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Chestnut vs Hazelnut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Chestnut
Chestnut is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chestnut
Chestnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.204g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chestnut
Chestnut contains less Sugars (difference - 4.34g)
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.
Chestnut Hazelnut
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chestnut Hazelnut
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
20
Chestnut
50
Hazelnut
Mineral Summary Score
32
Chestnut
86
Hazelnut

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
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Contains more Iron +171.7%
Contains more Calcium +147.8%
Contains more Magnesium +201.9%
Contains more Copper +265.5%
Contains more Zinc +880%
Contains more Phosphorus +192.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Potassium - 680
Contains more Iron +171.7%
Contains more Calcium +147.8%
Contains more Magnesium +201.9%
Contains more Copper +265.5%
Contains more Zinc +880%
Contains more Phosphorus +192.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Potassium - 680

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 C +323.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +334.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +190.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +141.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.113
Contains more Vitamin C +323.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +334.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +190.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +141.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.113

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
12%
Chestnut
90%
Hazelnut
Carbohydrates
28%
Chestnut
17%
Hazelnut
Fats
6%
Chestnut
280%
Hazelnut

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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 Chestnut Hazelnut Opinion
Calories 131 628 Hazelnut
Protein 2 14.95 Hazelnut
Fats 1.38 60.75 Hazelnut
Vitamin C 26.7 6.3 Chestnut
Carbs 27.76 16.7 Chestnut
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.73 4.7 Hazelnut
Calcium 46 114 Hazelnut
Potassium 715 680 Chestnut
Magnesium 54 163 Hazelnut
Sugars 4.34 Hazelnut
Fiber 9.7 Hazelnut
Copper 0.472 1.725 Hazelnut
Zinc 0.25 2.45 Hazelnut
Starch 0.48 Hazelnut
Phosphorus 99 290 Hazelnut
Sodium 27 0 Hazelnut
Vitamin A 17 20 Hazelnut
Vitamin E 15.03 Hazelnut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.148 0.643 Hazelnut
Vitamin B2 0.104 0.113 Hazelnut
Vitamin B3 0.731 1.8 Hazelnut
Vitamin B5 0.316 0.918 Hazelnut
Vitamin B6 0.233 0.563 Hazelnut
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.2 Hazelnut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.26 4.464 Chestnut
Monounsaturated Fat 0.476 45.652 Hazelnut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.545 7.92 Hazelnut
Tryptophan 0.022 0.193 Hazelnut
Threonine 0.071 0.497 Hazelnut
Isoleucine 0.079 0.545 Hazelnut
Leucine 0.118 1.063 Hazelnut
Lysine 0.118 0.42 Hazelnut
Methionine 0.047 0.221 Hazelnut
Phenylalanine 0.084 0.663 Hazelnut
Valine 0.112 0.701 Hazelnut
Histidine 0.055 0.432 Hazelnut
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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