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Peanut vs Pecan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pecan
Pecan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pecan
Pecan contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pecan
Pecan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.099g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pecan
Pecan contains less Sugars (difference - 0.75g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peanut
Peanut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Peanut
Peanut is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Peanut Pecan
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Peanut Pecan
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
23
Pecan
Mineral Summary Score
80
Peanut
68
Pecan

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
5
:
3
Pecan
Contains more Iron +81%
Contains more Calcium +31.4%
Contains more Potassium +72%
Contains more Magnesium +38.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +38.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Copper - 1.2
Contains more Iron +81%
Contains more Calcium +31.4%
Contains more Potassium +72%
Contains more Magnesium +38.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +38.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Copper - 1.2

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
5
:
4
Pecan
Contains more Vitamin E +495%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +933.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.66
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.13
Contains more Vitamin E +495%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +933.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.66
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.13

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
55%
Pecan
Carbohydrates
16%
Peanut
14%
Pecan
Fats
227%
Peanut
332%
Pecan

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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 Pecan Opinion
Calories 567 691 Pecan
Protein 25.8 9.17 Peanut
Fats 49.24 71.97 Pecan
Vitamin C 0 1.1 Pecan
Carbs 16.13 13.86 Peanut
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.58 2.53 Peanut
Calcium 92 70 Peanut
Potassium 705 410 Peanut
Magnesium 168 121 Peanut
Sugars 4.72 3.97 Peanut
Fiber 8.5 9.6 Pecan
Copper 1.144 1.2 Pecan
Zinc 3.27 4.53 Pecan
Starch 0.46 Pecan
Phosphorus 376 277 Peanut
Sodium 18 0 Pecan
Vitamin A 0 56 Pecan
Vitamin E 8.33 1.4 Peanut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.64 0.66 Pecan
Vitamin B2 0.135 0.13 Peanut
Vitamin B3 12.066 1.167 Peanut
Vitamin B5 1.767 0.863 Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.348 0.21 Peanut
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 3.5 Pecan
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Pecan
Saturated Fat 6.279 6.18 Pecan
Monounsaturated Fat 24.426 40.801 Pecan
Polyunsaturated fat 15.558 21.614 Pecan
Tryptophan 0.25 0.093 Peanut
Threonine 0.883 0.306 Peanut
Isoleucine 0.907 0.336 Peanut
Leucine 1.672 0.598 Peanut
Lysine 0.926 0.287 Peanut
Methionine 0.317 0.183 Peanut
Phenylalanine 1.377 0.426 Peanut
Valine 1.082 0.411 Peanut
Histidine 0.652 0.262 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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