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Babassu oil vs Walnut oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Babassu oil and Walnut oil

  • Babassu oil has more Vitamin E , however Walnut oil has more Monounsaturated Fat and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Babassu oil's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 361% more.
  • Babassu oil has 48 times more Vitamin E than Walnut oil. Babassu oil has 19.1mg of Vitamin E , while Walnut oil has 0.4mg.
  • Walnut oil is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Oil, babassu and Oil, walnut.

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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
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Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

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 E +4675%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 382% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 38% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +4675%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
32
Babassu oil
4
Walnut oil
Mineral Summary Score
0
Babassu oil
0
Walnut oil

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 the food
Protein
0%
Babassu oil
0%
Walnut oil
Carbohydrates
0%
Babassu oil
0%
Walnut oil
Fats
462%
Babassu oil
462%
Walnut oil

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Babassu oil Walnut oil
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Babassu oil Walnut oil
Low Calories diet Equal
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Walnut oil
Walnut oil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 72.1g)
Which food is cheaper?
Walnut oil
Walnut oil is cheaper (difference - $3.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Babassu oil Walnut oil Opinion
Calories 884 884
Protein 0 0
Fats 100 100
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Walnut oil
Iron 0 0
Calcium 0 0
Potassium 0 0
Magnesium 0 0
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0 Walnut oil
Zinc 0 0
Starch
Phosphorus 0 0
Sodium 0 0
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 19.1 0.4 Babassu oil
Vitamin D 0 Walnut oil
Vitamin B1 0 0
Vitamin B2 0 0
Vitamin B3 0 0
Vitamin B5 0 0
Vitamin B6 0 0
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 15 Walnut oil
Folate 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 81.2 9.1 Walnut oil
Monounsaturated Fat 11.4 22.8 Walnut oil
Polyunsaturated fat 1.6 63.3 Walnut oil
Tryptophan 0 0
Threonine 0 0
Isoleucine 0 0
Leucine 0 0
Lysine 0 0
Methionine 0 0
Phenylalanine 0 0
Valine 0 0
Histidine 0 0
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Babassu oil - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171428/nutrients
  2. Walnut oil - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171030/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.