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Dulce de Leche vs Hot chocolate - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Dulce de Leche and Hot chocolate

  • Dulce de Leche has more Vitamin B2, Calcium, Choline, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5, however Hot chocolate is richer in Copper, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin D.
  • Dulce de Leche covers your daily Vitamin B2 needs 17% more than Hot chocolate.
  • Hot chocolate has 6 times less Choline than Dulce de Leche. Dulce de Leche has 89.1mg of Choline, while Hot chocolate has 15.6mg.
  • Hot chocolate contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Dulce de Leche and Milk, chocolate beverage, hot cocoa, homemade.

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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 Calcium +120.2%
Contains more Potassium +77.7%
Contains more Zinc +25.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.8%
Contains more Iron +147.1%
Contains more Copper +2475%
Contains less Sodium -65.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 7% 76% 31% 16% 2% 22% 83% 17%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 35% 18% 17% 35% 18% 45% 6%
Contains more Calcium +120.2%
Contains more Potassium +77.7%
Contains more Zinc +25.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.8%
Contains more Iron +147.1%
Contains more Copper +2475%
Contains less Sodium -65.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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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Contains more Vitamin C +1200%
Contains more Vitamin A +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +550%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin D +450%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +143.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +58.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 9% 17% 4% 6% 4% 94% 4% 51% 4% 39% 4% 9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 1% 11% 1% 34% 10% 42% 3% 20% 10% 62% 1% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1200%
Contains more Vitamin A +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +550%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin D +450%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +143.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +58.1%

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
20
Dulce de Leche
16
Hot chocolate
Mineral Summary Score
31
Dulce de Leche
23
Hot chocolate

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
41%
Dulce de Leche
21%
Hot chocolate
Carbohydrates
55%
Dulce de Leche
11%
Hot chocolate
Fats
34%
Dulce de Leche
11%
Hot chocolate

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.
Dulce de Leche Hot chocolate
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

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Dulce de Leche Hot chocolate
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 Cholesterol?
Hot chocolate
Hot chocolate is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hot chocolate
Hot chocolate is lower in Sugar (difference - 40.08g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Hot chocolate
Hot chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 85mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Hot chocolate
Hot chocolate is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.103g)
Which food is cheaper?
Hot chocolate
Hot chocolate is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dulce de Leche
Dulce de Leche is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Dulce de Leche
Dulce de Leche is relatively richer in vitamins
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 Dulce de Leche Hot chocolate Opinion
Calories 315 77 Dulce de Leche
Protein 6.84 3.52 Dulce de Leche
Fats 7.35 2.34 Dulce de Leche
Vitamin C 2.6 0.2 Dulce de Leche
Carbs 55.35 10.74 Dulce de Leche
Cholesterol 29 8 Hot chocolate
Vitamin D 6 45 Hot chocolate
Iron 0.17 0.42 Hot chocolate
Calcium 251 114 Dulce de Leche
Potassium 350 197 Dulce de Leche
Magnesium 22 23 Hot chocolate
Sugar 49.74 9.66 Hot chocolate
Fiber 0 1 Hot chocolate
Copper 0.004 0.103 Hot chocolate
Zinc 0.79 0.63 Dulce de Leche
Starch
Phosphorus 193 105 Dulce de Leche
Sodium 129 44 Hot chocolate
Vitamin A 267 176 Dulce de Leche
Vitamin E 0.2 0.03 Dulce de Leche
Vitamin D 0.2 1.1 Hot chocolate
Vitamin B1 0.016 0.039 Hot chocolate
Vitamin B2 0.405 0.182 Dulce de Leche
Vitamin B3 0.21 0.133 Dulce de Leche
Vitamin B5 0.835 0.328 Dulce de Leche
Vitamin B6 0.016 0.04 Hot chocolate
Vitamin B12 0.31 0.49 Hot chocolate
Vitamin K 1.3 0.2 Dulce de Leche
Folate 11 5 Dulce de Leche
Trans Fat 0.364 0.078 Hot chocolate
Saturated Fat 4.534 1.431 Hot chocolate
Monounsaturated Fat 2.143 0.677 Dulce de Leche
Polyunsaturated fat 0.375 0.084 Dulce de Leche
Tryptophan 0.037 Hot chocolate
Threonine 0.095 Hot chocolate
Isoleucine 0.169 Hot chocolate
Leucine 0.305 Hot chocolate
Lysine 0.215 Hot chocolate
Methionine 0.076 Hot chocolate
Phenylalanine 0.15 Hot chocolate
Valine 0.201 Hot chocolate
Histidine 0.067 Hot chocolate
Fructose 0.32 0.01 Dulce de Leche

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. Dulce de Leche - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173461/nutrients
  2. Hot chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171277/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.