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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
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3
Seed
Contains more Iron +79.5%
Contains more Potassium +274.4%
Contains more Magnesium +49%
Contains more Copper +310%
Contains more Zinc +48.7%
Contains more Calcium +393%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.2%
Contains less Sodium -23.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 520% 39% 135% 357% 1263% 186% 315% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 290% 190% 36% 240% 308% 125% 369% 3%
Contains more Iron +79.5%
Contains more Potassium +274.4%
Contains more Magnesium +49%
Contains more Copper +310%
Contains more Zinc +48.7%
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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6
Seed
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +694.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +304.1%
Contains more Folate +53.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 2% 0% 20% 56% 41% 16% 28% 0% 7% 24%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 6% 4% 10% 0% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 0% 0% 37%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +694.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +304.1%
Contains more Folate +53.1%

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 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

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Cocoa solids Seed
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.