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Sesame vs Peanut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sugars (difference - 4.42g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peanut
Peanut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.678g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peanut
Peanut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Peanut
Peanut is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Sesame Peanut
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sesame Peanut
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
33
Sesame
47
Peanut
Mineral Summary Score
224
Sesame
80
Peanut

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
Sesame
7
:
1
Peanut
Contains more Iron +217.7%
Contains more Calcium +959.8%
Contains more Magnesium +108.9%
Contains more Copper +256.8%
Contains more Zinc +137%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.3%
Contains less Sodium -38.9%
Contains more Potassium +50.6%
Contains more Iron +217.7%
Contains more Calcium +959.8%
Contains more Magnesium +108.9%
Contains more Copper +256.8%
Contains more Zinc +137%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.3%
Contains less Sodium -38.9%
Contains more Potassium +50.6%

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
Sesame
4
:
3
Peanut
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127%
Contains more Vitamin E +3232%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +167.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3434%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127%
Contains more Vitamin E +3232%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +167.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3434%

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
106%
Sesame
155%
Peanut
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
16%
Peanut
Fats
229%
Sesame
227%
Peanut

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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 Sesame Peanut Opinion
Calories 573 567 Sesame
Protein 17.73 25.8 Peanut
Fats 49.67 49.24 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 23.45 16.13 Sesame
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 14.55 4.58 Sesame
Calcium 975 92 Sesame
Potassium 468 705 Peanut
Magnesium 351 168 Sesame
Sugars 0.3 4.72 Peanut
Fiber 11.8 8.5 Sesame
Copper 4.082 1.144 Sesame
Zinc 7.75 3.27 Sesame
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Phosphorus 629 376 Sesame
Sodium 11 18 Sesame
Vitamin A 9 0 Sesame
Vitamin E 0.25 8.33 Peanut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.791 0.64 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247 0.135 Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.515 12.066 Peanut
Vitamin B5 0.05 1.767 Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.79 0.348 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Sesame
Saturated Fat 6.957 6.279 Peanut
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759 24.426 Peanut
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773 15.558 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388 0.25 Sesame
Threonine 0.736 0.883 Peanut
Isoleucine 0.763 0.907 Peanut
Leucine 1.358 1.672 Peanut
Lysine 0.569 0.926 Peanut
Methionine 0.586 0.317 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94 1.377 Peanut
Valine 0.99 1.082 Peanut
Histidine 0.522 0.652 Peanut
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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