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Brazil nut vs. Lotus seeds — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Brazil nut and Lotus seeds

  • Brazil nut has more Copper, Magnesium, Zinc, and Phosphorus, while Lotus seeds has more Manganese, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Folate, and Iron.
  • Brazil nut's daily need coverage for Copper is 155% higher.
  • Lotus seeds contain 49 times less Saturated Fat than Brazil nut. Brazil nut contains 16.134g of Saturated Fat, while Lotus seeds contain 0.33g.

The food types used in this comparison are Nuts, brazilnuts, dried, unblanched and Seeds, lotus seeds, dried.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +79%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.8%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Zinc +286.7%
Contains more Copper +398%
Contains more Iron +45.3%
Contains more Potassium +107.6%
Contains more Manganese +89.5%
Equal in Calcium - 163
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 48% 92% 269% 311% 59% 1% 111% 581% 160% 10457%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 49% 133% 150% 269% 121% 1% 29% 117% 303% 0%
Contains more Magnesium +79%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.8%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Zinc +286.7%
Contains more Copper +398%
Contains more Iron +45.3%
Contains more Potassium +107.6%
Contains more Manganese +89.5%
Equal in Calcium - 163

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +442.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +362.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +522.8%
Contains more Folate +372.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.64
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 114% 0% 3% 155% 9% 6% 12% 24% 17% 0% 16% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 0% 160% 35% 30% 52% 146% 78% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +442.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +362.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +522.8%
Contains more Folate +372.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.64

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +3306.1%
Contains more Carbs +449.1%
Contains more Water +314%
Contains more Other +16.7%
Equal in Protein - 15.41
14% 67% 12% 3% 3%
Protein: 14.32 g
Fats: 67.1 g
Carbs: 11.74 g
Water: 3.42 g
Other: 3.42 g
15% 2% 64% 14% 4%
Protein: 15.41 g
Fats: 1.97 g
Carbs: 64.47 g
Water: 14.16 g
Other: 3.99 g
Contains more Fats +3306.1%
Contains more Carbs +449.1%
Contains more Water +314%
Contains more Other +16.7%
Equal in Protein - 15.41

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +6054.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1992.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98%
25% 37% 38%
Saturated Fat: 16.134 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 23.879 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 24.399 g
18% 21% 62%
Saturated Fat: 0.33 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.388 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.166 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +6054.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1992.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Brazil nut Lotus seeds
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brazil nut Lotus seeds Opinion
Net carbs 4.24g 64.47g Lotus seeds
Protein 14.32g 15.41g Lotus seeds
Fats 67.1g 1.97g Brazil nut
Carbs 11.74g 64.47g Lotus seeds
Calories 659kcal 332kcal Brazil nut
Starch 0.25g Brazil nut
Sugar 2.33g Lotus seeds
Fiber 7.5g Brazil nut
Calcium 160mg 163mg Lotus seeds
Iron 2.43mg 3.53mg Lotus seeds
Magnesium 376mg 210mg Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725mg 626mg Brazil nut
Potassium 659mg 1368mg Lotus seeds
Sodium 3mg 5mg Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06mg 1.05mg Brazil nut
Copper 1.743mg 0.35mg Brazil nut
Manganese 1.223mg 2.318mg Lotus seeds
Selenium 1917µg Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0IU 50IU Lotus seeds
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 3µg Lotus seeds
Vitamin E 5.65mg Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B1 0.617mg 0.64mg Lotus seeds
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.15mg Lotus seeds
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 1.6mg Lotus seeds
Vitamin B5 0.184mg 0.851mg Lotus seeds
Vitamin B6 0.101mg 0.629mg Lotus seeds
Folate 22µg 104µg Lotus seeds
Choline 28.8mg Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.135mg 0.221mg Lotus seeds
Threonine 0.365mg 0.747mg Lotus seeds
Isoleucine 0.518mg 0.765mg Lotus seeds
Leucine 1.19mg 1.215mg Lotus seeds
Lysine 0.49mg 0.985mg Lotus seeds
Methionine 1.124mg 0.267mg Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639mg 0.767mg Lotus seeds
Valine 0.76mg 0.991mg Lotus seeds
Histidine 0.409mg 0.43mg Lotus seeds
Saturated Fat 16.134g 0.33g Lotus seeds
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879g 0.388g Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399g 1.166g Brazil nut
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 23.859g Brazil nut
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.018g Brazil nut
Omega-3 - ALA 0.018g Brazil nut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brazil nut Lotus seeds
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
27%
Brazil nut
39%
Lotus seeds
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
1208%
Brazil nut
117%
Lotus seeds

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lotus seeds
Lotus seeds is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.33g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lotus seeds
Lotus seeds is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.804g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lotus seeds
Lotus seeds is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Brazil nut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170569/nutrients
  2. Lotus seeds - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170149/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.