Chocolate, dark, 45-59% cacao
Dark chocolate, also called "plain chocolate" or "black chocolate", is produced by adding fat and sugar to cocoa. It is chocolate with no milk or much less than milk chocolate. The U.S. has no official definition for dark chocolate. Dark chocolate can be eaten as is, or used in cooking, for which thicker, baking bars, usually with high cocoa percentages ranging from 70% to 99% are sold. Dark is synonymous with semisweet, and extra dark with bittersweet, although the ratio of cocoa butter to solids may vary.
45-59% cacao dark chocolate Nutrition Facts: Calories, Carbs, and Health BenefitsTweet
45-59% cacao dark chocolate is 0.97% water, contains 61.17% carbohydrates, 31.28% fat, and 4.88% protein. If you consume it will provide you with 0 grams of carbohydrates. That translates to 0 percent of the 130 grams of carbohydrates people should include in their daily diet. That same in an amount measuring 100 grams (3.5 Oz), 45-59% cacao dark chocolate provides 2283 kilojoules (546 kilocalories) of energy and is not rich in vitamins. Besides it it contains an appreciable amount of Copper, Manganese and Magnesium attaining 114.22%, 78.83% and 47.1% of the Daily Value in a 100 g (3.5 Oz), respectively.