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

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 E +2873.7%
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 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% 0% 4% 0% 5% 14% 5% 0% 23% 0% 3% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2873.7%
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 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
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 the food
Protein
86%
Brazil nut
18%
Macaroon
Carbohydrates
12%
Brazil nut
61%
Macaroon
Fats
310%
Brazil nut
104%
Macaroon

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 Macaroon
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brazil nut Macaroon
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 is cheaper?
Macaroon
Macaroon is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sugars (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)

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