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Dove milk chocolate vs. Aspartame — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Dove milk chocolate and Aspartame

  • Aspartame contains less Calcium, Iron, and Fiber than Dove milk chocolate.
  • Dove milk chocolate's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 96% higher.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Aspartame is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Candies, MARS SNACKFOOD US, DOVE Milk Chocolate and Sweeteners, tabletop, aspartame, EQUAL, packets.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +2675%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 48% 42% 0% 0% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 2% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 3%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +2675%
Contains less Sodium -100%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 18% 0% 0% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +173.7%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +∞%
Contains more Carbs +49%
Contains more Water +443.5%
6% 32% 60%
Protein: 5.94 g
Fats: 31.72 g
Carbs: 59.78 g
Water: 1.61 g
Other: 0.95 g
2% 89% 9%
Protein: 2.17 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 89.08 g
Water: 8.75 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Protein +173.7%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +∞%
Contains more Carbs +49%
Contains more Water +443.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Dove milk chocolate Aspartame
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dove milk chocolate Aspartame Opinion
Net carbs 57.38g 89.08g Aspartame
Protein 5.94g 2.17g Dove milk chocolate
Fats 31.72g 0g Dove milk chocolate
Carbs 59.78g 89.08g Aspartame
Calories 546kcal 365kcal Dove milk chocolate
Starch 8.36g Aspartame
Sugar 55.45g 80.7g Dove milk chocolate
Fiber 2.4g 0g Dove milk chocolate
Calcium 160mg 0mg Dove milk chocolate
Iron 1.11mg 0.04mg Dove milk chocolate
Potassium 4mg Aspartame
Sodium 63mg 0mg Aspartame
Zinc 0.01mg Aspartame
Selenium 0.5µg Aspartame
Vitamin A 292IU 0IU Dove milk chocolate
Vitamin C 0.8mg 0mg Dove milk chocolate
Phenylalanine 1.186mg Aspartame
Cholesterol 18mg 0mg Aspartame
Trans Fat 0.246g Aspartame
Saturated Fat 19.24g 0g Aspartame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Dove milk chocolate Aspartame
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
2%
Dove milk chocolate
0%
Aspartame
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Dove milk chocolate
0%
Aspartame

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dove milk chocolate
Dove milk chocolate is lower in Sugar (difference - 25.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Aspartame
Aspartame contains less Sodium (difference - 63mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Aspartame
Aspartame is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Aspartame
Aspartame is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 19.24g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Aspartame
Aspartame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Aspartame
Aspartame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Aspartame
Aspartame is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Dove milk chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168804/nutrients
  2. Aspartame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169657/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.