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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
Contains more Potassium +13.1%
Contains more Calcium +154.3%
Contains more Iron +50.9%
Contains more Magnesium +324.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +360.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Contains more Zinc +1244%
Contains more Copper +92.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 65% 39% 43% 64% 4% 7% 158%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 98% 164% 196% 56% 1% 92% 303%
Contains more Potassium +13.1%
Contains more Calcium +154.3%
Contains more Iron +50.9%
Contains more Magnesium +324.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +360.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Contains more Zinc +1244%
Contains more Copper +92.2%

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 A +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +5240%
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 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% 157% 0% 2% 48% 46% 145% 69% 82% 63% 0% 15%
Contains more Vitamin A +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +5240%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chestnut Mixed nuts Opinion
Net carbs 27.76g 14.05g Chestnut
Protein 2g 20.04g Mixed nuts
Fats 1.38g 53.95g Mixed nuts
Carbs 27.76g 21.05g Chestnut
Calories 131kcal 607kcal Mixed nuts
Starch g 4.2g Mixed nuts
Fructose g 0g Mixed nuts
Sugar g 4.15g Chestnut
Fiber g 7g Mixed nuts
Calcium 46mg 117mg Mixed nuts
Iron 1.73mg 2.61mg Mixed nuts
Magnesium 54mg 229mg Mixed nuts
Phosphorus 99mg 456mg Mixed nuts
Potassium 715mg 632mg Chestnut
Sodium 27mg 5mg Mixed nuts
Zinc 0.25mg 3.36mg Mixed nuts
Copper 0.472mg 0.907mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin A 17IU 3IU Chestnut
Vitamin E mg 7.82mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 26.7mg 0.5mg Chestnut
Vitamin B1 0.148mg 0.189mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B2 0.104mg 0.196mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B3 0.731mg 7.709mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B5 0.316mg 1.14mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B6 0.233mg 0.352mg Mixed nuts
Folate 38µg 83µg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 5.7µg Mixed nuts
Tryptophan 0.022mg 0.22mg Mixed nuts
Threonine 0.071mg 0.703mg Mixed nuts
Isoleucine 0.079mg 0.826mg Mixed nuts
Leucine 0.118mg 1.656mg Mixed nuts
Lysine 0.118mg 0.782mg Mixed nuts
Methionine 0.047mg 0.283mg Mixed nuts
Phenylalanine 0.084mg 1.182mg Mixed nuts
Valine 0.112mg 1.001mg Mixed nuts
Histidine 0.055mg 0.572mg Mixed nuts
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0.055g Chestnut
Saturated Fat 0.26g 8.711g Chestnut
Monounsaturated Fat 0.476g 28.488g Mixed nuts
Polyunsaturated fat 0.545g 14.612g Mixed nuts

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chestnut Mixed nuts
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
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

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)

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.