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Castanea crenata vs Walnut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Castanea crenata and Walnut?

  • Castanea crenata is higher in Vitamin C, yet Walnut is higher in Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Iron, Zinc, and Folate.
  • Walnut's daily need coverage for Copper is 114% more.
  • Castanea crenata has 20 times more Vitamin C than Walnut. While Castanea crenata has 26.3mg of Vitamin C, Walnut has only 1.3mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Castanea crenata is lower.

We used Nuts, chestnuts, japanese, raw and Nuts, walnuts, english types in this article.

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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 +216.1%
Contains more Iron +100.7%
Contains more Magnesium +222.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +380.6%
Contains more Potassium +34%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Zinc +180.9%
Contains more Copper +182.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 55% 35% 31% 30% 2% 30% 188%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 110% 113% 149% 39% 1% 85% 529%
Contains more Calcium +216.1%
Contains more Iron +100.7%
Contains more Magnesium +222.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +380.6%
Contains more Potassium +34%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Zinc +180.9%
Contains more Copper +182.2%

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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Walnut
Contains more Vitamin A +85%
Contains more Vitamin C +1923.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +176.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +89.8%
Contains more Folate +108.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.341
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.15
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% 14% 0% 5% 86% 35% 22% 35% 124% 74% 0% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +85%
Contains more Vitamin C +1923.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +176.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +89.8%
Contains more Folate +108.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.341
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.15

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 Walnut
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 Walnut Opinion
Net carbs 34.91g 7.01g Castanea crenata
Protein 2.25g 15.23g Walnut
Fats 0.53g 65.21g Walnut
Carbs 34.91g 13.71g Castanea crenata
Calories 154kcal 654kcal Walnut
Starch g 0.06g Walnut
Fructose g 0.09g Walnut
Sugar g 2.61g Castanea crenata
Fiber g 6.7g Walnut
Calcium 31mg 98mg Walnut
Iron 1.45mg 2.91mg Walnut
Magnesium 49mg 158mg Walnut
Phosphorus 72mg 346mg Walnut
Potassium 329mg 441mg Walnut
Sodium 14mg 2mg Walnut
Zinc 1.1mg 3.09mg Walnut
Copper 0.562mg 1.586mg Walnut
Vitamin A 37IU 20IU Castanea crenata
Vitamin E mg 0.7mg Walnut
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 26.3mg 1.3mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B1 0.344mg 0.341mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B2 0.163mg 0.15mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B3 1.5mg 1.125mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B5 0.206mg 0.57mg Walnut
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.537mg Walnut
Folate 47µg 98µg Walnut
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.7µg Walnut
Tryptophan 0.032mg 0.17mg Walnut
Threonine 0.09mg 0.596mg Walnut
Isoleucine 0.111mg 0.625mg Walnut
Leucine 0.139mg 1.17mg Walnut
Lysine 0.147mg 0.424mg Walnut
Methionine 0.054mg 0.236mg Walnut
Phenylalanine 0.088mg 0.711mg Walnut
Valine 0.134mg 0.753mg Walnut
Histidine 0.056mg 0.391mg Walnut
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.078g 6.126g Castanea crenata
Monounsaturated Fat 0.278g 8.933g Walnut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.138g 47.174g Walnut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Castanea crenata Walnut
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
33
Walnut
Mineral Summary Score
47
Castanea crenata
131
Walnut

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
91%
Walnut
Carbohydrates
35%
Castanea crenata
14%
Walnut
Fats
2%
Castanea crenata
301%
Walnut

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Walnut
Walnut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Walnut
Walnut contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.61g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.048g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
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. Walnut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170187/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.