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Acorns vs. Peanut — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Acorns and Peanut

  • Peanut is higher than Acorns in Vitamin B3, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Folate, Manganese, Magnesium, Zinc, and Vitamin B5.
  • Peanut covers your daily Vitamin B3 needs 64% more than Acorns.

Food varieties used in this article are Nuts, acorns, raw and Peanuts, all types, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Acorns
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9
Peanut
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +124.4%
Contains more Iron +479.7%
Contains more Magnesium +171%
Contains more Phosphorus +375.9%
Contains more Potassium +30.8%
Contains more Zinc +541.2%
Contains more Copper +84.2%
Contains more Manganese +44.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 30% 45% 34% 48% 0% 14% 207% 175% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 28% 172% 120% 162% 63% 3% 90% 382% 253% 40%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +124.4%
Contains more Iron +479.7%
Contains more Magnesium +171%
Contains more Phosphorus +375.9%
Contains more Potassium +30.8%
Contains more Zinc +541.2%
Contains more Copper +84.2%
Contains more Manganese +44.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Acorns
2
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9
Peanut
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +471.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +560.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.1%
Contains more Folate +175.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 0% 28% 28% 35% 43% 122% 66% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 167% 0% 0% 160% 32% 227% 107% 81% 180% 0% 29% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +471.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +560.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.1%
Contains more Folate +175.9%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Acorns
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3
Peanut
Contains more Carbs +152.6%
Contains more Water +329.2%
Contains more Protein +319.5%
Contains more Fats +106.4%
Contains more Other +73.9%
6% 24% 41% 28%
Protein: 6.15 g
Fats: 23.86 g
Carbs: 40.75 g
Water: 27.9 g
Other: 1.34 g
26% 49% 16% 7% 2%
Protein: 25.8 g
Fats: 49.24 g
Carbs: 16.13 g
Water: 6.5 g
Other: 2.33 g
Contains more Carbs +152.6%
Contains more Water +329.2%
Contains more Protein +319.5%
Contains more Fats +106.4%
Contains more Other +73.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Acorns
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Peanut
Contains less Saturated Fat -50.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +61.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +238.5%
14% 66% 20%
Saturated Fat: 3.102 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 15.109 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.596 g
14% 53% 34%
Saturated Fat: 6.279 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 24.426 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 15.558 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -50.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +61.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +238.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Acorns Peanut
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Acorns Peanut Opinion
Net carbs 40.75g 7.63g Acorns
Protein 6.15g 25.8g Peanut
Fats 23.86g 49.24g Peanut
Carbs 40.75g 16.13g Acorns
Calories 387kcal 567kcal Peanut
Sugar 4.72g Acorns
Fiber 8.5g Peanut
Calcium 41mg 92mg Peanut
Iron 0.79mg 4.58mg Peanut
Magnesium 62mg 168mg Peanut
Phosphorus 79mg 376mg Peanut
Potassium 539mg 705mg Peanut
Sodium 0mg 18mg Acorns
Zinc 0.51mg 3.27mg Peanut
Copper 0.621mg 1.144mg Peanut
Manganese 1.337mg 1.934mg Peanut
Selenium 7.2µg Peanut
Vitamin A 39IU 0IU Acorns
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 0µg Acorns
Vitamin E 8.33mg Peanut
Vitamin B1 0.112mg 0.64mg Peanut
Vitamin B2 0.118mg 0.135mg Peanut
Vitamin B3 1.827mg 12.066mg Peanut
Vitamin B5 0.715mg 1.767mg Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.528mg 0.348mg Acorns
Folate 87µg 240µg Peanut
Choline 52.5mg Peanut
Tryptophan 0.074mg 0.25mg Peanut
Threonine 0.236mg 0.883mg Peanut
Isoleucine 0.285mg 0.907mg Peanut
Leucine 0.489mg 1.672mg Peanut
Lysine 0.384mg 0.926mg Peanut
Methionine 0.103mg 0.317mg Peanut
Phenylalanine 0.269mg 1.377mg Peanut
Valine 0.345mg 1.082mg Peanut
Histidine 0.17mg 0.652mg Peanut
Saturated Fat 3.102g 6.279g Acorns
Monounsaturated Fat 15.109g 24.426g Peanut
Polyunsaturated fat 4.596g 15.558g Peanut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Acorns Peanut
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
25%
Acorns
75%
Peanut
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Acorns
131%
Peanut

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Peanut
Peanut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peanut
Peanut is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Acorns
Acorns is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.72g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Acorns
Acorns contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Acorns
Acorns is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.177g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Acorns
Acorns is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Acorns
Acorns is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Acorns - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170157/nutrients
  2. Peanut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172430/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.