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Cashew vs Almond butter - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Cashew
Cashew is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cashew
Cashew is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond butter
Almond butter is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Almond butter
Almond butter is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.631g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Almond butter
Almond butter contains less Sugars (difference - 1.48g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond butter
Almond butter contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Cashew Almond butter
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cashew Almond butter
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
29
Cashew
51
Almond butter
Mineral Summary Score
128
Cashew
99
Almond butter

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
Cashew
5
:
Contains more Iron +91.4%
Contains more Copper +135%
Contains more Zinc +75.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +837.8%
Contains more Potassium +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 279
Contains more Iron +91.4%
Contains more Copper +135%
Contains more Zinc +75.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +837.8%
Contains more Potassium +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 279

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
Cashew
5
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +931.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +171.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +304.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2590%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1519%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +197.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +931.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +171.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +304.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2590%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1519%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +197.1%

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
109%
Cashew
126%
Almond butter
Carbohydrates
30%
Cashew
19%
Almond butter
Fats
202%
Cashew
256%
Almond butter

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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 Cashew Almond butter Opinion
Calories 553 614 Almond butter
Protein 18.22 20.96 Almond butter
Fats 43.85 55.5 Almond butter
Vitamin C 0.5 0 Cashew
Carbs 30.19 18.82 Cashew
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.68 3.49 Cashew
Calcium 37 347 Almond butter
Potassium 660 748 Almond butter
Magnesium 292 279 Cashew
Sugars 5.91 4.43 Cashew
Fiber 3.3 10.3 Almond butter
Copper 2.195 0.934 Cashew
Zinc 5.78 3.29 Cashew
Starch 23.49 0.08 Cashew
Phosphorus 593 508 Cashew
Sodium 12 7 Almond butter
Vitamin A 0 1 Almond butter
Vitamin E 0.9 24.21 Almond butter
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.423 0.041 Cashew
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.939 Almond butter
Vitamin B3 1.062 3.155 Almond butter
Vitamin B5 0.864 0.318 Cashew
Vitamin B6 0.417 0.103 Cashew
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 34.1 0 Cashew
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 7.783 4.152 Almond butter
Monounsaturated Fat 23.797 32.445 Almond butter
Polyunsaturated fat 7.845 13.613 Almond butter
Tryptophan 0.287 0.159 Cashew
Threonine 0.688 0.555 Cashew
Isoleucine 0.789 0.813 Almond butter
Leucine 1.472 1.483 Almond butter
Lysine 0.928 0.612 Cashew
Methionine 0.362 0.122 Cashew
Phenylalanine 0.951 1.149 Almond butter
Valine 1.094 0.937 Cashew
Histidine 0.456 0.55 Almond butter
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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