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Almond vs Castanea crenata - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Almond and Castanea crenata

  • Almond has more Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Copper, Iron, Manganese, Calcium, and Zinc, while Castanea crenata has more Vitamin C.
  • Almond covers your daily need of Vitamin B2 75% more than Castanea crenata.
  • Almond contains 49 times more Saturated Fat than Castanea crenata. While Almond contains 3.802g of Saturated Fat, Castanea crenata contains only 0.078g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Nuts, almonds and Nuts, chestnuts, japanese, raw.

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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 +767.7%
Contains more Iron +155.9%
Contains more Magnesium +451%
Contains more Phosphorus +568.1%
Contains more Potassium +122.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +183.6%
Contains more Copper +83.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 81% 140% 193% 207% 65% 1% 86% 344%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 55% 35% 31% 30% 2% 30% 188%
Contains more Calcium +767.7%
Contains more Iron +155.9%
Contains more Magnesium +451%
Contains more Phosphorus +568.1%
Contains more Potassium +122.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +183.6%
Contains more Copper +83.5%

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
Almond
5
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +598.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +141.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +1750%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +67.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.6%
Equal in Folate - 47
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 513% 0% 0% 52% 263% 68% 29% 32% 33% 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 3% 0% 0% 88% 86% 38% 29% 13% 66% 36% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +598.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +141.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +1750%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +67.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.6%
Equal in Folate - 47

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 Castanea crenata
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Almond Castanea crenata Opinion
Net carbs 9.05g 34.91g Castanea crenata
Protein 21.15g 2.25g Almond
Fats 49.93g 0.53g Almond
Carbs 21.55g 34.91g Castanea crenata
Calories 579kcal 154kcal Almond
Starch 0.72g g Almond
Fructose 0.11g g Almond
Sugar 4.35g g Castanea crenata
Fiber 12.5g g Almond
Calcium 269mg 31mg Almond
Iron 3.71mg 1.45mg Almond
Magnesium 270mg 49mg Almond
Phosphorus 481mg 72mg Almond
Potassium 733mg 329mg Almond
Sodium 1mg 14mg Almond
Zinc 3.12mg 1.1mg Almond
Copper 1.031mg 0.562mg Almond
Vitamin A 2IU 37IU Castanea crenata
Vitamin E 25.63mg mg Almond
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 26.3mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B1 0.205mg 0.344mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B2 1.138mg 0.163mg Almond
Vitamin B3 3.618mg 1.5mg Almond
Vitamin B5 0.471mg 0.206mg Almond
Vitamin B6 0.137mg 0.283mg Castanea crenata
Folate 44µg 47µg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Almond
Tryptophan 0.211mg 0.032mg Almond
Threonine 0.601mg 0.09mg Almond
Isoleucine 0.751mg 0.111mg Almond
Leucine 1.473mg 0.139mg Almond
Lysine 0.568mg 0.147mg Almond
Methionine 0.157mg 0.054mg Almond
Phenylalanine 1.132mg 0.088mg Almond
Valine 0.855mg 0.134mg Almond
Histidine 0.539mg 0.056mg Almond
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.015g g Castanea crenata
Saturated Fat 3.802g 0.078g Castanea crenata
Monounsaturated Fat 31.551g 0.278g Almond
Polyunsaturated fat 12.329g 0.138g Almond

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Almond Castanea crenata
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
82
Almond
30
Castanea crenata
Mineral Summary Score
139
Almond
47
Castanea crenata

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
127%
Almond
14%
Castanea crenata
Carbohydrates
22%
Almond
35%
Castanea crenata
Fats
230%
Almond
2%
Castanea crenata

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.35g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.724g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond
Almond contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Almond
Almond is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Almond
Almond 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 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 - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170567/nutrients
  2. Castanea crenata - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169413/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.