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Castanea crenata vs Chestnut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Castanea crenata and Chestnut

  • Castanea crenata has more Manganese, Vitamin B1, Copper, and Zinc, while Chestnut has more Potassium.
  • Castanea crenata covers your daily need of Manganese 32% more than Chestnut.
  • Castanea crenata contains 4 times more Zinc than Chestnut. While Castanea crenata contains 1.1mg of Zinc, Chestnut contains only 0.25mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Nuts, chestnuts, japanese, raw and Nuts, chestnuts, european, boiled and steamed.

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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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Contains more Copper +19.1%
Contains more Zinc +340%
Contains less Sodium -48.1%
Contains more Iron +19.3%
Contains more Calcium +48.4%
Contains more Potassium +117.3%
Contains more Magnesium +10.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 55% 10% 30% 35% 188% 30% 31% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 65% 14% 64% 39% 158% 7% 43% 4%
Contains more Copper +19.1%
Contains more Zinc +340%
Contains less Sodium -48.1%
Contains more Iron +19.3%
Contains more Calcium +48.4%
Contains more Potassium +117.3%
Contains more Magnesium +10.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%

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 A +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.5%
Contains more Folate +23.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.4%
Equal in Vitamin C - 26.7
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 89% 2% 0% 0% 37% 24% 14% 19% 54% 0% 0% 29%
Contains more Vitamin A +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.5%
Contains more Folate +23.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.4%
Equal in Vitamin C - 26.7

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
30
Castanea crenata
22
Chestnut
Mineral Summary Score
47
Castanea crenata
49
Chestnut

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
14%
Castanea crenata
12%
Chestnut
Carbohydrates
35%
Castanea crenata
28%
Chestnut
Fats
2%
Castanea crenata
6%
Chestnut

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.
Castanea crenata Chestnut
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugar Equal

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Castanea crenata Chestnut
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 is richer in minerals?
Chestnut
Chestnut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.182g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is cheaper?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Castanea crenata Chestnut Opinion
Calories 154 131 Castanea crenata
Protein 2.25 2 Castanea crenata
Fats 0.53 1.38 Chestnut
Vitamin C 26.3 26.7 Chestnut
Carbs 34.91 27.76 Castanea crenata
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.45 1.73 Chestnut
Calcium 31 46 Chestnut
Potassium 329 715 Chestnut
Magnesium 49 54 Chestnut
Sugar
Fiber
Copper 0.562 0.472 Castanea crenata
Zinc 1.1 0.25 Castanea crenata
Starch
Phosphorus 72 99 Chestnut
Sodium 14 27 Castanea crenata
Vitamin A 37 17 Castanea crenata
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.344 0.148 Castanea crenata
Vitamin B2 0.163 0.104 Castanea crenata
Vitamin B3 1.5 0.731 Castanea crenata
Vitamin B5 0.206 0.316 Chestnut
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.233 Castanea crenata
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 47 38 Castanea crenata
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.078 0.26 Castanea crenata
Monounsaturated Fat 0.278 0.476 Chestnut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.138 0.545 Chestnut
Tryptophan 0.032 0.022 Castanea crenata
Threonine 0.09 0.071 Castanea crenata
Isoleucine 0.111 0.079 Castanea crenata
Leucine 0.139 0.118 Castanea crenata
Lysine 0.147 0.118 Castanea crenata
Methionine 0.054 0.047 Castanea crenata
Phenylalanine 0.088 0.084 Castanea crenata
Valine 0.134 0.112 Castanea crenata
Histidine 0.056 0.055 Castanea crenata
Fructose

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. Castanea crenata - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169413/nutrients
  2. Chestnut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170168/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.