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Pistachio vs Almond butter - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pistachio
Pistachio contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pistachio
Pistachio is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond butter
Almond butter is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Almond butter
Almond butter is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.755g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Almond butter
Almond butter contains less Sugars (difference - 3.23g)
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 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.
Pistachio Almond butter
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pistachio Almond butter
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
49
Pistachio
51
Almond butter
Mineral Summary Score
83
Pistachio
99
Almond butter

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 +12.3%
Contains more Potassium +37%
Contains more Copper +39.2%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Calcium +230.5%
Contains more Magnesium +130.6%
Contains more Zinc +49.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 508
Contains more Iron +12.3%
Contains more Potassium +37%
Contains more Copper +39.2%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Calcium +230.5%
Contains more Magnesium +130.6%
Contains more Zinc +49.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 508

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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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +51500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2022%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1550.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +746.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +486.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +142.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +51500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2022%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1550.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +746.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +486.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +142.7%

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
121%
Pistachio
126%
Almond butter
Carbohydrates
27%
Pistachio
19%
Almond butter
Fats
209%
Pistachio
256%
Almond butter

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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 Pistachio Almond butter Opinion
Calories 560 614 Almond butter
Protein 20.16 20.96 Almond butter
Fats 45.32 55.5 Almond butter
Vitamin C 5.6 0 Pistachio
Carbs 27.17 18.82 Pistachio
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.92 3.49 Pistachio
Calcium 105 347 Almond butter
Potassium 1025 748 Pistachio
Magnesium 121 279 Almond butter
Sugars 7.66 4.43 Pistachio
Fiber 10.6 10.3 Pistachio
Copper 1.3 0.934 Pistachio
Zinc 2.2 3.29 Almond butter
Starch 1.67 0.08 Pistachio
Phosphorus 490 508 Almond butter
Sodium 1 7 Pistachio
Vitamin A 516 1 Pistachio
Vitamin E 2.86 24.21 Almond butter
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.87 0.041 Pistachio
Vitamin B2 0.16 0.939 Almond butter
Vitamin B3 1.3 3.155 Almond butter
Vitamin B5 0.52 0.318 Pistachio
Vitamin B6 1.7 0.103 Pistachio
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Almond butter
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Almond butter
Saturated Fat 5.907 4.152 Almond butter
Monounsaturated Fat 23.257 32.445 Almond butter
Polyunsaturated fat 14.38 13.613 Pistachio
Tryptophan 0.251 0.159 Pistachio
Threonine 0.684 0.555 Pistachio
Isoleucine 0.917 0.813 Pistachio
Leucine 1.604 1.483 Pistachio
Lysine 1.138 0.612 Pistachio
Methionine 0.36 0.122 Pistachio
Phenylalanine 1.092 1.149 Almond butter
Valine 1.249 0.937 Pistachio
Histidine 0.512 0.55 Almond butter
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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