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Tapioca vs. Chocolate — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Tapioca and Chocolate

  • Tapioca has more Vitamin B2, while Chocolate has more Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Fiber, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Potassium.
  • Chocolate's daily need coverage for Copper is 113% higher.
  • Chocolate contains 3 times less Vitamin B2 than Tapioca. Tapioca contains 0.143mg of Vitamin B2, while Chocolate contains 0.05mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Tapioca is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Puddings, tapioca, dry mix, prepared with 2% milk and Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Iron +13266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +1116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +151.2%
Contains more Potassium +320.3%
Contains less Sodium -80.2%
Contains more Zinc +474.3%
Contains more Copper +8466.7%
Contains more Manganese +20171.4%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 32% 3% 9% 36% 12% 16% 10% 4% 1% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343% 186% 17%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Iron +13266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +1116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +151.2%
Contains more Potassium +320.3%
Contains less Sodium -80.2%
Contains more Zinc +474.3%
Contains more Copper +8466.7%
Contains more Manganese +20171.4%
Contains more Selenium +50%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +186%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +866.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.297
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.23
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 10% 0% 27% 3% 8% 33% 2% 17% 8% 3% 32% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 0% 21%
Contains more Vitamin A +220%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +186%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +866.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.297
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.23

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +7633%
Contains more Protein +69.4%
Contains more Fats +1773.1%
Contains more Carbs +212.7%
Contains more Other +93.2%
3% 2% 20% 75%
Protein: 2.88 g
Fats: 1.67 g
Carbs: 19.56 g
Water: 75.01 g
Other: 0.88 g
5% 31% 61% 2%
Protein: 4.88 g
Fats: 31.28 g
Carbs: 61.17 g
Water: 0.97 g
Other: 1.7 g
Contains more Water +7633%
Contains more Protein +69.4%
Contains more Fats +1773.1%
Contains more Carbs +212.7%
Contains more Other +93.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2010.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1690.2%
66% 30% 4%
Saturated Fat: 0.991 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.452 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.061 g
64% 33% 4%
Saturated Fat: 18.519 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.54 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.092 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2010.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1690.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Tapioca Chocolate
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tapioca Chocolate Opinion
Net carbs 19.56g 54.17g Chocolate
Protein 2.88g 4.88g Chocolate
Fats 1.67g 31.28g Chocolate
Carbs 19.56g 61.17g Chocolate
Calories 105kcal 546kcal Chocolate
Sugar 47.9g Tapioca
Fiber 0g 7g Chocolate
Calcium 105mg 56mg Tapioca
Iron 0.06mg 8.02mg Chocolate
Magnesium 12mg 146mg Chocolate
Phosphorus 82mg 206mg Chocolate
Potassium 133mg 559mg Chocolate
Sodium 121mg 24mg Chocolate
Zinc 0.35mg 2.01mg Chocolate
Copper 0.012mg 1.028mg Chocolate
Manganese 0.007mg 1.419mg Chocolate
Selenium 2µg 3µg Chocolate
Vitamin A 160IU 50IU Tapioca
Vitamin A RAE 47µg 2µg Tapioca
Vitamin E 0.54mg Chocolate
Vitamin D 34IU Tapioca
Vitamin D 0.9µg Tapioca
Vitamin C 0.7mg Tapioca
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.025mg Tapioca
Vitamin B2 0.143mg 0.05mg Tapioca
Vitamin B3 0.075mg 0.725mg Chocolate
Vitamin B5 0.277mg 0.297mg Chocolate
Vitamin B6 0.033mg 0.042mg Chocolate
Folate 4µg Tapioca
Vitamin B12 0.25µg 0.23µg Tapioca
Vitamin K 8.1µg Chocolate
Tryptophan 0.041mg Tapioca
Threonine 0.13mg Tapioca
Isoleucine 0.173mg Tapioca
Leucine 0.282mg Tapioca
Lysine 0.228mg Tapioca
Methionine 0.073mg Tapioca
Phenylalanine 0.139mg Tapioca
Valine 0.192mg Tapioca
Histidine 0.078mg Tapioca
Cholesterol 6mg 8mg Tapioca
Trans Fat 0.112g Tapioca
Saturated Fat 0.991g 18.519g Tapioca
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.001g Chocolate
Monounsaturated Fat 0.452g 9.54g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 0.061g 1.092g Chocolate
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.001g Chocolate
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.947g Chocolate
Omega-3 - ALA 0.085g Chocolate

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tapioca Chocolate
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Tapioca
9%
Chocolate
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Tapioca
116%
Chocolate

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tapioca
Tapioca is lower in Sugar (difference - 47.9g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tapioca
Tapioca is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tapioca
Tapioca is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.528g)
Which food is cheaper?
Tapioca
Tapioca is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 97mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in glycemic index (difference - 55)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chocolate
Chocolate is relatively richer in minerals
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Tapioca - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169612/nutrients
  2. Chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/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.