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Macaroon vs Seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Macaroon and Seed

  • Seed is higher than Macaroon in Fiber, Phosphorus, Selenium, Iron, Magnesium, Copper, Calcium, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B1.
  • Seed covers your daily Fiber needs 117% more than Macaroon.
  • Macaroon contains 6 times more Saturated Fat than Seed. While Macaroon contains 20.099g of Saturated Fat, Seed contains only 3.33g.

Food varieties used in this article are Cookies, coconut macaroon and Seeds, chia seeds, dried.

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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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Seed
Contains more Iron +841.5%
Contains more Calcium +12520%
Contains more Potassium +230.9%
Contains more Magnesium +1055.2%
Contains more Copper +243.5%
Contains more Zinc +527.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +1164.7%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 2% 11% 21% 90% 20% 30% 32%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 290% 190% 36% 240% 308% 125% 369% 3%
Contains more Iron +841.5%
Contains more Calcium +12520%
Contains more Potassium +230.9%
Contains more Magnesium +1055.2%
Contains more Copper +243.5%
Contains more Zinc +527.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +1164.7%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%

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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Seed
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3913.6%
Contains more Folate +1533.3%
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 6% 4% 10% 0% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 0% 0% 37%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3913.6%
Contains more Folate +1533.3%

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 Seed
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
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Macaroon Seed Opinion
Calories 460kcal 486kcal Seed
Protein 3.02g 16.54g Seed
Fats 22.55g 30.74g Seed
Vitamin C 0mg 1.6mg Seed
Net carbs 56.12g 7.72g Macaroon
Carbs 61.22g 42.12g Macaroon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Macaroon
Iron 0.82mg 7.72mg Seed
Calcium 5mg 631mg Seed
Potassium 123mg 407mg Seed
Magnesium 29mg 335mg Seed
Sugar 45.16g g Seed
Fiber 5.1g 34.4g Seed
Copper 0.269mg 0.924mg Seed
Zinc 0.73mg 4.58mg Seed
Starch g g
Phosphorus 68mg 860mg Seed
Sodium 241mg 16mg Seed
Vitamin A 0IU 54IU Seed
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.5mg Seed
Vitamin D 0µg µg Macaroon
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.62mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.17mg Seed
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 8.83mg Seed
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.096mg mg Macaroon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.1µg µg Macaroon
Folate 3µg 49µg Seed
Trans Fat g 0.14g Macaroon
Saturated Fat 20.099g 3.33g Seed
Monounsaturated Fat 1.61g 2.309g Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 23.665g Seed
Tryptophan mg 0.436mg Seed
Threonine mg 0.709mg Seed
Isoleucine mg 0.801mg Seed
Leucine mg 1.371mg Seed
Lysine mg 0.97mg Seed
Methionine mg 0.588mg Seed
Phenylalanine mg 1.016mg Seed
Valine mg 0.95mg Seed
Histidine mg 0.531mg Seed
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Macaroon Seed
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
35
Seed
Mineral Summary Score
29
Macaroon
195
Seed

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
99%
Seed
Carbohydrates
61%
Macaroon
42%
Seed
Fats
104%
Macaroon
142%
Seed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seed
Seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 45.16g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Seed
Seed contains less Sodium (difference - 225mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Seed
Seed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.769g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seed
Seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.