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Chestnut vs Mixed nuts - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chestnut and Mixed nuts different?

  • Chestnut is richer in Vitamin C, while Mixed nuts are higher in Manganese, Phosphorus, Copper, Vitamin B3, Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamin B5, and Folate.
  • Mixed nuts covers your daily need of Manganese 52% more than Chestnut.
  • Chestnut contains 53 times more Vitamin C than Mixed nuts. Chestnut contains 26.7mg of Vitamin C, while Mixed nuts contain 0.5mg.
  • Chestnut is lower in Saturated Fat.

Nuts, chestnuts, european, boiled and steamed and Nuts, mixed nuts, oil roasted, with peanuts, without salt added types were used 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
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Contains more Potassium +13.1%
Contains more Iron +50.9%
Contains more Calcium +154.3%
Contains more Magnesium +324.1%
Contains more Copper +92.2%
Contains more Zinc +1244%
Contains more Phosphorus +360.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 65% 14% 64% 39% 158% 7% 43% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 98% 36% 56% 164% 303% 92% 196% 1%
Contains more Potassium +13.1%
Contains more Iron +50.9%
Contains more Calcium +154.3%
Contains more Magnesium +324.1%
Contains more Copper +92.2%
Contains more Zinc +1244%
Contains more Phosphorus +360.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%

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 C +5240%
Contains more Vitamin A +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +954.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +260.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.1%
Contains more Folate +118.4%
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 2% 1% 157% 0% 48% 46% 145% 69% 82% 0% 15% 63%
Contains more Vitamin C +5240%
Contains more Vitamin A +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +954.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +260.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.1%
Contains more Folate +118.4%

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
52
Mixed nuts
Mineral Summary Score
49
Chestnut
118
Mixed nuts

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
120%
Mixed nuts
Carbohydrates
28%
Chestnut
21%
Mixed nuts
Fats
6%
Chestnut
249%
Mixed nuts

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 Mixed nuts
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chestnut Mixed nuts
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 contains less Sodium?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chestnut
Chestnut is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.15g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chestnut
Chestnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.451g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($3)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chestnut Mixed nuts Opinion
Calories 131 607 Mixed nuts
Protein 2 20.04 Mixed nuts
Fats 1.38 53.95 Mixed nuts
Vitamin C 26.7 0.5 Chestnut
Carbs 27.76 21.05 Chestnut
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.73 2.61 Mixed nuts
Calcium 46 117 Mixed nuts
Potassium 715 632 Chestnut
Magnesium 54 229 Mixed nuts
Sugar 4.15 Chestnut
Fiber 7 Mixed nuts
Copper 0.472 0.907 Mixed nuts
Zinc 0.25 3.36 Mixed nuts
Starch 4.2 Mixed nuts
Phosphorus 99 456 Mixed nuts
Sodium 27 5 Mixed nuts
Vitamin A 17 3 Chestnut
Vitamin E 7.82 Mixed nuts
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.148 0.189 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B2 0.104 0.196 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B3 0.731 7.709 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B5 0.316 1.14 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B6 0.233 0.352 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.7 Mixed nuts
Folate 38 83 Mixed nuts
Trans Fat 0.055 Chestnut
Saturated Fat 0.26 8.711 Chestnut
Monounsaturated Fat 0.476 28.488 Mixed nuts
Polyunsaturated fat 0.545 14.612 Mixed nuts
Tryptophan 0.022 0.22 Mixed nuts
Threonine 0.071 0.703 Mixed nuts
Isoleucine 0.079 0.826 Mixed nuts
Leucine 0.118 1.656 Mixed nuts
Lysine 0.118 0.782 Mixed nuts
Methionine 0.047 0.283 Mixed nuts
Phenylalanine 0.084 1.182 Mixed nuts
Valine 0.112 1.001 Mixed nuts
Histidine 0.055 0.572 Mixed nuts
Fructose 0 Mixed nuts

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. Mixed nuts - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170587/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.