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Mixed nuts vs Chestnut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mixed nuts and Chestnut different?

  • Mixed nuts are richer in Manganese, Phosphorus, Copper, Vitamin B3, Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamin B5 and Folate, while Chestnut is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Mixed nuts covers your daily need of Manganese 52% more than Chestnut.
  • Mixed nuts contain 34 times more Saturated Fat than Chestnut. Mixed nuts contain 8.711g of Saturated Fat, while Chestnut contains 0.26g.

Nuts, mixed nuts, oil roasted, with peanuts, without salt added and Nuts, chestnuts, european, boiled and steamed 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
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Contains more Iron +50.9%
Contains more Calcium +154.3%
Contains more Magnesium +324.1%
Contains more Copper +92.2%
Contains more Zinc +1244%
Contains more Phosphorus +360.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Contains more Potassium +13.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 98% 36% 56% 164% 303% 92% 196% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 65% 14% 64% 39% 158% 7% 43% 4%
Contains more Iron +50.9%
Contains more Calcium +154.3%
Contains more Magnesium +324.1%
Contains more Copper +92.2%
Contains more Zinc +1244%
Contains more Phosphorus +360.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Contains more Potassium +13.1%

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 B1 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +954.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +260.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.1%
Contains more Folate +118.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +5240%
Contains more Vitamin A +466.7%
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 89% 2% 0% 0% 37% 24% 14% 19% 54% 0% 0% 29%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +954.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +260.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.1%
Contains more Folate +118.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +5240%
Contains more Vitamin A +466.7%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
52
Mixed nuts
22
Chestnut
Mineral Summary Score
118
Mixed nuts
49
Chestnut

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 the food
Protein
120%
Mixed nuts
12%
Chestnut
Carbohydrates
21%
Mixed nuts
28%
Chestnut
Fats
249%
Mixed nuts
6%
Chestnut

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Mixed nuts Chestnut
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mixed nuts Chestnut
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chestnut
Chestnut contains less Sugars (difference - 4.15g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chestnut
Chestnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.451g)
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 ($3)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Mixed nuts Chestnut Opinion
Calories 607 131 Mixed nuts
Protein 20.04 2 Mixed nuts
Fats 53.95 1.38 Mixed nuts
Vitamin C 0.5 26.7 Chestnut
Carbs 21.05 27.76 Chestnut
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.61 1.73 Mixed nuts
Calcium 117 46 Mixed nuts
Potassium 632 715 Chestnut
Magnesium 229 54 Mixed nuts
Sugars 4.15 Chestnut
Fiber 7 Mixed nuts
Copper 0.907 0.472 Mixed nuts
Zinc 3.36 0.25 Mixed nuts
Starch 4.2 Mixed nuts
Phosphorus 456 99 Mixed nuts
Sodium 5 27 Mixed nuts
Vitamin A 3 17 Chestnut
Vitamin E 7.82 Mixed nuts
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.189 0.148 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B2 0.196 0.104 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B3 7.709 0.731 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B5 1.14 0.316 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B6 0.352 0.233 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.7 Mixed nuts
Folate 83 38 Mixed nuts
Trans Fat 0.055 Chestnut
Saturated Fat 8.711 0.26 Chestnut
Monounsaturated Fat 28.488 0.476 Mixed nuts
Polyunsaturated fat 14.612 0.545 Mixed nuts
Tryptophan 0.22 0.022 Mixed nuts
Threonine 0.703 0.071 Mixed nuts
Isoleucine 0.826 0.079 Mixed nuts
Leucine 1.656 0.118 Mixed nuts
Lysine 0.782 0.118 Mixed nuts
Methionine 0.283 0.047 Mixed nuts
Phenylalanine 1.182 0.084 Mixed nuts
Valine 1.001 0.112 Mixed nuts
Histidine 0.572 0.055 Mixed nuts
Fructose 0 Mixed nuts

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 of 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. Chestnut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170168/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.