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Castanea crenata vs Cashew - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Castanea crenata and Cashew different?

  • Castanea crenata is higher in Vitamin C, however Cashew is richer in Copper, Phosphorus, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6 and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Cashew is 181% higher.
  • Castanea crenata contains 53 times more Vitamin C than Cashew. While Castanea crenata contains 26.3mg of Vitamin C, Cashew contains only 0.5mg.
  • Castanea crenata has less Saturated Fat.

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

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
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Cashew
Contains more Vitamin C +5160%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.2%
Contains more Folate +88%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +319.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 88% 3% 0% 0% 86% 38% 29% 13% 66% 0% 0% 36%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 0% 19% 0% 106% 14% 20% 52% 97% 0% 86% 19%
Contains more Vitamin C +5160%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.2%
Contains more Folate +88%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +319.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.3%

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
30
Castanea crenata
34
Cashew
Mineral Summary Score
47
Castanea crenata
209
Cashew

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
14%
Castanea crenata
109%
Cashew
Carbohydrates
35%
Castanea crenata
30%
Cashew
Fats
2%
Castanea crenata
202%
Cashew

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.
Castanea crenata Cashew
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Castanea crenata Cashew
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

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

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Castanea crenata - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169413/nutrients
  2. Cashew - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170162/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.