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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 less Sodium -47.6%
Contains more Zinc +13.8%
Contains more Magnesium +42.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +225.6%
Equal in Iron - 13.86
Equal in Copper - 3.788
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 520% 357% 315% 135% 3% 186% 1263%
Contains more Calcium +661.7%
Contains less Sodium -47.6%
Contains more Zinc +13.8%
Contains more Magnesium +42.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +225.6%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 5% 0% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 73% 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 +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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sesame Cocoa solids Opinion
Net carbs 11.65g 20.9g Cocoa solids
Protein 17.73g 19.6g Cocoa solids
Fats 49.67g 13.7g Sesame
Carbs 23.45g 57.9g Cocoa solids
Calories 573kcal 228kcal Sesame
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.3g 1.75g Sesame
Fiber 11.8g 37g Cocoa solids
Calcium 975mg 128mg Sesame
Iron 14.55mg 13.86mg Sesame
Magnesium 351mg 499mg Cocoa solids
Phosphorus 629mg 734mg Cocoa solids
Potassium 468mg 1524mg Cocoa solids
Sodium 11mg 21mg Sesame
Zinc 7.75mg 6.81mg Sesame
Copper 4.082mg 3.788mg Sesame
Vitamin A 9IU 0IU Sesame
Vitamin E 0.25mg 0.1mg Sesame
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.791mg 0.078mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247mg 0.241mg Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.515mg 2.185mg Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 0.254mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B6 0.79mg 0.118mg Sesame
Folate 97µg 32µg Sesame
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 2.5µg Cocoa solids
Tryptophan 0.388mg 0.293mg Sesame
Threonine 0.736mg 0.776mg Cocoa solids
Isoleucine 0.763mg 0.76mg Sesame
Leucine 1.358mg 1.189mg Sesame
Lysine 0.569mg 0.983mg Cocoa solids
Methionine 0.586mg 0.202mg Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94mg 0.941mg Cocoa solids
Valine 0.99mg 1.177mg Cocoa solids
Histidine 0.522mg 0.339mg Sesame
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.957g 8.07g Sesame
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759g 4.57g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773g 0.44g Sesame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sesame 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
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

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.

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.