Dark Bread vs Bread: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Dark bread - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Bread - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Dark bread vs bread - where is more calories?

At first glance, you can see that in dark bread is just a little more calories than in bread.

Dark bread has 252 kcal per 100g and bread 266 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 6 %.

In dark bread and in bread most calories came from carbs.

dark bread or bread - where is more nutrients?

Dark bread vs bread nutrition, vitamins and minerals

per 100gDark breadBread
Calories252 266
Carbohydrates42.71 g49.42 g
Fat3.5 g3.33 g
Dietary fiber6 g2.7 g
Protein12.45 g8.85 g
Water39.01 g36.42 g
Calcium161 mg144 mg
Iron2.47 mg3.61 mg
Magnessium75 mg23 mg
Phosphorus7.8 mg0.2 mg
Potassium254 mg126 mg
Sodium455 mg490 mg
Zink7.8 mg0.2 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.394 mg0.533 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.167 mg0.243 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)4.438 mg4.78 mg
Vitaminium B60.215 mg0.087 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.042 mg0.171 mg
Vitaminium E2.66 mg0.22 mg


It is aslo easy to see see that in dark bread is more protein than in bread.

There is 8.85g per 100g of bread and 12.45g per 100g of dark bread so using simple math we can see that difference is about 41 %.


In dark bread is less carbohydrates than in bread.

There is 49.42g/100g of carbohydrates in bread and 42.71g/100g in dark bread so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 16 %.


In dark bread is more fats than in bread.

The tables above show us that there is 3.33g/100g of fats in bread and 3.5g/100g in dark bread. In this case difference is about 5 %.

See tables below to compare dark bread with bread in details.

Dark bread

  • Calories252
  • Carbohydrates42.71 g
  • Fat3.5 g
  • Dietary fiber6 g
  • Protein12.45 g
  • Water39.01 g
Dark bread calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | slice

Calories source

  • 68% CARBS.
  • 20% PROTEIN
  • 12% FAT


  • Calories266
  • Carbohydrates49.42 g
  • Fat3.33 g
  • Dietary fiber2.7 g
  • Protein8.85 g
  • Water36.42 g
Bread calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | slice

Calories source

  • 75% CARBS
  • 13% PROTEIN
  • 11% FAT

Vitamins: bread vs dark bread

Minerals: dark bread vs bread

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

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Healthy eating and living style promoter

All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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