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Brazil nut vs Macaroon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Macaroon
Macaroon is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sugars (difference - 42.83g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 238mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.965g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is relatively richer in vitamins
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 Macaroon
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brazil nut Macaroon
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
3
Macaroon
Mineral Summary Score
123
Brazil nut
19
Macaroon

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 +196.3%
Contains more Calcium +3100%
Contains more Potassium +435.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1196.6%
Contains more Copper +548%
Contains more Zinc +456.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +966.2%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Contains more Iron +196.3%
Contains more Calcium +3100%
Contains more Potassium +435.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1196.6%
Contains more Copper +548%
Contains more Zinc +456.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +966.2%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2873.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2985%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.096
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2873.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2985%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.096

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
18%
Macaroon
Carbohydrates
12%
Brazil nut
61%
Macaroon
Fats
310%
Brazil nut
104%
Macaroon

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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 Macaroon Opinion
Calories 659 460 Brazil nut
Protein 14.32 3.02 Brazil nut
Fats 67.1 22.55 Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0.7 0 Brazil nut
Carbs 11.74 61.22 Macaroon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.43 0.82 Brazil nut
Calcium 160 5 Brazil nut
Potassium 659 123 Brazil nut
Magnesium 376 29 Brazil nut
Sugars 2.33 45.16 Macaroon
Fiber 7.5 5.1 Brazil nut
Copper 1.743 0.269 Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06 0.73 Brazil nut
Starch 0.25 Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725 68 Brazil nut
Sodium 3 241 Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 5.65 0.19 Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.617 0.02 Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.06 Macaroon
Vitamin B3 0.295 0.22 Brazil nut
Vitamin B5 0.184 Brazil nut
Vitamin B6 0.101 0.096 Brazil nut
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 1.1 Macaroon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 16.134 20.099 Brazil nut
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879 1.61 Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399 0.81 Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.135 Brazil nut
Threonine 0.365 Brazil nut
Isoleucine 0.518 Brazil nut
Leucine 1.19 Brazil nut
Lysine 0.49 Brazil nut
Methionine 1.124 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639 Brazil nut
Valine 0.76 Brazil nut
Histidine 0.409 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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