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

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 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 0% 114% 0% 3% 155% 9% 6% 12% 24% 17% 0% 0%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Almond butter Brazil nut Opinion
Net carbs 8.52g 4.24g Almond butter
Protein 20.96g 14.32g Almond butter
Fats 55.5g 67.1g Brazil nut
Carbs 18.82g 11.74g Almond butter
Calories 614kcal 659kcal Brazil nut
Starch 0.08g 0.25g Brazil nut
Fructose 0g 0g
Sugar 4.43g 2.33g Brazil nut
Fiber 10.3g 7.5g Almond butter
Calcium 347mg 160mg Almond butter
Iron 3.49mg 2.43mg Almond butter
Magnesium 279mg 376mg Brazil nut
Phosphorus 508mg 725mg Brazil nut
Potassium 748mg 659mg Almond butter
Sodium 7mg 3mg Brazil nut
Zinc 3.29mg 4.06mg Brazil nut
Copper 0.934mg 1.743mg Brazil nut
Vitamin A 1IU 0IU Almond butter
Vitamin E 24.21mg 5.65mg Almond butter
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0.7mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B1 0.041mg 0.617mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.939mg 0.035mg Almond butter
Vitamin B3 3.155mg 0.295mg Almond butter
Vitamin B5 0.318mg 0.184mg Almond butter
Vitamin B6 0.103mg 0.101mg Almond butter
Folate 53µg 22µg Almond butter
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Tryptophan 0.159mg 0.135mg Almond butter
Threonine 0.555mg 0.365mg Almond butter
Isoleucine 0.813mg 0.518mg Almond butter
Leucine 1.483mg 1.19mg Almond butter
Lysine 0.612mg 0.49mg Almond butter
Methionine 0.122mg 1.124mg Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 1.149mg 0.639mg Almond butter
Valine 0.937mg 0.76mg Almond butter
Histidine 0.55mg 0.409mg Almond butter
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 4.152g 16.134g Almond butter
Monounsaturated Fat 32.445g 23.879g Almond butter
Polyunsaturated fat 13.613g 24.399g Brazil nut

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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
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

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.

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.