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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 Magnesium +42.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +225.6%
Contains more Calcium +661.7%
Contains less Sodium -47.6%
Contains more Zinc +13.8%
Equal in Iron - 14.55
Equal in Copper - 4.082
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 520% 357% 315% 135% 3% 186% 1263%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Contains more Magnesium +42.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +225.6%
Contains more Calcium +661.7%
Contains less Sodium -47.6%
Contains more Zinc +13.8%
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 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 1% 5% 0% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 73% 0% 0%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cocoa solids Sesame Opinion
Net carbs 20.9g 11.65g Cocoa solids
Protein 19.6g 17.73g Cocoa solids
Fats 13.7g 49.67g Sesame
Carbs 57.9g 23.45g Cocoa solids
Calories 228kcal 573kcal Sesame
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.75g 0.3g Sesame
Fiber 37g 11.8g Cocoa solids
Calcium 128mg 975mg Sesame
Iron 13.86mg 14.55mg Sesame
Magnesium 499mg 351mg Cocoa solids
Phosphorus 734mg 629mg Cocoa solids
Potassium 1524mg 468mg Cocoa solids
Sodium 21mg 11mg Sesame
Zinc 6.81mg 7.75mg Sesame
Copper 3.788mg 4.082mg Sesame
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Sesame
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.25mg Sesame
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.791mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.241mg 0.247mg Sesame
Vitamin B3 2.185mg 4.515mg Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.254mg 0.05mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B6 0.118mg 0.79mg Sesame
Folate 32µg 97µg Sesame
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.5µg 0µg Cocoa solids
Tryptophan 0.293mg 0.388mg Sesame
Threonine 0.776mg 0.736mg Cocoa solids
Isoleucine 0.76mg 0.763mg Sesame
Leucine 1.189mg 1.358mg Sesame
Lysine 0.983mg 0.569mg Cocoa solids
Methionine 0.202mg 0.586mg Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.941mg 0.94mg Cocoa solids
Valine 1.177mg 0.99mg Cocoa solids
Histidine 0.339mg 0.522mg Sesame
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 8.07g 6.957g Sesame
Monounsaturated Fat 4.57g 18.759g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44g 21.773g Sesame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cocoa solids Sesame
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
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

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.

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.