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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 more Copper +62%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Contains more Iron +197.6%
Contains more Calcium +1560%
Contains more Potassium +52.8%
Contains more Magnesium +10.3%
Contains more Zinc +38.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.5%
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% 25% 17% 23% 56% 28% 66% 170%
Contains more Copper +62%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Contains more Iron +197.6%
Contains more Calcium +1560%
Contains more Potassium +52.8%
Contains more Magnesium +10.3%
Contains more Zinc +38.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.5%

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

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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price Equal

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Macaroon Pilaf
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?
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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Macaroon
Macaroon contains less Sodium (difference - 1062mg)
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 ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.