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Walnut vs Pumpkin seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Walnut
Walnut contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Walnut
Walnut is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pumpkin seed
Pumpkin seed contains less Sugars (difference - 2.61g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pumpkin seed
Pumpkin seed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.456g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pumpkin seed
Pumpkin seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Pumpkin seed
Pumpkin seed is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
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.
Walnut Pumpkin seed
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price 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
Walnut Pumpkin seed
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
20
Walnut
3
Pumpkin seed
Mineral Summary Score
80
Walnut
86
Pumpkin seed

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
Walnut
4
:
Contains more Calcium +78.2%
Contains more Copper +129.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.1%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Iron +13.7%
Contains more Potassium +108.4%
Contains more Magnesium +65.8%
Contains more Zinc +233.3%
Contains more Calcium +78.2%
Contains more Copper +129.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.1%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Iron +13.7%
Contains more Potassium +108.4%
Contains more Magnesium +65.8%
Contains more Zinc +233.3%

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
Walnut
8
:
Contains more Vitamin C +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +902.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +188.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +293.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +917.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1351.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +210%
Contains more Vitamin C +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +902.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +188.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +293.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +917.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1351.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +210%

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
91%
Walnut
111%
Pumpkin seed
Carbohydrates
14%
Walnut
54%
Pumpkin seed
Fats
301%
Walnut
90%
Pumpkin seed

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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 Walnut Pumpkin seed Opinion
Calories 654 446 Walnut
Protein 15.23 18.55 Pumpkin seed
Fats 65.21 19.4 Walnut
Vitamin C 1.3 0.3 Walnut
Carbs 13.71 53.75 Pumpkin seed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.91 3.31 Pumpkin seed
Calcium 98 55 Walnut
Potassium 441 919 Pumpkin seed
Magnesium 158 262 Pumpkin seed
Sugars 2.61 Walnut
Fiber 6.7 18.4 Pumpkin seed
Copper 1.586 0.69 Walnut
Zinc 3.09 10.3 Pumpkin seed
Starch 0.06 Walnut
Phosphorus 346 92 Walnut
Sodium 2 18 Walnut
Vitamin A 20 62 Pumpkin seed
Vitamin E 0.7 Walnut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.341 0.034 Walnut
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.052 Walnut
Vitamin B3 1.125 0.286 Walnut
Vitamin B5 0.57 0.056 Walnut
Vitamin B6 0.537 0.037 Walnut
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.7 Walnut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.126 3.67 Pumpkin seed
Monounsaturated Fat 8.933 6.032 Walnut
Polyunsaturated fat 47.174 8.844 Walnut
Tryptophan 0.17 0.326 Pumpkin seed
Threonine 0.596 0.683 Pumpkin seed
Isoleucine 0.625 0.956 Pumpkin seed
Leucine 1.17 1.572 Pumpkin seed
Lysine 0.424 1.386 Pumpkin seed
Methionine 0.236 0.417 Pumpkin seed
Phenylalanine 0.711 0.924 Pumpkin seed
Valine 0.753 1.491 Pumpkin seed
Histidine 0.391 0.515 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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