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Macaroon vs Brazil nut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Macaroon and Brazil nut?

  • The amount of Selenium, Copper, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin E , Zinc, Iron, and Potassium in Brazil nut is higher than in Macaroon.
  • Brazil nut's daily need coverage for Selenium is 3473% more.

We used Cookies, coconut macaroon and Nuts, brazilnuts, dried, unblanched types 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 Iron +196.3%
Contains more Calcium +3100%
Contains more Potassium +435.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1196.6%
Contains more Copper +548%
Contains more Zinc +456.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +966.2%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 2% 11% 21% 90% 20% 30% 32%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 48% 59% 269% 581% 111% 311% 1%
Contains more Iron +196.3%
Contains more Calcium +3100%
Contains more Potassium +435.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1196.6%
Contains more Copper +548%
Contains more Zinc +456.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +966.2%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%

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 B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2873.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2985%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.1%
Contains more Folate +633.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.101
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 4% 0% 5% 14% 5% 0% 23% 0% 3% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 0% 114% 0% 155% 9% 6% 12% 24% 0% 0% 17%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2873.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2985%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.1%
Contains more Folate +633.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.101

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 Brazil nut
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 Brazil nut Opinion
Calories 460kcal 659kcal Brazil nut
Protein 3.02g 14.32g Brazil nut
Fats 22.55g 67.1g Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0mg 0.7mg Brazil nut
Net carbs 56.12g 4.24g Macaroon
Carbs 61.22g 11.74g Macaroon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.82mg 2.43mg Brazil nut
Calcium 5mg 160mg Brazil nut
Potassium 123mg 659mg Brazil nut
Magnesium 29mg 376mg Brazil nut
Sugar 45.16g 2.33g Brazil nut
Fiber 5.1g 7.5g Brazil nut
Copper 0.269mg 1.743mg Brazil nut
Zinc 0.73mg 4.06mg Brazil nut
Starch g 0.25g Brazil nut
Phosphorus 68mg 725mg Brazil nut
Sodium 241mg 3mg Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.19mg 5.65mg Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.617mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.035mg Macaroon
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 0.295mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B5 mg 0.184mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B6 0.096mg 0.101mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.1µg 0µg Macaroon
Folate 3µg 22µg Brazil nut
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 20.099g 16.134g Brazil nut
Monounsaturated Fat 1.61g 23.879g Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 24.399g Brazil nut
Tryptophan mg 0.135mg Brazil nut
Threonine mg 0.365mg Brazil nut
Isoleucine mg 0.518mg Brazil nut
Leucine mg 1.19mg Brazil nut
Lysine mg 0.49mg Brazil nut
Methionine mg 1.124mg Brazil nut
Phenylalanine mg 0.639mg Brazil nut
Valine mg 0.76mg Brazil nut
Histidine mg 0.409mg Brazil nut
Fructose g 0g Brazil nut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Macaroon Brazil nut
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
28
Brazil nut
Mineral Summary Score
29
Macaroon
184
Brazil nut

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
86%
Brazil nut
Carbohydrates
61%
Macaroon
12%
Brazil nut
Fats
104%
Macaroon
310%
Brazil nut

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Macaroon
Macaroon is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in Sugar (difference - 42.83g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 238mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.965g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut 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. Brazil nut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170569/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.