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Brazil nut vs Seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Seed
Seed contains less Sugars (difference - 2.33g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Seed
Seed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.804g)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Seed
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brazil nut Seed
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
25
Seed
Mineral Summary Score
123
Brazil nut
137
Seed

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
:
4
Seed
Contains more Potassium +61.9%
Contains more Magnesium +12.2%
Contains more Copper +88.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.3%
Contains more Iron +217.7%
Contains more Calcium +294.4%
Contains more Zinc +12.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%
Contains more Potassium +61.9%
Contains more Magnesium +12.2%
Contains more Copper +88.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.3%
Contains more Iron +217.7%
Contains more Calcium +294.4%
Contains more Zinc +12.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%

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
:
5
Seed
Contains more Vitamin E +1030%
Contains more Vitamin C +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +385.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2893.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.62
Contains more Vitamin E +1030%
Contains more Vitamin C +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +385.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2893.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.62

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
99%
Seed
Carbohydrates
12%
Brazil nut
42%
Seed
Fats
310%
Brazil nut
142%
Seed

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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 Seed Opinion
Calories 659 486 Brazil nut
Protein 14.32 16.54 Seed
Fats 67.1 30.74 Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0.7 1.6 Seed
Carbs 11.74 42.12 Seed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Brazil nut
Iron 2.43 7.72 Seed
Calcium 160 631 Seed
Potassium 659 407 Brazil nut
Magnesium 376 335 Brazil nut
Sugars 2.33 Brazil nut
Fiber 7.5 34.4 Seed
Copper 1.743 0.924 Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06 4.58 Seed
Starch 0.25 Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725 860 Seed
Sodium 3 16 Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0 54 Seed
Vitamin E 5.65 0.5 Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0 Brazil nut
Vitamin B1 0.617 0.62 Seed
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.17 Seed
Vitamin B3 0.295 8.83 Seed
Vitamin B5 0.184 Brazil nut
Vitamin B6 0.101 Brazil nut
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Brazil nut
Folic acid (B9) 0 Brazil nut
Trans Fat 0.14 Brazil nut
Saturated Fat 16.134 3.33 Seed
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879 2.309 Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399 23.665 Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.135 0.436 Seed
Threonine 0.365 0.709 Seed
Isoleucine 0.518 0.801 Seed
Leucine 1.19 1.371 Seed
Lysine 0.49 0.97 Seed
Methionine 1.124 0.588 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639 1.016 Seed
Valine 0.76 0.95 Seed
Histidine 0.409 0.531 Seed
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.