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Almond butter vs Brazil nut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Almond butter and Brazil nut

  • Almond butter has more Vitamin E , Vitamin B2, Manganese, and Calcium, however Brazil nut is higher in Selenium, Copper, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, and Magnesium.
  • Brazil nut covers your daily need of Selenium 3481% more than Almond butter.
  • Almond butter has 27 times more Vitamin B2 than Brazil nut. While Almond butter has 0.939mg of Vitamin B2, Brazil nut has only 0.035mg.
  • Almond butter has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Nuts, almond butter, plain, without salt added and Nuts, brazilnuts, dried, unblanched.

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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 +43.6%
Contains more Calcium +116.9%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains more Magnesium +34.8%
Contains more Copper +86.6%
Contains more Zinc +23.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.7%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 131% 105% 66% 200% 312% 90% 218% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 48% 59% 269% 581% 111% 311% 1%
Contains more Iron +43.6%
Contains more Calcium +116.9%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains more Magnesium +34.8%
Contains more Copper +86.6%
Contains more Zinc +23.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.7%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +328.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2582.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +969.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.8%
Contains more Folate +140.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1404.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.101
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 3% 0% 114% 0% 155% 9% 6% 12% 24% 0% 0% 17%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +328.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2582.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +969.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.8%
Contains more Folate +140.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1404.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.101

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
28
Brazil nut
Mineral Summary Score
140
Almond butter
184
Brazil nut

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
86%
Brazil nut
Carbohydrates
19%
Almond butter
12%
Brazil nut
Fats
256%
Almond butter
310%
Brazil nut

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 Brazil nut
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Almond butter
Almond butter is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.982g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond butter
Almond butter is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Almond butter
Almond butter is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Almond butter
Almond butter is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Almond butter Brazil nut Opinion
Calories 614 659 Brazil nut
Protein 20.96 14.32 Almond butter
Fats 55.5 67.1 Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0 0.7 Brazil nut
Carbs 18.82 11.74 Almond butter
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.49 2.43 Almond butter
Calcium 347 160 Almond butter
Potassium 748 659 Almond butter
Magnesium 279 376 Brazil nut
Sugar 4.43 2.33 Brazil nut
Fiber 10.3 7.5 Almond butter
Copper 0.934 1.743 Brazil nut
Zinc 3.29 4.06 Brazil nut
Starch 0.08 0.25 Brazil nut
Phosphorus 508 725 Brazil nut
Sodium 7 3 Brazil nut
Vitamin A 1 0 Almond butter
Vitamin E 24.21 5.65 Almond butter
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.041 0.617 Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.939 0.035 Almond butter
Vitamin B3 3.155 0.295 Almond butter
Vitamin B5 0.318 0.184 Almond butter
Vitamin B6 0.103 0.101 Almond butter
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0
Folate 53 22 Almond butter
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 4.152 16.134 Almond butter
Monounsaturated Fat 32.445 23.879 Almond butter
Polyunsaturated fat 13.613 24.399 Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.159 0.135 Almond butter
Threonine 0.555 0.365 Almond butter
Isoleucine 0.813 0.518 Almond butter
Leucine 1.483 1.19 Almond butter
Lysine 0.612 0.49 Almond butter
Methionine 0.122 1.124 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 1.149 0.639 Almond butter
Valine 0.937 0.76 Almond butter
Histidine 0.55 0.409 Almond butter
Fructose 0 0

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. Brazil nut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170569/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.