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Cashew vs Castanea crenata - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.705g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata contains less Sugars (difference - 5.91g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cashew
Cashew is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Cashew
Cashew is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cashew
Cashew contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
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 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 Castanea crenata
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price 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 Castanea crenata
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
25
Castanea crenata
Mineral Summary Score
128
Cashew
29
Castanea crenata

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
8
:
Contains more Iron +360.7%
Contains more Calcium +19.4%
Contains more Potassium +100.6%
Contains more Magnesium +495.9%
Contains more Copper +290.6%
Contains more Zinc +425.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +723.6%
Contains less Sodium -14.3%
Contains more Iron +360.7%
Contains more Calcium +19.4%
Contains more Potassium +100.6%
Contains more Magnesium +495.9%
Contains more Copper +290.6%
Contains more Zinc +425.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +723.6%
Contains less Sodium -14.3%

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 B1 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +319.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +5160%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +319.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +5160%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.2%

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
14%
Castanea crenata
Carbohydrates
30%
Cashew
35%
Castanea crenata
Fats
202%
Cashew
2%
Castanea crenata

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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 Castanea crenata Opinion
Calories 553 154 Cashew
Protein 18.22 2.25 Cashew
Fats 43.85 0.53 Cashew
Vitamin C 0.5 26.3 Castanea crenata
Carbs 30.19 34.91 Castanea crenata
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.68 1.45 Cashew
Calcium 37 31 Cashew
Potassium 660 329 Cashew
Magnesium 292 49 Cashew
Sugars 5.91 Cashew
Fiber 3.3 Cashew
Copper 2.195 0.562 Cashew
Zinc 5.78 1.1 Cashew
Starch 23.49 Cashew
Phosphorus 593 72 Cashew
Sodium 12 14 Cashew
Vitamin A 0 37 Castanea crenata
Vitamin E 0.9 Cashew
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.423 0.344 Cashew
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.163 Castanea crenata
Vitamin B3 1.062 1.5 Castanea crenata
Vitamin B5 0.864 0.206 Cashew
Vitamin B6 0.417 0.283 Cashew
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 34.1 Cashew
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 7.783 0.078 Castanea crenata
Monounsaturated Fat 23.797 0.278 Cashew
Polyunsaturated fat 7.845 0.138 Cashew
Tryptophan 0.287 0.032 Cashew
Threonine 0.688 0.09 Cashew
Isoleucine 0.789 0.111 Cashew
Leucine 1.472 0.139 Cashew
Lysine 0.928 0.147 Cashew
Methionine 0.362 0.054 Cashew
Phenylalanine 0.951 0.088 Cashew
Valine 1.094 0.134 Cashew
Histidine 0.456 0.056 Cashew
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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