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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
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Contains more Iron +19.3%
Contains more Calcium +48.4%
Contains more Potassium +117.3%
Contains more Magnesium +10.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%
Contains more Copper +19.1%
Contains more Zinc +340%
Contains less Sodium -48.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 49
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 65% 14% 64% 39% 158% 7% 43% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 55% 10% 30% 35% 188% 30% 31% 2%
Contains more Iron +19.3%
Contains more Calcium +48.4%
Contains more Potassium +117.3%
Contains more Magnesium +10.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%
Contains more Copper +19.1%
Contains more Zinc +340%
Contains less Sodium -48.1%
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 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 88% 3% 0% 0% 86% 38% 29% 13% 66% 0% 0% 36%
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 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 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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugar Equal

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Chestnut Castanea crenata
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?
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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.