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Brazil nut vs Buckwheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat contains less Sugars (difference - 2.33g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.393g)
Which food is cheaper?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brazil nut Buckwheat
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
Brazil nut
22
Buckwheat
Mineral Summary Score
123
Brazil nut
71
Buckwheat

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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Contains more Iron +10.5%
Contains more Calcium +788.9%
Contains more Potassium +43.3%
Contains more Magnesium +62.8%
Contains more Copper +58.5%
Contains more Zinc +69.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.9%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Iron - 2.2
Contains more Iron +10.5%
Contains more Calcium +788.9%
Contains more Potassium +43.3%
Contains more Magnesium +62.8%
Contains more Copper +58.5%
Contains more Zinc +69.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.9%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Iron - 2.2

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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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +510.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2279.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +570.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +510.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2279.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +570.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.9%

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
80%
Buckwheat
Carbohydrates
12%
Brazil nut
72%
Buckwheat
Fats
310%
Brazil nut
16%
Buckwheat

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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 Buckwheat Opinion
Calories 659 343 Brazil nut
Protein 14.32 13.25 Brazil nut
Fats 67.1 3.4 Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0.7 0 Brazil nut
Carbs 11.74 71.5 Buckwheat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.43 2.2 Brazil nut
Calcium 160 18 Brazil nut
Potassium 659 460 Brazil nut
Magnesium 376 231 Brazil nut
Sugars 2.33 Brazil nut
Fiber 7.5 10 Buckwheat
Copper 1.743 1.1 Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06 2.4 Brazil nut
Starch 0.25 Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725 347 Brazil nut
Sodium 3 1 Buckwheat
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 5.65 Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.617 0.101 Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.425 Buckwheat
Vitamin B3 0.295 7.02 Buckwheat
Vitamin B5 0.184 1.233 Buckwheat
Vitamin B6 0.101 0.21 Buckwheat
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Brazil nut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 16.134 0.741 Buckwheat
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879 1.04 Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399 1.039 Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.135 0.192 Buckwheat
Threonine 0.365 0.506 Buckwheat
Isoleucine 0.518 0.498 Brazil nut
Leucine 1.19 0.832 Brazil nut
Lysine 0.49 0.672 Buckwheat
Methionine 1.124 0.172 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639 0.52 Brazil nut
Valine 0.76 0.678 Brazil nut
Histidine 0.409 0.309 Brazil nut
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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