Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique - Nutrition and Ingredients


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Nutrition & Ingredients Summary

One piece of Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique (11.3 grams) contains 63 calories and 1 grams of protein. It consists of 29% carbohydrates, 9% protein, 59% fat, and less than 1% of water. Jump to Nutrition Analysis

Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique contains only 7 ingredients, which is 9.6 fewer than the average chocolate bar. The recommended serving size is 3 pieces, or 34 grams, which is very similar to the serving size of the average chocolate bar. Jump to Ingredient Analysis

In one piece of Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique:

  • Calories: 63
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Sugar: 0.7 g
  • Dietary fiber: 1.3 g
  • Fat: 6.7 g, (Saturated: 4 g)

Source: USDA

Nutrition Details

Calories

Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique has 63 calories per piece or 556 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and carbohydrates.

78% of calories in Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique are from fat, 17% of calories are from carbohydrates and 5% of calories are from protein.

Carbohydrates

About 17% the calories in Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique are from carbohydrates. The carbs are mostly in the form of dietary fiber and sugar (65% and 35%).

Sugar

One piece of Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique has 0.7 grams of sugar or about 2% of daily recommended intake.

Fat

The majority, or 78% of the calories in Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique are from fat. It is high in total fat, with 6.7 grams or 10% of recommended daily values per piece. Most of the fat in Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique are saturated.

Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique is cholesterol free and trans-fat free.

Protein

A single piece of Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique contains 2% of recommended daily values or 1 grams of protein.

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Nutrition calculations are from Harvard Medical's nutrient guidelines [1] and USDA's food central database (2019) [2].
We calculated values from 2000 kCal daily recommended diet.

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Nutrition Comparison to Other Chocolate Bars


Here is a table of nutritional differences between Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique and the average chocolate bar. Comparing by equal weight (one serving or 34 grams):
Nutrition comparison between Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique and the average chocolate bar, 1 serving (34g).
Nutrient Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique Difference Average/Median
Chocolate Bar
Calories 190kcal +9% 173kcal / 174kcal
Carbohydrates 10g -49% 20g / 20g
Sugar 2g -88% 15g / 16g
Dietary Fiber 4g +228% 2g / 1g
Total Fat 20g +94% 11g / 10g
Saturated Fat 12g +99% 6g / 6g
Trans Fat ~ ~ <0.1g / ~
Cholesterol ~ -100% 4mg / 4mg
Sodium ~ -100% 124mg / 34mg
Protein 3g +28% 2g / 2g
Vitamin D ~ ~ 1iu / ~
Calcium 20mg -31% 32mg / 29mg
Iron 2mg +87% 1mg / 1mg
Potassium 270mg +122% 143mg / 121mg

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Ingredients

Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique contains only 7 ingredients, which is 9.6 fewer than the average chocolate bar (16.6 ingredients). Its top ingredient is unsweetened chocolate, unlike most chocolate bars, where the top ingredient tends to be chocolate.

Full Ingredients List

unsweetened chocolate, cocoa butter, sugar, milk fat, vanilla extract, natural flavor, soy lecithin.
Source: USDA

This chocolate bar contains cocoa butter, sugar, milk fat, natural flavor and soy lecithin, which are also common ingredients in many other chocolate bars.

Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique does not contain palm oil or palm derivatives, which appears in more than 25% of chocolate bars.



Ingredients Compared to Other Chocolate Bars

The ingredients in Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique versus how frequently they appear in other chocolate bars:
How common the ingredients in Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique are compared to other chocolate bars
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1 Unsweetened Chocolate
2 Cocoa Butter
3 Sugar
4 Milk Fat
5 Vanilla Extract
6 Natural Flavor
7 Soy Lecithin

Quick Facts

How healthy is Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique?

On the positive side, Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique has 88% less sugar, 228% more dietary fiber, 100% less cholesterol, 100% less sodium, 28% more protein, 87% more iron and 122% more potassium than the average chocolate bar. Unfortunately, it also has 94% more total fat, 99% more saturated fat and 31% less calcium than the average chocolate bar.

Is Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique vegan?

Ghirardelli Moonlight Mystique is not vegan in terms of its ingredients - it contains milk fat. It also has natural flavor which can be non-vegan.