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Chestnut vs Castanea crenata - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chestnut and Castanea crenata

  • Chestnut has more Potassium, while Castanea crenata has more Manganese, Vitamin B1, Copper, and Zinc.
  • Castanea crenata covers your daily need of Manganese 32% more than Chestnut.
  • Chestnut contains 2 times more Potassium than Castanea crenata. While Chestnut contains 715mg of Potassium, Castanea crenata contains only 329mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Nuts, chestnuts, european, boiled and steamed and Nuts, chestnuts, japanese, raw.

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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 +48.4%
Contains more Iron +19.3%
Contains more Magnesium +10.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%
Contains more Potassium +117.3%
Contains less Sodium -48.1%
Contains more Zinc +340%
Contains more Copper +19.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 49
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 65% 39% 43% 64% 4% 7% 158%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 55% 35% 31% 30% 2% 30% 188%
Contains more Calcium +48.4%
Contains more Iron +19.3%
Contains more Magnesium +10.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%
Contains more Potassium +117.3%
Contains less Sodium -48.1%
Contains more Zinc +340%
Contains more Copper +19.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 49

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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Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.5%
Contains more Folate +23.7%
Equal in Vitamin C - 26.3
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 3% 0% 0% 88% 86% 38% 29% 13% 66% 36% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.5%
Contains more Folate +23.7%
Equal in Vitamin C - 26.3

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chestnut Castanea crenata Opinion
Net carbs 27.76g 34.91g Castanea crenata
Protein 2g 2.25g Castanea crenata
Fats 1.38g 0.53g Chestnut
Carbs 27.76g 34.91g Castanea crenata
Calories 131kcal 154kcal Castanea crenata
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g g
Calcium 46mg 31mg Chestnut
Iron 1.73mg 1.45mg Chestnut
Magnesium 54mg 49mg Chestnut
Phosphorus 99mg 72mg Chestnut
Potassium 715mg 329mg Chestnut
Sodium 27mg 14mg Castanea crenata
Zinc 0.25mg 1.1mg Castanea crenata
Copper 0.472mg 0.562mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin A 17IU 37IU Castanea crenata
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 26.7mg 26.3mg Chestnut
Vitamin B1 0.148mg 0.344mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B2 0.104mg 0.163mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B3 0.731mg 1.5mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B5 0.316mg 0.206mg Chestnut
Vitamin B6 0.233mg 0.283mg Castanea crenata
Folate 38µg 47µg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.022mg 0.032mg Castanea crenata
Threonine 0.071mg 0.09mg Castanea crenata
Isoleucine 0.079mg 0.111mg Castanea crenata
Leucine 0.118mg 0.139mg Castanea crenata
Lysine 0.118mg 0.147mg Castanea crenata
Methionine 0.047mg 0.054mg Castanea crenata
Phenylalanine 0.084mg 0.088mg Castanea crenata
Valine 0.112mg 0.134mg Castanea crenata
Histidine 0.055mg 0.056mg Castanea crenata
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.26g 0.078g Castanea crenata
Monounsaturated Fat 0.476g 0.278g Chestnut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.545g 0.138g Chestnut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chestnut Castanea crenata
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
30
Castanea crenata
Mineral Summary Score
49
Chestnut
47
Castanea crenata

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
14%
Castanea crenata
Carbohydrates
28%
Chestnut
35%
Castanea crenata
Fats
6%
Chestnut
2%
Castanea crenata

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Chestnut
Chestnut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.182g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is cheaper?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Castanea crenata - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169413/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.