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Macadamia vs Chestnut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Macadamia
Macadamia is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Macadamia
Macadamia contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Macadamia
Macadamia is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in glycemic index (difference - 44)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chestnut
Chestnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.801g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chestnut
Chestnut contains less Sugars (difference - 4.57g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($3)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Macadamia 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
32
Macadamia
20
Chestnut
Mineral Summary Score
52
Macadamia
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 +113.3%
Contains more Calcium +84.8%
Contains more Magnesium +140.7%
Contains more Copper +60.2%
Contains more Zinc +420%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.9%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Contains more Potassium +94.3%
Contains more Iron +113.3%
Contains more Calcium +84.8%
Contains more Magnesium +140.7%
Contains more Copper +60.2%
Contains more Zinc +420%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.9%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Contains more Potassium +94.3%

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 B1 +707.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +238.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +139.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18%
Contains more Vitamin C +2125%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +707.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +238.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +139.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18%
Contains more Vitamin C +2125%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

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
12%
Chestnut
Carbohydrates
14%
Macadamia
28%
Chestnut
Fats
350%
Macadamia
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 Macadamia Chestnut Opinion
Calories 718 131 Macadamia
Protein 7.91 2 Macadamia
Fats 75.77 1.38 Macadamia
Vitamin C 1.2 26.7 Chestnut
Carbs 13.82 27.76 Chestnut
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.69 1.73 Macadamia
Calcium 85 46 Macadamia
Potassium 368 715 Chestnut
Magnesium 130 54 Macadamia
Sugars 4.57 Macadamia
Fiber 8.6 Macadamia
Copper 0.756 0.472 Macadamia
Zinc 1.3 0.25 Macadamia
Starch 1.05 Macadamia
Phosphorus 188 99 Macadamia
Sodium 5 27 Macadamia
Vitamin A 0 17 Chestnut
Vitamin E 0.54 Macadamia
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.195 0.148 Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.162 0.104 Macadamia
Vitamin B3 2.473 0.731 Macadamia
Vitamin B5 0.758 0.316 Macadamia
Vitamin B6 0.275 0.233 Macadamia
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 12.061 0.26 Chestnut
Monounsaturated Fat 58.877 0.476 Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 1.502 0.545 Macadamia
Tryptophan 0.067 0.022 Macadamia
Threonine 0.37 0.071 Macadamia
Isoleucine 0.314 0.079 Macadamia
Leucine 0.602 0.118 Macadamia
Lysine 0.018 0.118 Chestnut
Methionine 0.023 0.047 Chestnut
Phenylalanine 0.665 0.084 Macadamia
Valine 0.363 0.112 Macadamia
Histidine 0.195 0.055 Macadamia
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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