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Star anise vs Cocoa solids - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Star anise and Cocoa solids?

  • Star anise is higher in Iron, Calcium, and Vitamin B6, yet Cocoa solids are higher in Copper, Fiber, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, and Vitamin C.
  • Cocoa solids' daily need coverage for Copper is 320% more.
  • Star anise has 6 times more Vitamin B6 than Cocoa solids. While Star anise has 0.65mg of Vitamin B6, Cocoa solids have only 0.118mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Star anise is lower.

We used Spices, anise seed and Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened types 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 +404.7%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains less Sodium -23.8%
Contains more Magnesium +193.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.8%
Contains more Zinc +28.5%
Contains more Copper +316.3%
Equal in Potassium - 1524
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 194% 1386% 122% 189% 128% 3% 145% 304%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 520% 357% 315% 135% 3% 186% 1263%
Contains more Calcium +404.7%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains less Sodium -23.8%
Contains more Magnesium +193.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.8%
Contains more Zinc +28.5%
Contains more Copper +316.3%
Equal in Potassium - 1524

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +335.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +213.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +450.8%
Contains more Folate +220%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 19% 0% 0% 70% 86% 67% 58% 48% 150% 8% 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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +335.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +213.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +450.8%
Contains more Folate +220%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Star anise Cocoa solids Opinion
Net carbs 35.42g 20.9g Star anise
Protein 17.6g 19.6g Cocoa solids
Fats 15.9g 13.7g Star anise
Carbs 50.02g 57.9g Cocoa solids
Calories 337kcal 228kcal Star anise
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.75g Star anise
Fiber 14.6g 37g Cocoa solids
Calcium 646mg 128mg Star anise
Iron 36.96mg 13.86mg Star anise
Magnesium 170mg 499mg Cocoa solids
Phosphorus 440mg 734mg Cocoa solids
Potassium 1441mg 1524mg Cocoa solids
Sodium 16mg 21mg Star anise
Zinc 5.3mg 6.81mg Cocoa solids
Copper 0.91mg 3.788mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin A 311IU 0IU Star anise
Vitamin E mg 0.1mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 0mg Star anise
Vitamin B1 0.34mg 0.078mg Star anise
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.241mg Star anise
Vitamin B3 3.06mg 2.185mg Star anise
Vitamin B5 0.797mg 0.254mg Star anise
Vitamin B6 0.65mg 0.118mg Star anise
Folate 10µg 32µg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.5µg Cocoa solids
Tryptophan mg 0.293mg Cocoa solids
Threonine mg 0.776mg Cocoa solids
Isoleucine mg 0.76mg Cocoa solids
Leucine mg 1.189mg Cocoa solids
Lysine mg 0.983mg Cocoa solids
Methionine mg 0.202mg Cocoa solids
Phenylalanine mg 0.941mg Cocoa solids
Valine mg 1.177mg Cocoa solids
Histidine mg 0.339mg Cocoa solids
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.586g 8.07g Star anise
Monounsaturated Fat 9.78g 4.57g Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 3.15g 0.44g Star anise

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Star anise 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
42
Star anise
16
Cocoa solids
Mineral Summary Score
308
Star anise
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%
Star anise
118%
Cocoa solids
Carbohydrates
50%
Star anise
58%
Cocoa solids
Fats
73%
Star anise
63%
Cocoa solids

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.75g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.484g)
Which food is cheaper?
Star anise
Star anise is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Star anise
Star anise is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
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)

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. Star anise - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171316/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.