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Pumpkin seed vs Cashew - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pumpkin seed
Pumpkin seed contains less Sugars (difference - 5.91g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pumpkin seed
Pumpkin seed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.113g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pumpkin seed
Pumpkin seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Pumpkin seed
Pumpkin seed is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cashew
Cashew contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cashew
Cashew is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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.
Pumpkin seed Cashew
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pumpkin seed Cashew
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
3
Pumpkin seed
29
Cashew
Mineral Summary Score
86
Pumpkin seed
128
Cashew

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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Cashew
Contains more Calcium +48.6%
Contains more Potassium +39.2%
Contains more Zinc +78.2%
Contains more Iron +101.8%
Contains more Magnesium +11.5%
Contains more Copper +218.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +544.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Calcium +48.6%
Contains more Potassium +39.2%
Contains more Zinc +78.2%
Contains more Iron +101.8%
Contains more Magnesium +11.5%
Contains more Copper +218.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +544.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

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
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8
Cashew
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1144.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +271.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1442.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1027%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1144.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +271.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1442.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1027%

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
111%
Pumpkin seed
109%
Cashew
Carbohydrates
54%
Pumpkin seed
30%
Cashew
Fats
90%
Pumpkin seed
202%
Cashew

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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 Pumpkin seed Cashew Opinion
Calories 446 553 Cashew
Protein 18.55 18.22 Pumpkin seed
Fats 19.4 43.85 Cashew
Vitamin C 0.3 0.5 Cashew
Carbs 53.75 30.19 Pumpkin seed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.31 6.68 Cashew
Calcium 55 37 Pumpkin seed
Potassium 919 660 Pumpkin seed
Magnesium 262 292 Cashew
Sugars 5.91 Cashew
Fiber 18.4 3.3 Pumpkin seed
Copper 0.69 2.195 Cashew
Zinc 10.3 5.78 Pumpkin seed
Starch 23.49 Cashew
Phosphorus 92 593 Cashew
Sodium 18 12 Cashew
Vitamin A 62 0 Pumpkin seed
Vitamin E 0.9 Cashew
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.034 0.423 Cashew
Vitamin B2 0.052 0.058 Cashew
Vitamin B3 0.286 1.062 Cashew
Vitamin B5 0.056 0.864 Cashew
Vitamin B6 0.037 0.417 Cashew
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 34.1 Cashew
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.67 7.783 Pumpkin seed
Monounsaturated Fat 6.032 23.797 Cashew
Polyunsaturated fat 8.844 7.845 Pumpkin seed
Tryptophan 0.326 0.287 Pumpkin seed
Threonine 0.683 0.688 Cashew
Isoleucine 0.956 0.789 Pumpkin seed
Leucine 1.572 1.472 Pumpkin seed
Lysine 1.386 0.928 Pumpkin seed
Methionine 0.417 0.362 Pumpkin seed
Phenylalanine 0.924 0.951 Cashew
Valine 1.491 1.094 Pumpkin seed
Histidine 0.515 0.456 Pumpkin seed
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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