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Hazelnut vs Brazil nut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.67g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sugars (difference - 2.01g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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 Brazil nut
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index 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 Brazil nut
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
Brazil nut
Mineral Summary Score
86
Hazelnut
123
Brazil nut

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
:
Contains more Iron +93.4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +40.4%
Contains more Magnesium +130.7%
Contains more Zinc +65.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%
Equal in Potassium - 659
Equal in Copper - 1.743
Contains more Iron +93.4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +40.4%
Contains more Magnesium +130.7%
Contains more Zinc +65.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%
Equal in Potassium - 659
Equal in Copper - 1.743

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 +800%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +166%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +510.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +398.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +457.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.617
Contains more Vitamin C +800%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +166%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +510.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +398.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +457.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.617

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
86%
Brazil nut
Carbohydrates
17%
Hazelnut
12%
Brazil nut
Fats
280%
Hazelnut
310%
Brazil nut

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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 Brazil nut Opinion
Calories 628 659 Brazil nut
Protein 14.95 14.32 Hazelnut
Fats 60.75 67.1 Brazil nut
Vitamin C 6.3 0.7 Hazelnut
Carbs 16.7 11.74 Hazelnut
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.7 2.43 Hazelnut
Calcium 114 160 Brazil nut
Potassium 680 659 Hazelnut
Magnesium 163 376 Brazil nut
Sugars 4.34 2.33 Hazelnut
Fiber 9.7 7.5 Hazelnut
Copper 1.725 1.743 Brazil nut
Zinc 2.45 4.06 Brazil nut
Starch 0.48 0.25 Hazelnut
Phosphorus 290 725 Brazil nut
Sodium 0 3 Hazelnut
Vitamin A 20 0 Hazelnut
Vitamin E 15.03 5.65 Hazelnut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.617 Hazelnut
Vitamin B2 0.113 0.035 Hazelnut
Vitamin B3 1.8 0.295 Hazelnut
Vitamin B5 0.918 0.184 Hazelnut
Vitamin B6 0.563 0.101 Hazelnut
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.2 0 Hazelnut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 4.464 16.134 Hazelnut
Monounsaturated Fat 45.652 23.879 Hazelnut
Polyunsaturated fat 7.92 24.399 Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.193 0.135 Hazelnut
Threonine 0.497 0.365 Hazelnut
Isoleucine 0.545 0.518 Hazelnut
Leucine 1.063 1.19 Brazil nut
Lysine 0.42 0.49 Brazil nut
Methionine 0.221 1.124 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.663 0.639 Hazelnut
Valine 0.701 0.76 Brazil nut
Histidine 0.432 0.409 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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