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Rolo vs. Chocolate — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Rolo and Chocolate

  • Rolo has more Calcium, however, Chocolate has more Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Fiber, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Chocolate is 114% higher.
  • Chocolate has 3 times less Calcium than Rolo. Rolo has 145mg of Calcium, while Chocolate has 56mg.
  • Rolo is lower in Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Candies, ROLO Caramels in Milk Chocolate 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Rolo
1
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Contains more Calcium +158.9%
Contains more Iron +1809.5%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +190.1%
Contains more Potassium +197.3%
Contains less Sodium -87.2%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 44% 16% 0% 31% 17% 25% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343% 186% 17%
Contains more Calcium +158.9%
Contains more Iron +1809.5%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +190.1%
Contains more Potassium +197.3%
Contains less Sodium -87.2%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%

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.
Rolo
8
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Contains more Vitamin A +142%
Contains more Vitamin E +103.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1712.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +153.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 8% 22% 0% 3% 5% 28% 1% 0% 0% 0% 42% 11% 8%
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 A +142%
Contains more Vitamin E +103.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1712.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +153.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Rolo
3
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Contains more Carbs +11.1%
Contains more Water +374.2%
Contains more Fats +49.5%
Contains more Other +18.1%
Equal in Protein - 4.88
Equal in Carbs - 61.17
5% 21% 68% 5%
Protein: 5.08 g
Fats: 20.93 g
Carbs: 67.95 g
Water: 4.6 g
Other: 1.44 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 Carbs +11.1%
Contains more Water +374.2%
Contains more Fats +49.5%
Contains more Other +18.1%
Equal in Protein - 4.88
Equal in Carbs - 61.17

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Rolo
1
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Contains less Saturated Fat -21.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +353.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +312.1%
86% 12%
Saturated Fat: 14.542 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.104 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.265 g
64% 33% 4%
Saturated Fat: 18.519 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.54 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.092 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -21.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +353.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +312.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rolo Chocolate Opinion
Net carbs 67.05g 54.17g Rolo
Protein 5.08g 4.88g Rolo
Fats 20.93g 31.28g Chocolate
Carbs 67.95g 61.17g Rolo
Calories 474kcal 546kcal Chocolate
Sugar 63.93g 47.9g Chocolate
Fiber 0.9g 7g Chocolate
Calcium 145mg 56mg Rolo
Iron 0.42mg 8.02mg Chocolate
Magnesium 0mg 146mg Chocolate
Phosphorus 71mg 206mg Chocolate
Potassium 188mg 559mg Chocolate
Sodium 188mg 24mg Chocolate
Zinc 0mg 2.01mg Chocolate
Copper 0mg 1.028mg Chocolate
Manganese 0mg 1.419mg Chocolate
Selenium 0µg 3µg Chocolate
Vitamin A 121IU 50IU Rolo
Vitamin A RAE 34µg 2µg Rolo
Vitamin E 1.1mg 0.54mg Rolo
Vitamin C 0.9mg Rolo
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.025mg Chocolate
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.05mg Rolo
Vitamin B3 0.04mg 0.725mg Chocolate
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.297mg Chocolate
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.042mg Chocolate
Vitamin B12 0.33µg 0.23µg Rolo
Choline 20.1mg Rolo
Vitamin K 3.2µg 8.1µg Chocolate
Cholesterol 12mg 8mg Chocolate
Trans Fat 0g 0.112g Rolo
Saturated Fat 14.542g 18.519g Rolo
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.001g Chocolate
Monounsaturated Fat 2.104g 9.54g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 0.265g 1.092g Chocolate
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0g 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
Rolo 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
10%
Rolo
9%
Chocolate
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Rolo
116%
Chocolate

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rolo
Rolo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.977g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rolo
Rolo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Rolo
Rolo is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Sugar (difference - 16.03g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 164mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chocolate
Chocolate is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Rolo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168765/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.