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Cashew vs Mixed nuts - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts contains less Sugars (difference - 1.76g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cashew
Cashew is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Cashew
Cashew is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cashew
Cashew is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.928g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cashew
Cashew is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
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 Mixed nuts
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index 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 Mixed nuts
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
35
Mixed nuts
Mineral Summary Score
128
Cashew
81
Mixed nuts

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
6
:
Contains more Iron +155.9%
Contains more Magnesium +27.5%
Contains more Copper +142%
Contains more Zinc +72%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains more Calcium +216.2%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Equal in Potassium - 632
Contains more Iron +155.9%
Contains more Magnesium +27.5%
Contains more Copper +142%
Contains more Zinc +72%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains more Calcium +216.2%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Equal in Potassium - 632

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
3
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +498.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +768.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +237.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +625.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 0.5
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +498.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +768.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +237.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +625.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 0.5

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
120%
Mixed nuts
Carbohydrates
30%
Cashew
21%
Mixed nuts
Fats
202%
Cashew
249%
Mixed nuts

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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 Mixed nuts Opinion
Calories 553 607 Mixed nuts
Protein 18.22 20.04 Mixed nuts
Fats 43.85 53.95 Mixed nuts
Vitamin C 0.5 0.5
Carbs 30.19 21.05 Cashew
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.68 2.61 Cashew
Calcium 37 117 Mixed nuts
Potassium 660 632 Cashew
Magnesium 292 229 Cashew
Sugars 5.91 4.15 Cashew
Fiber 3.3 7 Mixed nuts
Copper 2.195 0.907 Cashew
Zinc 5.78 3.36 Cashew
Starch 23.49 4.2 Cashew
Phosphorus 593 456 Cashew
Sodium 12 5 Mixed nuts
Vitamin A 0 3 Mixed nuts
Vitamin E 0.9 7.82 Mixed nuts
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.423 0.189 Cashew
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.196 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B3 1.062 7.709 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B5 0.864 1.14 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B6 0.417 0.352 Cashew
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 34.1 5.7 Cashew
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.055 Cashew
Saturated Fat 7.783 8.711 Cashew
Monounsaturated Fat 23.797 28.488 Mixed nuts
Polyunsaturated fat 7.845 14.612 Mixed nuts
Tryptophan 0.287 0.22 Cashew
Threonine 0.688 0.703 Mixed nuts
Isoleucine 0.789 0.826 Mixed nuts
Leucine 1.472 1.656 Mixed nuts
Lysine 0.928 0.782 Cashew
Methionine 0.362 0.283 Cashew
Phenylalanine 0.951 1.182 Mixed nuts
Valine 1.094 1.001 Cashew
Histidine 0.456 0.572 Mixed nuts
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