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Pecan vs Safflower - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Safflower
Safflower is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Safflower
Safflower is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Safflower
Safflower is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Safflower
Safflower is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.498g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Safflower
Safflower contains less Sugars (difference - 3.97g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pecan
Pecan contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
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.
Pecan Safflower
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium 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
Pecan Safflower
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
53
Safflower
Mineral Summary Score
68
Pecan
123
Safflower

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
1
:
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +93.7%
Contains more Calcium +11.4%
Contains more Potassium +67.6%
Contains more Magnesium +191.7%
Contains more Copper +45.6%
Contains more Zinc +11.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +132.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +93.7%
Contains more Calcium +11.4%
Contains more Potassium +67.6%
Contains more Magnesium +191.7%
Contains more Copper +45.6%
Contains more Zinc +11.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +132.5%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +12%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +219.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +367%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +457.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +12%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +219.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +367%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +457.1%

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
97%
Safflower
Carbohydrates
14%
Pecan
34%
Safflower
Fats
332%
Pecan
177%
Safflower

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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 Safflower Opinion
Calories 691 517 Pecan
Protein 9.17 16.18 Safflower
Fats 71.97 38.45 Pecan
Vitamin C 1.1 0 Pecan
Carbs 13.86 34.29 Safflower
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.53 4.9 Safflower
Calcium 70 78 Safflower
Potassium 410 687 Safflower
Magnesium 121 353 Safflower
Sugars 3.97 Pecan
Fiber 9.6 Pecan
Copper 1.2 1.747 Safflower
Zinc 4.53 5.05 Safflower
Starch 0.46 Pecan
Phosphorus 277 644 Safflower
Sodium 0 3 Pecan
Vitamin A 56 50 Pecan
Vitamin E 1.4 Pecan
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.66 1.163 Safflower
Vitamin B2 0.13 0.415 Safflower
Vitamin B3 1.167 2.284 Safflower
Vitamin B5 0.863 4.03 Safflower
Vitamin B6 0.21 1.17 Safflower
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 Pecan
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.18 3.682 Safflower
Monounsaturated Fat 40.801 4.848 Pecan
Polyunsaturated fat 21.614 28.223 Safflower
Tryptophan 0.093 0.183 Safflower
Threonine 0.306 0.586 Safflower
Isoleucine 0.336 0.717 Safflower
Leucine 0.598 1.154 Safflower
Lysine 0.287 0.534 Safflower
Methionine 0.183 0.284 Safflower
Phenylalanine 0.426 0.806 Safflower
Valine 0.411 1.025 Safflower
Histidine 0.262 0.452 Safflower
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