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Almond paste vs. Hickory nut — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Almond paste and Hickory nut

  • Almond paste is higher in Vitamin B2, and Calcium, however, Hickory nut are richer in Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, Copper, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus.
  • Hickory nut' daily need coverage for Manganese is 163% higher.
  • Almond paste has 3 times more Vitamin B2 than Hickory nut. While Almond paste has 0.414mg of Vitamin B2, Hickory nut have only 0.131mg.
  • Almond paste has less Saturated Fat.

The food types used in this comparison are Nuts, almond paste and Nuts, hickorynuts, dried.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +182%
Contains more Iron +32.5%
Contains more Magnesium +33.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.2%
Contains more Potassium +38.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +191.2%
Contains more Copper +62.6%
Contains more Manganese +438.6%
Contains more Selenium +92.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 52% 60% 93% 111% 28% 2% 41% 152% 112% 23%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 80% 124% 144% 39% 1% 118% 246% 602% 45%
Contains more Calcium +182%
Contains more Iron +32.5%
Contains more Magnesium +33.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.2%
Contains more Potassium +38.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +191.2%
Contains more Copper +62.6%
Contains more Manganese +438.6%
Contains more Selenium +92.9%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +216%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.8%
Contains more Folate +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +957.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1445.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +433.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 271% 0% 1% 21% 96% 27% 7% 9% 55% 0% 16% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 8% 0% 0% 7% 217% 31% 18% 105% 45% 30% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +216%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.8%
Contains more Folate +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +957.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1445.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +433.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +162%
Contains more Water +431.3%
Contains more Protein +41.3%
Contains more Fats +132%
Contains more Other +46.7%
9% 28% 48% 14%
Protein: 9 g
Fats: 27.74 g
Carbs: 47.81 g
Water: 14.08 g
Other: 1.37 g
13% 64% 18% 3% 2%
Protein: 12.72 g
Fats: 64.37 g
Carbs: 18.25 g
Water: 2.65 g
Other: 2.01 g
Contains more Carbs +162%
Contains more Water +431.3%
Contains more Protein +41.3%
Contains more Fats +132%
Contains more Other +46.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -62.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +81.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +276%
10% 68% 22%
Saturated Fat: 2.629 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 18.012 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.821 g
11% 53% 36%
Saturated Fat: 7.038 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 32.611 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 21.886 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -62.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +81.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +276%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Almond paste Hickory nut
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Almond paste Hickory nut Opinion
Net carbs 43.01g 11.85g Almond paste
Protein 9g 12.72g Hickory nut
Fats 27.74g 64.37g Hickory nut
Carbs 47.81g 18.25g Almond paste
Calories 458kcal 657kcal Hickory nut
Sugar 36.25g Hickory nut
Fiber 4.8g 6.4g Hickory nut
Calcium 172mg 61mg Almond paste
Iron 1.6mg 2.12mg Hickory nut
Magnesium 130mg 173mg Hickory nut
Phosphorus 258mg 336mg Hickory nut
Potassium 314mg 436mg Hickory nut
Sodium 9mg 1mg Hickory nut
Zinc 1.48mg 4.31mg Hickory nut
Copper 0.454mg 0.738mg Hickory nut
Manganese 0.856mg 4.61mg Hickory nut
Selenium 4.2µg 8.1µg Hickory nut
Vitamin A 0IU 131IU Hickory nut
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 7µg Hickory nut
Vitamin E 13.54mg Almond paste
Vitamin C 0.1mg 2mg Hickory nut
Vitamin B1 0.082mg 0.867mg Hickory nut
Vitamin B2 0.414mg 0.131mg Almond paste
Vitamin B3 1.422mg 0.907mg Almond paste
Vitamin B5 0.113mg 1.746mg Hickory nut
Vitamin B6 0.036mg 0.192mg Hickory nut
Folate 73µg 40µg Almond paste
Choline 28.5mg Almond paste
Tryptophan 0.139mg Hickory nut
Threonine 0.422mg Hickory nut
Isoleucine 0.576mg Hickory nut
Leucine 1.027mg Hickory nut
Lysine 0.497mg Hickory nut
Methionine 0.3mg Hickory nut
Phenylalanine 0.713mg Hickory nut
Valine 0.73mg Hickory nut
Histidine 0.389mg Hickory nut
Saturated Fat 2.629g 7.038g Almond paste
Monounsaturated Fat 18.012g 32.611g Hickory nut
Polyunsaturated fat 5.821g 21.886g Hickory nut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Almond paste Hickory nut
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Almond paste
35%
Hickory nut
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
67%
Almond paste
141%
Hickory nut

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hickory nut
Hickory nut is lower in Sugar (difference - 36.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Hickory nut
Hickory nut contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Hickory nut
Hickory nut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Almond paste
Almond paste is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.409g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Almond paste - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170160/nutrients
  2. Hickory nut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170177/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.