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Almond butter vs Mixed nuts - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Almond butter and Mixed nuts

  • Almond butter has more Vitamin E , Vitamin B2, Calcium, and Fiber, however Mixed nuts has more Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B1.
  • Almond butter's daily need coverage for Vitamin E is 109% more.
  • Almond butter has 5 times more Vitamin B2 than Mixed nuts. Almond butter has 0.939mg of Vitamin B2, while Mixed nuts have 0.196mg.
  • Almond butter is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Nuts, almond butter, plain, without salt added and Nuts, mixed nuts, oil roasted, with peanuts, without salt added.

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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 +196.6%
Contains more Iron +33.7%
Contains more Magnesium +21.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.4%
Contains more Potassium +18.4%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Equal in Zinc - 3.36
Equal in Copper - 0.907
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 105% 131% 200% 218% 66% 1% 90% 312%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 98% 164% 196% 56% 1% 92% 303%
Contains more Calcium +196.6%
Contains more Iron +33.7%
Contains more Magnesium +21.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.4%
Contains more Potassium +18.4%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Equal in Zinc - 3.36
Equal in Copper - 0.907

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 E +209.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +379.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +361%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +144.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +258.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +241.7%
Contains more Folate +56.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 1% 157% 0% 2% 48% 46% 145% 69% 82% 63% 0% 15%
Contains more Vitamin E +209.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +379.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +361%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +144.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +258.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +241.7%
Contains more Folate +56.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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 Mixed nuts
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Almond butter Mixed nuts Opinion
Net carbs 8.52g 14.05g Mixed nuts
Protein 20.96g 20.04g Almond butter
Fats 55.5g 53.95g Almond butter
Carbs 18.82g 21.05g Mixed nuts
Calories 614kcal 607kcal Almond butter
Starch 0.08g 4.2g Mixed nuts
Fructose 0g 0g
Sugar 4.43g 4.15g Mixed nuts
Fiber 10.3g 7g Almond butter
Calcium 347mg 117mg Almond butter
Iron 3.49mg 2.61mg Almond butter
Magnesium 279mg 229mg Almond butter
Phosphorus 508mg 456mg Almond butter
Potassium 748mg 632mg Almond butter
Sodium 7mg 5mg Mixed nuts
Zinc 3.29mg 3.36mg Mixed nuts
Copper 0.934mg 0.907mg Almond butter
Vitamin A 1IU 3IU Mixed nuts
Vitamin E 24.21mg 7.82mg Almond butter
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0.5mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B1 0.041mg 0.189mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B2 0.939mg 0.196mg Almond butter
Vitamin B3 3.155mg 7.709mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B5 0.318mg 1.14mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B6 0.103mg 0.352mg Mixed nuts
Folate 53µg 83µg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 5.7µg Mixed nuts
Tryptophan 0.159mg 0.22mg Mixed nuts
Threonine 0.555mg 0.703mg Mixed nuts
Isoleucine 0.813mg 0.826mg Mixed nuts
Leucine 1.483mg 1.656mg Mixed nuts
Lysine 0.612mg 0.782mg Mixed nuts
Methionine 0.122mg 0.283mg Mixed nuts
Phenylalanine 1.149mg 1.182mg Mixed nuts
Valine 0.937mg 1.001mg Mixed nuts
Histidine 0.55mg 0.572mg Mixed nuts
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0.055g Almond butter
Saturated Fat 4.152g 8.711g Almond butter
Monounsaturated Fat 32.445g 28.488g Almond butter
Polyunsaturated fat 13.613g 14.612g Mixed nuts

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Almond butter Mixed nuts
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
52
Mixed nuts
Mineral Summary Score
140
Almond butter
118
Mixed nuts

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
120%
Mixed nuts
Carbohydrates
19%
Almond butter
21%
Mixed nuts
Fats
256%
Almond butter
249%
Mixed nuts

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.28g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Almond butter
Almond butter is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.559g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond butter
Almond butter is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
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)

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. Mixed nuts - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170587/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.