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Flan vs. White chocolate — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Flan and White chocolate

  • Flan is richer in Selenium, yet White chocolate is richer in Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Vitamin B5, Zinc, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Flan is 31% higher.
  • Flan contains 5 times more Sodium than White chocolate. Flan contains 432mg of Sodium, while White chocolate contains 90mg.

Food types used in this article are Flan, caramel custard, dry mix and Candies, white chocolate.

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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 Selenium +373.3%
Contains more Calcium +729.2%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +17500%
Contains more Potassium +86.9%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Contains more Zinc +1750%
Contains more Copper +300%
Contains more Manganese +14.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 3% 0% 1% 14% 57% 2% 5% 1% 117%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 60% 9% 9% 76% 26% 12% 21% 20% 2% 25%
Contains more Selenium +373.3%
Contains more Calcium +729.2%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +17500%
Contains more Potassium +86.9%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Contains more Zinc +1750%
Contains more Copper +300%
Contains more Manganese +14.3%

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.
Flan
0
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 20% 0% 2% 16% 66% 14% 37% 13% 6% 70% 17% 23%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +54.6%
Contains more Water +500%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +150%
92% 8%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 91.6 g
Water: 7.8 g
Other: 0.6 g
6% 32% 59%
Protein: 5.87 g
Fats: 32.09 g
Carbs: 59.24 g
Water: 1.3 g
Other: 1.5 g
Contains more Carbs +54.6%
Contains more Water +500%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +150%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Flan White chocolate Opinion
Net carbs 91.6g 59.04g Flan
Protein 0g 5.87g White chocolate
Fats 0g 32.09g White chocolate
Carbs 91.6g 59.24g Flan
Calories 348kcal 539kcal White chocolate
Sugar 59g Flan
Fiber 0g 0.2g White chocolate
Calcium 24mg 199mg White chocolate
Iron 0.08mg 0.24mg White chocolate
Magnesium 0mg 12mg White chocolate
Phosphorus 1mg 176mg White chocolate
Potassium 153mg 286mg White chocolate
Sodium 432mg 90mg White chocolate
Zinc 0.04mg 0.74mg White chocolate
Copper 0.015mg 0.06mg White chocolate
Manganese 0.007mg 0.008mg White chocolate
Selenium 21.3µg 4.5µg Flan
Vitamin A 0IU 30IU White chocolate
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 9µg White chocolate
Vitamin E 0.96mg White chocolate
Vitamin C 0mg 0.5mg White chocolate
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.063mg White chocolate
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.282mg White chocolate
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.745mg White chocolate
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.608mg White chocolate
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.056mg White chocolate
Folate 0µg 7µg White chocolate
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.56µg White chocolate
Choline 29.5mg White chocolate
Vitamin K 9.1µg White chocolate
Cholesterol 0mg 21mg Flan
Saturated Fat 19.412g Flan
Monounsaturated Fat 9.097g White chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.013g White chocolate

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Flan White chocolate
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
0%
Flan
22%
White chocolate
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
20%
Flan
26%
White chocolate

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
White chocolate
White chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 342mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
White chocolate
White chocolate is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is richer in minerals?
White chocolate
White chocolate is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
White chocolate
White chocolate is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Flan
Flan is lower in Sugar (difference - 59g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flan
Flan is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flan
Flan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 19.412g)
Which food is cheaper?
Flan
Flan is cheaper (difference - $2.5)

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. Flan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169602/nutrients
  2. White chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167571/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.