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Cocoa solids vs Seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cocoa solids and Seed

  • Cocoa solids have more Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, and Potassium, while Seed have more Selenium, Calcium, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B3.
  • Cocoa solids' daily need coverage for Copper is 318% higher.
  • Seed contains 4 times less Potassium than Cocoa solids. Cocoa solids contain 1524mg of Potassium, while Seed contains 407mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Seed is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened and Seeds, chia seeds, 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 more Iron +79.5%
Contains more Magnesium +49%
Contains more Potassium +274.4%
Contains more Zinc +48.7%
Contains more Copper +310%
Contains more Calcium +393%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.2%
Contains less Sodium -23.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 520% 357% 315% 135% 3% 186% 1263%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308%
Contains more Iron +79.5%
Contains more Magnesium +49%
Contains more Potassium +274.4%
Contains more Zinc +48.7%
Contains more Copper +310%
Contains more Calcium +393%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.2%
Contains less Sodium -23.8%

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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Seed
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +694.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +304.1%
Contains more Folate +53.1%
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 4% 10% 0% 6% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 37% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +694.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +304.1%
Contains more Folate +53.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cocoa solids Seed Opinion
Net carbs 20.9g 7.72g Cocoa solids
Protein 19.6g 16.54g Cocoa solids
Fats 13.7g 30.74g Seed
Carbs 57.9g 42.12g Cocoa solids
Calories 228kcal 486kcal Seed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.75g g Seed
Fiber 37g 34.4g Cocoa solids
Calcium 128mg 631mg Seed
Iron 13.86mg 7.72mg Cocoa solids
Magnesium 499mg 335mg Cocoa solids
Phosphorus 734mg 860mg Seed
Potassium 1524mg 407mg Cocoa solids
Sodium 21mg 16mg Seed
Zinc 6.81mg 4.58mg Cocoa solids
Copper 3.788mg 0.924mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin A 0IU 54IU Seed
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.5mg Seed
Vitamin D 0IU IU Cocoa solids
Vitamin D 0µg µg Cocoa solids
Vitamin C 0mg 1.6mg Seed
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.62mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.241mg 0.17mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B3 2.185mg 8.83mg Seed
Vitamin B5 0.254mg mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B6 0.118mg mg Cocoa solids
Folate 32µg 49µg Seed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.5µg µg Cocoa solids
Tryptophan 0.293mg 0.436mg Seed
Threonine 0.776mg 0.709mg Cocoa solids
Isoleucine 0.76mg 0.801mg Seed
Leucine 1.189mg 1.371mg Seed
Lysine 0.983mg 0.97mg Cocoa solids
Methionine 0.202mg 0.588mg Seed
Phenylalanine 0.941mg 1.016mg Seed
Valine 1.177mg 0.95mg Cocoa solids
Histidine 0.339mg 0.531mg Seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0.14g Cocoa solids
Saturated Fat 8.07g 3.33g Seed
Monounsaturated Fat 4.57g 2.309g Cocoa solids
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44g 23.665g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cocoa solids Seed
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
35
Seed
Mineral Summary Score
352
Cocoa solids
195
Seed

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
99%
Seed
Carbohydrates
58%
Cocoa solids
42%
Seed
Fats
63%
Cocoa solids
142%
Seed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seed
Seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.75g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Seed
Seed contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Seed
Seed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.74g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seed
Seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is relatively richer in minerals
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

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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.