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Peanut vs Brazil nut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peanut
Peanut is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Peanut
Peanut is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peanut
Peanut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.855g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sugars (difference - 2.39g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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.
Peanut Brazil nut
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
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
Peanut Brazil nut
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
Brazil nut
Mineral Summary Score
80
Peanut
123
Brazil nut

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
2
:
Contains more Iron +88.5%
Contains more Calcium +73.9%
Contains more Magnesium +123.8%
Contains more Copper +52.4%
Contains more Zinc +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Equal in Potassium - 659
Contains more Iron +88.5%
Contains more Calcium +73.9%
Contains more Magnesium +123.8%
Contains more Copper +52.4%
Contains more Zinc +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Equal in Potassium - 659

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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin E +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3990.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +860.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +244.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.617
Contains more Vitamin E +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3990.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +860.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +244.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.617

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
86%
Brazil nut
Carbohydrates
16%
Peanut
12%
Brazil nut
Fats
227%
Peanut
310%
Brazil nut

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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 Brazil nut Opinion
Calories 567 659 Brazil nut
Protein 25.8 14.32 Peanut
Fats 49.24 67.1 Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0 0.7 Brazil nut
Carbs 16.13 11.74 Peanut
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.58 2.43 Peanut
Calcium 92 160 Brazil nut
Potassium 705 659 Peanut
Magnesium 168 376 Brazil nut
Sugars 4.72 2.33 Peanut
Fiber 8.5 7.5 Peanut
Copper 1.144 1.743 Brazil nut
Zinc 3.27 4.06 Brazil nut
Starch 0.25 Brazil nut
Phosphorus 376 725 Brazil nut
Sodium 18 3 Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 8.33 5.65 Peanut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.64 0.617 Peanut
Vitamin B2 0.135 0.035 Peanut
Vitamin B3 12.066 0.295 Peanut
Vitamin B5 1.767 0.184 Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.348 0.101 Peanut
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Brazil nut
Saturated Fat 6.279 16.134 Peanut
Monounsaturated Fat 24.426 23.879 Peanut
Polyunsaturated fat 15.558 24.399 Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.25 0.135 Peanut
Threonine 0.883 0.365 Peanut
Isoleucine 0.907 0.518 Peanut
Leucine 1.672 1.19 Peanut
Lysine 0.926 0.49 Peanut
Methionine 0.317 1.124 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 1.377 0.639 Peanut
Valine 1.082 0.76 Peanut
Histidine 0.652 0.409 Peanut
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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