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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
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Almond
Contains more Iron +114.5%
Contains more Calcium +484.8%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Copper +118.4%
Contains more Zinc +1148%
Contains more Phosphorus +385.9%
Contains less Sodium -96.3%
Equal in Potassium - 733
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 65% 14% 64% 39% 158% 7% 43% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 140% 81% 65% 193% 344% 86% 207% 1%
Contains more Iron +114.5%
Contains more Calcium +484.8%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Copper +118.4%
Contains more Zinc +1148%
Contains more Phosphorus +385.9%
Contains less Sodium -96.3%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +750%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 89% 2% 0% 0% 37% 24% 14% 19% 54% 0% 0% 29%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 513% 0% 52% 263% 68% 29% 32% 0% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +750%
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 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 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

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.