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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
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Contains more Magnesium +34.8%
Contains more Copper +86.6%
Contains more Zinc +23.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.7%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Iron +43.6%
Contains more Calcium +116.9%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 48% 59% 269% 581% 111% 311% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 131% 105% 66% 200% 312% 90% 218% 1%
Contains more Magnesium +34.8%
Contains more Copper +86.6%
Contains more Zinc +23.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.7%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Iron +43.6%
Contains more Calcium +116.9%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 0% 114% 0% 155% 9% 6% 12% 24% 0% 0% 17%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 485% 0% 11% 217% 60% 20% 24% 0% 0% 40%
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 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 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

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.