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Macaroon vs Tortilla - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Macaroon and Tortilla

  • Macaroon has more Copper, and Fiber, however Tortilla has more Iron, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Folate, Selenium, and Phosphorus.
  • Macaroon's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 99% more.
  • Macaroon has 3 times more Copper than Tortilla. Macaroon has 0.269mg of Copper, while Tortilla has 0.102mg.
  • Tortilla is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cookies, coconut macaroon and Tortilla, includes plain and from mutton sandwich (Navajo).

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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 Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Potassium +17.1%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +128.1%
Contains more Copper +163.7%
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Iron +364.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +114.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 31% 21% 30% 11% 32% 20% 90%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 143% 14% 63% 10% 63% 9% 34%
Contains more Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Potassium +17.1%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +128.1%
Contains more Copper +163.7%
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Iron +364.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +114.7%

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 B6 +60%
Contains more Vitamin K +175%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1750%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1775%
Contains more Folate +3166.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.19
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% 4% 0% 0% 93% 27% 78% 11% 14% 74% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60%
Contains more Vitamin K +175%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1750%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1775%
Contains more Folate +3166.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.19

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Macaroon Tortilla Opinion
Net carbs 56.12g 47.54g Macaroon
Protein 3.02g 7.28g Tortilla
Fats 22.55g 0.95g Macaroon
Carbs 61.22g 49.94g Macaroon
Calories 460kcal 237kcal Macaroon
Starch g 43.02g Tortilla
Fructose g 0g Tortilla
Sugar 45.16g 2.75g Tortilla
Fiber 5.1g 2.4g Macaroon
Calcium 5mg 70mg Tortilla
Iron 0.82mg 3.81mg Tortilla
Magnesium 29mg 19mg Macaroon
Phosphorus 68mg 146mg Tortilla
Potassium 123mg 105mg Macaroon
Sodium 241mg 482mg Macaroon
Zinc 0.73mg 0.32mg Macaroon
Copper 0.269mg 0.102mg Macaroon
Vitamin A 0IU IU Macaroon
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.19mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Macaroon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Macaroon
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.37mg Tortilla
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.114mg Tortilla
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 4.125mg Tortilla
Vitamin B5 mg 0.17mg Tortilla
Vitamin B6 0.096mg 0.06mg Macaroon
Folate 3µg 98µg Tortilla
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Macaroon
Vitamin K 1.1µg 0.4µg Macaroon
Tryptophan mg 0.06mg Tortilla
Threonine mg 0.182mg Tortilla
Isoleucine mg 0.286mg Tortilla
Leucine mg 0.53mg Tortilla
Lysine mg 0.157mg Tortilla
Methionine mg 0.122mg Tortilla
Phenylalanine mg 0.375mg Tortilla
Valine mg 0.326mg Tortilla
Histidine mg 0.165mg Tortilla
Cholesterol 0mg mg Tortilla
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 20.099g 0.296g Tortilla
Monounsaturated Fat 1.61g 0.185g Macaroon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 0.391g Macaroon

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Macaroon Tortilla
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
25
Tortilla
Mineral Summary Score
29
Macaroon
44
Tortilla

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
44%
Tortilla
Carbohydrates
61%
Macaroon
50%
Tortilla
Fats
104%
Macaroon
4%
Tortilla

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tortilla
Tortilla is lower in Sugar (difference - 42.41g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tortilla
Tortilla is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tortilla
Tortilla is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 19.803g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Macaroon
Macaroon contains less Sodium (difference - 241mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Tortilla - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168041/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.