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Almond vs Macaroon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Almond and Macaroon

  • The amount of Vitamin E , Copper, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Iron, Fiber, Calcium, and Zinc in Almond is higher than in Macaroon.
  • Almond covers your daily Vitamin E needs 170% more than Macaroon.
  • Macaroon has 54 times less Calcium than Almond. Almond has 269mg of Calcium, while Macaroon has 5mg.
  • Almond contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Nuts, almonds and Cookies, coconut macaroon.

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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 +5280%
Contains more Iron +352.4%
Contains more Magnesium +831%
Contains more Phosphorus +607.4%
Contains more Potassium +495.9%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Zinc +327.4%
Contains more Copper +283.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 81% 140% 193% 207% 65% 1% 86% 344%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 31% 21% 30% 11% 32% 20% 90%
Contains more Calcium +5280%
Contains more Iron +352.4%
Contains more Magnesium +831%
Contains more Phosphorus +607.4%
Contains more Potassium +495.9%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Zinc +327.4%
Contains more Copper +283.3%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +13389.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +925%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1796.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1544.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.7%
Contains more Folate +1366.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 0% 4% 0% 0% 5% 14% 5% 0% 23% 3% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +13389.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +925%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1796.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1544.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.7%
Contains more Folate +1366.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Almond Macaroon Opinion
Net carbs 9.05g 56.12g Macaroon
Protein 21.15g 3.02g Almond
Fats 49.93g 22.55g Almond
Carbs 21.55g 61.22g Macaroon
Calories 579kcal 460kcal Almond
Starch 0.72g g Almond
Fructose 0.11g g Almond
Sugar 4.35g 45.16g Almond
Fiber 12.5g 5.1g Almond
Calcium 269mg 5mg Almond
Iron 3.71mg 0.82mg Almond
Magnesium 270mg 29mg Almond
Phosphorus 481mg 68mg Almond
Potassium 733mg 123mg Almond
Sodium 1mg 241mg Almond
Zinc 3.12mg 0.73mg Almond
Copper 1.031mg 0.269mg Almond
Vitamin A 2IU 0IU Almond
Vitamin E 25.63mg 0.19mg Almond
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.205mg 0.02mg Almond
Vitamin B2 1.138mg 0.06mg Almond
Vitamin B3 3.618mg 0.22mg Almond
Vitamin B5 0.471mg mg Almond
Vitamin B6 0.137mg 0.096mg Almond
Folate 44µg 3µg Almond
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 1.1µg Macaroon
Tryptophan 0.211mg mg Almond
Threonine 0.601mg mg Almond
Isoleucine 0.751mg mg Almond
Leucine 1.473mg mg Almond
Lysine 0.568mg mg Almond
Methionine 0.157mg mg Almond
Phenylalanine 1.132mg mg Almond
Valine 0.855mg mg Almond
Histidine 0.539mg mg Almond
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.015g g Macaroon
Saturated Fat 3.802g 20.099g Almond
Monounsaturated Fat 31.551g 1.61g Almond
Polyunsaturated fat 12.329g 0.81g Almond

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Almond Macaroon
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
4
Macaroon
Mineral Summary Score
139
Almond
29
Macaroon

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
18%
Macaroon
Carbohydrates
22%
Almond
61%
Macaroon
Fats
230%
Almond
104%
Macaroon

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Macaroon
Macaroon is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Almond
Almond is lower in Sugar (difference - 40.81g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond
Almond contains less Sodium (difference - 240mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Almond
Almond is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.297g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond
Almond is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Almond
Almond is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Almond
Almond is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Macaroon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171847/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.