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Mixed nuts vs Pecan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pecan
Pecan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pecan
Pecan contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pecan
Pecan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.531g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pecan
Pecan contains less Sugars (difference - 0.18g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is relatively richer in minerals
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 is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($3)
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 Pecan
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in price Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mixed nuts 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
35
Mixed nuts
23
Pecan
Mineral Summary Score
81
Mixed nuts
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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3
Pecan
Contains more Calcium +67.1%
Contains more Potassium +54.1%
Contains more Magnesium +89.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.6%
Contains more Copper +32.3%
Contains more Zinc +34.8%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Iron - 2.53
Contains more Calcium +67.1%
Contains more Potassium +54.1%
Contains more Magnesium +89.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.6%
Contains more Copper +32.3%
Contains more Zinc +34.8%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Iron - 2.53

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
Pecan
Contains more Vitamin E +458.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +560.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +62.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +120%
Contains more Vitamin A +1766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +249.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +458.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +560.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +62.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +120%
Contains more Vitamin A +1766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +249.2%

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
55%
Pecan
Carbohydrates
21%
Mixed nuts
14%
Pecan
Fats
249%
Mixed nuts
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 Mixed nuts Pecan Opinion
Calories 607 691 Pecan
Protein 20.04 9.17 Mixed nuts
Fats 53.95 71.97 Pecan
Vitamin C 0.5 1.1 Pecan
Carbs 21.05 13.86 Mixed nuts
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.61 2.53 Mixed nuts
Calcium 117 70 Mixed nuts
Potassium 632 410 Mixed nuts
Magnesium 229 121 Mixed nuts
Sugars 4.15 3.97 Mixed nuts
Fiber 7 9.6 Pecan
Copper 0.907 1.2 Pecan
Zinc 3.36 4.53 Pecan
Starch 4.2 0.46 Mixed nuts
Phosphorus 456 277 Mixed nuts
Sodium 5 0 Pecan
Vitamin A 3 56 Pecan
Vitamin E 7.82 1.4 Mixed nuts
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.189 0.66 Pecan
Vitamin B2 0.196 0.13 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B3 7.709 1.167 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B5 1.14 0.863 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B6 0.352 0.21 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.7 3.5 Mixed nuts
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.055 Pecan
Saturated Fat 8.711 6.18 Pecan
Monounsaturated Fat 28.488 40.801 Pecan
Polyunsaturated fat 14.612 21.614 Pecan
Tryptophan 0.22 0.093 Mixed nuts
Threonine 0.703 0.306 Mixed nuts
Isoleucine 0.826 0.336 Mixed nuts
Leucine 1.656 0.598 Mixed nuts
Lysine 0.782 0.287 Mixed nuts
Methionine 0.283 0.183 Mixed nuts
Phenylalanine 1.182 0.426 Mixed nuts
Valine 1.001 0.411 Mixed nuts
Histidine 0.572 0.262 Mixed nuts
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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