Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate - Nutrition and Ingredients


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Nutrition & Ingredients Summary

One bar of Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate (84 grams) contains 420 calories and 8 grams of protein. It consists of 41% carbohydrates, 10% protein, 45% fat, and less than 1% of water. Jump to Nutrition Analysis

Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate contains only 4 ingredients, which is 12.6 fewer than the average chocolate bar. The recommended serving size is 0.5 bar, or 42 grams, which is a larger portion compared to the serving size of the average chocolate bar. Jump to Ingredient Analysis

In one bar of Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate:

  • Calories: 420
  • Protein: 8 g
  • Sugar: 14 g
  • Dietary fiber: 10 g
  • Fat: 38 g, (Saturated: 22 g)

Source: USDA

Nutrition Details

Calories

Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate has 420 calories per bar or 500 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and carbohydrates.

67% of calories in Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate are from fat, 27% of calories are from carbohydrates and 6% of calories are from protein.

Carbohydrates

A good portion, or 27% of the calories in Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate are from carbohydrates. The carbs are mostly in the form of dietary fiber and sugar (42% and 58%).

Sugar

One bar of Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate has 14 grams of sugar or about 47% of daily recommended intake.

Fat

The majority, or 67% of the calories in Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate are from fat. It is high in total fat, with 38 grams or 59% of recommended daily values per bar. Most of the fat in Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate are saturated and it contains a high amount of saturated fat, about 120% of recommended daily values.

Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate is cholesterol free and trans-fat free.

Protein

A single bar of Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate contains 16% of recommended daily values or 8 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 Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar. Comparing by equal weight (one serving or 42 grams):
Nutrition comparison between Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate and the average chocolate bar, 1 serving (42g).
Nutrient Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate Difference Average/Median
Chocolate Bar
Calories 210kcal -2% 213kcal / 215kcal
Carbohydrates 17g -30% 24g / 24g
Sugar 7g -65% 19g / 20g
Dietary Fiber 5g +231% 2g / 2g
Total Fat 19g +49% 13g / 13g
Saturated Fat 11g +48% 7g / 7g
Trans Fat ~ ~ <0.1g / ~
Cholesterol ~ -100% 5mg / 5mg
Sodium ~ -100% 153mg / 42mg
Protein 4g +38% 3g / 3g
Vitamin C ~ ~ 1mg / ~
Calcium ~ -100% 40mg / 36mg
Iron 1mg -36% 2mg / 1mg

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Ingredients

Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate contains only 4 ingredients, which is 12.6 fewer than the average chocolate bar (16.6 ingredients). Its top ingredient is cocoa bean, unlike most chocolate bars, where the top ingredient tends to be chocolate.

Full Ingredients List

cocoa beans*+, cane sugar*+, cocoa butter*+, ground vanilla bean*+.
Source: USDA

This chocolate bar contains sugar and cocoa butter, which are also common ingredients in many other chocolate bars.

Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate 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 Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate versus how frequently they appear in other chocolate bars:
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1 Cocoa Bean
2 Cane Sugar
3 Cocoa Butter
4 Ground Vanilla Bean

Quick Facts

How healthy is Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate?

On the positive side, Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate has 65% less sugar, 231% more dietary fiber, 100% less cholesterol, 100% less sodium and 38% more protein than the average chocolate bar. Unfortunately, it also has 49% more total fat, 48% more saturated fat, 100% less calcium and 36% less iron than the average chocolate bar.

Is Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate vegan?

Verified vegan by the manufacturer, Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate does not contain any non-vegan ingrediennts.

Is Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate organic?

Theo 85% Pure Dark Chocolate is certified organic by the manufacturer.