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Mixed nuts vs Cashew - 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.
Mixed nuts Cashew
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
Mixed nuts Cashew
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
35
Mixed nuts
29
Cashew
Mineral Summary Score
81
Mixed nuts
128
Cashew

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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Cashew
Contains more Calcium +216.2%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Contains more Iron +155.9%
Contains more Magnesium +27.5%
Contains more Copper +142%
Contains more Zinc +72%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Equal in Potassium - 660
Contains more Calcium +216.2%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Contains more Iron +155.9%
Contains more Magnesium +27.5%
Contains more Copper +142%
Contains more Zinc +72%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Equal in Potassium - 660

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
:
3
Cashew
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +498.2%
Equal in Vitamin C - 0.5
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +498.2%
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
120%
Mixed nuts
109%
Cashew
Carbohydrates
21%
Mixed nuts
30%
Cashew
Fats
249%
Mixed nuts
202%
Cashew

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