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

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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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 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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 89% 37% 24% 14% 19% 54% 29% 0% 0%
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

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 Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Castanea crenata Chestnut
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
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

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 Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.