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Cashew vs Castanea crenata - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cashew and Castanea crenata different?

  • Cashew is higher in Copper, Phosphorus, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, and Potassium, however Castanea crenata is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Cashew is 181% higher.
  • Cashew contains 100 times more Saturated Fat than Castanea crenata. While Cashew contains 7.783g of Saturated Fat, Castanea crenata contains only 0.078g.

Nuts, cashew nuts, raw and Nuts, chestnuts, japanese, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +19.4%
Contains more Iron +360.7%
Contains more Magnesium +495.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +723.6%
Contains more Potassium +100.6%
Contains less Sodium -14.3%
Contains more Zinc +425.5%
Contains more Copper +290.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 251% 209% 255% 59% 2% 158% 732%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 55% 35% 31% 30% 2% 30% 188%
Contains more Calcium +19.4%
Contains more Iron +360.7%
Contains more Magnesium +495.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +723.6%
Contains more Potassium +100.6%
Contains less Sodium -14.3%
Contains more Zinc +425.5%
Contains more Copper +290.6%

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
Cashew
5
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +319.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +5160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.2%
Contains more Folate +88%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 19% 0% 2% 106% 14% 20% 52% 97% 19% 0% 86%
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 B1 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +319.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +5160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.2%
Contains more Folate +88%

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.
Cashew 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 Cashew Castanea crenata Opinion
Net carbs 26.89g 34.91g Castanea crenata
Protein 18.22g 2.25g Cashew
Fats 43.85g 0.53g Cashew
Carbs 30.19g 34.91g Castanea crenata
Calories 553kcal 154kcal Cashew
Starch 23.49g g Cashew
Fructose 0.05g g Cashew
Sugar 5.91g g Castanea crenata
Fiber 3.3g g Cashew
Calcium 37mg 31mg Cashew
Iron 6.68mg 1.45mg Cashew
Magnesium 292mg 49mg Cashew
Phosphorus 593mg 72mg Cashew
Potassium 660mg 329mg Cashew
Sodium 12mg 14mg Cashew
Zinc 5.78mg 1.1mg Cashew
Copper 2.195mg 0.562mg Cashew
Vitamin A 0IU 37IU Castanea crenata
Vitamin E 0.9mg mg Cashew
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.5mg 26.3mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B1 0.423mg 0.344mg Cashew
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.163mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B3 1.062mg 1.5mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B5 0.864mg 0.206mg Cashew
Vitamin B6 0.417mg 0.283mg Cashew
Folate 25µg 47µg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 34.1µg µg Cashew
Tryptophan 0.287mg 0.032mg Cashew
Threonine 0.688mg 0.09mg Cashew
Isoleucine 0.789mg 0.111mg Cashew
Leucine 1.472mg 0.139mg Cashew
Lysine 0.928mg 0.147mg Cashew
Methionine 0.362mg 0.054mg Cashew
Phenylalanine 0.951mg 0.088mg Cashew
Valine 1.094mg 0.134mg Cashew
Histidine 0.456mg 0.056mg Cashew
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 7.783g 0.078g Castanea crenata
Monounsaturated Fat 23.797g 0.278g Cashew
Polyunsaturated fat 7.845g 0.138g Cashew

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cashew 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
34
Cashew
30
Castanea crenata
Mineral Summary Score
209
Cashew
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
109%
Cashew
14%
Castanea crenata
Carbohydrates
30%
Cashew
35%
Castanea crenata
Fats
202%
Cashew
2%
Castanea crenata

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.91g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.705g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cashew
Cashew contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cashew
Cashew is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cashew
Cashew 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. Cashew - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170162/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.