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Macadamia vs Almond - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Almond
Almond is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Almond
Almond is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Almond
Almond is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.259g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Almond
Almond contains less Sugars (difference - 0.22g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond
Almond contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
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 lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (10)
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.
Macadamia Almond
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Macadamia Almond
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
32
Macadamia
59
Almond
Mineral Summary Score
52
Macadamia
96
Almond

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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8
Almond
Contains more Calcium +216.5%
Contains more Potassium +99.2%
Contains more Magnesium +107.7%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Zinc +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +155.9%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Equal in Iron - 3.71
Contains more Calcium +216.5%
Contains more Potassium +99.2%
Contains more Magnesium +107.7%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Zinc +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +155.9%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Equal in Iron - 3.71

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
Almond
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +482.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4646.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +602.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +482.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4646.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +602.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.3%

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
47%
Macadamia
127%
Almond
Carbohydrates
14%
Macadamia
22%
Almond
Fats
350%
Macadamia
230%
Almond

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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 Macadamia Almond Opinion
Calories 718 579 Macadamia
Protein 7.91 21.15 Almond
Fats 75.77 49.93 Macadamia
Vitamin C 1.2 0 Macadamia
Carbs 13.82 21.55 Almond
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.69 3.71 Almond
Calcium 85 269 Almond
Potassium 368 733 Almond
Magnesium 130 270 Almond
Sugars 4.57 4.35 Macadamia
Fiber 8.6 12.5 Almond
Copper 0.756 1.031 Almond
Zinc 1.3 3.12 Almond
Starch 1.05 0.72 Macadamia
Phosphorus 188 481 Almond
Sodium 5 1 Almond
Vitamin A 0 2 Almond
Vitamin E 0.54 25.63 Almond
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.195 0.205 Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.162 1.138 Almond
Vitamin B3 2.473 3.618 Almond
Vitamin B5 0.758 0.471 Macadamia
Vitamin B6 0.275 0.137 Macadamia
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Almond
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.015 Macadamia
Saturated Fat 12.061 3.802 Almond
Monounsaturated Fat 58.877 31.551 Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 1.502 12.329 Almond
Tryptophan 0.067 0.211 Almond
Threonine 0.37 0.601 Almond
Isoleucine 0.314 0.751 Almond
Leucine 0.602 1.473 Almond
Lysine 0.018 0.568 Almond
Methionine 0.023 0.157 Almond
Phenylalanine 0.665 1.132 Almond
Valine 0.363 0.855 Almond
Histidine 0.195 0.539 Almond
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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