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Hazelnut vs Pecan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Pecan
Pecan is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pecan
Pecan contains less Sugars (difference - 0.37g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pecan
Pecan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.716g)
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.
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (0 mg)
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 Pecan
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Hazelnut Pecan
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
23
Pecan
Mineral Summary Score
86
Hazelnut
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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1
Pecan
Contains more Iron +85.8%
Contains more Calcium +62.9%
Contains more Potassium +65.9%
Contains more Magnesium +34.7%
Contains more Copper +43.8%
Contains more Zinc +84.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 277
Contains more Iron +85.8%
Contains more Calcium +62.9%
Contains more Potassium +65.9%
Contains more Magnesium +34.7%
Contains more Copper +43.8%
Contains more Zinc +84.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 277

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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3
Pecan
Contains more Vitamin C +472.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +973.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +168.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +305.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +180%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.66
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.863
Contains more Vitamin C +472.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +973.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +168.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +305.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +180%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.66
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.863

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
55%
Pecan
Carbohydrates
17%
Hazelnut
14%
Pecan
Fats
280%
Hazelnut
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 Hazelnut Pecan Opinion
Calories 628 691 Pecan
Protein 14.95 9.17 Hazelnut
Fats 60.75 71.97 Pecan
Vitamin C 6.3 1.1 Hazelnut
Carbs 16.7 13.86 Hazelnut
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.7 2.53 Hazelnut
Calcium 114 70 Hazelnut
Potassium 680 410 Hazelnut
Magnesium 163 121 Hazelnut
Sugars 4.34 3.97 Hazelnut
Fiber 9.7 9.6 Hazelnut
Copper 1.725 1.2 Hazelnut
Zinc 2.45 4.53 Pecan
Starch 0.48 0.46 Hazelnut
Phosphorus 290 277 Hazelnut
Sodium 0 0
Vitamin A 20 56 Pecan
Vitamin E 15.03 1.4 Hazelnut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.643 0.66 Pecan
Vitamin B2 0.113 0.13 Pecan
Vitamin B3 1.8 1.167 Hazelnut
Vitamin B5 0.918 0.863 Hazelnut
Vitamin B6 0.563 0.21 Hazelnut
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.2 3.5 Hazelnut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 4.464 6.18 Hazelnut
Monounsaturated Fat 45.652 40.801 Hazelnut
Polyunsaturated fat 7.92 21.614 Pecan
Tryptophan 0.193 0.093 Hazelnut
Threonine 0.497 0.306 Hazelnut
Isoleucine 0.545 0.336 Hazelnut
Leucine 1.063 0.598 Hazelnut
Lysine 0.42 0.287 Hazelnut
Methionine 0.221 0.183 Hazelnut
Phenylalanine 0.663 0.426 Hazelnut
Valine 0.701 0.411 Hazelnut
Histidine 0.432 0.262 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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