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Peanut vs Pistachio - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Pistachio
Pistachio is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pistachio
Pistachio contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.372g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peanut
Peanut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Peanut
Peanut contains less Sugars (difference - 2.94g)
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.
Peanut Pistachio
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Peanut Pistachio
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
49
Pistachio
Mineral Summary Score
80
Peanut
83
Pistachio

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
3
:
Contains more Iron +16.8%
Contains more Magnesium +38.8%
Contains more Zinc +48.6%
Contains more Calcium +14.1%
Contains more Potassium +45.4%
Contains more Copper +13.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.3%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Iron +16.8%
Contains more Magnesium +38.8%
Contains more Zinc +48.6%
Contains more Calcium +14.1%
Contains more Potassium +45.4%
Contains more Copper +13.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.3%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%

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
4
:
Contains more Vitamin E +191.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +828.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +239.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +388.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +191.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +828.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +239.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +388.5%

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
121%
Pistachio
Carbohydrates
16%
Peanut
27%
Pistachio
Fats
227%
Peanut
209%
Pistachio

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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 Pistachio Opinion
Calories 567 560 Peanut
Protein 25.8 20.16 Peanut
Fats 49.24 45.32 Peanut
Vitamin C 0 5.6 Pistachio
Carbs 16.13 27.17 Pistachio
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.58 3.92 Peanut
Calcium 92 105 Pistachio
Potassium 705 1025 Pistachio
Magnesium 168 121 Peanut
Sugars 4.72 7.66 Pistachio
Fiber 8.5 10.6 Pistachio
Copper 1.144 1.3 Pistachio
Zinc 3.27 2.2 Peanut
Starch 1.67 Pistachio
Phosphorus 376 490 Pistachio
Sodium 18 1 Pistachio
Vitamin A 0 516 Pistachio
Vitamin E 8.33 2.86 Peanut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.64 0.87 Pistachio
Vitamin B2 0.135 0.16 Pistachio
Vitamin B3 12.066 1.3 Peanut
Vitamin B5 1.767 0.52 Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.348 1.7 Pistachio
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Peanut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 6.279 5.907 Pistachio
Monounsaturated Fat 24.426 23.257 Peanut
Polyunsaturated fat 15.558 14.38 Peanut
Tryptophan 0.25 0.251 Pistachio
Threonine 0.883 0.684 Peanut
Isoleucine 0.907 0.917 Pistachio
Leucine 1.672 1.604 Peanut
Lysine 0.926 1.138 Pistachio
Methionine 0.317 0.36 Pistachio
Phenylalanine 1.377 1.092 Peanut
Valine 1.082 1.249 Pistachio
Histidine 0.652 0.512 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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