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Sesame vs Cocoa solids - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Sesame and Cocoa solids different?

  • Sesame is richer in Calcium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Copper, and Folate, while Cocoa solids are higher in Fiber, Manganese, Magnesium, and Potassium.
  • Cocoa solids covers your daily need of Fiber 101% more than Sesame.
  • Sesame contains 10 times more Vitamin B1 than Cocoa solids. Sesame contains 0.791mg of Vitamin B1, while Cocoa solids contain 0.078mg.

Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried and Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened types were 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +661.7%
Contains more Zinc +13.8%
Contains less Sodium -47.6%
Contains more Potassium +225.6%
Contains more Magnesium +42.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Equal in Iron - 13.86
Equal in Copper - 3.788
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 546% 293% 42% 251% 1361% 212% 270% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 520% 39% 135% 357% 1263% 186% 315% 3%
Contains more Calcium +661.7%
Contains more Zinc +13.8%
Contains less Sodium -47.6%
Contains more Potassium +225.6%
Contains more Magnesium +42.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Equal in Iron - 13.86
Equal in Copper - 3.788

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
Sesame
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +914.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +106.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +569.5%
Contains more Folate +203.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +408%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.241
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 5% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 0% 0% 73%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 2% 0% 20% 56% 41% 16% 28% 0% 7% 24%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +914.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +106.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +569.5%
Contains more Folate +203.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +408%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.241

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
50
Sesame
16
Cocoa solids
Mineral Summary Score
372
Sesame
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
106%
Sesame
118%
Cocoa solids
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
58%
Cocoa solids
Fats
229%
Sesame
63%
Cocoa solids

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

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Sesame Cocoa solids
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.45g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.113g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is cheaper?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sesame Cocoa solids Opinion
Calories 573 228 Sesame
Protein 17.73 19.6 Cocoa solids
Fats 49.67 13.7 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 23.45 57.9 Cocoa solids
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 14.55 13.86 Sesame
Calcium 975 128 Sesame
Potassium 468 1524 Cocoa solids
Magnesium 351 499 Cocoa solids
Sugar 0.3 1.75 Sesame
Fiber 11.8 37 Cocoa solids
Copper 4.082 3.788 Sesame
Zinc 7.75 6.81 Sesame
Starch
Phosphorus 629 734 Cocoa solids
Sodium 11 21 Sesame
Vitamin A 9 0 Sesame
Vitamin E 0.25 0.1 Sesame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.791 0.078 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247 0.241 Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.515 2.185 Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05 0.254 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B6 0.79 0.118 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 2.5 Cocoa solids
Folate 97 32 Sesame
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.957 8.07 Sesame
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759 4.57 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773 0.44 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388 0.293 Sesame
Threonine 0.736 0.776 Cocoa solids
Isoleucine 0.763 0.76 Sesame
Leucine 1.358 1.189 Sesame
Lysine 0.569 0.983 Cocoa solids
Methionine 0.586 0.202 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94 0.941 Cocoa solids
Valine 0.99 1.177 Cocoa solids
Histidine 0.522 0.339 Sesame
Fructose

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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.