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Chocolate nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Chocolate

Chocolate
23 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 oz (28.35 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
-6.2 (alkaline)
Calories
546
96% Calories
94% Saturated Fat
94% Fats
93% Iron
89% Potassium
Explanation: The given food contains more Calories than 96% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Calories than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Saturated Fat, Fats, Iron, and Potassium.
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Macronutrients chart

5% 32% 62% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 10%
4.88 g of 50 g
10%
Fats:
Daily Value: 48%
31.28 g of 65 g
48%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 20%
61.17 g of 300 g
20%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
0.97 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
1.7 g

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Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 546
% Daily Value*
48%
Total Fat 31g
86%
Saturated Fat 19g
Trans Fat g
3%
Cholesterol 8mg
1%
Sodium 24mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate 61g
28%
Dietary Fiber 7g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 56mg 6%

Iron 8mg 100%

Potassium 559mg 16%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
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Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343% 186% 17% 0%
Calcium: 56 mg of 1,000 mg 6%
Iron: 8.02 mg of 8 mg 100%
Magnesium: 146 mg of 420 mg 35%
Phosphorus: 206 mg of 700 mg 29%
Potassium: 559 mg of 3,400 mg 16%
Sodium: 24 mg of 2,300 mg 1%
Zinc: 2.01 mg of 11 mg 18%
Copper: 1.028 mg of 1 mg 114%
Manganese: 1.419 mg of 2 mg 62%
Selenium: 3 µg of 55 µg 5%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Iron
8.02 mg
TOP 7%
Potassium
559 mg
TOP 11%
Magnesium
146 mg
TOP 12%
Copper
1.028 mg
TOP 17%
Manganese
1.419 mg
TOP 30%
Calcium
56 mg
TOP 32%
Phosphorus
206 mg
TOP 35%
Zinc
2.01 mg
TOP 39%
Selenium
3 µg
TOP 73%
Sodium
24 mg
TOP 80%

Vitamin coverage chart

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%
Vitamin A: 50 IU of 5,000 IU 1%
Vitamin E : 0.54 mg of 15 mg 4%
Vitamin D: µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.025 mg of 1 mg 2%
Vitamin B2: 0.05 mg of 1 mg 4%
Vitamin B3: 0.725 mg of 16 mg 5%
Vitamin B5: 0.297 mg of 5 mg 6%
Vitamin B6: 0.042 mg of 1 mg 3%
Folate: µg of 400 µg 0%
Vitamin B12: 0.23 µg of 2 µg 10%
Vitamin K: 8.1 µg of 120 µg 7%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
50 IU
TOP 49%
Vitamin K
8.1 µg
TOP 51%
Vitamin E
0.54 mg
TOP 55%
Vitamin B12
0.23 µg
TOP 57%
Vitamin B3
0.725 mg
TOP 73%
Vitamin B5
0.297 mg
TOP 74%
Vitamin B2
0.05 mg
TOP 81%
Vitamin B6
0.042 mg
TOP 82%
Vitamin B1
0.025 mg
TOP 84%

Fat type information

18.519% 9.54% 1.092%
Saturated Fat: 18.519 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.54 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.092 g

Carbohydrate type breakdown

46.25% 1.65%
Starch: g
Sucrose: 46.25 g
Glucose: 0 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 1.65 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g

Fiber content ratio for Chocolate

47.9% 7% 6.27%
Sugar: 47.9 g
Fiber: 7 g
Other: 6.27 g

All nutrients for Chocolate per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 12% 62% 4.88g 1.7 times more than Broccoli
Fats 48% 6% 31.28g 1.1 times less than Cheese
Carbs 20% 16% 61.17g 2.2 times more than Rice
Calories 27% 4% 546kcal 11.6 times more than Orange
Fructose 0% 100% 0g N/A
Sugar 0% 24% 47.9g 5.3 times more than Coca-Cola
Fiber 28% 15% 7g 2.9 times more than Orange
Calcium 6% 32% 56mg 2.2 times less than Milk
Iron 100% 7% 8.02mg 3.1 times more than Beef
Magnesium 35% 12% 146mg Equal to Almond
Phosphorus 29% 35% 206mg 1.1 times more than Chicken meat
Potassium 16% 11% 559mg 3.8 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 1% 80% 24mg 20.4 times less than White Bread
Zinc 18% 39% 2.01mg 3.1 times less than Beef
Copper 114% 17% 1.03mg 7.2 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin E 4% 55% 0.54mg 2.7 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin B1 2% 84% 0.03mg 10.6 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 4% 81% 0.05mg 2.6 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 5% 73% 0.73mg 13.2 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 6% 74% 0.3mg 3.8 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 3% 82% 0.04mg 2.8 times less than Oat
Vitamin B12 10% 57% 0.23µg 3 times less than Pork
Vitamin K 7% 51% 8.1µg 12.5 times less than Broccoli
Cholesterol 3% 49% 8mg 46.6 times less than Egg
Trans Fat 0% 61% 0.11g 132.9 times less than Margarine
Saturated Fat 93% 6% 18.52g 3.1 times more than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 16% 9.54g Equal to Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 44% 1.09g 43.2 times less than Walnut

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

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

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