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Almond butter vs Chestnut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Almond butter and Chestnut?

  • Almond butter is richer in Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Manganese, Magnesium, Copper, Calcium, Zinc, and Iron, yet Chestnut is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Almond butter's daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 is 64% higher.
  • Almond butter has 16 times more Saturated Fat than Chestnut. Almond butter has 4.152g of Saturated Fat, while Chestnut has 0.26g.

We used Nuts, almond butter, plain, without salt added and Nuts, chestnuts, european, boiled and steamed types in this comparison.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +654.3%
Contains more Iron +101.7%
Contains more Magnesium +416.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +413.1%
Contains less Sodium -74.1%
Contains more Zinc +1216%
Contains more Copper +97.9%
Equal in Potassium - 715
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 105% 131% 200% 218% 66% 1% 90% 312%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 65% 39% 43% 64% 4% 7% 158%
Contains more Calcium +654.3%
Contains more Iron +101.7%
Contains more Magnesium +416.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +413.1%
Contains less Sodium -74.1%
Contains more Zinc +1216%
Contains more Copper +97.9%
Equal in Potassium - 715

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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Contains more Vitamin B2 +802.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +331.6%
Contains more Folate +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1600%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +261%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +126.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.316
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 485% 0% 0% 11% 217% 60% 20% 24% 40% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 89% 37% 24% 14% 19% 54% 29% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +802.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +331.6%
Contains more Folate +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1600%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +261%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +126.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.316

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Almond butter Chestnut
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Almond butter Chestnut Opinion
Net carbs 8.52g 27.76g Chestnut
Protein 20.96g 2g Almond butter
Fats 55.5g 1.38g Almond butter
Carbs 18.82g 27.76g Chestnut
Calories 614kcal 131kcal Almond butter
Starch 0.08g g Almond butter
Fructose 0g g Almond butter
Sugar 4.43g g Chestnut
Fiber 10.3g g Almond butter
Calcium 347mg 46mg Almond butter
Iron 3.49mg 1.73mg Almond butter
Magnesium 279mg 54mg Almond butter
Phosphorus 508mg 99mg Almond butter
Potassium 748mg 715mg Almond butter
Sodium 7mg 27mg Almond butter
Zinc 3.29mg 0.25mg Almond butter
Copper 0.934mg 0.472mg Almond butter
Vitamin A 1IU 17IU Chestnut
Vitamin E 24.21mg mg Almond butter
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 26.7mg Chestnut
Vitamin B1 0.041mg 0.148mg Chestnut
Vitamin B2 0.939mg 0.104mg Almond butter
Vitamin B3 3.155mg 0.731mg Almond butter
Vitamin B5 0.318mg 0.316mg Almond butter
Vitamin B6 0.103mg 0.233mg Chestnut
Folate 53µg 38µg Almond butter
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Almond butter
Tryptophan 0.159mg 0.022mg Almond butter
Threonine 0.555mg 0.071mg Almond butter
Isoleucine 0.813mg 0.079mg Almond butter
Leucine 1.483mg 0.118mg Almond butter
Lysine 0.612mg 0.118mg Almond butter
Methionine 0.122mg 0.047mg Almond butter
Phenylalanine 1.149mg 0.084mg Almond butter
Valine 0.937mg 0.112mg Almond butter
Histidine 0.55mg 0.055mg Almond butter
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 4.152g 0.26g Chestnut
Monounsaturated Fat 32.445g 0.476g Almond butter
Polyunsaturated fat 13.613g 0.545g Almond butter

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Almond butter Chestnut
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
71
Almond butter
22
Chestnut
Mineral Summary Score
140
Almond butter
49
Chestnut

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 food.
Protein
126%
Almond butter
12%
Chestnut
Carbohydrates
19%
Almond butter
28%
Chestnut
Fats
256%
Almond butter
6%
Chestnut

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chestnut
Chestnut is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.43g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chestnut
Chestnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.892g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond butter
Almond butter contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond butter
Almond butter is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Almond butter
Almond butter is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Almond butter - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168588/nutrients
  2. Chestnut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170168/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.