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Brazil nut vs Macadamia - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Macadamia
Macadamia is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Macadamia
Macadamia is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.073g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sugars (difference - 2.24g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (10)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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 Macadamia
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brazil nut Macadamia
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
32
Macadamia
Mineral Summary Score
123
Brazil nut
52
Macadamia

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 Calcium +88.2%
Contains more Potassium +79.1%
Contains more Magnesium +189.2%
Contains more Copper +130.6%
Contains more Zinc +212.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +285.6%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Iron +51.9%
Contains more Calcium +88.2%
Contains more Potassium +79.1%
Contains more Magnesium +189.2%
Contains more Copper +130.6%
Contains more Zinc +212.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +285.6%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Iron +51.9%

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 E +946.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +362.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +738.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +312%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +172.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +946.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +362.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +738.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +312%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +172.3%

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
47%
Macadamia
Carbohydrates
12%
Brazil nut
14%
Macadamia
Fats
310%
Brazil nut
350%
Macadamia

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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 Macadamia Opinion
Calories 659 718 Macadamia
Protein 14.32 7.91 Brazil nut
Fats 67.1 75.77 Macadamia
Vitamin C 0.7 1.2 Macadamia
Carbs 11.74 13.82 Macadamia
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.43 3.69 Macadamia
Calcium 160 85 Brazil nut
Potassium 659 368 Brazil nut
Magnesium 376 130 Brazil nut
Sugars 2.33 4.57 Macadamia
Fiber 7.5 8.6 Macadamia
Copper 1.743 0.756 Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06 1.3 Brazil nut
Starch 0.25 1.05 Macadamia
Phosphorus 725 188 Brazil nut
Sodium 3 5 Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 5.65 0.54 Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.617 1.195 Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.162 Macadamia
Vitamin B3 0.295 2.473 Macadamia
Vitamin B5 0.184 0.758 Macadamia
Vitamin B6 0.101 0.275 Macadamia
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Brazil nut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 16.134 12.061 Macadamia
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879 58.877 Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399 1.502 Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.135 0.067 Brazil nut
Threonine 0.365 0.37 Macadamia
Isoleucine 0.518 0.314 Brazil nut
Leucine 1.19 0.602 Brazil nut
Lysine 0.49 0.018 Brazil nut
Methionine 1.124 0.023 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639 0.665 Macadamia
Valine 0.76 0.363 Brazil nut
Histidine 0.409 0.195 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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