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Mixed nuts vs Macadamia - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mixed nuts and Macadamia different?

  • Mixed nuts are richer in Selenium, Vitamin E , Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Magnesium, Zinc, Folate, and Copper, while Macadamia is higher in Manganese, and Vitamin B1.
  • Macadamia covers your daily need of Manganese 91% more than Mixed nuts.
  • Mixed nuts contain 14 times more Vitamin E than Macadamia. Mixed nuts contain 7.82mg of Vitamin E , while Macadamia contains 0.54mg.

Nuts, mixed nuts, oil roasted, with peanuts, without salt added and Nuts, macadamia nuts, raw 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 Calcium +37.6%
Contains more Magnesium +76.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +142.6%
Contains more Potassium +71.7%
Contains more Zinc +158.5%
Contains more Copper +20%
Contains more Iron +41.4%
Equal in Sodium - 5
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 98% 164% 196% 56% 1% 92% 303%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 26% 139% 93% 81% 33% 1% 36% 252%
Contains more Calcium +37.6%
Contains more Magnesium +76.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +142.6%
Contains more Potassium +71.7%
Contains more Zinc +158.5%
Contains more Copper +20%
Contains more Iron +41.4%
Equal in Sodium - 5

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1348.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28%
Contains more Folate +654.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +140%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +532.3%
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% 11% 0% 4% 299% 38% 47% 46% 64% 9% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1348.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28%
Contains more Folate +654.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +140%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +532.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mixed nuts Macadamia Opinion
Net carbs 14.05g 5.22g Mixed nuts
Protein 20.04g 7.91g Mixed nuts
Fats 53.95g 75.77g Macadamia
Carbs 21.05g 13.82g Mixed nuts
Calories 607kcal 718kcal Macadamia
Starch 4.2g 1.05g Mixed nuts
Fructose 0g 0.07g Macadamia
Sugar 4.15g 4.57g Mixed nuts
Fiber 7g 8.6g Macadamia
Calcium 117mg 85mg Mixed nuts
Iron 2.61mg 3.69mg Macadamia
Magnesium 229mg 130mg Mixed nuts
Phosphorus 456mg 188mg Mixed nuts
Potassium 632mg 368mg Mixed nuts
Sodium 5mg 5mg
Zinc 3.36mg 1.3mg Mixed nuts
Copper 0.907mg 0.756mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin A 3IU 0IU Mixed nuts
Vitamin E 7.82mg 0.54mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.5mg 1.2mg Macadamia
Vitamin B1 0.189mg 1.195mg Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.196mg 0.162mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B3 7.709mg 2.473mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B5 1.14mg 0.758mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B6 0.352mg 0.275mg Mixed nuts
Folate 83µg 11µg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.7µg µg Mixed nuts
Tryptophan 0.22mg 0.067mg Mixed nuts
Threonine 0.703mg 0.37mg Mixed nuts
Isoleucine 0.826mg 0.314mg Mixed nuts
Leucine 1.656mg 0.602mg Mixed nuts
Lysine 0.782mg 0.018mg Mixed nuts
Methionine 0.283mg 0.023mg Mixed nuts
Phenylalanine 1.182mg 0.665mg Mixed nuts
Valine 1.001mg 0.363mg Mixed nuts
Histidine 0.572mg 0.195mg Mixed nuts
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.055g g Macadamia
Saturated Fat 8.711g 12.061g Mixed nuts
Monounsaturated Fat 28.488g 58.877g Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 14.612g 1.502g Mixed nuts

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mixed nuts Macadamia
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
43
Macadamia
Mineral Summary Score
118
Mixed nuts
82
Macadamia

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
47%
Macadamia
Carbohydrates
21%
Mixed nuts
14%
Macadamia
Fats
249%
Mixed nuts
350%
Macadamia

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.42g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.35g)
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 glycemic index?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (5 mg)
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

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. Macadamia - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170178/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.