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Fenugreek vs Cocoa solids - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Fenugreek and Cocoa solids

  • Fenugreek is richer in Iron, and Vitamin B6, yet Cocoa solids are richer in Copper, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Fiber, Zinc, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Cocoa solids is 298% higher.
  • Fenugreek contains 5 times more Vitamin B6 than Cocoa solids. Fenugreek contains 0.6mg of Vitamin B6, while Cocoa solids contain 0.118mg.
  • Fenugreek contains less Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Spices, fenugreek seed and Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened.

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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 +37.5%
Contains more Iron +141.9%
Contains more Magnesium +161.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +148%
Contains more Potassium +97.9%
Contains less Sodium -68.7%
Contains more Zinc +172.4%
Contains more Copper +241.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 53% 1258% 137% 127% 68% 9% 69% 370%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 520% 357% 315% 135% 3% 186% 1263%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Iron +141.9%
Contains more Magnesium +161.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +148%
Contains more Potassium +97.9%
Contains less Sodium -68.7%
Contains more Zinc +172.4%
Contains more Copper +241.3%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +312.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +408.5%
Contains more Folate +78.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 10% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 43% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +312.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +408.5%
Contains more Folate +78.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.2%

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.
Fenugreek Cocoa solids
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fenugreek Cocoa solids Opinion
Net carbs 33.75g 20.9g Fenugreek
Protein 23g 19.6g Fenugreek
Fats 6.41g 13.7g Cocoa solids
Carbs 58.35g 57.9g Fenugreek
Calories 323kcal 228kcal Fenugreek
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.75g Fenugreek
Fiber 24.6g 37g Cocoa solids
Calcium 176mg 128mg Fenugreek
Iron 33.53mg 13.86mg Fenugreek
Magnesium 191mg 499mg Cocoa solids
Phosphorus 296mg 734mg Cocoa solids
Potassium 770mg 1524mg Cocoa solids
Sodium 67mg 21mg Cocoa solids
Zinc 2.5mg 6.81mg Cocoa solids
Copper 1.11mg 3.788mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin A 60IU 0IU Fenugreek
Vitamin E mg 0.1mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 0mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B1 0.322mg 0.078mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B2 0.366mg 0.241mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B3 1.64mg 2.185mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B5 mg 0.254mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 0.118mg Fenugreek
Folate 57µg 32µg Fenugreek
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.5µg Cocoa solids
Tryptophan 0.391mg 0.293mg Fenugreek
Threonine 0.898mg 0.776mg Fenugreek
Isoleucine 1.241mg 0.76mg Fenugreek
Leucine 1.757mg 1.189mg Fenugreek
Lysine 1.684mg 0.983mg Fenugreek
Methionine 0.338mg 0.202mg Fenugreek
Phenylalanine 1.089mg 0.941mg Fenugreek
Valine 1.102mg 1.177mg Cocoa solids
Histidine 0.668mg 0.339mg Fenugreek
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Cocoa solids
Saturated Fat 1.46g 8.07g Fenugreek
Monounsaturated Fat g 4.57g Cocoa solids
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.44g Cocoa solids

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fenugreek Cocoa solids
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
33
Fenugreek
16
Cocoa solids
Mineral Summary Score
261
Fenugreek
352
Cocoa solids

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
138%
Fenugreek
118%
Cocoa solids
Carbohydrates
58%
Fenugreek
58%
Cocoa solids
Fats
30%
Fenugreek
63%
Cocoa solids

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.75g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.61g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is cheaper?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids contains less Sodium (difference - 46mg)
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.
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.

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. Fenugreek - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171324/nutrients
  2. Cocoa solids - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169593/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.