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Mixed nuts vs Pecan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mixed nuts and Pecan different?

  • Mixed nuts are higher in Selenium, Vitamin E , Vitamin B3, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Folate, however Pecan is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B1, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Pecan is 107% higher.
  • Mixed nuts contain 9 times more Selenium than Pecan. While Mixed nuts contain 33.9µg of Selenium, Pecan contains only 3.8µg.
  • Pecan has less Saturated Fat.

Nuts, mixed nuts, oil roasted, with peanuts, without salt added and Nuts, pecans are the varieties 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 +67.1%
Contains more Magnesium +89.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.6%
Contains more Potassium +54.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +34.8%
Contains more Copper +32.3%
Equal in Iron - 2.53
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 98% 164% 196% 56% 1% 92% 303%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 95% 87% 119% 37% 0% 124% 400%
Contains more Calcium +67.1%
Contains more Magnesium +89.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.6%
Contains more Potassium +54.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +34.8%
Contains more Copper +32.3%
Equal in Iron - 2.53

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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Pecan
Contains more Vitamin E +458.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +560.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.6%
Contains more Folate +277.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +62.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1766.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +249.2%
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 4% 28% 0% 4% 166% 30% 22% 52% 49% 17% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin E +458.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +560.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.6%
Contains more Folate +277.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +62.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1766.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +249.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mixed nuts Pecan Opinion
Net carbs 14.05g 4.26g Mixed nuts
Protein 20.04g 9.17g Mixed nuts
Fats 53.95g 71.97g Pecan
Carbs 21.05g 13.86g Mixed nuts
Calories 607kcal 691kcal Pecan
Starch 4.2g 0.46g Mixed nuts
Fructose 0g 0.04g Pecan
Sugar 4.15g 3.97g Pecan
Fiber 7g 9.6g Pecan
Calcium 117mg 70mg Mixed nuts
Iron 2.61mg 2.53mg Mixed nuts
Magnesium 229mg 121mg Mixed nuts
Phosphorus 456mg 277mg Mixed nuts
Potassium 632mg 410mg Mixed nuts
Sodium 5mg 0mg Pecan
Zinc 3.36mg 4.53mg Pecan
Copper 0.907mg 1.2mg Pecan
Vitamin A 3IU 56IU Pecan
Vitamin E 7.82mg 1.4mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.5mg 1.1mg Pecan
Vitamin B1 0.189mg 0.66mg Pecan
Vitamin B2 0.196mg 0.13mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B3 7.709mg 1.167mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B5 1.14mg 0.863mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B6 0.352mg 0.21mg Mixed nuts
Folate 83µg 22µg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.7µg 3.5µg Mixed nuts
Tryptophan 0.22mg 0.093mg Mixed nuts
Threonine 0.703mg 0.306mg Mixed nuts
Isoleucine 0.826mg 0.336mg Mixed nuts
Leucine 1.656mg 0.598mg Mixed nuts
Lysine 0.782mg 0.287mg Mixed nuts
Methionine 0.283mg 0.183mg Mixed nuts
Phenylalanine 1.182mg 0.426mg Mixed nuts
Valine 1.001mg 0.411mg Mixed nuts
Histidine 0.572mg 0.262mg Mixed nuts
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.055g g Pecan
Saturated Fat 8.711g 6.18g Pecan
Monounsaturated Fat 28.488g 40.801g Pecan
Polyunsaturated fat 14.612g 21.614g Pecan

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mixed nuts Pecan
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
31
Pecan
Mineral Summary Score
118
Mixed nuts
110
Pecan

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
55%
Pecan
Carbohydrates
21%
Mixed nuts
14%
Pecan
Fats
249%
Mixed nuts
332%
Pecan

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pecan
Pecan is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.18g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pecan
Pecan contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pecan
Pecan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.531g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pecan
Pecan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
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 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. Pecan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170182/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.