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Cashew butter vs. Pili nuts — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cashew butter and Pili nuts

  • Cashew butter has more Copper, Iron, Zinc, and Vitamin B6, however, Pili nuts are higher in Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Calcium.
  • Pili nuts covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 103% more than Cashew butter.
  • Cashew butter has 98 times more Sodium than Pili nuts. While Cashew butter has 295mg of Sodium, Pili nuts have only 3mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Nuts, cashew butter, plain, with salt added and Nuts, pilinuts, 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 Iron +39.1%
Contains more Zinc +49.2%
Contains more Copper +83.5%
Contains more Calcium +137.7%
Contains more Magnesium +46.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.2%
Contains more Potassium +13.4%
Contains less Sodium -99%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 185% 148% 167% 40% 39% 121% 586% 0% 51%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 44% 133% 216% 247% 45% 1% 81% 320% 302% 0%
Contains more Iron +39.1%
Contains more Zinc +49.2%
Contains more Copper +83.5%
Contains more Calcium +137.7%
Contains more Magnesium +46.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.2%
Contains more Potassium +13.4%
Contains less Sodium -99%

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 +71%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +477.8%
Equal in Folate - 60
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% 102% 0% 0% 40% 37% 21% 0% 47% 42% 0% 27% 76%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 2% 229% 22% 10% 29% 27% 45% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +477.8%
Equal in Folate - 60

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +12.2%
Contains more Carbs +661.3%
Contains more Fats +50%
Contains more Water +18.4%
Contains more Other +31.2%
12% 53% 30% 2% 2%
Protein: 12.12 g
Fats: 53.03 g
Carbs: 30.3 g
Water: 2.34 g
Other: 2.21 g
11% 80% 4% 3% 3%
Protein: 10.8 g
Fats: 79.55 g
Carbs: 3.98 g
Water: 2.77 g
Other: 2.9 g
Contains more Protein +12.2%
Contains more Carbs +661.3%
Contains more Fats +50%
Contains more Water +18.4%
Contains more Other +31.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -66%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +75.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +39.4%
21% 53% 26%
Saturated Fat: 10.606 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 26.709 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 13.371 g
41% 49% 10%
Saturated Fat: 31.184 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 37.229 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.605 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -66%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +75.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +39.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cashew butter Pili nuts Opinion
Net carbs 27.3g 3.98g Cashew butter
Protein 12.12g 10.8g Cashew butter
Fats 53.03g 79.55g Pili nuts
Carbs 30.3g 3.98g Cashew butter
Calories 609kcal 719kcal Pili nuts
Sugar 9.09g Pili nuts
Fiber 3g Cashew butter
Calcium 61mg 145mg Pili nuts
Iron 4.91mg 3.53mg Cashew butter
Magnesium 206mg 302mg Pili nuts
Phosphorus 388mg 575mg Pili nuts
Potassium 447mg 507mg Pili nuts
Sodium 295mg 3mg Pili nuts
Zinc 4.43mg 2.97mg Cashew butter
Copper 1.758mg 0.958mg Cashew butter
Manganese 2.313mg Pili nuts
Selenium 9.3µg Cashew butter
Vitamin A 0IU 41IU Pili nuts
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 2µg Pili nuts
Vitamin E 5.08mg Cashew butter
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Pili nuts
Vitamin B1 0.158mg 0.913mg Pili nuts
Vitamin B2 0.159mg 0.093mg Cashew butter
Vitamin B3 1.108mg 0.519mg Cashew butter
Vitamin B5 0.479mg Pili nuts
Vitamin B6 0.203mg 0.115mg Cashew butter
Folate 55µg 60µg Pili nuts
Choline 48.3mg Cashew butter
Vitamin K 30.3µg Cashew butter
Tryptophan 0.162mg 0.189mg Pili nuts
Threonine 0.388mg 0.407mg Pili nuts
Isoleucine 0.445mg 0.483mg Pili nuts
Leucine 0.831mg 0.89mg Pili nuts
Lysine 0.523mg 0.369mg Cashew butter
Methionine 0.204mg 0.395mg Pili nuts
Phenylalanine 0.537mg 0.497mg Cashew butter
Valine 0.617mg 0.701mg Pili nuts
Histidine 0.257mg 0.255mg Cashew butter
Saturated Fat 10.606g 31.184g Cashew butter
Monounsaturated Fat 26.709g 37.229g Pili nuts
Polyunsaturated fat 13.371g 7.605g Cashew butter

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cashew butter Pili nuts
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
30%
Cashew butter
28%
Pili nuts
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
135%
Cashew butter
139%
Pili nuts

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pili nuts
Pili nuts is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pili nuts
Pili nuts contains less Sodium (difference - 292mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cashew butter
Cashew butter is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 20.578g)
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 minerals?
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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.
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. Cashew butter - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168597/nutrients
  2. Pili nuts - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170590/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.