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Brazil nut vs Safflower - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Safflower
Safflower is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Safflower
Safflower is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Safflower
Safflower is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.452g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Safflower
Safflower contains less Sugars (difference - 2.33g)
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 is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (3 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 Safflower
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brazil nut Safflower
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
53
Safflower
Mineral Summary Score
123
Brazil nut
123
Safflower

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 +105.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.6%
Contains more Iron +101.6%
Contains more Zinc +24.4%
Equal in Potassium - 687
Equal in Magnesium - 353
Equal in Copper - 1.747
Equal in Sodium - 3
Contains more Calcium +105.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.6%
Contains more Iron +101.6%
Contains more Zinc +24.4%
Equal in Potassium - 687
Equal in Magnesium - 353
Equal in Copper - 1.747
Equal in Sodium - 3

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +88.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1085.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +674.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2090.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1058.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +88.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1085.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +674.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2090.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1058.4%

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
97%
Safflower
Carbohydrates
12%
Brazil nut
34%
Safflower
Fats
310%
Brazil nut
177%
Safflower

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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 Safflower Opinion
Calories 659 517 Brazil nut
Protein 14.32 16.18 Safflower
Fats 67.1 38.45 Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0.7 0 Brazil nut
Carbs 11.74 34.29 Safflower
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.43 4.9 Safflower
Calcium 160 78 Brazil nut
Potassium 659 687 Safflower
Magnesium 376 353 Brazil nut
Sugars 2.33 Brazil nut
Fiber 7.5 Brazil nut
Copper 1.743 1.747 Safflower
Zinc 4.06 5.05 Safflower
Starch 0.25 Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725 644 Brazil nut
Sodium 3 3
Vitamin A 0 50 Safflower
Vitamin E 5.65 Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.617 1.163 Safflower
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.415 Safflower
Vitamin B3 0.295 2.284 Safflower
Vitamin B5 0.184 4.03 Safflower
Vitamin B6 0.101 1.17 Safflower
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Brazil nut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 16.134 3.682 Safflower
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879 4.848 Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399 28.223 Safflower
Tryptophan 0.135 0.183 Safflower
Threonine 0.365 0.586 Safflower
Isoleucine 0.518 0.717 Safflower
Leucine 1.19 1.154 Brazil nut
Lysine 0.49 0.534 Safflower
Methionine 1.124 0.284 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639 0.806 Safflower
Valine 0.76 1.025 Safflower
Histidine 0.409 0.452 Safflower
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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