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Dark chocolate (70% cocoa, w/ hazelnuts) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Dark chocolate (70% cocoa, w/ hazelnuts) consist of 36% fat, 9% protein, 41% carbs, 9.2% fiber and 2% water. With 535 of calories per 100g it's 122% higher than other foods in Sweets. In total 60.56% of the calories in Dark chocolate (70% cocoa, w/ hazelnuts) come from fat, 6.73% from protein and 30.65% from carbohydrates.

With 8.2g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 2.1 in a portion of 20g, Dark chocolate (70% cocoa, w/ hazelnuts) should be avoided for a ketogenic diet due to the high percentage of carbs. It contains high amounts of Fructose, is Gluten free and has very low amounts of Lactose.

Quick facts

  • low GI
  • high carb
  • low GL
  • high Fructose
  • Gluten free
  • low Lactose
  • high Zinc
  • high Iron
  • high Magnesium
  • high Potassium

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Dark chocolate (70% cocoa, w/ hazelnuts)
avg[1]
Calories (kcal) 535 437.8
Fat (g) 36 16.9
Protein (g) 9 6.7
Carbohydrates (g) 41 61.5
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 41 61.5
Polysaccharides (g) 0 61.5
Fibers (g) 9.2 3.8
Water (g) 2 4.9
[1] average of Sweets

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (20g) contains

  • 107 Calories
  • 7.2g of Fat
  • 1.8g of Protein
  • and 8.2g of Carbs
  • 38mg of Magnesium, that covers 11.88% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.48mg of Zinc - 4.8% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 3.02mg of Iron - 25.17% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 248mg of Potassium - 6.2% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • No Vitamin C
  • 0.06mg of Vitamin B12 - 2% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

For every gram of carbs in Dark chocolate (70% cocoa, w/ hazelnuts) you get

  • 0.22 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Sweets have on average 0.11g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 0.88 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Sweets 0.27g)
  • 0.22 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Sweets 0.06g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Dark chocolate (70% cocoa, w/ hazelnuts)?

Vitamins
per 100g
Dark chocolate (70% cocoa, w/ hazelnuts)
avg[1]
Vitamin C (mg) 0 0.3
Vitamin E (mg) 4.9 1.7
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.1 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.08 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.19 0.1
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 25 12.2
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0.3 0.1
Retinol (μg) 0 11
beta-Carotene (μg) 15 52.6
[1] average of Sweets

Rich in vitamins?

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The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (20g) for Dark chocolate (70% cocoa, w/ hazelnuts) of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Dark chocolate (70% cocoa, w/ hazelnuts)

Minerals
per 100g
Dark chocolate (70% cocoa, w/ hazelnuts)
avg[1]
Magnesium (mg) 190 76.6
Zinc (mg) 2.4 1.1
Sodium (mg) 90 71.4
Calcium (mg) 70 70
Iron (mg) 15.1 3.9
Potassium (mg) 1240 402.8
Phosphorus (mg) 265 162
[1] average of Sweets

High in minerals?

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Again, for every mineral contained in Dark chocolate (70% cocoa, w/ hazelnuts) we looked at the portion size (20g) and applied it to the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]). Data is shown in percent of RDA per portion size.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Carbohydrates

41% of Dark chocolate (70% cocoa, w/ hazelnuts) are carbs, per serving (20g) that is 8.2g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

Sugars
per 100g
Dark chocolate (70% cocoa, w/ hazelnuts)
avg[1]
Monosaccharides (g) 41 44.8
Polysaccharides (g) 0 16.6
Total carbs (g) 41 61.5
[1] average of Sweets

How high is the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Dark chocolate (70% cocoa, w/ hazelnuts)?

The Glycemic Index of Dark chocolate (70% cocoa, w/ hazelnuts) is 25, which would be considered as low. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 2.1 and can be regarded as low.

Allergens in Dark chocolate (70% cocoa, w/ hazelnuts)

  • is Gluten free
  • has very low amounts of Lactose
  • high amounts of Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol

Of the 36g total fat per 100g, 17g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 1.6g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 15.8g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 1mg.