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Cocoa solids vs Sesame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cocoa solids and Sesame different?

  • Cocoa solids are richer in Fiber, Manganese, Magnesium, and Potassium, while Sesame is higher in Calcium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Copper, and Folate.
  • Cocoa solids covers your daily need of Fiber 101% more than Sesame.
  • Cocoa solids contain 3 times more Potassium than Sesame. Cocoa solids contain 1524mg of Potassium, while Sesame contains 468mg.

Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened and Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Potassium +225.6%
Contains more Magnesium +42.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +661.7%
Contains more Zinc +13.8%
Contains less Sodium -47.6%
Equal in Iron - 14.55
Equal in Copper - 4.082
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 520% 39% 135% 357% 1263% 186% 315% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 546% 293% 42% 251% 1361% 212% 270% 2%
Contains more Potassium +225.6%
Contains more Magnesium +42.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +661.7%
Contains more Zinc +13.8%
Contains less Sodium -47.6%
Equal in Iron - 14.55
Equal in Copper - 4.082

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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Sesame
Contains more Vitamin B5 +408%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +914.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +106.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +569.5%
Contains more Folate +203.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.247
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 0% 1% 5% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 0% 0% 73%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +408%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +914.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +106.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +569.5%
Contains more Folate +203.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.247

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
50
Sesame
Mineral Summary Score
352
Cocoa solids
372
Sesame

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
106%
Sesame
Carbohydrates
58%
Cocoa solids
23%
Sesame
Fats
63%
Cocoa solids
229%
Sesame

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 Sesame
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Cocoa solids Sesame
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?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.45g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.113g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is cheaper?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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 Sesame Opinion
Calories 228 573 Sesame
Protein 19.6 17.73 Cocoa solids
Fats 13.7 49.67 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 57.9 23.45 Cocoa solids
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 13.86 14.55 Sesame
Calcium 128 975 Sesame
Potassium 1524 468 Cocoa solids
Magnesium 499 351 Cocoa solids
Sugar 1.75 0.3 Sesame
Fiber 37 11.8 Cocoa solids
Copper 3.788 4.082 Sesame
Zinc 6.81 7.75 Sesame
Starch
Phosphorus 734 629 Cocoa solids
Sodium 21 11 Sesame
Vitamin A 0 9 Sesame
Vitamin E 0.1 0.25 Sesame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.791 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.241 0.247 Sesame
Vitamin B3 2.185 4.515 Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.254 0.05 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B6 0.118 0.79 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.5 0 Cocoa solids
Folate 32 97 Sesame
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 8.07 6.957 Sesame
Monounsaturated Fat 4.57 18.759 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44 21.773 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.293 0.388 Sesame
Threonine 0.776 0.736 Cocoa solids
Isoleucine 0.76 0.763 Sesame
Leucine 1.189 1.358 Sesame
Lysine 0.983 0.569 Cocoa solids
Methionine 0.202 0.586 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.941 0.94 Cocoa solids
Valine 1.177 0.99 Cocoa solids
Histidine 0.339 0.522 Sesame
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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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.