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Macaroon vs Peanut butter - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Macaroon and Peanut butter?

  • The amount of Vitamin B3, Vitamin E , Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Folate, Copper, Zinc, and Potassium in Peanut butter is higher than in Macaroon.
  • Peanut butter's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 81% more.
  • Peanut butter contains 2 times less Saturated Fat than Macaroon. Macaroon contains 20.099g of Saturated Fat, while Peanut butter contains 10.325g.

We used Cookies, coconut macaroon and Peanut butter, smooth style, without salt 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 Calcium +880%
Contains more Iron +112.2%
Contains more Magnesium +479.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +392.6%
Contains more Potassium +353.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +243.8%
Contains more Copper +56.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 31% 21% 30% 11% 32% 20% 90%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 66% 120% 144% 50% 3% 69% 141%
Contains more Calcium +880%
Contains more Iron +112.2%
Contains more Magnesium +479.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +392.6%
Contains more Potassium +353.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +243.8%
Contains more Copper +56.9%

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 K +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +4689.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +650%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5860%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +359.4%
Contains more Folate +2800%
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% 182% 0% 0% 38% 45% 246% 69% 102% 66% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin K +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +4689.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +650%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5860%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +359.4%
Contains more Folate +2800%

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 Peanut butter
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Macaroon Peanut butter Opinion
Net carbs 56.12g 17.31g Macaroon
Protein 3.02g 22.21g Peanut butter
Fats 22.55g 51.36g Peanut butter
Carbs 61.22g 22.31g Macaroon
Calories 460kcal 598kcal Peanut butter
Starch g 3.56g Peanut butter
Fructose g 0.12g Peanut butter
Sugar 45.16g 10.49g Peanut butter
Fiber 5.1g 5g Macaroon
Calcium 5mg 49mg Peanut butter
Iron 0.82mg 1.74mg Peanut butter
Magnesium 29mg 168mg Peanut butter
Phosphorus 68mg 335mg Peanut butter
Potassium 123mg 558mg Peanut butter
Sodium 241mg 17mg Peanut butter
Zinc 0.73mg 2.51mg Peanut butter
Copper 0.269mg 0.422mg Peanut butter
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.19mg 9.1mg Peanut butter
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.15mg Peanut butter
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.192mg Peanut butter
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 13.112mg Peanut butter
Vitamin B5 mg 1.137mg Peanut butter
Vitamin B6 0.096mg 0.441mg Peanut butter
Folate 3µg 87µg Peanut butter
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.1µg 0.3µg Macaroon
Tryptophan mg 0.231mg Peanut butter
Threonine mg 0.525mg Peanut butter
Isoleucine mg 0.616mg Peanut butter
Leucine mg 1.546mg Peanut butter
Lysine mg 0.681mg Peanut butter
Methionine mg 0.265mg Peanut butter
Phenylalanine mg 1.202mg Peanut butter
Valine mg 0.782mg Peanut butter
Histidine mg 0.557mg Peanut butter
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0.075g Macaroon
Saturated Fat 20.099g 10.325g Peanut butter
Monounsaturated Fat 1.61g 25.941g Peanut butter
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 12.535g Peanut butter

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
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Macaroon Peanut butter
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
62
Peanut butter
Mineral Summary Score
29
Macaroon
76
Peanut butter

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
133%
Peanut butter
Carbohydrates
61%
Macaroon
22%
Peanut butter
Fats
104%
Macaroon
237%
Peanut butter

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is lower in Sugar (difference - 34.67g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter contains less Sodium (difference - 224mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.774g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Macaroon
Macaroon is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
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. Peanut butter - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172470/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.