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Drinking chocolate (hot) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Drinking chocolate (hot) consist of 4% fat, 3% protein, 21% carbs, 0.8% fiber and 70% water. With 133 of calories per 100g it's 128% higher than other foods in Milkshakes. In total 27.07% of the calories in Drinking chocolate (hot) come from fat, 9.02% from protein and 63.16% from carbohydrates.

  • high GI Glycemic Index: 70
  • high carb 31.5g carbohydrates per portion
  • high GL Glycemic Load: 22.1
  • low Fructose
  • Gluten free
  • moderate Lactose

Can you eat Drinking chocolate (hot) for a low carb diet?

With 31.5g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 22.1 in a portion of 150g, Drinking chocolate (hot) should be avoided for a ketogenic or low-carb diet. It contains low amounts of Fructose, is Gluten free and has a moderate amount of Lactose.

Drinking chocolate (hot) nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Drinking chocolate (hot)
avg Milkshakes[1]
Calories (kcal) 133 103.6
Fat (g) 4 2.6
Protein (g) 3 3.1
Carbohydrates (g) 21 16.5
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 20 16.5
Polysaccharides (g) 1 16.5
Fibers (g) 0.8 0.5
Sodium (mg) 70 53.8
Water (g) 70 76
[1] average of Milkshakes

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (150g) of Drinking chocolate (hot) contains

  • 199.5 Calories
  • 6g of Fat
  • 4.5g of Protein
  • and 31.5g of Carbs
  • 105mg of sodium - 7% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 45mg of Magnesium, that covers 14.06% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.9mg of Zinc - 9% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.6mg of Iron - 5% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 247.5mg of Potassium - 6.19% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 1.5mg of Vitamin C - 1.43% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • 0.45mg of Vitamin B12 - 15% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

For every gram of carbs in Drinking chocolate (hot) you get

  • 0.14 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Milkshakes have on average 0.19g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 0.19 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Milkshakes 0.16g)
  • 0.04 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Milkshakes 0.03g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Drinking chocolate (hot)?

per 100g
Drinking chocolate (hot)
Vitamin C (mg) 1 1.9
Vitamin E (mg) 0.1 0.1
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.04 0
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.15 0.2
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.04 0
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 9 8.1
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0.3 0.3
Retinol (μg) 20 17.3
beta-Carotene (μg) 15 13.8
[1] average of Milkshakes

Is Drinking chocolate (hot) rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (150g) for Drinking chocolate (hot) of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Drinking chocolate (hot)

per 100g
Drinking chocolate (hot)
Magnesium (mg) 30 19.4
Zinc (mg) 0.6 0.5
Sodium (mg) 70 53.8
Calcium (mg) 100 102.5
Iron (mg) 0.4 0.2
Potassium (mg) 165 153.8
Phosphorus (mg) 100 88.1
[1] average of Milkshakes

Is Drinking chocolate (hot) high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Drinking chocolate (hot) we looked at the portion size (150g) 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 in Drinking chocolate (hot)

21% of Drinking chocolate (hot) are carbs, per serving (150g) that is 31.5g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Drinking chocolate (hot)
Monosaccharides (g) 20 15.9
Polysaccharides (g) 1 0.4
Total carbs (g) 21 16.5
[1] average of Milkshakes

How high is the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Drinking chocolate (hot)?

The Glycemic Index of Drinking chocolate (hot) is 70, which would be considered as high. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 22.1 and can be regarded as high.

Allergens in Drinking chocolate (hot)

  • is Gluten free
  • has a moderate amount of Lactose
  • low amounts of Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Drinking chocolate (hot)

Of the 4g total fat per 100g, 2.4g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.1g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 1g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 8mg.

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