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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +170.3%
Contains more Calcium +238.7%
Contains more Potassium +211.6%
Contains more Magnesium +146.9%
Contains more Copper +131.3%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +580.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 55% 10% 30% 35% 188% 30% 31% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 147% 32% 91% 87% 434% 60% 210% 1%
Contains more Iron +170.3%
Contains more Calcium +238.7%
Contains more Potassium +211.6%
Contains more Magnesium +146.9%
Contains more Copper +131.3%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +580.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%

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 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 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 19% 31% 58% 0% 218% 37% 25% 32% 393% 0% 0% 39%
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 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
71
Pistachio
Mineral Summary Score
47
Castanea crenata
132
Pistachio

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
121%
Pistachio
Carbohydrates
35%
Castanea crenata
27%
Pistachio
Fats
2%
Castanea crenata
209%
Pistachio

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 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

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Castanea crenata Pistachio
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?
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 - 15)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Castanea crenata Pistachio Opinion
Calories 154 560 Pistachio
Protein 2.25 20.16 Pistachio
Fats 0.53 45.32 Pistachio
Vitamin C 26.3 5.6 Castanea crenata
Carbs 34.91 27.17 Castanea crenata
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.45 3.92 Pistachio
Calcium 31 105 Pistachio
Potassium 329 1025 Pistachio
Magnesium 49 121 Pistachio
Sugar 7.66 Castanea crenata
Fiber 10.6 Pistachio
Copper 0.562 1.3 Pistachio
Zinc 1.1 2.2 Pistachio
Starch 1.67 Pistachio
Phosphorus 72 490 Pistachio
Sodium 14 1 Pistachio
Vitamin A 37 516 Pistachio
Vitamin E 2.86 Pistachio
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.344 0.87 Pistachio
Vitamin B2 0.163 0.16 Castanea crenata
Vitamin B3 1.5 1.3 Castanea crenata
Vitamin B5 0.206 0.52 Pistachio
Vitamin B6 0.283 1.7 Pistachio
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 47 51 Pistachio
Trans Fat 0 Castanea crenata
Saturated Fat 0.078 5.907 Castanea crenata
Monounsaturated Fat 0.278 23.257 Pistachio
Polyunsaturated fat 0.138 14.38 Pistachio
Tryptophan 0.032 0.251 Pistachio
Threonine 0.09 0.684 Pistachio
Isoleucine 0.111 0.917 Pistachio
Leucine 0.139 1.604 Pistachio
Lysine 0.147 1.138 Pistachio
Methionine 0.054 0.36 Pistachio
Phenylalanine 0.088 1.092 Pistachio
Valine 0.134 1.249 Pistachio
Histidine 0.056 0.512 Pistachio
Fructose 0.24 Pistachio

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. 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.