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Hazelnut vs Chestnut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Chestnut
Chestnut is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chestnut
Chestnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.204g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chestnut
Chestnut contains less Sugars (difference - 4.34g)
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.
Hazelnut Chestnut
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Hazelnut Chestnut
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
50
Hazelnut
20
Chestnut
Mineral Summary Score
86
Hazelnut
32
Chestnut

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 +171.7%
Contains more Calcium +147.8%
Contains more Magnesium +201.9%
Contains more Copper +265.5%
Contains more Zinc +880%
Contains more Phosphorus +192.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Potassium - 715
Contains more Iron +171.7%
Contains more Calcium +147.8%
Contains more Magnesium +201.9%
Contains more Copper +265.5%
Contains more Zinc +880%
Contains more Phosphorus +192.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Potassium - 715

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 A +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +334.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +190.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +141.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +323.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.104
Contains more Vitamin A +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +334.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +190.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +141.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +323.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.104

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
90%
Hazelnut
12%
Chestnut
Carbohydrates
17%
Hazelnut
28%
Chestnut
Fats
280%
Hazelnut
6%
Chestnut

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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 Hazelnut Chestnut Opinion
Calories 628 131 Hazelnut
Protein 14.95 2 Hazelnut
Fats 60.75 1.38 Hazelnut
Vitamin C 6.3 26.7 Chestnut
Carbs 16.7 27.76 Chestnut
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.7 1.73 Hazelnut
Calcium 114 46 Hazelnut
Potassium 680 715 Chestnut
Magnesium 163 54 Hazelnut
Sugars 4.34 Hazelnut
Fiber 9.7 Hazelnut
Copper 1.725 0.472 Hazelnut
Zinc 2.45 0.25 Hazelnut
Starch 0.48 Hazelnut
Phosphorus 290 99 Hazelnut
Sodium 0 27 Hazelnut
Vitamin A 20 17 Hazelnut
Vitamin E 15.03 Hazelnut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.148 Hazelnut
Vitamin B2 0.113 0.104 Hazelnut
Vitamin B3 1.8 0.731 Hazelnut
Vitamin B5 0.918 0.316 Hazelnut
Vitamin B6 0.563 0.233 Hazelnut
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.2 Hazelnut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 4.464 0.26 Chestnut
Monounsaturated Fat 45.652 0.476 Hazelnut
Polyunsaturated fat 7.92 0.545 Hazelnut
Tryptophan 0.193 0.022 Hazelnut
Threonine 0.497 0.071 Hazelnut
Isoleucine 0.545 0.079 Hazelnut
Leucine 1.063 0.118 Hazelnut
Lysine 0.42 0.118 Hazelnut
Methionine 0.221 0.047 Hazelnut
Phenylalanine 0.663 0.084 Hazelnut
Valine 0.701 0.112 Hazelnut
Histidine 0.432 0.055 Hazelnut
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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