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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
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Contains more Iron +101.7%
Contains more Calcium +654.3%
Contains more Magnesium +416.7%
Contains more Copper +97.9%
Contains more Zinc +1216%
Contains more Phosphorus +413.1%
Contains less Sodium -74.1%
Equal in Potassium - 715
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 131% 105% 66% 200% 312% 90% 218% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 65% 14% 64% 39% 158% 7% 43% 4%
Contains more Iron +101.7%
Contains more Calcium +654.3%
Contains more Magnesium +416.7%
Contains more Copper +97.9%
Contains more Zinc +1216%
Contains more Phosphorus +413.1%
Contains less Sodium -74.1%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +261%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +126.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.316
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 485% 0% 11% 217% 60% 20% 24% 0% 0% 40%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 89% 2% 0% 0% 37% 24% 14% 19% 54% 0% 0% 29%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +802.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +331.6%
Contains more Folate +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +261%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +126.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.316

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

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.
Almond butter Chestnut
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Chestnut
Chestnut contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.