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Mixed nuts vs Peanut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Mixed nuts and Peanut

  • Mixed nuts are richer in Selenium, Magnesium, and Phosphorus, yet Peanut is richer in Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Copper, Iron, and Vitamin B5.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Mixed nuts is 49% higher.

Food types used in this article are Nuts, mixed nuts, oil roasted, with peanuts, without salt added and Peanuts, all types, 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
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3
Peanut
Contains more Calcium +27.2%
Contains more Magnesium +36.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.3%
Contains less Sodium -72.2%
Contains more Iron +75.5%
Contains more Potassium +11.6%
Contains more Copper +26.1%
Equal in Zinc - 3.27
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 98% 36% 56% 164% 303% 92% 196% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 172% 28% 63% 120% 382% 90% 162% 3%
Contains more Calcium +27.2%
Contains more Magnesium +36.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.3%
Contains less Sodium -72.2%
Contains more Iron +75.5%
Contains more Potassium +11.6%
Contains more Copper +26.1%
Equal in Zinc - 3.27

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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5
Peanut
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +238.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55%
Contains more Folate +189.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 8.33
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.348
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% 0% 167% 0% 160% 32% 227% 107% 81% 0% 0% 180%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +238.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55%
Contains more Folate +189.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 8.33
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.348

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
79
Peanut
Mineral Summary Score
118
Mixed nuts
127
Peanut

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
155%
Peanut
Carbohydrates
21%
Mixed nuts
16%
Peanut
Fats
249%
Mixed nuts
227%
Peanut

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mixed nuts Peanut
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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peanut
Peanut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.432g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peanut
Peanut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Peanut
Peanut is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mixed nuts Peanut Opinion
Calories 607 567 Mixed nuts
Protein 20.04 25.8 Peanut
Fats 53.95 49.24 Mixed nuts
Vitamin C 0.5 0 Mixed nuts
Carbs 21.05 16.13 Mixed nuts
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.61 4.58 Peanut
Calcium 117 92 Mixed nuts
Potassium 632 705 Peanut
Magnesium 229 168 Mixed nuts
Sugar 4.15 4.72 Mixed nuts
Fiber 7 8.5 Peanut
Copper 0.907 1.144 Peanut
Zinc 3.36 3.27 Mixed nuts
Starch 4.2 Mixed nuts
Phosphorus 456 376 Mixed nuts
Sodium 5 18 Mixed nuts
Vitamin A 3 0 Mixed nuts
Vitamin E 7.82 8.33 Peanut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.189 0.64 Peanut
Vitamin B2 0.196 0.135 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B3 7.709 12.066 Peanut
Vitamin B5 1.14 1.767 Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.352 0.348 Mixed nuts
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.7 0 Mixed nuts
Folate 83 240 Peanut
Trans Fat 0.055 0 Peanut
Saturated Fat 8.711 6.279 Peanut
Monounsaturated Fat 28.488 24.426 Mixed nuts
Polyunsaturated fat 14.612 15.558 Peanut
Tryptophan 0.22 0.25 Peanut
Threonine 0.703 0.883 Peanut
Isoleucine 0.826 0.907 Peanut
Leucine 1.656 1.672 Peanut
Lysine 0.782 0.926 Peanut
Methionine 0.283 0.317 Peanut
Phenylalanine 1.182 1.377 Peanut
Valine 1.001 1.082 Peanut
Histidine 0.572 0.652 Peanut
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 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. Peanut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172430/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.