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Peanut vs Chestnut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peanut
Peanut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peanut
Peanut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peanut
Peanut contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peanut
Peanut is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Peanut
Peanut is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chestnut
Chestnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.019g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chestnut
Chestnut contains less Sugars (difference - 4.72g)
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.
Peanut 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
Peanut 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
47
Peanut
20
Chestnut
Mineral Summary Score
80
Peanut
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
Peanut
7
:
Contains more Iron +164.7%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +211.1%
Contains more Copper +142.4%
Contains more Zinc +1208%
Contains more Phosphorus +279.8%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Potassium - 715
Contains more Iron +164.7%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +211.1%
Contains more Copper +142.4%
Contains more Zinc +1208%
Contains more Phosphorus +279.8%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Potassium - 715

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
Peanut
7
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +332.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1550.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +459.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +332.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1550.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +459.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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
155%
Peanut
12%
Chestnut
Carbohydrates
16%
Peanut
28%
Chestnut
Fats
227%
Peanut
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 Peanut Chestnut Opinion
Calories 567 131 Peanut
Protein 25.8 2 Peanut
Fats 49.24 1.38 Peanut
Vitamin C 0 26.7 Chestnut
Carbs 16.13 27.76 Chestnut
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.58 1.73 Peanut
Calcium 92 46 Peanut
Potassium 705 715 Chestnut
Magnesium 168 54 Peanut
Sugars 4.72 Peanut
Fiber 8.5 Peanut
Copper 1.144 0.472 Peanut
Zinc 3.27 0.25 Peanut
Starch
Phosphorus 376 99 Peanut
Sodium 18 27 Peanut
Vitamin A 0 17 Chestnut
Vitamin E 8.33 Peanut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.64 0.148 Peanut
Vitamin B2 0.135 0.104 Peanut
Vitamin B3 12.066 0.731 Peanut
Vitamin B5 1.767 0.316 Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.348 0.233 Peanut
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Peanut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Chestnut
Saturated Fat 6.279 0.26 Chestnut
Monounsaturated Fat 24.426 0.476 Peanut
Polyunsaturated fat 15.558 0.545 Peanut
Tryptophan 0.25 0.022 Peanut
Threonine 0.883 0.071 Peanut
Isoleucine 0.907 0.079 Peanut
Leucine 1.672 0.118 Peanut
Lysine 0.926 0.118 Peanut
Methionine 0.317 0.047 Peanut
Phenylalanine 1.377 0.084 Peanut
Valine 1.082 0.112 Peanut
Histidine 0.652 0.055 Peanut
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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