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Castanea crenata vs Pecan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Castanea crenata and Pecan

  • Castanea crenata has more Vitamin C, however Pecan has more Manganese, Copper, Zinc, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Iron, and Vitamin B5.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Pecan is 126% higher.
  • Pecan has 24 times less Vitamin C than Castanea crenata. Castanea crenata has 26.3mg of Vitamin C, while Pecan has 1.1mg.
  • Castanea crenata is lower in Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Nuts, chestnuts, japanese, raw and Nuts, pecans.

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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 more Calcium +125.8%
Contains more Iron +74.5%
Contains more Magnesium +146.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +284.7%
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +311.8%
Contains more Copper +113.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 55% 35% 31% 30% 2% 30% 188%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 95% 87% 119% 37% 0% 124% 400%
Contains more Calcium +125.8%
Contains more Iron +74.5%
Contains more Magnesium +146.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +284.7%
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +311.8%
Contains more Copper +113.5%

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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Pecan
Contains more Vitamin C +2290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.8%
Contains more Folate +113.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +51.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +318.9%
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 4% 28% 0% 4% 166% 30% 22% 52% 49% 17% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +2290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.8%
Contains more Folate +113.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +51.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +318.9%

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 Pecan
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Castanea crenata Pecan Opinion
Net carbs 34.91g 4.26g Castanea crenata
Protein 2.25g 9.17g Pecan
Fats 0.53g 71.97g Pecan
Carbs 34.91g 13.86g Castanea crenata
Calories 154kcal 691kcal Pecan
Starch g 0.46g Pecan
Fructose g 0.04g Pecan
Sugar g 3.97g Castanea crenata
Fiber g 9.6g Pecan
Calcium 31mg 70mg Pecan
Iron 1.45mg 2.53mg Pecan
Magnesium 49mg 121mg Pecan
Phosphorus 72mg 277mg Pecan
Potassium 329mg 410mg Pecan
Sodium 14mg 0mg Pecan
Zinc 1.1mg 4.53mg Pecan
Copper 0.562mg 1.2mg Pecan
Vitamin A 37IU 56IU Pecan
Vitamin E mg 1.4mg Pecan
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 26.3mg 1.1mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B1 0.344mg 0.66mg Pecan
Vitamin B2 0.163mg 0.13mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B3 1.5mg 1.167mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B5 0.206mg 0.863mg Pecan
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.21mg Castanea crenata
Folate 47µg 22µg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 3.5µg Pecan
Tryptophan 0.032mg 0.093mg Pecan
Threonine 0.09mg 0.306mg Pecan
Isoleucine 0.111mg 0.336mg Pecan
Leucine 0.139mg 0.598mg Pecan
Lysine 0.147mg 0.287mg Pecan
Methionine 0.054mg 0.183mg Pecan
Phenylalanine 0.088mg 0.426mg Pecan
Valine 0.134mg 0.411mg Pecan
Histidine 0.056mg 0.262mg Pecan
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.078g 6.18g Castanea crenata
Monounsaturated Fat 0.278g 40.801g Pecan
Polyunsaturated fat 0.138g 21.614g Pecan

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Castanea crenata Pecan
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
31
Pecan
Mineral Summary Score
47
Castanea crenata
110
Pecan

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
55%
Pecan
Carbohydrates
35%
Castanea crenata
14%
Pecan
Fats
2%
Castanea crenata
332%
Pecan

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pecan
Pecan is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pecan
Pecan contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.97g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.102g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

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. Pecan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170182/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.