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White chocolate vs. Halva — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between White chocolate and Halva

  • White chocolate is richer in Vitamin B12, yet Halva is richer in Copper, Phosphorus, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Zinc, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Halva is 127% higher.
  • White chocolate contains 14 times more Vitamin B12 than Halva. White chocolate contains 0.56µg of Vitamin B12, while Halva contains 0.04µg.
  • Halva contains less Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Candies, white chocolate and Candies, halavah, plain.

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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 +503%
Contains more Potassium +52.9%
Contains less Sodium -53.8%
Contains more Iron +1787.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1716.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +244.9%
Contains more Zinc +483.8%
Contains more Copper +1903.3%
Contains more Manganese +10812.5%
Contains more Selenium +155.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 60% 9% 9% 76% 26% 12% 21% 20% 2% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 170% 156% 261% 17% 26% 118% 401% 114% 63%
Contains more Calcium +503%
Contains more Potassium +52.9%
Contains less Sodium -53.8%
Contains more Iron +1787.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1716.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +244.9%
Contains more Zinc +483.8%
Contains more Copper +1903.3%
Contains more Manganese +10812.5%
Contains more Selenium +155.6%

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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Halva
Contains more Vitamin A +1400%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +220.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +249.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +573%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +283.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +521.4%
Contains more Folate +828.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 20% 0% 2% 16% 66% 14% 37% 13% 6% 70% 17% 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 1% 0% 0% 1% 106% 21% 54% 11% 81% 49% 5% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1400%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +220.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +249.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +573%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +283.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +521.4%
Contains more Folate +828.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +49.1%
Contains more Protein +112.8%
Contains more Water +182.3%
Contains more Other +22%
Equal in Carbs - 60.49
6% 32% 59%
Protein: 5.87 g
Fats: 32.09 g
Carbs: 59.24 g
Water: 1.3 g
Other: 1.5 g
12% 22% 60% 4% 2%
Protein: 12.49 g
Fats: 21.52 g
Carbs: 60.49 g
Water: 3.67 g
Other: 1.83 g
Contains more Fats +49.1%
Contains more Protein +112.8%
Contains more Water +182.3%
Contains more Other +22%
Equal in Carbs - 60.49

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +11%
Contains less Saturated Fat -78.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +737.2%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 8.194
66% 31% 3%
Saturated Fat: 19.412 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.097 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.013 g
20% 39% 41%
Saturated Fat: 4.127 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.194 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.481 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +11%
Contains less Saturated Fat -78.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +737.2%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 8.194

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient White chocolate Halva Opinion
Net carbs 59.04g 55.99g White chocolate
Protein 5.87g 12.49g Halva
Fats 32.09g 21.52g White chocolate
Carbs 59.24g 60.49g Halva
Calories 539kcal 469kcal White chocolate
Sugar 59g Halva
Fiber 0.2g 4.5g Halva
Calcium 199mg 33mg White chocolate
Iron 0.24mg 4.53mg Halva
Magnesium 12mg 218mg Halva
Phosphorus 176mg 607mg Halva
Potassium 286mg 187mg White chocolate
Sodium 90mg 195mg White chocolate
Zinc 0.74mg 4.32mg Halva
Copper 0.06mg 1.202mg Halva
Manganese 0.008mg 0.873mg Halva
Selenium 4.5µg 11.5µg Halva
Vitamin A 30IU 2IU White chocolate
Vitamin A RAE 9µg 0µg White chocolate
Vitamin E 0.96mg White chocolate
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0.1mg White chocolate
Vitamin B1 0.063mg 0.424mg Halva
Vitamin B2 0.282mg 0.088mg White chocolate
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 2.856mg Halva
Vitamin B5 0.608mg 0.174mg White chocolate
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.348mg Halva
Folate 7µg 65µg Halva
Vitamin B12 0.56µg 0.04µg White chocolate
Choline 29.5mg White chocolate
Vitamin K 9.1µg White chocolate
Cholesterol 21mg 0mg Halva
Saturated Fat 19.412g 4.127g Halva
Monounsaturated Fat 9.097g 8.194g White chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.013g 8.481g Halva

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
White chocolate Halva
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
22%
White chocolate
25%
Halva
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
White chocolate
133%
Halva

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
White chocolate
White chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 105mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
White chocolate
White chocolate is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is cheaper?
White chocolate
White chocolate is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
White chocolate
White chocolate is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Halva
Halva is lower in Sugar (difference - 59g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Halva
Halva is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Halva
Halva is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.285g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Halva
Halva is relatively richer in minerals

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. White chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167571/nutrients
  2. Halva - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167996/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.