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Pecan vs Macadamia - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pecan
Pecan contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pecan
Pecan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.881g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pecan
Pecan contains less Sugars (difference - 0.6g)
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 is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (10)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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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 Macadamia
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
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 Macadamia
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
32
Macadamia
Mineral Summary Score
68
Pecan
52
Macadamia

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
5
:
Contains more Potassium +11.4%
Contains more Copper +58.7%
Contains more Zinc +248.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +45.8%
Contains more Calcium +21.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 130
Contains more Potassium +11.4%
Contains more Copper +58.7%
Contains more Zinc +248.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +45.8%
Contains more Calcium +21.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 130

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
4
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31%
Equal in Vitamin C - 1.2
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31%
Equal in Vitamin C - 1.2

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
47%
Macadamia
Carbohydrates
14%
Pecan
14%
Macadamia
Fats
332%
Pecan
350%
Macadamia

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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 Macadamia Opinion
Calories 691 718 Macadamia
Protein 9.17 7.91 Pecan
Fats 71.97 75.77 Macadamia
Vitamin C 1.1 1.2 Macadamia
Carbs 13.86 13.82 Pecan
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.53 3.69 Macadamia
Calcium 70 85 Macadamia
Potassium 410 368 Pecan
Magnesium 121 130 Macadamia
Sugars 3.97 4.57 Macadamia
Fiber 9.6 8.6 Pecan
Copper 1.2 0.756 Pecan
Zinc 4.53 1.3 Pecan
Starch 0.46 1.05 Macadamia
Phosphorus 277 188 Pecan
Sodium 0 5 Pecan
Vitamin A 56 0 Pecan
Vitamin E 1.4 0.54 Pecan
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.66 1.195 Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.13 0.162 Macadamia
Vitamin B3 1.167 2.473 Macadamia
Vitamin B5 0.863 0.758 Pecan
Vitamin B6 0.21 0.275 Macadamia
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 Pecan
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.18 12.061 Pecan
Monounsaturated Fat 40.801 58.877 Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 21.614 1.502 Pecan
Tryptophan 0.093 0.067 Pecan
Threonine 0.306 0.37 Macadamia
Isoleucine 0.336 0.314 Pecan
Leucine 0.598 0.602 Macadamia
Lysine 0.287 0.018 Pecan
Methionine 0.183 0.023 Pecan
Phenylalanine 0.426 0.665 Macadamia
Valine 0.411 0.363 Pecan
Histidine 0.262 0.195 Pecan
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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