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Pistachio vs Chestnut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pistachio
Pistachio is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pistachio
Pistachio contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pistachio
Pistachio is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Pistachio
Pistachio is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chestnut
Chestnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.647g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chestnut
Chestnut contains less Sugars (difference - 7.66g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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 Chestnut
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pistachio 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
49
Pistachio
20
Chestnut
Mineral Summary Score
83
Pistachio
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 +126.6%
Contains more Calcium +128.3%
Contains more Potassium +43.4%
Contains more Magnesium +124.1%
Contains more Copper +175.4%
Contains more Zinc +780%
Contains more Phosphorus +394.9%
Contains less Sodium -96.3%
Contains more Iron +126.6%
Contains more Calcium +128.3%
Contains more Potassium +43.4%
Contains more Magnesium +124.1%
Contains more Copper +175.4%
Contains more Zinc +780%
Contains more Phosphorus +394.9%
Contains less Sodium -96.3%

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 A +2935.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +487.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +629.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +376.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +2935.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +487.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +629.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +376.8%

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
12%
Chestnut
Carbohydrates
27%
Pistachio
28%
Chestnut
Fats
209%
Pistachio
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 Pistachio Chestnut Opinion
Calories 560 131 Pistachio
Protein 20.16 2 Pistachio
Fats 45.32 1.38 Pistachio
Vitamin C 5.6 26.7 Chestnut
Carbs 27.17 27.76 Chestnut
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.92 1.73 Pistachio
Calcium 105 46 Pistachio
Potassium 1025 715 Pistachio
Magnesium 121 54 Pistachio
Sugars 7.66 Pistachio
Fiber 10.6 Pistachio
Copper 1.3 0.472 Pistachio
Zinc 2.2 0.25 Pistachio
Starch 1.67 Pistachio
Phosphorus 490 99 Pistachio
Sodium 1 27 Pistachio
Vitamin A 516 17 Pistachio
Vitamin E 2.86 Pistachio
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.87 0.148 Pistachio
Vitamin B2 0.16 0.104 Pistachio
Vitamin B3 1.3 0.731 Pistachio
Vitamin B5 0.52 0.316 Pistachio
Vitamin B6 1.7 0.233 Pistachio
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Chestnut
Saturated Fat 5.907 0.26 Chestnut
Monounsaturated Fat 23.257 0.476 Pistachio
Polyunsaturated fat 14.38 0.545 Pistachio
Tryptophan 0.251 0.022 Pistachio
Threonine 0.684 0.071 Pistachio
Isoleucine 0.917 0.079 Pistachio
Leucine 1.604 0.118 Pistachio
Lysine 1.138 0.118 Pistachio
Methionine 0.36 0.047 Pistachio
Phenylalanine 1.092 0.084 Pistachio
Valine 1.249 0.112 Pistachio
Histidine 0.512 0.055 Pistachio
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