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Mixed nuts vs Cashew - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Mixed nuts and Cashew

  • Mixed nuts are richer in Vitamin E , Vitamin B3, Selenium, and Manganese, yet Cashew is richer in Copper, Iron, Vitamin K, Zinc, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Cashew is 143% higher.
  • Mixed nuts contain 9 times more Vitamin E than Cashew. Mixed nuts contain 7.82mg of Vitamin E , while Cashew contains 0.9mg.

Food types used in this article are Nuts, mixed nuts, oil roasted, with peanuts, without salt added and Nuts, cashew nuts, raw.

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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 Calcium +216.2%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Contains more Iron +155.9%
Contains more Magnesium +27.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains more Zinc +72%
Contains more Copper +142%
Equal in Potassium - 660
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 98% 164% 196% 56% 1% 92% 303%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 251% 209% 255% 59% 2% 158% 732%
Contains more Calcium +216.2%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Contains more Iron +155.9%
Contains more Magnesium +27.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains more Zinc +72%
Contains more Copper +142%
Equal in Potassium - 660

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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Cashew
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +768.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +237.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +625.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.9%
Contains more Folate +232%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +498.2%
Equal in Vitamin C - 0.5
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 157% 0% 2% 48% 46% 145% 69% 82% 63% 0% 15%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 19% 0% 2% 106% 14% 20% 52% 97% 19% 0% 86%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +768.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +237.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +625.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.9%
Contains more Folate +232%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +498.2%
Equal in Vitamin C - 0.5

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mixed nuts Cashew Opinion
Net carbs 14.05g 26.89g Cashew
Protein 20.04g 18.22g Mixed nuts
Fats 53.95g 43.85g Mixed nuts
Carbs 21.05g 30.19g Cashew
Calories 607kcal 553kcal Mixed nuts
Starch 4.2g 23.49g Cashew
Fructose 0g 0.05g Cashew
Sugar 4.15g 5.91g Mixed nuts
Fiber 7g 3.3g Mixed nuts
Calcium 117mg 37mg Mixed nuts
Iron 2.61mg 6.68mg Cashew
Magnesium 229mg 292mg Cashew
Phosphorus 456mg 593mg Cashew
Potassium 632mg 660mg Cashew
Sodium 5mg 12mg Mixed nuts
Zinc 3.36mg 5.78mg Cashew
Copper 0.907mg 2.195mg Cashew
Vitamin A 3IU 0IU Mixed nuts
Vitamin E 7.82mg 0.9mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0.5mg
Vitamin B1 0.189mg 0.423mg Cashew
Vitamin B2 0.196mg 0.058mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B3 7.709mg 1.062mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B5 1.14mg 0.864mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B6 0.352mg 0.417mg Cashew
Folate 83µg 25µg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.7µg 34.1µg Cashew
Tryptophan 0.22mg 0.287mg Cashew
Threonine 0.703mg 0.688mg Mixed nuts
Isoleucine 0.826mg 0.789mg Mixed nuts
Leucine 1.656mg 1.472mg Mixed nuts
Lysine 0.782mg 0.928mg Cashew
Methionine 0.283mg 0.362mg Cashew
Phenylalanine 1.182mg 0.951mg Mixed nuts
Valine 1.001mg 1.094mg Cashew
Histidine 0.572mg 0.456mg Mixed nuts
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.055g g Cashew
Saturated Fat 8.711g 7.783g Cashew
Monounsaturated Fat 28.488g 23.797g Mixed nuts
Polyunsaturated fat 14.612g 7.845g Mixed nuts

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mixed nuts Cashew
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
52
Mixed nuts
34
Cashew
Mineral Summary Score
118
Mixed nuts
209
Cashew

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
109%
Cashew
Carbohydrates
21%
Mixed nuts
30%
Cashew
Fats
249%
Mixed nuts
202%
Cashew

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.76g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cashew
Cashew is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.928g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cashew
Cashew is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cashew
Cashew is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Mixed nuts - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170587/nutrients
  2. Cashew - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170162/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.