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Brazil nut vs Macaroon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Brazil nut and Macaroon?

  • The amount of Selenium, Copper, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin E , Zinc, Iron, and Potassium in Brazil nut is higher than in Macaroon.
  • Brazil nut's daily need coverage for Selenium is 3473% more.
  • Macaroon contains 31 times less Vitamin B1 than Brazil nut. Brazil nut contains 0.617mg of Vitamin B1, while Macaroon contains 0.02mg.
  • Brazil nut has less Saturated Fat.

We used Nuts, brazilnuts, dried, unblanched and Cookies, coconut macaroon types in this article.

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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 +3100%
Contains more Iron +196.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1196.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +966.2%
Contains more Potassium +435.8%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Contains more Zinc +456.2%
Contains more Copper +548%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 92% 269% 311% 59% 1% 111% 581%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 31% 21% 30% 11% 32% 20% 90%
Contains more Calcium +3100%
Contains more Iron +196.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1196.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +966.2%
Contains more Potassium +435.8%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Contains more Zinc +456.2%
Contains more Copper +548%

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 E +2873.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2985%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.1%
Contains more Folate +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.096
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 0% 4% 0% 0% 5% 14% 5% 0% 23% 3% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +2873.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2985%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.1%
Contains more Folate +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.096

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brazil nut Macaroon Opinion
Net carbs 4.24g 56.12g Macaroon
Protein 14.32g 3.02g Brazil nut
Fats 67.1g 22.55g Brazil nut
Carbs 11.74g 61.22g Macaroon
Calories 659kcal 460kcal Brazil nut
Starch 0.25g g Brazil nut
Fructose 0g g Brazil nut
Sugar 2.33g 45.16g Brazil nut
Fiber 7.5g 5.1g Brazil nut
Calcium 160mg 5mg Brazil nut
Iron 2.43mg 0.82mg Brazil nut
Magnesium 376mg 29mg Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725mg 68mg Brazil nut
Potassium 659mg 123mg Brazil nut
Sodium 3mg 241mg Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06mg 0.73mg Brazil nut
Copper 1.743mg 0.269mg Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 5.65mg 0.19mg Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B1 0.617mg 0.02mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.06mg Macaroon
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 0.22mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B5 0.184mg mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B6 0.101mg 0.096mg Brazil nut
Folate 22µg 3µg Brazil nut
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 1.1µg Macaroon
Tryptophan 0.135mg mg Brazil nut
Threonine 0.365mg mg Brazil nut
Isoleucine 0.518mg mg Brazil nut
Leucine 1.19mg mg Brazil nut
Lysine 0.49mg mg Brazil nut
Methionine 1.124mg mg Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639mg mg Brazil nut
Valine 0.76mg mg Brazil nut
Histidine 0.409mg mg Brazil nut
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 16.134g 20.099g Brazil nut
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879g 1.61g Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399g 0.81g Brazil nut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Brazil nut Macaroon
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
4
Macaroon
Mineral Summary Score
184
Brazil nut
29
Macaroon

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
18%
Macaroon
Carbohydrates
12%
Brazil nut
61%
Macaroon
Fats
310%
Brazil nut
104%
Macaroon

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Macaroon
Macaroon is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in Sugar (difference - 42.83g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 238mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.965g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Macaroon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171847/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.