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Brazil nut vs Cinnamon - In-Depth Nutrition 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
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Contains more Potassium +52.9%
Contains more Magnesium +526.7%
Contains more Copper +414.2%
Contains more Zinc +121.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +1032.8%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Contains more Iron +242.4%
Contains more Calcium +526.3%
Contains more Potassium +52.9%
Contains more Magnesium +526.7%
Contains more Copper +414.2%
Contains more Zinc +121.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +1032.8%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Contains more Iron +242.4%
Contains more Calcium +526.3%

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, total +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +143.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2704.5%
Contains more Folate, total +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 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
20
Brazil nut
20
Cinnamon
Mineral Summary Score
123
Brazil nut
79
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 the food
Protein
86%
Brazil nut
24%
Cinnamon
Carbohydrates
12%
Brazil nut
81%
Cinnamon
Fats
310%
Brazil nut
6%
Cinnamon

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 Cinnamon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Brazil nut Cinnamon
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 contains less Sugars?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sugars (difference - 0.16g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.789g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
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 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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Cinnamon Opinion
Calories 659 247 Brazil nut
Protein 14.32 3.99 Brazil nut
Fats 67.1 1.24 Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0.7 3.8 Cinnamon
Carbs 11.74 80.59 Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.43 8.32 Cinnamon
Calcium 160 1002 Cinnamon
Potassium 659 431 Brazil nut
Magnesium 376 60 Brazil nut
Sugars 2.33 2.17 Brazil nut
Fiber 7.5 53.1 Cinnamon
Copper 1.743 0.339 Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06 1.83 Brazil nut
Starch 0.25 Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725 64 Brazil nut
Sodium 3 10 Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0 295 Cinnamon
Vitamin E 5.65 2.32 Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.617 0.022 Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.041 Cinnamon
Vitamin B3 0.295 1.332 Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0.184 0.358 Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0.101 0.158 Cinnamon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 31.2 Cinnamon
Folate, total 22 6 Brazil nut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Brazil nut
Saturated Fat 16.134 0.345 Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879 0.246 Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399 0.068 Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.135 0.049 Brazil nut
Threonine 0.365 0.136 Brazil nut
Isoleucine 0.518 0.146 Brazil nut
Leucine 1.19 0.253 Brazil nut
Lysine 0.49 0.243 Brazil nut
Methionine 1.124 0.078 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639 0.146 Brazil nut
Valine 0.76 0.224 Brazil nut
Histidine 0.409 0.117 Brazil nut
Fructose 0 1.11 Cinnamon

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately 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. Cinnamon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171320/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.