solids
Threonine 0.776mg 0.192mg Cocoa solids
Isoleucine 0.76mg 0.207mg Cocoa solids
Leucine 1.189mg 0.337mg Cocoa solids
Lysine 0.983mg 0.214mg Cocoa solids
Methionine 0.202mg 0.091mg Cocoa solids
Phenylalanine 0.941mg 0.173mg Cocoa solids
Valine 1.177mg 0.233mg Cocoa solids
Histidine 0.339mg 0.092mg Cocoa solids
Cholesterol 0mg 51mg Cocoa solids
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 8.07g 2.032g Custard
Monounsaturated Fat 4.57g 1.127g Cocoa solids
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44g 0.312g Cocoa solids

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cocoa solids Custard
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
16
Cocoa solids
20
Custard
Mineral Summary Score
352
Cocoa solids
22
Custard

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
118%
Cocoa solids
24%
Custard
Carbohydrates
58%
Cocoa solids
18%
Custard
Fats
63%
Cocoa solids
18%
Custard

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Custard
Custard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.038g)
Which food is cheaper?
Custard
Custard is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.07g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids contains less Sodium (difference - 63mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 51mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids 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

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. Cocoa solids - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169593/nutrients
  2. Custard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168773/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.