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Seed vs Brazil nut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Seed
Seed contains less Sugars (difference - 2.33g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Seed
Seed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.804g)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
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.
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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Seed Brazil nut
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
25
Seed
20
Brazil nut
Mineral Summary Score
137
Seed
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
Seed
4
:
Contains more Iron +217.7%
Contains more Calcium +294.4%
Contains more Zinc +12.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%
Contains more Potassium +61.9%
Contains more Magnesium +12.2%
Contains more Copper +88.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.3%
Contains more Iron +217.7%
Contains more Calcium +294.4%
Contains more Zinc +12.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%
Contains more Potassium +61.9%
Contains more Magnesium +12.2%
Contains more Copper +88.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.3%

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
Seed
5
:
Contains more Vitamin C +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +385.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2893.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1030%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.617
Contains more Vitamin C +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +385.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2893.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1030%
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
99%
Seed
86%
Brazil nut
Carbohydrates
42%
Seed
12%
Brazil nut
Fats
142%
Seed
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 Seed Brazil nut Opinion
Calories 486 659 Brazil nut
Protein 16.54 14.32 Seed
Fats 30.74 67.1 Brazil nut
Vitamin C 1.6 0.7 Seed
Carbs 42.12 11.74 Seed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Brazil nut
Iron 7.72 2.43 Seed
Calcium 631 160 Seed
Potassium 407 659 Brazil nut
Magnesium 335 376 Brazil nut
Sugars 2.33 Brazil nut
Fiber 34.4 7.5 Seed
Copper 0.924 1.743 Brazil nut
Zinc 4.58 4.06 Seed
Starch 0.25 Brazil nut
Phosphorus 860 725 Seed
Sodium 16 3 Brazil nut
Vitamin A 54 0 Seed
Vitamin E 0.5 5.65 Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0 Brazil nut
Vitamin B1 0.62 0.617 Seed
Vitamin B2 0.17 0.035 Seed
Vitamin B3 8.83 0.295 Seed
Vitamin B5 0.184 Brazil nut
Vitamin B6 0.101 Brazil nut
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Brazil nut
Folic acid (B9) 0 Brazil nut
Trans Fat 0.14 Brazil nut
Saturated Fat 3.33 16.134 Seed
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309 23.879 Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665 24.399 Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.436 0.135 Seed
Threonine 0.709 0.365 Seed
Isoleucine 0.801 0.518 Seed
Leucine 1.371 1.19 Seed
Lysine 0.97 0.49 Seed
Methionine 0.588 1.124 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 1.016 0.639 Seed
Valine 0.95 0.76 Seed
Histidine 0.531 0.409 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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.