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Chestnut vs Almond - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chestnut and Almond

  • Almond has more Vitamin B2, Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin C, Zinc, Iron, Calcium, and Vitamin B3 than Chestnut.
  • Almond's daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 is 80% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Nuts, chestnuts, european, boiled and steamed and Nuts, almonds.

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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 +484.8%
Contains more Iron +114.5%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +385.9%
Contains less Sodium -96.3%
Contains more Zinc +1148%
Contains more Copper +118.4%
Equal in Potassium - 733
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 65% 39% 43% 64% 4% 7% 158%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 81% 140% 193% 207% 65% 1% 86% 344%
Contains more Calcium +484.8%
Contains more Iron +114.5%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +385.9%
Contains less Sodium -96.3%
Contains more Zinc +1148%
Contains more Copper +118.4%
Equal in Potassium - 733

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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Almond
Contains more Vitamin A +750%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +994.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +394.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.1%
Contains more Folate +15.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 89% 37% 24% 14% 19% 54% 29% 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 1% 513% 0% 0% 52% 263% 68% 29% 32% 33% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +750%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +994.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +394.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.1%
Contains more Folate +15.8%

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.
Chestnut Almond
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chestnut Almond Opinion
Net carbs 27.76g 9.05g Chestnut
Protein 2g 21.15g Almond
Fats 1.38g 49.93g Almond
Carbs 27.76g 21.55g Chestnut
Calories 131kcal 579kcal Almond
Starch g 0.72g Almond
Fructose g 0.11g Almond
Sugar g 4.35g Chestnut
Fiber g 12.5g Almond
Calcium 46mg 269mg Almond
Iron 1.73mg 3.71mg Almond
Magnesium 54mg 270mg Almond
Phosphorus 99mg 481mg Almond
Potassium 715mg 733mg Almond
Sodium 27mg 1mg Almond
Zinc 0.25mg 3.12mg Almond
Copper 0.472mg 1.031mg Almond
Vitamin A 17IU 2IU Chestnut
Vitamin E mg 25.63mg Almond
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 26.7mg 0mg Chestnut
Vitamin B1 0.148mg 0.205mg Almond
Vitamin B2 0.104mg 1.138mg Almond
Vitamin B3 0.731mg 3.618mg Almond
Vitamin B5 0.316mg 0.471mg Almond
Vitamin B6 0.233mg 0.137mg Chestnut
Folate 38µg 44µg Almond
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Almond
Tryptophan 0.022mg 0.211mg Almond
Threonine 0.071mg 0.601mg Almond
Isoleucine 0.079mg 0.751mg Almond
Leucine 0.118mg 1.473mg Almond
Lysine 0.118mg 0.568mg Almond
Methionine 0.047mg 0.157mg Almond
Phenylalanine 0.084mg 1.132mg Almond
Valine 0.112mg 0.855mg Almond
Histidine 0.055mg 0.539mg Almond
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0.015g Chestnut
Saturated Fat 0.26g 3.802g Chestnut
Monounsaturated Fat 0.476g 31.551g Almond
Polyunsaturated fat 0.545g 12.329g Almond

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chestnut Almond
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
22
Chestnut
82
Almond
Mineral Summary Score
49
Chestnut
139
Almond

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
12%
Chestnut
127%
Almond
Carbohydrates
28%
Chestnut
22%
Almond
Fats
6%
Chestnut
230%
Almond

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chestnut
Chestnut is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.35g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chestnut
Chestnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.542g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond
Almond contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond
Almond is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is cheaper?
Almond
Almond is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Almond
Almond is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Almond
Almond is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Chestnut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170168/nutrients
  2. Almond - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170567/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.