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Pistachio vs Mixed nuts - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Pistachio
Pistachio is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.804g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pistachio
Pistachio contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts contains less Sugars (difference - 3.51g)
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 Mixed nuts
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Mixed nuts
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
35
Mixed nuts
Mineral Summary Score
83
Pistachio
81
Mixed nuts

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 +50.2%
Contains more Potassium +62.2%
Contains more Copper +43.3%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Calcium +11.4%
Contains more Magnesium +89.3%
Contains more Zinc +52.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 456
Contains more Iron +50.2%
Contains more Potassium +62.2%
Contains more Copper +43.3%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Calcium +11.4%
Contains more Magnesium +89.3%
Contains more Zinc +52.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 456

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 +1020%
Contains more Vitamin A +17100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +360.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +383%
Contains more Vitamin E +173.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +493%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +119.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +1020%
Contains more Vitamin A +17100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +360.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +383%
Contains more Vitamin E +173.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +493%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +119.2%

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
120%
Mixed nuts
Carbohydrates
27%
Pistachio
21%
Mixed nuts
Fats
209%
Pistachio
249%
Mixed nuts

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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 Mixed nuts Opinion
Calories 560 607 Mixed nuts
Protein 20.16 20.04 Pistachio
Fats 45.32 53.95 Mixed nuts
Vitamin C 5.6 0.5 Pistachio
Carbs 27.17 21.05 Pistachio
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.92 2.61 Pistachio
Calcium 105 117 Mixed nuts
Potassium 1025 632 Pistachio
Magnesium 121 229 Mixed nuts
Sugars 7.66 4.15 Pistachio
Fiber 10.6 7 Pistachio
Copper 1.3 0.907 Pistachio
Zinc 2.2 3.36 Mixed nuts
Starch 1.67 4.2 Mixed nuts
Phosphorus 490 456 Pistachio
Sodium 1 5 Pistachio
Vitamin A 516 3 Pistachio
Vitamin E 2.86 7.82 Mixed nuts
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.87 0.189 Pistachio
Vitamin B2 0.16 0.196 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B3 1.3 7.709 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B5 0.52 1.14 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B6 1.7 0.352 Pistachio
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.7 Mixed nuts
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0.055 Pistachio
Saturated Fat 5.907 8.711 Pistachio
Monounsaturated Fat 23.257 28.488 Mixed nuts
Polyunsaturated fat 14.38 14.612 Mixed nuts
Tryptophan 0.251 0.22 Pistachio
Threonine 0.684 0.703 Mixed nuts
Isoleucine 0.917 0.826 Pistachio
Leucine 1.604 1.656 Mixed nuts
Lysine 1.138 0.782 Pistachio
Methionine 0.36 0.283 Pistachio
Phenylalanine 1.092 1.182 Mixed nuts
Valine 1.249 1.001 Pistachio
Histidine 0.512 0.572 Mixed nuts
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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