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Peanut butter vs Brazil nut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.809g)
Which food is cheaper?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sugars (difference - 8.16g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is relatively richer in minerals
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 butter Brazil nut
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Peanut butter 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
41
Peanut butter
20
Brazil nut
Mineral Summary Score
54
Peanut butter
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
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Contains more Iron +39.7%
Contains more Calcium +226.5%
Contains more Potassium +18.1%
Contains more Magnesium +123.8%
Contains more Copper +313%
Contains more Zinc +61.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.4%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%
Contains more Iron +39.7%
Contains more Calcium +226.5%
Contains more Potassium +18.1%
Contains more Magnesium +123.8%
Contains more Copper +313%
Contains more Zinc +61.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.4%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin E +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +448.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4344.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +517.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +336.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +311.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +448.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4344.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +517.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +336.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +311.3%

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
133%
Peanut butter
86%
Brazil nut
Carbohydrates
22%
Peanut butter
12%
Brazil nut
Fats
237%
Peanut butter
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 butter Brazil nut Opinion
Calories 598 659 Brazil nut
Protein 22.21 14.32 Peanut butter
Fats 51.36 67.1 Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0 0.7 Brazil nut
Carbs 22.31 11.74 Peanut butter
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.74 2.43 Brazil nut
Calcium 49 160 Brazil nut
Potassium 558 659 Brazil nut
Magnesium 168 376 Brazil nut
Sugars 10.49 2.33 Peanut butter
Fiber 5 7.5 Brazil nut
Copper 0.422 1.743 Brazil nut
Zinc 2.51 4.06 Brazil nut
Starch 3.56 0.25 Peanut butter
Phosphorus 335 725 Brazil nut
Sodium 17 3 Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 9.1 5.65 Peanut butter
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.617 Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.192 0.035 Peanut butter
Vitamin B3 13.112 0.295 Peanut butter
Vitamin B5 1.137 0.184 Peanut butter
Vitamin B6 0.441 0.101 Peanut butter
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 0 Peanut butter
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.075 Brazil nut
Saturated Fat 10.325 16.134 Peanut butter
Monounsaturated Fat 25.941 23.879 Peanut butter
Polyunsaturated fat 12.535 24.399 Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.231 0.135 Peanut butter
Threonine 0.525 0.365 Peanut butter
Isoleucine 0.616 0.518 Peanut butter
Leucine 1.546 1.19 Peanut butter
Lysine 0.681 0.49 Peanut butter
Methionine 0.265 1.124 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 1.202 0.639 Peanut butter
Valine 0.782 0.76 Peanut butter
Histidine 0.557 0.409 Peanut butter
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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