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Macadamia vs Chocolate - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Macadamia and Chocolate

  • Macadamia has more Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2, while Chocolate has more Iron, Copper, and Vitamin B12.
  • Macadamia covers your daily need of Manganese 118% more than Chocolate.
  • Macadamia contains 48 times more Vitamin B1 than Chocolate. While Macadamia contains 1.195mg of Vitamin B1, Chocolate contains only 0.025mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Macadamia is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Nuts, macadamia nuts, raw 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 +51.8%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Contains more Iron +117.3%
Contains more Magnesium +12.3%
Contains more Potassium +51.9%
Contains more Zinc +54.6%
Contains more Copper +36%
Equal in Phosphorus - 206
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 26% 139% 93% 81% 33% 1% 36% 252%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343%
Contains more Calcium +51.8%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Contains more Iron +117.3%
Contains more Magnesium +12.3%
Contains more Potassium +51.9%
Contains more Zinc +54.6%
Contains more Copper +36%
Equal in Phosphorus - 206

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 B1 +4680%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +224%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +241.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +155.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +554.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.54
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 11% 0% 4% 299% 38% 47% 46% 64% 9% 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 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 21%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4680%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +224%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +241.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +155.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +554.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.54

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.
Macadamia 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 vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Macadamia Chocolate Opinion
Net carbs 5.22g 54.17g Chocolate
Protein 7.91g 4.88g Macadamia
Fats 75.77g 31.28g Macadamia
Carbs 13.82g 61.17g Chocolate
Calories 718kcal 546kcal Macadamia
Starch 1.05g g Macadamia
Fructose 0.07g 0g Macadamia
Sugar 4.57g 47.9g Macadamia
Fiber 8.6g 7g Macadamia
Calcium 85mg 56mg Macadamia
Iron 3.69mg 8.02mg Chocolate
Magnesium 130mg 146mg Chocolate
Phosphorus 188mg 206mg Chocolate
Potassium 368mg 559mg Chocolate
Sodium 5mg 24mg Macadamia
Zinc 1.3mg 2.01mg Chocolate
Copper 0.756mg 1.028mg Chocolate
Vitamin A 0IU 50IU Chocolate
Vitamin E 0.54mg 0.54mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Macadamia
Vitamin D 0µg µg Macadamia
Vitamin C 1.2mg mg Macadamia
Vitamin B1 1.195mg 0.025mg Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.162mg 0.05mg Macadamia
Vitamin B3 2.473mg 0.725mg Macadamia
Vitamin B5 0.758mg 0.297mg Macadamia
Vitamin B6 0.275mg 0.042mg Macadamia
Folate 11µg µg Macadamia
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.23µg Chocolate
Vitamin K µg 8.1µg Chocolate
Tryptophan 0.067mg mg Macadamia
Threonine 0.37mg mg Macadamia
Isoleucine 0.314mg mg Macadamia
Leucine 0.602mg mg Macadamia
Lysine 0.018mg mg Macadamia
Methionine 0.023mg mg Macadamia
Phenylalanine 0.665mg mg Macadamia
Valine 0.363mg mg Macadamia
Histidine 0.195mg mg Macadamia
Cholesterol 0mg 8mg Macadamia
Trans Fat g 0.112g Macadamia
Saturated Fat 12.061g 18.519g Macadamia
Monounsaturated Fat 58.877g 9.54g Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 1.502g 1.092g Macadamia

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Macadamia 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
43
Macadamia
10
Chocolate
Mineral Summary Score
82
Macadamia
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
47%
Macadamia
29%
Chocolate
Carbohydrates
14%
Macadamia
61%
Chocolate
Fats
350%
Macadamia
144%
Chocolate

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in Sugar (difference - 43.33g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Macadamia
Macadamia contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.458g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Macadamia
Macadamia is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chocolate
Chocolate is relatively richer in minerals

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. Macadamia - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170178/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.