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Macaroon vs Sesame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Macaroon and Sesame

  • Macaroon has less Copper, Iron, Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Selenium.
  • Sesame's daily need coverage for Copper is 424% more.
  • Macaroon has 3 times more Saturated Fat than Sesame. Macaroon has 20.099g of Saturated Fat, while Sesame has 6.957g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cookies, coconut macaroon and Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, 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
Contains more Iron +1674.4%
Contains more Calcium +19400%
Contains more Potassium +280.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1110.3%
Contains more Copper +1417.5%
Contains more Zinc +961.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +825%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 2% 11% 21% 90% 20% 30% 32%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 546% 293% 42% 251% 1361% 212% 270% 2%
Contains more Iron +1674.4%
Contains more Calcium +19400%
Contains more Potassium +280.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1110.3%
Contains more Copper +1417.5%
Contains more Zinc +961.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +825%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%

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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Sesame
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3855%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +311.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1952.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +722.9%
Contains more Folate +3133.3%
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 0% 1% 5% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 0% 0% 73%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3855%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +311.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1952.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +722.9%
Contains more Folate +3133.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Macaroon Sesame Opinion
Calories 460kcal 573kcal Sesame
Protein 3.02g 17.73g Sesame
Fats 22.55g 49.67g Sesame
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 56.12g 11.65g Macaroon
Carbs 61.22g 23.45g Macaroon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.82mg 14.55mg Sesame
Calcium 5mg 975mg Sesame
Potassium 123mg 468mg Sesame
Magnesium 29mg 351mg Sesame
Sugar 45.16g 0.3g Sesame
Fiber 5.1g 11.8g Sesame
Copper 0.269mg 4.082mg Sesame
Zinc 0.73mg 7.75mg Sesame
Starch g g
Phosphorus 68mg 629mg Sesame
Sodium 241mg 11mg Sesame
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Sesame
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.25mg Sesame
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.791mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.247mg Sesame
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 4.515mg Sesame
Vitamin B5 mg 0.05mg Sesame
Vitamin B6 0.096mg 0.79mg Sesame
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.1µg 0µg Macaroon
Folate 3µg 97µg Sesame
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 20.099g 6.957g Sesame
Monounsaturated Fat 1.61g 18.759g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 21.773g Sesame
Tryptophan mg 0.388mg Sesame
Threonine mg 0.736mg Sesame
Isoleucine mg 0.763mg Sesame
Leucine mg 1.358mg Sesame
Lysine mg 0.569mg Sesame
Methionine mg 0.586mg Sesame
Phenylalanine mg 0.94mg Sesame
Valine mg 0.99mg Sesame
Histidine mg 0.522mg Sesame
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Macaroon Sesame
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
50
Sesame
Mineral Summary Score
29
Macaroon
372
Sesame

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
106%
Sesame
Carbohydrates
61%
Macaroon
23%
Sesame
Fats
104%
Macaroon
229%
Sesame

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Sugar (difference - 44.86g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 230mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.142g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Macaroon
Macaroon is cheaper (difference - $4)
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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.