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Chestnut vs Safflower - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Safflower
Safflower is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Safflower
Safflower is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Safflower
Safflower contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Safflower
Safflower is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Safflower
Safflower is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chestnut
Chestnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.422g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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 Safflower
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 Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chestnut Safflower
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
53
Safflower
Mineral Summary Score
32
Chestnut
123
Safflower

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 Iron +183.2%
Contains more Calcium +69.6%
Contains more Magnesium +553.7%
Contains more Copper +270.1%
Contains more Zinc +1920%
Contains more Phosphorus +550.5%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Potassium - 687
Contains more Iron +183.2%
Contains more Calcium +69.6%
Contains more Magnesium +553.7%
Contains more Copper +270.1%
Contains more Zinc +1920%
Contains more Phosphorus +550.5%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Potassium - 687

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +685.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +299%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +212.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1175.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +402.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +685.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +299%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +212.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1175.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +402.1%

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
97%
Safflower
Carbohydrates
28%
Chestnut
34%
Safflower
Fats
6%
Chestnut
177%
Safflower

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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 Safflower Opinion
Calories 131 517 Safflower
Protein 2 16.18 Safflower
Fats 1.38 38.45 Safflower
Vitamin C 26.7 0 Chestnut
Carbs 27.76 34.29 Safflower
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.73 4.9 Safflower
Calcium 46 78 Safflower
Potassium 715 687 Chestnut
Magnesium 54 353 Safflower
Sugars
Fiber
Copper 0.472 1.747 Safflower
Zinc 0.25 5.05 Safflower
Starch
Phosphorus 99 644 Safflower
Sodium 27 3 Safflower
Vitamin A 17 50 Safflower
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.148 1.163 Safflower
Vitamin B2 0.104 0.415 Safflower
Vitamin B3 0.731 2.284 Safflower
Vitamin B5 0.316 4.03 Safflower
Vitamin B6 0.233 1.17 Safflower
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.26 3.682 Chestnut
Monounsaturated Fat 0.476 4.848 Safflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.545 28.223 Safflower
Tryptophan 0.022 0.183 Safflower
Threonine 0.071 0.586 Safflower
Isoleucine 0.079 0.717 Safflower
Leucine 0.118 1.154 Safflower
Lysine 0.118 0.534 Safflower
Methionine 0.047 0.284 Safflower
Phenylalanine 0.084 0.806 Safflower
Valine 0.112 1.025 Safflower
Histidine 0.055 0.452 Safflower
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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