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Brazil nut vs Cinnamon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Brazil nut and Cinnamon different?

  • Brazil nut is richer in Selenium, Copper, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Vitamin B1, while Cinnamon is higher in Manganese, Fiber, Calcium, and Iron.
  • Brazil nut covers your daily need of Selenium 3480% more than Cinnamon.
  • Brazil nut contains 47 times more Saturated Fat than Cinnamon. Brazil nut contains 16.134g of Saturated Fat, while Cinnamon contains 0.345g.

Nuts, brazilnuts, dried, unblanched and Spices, cinnamon, ground types were used 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 Magnesium +526.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +1032.8%
Contains more Potassium +52.9%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Contains more Zinc +121.9%
Contains more Copper +414.2%
Contains more Calcium +526.3%
Contains more Iron +242.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 92% 269% 311% 59% 1% 111% 581%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Contains more Magnesium +526.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +1032.8%
Contains more Potassium +52.9%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Contains more Zinc +121.9%
Contains more Copper +414.2%
Contains more Calcium +526.3%
Contains more Iron +242.4%

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 +143.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2704.5%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +351.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.4%
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 18% 47% 0% 13% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 5% 0% 78%
Contains more Vitamin E +143.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2704.5%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +351.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.4%
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 Cinnamon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brazil nut Cinnamon Opinion
Net carbs 4.24g 27.49g Cinnamon
Protein 14.32g 3.99g Brazil nut
Fats 67.1g 1.24g Brazil nut
Carbs 11.74g 80.59g Cinnamon
Calories 659kcal 247kcal Brazil nut
Starch 0.25g g Brazil nut
Fructose 0g 1.11g Cinnamon
Sugar 2.33g 2.17g Cinnamon
Fiber 7.5g 53.1g Cinnamon
Calcium 160mg 1002mg Cinnamon
Iron 2.43mg 8.32mg Cinnamon
Magnesium 376mg 60mg Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725mg 64mg Brazil nut
Potassium 659mg 431mg Brazil nut
Sodium 3mg 10mg Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06mg 1.83mg Brazil nut
Copper 1.743mg 0.339mg Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0IU 295IU Cinnamon
Vitamin E 5.65mg 2.32mg Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 3.8mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B1 0.617mg 0.022mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.041mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 1.332mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0.184mg 0.358mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0.101mg 0.158mg Cinnamon
Folate 22µg 6µg Brazil nut
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 31.2µg Cinnamon
Tryptophan 0.135mg 0.049mg Brazil nut
Threonine 0.365mg 0.136mg Brazil nut
Isoleucine 0.518mg 0.146mg Brazil nut
Leucine 1.19mg 0.253mg Brazil nut
Lysine 0.49mg 0.243mg Brazil nut
Methionine 1.124mg 0.078mg Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639mg 0.146mg Brazil nut
Valine 0.76mg 0.224mg Brazil nut
Histidine 0.409mg 0.117mg Brazil nut
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Brazil nut
Saturated Fat 16.134g 0.345g Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879g 0.246g Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399g 0.068g Brazil nut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Brazil nut Cinnamon
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
21
Cinnamon
Mineral Summary Score
184
Brazil nut
111
Cinnamon

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
24%
Cinnamon
Carbohydrates
12%
Brazil nut
81%
Cinnamon
Fats
310%
Brazil nut
6%
Cinnamon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.16g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.789g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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.

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. Cinnamon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171320/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.