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Table salt vs Cocoa solids - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Table salt and Cocoa solids

  • Table salt has less Copper, Iron, Manganese, Fiber, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Potassium.
  • Table salt's daily need coverage for Sodium is 1684% more.
  • Cocoa solids are lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Salt, table 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 +433.3%
Contains more Iron +4100%
Contains more Magnesium +49800%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +18950%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Zinc +6710%
Contains more Copper +12526.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 1% 0% 1% 5056% 3% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 520% 357% 315% 135% 3% 186% 1263%
Contains more Calcium +433.3%
Contains more Iron +4100%
Contains more Magnesium +49800%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +18950%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Zinc +6710%
Contains more Copper +12526.7%

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 E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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 E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Table salt Cocoa solids Opinion
Net carbs 0g 20.9g Cocoa solids
Protein 0g 19.6g Cocoa solids
Fats 0g 13.7g Cocoa solids
Carbs 0g 57.9g Cocoa solids
Calories 0kcal 228kcal Cocoa solids
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 1.75g Table salt
Fiber 0g 37g Cocoa solids
Calcium 24mg 128mg Cocoa solids
Iron 0.33mg 13.86mg Cocoa solids
Magnesium 1mg 499mg Cocoa solids
Phosphorus 0mg 734mg Cocoa solids
Potassium 8mg 1524mg Cocoa solids
Sodium 38758mg 21mg Cocoa solids
Zinc 0.1mg 6.81mg Cocoa solids
Copper 0.03mg 3.788mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0mg 0.1mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.078mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.241mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B3 0mg 2.185mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B5 0mg 0.254mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B6 0mg 0.118mg Cocoa solids
Folate 0µg 32µg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 2.5µg Cocoa solids
Tryptophan 0mg 0.293mg Cocoa solids
Threonine 0mg 0.776mg Cocoa solids
Isoleucine 0mg 0.76mg Cocoa solids
Leucine 0mg 1.189mg Cocoa solids
Lysine 0mg 0.983mg Cocoa solids
Methionine 0mg 0.202mg Cocoa solids
Phenylalanine 0mg 0.941mg Cocoa solids
Valine 0mg 1.177mg Cocoa solids
Histidine 0mg 0.339mg Cocoa solids
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Cocoa solids
Saturated Fat 0g 8.07g Table salt
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 4.57g Cocoa solids
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 0.44g Cocoa solids

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Table salt 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
0
Table salt
16
Cocoa solids
Mineral Summary Score
636
Table salt
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
0%
Table salt
118%
Cocoa solids
Carbohydrates
0%
Table salt
58%
Cocoa solids
Fats
0%
Table salt
63%
Cocoa solids

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.75g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.07g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Table salt
Table salt is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is cheaper?
Table salt
Table salt is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids contains less Sodium (difference - 38737mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Table salt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173468/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.