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Peanut vs. Chocolate — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Peanut and Chocolate different?

  • Peanut is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin E , Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Manganese, and Copper, however, Chocolate is richer in Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 from Peanut is 71% higher.
  • Peanut contains 26 times more Vitamin B1 than Chocolate. While Peanut contains 0.64mg of Vitamin B1, Chocolate contains only 0.025mg.
  • Peanut has less Saturated Fat.

Peanuts, all types, raw and Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids are the varieties used 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +64.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.5%
Contains more Potassium +26.1%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Zinc +62.7%
Contains more Copper +11.3%
Contains more Manganese +36.3%
Contains more Selenium +140%
Contains more Iron +75.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 28% 172% 120% 162% 63% 3% 90% 382% 253% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343% 186% 17%
Contains more Calcium +64.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.5%
Contains more Potassium +26.1%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Zinc +62.7%
Contains more Copper +11.3%
Contains more Manganese +36.3%
Contains more Selenium +140%
Contains more Iron +75.1%

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.
Peanut
10
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Contains more Vitamin E +1442.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2460%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1564.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +494.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +728.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 167% 0% 0% 160% 32% 227% 107% 81% 180% 0% 29% 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 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 0% 21%
Contains more Vitamin E +1442.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2460%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1564.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +494.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +728.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +428.7%
Contains more Fats +57.4%
Contains more Water +570.1%
Contains more Other +37.1%
Contains more Carbs +279.2%
26% 49% 16% 7% 2%
Protein: 25.8 g
Fats: 49.24 g
Carbs: 16.13 g
Water: 6.5 g
Other: 2.33 g
5% 31% 61% 2%
Protein: 4.88 g
Fats: 31.28 g
Carbs: 61.17 g
Water: 0.97 g
Other: 1.7 g
Contains more Protein +428.7%
Contains more Fats +57.4%
Contains more Water +570.1%
Contains more Other +37.1%
Contains more Carbs +279.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -66.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +156%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1324.7%
14% 53% 34%
Saturated Fat: 6.279 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 24.426 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 15.558 g
64% 33% 4%
Saturated Fat: 18.519 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.54 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.092 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -66.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +156%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1324.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Peanut 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 Peanut Chocolate Opinion
Net carbs 7.63g 54.17g Chocolate
Protein 25.8g 4.88g Peanut
Fats 49.24g 31.28g Peanut
Carbs 16.13g 61.17g Chocolate
Calories 567kcal 546kcal Peanut
Sugar 4.72g 47.9g Peanut
Fiber 8.5g 7g Peanut
Calcium 92mg 56mg Peanut
Iron 4.58mg 8.02mg Chocolate
Magnesium 168mg 146mg Peanut
Phosphorus 376mg 206mg Peanut
Potassium 705mg 559mg Peanut
Sodium 18mg 24mg Peanut
Zinc 3.27mg 2.01mg Peanut
Copper 1.144mg 1.028mg Peanut
Manganese 1.934mg 1.419mg Peanut
Selenium 7.2µg 3µg Peanut
Vitamin A 0IU 50IU Chocolate
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 2µg Chocolate
Vitamin E 8.33mg 0.54mg Peanut
Vitamin B1 0.64mg 0.025mg Peanut
Vitamin B2 0.135mg 0.05mg Peanut
Vitamin B3 12.066mg 0.725mg Peanut
Vitamin B5 1.767mg 0.297mg Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.042mg Peanut
Folate 240µg Peanut
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.23µg Chocolate
Choline 52.5mg Peanut
Vitamin K 0µg 8.1µg Chocolate
Tryptophan 0.25mg Peanut
Threonine 0.883mg Peanut
Isoleucine 0.907mg Peanut
Leucine 1.672mg Peanut
Lysine 0.926mg Peanut
Methionine 0.317mg Peanut
Phenylalanine 1.377mg Peanut
Valine 1.082mg Peanut
Histidine 0.652mg Peanut
Cholesterol 0mg 8mg Peanut
Trans Fat 0g 0.112g Peanut
Saturated Fat 6.279g 18.519g Peanut
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.001g Chocolate
Monounsaturated Fat 24.426g 9.54g Peanut
Polyunsaturated fat 15.558g 1.092g Peanut
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.001g Chocolate
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.947g Chocolate
Omega-3 - ALA 0.085g Chocolate

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Peanut 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
75%
Peanut
9%
Chocolate
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
131%
Peanut
116%
Chocolate

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peanut
Peanut is lower in Sugar (difference - 43.18g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peanut
Peanut contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Peanut
Peanut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peanut
Peanut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.24g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peanut
Peanut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peanut
Peanut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peanut
Peanut is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate is cheaper (difference - $0.8)

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. Peanut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172430/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.