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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
Contains more Calcium +416.1%
Contains more Iron +67.6%
Contains more Magnesium +667.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +906.9%
Contains more Potassium +100.3%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Zinc +269.1%
Contains more Copper +210.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 92% 269% 311% 59% 1% 111% 581%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 55% 35% 31% 30% 2% 30% 188%
Contains more Calcium +416.1%
Contains more Iron +67.6%
Contains more Magnesium +667.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +906.9%
Contains more Potassium +100.3%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Zinc +269.1%
Contains more Copper +210.1%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +3657.1%
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 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 3% 0% 0% 88% 86% 38% 29% 13% 66% 36% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +79.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +3657.1%
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%

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 Castanea crenata
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brazil nut Castanea crenata Opinion
Net carbs 4.24g 34.91g Castanea crenata
Protein 14.32g 2.25g Brazil nut
Fats 67.1g 0.53g Brazil nut
Carbs 11.74g 34.91g Castanea crenata
Calories 659kcal 154kcal Brazil nut
Starch 0.25g g Brazil nut
Fructose 0g g Brazil nut
Sugar 2.33g g Castanea crenata
Fiber 7.5g g Brazil nut
Calcium 160mg 31mg Brazil nut
Iron 2.43mg 1.45mg Brazil nut
Magnesium 376mg 49mg Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725mg 72mg Brazil nut
Potassium 659mg 329mg Brazil nut
Sodium 3mg 14mg Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06mg 1.1mg Brazil nut
Copper 1.743mg 0.562mg Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0IU 37IU Castanea crenata
Vitamin E 5.65mg mg Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 26.3mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B1 0.617mg 0.344mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.163mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 1.5mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B5 0.184mg 0.206mg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B6 0.101mg 0.283mg Castanea crenata
Folate 22µg 47µg Castanea crenata
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.135mg 0.032mg Brazil nut
Threonine 0.365mg 0.09mg Brazil nut
Isoleucine 0.518mg 0.111mg Brazil nut
Leucine 1.19mg 0.139mg Brazil nut
Lysine 0.49mg 0.147mg Brazil nut
Methionine 1.124mg 0.054mg Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639mg 0.088mg Brazil nut
Valine 0.76mg 0.134mg Brazil nut
Histidine 0.409mg 0.056mg Brazil nut
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 16.134g 0.078g Castanea crenata
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879g 0.278g Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399g 0.138g Brazil nut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Castanea crenata
Castanea crenata is lower in Sugar (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)

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. 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.