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Macaroon vs Pilaf - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Macaroon and Pilaf

  • Macaroon has more Fiber, while Pilaf has more Folate, Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Phosphorus.
  • Macaroon's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 99% higher.
  • Pilaf contains 4 times less Fiber than Macaroon. Macaroon contains 5.1g of Fiber, while Pilaf contains 1.2g.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Pilaf is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Cookies, coconut macaroon and Rice and vermicelli mix, rice pilaf flavor, unprepared.

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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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Pilaf
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Contains more Copper +62%
Contains more Calcium +1560%
Contains more Iron +197.6%
Contains more Magnesium +10.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.5%
Contains more Potassium +52.8%
Contains more Zinc +38.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 31% 21% 30% 11% 32% 20% 90%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 25% 92% 23% 66% 17% 170% 28% 56%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Contains more Copper +62%
Contains more Calcium +1560%
Contains more Iron +197.6%
Contains more Magnesium +10.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.5%
Contains more Potassium +52.8%
Contains more Zinc +38.4%

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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Pilaf
Contains more Vitamin E +375%
Contains more Vitamin K +120%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2915%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2685%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +316.7%
Contains more Folate +6966.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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 1% 1% 0% 14% 151% 21% 115% 43% 93% 159% 3% 2%
Contains more Vitamin E +375%
Contains more Vitamin K +120%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2915%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2685%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +316.7%
Contains more Folate +6966.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Macaroon Pilaf Opinion
Net carbs 56.12g 75.11g Pilaf
Protein 3.02g 10.42g Pilaf
Fats 22.55g 1.37g Macaroon
Carbs 61.22g 76.31g Pilaf
Calories 460kcal 359kcal Macaroon
Starch g 71.23g Pilaf
Fructose g 0g Pilaf
Sugar 45.16g 1.53g Pilaf
Fiber 5.1g 1.2g Macaroon
Calcium 5mg 83mg Pilaf
Iron 0.82mg 2.44mg Pilaf
Magnesium 29mg 32mg Pilaf
Phosphorus 68mg 154mg Pilaf
Potassium 123mg 188mg Pilaf
Sodium 241mg 1303mg Macaroon
Zinc 0.73mg 1.01mg Pilaf
Copper 0.269mg 0.166mg Macaroon
Vitamin A 0IU 14IU Pilaf
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.04mg Macaroon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 4.1mg Pilaf
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.603mg Pilaf
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.087mg Pilaf
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 6.127mg Pilaf
Vitamin B5 mg 0.715mg Pilaf
Vitamin B6 0.096mg 0.4mg Pilaf
Folate 3µg 212µg Pilaf
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.02µg Pilaf
Vitamin K 1.1µg 0.5µg Macaroon
Tryptophan mg 0.086mg Pilaf
Threonine mg 0.221mg Pilaf
Isoleucine mg 0.279mg Pilaf
Leucine mg 0.523mg Pilaf
Lysine mg 0.189mg Pilaf
Methionine mg 0.145mg Pilaf
Phenylalanine mg 0.32mg Pilaf
Valine mg 0.374mg Pilaf
Histidine mg 0.15mg Pilaf
Cholesterol 0mg 1mg Macaroon
Trans Fat g 0g Macaroon
Saturated Fat 20.099g 0.307g Pilaf
Monounsaturated Fat 1.61g 0.373g Macaroon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 0.377g Macaroon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Macaroon Pilaf
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
50
Pilaf
Mineral Summary Score
29
Macaroon
59
Pilaf

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
63%
Pilaf
Carbohydrates
61%
Macaroon
76%
Pilaf
Fats
104%
Macaroon
6%
Pilaf

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pilaf
Pilaf is lower in Sugar (difference - 43.63g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pilaf
Pilaf is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 19.792g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pilaf
Pilaf is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pilaf
Pilaf is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Macaroon
Macaroon contains less Sodium (difference - 1062mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Pilaf - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168951/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.