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Macadamia vs Pecan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pecan
Pecan contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pecan
Pecan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.881g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pecan
Pecan contains less Sugars (difference - 0.6g)
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 is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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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)
Which food is cheaper?
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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 Pecan
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
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 Pecan
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
23
Pecan
Mineral Summary Score
52
Macadamia
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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5
Pecan
Contains more Iron +45.8%
Contains more Calcium +21.4%
Contains more Potassium +11.4%
Contains more Copper +58.7%
Contains more Zinc +248.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Magnesium - 121
Contains more Iron +45.8%
Contains more Calcium +21.4%
Contains more Potassium +11.4%
Contains more Copper +58.7%
Contains more Zinc +248.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Magnesium - 121

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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4
Pecan
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 1.1
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 1.1

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
55%
Pecan
Carbohydrates
14%
Macadamia
14%
Pecan
Fats
350%
Macadamia
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 Macadamia Pecan Opinion
Calories 718 691 Macadamia
Protein 7.91 9.17 Pecan
Fats 75.77 71.97 Macadamia
Vitamin C 1.2 1.1 Macadamia
Carbs 13.82 13.86 Pecan
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.69 2.53 Macadamia
Calcium 85 70 Macadamia
Potassium 368 410 Pecan
Magnesium 130 121 Macadamia
Sugars 4.57 3.97 Macadamia
Fiber 8.6 9.6 Pecan
Copper 0.756 1.2 Pecan
Zinc 1.3 4.53 Pecan
Starch 1.05 0.46 Macadamia
Phosphorus 188 277 Pecan
Sodium 5 0 Pecan
Vitamin A 0 56 Pecan
Vitamin E 0.54 1.4 Pecan
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.195 0.66 Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.162 0.13 Macadamia
Vitamin B3 2.473 1.167 Macadamia
Vitamin B5 0.758 0.863 Pecan
Vitamin B6 0.275 0.21 Macadamia
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 Pecan
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 12.061 6.18 Pecan
Monounsaturated Fat 58.877 40.801 Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 1.502 21.614 Pecan
Tryptophan 0.067 0.093 Pecan
Threonine 0.37 0.306 Macadamia
Isoleucine 0.314 0.336 Pecan
Leucine 0.602 0.598 Macadamia
Lysine 0.018 0.287 Pecan
Methionine 0.023 0.183 Pecan
Phenylalanine 0.665 0.426 Macadamia
Valine 0.363 0.411 Pecan
Histidine 0.195 0.262 Pecan
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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