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Castanea crenata vs. Pistachio — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Castanea crenata and Pistachio

  • Castanea crenata has more Vitamin C, and Manganese, while Pistachio has more Vitamin B6, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Iron, Potassium, and Magnesium.
  • Pistachio covers your daily need of Vitamin B6 109% more than Castanea crenata.
  • Castanea crenata contains 5 times more Vitamin C than Pistachio. While Castanea crenata contains 26.3mg of Vitamin C, Pistachio contains only 5.6mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Castanea crenata is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Nuts, chestnuts, japanese, raw and Nuts, pistachio nuts, raw.

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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 Manganese +32.6%
Contains more Calcium +238.7%
Contains more Iron +170.3%
Contains more Magnesium +146.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +580.6%
Contains more Potassium +211.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +131.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 55% 35% 31% 30% 2% 30% 188% 208% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 32% 147% 87% 210% 91% 1% 60% 434% 157% 39%
Contains more Manganese +32.6%
Contains more Calcium +238.7%
Contains more Iron +170.3%
Contains more Magnesium +146.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +580.6%
Contains more Potassium +211.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +131.3%

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 C +369.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1294.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +152.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +152.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +500.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.16
Equal in Folate - 51
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% 88% 86% 38% 29% 13% 66% 36% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 31% 58% 0% 19% 218% 37% 25% 32% 393% 39% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +369.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1294.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +152.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +152.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +500.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.16
Equal in Folate - 51

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +28.5%
Contains more Water +1305.3%
Contains more Protein +796%
Contains more Fats +8450.9%
Contains more Other +231.1%
2% 35% 61%
Protein: 2.25 g
Fats: 0.53 g
Carbs: 34.91 g
Water: 61.41 g
Other: 0.9 g
20% 45% 27% 4% 3%
Protein: 20.16 g
Fats: 45.32 g
Carbs: 27.17 g
Water: 4.37 g
Other: 2.98 g
Contains more Carbs +28.5%
Contains more Water +1305.3%
Contains more Protein +796%
Contains more Fats +8450.9%
Contains more Other +231.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +8265.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +10320.3%
16% 56% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.078 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.278 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.138 g
14% 53% 33%
Saturated Fat: 5.907 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 23.257 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 14.38 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +8265.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +10320.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Castanea crenata Pistachio Opinion
Net carbs 34.91g 16.57g Castanea crenata
Protein 2.25g 20.16g Pistachio
Fats 0.53g 45.32g Pistachio
Carbs 34.91g 27.17g Castanea crenata
Calories 154kcal 560kcal Pistachio
Starch 1.67g Pistachio
Fructose 0.24g Pistachio
Sugar 7.66g Castanea crenata
Fiber 10.6g Pistachio
Calcium 31mg 105mg Pistachio
Iron 1.45mg 3.92mg Pistachio
Magnesium 49mg 121mg Pistachio
Phosphorus 72mg 490mg Pistachio
Potassium 329mg 1025mg Pistachio
Sodium 14mg 1mg Pistachio
Zinc 1.1mg 2.2mg Pistachio
Copper 0.562mg 1.3mg Pistachio
Manganese 1.591mg 1.2mg Castanea crenata
Selenium 7µg Pistachio
Vitamin A 37IU 516IU Pistachio
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 26µg Pistachio
Vitamin E 2.86mg Pistachio
Vitamin C 26.3mg 5.6mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B1 0.344mg 0.87mg Pistachio
Vitamin B2 0.163mg 0.16mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B3 1.5mg 1.3mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B5 0.206mg 0.52mg Pistachio
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 1.7mg Pistachio
Folate 47µg 51µg Pistachio
Tryptophan 0.032mg 0.251mg Pistachio
Threonine 0.09mg 0.684mg Pistachio
Isoleucine 0.111mg 0.917mg Pistachio
Leucine 0.139mg 1.604mg Pistachio
Lysine 0.147mg 1.138mg Pistachio
Methionine 0.054mg 0.36mg Pistachio
Phenylalanine 0.088mg 1.092mg Pistachio
Valine 0.134mg 1.249mg Pistachio
Histidine 0.056mg 0.512mg Pistachio
Saturated Fat 0.078g 5.907g Castanea crenata
Monounsaturated Fat 0.278g 23.257g Pistachio
Polyunsaturated fat 0.138g 14.38g Pistachio
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 14.091g Pistachio

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Castanea crenata Pistachio
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
27%
Castanea crenata
65%
Pistachio
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
59%
Castanea crenata
125%
Pistachio

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pistachio
Pistachio is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pistachio
Pistachio contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.66g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.829g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2.6)
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. Castanea crenata - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169413/nutrients
  2. Pistachio - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170184/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.