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Seed vs Cocoa solids - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Seed and Cocoa solids

  • Seed has more Selenium, Calcium, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B3, while Cocoa solids has more Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, and Potassium.
  • Cocoa solids' daily need coverage for Copper is 318% higher.
  • Cocoa solids contain 8 times less Vitamin B1 than Seed. Seed contains 0.62mg of Vitamin B1, while Cocoa solids contain 0.078mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Seed is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Seeds, chia seeds, dried and Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened.

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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 +393%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.2%
Contains less Sodium -23.8%
Contains more Iron +79.5%
Contains more Magnesium +49%
Contains more Potassium +274.4%
Contains more Zinc +48.7%
Contains more Copper +310%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 520% 357% 315% 135% 3% 186% 1263%
Contains more Calcium +393%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.2%
Contains less Sodium -23.8%
Contains more Iron +79.5%
Contains more Magnesium +49%
Contains more Potassium +274.4%
Contains more Zinc +48.7%
Contains more Copper +310%

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
Seed
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +694.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +304.1%
Contains more Folate +53.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 10% 0% 6% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 37% 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 0% 2% 0% 0% 20% 56% 41% 16% 28% 24% 0% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +694.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +304.1%
Contains more Folate +53.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.8%

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.
Seed Cocoa solids
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seed Cocoa solids Opinion
Net carbs 7.72g 20.9g Cocoa solids
Protein 16.54g 19.6g Cocoa solids
Fats 30.74g 13.7g Seed
Carbs 42.12g 57.9g Cocoa solids
Calories 486kcal 228kcal Seed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.75g Seed
Fiber 34.4g 37g Cocoa solids
Calcium 631mg 128mg Seed
Iron 7.72mg 13.86mg Cocoa solids
Magnesium 335mg 499mg Cocoa solids
Phosphorus 860mg 734mg Seed
Potassium 407mg 1524mg Cocoa solids
Sodium 16mg 21mg Seed
Zinc 4.58mg 6.81mg Cocoa solids
Copper 0.924mg 3.788mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin A 54IU 0IU Seed
Vitamin E 0.5mg 0.1mg Seed
Vitamin D IU 0IU Cocoa solids
Vitamin D µg 0µg Cocoa solids
Vitamin C 1.6mg 0mg Seed
Vitamin B1 0.62mg 0.078mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.241mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B3 8.83mg 2.185mg Seed
Vitamin B5 mg 0.254mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B6 mg 0.118mg Cocoa solids
Folate 49µg 32µg Seed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.5µg Cocoa solids
Tryptophan 0.436mg 0.293mg Seed
Threonine 0.709mg 0.776mg Cocoa solids
Isoleucine 0.801mg 0.76mg Seed
Leucine 1.371mg 1.189mg Seed
Lysine 0.97mg 0.983mg Cocoa solids
Methionine 0.588mg 0.202mg Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016mg 0.941mg Seed
Valine 0.95mg 1.177mg Cocoa solids
Histidine 0.531mg 0.339mg Seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.14g g Cocoa solids
Saturated Fat 3.33g 8.07g Seed
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309g 4.57g Cocoa solids
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665g 0.44g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Seed Cocoa solids
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
35
Seed
16
Cocoa solids
Mineral Summary Score
195
Seed
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 food.
Protein
99%
Seed
118%
Cocoa solids
Carbohydrates
42%
Seed
58%
Cocoa solids
Fats
142%
Seed
63%
Cocoa solids

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seed
Seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.75g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Seed
Seed contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Seed
Seed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.74g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seed
Seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
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 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

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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.