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Brazil nut vs Castanea crenata - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Brazil nut and Castanea crenata

  • Brazil nut has more Copper, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamin B1 and Calcium, however Castanea crenata is richer in Vitamin C, Manganese and Vitamin B6.
  • Brazil nut covers your daily Copper needs 131% more than Castanea crenata.
  • Castanea crenata has 207 times less Saturated Fat than Brazil nut. Brazil nut has 16.134g of Saturated Fat, while Castanea crenata has 0.078g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Nuts, brazilnuts, dried, unblanched and Nuts, chestnuts, japanese, 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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Contains more Iron +67.6%
Contains more Calcium +416.1%
Contains more Potassium +100.3%
Contains more Magnesium +667.3%
Contains more Copper +210.1%
Contains more Zinc +269.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +906.9%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 48% 59% 269% 581% 111% 311% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 55% 10% 30% 35% 188% 30% 31% 2%
Contains more Iron +67.6%
Contains more Calcium +416.1%
Contains more Potassium +100.3%
Contains more Magnesium +667.3%
Contains more Copper +210.1%
Contains more Zinc +269.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +906.9%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%

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 B1 +79.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +3657.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +365.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +408.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180.2%
Contains more Folate +113.6%
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 88% 3% 0% 0% 86% 38% 29% 13% 66% 0% 0% 36%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +79.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +3657.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +365.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +408.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180.2%
Contains more Folate +113.6%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
28
Brazil nut
30
Castanea crenata
Mineral Summary Score
184
Brazil nut
47
Castanea crenata

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 the food
Protein
86%
Brazil nut
14%
Castanea crenata
Carbohydrates
12%
Brazil nut
35%
Castanea crenata
Fats
310%
Brazil nut
2%
Castanea crenata

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Brazil nut Castanea crenata
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Brazil nut Castanea crenata
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 contains less Sugars?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata contains less Sugars (difference - 2.33g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.056g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Brazil nut Castanea crenata Opinion
Calories 659 154 Brazil nut
Protein 14.32 2.25 Brazil nut
Fats 67.1 0.53 Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0.7 26.3 Castanea crenata
Carbs 11.74 34.91 Castanea crenata
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.43 1.45 Brazil nut
Calcium 160 31 Brazil nut
Potassium 659 329 Brazil nut
Magnesium 376 49 Brazil nut
Sugars 2.33 Castanea crenata
Fiber 7.5 Brazil nut
Copper 1.743 0.562 Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06 1.1 Brazil nut
Starch 0.25 Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725 72 Brazil nut
Sodium 3 14 Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0 37 Castanea crenata
Vitamin E 5.65 Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.617 0.344 Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.163 Castanea crenata
Vitamin B3 0.295 1.5 Castanea crenata
Vitamin B5 0.184 0.206 Castanea crenata
Vitamin B6 0.101 0.283 Castanea crenata
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Brazil nut
Folate 22 47 Castanea crenata
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 16.134 0.078 Castanea crenata
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879 0.278 Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399 0.138 Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.135 0.032 Brazil nut
Threonine 0.365 0.09 Brazil nut
Isoleucine 0.518 0.111 Brazil nut
Leucine 1.19 0.139 Brazil nut
Lysine 0.49 0.147 Brazil nut
Methionine 1.124 0.054 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639 0.088 Brazil nut
Valine 0.76 0.134 Brazil nut
Histidine 0.409 0.056 Brazil nut
Fructose 0 Brazil nut

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 of 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. Castanea crenata - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169413/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.