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Almond vs Macadamia - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Almond
Almond is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Almond
Almond is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Almond
Almond is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.259g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Almond
Almond contains less Sugars (difference - 0.22g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond
Almond contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (10)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Almond Macadamia
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Almond Macadamia
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
59
Almond
32
Macadamia
Mineral Summary Score
96
Almond
52
Macadamia

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Almond
8
:
Contains more Calcium +216.5%
Contains more Potassium +99.2%
Contains more Magnesium +107.7%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Zinc +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +155.9%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Equal in Iron - 3.69
Contains more Calcium +216.5%
Contains more Potassium +99.2%
Contains more Magnesium +107.7%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Zinc +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +155.9%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Equal in Iron - 3.69

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Almond
5
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4646.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +602.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +482.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4646.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +602.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +482.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100.7%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
127%
Almond
47%
Macadamia
Carbohydrates
22%
Almond
14%
Macadamia
Fats
230%
Almond
350%
Macadamia

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Almond Macadamia Opinion
Calories 579 718 Macadamia
Protein 21.15 7.91 Almond
Fats 49.93 75.77 Macadamia
Vitamin C 0 1.2 Macadamia
Carbs 21.55 13.82 Almond
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.71 3.69 Almond
Calcium 269 85 Almond
Potassium 733 368 Almond
Magnesium 270 130 Almond
Sugars 4.35 4.57 Macadamia
Fiber 12.5 8.6 Almond
Copper 1.031 0.756 Almond
Zinc 3.12 1.3 Almond
Starch 0.72 1.05 Macadamia
Phosphorus 481 188 Almond
Sodium 1 5 Almond
Vitamin A 2 0 Almond
Vitamin E 25.63 0.54 Almond
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.205 1.195 Macadamia
Vitamin B2 1.138 0.162 Almond
Vitamin B3 3.618 2.473 Almond
Vitamin B5 0.471 0.758 Macadamia
Vitamin B6 0.137 0.275 Macadamia
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Almond
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.015 Macadamia
Saturated Fat 3.802 12.061 Almond
Monounsaturated Fat 31.551 58.877 Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 12.329 1.502 Almond
Tryptophan 0.211 0.067 Almond
Threonine 0.601 0.37 Almond
Isoleucine 0.751 0.314 Almond
Leucine 1.473 0.602 Almond
Lysine 0.568 0.018 Almond
Methionine 0.157 0.023 Almond
Phenylalanine 1.132 0.665 Almond
Valine 0.855 0.363 Almond
Histidine 0.539 0.195 Almond
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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