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

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 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 4% 4% 28% 0% 166% 30% 22% 52% 49% 0% 9% 17%
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 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 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

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Castanea crenata Pecan
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?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.