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Brazil nut vs. Pili nuts — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Brazil nut and Pili nuts

  • Brazil nut has more Copper, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Zinc, however, Pili nuts are higher in Manganese, Vitamin B1, Iron, Folate, and Vitamin B5.
  • Brazil nut covers your daily need of Copper 87% more than Pili nuts.
  • Brazil nut has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Nuts, brazilnuts, dried, unblanched and Nuts, pilinuts, 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 Calcium +10.3%
Contains more Magnesium +24.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.1%
Contains more Potassium +30%
Contains more Zinc +36.7%
Contains more Copper +81.9%
Contains more Iron +45.3%
Contains more Manganese +89.1%
Equal in Calcium - 145
Equal in Sodium - 3
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 44% 133% 216% 247% 45% 1% 81% 320% 302% 0%
Contains more Calcium +10.3%
Contains more Magnesium +24.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.1%
Contains more Potassium +30%
Contains more Zinc +36.7%
Contains more Copper +81.9%
Contains more Iron +45.3%
Contains more Manganese +89.1%
Equal in Calcium - 145
Equal in Sodium - 3

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 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +165.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +160.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.9%
Contains more Folate +172.7%
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% 2% 229% 22% 10% 29% 27% 45% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +165.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +160.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.9%
Contains more Folate +172.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +32.6%
Contains more Carbs +195%
Contains more Water +23.5%
Contains more Other +17.9%
Contains more Fats +18.6%
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
11% 80% 4% 3% 3%
Protein: 10.8 g
Fats: 79.55 g
Carbs: 3.98 g
Water: 2.77 g
Other: 2.9 g
Contains more Protein +32.6%
Contains more Carbs +195%
Contains more Water +23.5%
Contains more Other +17.9%
Contains more Fats +18.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -48.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +220.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +55.9%
25% 37% 38%
Saturated Fat: 16.134 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 23.879 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 24.399 g
41% 49% 10%
Saturated Fat: 31.184 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 37.229 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.605 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -48.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +220.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +55.9%

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 Pili nuts
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brazil nut Pili nuts Opinion
Net carbs 4.24g 3.98g Brazil nut
Protein 14.32g 10.8g Brazil nut
Fats 67.1g 79.55g Pili nuts
Carbs 11.74g 3.98g Brazil nut
Calories 659kcal 719kcal Pili nuts
Starch 0.25g Brazil nut
Sugar 2.33g Pili nuts
Fiber 7.5g Brazil nut
Calcium 160mg 145mg Brazil nut
Iron 2.43mg 3.53mg Pili nuts
Magnesium 376mg 302mg Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725mg 575mg Brazil nut
Potassium 659mg 507mg Brazil nut
Sodium 3mg 3mg
Zinc 4.06mg 2.97mg Brazil nut
Copper 1.743mg 0.958mg Brazil nut
Manganese 1.223mg 2.313mg Pili nuts
Selenium 1917µg Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0IU 41IU Pili nuts
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 2µg Pili nuts
Vitamin E 5.65mg Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0.6mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B1 0.617mg 0.913mg Pili nuts
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.093mg Pili nuts
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 0.519mg Pili nuts
Vitamin B5 0.184mg 0.479mg Pili nuts
Vitamin B6 0.101mg 0.115mg Pili nuts
Folate 22µg 60µg Pili nuts
Choline 28.8mg Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.135mg 0.189mg Pili nuts
Threonine 0.365mg 0.407mg Pili nuts
Isoleucine 0.518mg 0.483mg Brazil nut
Leucine 1.19mg 0.89mg Brazil nut
Lysine 0.49mg 0.369mg Brazil nut
Methionine 1.124mg 0.395mg Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639mg 0.497mg Brazil nut
Valine 0.76mg 0.701mg Brazil nut
Histidine 0.409mg 0.255mg Brazil nut
Saturated Fat 16.134g 31.184g Brazil nut
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879g 37.229g Pili nuts
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399g 7.605g 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 Pili nuts
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
28%
Pili nuts
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
1208%
Brazil nut
139%
Pili nuts

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pili nuts
Pili nuts is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.33g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pili nuts
Pili nuts is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Pili nuts
Pili nuts is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.05g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (3 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Pili nuts - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170590/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.