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Nutritional Profile of Dark Chocolate (45- 59% Cacao Solids)

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We got 82 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Dark Chocolate (45- 59% Cacao Solids).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks great (Top 25) for three nutrients.

These are

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks quite high (Top 100) for 11 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Candy, Sweets or Lollies) shows that it ranks first-rate (Top 10) for 28 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks quite high (Top 25) for 19 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Dark Chocolate (45- 59% Cacao Solids)

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of Dark Chocolate (45- 59% Cacao Solids)

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of Dark Chocolate (45- 59% Cacao Solids)

61.2%
31.3%
4.9%
1%
Carbs
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of Dark Chocolate (45- 59% Cacao Solids)

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of Dark Chocolate (45- 59% Cacao Solids)

18.5%
9.5%
1.1%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Dark Chocolate (45- 59% Cacao Solids)

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: Dark Chocolate (45- 59% Cacao Solids)

In food category: Candy, Sweets or Lollies

Carbohydrates (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
61.2 g
17.3 g
151
383
Fiber, total dietary
7 g
2 g
23
178
Lactose
1.7 g
467.8 mg
11
92
Sucrose
46.2 g
13.1 g
8
13
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
47.9 g
13.6 g
132
193
Fatty Acids (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
9.5 g
2.7 g
41
360
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
1.1 g
309 mg
94
1483
Fatty Acids, total saturated
18.5 g
5.2 g
20
150
Fatty Acids, total trans
112 mg
31.8 mg
41
649
Total Lipid (Fat)
31.3 g
8.9 g
38
286
Saturated Fats (13)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Arachidic Acid (20:0)
308 mg
87.3 mg
8
43
Behenic Acid (22:0)
54 mg
15.3 mg
11
132
Butyric Acid (4:0)
57 mg
16.2 mg
90
401
Capric Acid (10:0)
85 mg
24.1 mg
93
447
Caproic Acid (6:0)
44 mg
12.5 mg
74
314
Caprylic Acid (8:0)
29 mg
8.2 mg
104
375
Heptadecanoic Acid (17:0)
74 mg
21 mg
9
249
Lauric Acid (12:0)
78 mg
22.1 mg
110
632
Lignoceric Acid (24:0)
30 mg
8.5 mg
11
79
Myristic Acid (14:0)
259 mg
73.4 mg
118
891
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
7.6 g
2.2 g
15
212
Pentadecanoic Acid (15:0)
33 mg
9.4 mg
16
143
Stearic Acid (18:0)
9.8 g
2.8 g
8
53
Monounsaturated Fats (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Elaidic Acid (18:1 t)
78 mg
22.1 mg
8
588
Myristoleic Acid (14:1)
19 mg
5.4 mg
14
185
Oleate (18:1 c)
9.3 g
2.6 g
5
134
Oleic Acid (18:1)
9.4 g
2.7 g
34
351
Palmitelaidic Acid (16:1 t)
10 mg
2.8 mg
1
76
Palmitoleate (16:1 c)
103 mg
29.2 mg
4
402
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
113 mg
32 mg
46
870
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
18 mg
5.1 mg
50
456
trans-Monoenoic Fatty Acids
88 mg
24.9 mg
7
568
Polyunsaturated Fats (11)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Adrenic Acid, AdA (22:4)
3 mg
0.9 mg
2
49
alpha-Linolenic Acid, ALA (18:3 n-3)
85 mg
24.1 mg
4
403
cis-Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6 c,c)
947 mg
268.5 mg
4
421
Conjugated Linoleic Acid, CLA (18:2)
27 mg
7.7 mg
2
162
Eicosadienoic Acid (20:2 n-6 c,c)
1 mg
0.3 mg
3
143
Eicosapentaenoic Acid, EPA (20:5 n-3)
1 mg
0.3 mg
4
336
Eicosatetraenoic Acid, ETA (20:4)
2 mg
0.6 mg
20
292
Linelaidic Acid (18:2 t)
24 mg
6.8 mg
1
171
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
998 mg
282.9 mg
81
1411
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
85 mg
24.1 mg
58
871
trans-Polyenoic Fatty Acids
24 mg
6.8 mg
4
202
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
4.9 g
1.4 g
104
1132
Water-soluble Vitamins (6)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Niacin
725 µg
205.5 µg
68
1824
Pantothenic Acid
297 µg
84.2 µg
66
889
Riboflavin
50 µg
14.2 µg
141
761
Thiamin
25 µg
7.1 µg
104
859
Vitamin B12
0.2 µg
0.1 µg
40
707
Vitamin B6
42 µg
11.9 µg
85
939
Fat-soluble Vitamins (12)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Carotene
7 µg
2 µg
3
457
alpha-Tocopherol
540 µg
153.1 µg
80
589
beta-Carotene
26 µg
7.4 µg
17
1140
beta-Cryptoxanthin
1 µg
0.3 µg
9
184
delta-Tocopherol
340 µg
96.4 µg
7
194
gamma-Tocopherol
6.4 mg
1.8 mg
6
127
gamma-Tocotrienol
80 µg
22.7 µg
4
88
Lutein + Zeaxanthin
31 µg
8.8 µg
18
1003
Menaquinone-4
0.1 µg
0.03 µg
3
113
Phylloquinone
8.1 µg
2.3 µg
17
841
Vitamin A, IU
50 IU
14.2 IU
116
988
Vitamin A, RAE
2 µg
0.6 µg
71
711
Minerals (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
56 mg
15.9 mg
117
491
Copper, Cu
1 mg
292 µg
12
154
Iron, Fe
8 mg
2.3 mg
9
251
Magnesium, Mg
146 mg
41.4 mg
14
176
Manganese, Mn
1.4 mg
402.6 µg
13
232
Phosphorus, P
206 mg
58.4 mg
39
458
Potassium, K
559 mg
158.5 mg
19
343
Selenium, Se
3 µg
0.9 µg
54
664
Sodium, Na
24 mg
6.8 mg
199
1127
Zinc, Zn
2 mg
569.8 µg
30
712
Other Micronutrients (6)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
beta-Sitosterol
66 mg
18.7 mg
5
48
Caffeine
43 mg
12.2 mg
12
33
Campesterol
11 mg
3.1 mg
4
31
Cholesterol
8 mg
2.3 mg
36
373
Stigmasterol
25 mg
7.1 mg
5
13
Theobromine
493 mg
139.8 mg
10
13
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
970 mg
275 mg
283
2688
Other (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
1.7 g
481.9 mg
49
490
Kcal (Energy)
546 kcal
154.8 kcal
22
144
KJ (Energy)
2,280 kj
646.4 kj
15
78
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of dark chocolate (45- 59% cacao solids) with 82 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Dark Chocolate (45- 59% Cacao Solids)

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Bar162.0 g5.7 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of dark chocolate (45- 59% cacao solids)

7 Similar Candy, Sweets or Lollies

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Dark ChocolateNo of
Nutrients
(60-69% Cacao Solids)
79
(70-85% Cacao Solids)
80
Dark Chocolate CandiesNo of
Nutrients
(45-59% Cacao Solids 90%; 60-69% Cacao Solids 5%; 70-85% Cacao Solids 5%, Not Further Specified, Candies)
83
Dark Chocolate Coated Coffee BeansNo of
Nutrients
38
Dove Dark ChocolateNo of
Nutrients
16
Milky Way Caramels. Dark Chocolate CoveredNo of
Nutrients
17
Special Dark Chocolate BarNo of
Nutrients
22
Figure 5. Similar candy, sweets or lollies 1 to 7.

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