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Tarragon vs Chocolate - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Tarragon and Chocolate

  • Tarragon has more Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Potassium, Vitamin B3, and Magnesium, while Chocolate has more Copper.
  • Tarragon covers your daily need of Iron 304% more than Chocolate.
  • Tarragon contains 57 times more Vitamin B6 than Chocolate. While Tarragon contains 2.41mg of Vitamin B6, Chocolate contains only 0.042mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Tarragon is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, tarragon, dried 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +1933.9%
Contains more Iron +302.7%
Contains more Magnesium +137.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.9%
Contains more Potassium +440.3%
Contains more Zinc +94%
Contains less Sodium -61.3%
Contains more Copper +51.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343%
Contains more Calcium +1933.9%
Contains more Iron +302.7%
Contains more Magnesium +137.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.9%
Contains more Potassium +440.3%
Contains more Zinc +94%
Contains less Sodium -61.3%
Contains more Copper +51.8%

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 +8300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +904%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2578%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1134.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5638.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 252% 0% 0% 167% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 206% 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 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 21%
Contains more Vitamin A +8300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +904%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2578%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1134.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5638.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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.
Tarragon Chocolate
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tarragon Chocolate Opinion
Net carbs 42.82g 54.17g Chocolate
Protein 22.77g 4.88g Tarragon
Fats 7.24g 31.28g Chocolate
Carbs 50.22g 61.17g Chocolate
Calories 295kcal 546kcal Chocolate
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Chocolate
Sugar g 47.9g Tarragon
Fiber 7.4g 7g Tarragon
Calcium 1139mg 56mg Tarragon
Iron 32.3mg 8.02mg Tarragon
Magnesium 347mg 146mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 313mg 206mg Tarragon
Potassium 3020mg 559mg Tarragon
Sodium 62mg 24mg Chocolate
Zinc 3.9mg 2.01mg Tarragon
Copper 0.677mg 1.028mg Chocolate
Vitamin A 4200IU 50IU Tarragon
Vitamin E mg 0.54mg Chocolate
Vitamin D 0IU IU Tarragon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Tarragon
Vitamin C 50mg mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.251mg 0.025mg Tarragon
Vitamin B2 1.339mg 0.05mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.95mg 0.725mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 mg 0.297mg Chocolate
Vitamin B6 2.41mg 0.042mg Tarragon
Folate 274µg µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.23µg Chocolate
Vitamin K µg 8.1µg Chocolate
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 8mg Tarragon
Trans Fat 0g 0.112g Tarragon
Saturated Fat 1.881g 18.519g Tarragon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.474g 9.54g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 3.698g 1.092g Tarragon

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Tarragon Chocolate
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
143
Tarragon
10
Chocolate
Mineral Summary Score
318
Tarragon
120
Chocolate

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
137%
Tarragon
29%
Chocolate
Carbohydrates
50%
Tarragon
61%
Chocolate
Fats
33%
Tarragon
144%
Chocolate

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 47.9g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.638g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate is cheaper (difference - $4)

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. Tarragon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170937/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.