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Hazelnut vs Chocolate - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Hazelnut and Chocolate

  • Hazelnut has more Manganese, Vitamin E , Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, and Fiber, however Chocolate is richer in Iron.
  • Hazelnut's daily need coverage for Manganese is 207% more.
  • Hazelnut contains 28 times more Vitamin E than Chocolate. Hazelnut contains 15.03mg of Vitamin E , while Chocolate contains 0.54mg.
  • Hazelnut contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Nuts, hazelnuts or filberts and Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids.

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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 +103.6%
Contains more Magnesium +11.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.8%
Contains more Potassium +21.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +21.9%
Contains more Copper +67.8%
Contains more Iron +70.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 35% 177% 117% 125% 60% 0% 67% 575%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343%
Contains more Calcium +103.6%
Contains more Magnesium +11.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.8%
Contains more Potassium +21.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +21.9%
Contains more Copper +67.8%
Contains more Iron +70.6%

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 E +2683.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2472%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +126%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +209.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1240.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +75.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +150%
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 Vitamin K 2% 301% 0% 21% 161% 27% 34% 56% 130% 85% 0% 36%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 21%
Contains more Vitamin E +2683.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2472%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +126%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +209.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1240.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +75.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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.
Hazelnut Chocolate
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 ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Hazelnut Chocolate Opinion
Net carbs 7g 54.17g Chocolate
Protein 14.95g 4.88g Hazelnut
Fats 60.75g 31.28g Hazelnut
Carbs 16.7g 61.17g Chocolate
Calories 628kcal 546kcal Hazelnut
Starch 0.48g g Hazelnut
Fructose 0.07g 0g Hazelnut
Sugar 4.34g 47.9g Hazelnut
Fiber 9.7g 7g Hazelnut
Calcium 114mg 56mg Hazelnut
Iron 4.7mg 8.02mg Chocolate
Magnesium 163mg 146mg Hazelnut
Phosphorus 290mg 206mg Hazelnut
Potassium 680mg 559mg Hazelnut
Sodium 0mg 24mg Hazelnut
Zinc 2.45mg 2.01mg Hazelnut
Copper 1.725mg 1.028mg Hazelnut
Vitamin A 20IU 50IU Chocolate
Vitamin E 15.03mg 0.54mg Hazelnut
Vitamin D 0IU IU Hazelnut
Vitamin D 0µg µg Hazelnut
Vitamin C 6.3mg mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B1 0.643mg 0.025mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B2 0.113mg 0.05mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B3 1.8mg 0.725mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B5 0.918mg 0.297mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B6 0.563mg 0.042mg Hazelnut
Folate 113µg µg Hazelnut
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.23µg Chocolate
Vitamin K 14.2µg 8.1µg Hazelnut
Tryptophan 0.193mg mg Hazelnut
Threonine 0.497mg mg Hazelnut
Isoleucine 0.545mg mg Hazelnut
Leucine 1.063mg mg Hazelnut
Lysine 0.42mg mg Hazelnut
Methionine 0.221mg mg Hazelnut
Phenylalanine 0.663mg mg Hazelnut
Valine 0.701mg mg Hazelnut
Histidine 0.432mg mg Hazelnut
Cholesterol 0mg 8mg Hazelnut
Trans Fat g 0.112g Hazelnut
Saturated Fat 4.464g 18.519g Hazelnut
Monounsaturated Fat 45.652g 9.54g Hazelnut
Polyunsaturated fat 7.92g 1.092g Hazelnut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Hazelnut Chocolate
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
71
Hazelnut
10
Chocolate
Mineral Summary Score
144
Hazelnut
120
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
90%
Hazelnut
29%
Chocolate
Carbohydrates
17%
Hazelnut
61%
Chocolate
Fats
280%
Hazelnut
144%
Chocolate

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is lower in Sugar (difference - 43.56g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.055g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate is cheaper (difference - $1.2)

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. Hazelnut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170581/nutrients
  2. Chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/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.