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Macaroon vs Cashew - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Macaroon and Cashew?

  • Cashew has more Copper, Phosphorus, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamin B1, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, and Selenium than Macaroon.
  • Cashew's daily need coverage for Copper is 214% higher.
  • Cashew has 3 times less Saturated Fat than Macaroon. Macaroon has 20.099g of Saturated Fat, while Cashew has 7.783g.

We used Cookies, coconut macaroon and Nuts, cashew nuts, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Calcium +640%
Contains more Iron +714.6%
Contains more Magnesium +906.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +772.1%
Contains more Potassium +436.6%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Contains more Zinc +691.8%
Contains more Copper +716%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 31% 21% 30% 11% 32% 20% 90%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 251% 209% 255% 59% 2% 158% 732%
Contains more Calcium +640%
Contains more Iron +714.6%
Contains more Magnesium +906.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +772.1%
Contains more Potassium +436.6%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Contains more Zinc +691.8%
Contains more Copper +716%

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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Cashew
Contains more Vitamin E +373.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2015%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +382.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +334.4%
Contains more Folate +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +3000%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.058
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 5% 14% 5% 0% 23% 3% 0% 3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 19% 0% 2% 106% 14% 20% 52% 97% 19% 0% 86%
Contains more Vitamin E +373.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2015%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +382.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +334.4%
Contains more Folate +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +3000%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.058

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.
Macaroon Cashew
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Macaroon Cashew Opinion
Net carbs 56.12g 26.89g Macaroon
Protein 3.02g 18.22g Cashew
Fats 22.55g 43.85g Cashew
Carbs 61.22g 30.19g Macaroon
Calories 460kcal 553kcal Cashew
Starch g 23.49g Cashew
Fructose g 0.05g Cashew
Sugar 45.16g 5.91g Cashew
Fiber 5.1g 3.3g Macaroon
Calcium 5mg 37mg Cashew
Iron 0.82mg 6.68mg Cashew
Magnesium 29mg 292mg Cashew
Phosphorus 68mg 593mg Cashew
Potassium 123mg 660mg Cashew
Sodium 241mg 12mg Cashew
Zinc 0.73mg 5.78mg Cashew
Copper 0.269mg 2.195mg Cashew
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.9mg Cashew
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0.5mg Cashew
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.423mg Cashew
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.058mg Macaroon
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 1.062mg Cashew
Vitamin B5 mg 0.864mg Cashew
Vitamin B6 0.096mg 0.417mg Cashew
Folate 3µg 25µg Cashew
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.1µg 34.1µg Cashew
Tryptophan mg 0.287mg Cashew
Threonine mg 0.688mg Cashew
Isoleucine mg 0.789mg Cashew
Leucine mg 1.472mg Cashew
Lysine mg 0.928mg Cashew
Methionine mg 0.362mg Cashew
Phenylalanine mg 0.951mg Cashew
Valine mg 1.094mg Cashew
Histidine mg 0.456mg Cashew
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 20.099g 7.783g Cashew
Monounsaturated Fat 1.61g 23.797g Cashew
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 7.845g Cashew

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Macaroon Cashew
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
4
Macaroon
34
Cashew
Mineral Summary Score
29
Macaroon
209
Cashew

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
18%
Macaroon
109%
Cashew
Carbohydrates
61%
Macaroon
30%
Cashew
Fats
104%
Macaroon
202%
Cashew

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Macaroon
Macaroon is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cashew
Cashew is lower in Sugar (difference - 39.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cashew
Cashew contains less Sodium (difference - 229mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cashew
Cashew is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.316g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cashew
Cashew is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cashew
Cashew is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cashew
Cashew is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Macaroon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171847/nutrients
  2. Cashew - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170162/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.