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Mixed nuts vs Walnut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mixed nuts and Walnut

  • Mixed nuts have more Selenium, Vitamin E , Vitamin B3, Magnesium, and Phosphorus, however Walnut have more Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B1.
  • Walnut's daily need coverage for Copper is 75% more.
  • Mixed nuts have 11 times more Vitamin E than Walnut. Mixed nuts have 7.82mg of Vitamin E , while Walnut has 0.7mg.
  • Walnut is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Nuts, mixed nuts, oil roasted, with peanuts, without salt added and Nuts, walnuts, english.

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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 +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +44.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.8%
Contains more Potassium +43.3%
Contains more Iron +11.5%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Copper +74.9%
Equal in Zinc - 3.09
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 98% 164% 196% 56% 1% 92% 303%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 110% 113% 149% 39% 1% 85% 529%
Contains more Calcium +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +44.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.8%
Contains more Potassium +43.3%
Contains more Iron +11.5%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Copper +74.9%
Equal in Zinc - 3.09

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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Walnut
Contains more Vitamin E +1017.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +585.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +160%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.6%
Contains more Folate +18.1%
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 2% 14% 0% 5% 86% 35% 22% 35% 124% 74% 0% 7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1017.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +585.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +160%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.6%
Contains more Folate +18.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mixed nuts Walnut Opinion
Net carbs 14.05g 7.01g Mixed nuts
Protein 20.04g 15.23g Mixed nuts
Fats 53.95g 65.21g Walnut
Carbs 21.05g 13.71g Mixed nuts
Calories 607kcal 654kcal Walnut
Starch 4.2g 0.06g Mixed nuts
Fructose 0g 0.09g Walnut
Sugar 4.15g 2.61g Walnut
Fiber 7g 6.7g Mixed nuts
Calcium 117mg 98mg Mixed nuts
Iron 2.61mg 2.91mg Walnut
Magnesium 229mg 158mg Mixed nuts
Phosphorus 456mg 346mg Mixed nuts
Potassium 632mg 441mg Mixed nuts
Sodium 5mg 2mg Walnut
Zinc 3.36mg 3.09mg Mixed nuts
Copper 0.907mg 1.586mg Walnut
Vitamin A 3IU 20IU Walnut
Vitamin E 7.82mg 0.7mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.5mg 1.3mg Walnut
Vitamin B1 0.189mg 0.341mg Walnut
Vitamin B2 0.196mg 0.15mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B3 7.709mg 1.125mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B5 1.14mg 0.57mg Mixed nuts
Vitamin B6 0.352mg 0.537mg Walnut
Folate 83µg 98µg Walnut
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.7µg 2.7µg Mixed nuts
Tryptophan 0.22mg 0.17mg Mixed nuts
Threonine 0.703mg 0.596mg Mixed nuts
Isoleucine 0.826mg 0.625mg Mixed nuts
Leucine 1.656mg 1.17mg Mixed nuts
Lysine 0.782mg 0.424mg Mixed nuts
Methionine 0.283mg 0.236mg Mixed nuts
Phenylalanine 1.182mg 0.711mg Mixed nuts
Valine 1.001mg 0.753mg Mixed nuts
Histidine 0.572mg 0.391mg Mixed nuts
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.055g g Walnut
Saturated Fat 8.711g 6.126g Walnut
Monounsaturated Fat 28.488g 8.933g Mixed nuts
Polyunsaturated fat 14.612g 47.174g Walnut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mixed nuts Walnut
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
33
Walnut
Mineral Summary Score
118
Mixed nuts
131
Walnut

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
91%
Walnut
Carbohydrates
21%
Mixed nuts
14%
Walnut
Fats
249%
Mixed nuts
301%
Walnut

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Walnut
Walnut is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.54g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Walnut
Walnut contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Walnut
Walnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.585g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Walnut
Walnut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is cheaper?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mixed nuts
Mixed nuts is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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. Walnut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170187/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.