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Chestnut vs Macadamia - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chestnut and Macadamia

  • Chestnut has more Vitamin C and Potassium, however Macadamia is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B1, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Vitamin B3.
  • Macadamia's daily need coverage for Manganese is 142% more.
  • Chestnut contains 22 times more Vitamin C than Macadamia. Chestnut contains 26.7mg of Vitamin C, while Macadamia contains 1.2mg.
  • Chestnut contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Nuts, chestnuts, european, boiled and steamed and Nuts, macadamia nuts, 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 Potassium +94.3%
Contains more Iron +113.3%
Contains more Calcium +84.8%
Contains more Magnesium +140.7%
Contains more Copper +60.2%
Contains more Zinc +420%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.9%
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 139% 26% 33% 93% 252% 36% 81% 1%
Contains more Potassium +94.3%
Contains more Iron +113.3%
Contains more Calcium +84.8%
Contains more Magnesium +140.7%
Contains more Copper +60.2%
Contains more Zinc +420%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.9%
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 +2125%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +707.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +238.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +139.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18%
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 4% 0% 11% 0% 299% 38% 47% 46% 64% 0% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +2125%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +707.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +238.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +139.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
22
Chestnut
43
Macadamia
Mineral Summary Score
49
Chestnut
82
Macadamia

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 the food
Protein
12%
Chestnut
47%
Macadamia
Carbohydrates
28%
Chestnut
14%
Macadamia
Fats
6%
Chestnut
350%
Macadamia

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chestnut Macadamia
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chestnut Macadamia
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?
Macadamia
Macadamia contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in glycemic index (difference - 44)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Macadamia
Macadamia is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chestnut
Chestnut contains less Sugars (difference - 4.57g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chestnut
Chestnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.801g)
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)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chestnut Macadamia Opinion
Calories 131 718 Macadamia
Protein 2 7.91 Macadamia
Fats 1.38 75.77 Macadamia
Vitamin C 26.7 1.2 Chestnut
Carbs 27.76 13.82 Chestnut
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.73 3.69 Macadamia
Calcium 46 85 Macadamia
Potassium 715 368 Chestnut
Magnesium 54 130 Macadamia
Sugars 4.57 Chestnut
Fiber 8.6 Macadamia
Copper 0.472 0.756 Macadamia
Zinc 0.25 1.3 Macadamia
Starch 1.05 Macadamia
Phosphorus 99 188 Macadamia
Sodium 27 5 Macadamia
Vitamin A 17 0 Chestnut
Vitamin E 0.54 Macadamia
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.148 1.195 Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.104 0.162 Macadamia
Vitamin B3 0.731 2.473 Macadamia
Vitamin B5 0.316 0.758 Macadamia
Vitamin B6 0.233 0.275 Macadamia
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 38 11 Chestnut
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.26 12.061 Chestnut
Monounsaturated Fat 0.476 58.877 Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 0.545 1.502 Macadamia
Tryptophan 0.022 0.067 Macadamia
Threonine 0.071 0.37 Macadamia
Isoleucine 0.079 0.314 Macadamia
Leucine 0.118 0.602 Macadamia
Lysine 0.118 0.018 Chestnut
Methionine 0.047 0.023 Chestnut
Phenylalanine 0.084 0.665 Macadamia
Valine 0.112 0.363 Macadamia
Histidine 0.055 0.195 Macadamia
Fructose 0.07 Macadamia

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 of 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. Macadamia - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170178/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.