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Brazil nut vs Almond - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sugars (difference - 2.02g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Almond
Almond is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Almond
Almond is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Almond
Almond is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.332g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond
Almond contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (10)

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.
Brazil nut Almond
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brazil nut Almond
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
Brazil nut
59
Almond
Mineral Summary Score
123
Brazil nut
96
Almond

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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Almond
Contains more Magnesium +39.3%
Contains more Copper +69.1%
Contains more Zinc +30.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.7%
Contains more Iron +52.7%
Contains more Calcium +68.1%
Contains more Potassium +11.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +39.3%
Contains more Copper +69.1%
Contains more Zinc +30.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.7%
Contains more Iron +52.7%
Contains more Calcium +68.1%
Contains more Potassium +11.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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
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Almond
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +201%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +353.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3151.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1126.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +201%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +353.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3151.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1126.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.6%

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
86%
Brazil nut
127%
Almond
Carbohydrates
12%
Brazil nut
22%
Almond
Fats
310%
Brazil nut
230%
Almond

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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 Brazil nut Almond Opinion
Calories 659 579 Brazil nut
Protein 14.32 21.15 Almond
Fats 67.1 49.93 Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0.7 0 Brazil nut
Carbs 11.74 21.55 Almond
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.43 3.71 Almond
Calcium 160 269 Almond
Potassium 659 733 Almond
Magnesium 376 270 Brazil nut
Sugars 2.33 4.35 Almond
Fiber 7.5 12.5 Almond
Copper 1.743 1.031 Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06 3.12 Brazil nut
Starch 0.25 0.72 Almond
Phosphorus 725 481 Brazil nut
Sodium 3 1 Almond
Vitamin A 0 2 Almond
Vitamin E 5.65 25.63 Almond
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.617 0.205 Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.035 1.138 Almond
Vitamin B3 0.295 3.618 Almond
Vitamin B5 0.184 0.471 Almond
Vitamin B6 0.101 0.137 Almond
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.015 Brazil nut
Saturated Fat 16.134 3.802 Almond
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879 31.551 Almond
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399 12.329 Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.135 0.211 Almond
Threonine 0.365 0.601 Almond
Isoleucine 0.518 0.751 Almond
Leucine 1.19 1.473 Almond
Lysine 0.49 0.568 Almond
Methionine 1.124 0.157 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639 1.132 Almond
Valine 0.76 0.855 Almond
Histidine 0.409 0.539 Almond
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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