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Brazil nut vs Peanut butter - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Brazil nut and Peanut butter?

  • Brazil nut is richer in Selenium, Copper, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Vitamin B1, while Peanut butter is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , and Manganese.
  • Brazil nut's daily need coverage for Selenium is 3478% higher.
  • Peanut butter has 4 times less Copper than Brazil nut. Brazil nut has 1.743mg of Copper, while Peanut butter has 0.422mg.
  • Peanut butter is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Nuts, brazilnuts, dried, unblanched and Peanut butter, smooth style, without salt types in this comparison.

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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 +226.5%
Contains more Iron +39.7%
Contains more Magnesium +123.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.4%
Contains more Potassium +18.1%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%
Contains more Zinc +61.8%
Contains more Copper +313%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 92% 269% 311% 59% 1% 111% 581%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 66% 120% 144% 50% 3% 69% 141%
Contains more Calcium +226.5%
Contains more Iron +39.7%
Contains more Magnesium +123.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.4%
Contains more Potassium +18.1%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%
Contains more Zinc +61.8%
Contains more Copper +313%

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 B1 +311.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +448.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4344.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +517.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +336.6%
Contains more Folate +295.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 182% 0% 0% 38% 45% 246% 69% 102% 66% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +311.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +448.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4344.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +517.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +336.6%
Contains more Folate +295.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brazil nut Peanut butter Opinion
Net carbs 4.24g 17.31g Peanut butter
Protein 14.32g 22.21g Peanut butter
Fats 67.1g 51.36g Brazil nut
Carbs 11.74g 22.31g Peanut butter
Calories 659kcal 598kcal Brazil nut
Starch 0.25g 3.56g Peanut butter
Fructose 0g 0.12g Peanut butter
Sugar 2.33g 10.49g Brazil nut
Fiber 7.5g 5g Brazil nut
Calcium 160mg 49mg Brazil nut
Iron 2.43mg 1.74mg Brazil nut
Magnesium 376mg 168mg Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725mg 335mg Brazil nut
Potassium 659mg 558mg Brazil nut
Sodium 3mg 17mg Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06mg 2.51mg Brazil nut
Copper 1.743mg 0.422mg Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 5.65mg 9.1mg Peanut butter
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B1 0.617mg 0.15mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.192mg Peanut butter
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 13.112mg Peanut butter
Vitamin B5 0.184mg 1.137mg Peanut butter
Vitamin B6 0.101mg 0.441mg Peanut butter
Folate 22µg 87µg Peanut butter
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0.3µg Peanut butter
Tryptophan 0.135mg 0.231mg Peanut butter
Threonine 0.365mg 0.525mg Peanut butter
Isoleucine 0.518mg 0.616mg Peanut butter
Leucine 1.19mg 1.546mg Peanut butter
Lysine 0.49mg 0.681mg Peanut butter
Methionine 1.124mg 0.265mg Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639mg 1.202mg Peanut butter
Valine 0.76mg 0.782mg Peanut butter
Histidine 0.409mg 0.557mg Peanut butter
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0.075g Brazil nut
Saturated Fat 16.134g 10.325g Peanut butter
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879g 25.941g Peanut butter
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399g 12.535g Brazil nut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brazil nut Peanut butter
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
62
Peanut butter
Mineral Summary Score
184
Brazil nut
76
Peanut butter

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
133%
Peanut butter
Carbohydrates
12%
Brazil nut
22%
Peanut butter
Fats
310%
Brazil nut
237%
Peanut butter

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.809g)
Which food is cheaper?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.16g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
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. Peanut butter - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172470/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.