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Chestnut vs Safflower - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chestnut and Safflower

  • Safflower has more Copper, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Manganese, Zinc, Iron, and Folate than Chestnut.
  • Safflower's daily need coverage for Copper is 142% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Nuts, chestnuts, european, boiled and steamed and Seeds, safflower seed kernels, dried.

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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 +183.2%
Contains more Calcium +69.6%
Contains more Magnesium +553.7%
Contains more Copper +270.1%
Contains more Zinc +1920%
Contains more Phosphorus +550.5%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Potassium - 687
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 65% 14% 64% 39% 158% 7% 43% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 184% 24% 61% 253% 583% 138% 276% 1%
Contains more Iron +183.2%
Contains more Calcium +69.6%
Contains more Magnesium +553.7%
Contains more Copper +270.1%
Contains more Zinc +1920%
Contains more Phosphorus +550.5%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Equal in Potassium - 687

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +685.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +299%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +212.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1175.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +402.1%
Contains more Folate +321.1%
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 0% 3% 0% 0% 291% 96% 43% 242% 270% 0% 0% 120%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +685.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +299%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +212.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1175.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +402.1%
Contains more Folate +321.1%

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
89
Safflower
Mineral Summary Score
49
Chestnut
190
Safflower

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
97%
Safflower
Carbohydrates
28%
Chestnut
34%
Safflower
Fats
6%
Chestnut
177%
Safflower

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

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Chestnut Safflower
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Safflower
Safflower contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Safflower
Safflower is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is cheaper?
Safflower
Safflower is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Safflower
Safflower is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Safflower
Safflower is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chestnut
Chestnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.422g)
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 Safflower Opinion
Calories 131 517 Safflower
Protein 2 16.18 Safflower
Fats 1.38 38.45 Safflower
Vitamin C 26.7 0 Chestnut
Carbs 27.76 34.29 Safflower
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.73 4.9 Safflower
Calcium 46 78 Safflower
Potassium 715 687 Chestnut
Magnesium 54 353 Safflower
Sugar
Fiber
Copper 0.472 1.747 Safflower
Zinc 0.25 5.05 Safflower
Starch
Phosphorus 99 644 Safflower
Sodium 27 3 Safflower
Vitamin A 17 50 Safflower
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.148 1.163 Safflower
Vitamin B2 0.104 0.415 Safflower
Vitamin B3 0.731 2.284 Safflower
Vitamin B5 0.316 4.03 Safflower
Vitamin B6 0.233 1.17 Safflower
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 38 160 Safflower
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.26 3.682 Chestnut
Monounsaturated Fat 0.476 4.848 Safflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.545 28.223 Safflower
Tryptophan 0.022 0.183 Safflower
Threonine 0.071 0.586 Safflower
Isoleucine 0.079 0.717 Safflower
Leucine 0.118 1.154 Safflower
Lysine 0.118 0.534 Safflower
Methionine 0.047 0.284 Safflower
Phenylalanine 0.084 0.806 Safflower
Valine 0.112 1.025 Safflower
Histidine 0.055 0.452 Safflower
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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. Safflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170558/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.