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Heart of palm vs Cocoa solids - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Heart of palm and Cocoa solids?

  • Heart of palm is higher in Vitamin B6, yet Cocoa solids are higher in Copper, Iron, Fiber, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Selenium and Calcium.
  • Cocoa solids' daily need coverage for Copper is 349% more.
  • Heart of palm has 7 times more Vitamin B6 than Cocoa solids. While Heart of palm has 0.81mg of Vitamin B6, Cocoa solids have only 0.118mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Heart of palm is lower.

We used Hearts of palm, raw and Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened types 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
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Contains more Potassium +18.5%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +720.1%
Contains more Calcium +611.1%
Contains more Magnesium +4890%
Contains more Copper +488.2%
Contains more Zinc +82.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +424.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 64% 6% 160% 8% 215% 102% 60% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 520% 39% 135% 357% 1263% 186% 315% 3%
Contains more Potassium +18.5%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +720.1%
Contains more Calcium +611.1%
Contains more Magnesium +4890%
Contains more Copper +488.2%
Contains more Zinc +82.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +424.3%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +586.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +142.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 5% 10% 0% 13% 42% 17% 0% 187% 0% 0% 18%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 2% 0% 20% 56% 41% 16% 28% 0% 7% 24%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +586.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +142.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +33.3%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
26
Heart of palm
16
Cocoa solids
Mineral Summary Score
77
Heart of palm
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 the food
Protein
16%
Heart of palm
118%
Cocoa solids
Carbohydrates
26%
Heart of palm
58%
Cocoa solids
Fats
1%
Heart of palm
63%
Cocoa solids

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Heart of palm Cocoa solids
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Heart of palm Cocoa solids
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 contains less Sodium?
Heart of palm
Heart of palm contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Heart of palm
Heart of palm is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.024g)
Which food is cheaper?
Heart of palm
Heart of palm is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids contains less Sugars (difference - 15.41g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Heart of palm Cocoa solids Opinion
Calories 115 228 Cocoa solids
Protein 2.7 19.6 Cocoa solids
Fats 0.2 13.7 Cocoa solids
Vitamin C 8 0 Heart of palm
Carbs 25.61 57.9 Cocoa solids
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.69 13.86 Cocoa solids
Calcium 18 128 Cocoa solids
Potassium 1806 1524 Heart of palm
Magnesium 10 499 Cocoa solids
Sugars 17.16 1.75 Cocoa solids
Fiber 1.5 37 Cocoa solids
Copper 0.644 3.788 Cocoa solids
Zinc 3.73 6.81 Cocoa solids
Starch
Phosphorus 140 734 Cocoa solids
Sodium 14 21 Heart of palm
Vitamin A 68 0 Heart of palm
Vitamin E 0.5 0.1 Heart of palm
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.078 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B2 0.18 0.241 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B3 0.9 2.185 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B5 0.254 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B6 0.81 0.118 Heart of palm
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 2.5 Cocoa solids
Folate 24 32 Cocoa solids
Trans Fat 0 Cocoa solids
Saturated Fat 0.046 8.07 Heart of palm
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 4.57 Cocoa solids
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 0.44 Cocoa solids
Tryptophan 0.293 Cocoa solids
Threonine 0.776 Cocoa solids
Isoleucine 0.76 Cocoa solids
Leucine 1.189 Cocoa solids
Lysine 0.983 Cocoa solids
Methionine 0.202 Cocoa solids
Phenylalanine 0.941 Cocoa solids
Valine 1.177 Cocoa solids
Histidine 0.339 Cocoa solids
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Heart of palm - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167714/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.