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Castanea crenata vs Chestnut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Chestnut
Chestnut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.182g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
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 Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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.
Castanea crenata Chestnut
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Castanea crenata Chestnut
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
25
Castanea crenata
20
Chestnut
Mineral Summary Score
29
Castanea crenata
32
Chestnut

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
:
Contains more Copper +19.1%
Contains more Zinc +340%
Contains less Sodium -48.1%
Contains more Iron +19.3%
Contains more Calcium +48.4%
Contains more Potassium +117.3%
Contains more Magnesium +10.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%
Contains more Copper +19.1%
Contains more Zinc +340%
Contains less Sodium -48.1%
Contains more Iron +19.3%
Contains more Calcium +48.4%
Contains more Potassium +117.3%
Contains more Magnesium +10.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.4%
Equal in Vitamin C - 26.7
Contains more Vitamin A +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.4%
Equal in Vitamin C - 26.7

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
14%
Castanea crenata
12%
Chestnut
Carbohydrates
35%
Castanea crenata
28%
Chestnut
Fats
2%
Castanea crenata
6%
Chestnut

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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 Castanea crenata Chestnut Opinion
Calories 154 131 Castanea crenata
Protein 2.25 2 Castanea crenata
Fats 0.53 1.38 Chestnut
Vitamin C 26.3 26.7 Chestnut
Carbs 34.91 27.76 Castanea crenata
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.45 1.73 Chestnut
Calcium 31 46 Chestnut
Potassium 329 715 Chestnut
Magnesium 49 54 Chestnut
Sugars
Fiber
Copper 0.562 0.472 Castanea crenata
Zinc 1.1 0.25 Castanea crenata
Starch
Phosphorus 72 99 Chestnut
Sodium 14 27 Castanea crenata
Vitamin A 37 17 Castanea crenata
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.344 0.148 Castanea crenata
Vitamin B2 0.163 0.104 Castanea crenata
Vitamin B3 1.5 0.731 Castanea crenata
Vitamin B5 0.206 0.316 Chestnut
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.233 Castanea crenata
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.078 0.26 Castanea crenata
Monounsaturated Fat 0.278 0.476 Chestnut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.138 0.545 Chestnut
Tryptophan 0.032 0.022 Castanea crenata
Threonine 0.09 0.071 Castanea crenata
Isoleucine 0.111 0.079 Castanea crenata
Leucine 0.139 0.118 Castanea crenata
Lysine 0.147 0.118 Castanea crenata
Methionine 0.054 0.047 Castanea crenata
Phenylalanine 0.088 0.084 Castanea crenata
Valine 0.134 0.112 Castanea crenata
Histidine 0.056 0.055 Castanea crenata
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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