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Chestnut vs Pecan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pecan
Pecan is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pecan
Pecan contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pecan
Pecan is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pecan
Pecan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 44)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chestnut
Chestnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.92g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chestnut
Chestnut contains less Sugars (difference - 3.97g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($3)

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 Pecan
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chestnut Pecan
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
23
Pecan
Mineral Summary Score
32
Chestnut
68
Pecan

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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7
Pecan
Contains more Potassium +74.4%
Contains more Iron +46.2%
Contains more Calcium +52.2%
Contains more Magnesium +124.1%
Contains more Copper +154.2%
Contains more Zinc +1712%
Contains more Phosphorus +179.8%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Potassium +74.4%
Contains more Iron +46.2%
Contains more Calcium +52.2%
Contains more Magnesium +124.1%
Contains more Copper +154.2%
Contains more Zinc +1712%
Contains more Phosphorus +179.8%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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
:
7
Pecan
Contains more Vitamin C +2327.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11%
Contains more Vitamin A +229.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +345.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +173.1%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.21
Contains more Vitamin C +2327.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11%
Contains more Vitamin A +229.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +345.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +173.1%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.21

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
55%
Pecan
Carbohydrates
28%
Chestnut
14%
Pecan
Fats
6%
Chestnut
332%
Pecan

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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 Pecan Opinion
Calories 131 691 Pecan
Protein 2 9.17 Pecan
Fats 1.38 71.97 Pecan
Vitamin C 26.7 1.1 Chestnut
Carbs 27.76 13.86 Chestnut
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.73 2.53 Pecan
Calcium 46 70 Pecan
Potassium 715 410 Chestnut
Magnesium 54 121 Pecan
Sugars 3.97 Pecan
Fiber 9.6 Pecan
Copper 0.472 1.2 Pecan
Zinc 0.25 4.53 Pecan
Starch 0.46 Pecan
Phosphorus 99 277 Pecan
Sodium 27 0 Pecan
Vitamin A 17 56 Pecan
Vitamin E 1.4 Pecan
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.148 0.66 Pecan
Vitamin B2 0.104 0.13 Pecan
Vitamin B3 0.731 1.167 Pecan
Vitamin B5 0.316 0.863 Pecan
Vitamin B6 0.233 0.21 Chestnut
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 Pecan
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.26 6.18 Chestnut
Monounsaturated Fat 0.476 40.801 Pecan
Polyunsaturated fat 0.545 21.614 Pecan
Tryptophan 0.022 0.093 Pecan
Threonine 0.071 0.306 Pecan
Isoleucine 0.079 0.336 Pecan
Leucine 0.118 0.598 Pecan
Lysine 0.118 0.287 Pecan
Methionine 0.047 0.183 Pecan
Phenylalanine 0.084 0.426 Pecan
Valine 0.112 0.411 Pecan
Histidine 0.055 0.262 Pecan
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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