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Brazil nut vs Chestnut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Chestnut
Chestnut is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chestnut
Chestnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.874g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chestnut
Chestnut contains less Sugars (difference - 2.33g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 44)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
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.
Brazil nut Chestnut
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium 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
Brazil nut Chestnut
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
20
Chestnut
Mineral Summary Score
123
Brazil nut
32
Chestnut

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 +40.5%
Contains more Calcium +247.8%
Contains more Magnesium +596.3%
Contains more Copper +269.3%
Contains more Zinc +1524%
Contains more Phosphorus +632.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Potassium - 715
Contains more Iron +40.5%
Contains more Calcium +247.8%
Contains more Magnesium +596.3%
Contains more Copper +269.3%
Contains more Zinc +1524%
Contains more Phosphorus +632.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Potassium - 715

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 B1 +316.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +3714.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +197.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +147.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +130.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +316.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +3714.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +197.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +147.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +130.7%

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
12%
Chestnut
Carbohydrates
12%
Brazil nut
28%
Chestnut
Fats
310%
Brazil nut
6%
Chestnut

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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 Chestnut Opinion
Calories 659 131 Brazil nut
Protein 14.32 2 Brazil nut
Fats 67.1 1.38 Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0.7 26.7 Chestnut
Carbs 11.74 27.76 Chestnut
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.43 1.73 Brazil nut
Calcium 160 46 Brazil nut
Potassium 659 715 Chestnut
Magnesium 376 54 Brazil nut
Sugars 2.33 Brazil nut
Fiber 7.5 Brazil nut
Copper 1.743 0.472 Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06 0.25 Brazil nut
Starch 0.25 Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725 99 Brazil nut
Sodium 3 27 Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0 17 Chestnut
Vitamin E 5.65 Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.617 0.148 Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.104 Chestnut
Vitamin B3 0.295 0.731 Chestnut
Vitamin B5 0.184 0.316 Chestnut
Vitamin B6 0.101 0.233 Chestnut
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Brazil nut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 16.134 0.26 Chestnut
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879 0.476 Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399 0.545 Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.135 0.022 Brazil nut
Threonine 0.365 0.071 Brazil nut
Isoleucine 0.518 0.079 Brazil nut
Leucine 1.19 0.118 Brazil nut
Lysine 0.49 0.118 Brazil nut
Methionine 1.124 0.047 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639 0.084 Brazil nut
Valine 0.76 0.112 Brazil nut
Histidine 0.409 0.055 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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