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Pecan vs Chestnut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pecan
Pecan is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pecan
Pecan contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pecan
Pecan is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pecan
Pecan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 44)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chestnut
Chestnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.92g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chestnut
Chestnut contains less Sugars (difference - 3.97g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($3)

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.
Pecan Chestnut
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pecan 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
23
Pecan
20
Chestnut
Mineral Summary Score
68
Pecan
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
Pecan
7
:
Contains more Iron +46.2%
Contains more Calcium +52.2%
Contains more Magnesium +124.1%
Contains more Copper +154.2%
Contains more Zinc +1712%
Contains more Phosphorus +179.8%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Potassium +74.4%
Contains more Iron +46.2%
Contains more Calcium +52.2%
Contains more Magnesium +124.1%
Contains more Copper +154.2%
Contains more Zinc +1712%
Contains more Phosphorus +179.8%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Potassium +74.4%

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
Pecan
7
:
Contains more Vitamin A +229.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +345.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +173.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +2327.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11%
Contains more Vitamin A +229.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +345.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +173.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +2327.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11%

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
55%
Pecan
12%
Chestnut
Carbohydrates
14%
Pecan
28%
Chestnut
Fats
332%
Pecan
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 Pecan Chestnut Opinion
Calories 691 131 Pecan
Protein 9.17 2 Pecan
Fats 71.97 1.38 Pecan
Vitamin C 1.1 26.7 Chestnut
Carbs 13.86 27.76 Chestnut
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.53 1.73 Pecan
Calcium 70 46 Pecan
Potassium 410 715 Chestnut
Magnesium 121 54 Pecan
Sugars 3.97 Pecan
Fiber 9.6 Pecan
Copper 1.2 0.472 Pecan
Zinc 4.53 0.25 Pecan
Starch 0.46 Pecan
Phosphorus 277 99 Pecan
Sodium 0 27 Pecan
Vitamin A 56 17 Pecan
Vitamin E 1.4 Pecan
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.66 0.148 Pecan
Vitamin B2 0.13 0.104 Pecan
Vitamin B3 1.167 0.731 Pecan
Vitamin B5 0.863 0.316 Pecan
Vitamin B6 0.21 0.233 Chestnut
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 Pecan
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.18 0.26 Chestnut
Monounsaturated Fat 40.801 0.476 Pecan
Polyunsaturated fat 21.614 0.545 Pecan
Tryptophan 0.093 0.022 Pecan
Threonine 0.306 0.071 Pecan
Isoleucine 0.336 0.079 Pecan
Leucine 0.598 0.118 Pecan
Lysine 0.287 0.118 Pecan
Methionine 0.183 0.047 Pecan
Phenylalanine 0.426 0.084 Pecan
Valine 0.411 0.112 Pecan
Histidine 0.262 0.055 Pecan
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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