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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +154.3%
Contains more Iron +50.9%
Contains more Magnesium +324.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +360.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Contains more Zinc +1244%
Contains more Copper +92.2%
Contains more Manganese +138.9%
Contains more Potassium +13.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 36% 98% 164% 196% 56% 1% 92% 303% 267% 185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 65% 39% 43% 64% 4% 7% 158% 112% 0%
Contains more Calcium +154.3%
Contains more Iron +50.9%
Contains more Magnesium +324.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +360.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Contains more Zinc +1244%
Contains more Copper +92.2%
Contains more Manganese +138.9%
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" charts 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 A +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +5240%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 157% 0% 2% 48% 46% 145% 69% 82% 63% 0% 29% 15%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 89% 37% 24% 14% 19% 54% 29% 0% 0% 0%
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 A +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +5240%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +902%
Contains more Fats +3809.4%
Contains more Other +305.6%
Contains more Carbs +31.9%
Contains more Water +3176.4%
20% 54% 21% 2% 3%
Protein: 20.04 g
Fats: 53.95 g
Carbs: 21.05 g
Water: 2.08 g
Other: 2.88 g
2% 28% 68%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 1.38 g
Carbs: 27.76 g
Water: 68.15 g
Other: 0.71 g
Contains more Protein +902%
Contains more Fats +3809.4%
Contains more Other +305.6%
Contains more Carbs +31.9%
Contains more Water +3176.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +5884.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2581.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -97%
17% 55% 28%
Saturated Fat: 8.711 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 28.488 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 14.612 g
20% 37% 43%
Saturated Fat: 0.26 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.476 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.545 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +5884.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2581.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -97%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Mixed nuts Chestnut
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mixed nuts Chestnut Opinion
Net carbs 14.05g 27.76g Chestnut
Protein 20.04g 2g Mixed nuts
Fats 53.95g 1.38g Mixed nuts
Carbs 21.05g 27.76g Chestnut
Calories 607kcal 131kcal Mixed nuts
Starch 4.2g Mixed nuts
Sugar 4.15g Chestnut
Fiber 7g Mixed nuts
Calcium 117mg 46mg Mixed nuts
Iron 2.61mg 1.73mg Mixed nuts
Magnesium 229mg 54mg Mixed nuts
Phosphorus 456mg 99mg Mixed nuts
Potassium 632mg 715mg Chestnut
Sodium 5mg 27mg Mixed nuts
Zinc 3.36mg 0.25mg Mixed nuts
Copper 0.907mg 0.472mg Mixed nuts
Manganese 2.04mg 0.854mg Mixed nuts
Selenium 33.9µg Mixed nuts
Vitamin A 3IU 17IU Chestnut
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Chestnut
Vitamin E 7.82mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin C 0.5mg 26.7mg Chestnut
Vitamin B1 0.189mg 0.148mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B2 0.196mg 0.104mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B3 7.709mg 0.731mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B5 1.14mg 0.316mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B6 0.352mg 0.233mg Mixed nuts
Folate 83µg 38µg Mixed nuts
Choline 52mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin K 5.7µg Mixed nuts
Tryptophan 0.22mg 0.022mg Mixed nuts
Threonine 0.703mg 0.071mg Mixed nuts
Isoleucine 0.826mg 0.079mg Mixed nuts
Leucine 1.656mg 0.118mg Mixed nuts
Lysine 0.782mg 0.118mg Mixed nuts
Methionine 0.283mg 0.047mg Mixed nuts
Phenylalanine 1.182mg 0.084mg Mixed nuts
Valine 1.001mg 0.112mg Mixed nuts
Histidine 0.572mg 0.055mg Mixed nuts
Trans Fat 0.055g Chestnut
Saturated Fat 8.711g 0.26g Chestnut
Omega-3 - EPA 0.005g Mixed nuts
Monounsaturated Fat 28.488g 0.476g Mixed nuts
Polyunsaturated fat 14.612g 0.545g Mixed nuts
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.013g Mixed nuts
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 14.455g Mixed nuts
Omega-3 - ALA 0.082g Mixed nuts

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mixed nuts Chestnut
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
50%
Mixed nuts
20%
Chestnut
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
139%
Mixed nuts
50%
Chestnut

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 is lower in Sugar?
Chestnut
Chestnut is lower in Sugar (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)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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.