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Brazil nut vs Almond butter - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Brazil nut and Almond butter

  • Brazil nut has more Selenium, Copper, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, and Magnesium, however Almond butter is higher in Vitamin E , Vitamin B2, Manganese, and Calcium.
  • Brazil nut covers your daily need of Selenium 3481% more than Almond butter.
  • Brazil nut has 15 times more Vitamin B1 than Almond butter. While Brazil nut has 0.617mg of Vitamin B1, Almond butter has only 0.041mg.
  • Almond butter has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Nuts, brazilnuts, dried, unblanched and Nuts, almond butter, plain, without salt added.

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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 Magnesium +34.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.7%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Zinc +23.4%
Contains more Copper +86.6%
Contains more Calcium +116.9%
Contains more Iron +43.6%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 92% 269% 311% 59% 1% 111% 581%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 105% 131% 200% 218% 66% 1% 90% 312%
Contains more Magnesium +34.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.7%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Zinc +23.4%
Contains more Copper +86.6%
Contains more Calcium +116.9%
Contains more Iron +43.6%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1404.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +328.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2582.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +969.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.8%
Contains more Folate +140.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.103
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 114% 0% 3% 155% 9% 6% 12% 24% 17% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 485% 0% 0% 11% 217% 60% 20% 24% 40% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1404.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +328.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2582.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +969.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.8%
Contains more Folate +140.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.103

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.
Brazil nut Almond butter
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brazil nut Almond butter Opinion
Net carbs 4.24g 8.52g Almond butter
Protein 14.32g 20.96g Almond butter
Fats 67.1g 55.5g Brazil nut
Carbs 11.74g 18.82g Almond butter
Calories 659kcal 614kcal Brazil nut
Starch 0.25g 0.08g Brazil nut
Fructose 0g 0g
Sugar 2.33g 4.43g Brazil nut
Fiber 7.5g 10.3g Almond butter
Calcium 160mg 347mg Almond butter
Iron 2.43mg 3.49mg Almond butter
Magnesium 376mg 279mg Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725mg 508mg Brazil nut
Potassium 659mg 748mg Almond butter
Sodium 3mg 7mg Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06mg 3.29mg Brazil nut
Copper 1.743mg 0.934mg Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0IU 1IU Almond butter
Vitamin E 5.65mg 24.21mg Almond butter
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B1 0.617mg 0.041mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.939mg Almond butter
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 3.155mg Almond butter
Vitamin B5 0.184mg 0.318mg Almond butter
Vitamin B6 0.101mg 0.103mg Almond butter
Folate 22µg 53µg Almond butter
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Tryptophan 0.135mg 0.159mg Almond butter
Threonine 0.365mg 0.555mg Almond butter
Isoleucine 0.518mg 0.813mg Almond butter
Leucine 1.19mg 1.483mg Almond butter
Lysine 0.49mg 0.612mg Almond butter
Methionine 1.124mg 0.122mg Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639mg 1.149mg Almond butter
Valine 0.76mg 0.937mg Almond butter
Histidine 0.409mg 0.55mg Almond butter
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 16.134g 4.152g Almond butter
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879g 32.445g Almond butter
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399g 13.613g Brazil nut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Brazil nut Almond butter
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
28
Brazil nut
71
Almond butter
Mineral Summary Score
184
Brazil nut
140
Almond butter

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
86%
Brazil nut
126%
Almond butter
Carbohydrates
12%
Brazil nut
19%
Almond butter
Fats
310%
Brazil nut
256%
Almond butter

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Almond butter
Almond butter is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.982g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond butter
Almond butter is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Almond butter
Almond butter is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Almond butter
Almond butter 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 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.

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. Brazil nut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170569/nutrients
  2. Almond butter - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168588/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.