Chocolate Hazelnut Spread vs. Maple Syrup

Nutrition comparison of Chocolate Hazelnut Spread and Maple Syrup


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of chocolate hazelnut spread versus maple syrup (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in chocolate hazelnut spread and maple syrup:

  • Both chocolate hazelnut spread and maple syrup are high in calcium, calories, carbohydrates, potassium and sugar.
  • Chocolate hazelnut spread has signficantly more Vitamin E than maple syrup.
  • Chocolate hazelnut spread is an excellent source of dietary fiber and iron.
  • Maple syrup has more riboflavin, however, chocolate hazelnut spread contains more niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6, folate and Vitamin B12.
Detailed nutritional comparison of chocolate hazelnut spread and maple syrup is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Chocolate Hazelnut Spread (Chocolate-flavored hazelnut spread) and Maple Syrup (Syrups, maple) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Both chocolate hazelnut spread and maple syrup are high in calories. Chocolate hazelnut spread has 107% more calories than maple syrup - chocolate hazelnut spread has 539 calories per 100 grams and maple syrup has 260 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, chocolate hazelnut spread is heavier in protein, much lighter in carbs and much heavier in fat compared to maple syrup per calorie. Chocolate hazelnut spread has a macronutrient ratio of 4:46:50 and for maple syrup, 0:100:0 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Chocolate Hazelnut Spread Maple Syrup
Protein 4% ~
Carbohydrates 46% 100%
Fat 50% ~
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Both chocolate hazelnut spread and maple syrup are high in carbohydrates. Chocolate hazelnut spread is very similar to chocolate hazelnut spread for carbohydrates - chocolate hazelnut spread has 62.4g of total carbs per 100 grams and maple syrup has 67g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Chocolate hazelnut spread is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than maple syrup - chocolate hazelnut spread has 5.4g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and maple syrup does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Both chocolate hazelnut spread and maple syrup are high in sugar. Maple syrup has 12% more sugar than chocolate hazelnut spread - chocolate hazelnut spread has 54.1g of sugar per 100 grams and maple syrup has 60.5g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Chocolate hazelnut spread has 134 times more protein than maple syrup - chocolate hazelnut spread has 5.4g of protein per 100 grams and maple syrup has 0.04g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Chocolate hazelnut spread is high in saturated fat and maple syrup has 100% less saturated fat than chocolate hazelnut spread - chocolate hazelnut spread has 28.4g of saturated fat per 100 grams and maple syrup has 0.01g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin A

Chocolate hazelnut spread and maple syrup contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - chocolate hazelnut spread has 1ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and maple syrup does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Chocolate hazelnut spread has signficantly more Vitamin E than maple syrup - chocolate hazelnut spread has 5mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and maple syrup does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin K

Chocolate hazelnut spread and maple syrup contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - chocolate hazelnut spread has 1.9ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and maple syrup does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Maple syrup has more riboflavin, however, chocolate hazelnut spread contains more niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6, folate and Vitamin B12. Both chocolate hazelnut spread and maple syrup contain significant amounts of thiamin.

Chocolate Hazelnut Spread Maple Syrup
Thiamin 0.085 MG 0.066 MG
Riboflavin 0.17 MG 1.27 MG
Niacin 0.427 MG 0.081 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.357 MG 0.036 MG
Vitamin B6 0.082 MG 0.002 MG
Folate 14 UG ~
Vitamin B12 0.27 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Both chocolate hazelnut spread and maple syrup are high in calcium. Chocolate hazelnut spread has a little more calcium (6%) than maple syrup by weight - chocolate hazelnut spread has 108mg of calcium per 100 grams and maple syrup has 102mg of calcium.

iron

Chocolate hazelnut spread is an excellent source of iron and it has 38 times more iron than maple syrup - chocolate hazelnut spread has 4.4mg of iron per 100 grams and maple syrup has 0.11mg of iron.

potassium

Both chocolate hazelnut spread and maple syrup are high in potassium. Chocolate hazelnut spread has 92% more potassium than maple syrup - chocolate hazelnut spread has 407mg of potassium per 100 grams and maple syrup has 212mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids,

Chocolate Hazelnut Spread Maple Syrup
other omega 6 1.877 G ~
linoleic acid ~ 0.017 G
Total 1.877 G 0.017 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Chocolate Hazelnut Spread (Chocolate-flavored hazelnut spread) and Maple Syrup (Syrups, maple) .

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