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Safflower vs Cashew - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Safflower
Safflower is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Safflower
Safflower is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Safflower
Safflower is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.101g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Safflower
Safflower contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Safflower
Safflower contains less Sugars (difference - 5.91g)
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 contains less Cholesterol?
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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.
Safflower Cashew
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Safflower 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
53
Safflower
29
Cashew
Mineral Summary Score
123
Safflower
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 +110.8%
Contains more Magnesium +20.9%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +36.3%
Contains more Copper +25.6%
Contains more Zinc +14.5%
Equal in Potassium - 660
Equal in Phosphorus - 593
Contains more Calcium +110.8%
Contains more Magnesium +20.9%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +36.3%
Contains more Copper +25.6%
Contains more Zinc +14.5%
Equal in Potassium - 660
Equal in Phosphorus - 593

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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3
Cashew
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +174.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +615.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +366.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +174.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +615.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +366.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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
97%
Safflower
109%
Cashew
Carbohydrates
34%
Safflower
30%
Cashew
Fats
177%
Safflower
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 Safflower Cashew Opinion
Calories 517 553 Cashew
Protein 16.18 18.22 Cashew
Fats 38.45 43.85 Cashew
Vitamin C 0 0.5 Cashew
Carbs 34.29 30.19 Safflower
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.9 6.68 Cashew
Calcium 78 37 Safflower
Potassium 687 660 Safflower
Magnesium 353 292 Safflower
Sugars 5.91 Cashew
Fiber 3.3 Cashew
Copper 1.747 2.195 Cashew
Zinc 5.05 5.78 Cashew
Starch 23.49 Cashew
Phosphorus 644 593 Safflower
Sodium 3 12 Safflower
Vitamin A 50 0 Safflower
Vitamin E 0.9 Cashew
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.163 0.423 Safflower
Vitamin B2 0.415 0.058 Safflower
Vitamin B3 2.284 1.062 Safflower
Vitamin B5 4.03 0.864 Safflower
Vitamin B6 1.17 0.417 Safflower
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 34.1 Cashew
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.682 7.783 Safflower
Monounsaturated Fat 4.848 23.797 Cashew
Polyunsaturated fat 28.223 7.845 Safflower
Tryptophan 0.183 0.287 Cashew
Threonine 0.586 0.688 Cashew
Isoleucine 0.717 0.789 Cashew
Leucine 1.154 1.472 Cashew
Lysine 0.534 0.928 Cashew
Methionine 0.284 0.362 Cashew
Phenylalanine 0.806 0.951 Cashew
Valine 1.025 1.094 Cashew
Histidine 0.452 0.456 Cashew
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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