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Nutritional Profile of Dark Chocolate (70-85% Cacao Solids)

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We got 80 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Dark Chocolate (70-85% Cacao Solids).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks first-class (Top 25) for four nutrients.

These are

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks quite high (Top 100) for 15 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 very high (Top 10) for 37 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks notably well (Top 25) for 12 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 (70-85% 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 (70-85% 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 (70-85% Cacao Solids)

45.9%
42.6%
7.8%
1.4%
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 (70-85% 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 (70-85% Cacao Solids)

24.5%
12.8%
1.3%
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 (70-85% 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.

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Nutrient Profile: Dark Chocolate (70-85% Cacao Solids)

In food category: Candy, Sweets or Lollies

Carbohydrates (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
45.9 g
13 g
206
560
Fiber, total dietary
10.9 g
3.1 g
8
138
Sucrose
24 g
6.8 g
15
46
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
24 g
6.8 g
201
460
Fatty Acids (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
12.8 g
3.6 g
17
279
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
1.3 g
357.2 mg
87
1389
Fatty Acids, total saturated
24.5 g
6.9 g
7
99
Fatty Acids, total trans
30 mg
8.5 mg
58
731
Total Lipid (Fat)
42.6 g
12.1 g
8
190
Saturated Fats (13)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Arachidic Acid (20:0)
408 mg
115.7 mg
3
22
Behenic Acid (22:0)
68 mg
19.3 mg
8
119
Butyric Acid (4:0)
14 mg
4 mg
111
444
Capric Acid (10:0)
45 mg
12.8 mg
111
487
Caproic Acid (6:0)
8 mg
2.3 mg
98
350
Caprylic Acid (8:0)
6 mg
1.7 mg
120
398
Heptadecanoic Acid (17:0)
86 mg
24.4 mg
4
237
Lauric Acid (12:0)
17 mg
4.8 mg
134
693
Lignoceric Acid (24:0)
38 mg
10.8 mg
7
72
Myristic Acid (14:0)
78 mg
22.1 mg
151
1072
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
10.1 g
2.9 g
3
89
Pentadecanoic Acid (15:0)
16 mg
4.5 mg
26
160
Stearic Acid (18:0)
13.6 g
3.9 g
2
26
Monounsaturated Fats (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Elaidic Acid (18:1 t)
23 mg
6.5 mg
12
642
Myristoleic Acid (14:1)
4 mg
1.1 mg
26
200
Oleate (18:1 c)
12.6 g
3.6 g
2
106
Oleic Acid (18:1)
12.7 g
3.6 g
13
259
Palmitelaidic Acid (16:1 t)
2 mg
0.6 mg
3
84
Palmitoleate (16:1 c)
104 mg
29.5 mg
3
401
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
106 mg
30.1 mg
50
877
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
20 mg
5.7 mg
48
454
trans-Monoenoic Fatty Acids
25 mg
7.1 mg
11
631
Polyunsaturated Fats (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Adrenic Acid, AdA (22:4)
4 mg
1.1 mg
1
48
alpha-Linolenic Acid, ALA (18:3 n-3)
34 mg
9.6 mg
9
454
cis-Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6 c,c)
1.2 g
343 mg
1
390
Conjugated Linoleic Acid, CLA (18:2)
4 mg
1.1 mg
10
185
Eicosadienoic Acid (20:2 n-6 c,c)
1 mg
0.3 mg
3
143
Eicosatetraenoic Acid, ETA (20:4)
1 mg
0.3 mg
21
293
Linelaidic Acid (18:2 t)
5 mg
1.4 mg
5
190
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
1.2 g
345.9 mg
76
1286
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
34 mg
9.6 mg
97
922
trans-Polyenoic Fatty Acids
5 mg
1.4 mg
9
221
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
7.8 g
2.2 g
53
843
Water-soluble Vitamins (6)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Niacin
1.1 mg
297.7 µg
51
1548
Pantothenic Acid
418 µg
118.5 µg
45
770
Riboflavin
78 µg
22.1 µg
120
733
Thiamin
34 µg
9.6 µg
95
850
Vitamin B12
0.3 µg
0.1 µg
35
702
Vitamin B6
38 µg
10.8 µg
89
943
Fat-soluble Vitamins (12)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Carotene
7 µg
2 µg
3
457
alpha-Tocopherol
590 µg
167.3 µg
76
584
beta-Carotene
19 µg
5.4 µg
22
1147
beta-Cryptoxanthin
1 µg
0.3 µg
9
184
beta-Tocopherol
10 µg
2.8 µg
7
83
delta-Tocopherol
290 µg
82.2 µg
9
199
gamma-Tocopherol
9.2 mg
2.6 mg
1
67
gamma-Tocotrienol
140 µg
39.7 µg
1
82
Lutein + Zeaxanthin
27 µg
7.7 µg
20
1007
Phylloquinone
7.3 µg
2.1 µg
22
849
Vitamin A, IU
39 IU
11.1 IU
121
999
Vitamin A, RAE
2 µg
0.6 µg
71
711
Minerals (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
73 mg
20.7 mg
106
472
Copper, Cu
1.8 mg
501.8 µg
6
84
Iron, Fe
11.9 mg
3.4 mg
6
172
Magnesium, Mg
228 mg
64.6 mg
8
110
Manganese, Mn
2 mg
552.8 µg
7
184
Phosphorus, P
308 mg
87.3 mg
19
356
Potassium, K
715 mg
202.7 mg
10
227
Selenium, Se
6.8 µg
1.9 µg
23
625
Sodium, Na
20 mg
5.7 mg
203
1131
Zinc, Zn
3.3 mg
938.4 µg
14
582
Other Micronutrients (6)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
beta-Sitosterol
86 mg
24.4 mg
1
38
Caffeine
80 mg
22.7 mg
5
23
Campesterol
12 mg
3.4 mg
3
30
Cholesterol
3 mg
850.5 µg
41
378
Stigmasterol
31 mg
8.8 mg
2
8
Theobromine
802 mg
227.4 mg
6
7
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
1.4 g
388.4 mg
268
2661
Other (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
2.3 g
657.7 mg
29
428
Kcal (Energy)
598 kcal
169.5 kcal
4
95
KJ (Energy)
2,500 kj
708.7 kj
3
56
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of dark chocolate (70-85% cacao solids) with 80 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Dark Chocolate (70-85% Cacao Solids)

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

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Bar101.0 g3.6 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of dark chocolate (70-85% cacao solids)

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Dark ChocolateNo of
Nutrients
(45- 59% Cacao Solids)
82
(60-69% Cacao Solids)
79
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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