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Mixed nuts vs Almond - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mixed nuts and Almond different?

  • Mixed nuts are richer in Selenium, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6, while Almond is higher in Vitamin E , Vitamin B2, Fiber, Calcium, Copper, and Iron.
  • Almond covers your daily need of Vitamin E 119% more than Mixed nuts.
  • Mixed nuts contain 8 times more Selenium than Almond. Mixed nuts contain 33.9µg of Selenium, while Almond contains 4.1µg.
  • Almond is lower in Saturated Fat.

Nuts, mixed nuts, oil roasted, with peanuts, without salt added and Nuts, almonds types were used in this article.

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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 +42.1%
Contains more Calcium +129.9%
Contains more Potassium +16%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
Contains more Copper +13.7%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Equal in Zinc - 3.12
Equal in Phosphorus - 481
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 98% 36% 56% 164% 303% 92% 196% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 140% 81% 65% 193% 344% 86% 207% 1%
Contains more Iron +42.1%
Contains more Calcium +129.9%
Contains more Potassium +16%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
Contains more Copper +13.7%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Equal in Zinc - 3.12
Equal in Phosphorus - 481

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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Almond
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +142%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +88.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +227.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +480.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.205
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 1% 157% 0% 48% 46% 145% 69% 82% 0% 15% 63%
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% 513% 0% 52% 263% 68% 29% 32% 0% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +142%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +88.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +227.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +480.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.205

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.
Mixed nuts Almond
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mixed nuts Almond Opinion
Calories 607kcal 579kcal Mixed nuts
Protein 20.04g 21.15g Almond
Fats 53.95g 49.93g Mixed nuts
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0mg Mixed nuts
Net carbs 14.05g 9.05g Mixed nuts
Carbs 21.05g 21.55g Almond
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 2.61mg 3.71mg Almond
Calcium 117mg 269mg Almond
Potassium 632mg 733mg Almond
Magnesium 229mg 270mg Almond
Sugar 4.15g 4.35g Mixed nuts
Fiber 7g 12.5g Almond
Copper 0.907mg 1.031mg Almond
Zinc 3.36mg 3.12mg Mixed nuts
Starch 4.2g 0.72g Mixed nuts
Phosphorus 456mg 481mg Almond
Sodium 5mg 1mg Almond
Vitamin A 3IU 2IU Mixed nuts
Vitamin E 7.82mg 25.63mg Almond
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.189mg 0.205mg Almond
Vitamin B2 0.196mg 1.138mg Almond
Vitamin B3 7.709mg 3.618mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B5 1.14mg 0.471mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B6 0.352mg 0.137mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.7µg 0µg Mixed nuts
Folate 83µg 44µg Mixed nuts
Trans Fat 0.055g 0.015g Almond
Saturated Fat 8.711g 3.802g Almond
Monounsaturated Fat 28.488g 31.551g Almond
Polyunsaturated fat 14.612g 12.329g Mixed nuts
Tryptophan 0.22mg 0.211mg Mixed nuts
Threonine 0.703mg 0.601mg Mixed nuts
Isoleucine 0.826mg 0.751mg Mixed nuts
Leucine 1.656mg 1.473mg Mixed nuts
Lysine 0.782mg 0.568mg Mixed nuts
Methionine 0.283mg 0.157mg Mixed nuts
Phenylalanine 1.182mg 1.132mg Mixed nuts
Valine 1.001mg 0.855mg Mixed nuts
Histidine 0.572mg 0.539mg Mixed nuts
Fructose 0g 0.11g Almond

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mixed nuts Almond
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
52
Mixed nuts
82
Almond
Mineral Summary Score
118
Mixed nuts
139
Almond

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
120%
Mixed nuts
127%
Almond
Carbohydrates
21%
Mixed nuts
22%
Almond
Fats
249%
Mixed nuts
230%
Almond

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.2g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond
Almond contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Almond
Almond is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.909g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond
Almond is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is cheaper?
Almond
Almond is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Almond
Almond is relatively richer in minerals
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. Mixed nuts - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170587/nutrients
  2. Almond - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170567/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.