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Macaroon vs Pistachio - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Macaroon and Pistachio

  • The amount of Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Iron, Potassium, Fiber, Magnesium, and Vitamin E in Pistachio is higher than in Macaroon.
  • Pistachio covers your daily Vitamin B6 needs 123% more than Macaroon.
  • Pistachio has 3 times less Saturated Fat than Macaroon. Macaroon has 20.099g of Saturated Fat, while Pistachio has 5.907g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cookies, coconut macaroon and Nuts, pistachio 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 Iron +378%
Contains more Calcium +2000%
Contains more Potassium +733.3%
Contains more Magnesium +317.2%
Contains more Copper +383.3%
Contains more Zinc +201.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +620.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 2% 11% 21% 90% 20% 30% 32%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 147% 32% 91% 87% 434% 60% 210% 1%
Contains more Iron +378%
Contains more Calcium +2000%
Contains more Potassium +733.3%
Contains more Magnesium +317.2%
Contains more Copper +383.3%
Contains more Zinc +201.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +620.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1405.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4250%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +490.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1670.8%
Contains more Folate +1600%
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 19% 31% 58% 0% 218% 37% 25% 32% 393% 0% 0% 39%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1405.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4250%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +490.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1670.8%
Contains more Folate +1600%

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
71
Pistachio
Mineral Summary Score
29
Macaroon
132
Pistachio

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
121%
Pistachio
Carbohydrates
61%
Macaroon
27%
Pistachio
Fats
104%
Macaroon
209%
Pistachio

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 Pistachio
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 price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Macaroon Pistachio
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 is lower in Sugar?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in Sugar (difference - 37.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pistachio
Pistachio contains less Sodium (difference - 240mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.192g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pistachio
Pistachio is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pistachio
Pistachio is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Macaroon
Macaroon is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Macaroon Pistachio Opinion
Calories 460 560 Pistachio
Protein 3.02 20.16 Pistachio
Fats 22.55 45.32 Pistachio
Vitamin C 0 5.6 Pistachio
Carbs 61.22 27.17 Macaroon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.82 3.92 Pistachio
Calcium 5 105 Pistachio
Potassium 123 1025 Pistachio
Magnesium 29 121 Pistachio
Sugar 45.16 7.66 Pistachio
Fiber 5.1 10.6 Pistachio
Copper 0.269 1.3 Pistachio
Zinc 0.73 2.2 Pistachio
Starch 1.67 Pistachio
Phosphorus 68 490 Pistachio
Sodium 241 1 Pistachio
Vitamin A 0 516 Pistachio
Vitamin E 0.19 2.86 Pistachio
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.87 Pistachio
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.16 Pistachio
Vitamin B3 0.22 1.3 Pistachio
Vitamin B5 0.52 Pistachio
Vitamin B6 0.096 1.7 Pistachio
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.1 Macaroon
Folate 3 51 Pistachio
Trans Fat 0 Macaroon
Saturated Fat 20.099 5.907 Pistachio
Monounsaturated Fat 1.61 23.257 Pistachio
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81 14.38 Pistachio
Tryptophan 0.251 Pistachio
Threonine 0.684 Pistachio
Isoleucine 0.917 Pistachio
Leucine 1.604 Pistachio
Lysine 1.138 Pistachio
Methionine 0.36 Pistachio
Phenylalanine 1.092 Pistachio
Valine 1.249 Pistachio
Histidine 0.512 Pistachio
Fructose 0.24 Pistachio

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. Pistachio - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170184/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.