Welcome to the nutritional calories content in 4 different types of dark chocolate, ranging from 598 kcal to 546 kcal per 100g. The basic type of dark chocolate is Chocolate, dark, 60-69% cacao solids, where the amount of calories in 100g is 579 kcal.

579 kcal of calories per 100g, from Chocolate, dark, 60-69% cacao solids corresponds to 29% of the calories RDA. For a typical serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35 g) the amount of Calories is 164.15 kcal. This corresponds to an RDA percentage of 8%.

The percentage of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for calories is based on a 2000 kcal RDA level for a mature adult.

Top three dark chocolate products high in calories

Below is a summary list for the top three dark chocolate items ranked by the amount or level of calories in 100g.

1. Chocolate, dark, 70-85% cacao solids : 598kcal (30%RDA)
2. Chocolate, dark, 60-69% cacao solids : 579kcal (29%RDA)
3. Candies, chocolate, dark, NFS (45-59% cacao solids 90%; 60-69% cacao solids 5%; 70-85% cacao solids 5%) : 550kcal (28%RDA)

Following on from the three top dark chocolate items or products containing calories we have a more comprehensive break down of Chocolate, dark, 60-69% cacao solids, and the highest item containing calories which is Chocolate, dark, 70-85% cacao solids. We also give a comparison of average values, median values and lowest values along with a comparison with other food groups and assess the effects of storage and preparation on the 4 types of dark chocolate.

At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 4 different types of dark chocolate based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes), providing a comprehensive analysis of the calories content in dark chocolate.

Chocolate, dark, 60-69% cacao solids - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Chocolate, dark, 60-69% cacao solids should be considered along with the calories content. This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Sweets.Other important and calories related nutrients are Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving in your diet, the amount of Protein is 6.12 g (11% RDA), the amount of Fat is 38.31 g (59% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 52.42 g (40% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the RDA chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the calories levels in dark chocolate.

calories and nutrition facts in dark chocolate per 100g

Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Chocolate, dark, 60-69% cacao solids has a nutritional value score of 14 out of 100.Comparing the calories content and the nutritional density in 100g for Chocolate, dark, 60-69% cacao solids; We class this as a high calories content item.In terms of overall nutritional value we class this as an item with a medium nutritional density value.

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 oz (or 28.35 g)

For the food Chocolate, dark, 60-69% cacao solids the typical serving size is 1 oz (or 28.35 g) which contains 164.15 kcal of Calories. The calories percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 8 %.

To give 100% of the RDA, 12.5 servings of the typical serving size 1 oz (or 28.35 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Protein content is 1.74 g, the Fat content is 10.86 g and the Carbohydrate content is 14.86 g. The percentages are shown below in the calories chart, for the typical serving of calories and the related and important nutritional values.calories and nutritional content in dark chocolate

Macronutrients in Chocolate, dark, 60-69% cacao solids


The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food described above is measured in grams per 100g and grams in a typical serving size (in this case 1 oz or 28.35 g), although it is also useful to give the number of calories from protein, fat and carbohydrate which are the most important macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 7.0 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 97.7 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 59.4 (kcal).calories, calories and nutritional content in dark chocolate

Kcal of calories in dark chocolate (per 100g)

This list of 4 types of dark chocolate, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Chocolate, dark, 70-85% cacao solids through to Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional calories content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how many calories in dark chocolate.

The list below gives the total calories content in the 4 items from the general description 'dark chocolate' each of which show the calories amount as well as Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 4 food items shown in the calories chart. This gives a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

dark chocolate calories per 100g

The corresponding nutritional value for dark chocolate based on our density score out of 100 (ranked by the amount of calories per 100g) is shown in the below nutritional density chart. dark chocolate calories per 100g

Average Content for dark chocolate

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of calories contained in 100g of dark chocolate, based on the list below of 4 different items under the general description of dark chocolate, is 568.25 kcal of calories. This average value corresponds to 28.41 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Protein is 5.97 g, the average amount of Fat is 36.11 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Calories is found in Chocolate, dark, 60-69% cacao solids which in 100g contains 579 kcal of Calories. This corresponds to 29 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Protein is 6.12 g, the amount of Fat is 38.31 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 52.42 g.

Highest calories Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 4 different dark chocolate nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of calories is found in Chocolate, dark, 70-85% cacao solids which contains 598 kcal of calories per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 30 %. For this 100g serving the Protein content is 7.79 g, the Fat content is 42.63 g, the Carbohydrate content is 45.9 g. chart to show highest calories in dark chocolate per 100g

The lowest amount of calories in 100g is in Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids which contains 546 kcal. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 27 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Protein is 4.88 g, the amount of Fat is 31.28 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 61.17 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a calories range of 52 kcal per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 2.91 g for Protein, 11.35 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of calories per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high calories foods in your diet. For example 100g of Chocolate, dark, 60-69% cacao solids contains 579 kcal of calories. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the calories nutritional content.

The food with the highest calories content per typical serving is Chocolate, dark, 70-85% cacao solids which contains 169.53 kcal in 1 oz (or 28.35 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 8 %. For this serving the Protein content is 2.21 g, the Fat content is 12.09 g and the Carbohydrate content is 13.01 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing calories which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of foods with a high amount of calories.


Dark chocolate List, calories Content per 100g

1. Chocolate, dark, 70-85% cacao solids - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Sweets
  Calories
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  598 kcal (30%)7.79 g (14%)45.9 g (35%)42.63 g (66%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   169.53 kcal (8%) 2.21 g (4%) 13.01 g (10%) 12.09 g (19%)
  Other serving sizes 1 bar (or 101g):
  603.98 kcal (30%) 7.87 g (14%) 46.36 g (36%) 43.06 g (66%)
2. Chocolate, dark, 60-69% cacao solids - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Sweets
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  579 kcal (29%)6.12 g (11%)52.42 g (40%)38.31 g (59%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   164.15 kcal (8%) 1.74 g (3%) 14.86 g (11%) 10.86 g (17%)
  Other serving sizes 1 bar (or 112g):
  648.48 kcal (32%) 6.85 g (12%) 58.71 g (45%) 42.91 g (66%)
3. Candies, chocolate, dark, NFS (45-59% cacao solids 90%; 60-69% cacao solids 5%; 70-85% cacao solids 5%) - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Sweets
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  550 kcal (28%)5.09 g (9%)59.97 g (46%)32.2 g (50%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   155.93 kcal (8%) 1.44 g (3%) 17 g (13%) 9.13 g (14%)
  Other serving sizes 1 bar (or 127g):
  698.5 kcal (35%) 6.46 g (12%) 76.16 g (59%) 40.89 g (63%)
4. Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Sweets
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  546 kcal (27%)4.88 g (9%)61.17 g (47%)31.28 g (48%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   154.79 kcal (8%) 1.38 g (2%) 17.34 g (13%) 8.87 g (14%)






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