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Brazil nut vs Pecan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pecan
Pecan is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Pecan
Pecan is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pecan
Pecan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.954g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pecan
Pecan contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sugars (difference - 1.64g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
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 Pecan
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
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 Pecan
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
23
Pecan
Mineral Summary Score
123
Brazil nut
68
Pecan

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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Pecan
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Potassium +60.7%
Contains more Magnesium +210.7%
Contains more Copper +45.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +161.7%
Contains more Zinc +11.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Iron - 2.53
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Potassium +60.7%
Contains more Magnesium +210.7%
Contains more Copper +45.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +161.7%
Contains more Zinc +11.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Iron - 2.53

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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Pecan
Contains more Vitamin E +303.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +271.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +295.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +369%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.66
Contains more Vitamin E +303.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +271.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +295.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +369%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.66

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
55%
Pecan
Carbohydrates
12%
Brazil nut
14%
Pecan
Fats
310%
Brazil nut
332%
Pecan

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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 Pecan Opinion
Calories 659 691 Pecan
Protein 14.32 9.17 Brazil nut
Fats 67.1 71.97 Pecan
Vitamin C 0.7 1.1 Pecan
Carbs 11.74 13.86 Pecan
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.43 2.53 Pecan
Calcium 160 70 Brazil nut
Potassium 659 410 Brazil nut
Magnesium 376 121 Brazil nut
Sugars 2.33 3.97 Pecan
Fiber 7.5 9.6 Pecan
Copper 1.743 1.2 Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06 4.53 Pecan
Starch 0.25 0.46 Pecan
Phosphorus 725 277 Brazil nut
Sodium 3 0 Pecan
Vitamin A 0 56 Pecan
Vitamin E 5.65 1.4 Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.617 0.66 Pecan
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.13 Pecan
Vitamin B3 0.295 1.167 Pecan
Vitamin B5 0.184 0.863 Pecan
Vitamin B6 0.101 0.21 Pecan
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 3.5 Pecan
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 16.134 6.18 Pecan
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879 40.801 Pecan
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399 21.614 Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.135 0.093 Brazil nut
Threonine 0.365 0.306 Brazil nut
Isoleucine 0.518 0.336 Brazil nut
Leucine 1.19 0.598 Brazil nut
Lysine 0.49 0.287 Brazil nut
Methionine 1.124 0.183 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639 0.426 Brazil nut
Valine 0.76 0.411 Brazil nut
Histidine 0.409 0.262 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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