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Pecan vs Brazil nut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pecan
Pecan is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Pecan
Pecan is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pecan
Pecan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.954g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pecan
Pecan contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sugars (difference - 1.64g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (10)

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 Brazil nut
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pecan Brazil nut
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
Brazil nut
Mineral Summary Score
68
Pecan
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
Pecan
3
:
Contains more Zinc +11.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Potassium +60.7%
Contains more Magnesium +210.7%
Contains more Copper +45.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +161.7%
Equal in Iron - 2.43
Contains more Zinc +11.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Potassium +60.7%
Contains more Magnesium +210.7%
Contains more Copper +45.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +161.7%
Equal in Iron - 2.43

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
8
:
Contains more Vitamin C +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +271.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +295.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +369%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +303.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.617
Contains more Vitamin C +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +271.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +295.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +369%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +303.6%
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
55%
Pecan
86%
Brazil nut
Carbohydrates
14%
Pecan
12%
Brazil nut
Fats
332%
Pecan
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 Pecan Brazil nut Opinion
Calories 691 659 Pecan
Protein 9.17 14.32 Brazil nut
Fats 71.97 67.1 Pecan
Vitamin C 1.1 0.7 Pecan
Carbs 13.86 11.74 Pecan
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.53 2.43 Pecan
Calcium 70 160 Brazil nut
Potassium 410 659 Brazil nut
Magnesium 121 376 Brazil nut
Sugars 3.97 2.33 Pecan
Fiber 9.6 7.5 Pecan
Copper 1.2 1.743 Brazil nut
Zinc 4.53 4.06 Pecan
Starch 0.46 0.25 Pecan
Phosphorus 277 725 Brazil nut
Sodium 0 3 Pecan
Vitamin A 56 0 Pecan
Vitamin E 1.4 5.65 Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.66 0.617 Pecan
Vitamin B2 0.13 0.035 Pecan
Vitamin B3 1.167 0.295 Pecan
Vitamin B5 0.863 0.184 Pecan
Vitamin B6 0.21 0.101 Pecan
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 0 Pecan
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.18 16.134 Pecan
Monounsaturated Fat 40.801 23.879 Pecan
Polyunsaturated fat 21.614 24.399 Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.093 0.135 Brazil nut
Threonine 0.306 0.365 Brazil nut
Isoleucine 0.336 0.518 Brazil nut
Leucine 0.598 1.19 Brazil nut
Lysine 0.287 0.49 Brazil nut
Methionine 0.183 1.124 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.426 0.639 Brazil nut
Valine 0.411 0.76 Brazil nut
Histidine 0.262 0.409 Brazil nut
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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