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Almond butter vs Macadamia - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Almond butter and Macadamia?

  • Almond butter is richer in Vitamin E , Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Calcium, Copper, and Zinc, yet Macadamia is richer in Vitamin B1, and Manganese.
  • Almond butter's daily need coverage for Vitamin E is 158% higher.
  • Almond butter has 6 times more Vitamin B2 than Macadamia. Almond butter has 0.939mg of Vitamin B2, while Macadamia has 0.162mg.
  • Almond butter contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Nuts, almond butter, plain, without salt added and Nuts, macadamia nuts, raw 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 +308.2%
Contains more Magnesium +114.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +170.2%
Contains more Potassium +103.3%
Contains more Zinc +153.1%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Equal in Iron - 3.69
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 105% 131% 200% 218% 66% 1% 90% 312%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 26% 139% 93% 81% 33% 1% 36% 252%
Contains more Calcium +308.2%
Contains more Magnesium +114.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +170.2%
Contains more Potassium +103.3%
Contains more Zinc +153.1%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Equal in Iron - 3.69

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 +4383.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +479.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.6%
Contains more Folate +381.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2814.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +138.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +167%
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% 11% 0% 4% 299% 38% 47% 46% 64% 9% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4383.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +479.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.6%
Contains more Folate +381.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2814.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +138.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +167%

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 Macadamia
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Macadamia Opinion
Net carbs 8.52g 5.22g Almond butter
Protein 20.96g 7.91g Almond butter
Fats 55.5g 75.77g Macadamia
Carbs 18.82g 13.82g Almond butter
Calories 614kcal 718kcal Macadamia
Starch 0.08g 1.05g Macadamia
Fructose 0g 0.07g Macadamia
Sugar 4.43g 4.57g Almond butter
Fiber 10.3g 8.6g Almond butter
Calcium 347mg 85mg Almond butter
Iron 3.49mg 3.69mg Macadamia
Magnesium 279mg 130mg Almond butter
Phosphorus 508mg 188mg Almond butter
Potassium 748mg 368mg Almond butter
Sodium 7mg 5mg Macadamia
Zinc 3.29mg 1.3mg Almond butter
Copper 0.934mg 0.756mg Almond butter
Vitamin A 1IU 0IU Almond butter
Vitamin E 24.21mg 0.54mg Almond butter
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 1.2mg Macadamia
Vitamin B1 0.041mg 1.195mg Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.939mg 0.162mg Almond butter
Vitamin B3 3.155mg 2.473mg Almond butter
Vitamin B5 0.318mg 0.758mg Macadamia
Vitamin B6 0.103mg 0.275mg Macadamia
Folate 53µg 11µg Almond butter
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Almond butter
Tryptophan 0.159mg 0.067mg Almond butter
Threonine 0.555mg 0.37mg Almond butter
Isoleucine 0.813mg 0.314mg Almond butter
Leucine 1.483mg 0.602mg Almond butter
Lysine 0.612mg 0.018mg Almond butter
Methionine 0.122mg 0.023mg Almond butter
Phenylalanine 1.149mg 0.665mg Almond butter
Valine 0.937mg 0.363mg Almond butter
Histidine 0.55mg 0.195mg Almond butter
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 4.152g 12.061g Almond butter
Monounsaturated Fat 32.445g 58.877g Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 13.613g 1.502g Almond butter

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Almond butter Macadamia
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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
43
Macadamia
Mineral Summary Score
140
Almond butter
82
Macadamia

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
47%
Macadamia
Carbohydrates
19%
Almond butter
14%
Macadamia
Fats
256%
Almond butter
350%
Macadamia

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Macadamia
Macadamia contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Almond butter
Almond butter is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.14g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Almond butter
Almond butter is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.909g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond butter
Almond butter is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
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. Macadamia - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170178/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.