Cocoa powder – calorie content and chemical composition


When choosing food products in a store, in addition to the appearance of the product, it is necessary to pay attention to information about the manufacturer, the composition of the product, nutritional value, and other data indicated on the packaging, which is also important for the consumer.

Reading the product’s composition on the packaging, you can learn a lot about what we eat.

Proper nutrition is constant work on yourself. If you really want to eat only healthy food, it will take not only willpower but also knowledge – at the very least, you should learn how to read labels and understand the meanings.

Composition and calorie content

Nutritional valueContent(per 100 grams)
Calorie289 kcal
Proteins24.3 gr
Fats15 gr
Carbohydrates10.2 gr
Water5 g
Fiber35.3 gr
Organic acids3.9 g
Caloric 1 teaspoon: 26 kcal 1 tablespoon: 72 calories


VitaminsChemical nameContent in 100 gramsThe percentage of the daily requirement
Vitamin Aretinol equivalent3 mg0%
Vitamin B1thiamine0.1 mg7%
Vitamin B2Riboflavin0.2 mg11%
Vitamin Cascorbic acid0 mg0%
Vitamin Etocopherol0.3 mg3%
Vitamin B3 (PP)Niacin6.8 mg34%

Mineral content:

MineralsContent in 100 gramsThe percentage of the daily requirement
Potassium1509 mg60%
Calcium128 mg13%
Magnesium425 mg106%
Phosphorus655 mg66%
Sodium13 mg1%
Iron22 mg157%

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Thus, the product’s usefulness depends on its classification and your need for additional ingredients and components. To not get lost in the limitless world of labeling, do not forget that our diet should be based on fresh and unprocessed foods such as vegetables, fruits, herbs, berries, cereals, legumes, the composition of which does not need to be learned. So add more fresh food to your diet.

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