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Brazil nut vs Tarragon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Brazil nut and Tarragon different?

  • Brazil nut is higher in Selenium, and Copper, however Tarragon is richer in Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Potassium, and Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Brazil nut is 3477% higher.
  • Brazil nut contains 9 times more Saturated Fat than Tarragon. While Brazil nut contains 16.134g of Saturated Fat, Tarragon contains only 1.881g.

Nuts, brazilnuts, dried, unblanched and Spices, tarragon, dried are the varieties 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 Copper +157.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +131.6%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Iron +1229.2%
Contains more Calcium +611.9%
Contains more Potassium +358.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 347
Equal in Zinc - 3.9
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 48% 59% 269% 581% 111% 311% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1212% 342% 267% 248% 226% 107% 135% 9%
Contains more Copper +157.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +131.6%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Iron +1229.2%
Contains more Calcium +611.9%
Contains more Potassium +358.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 347
Equal in Zinc - 3.9

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 B1 +145.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +7042.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3725.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2933.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2286.1%
Contains more Folate +1145.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 0% 114% 0% 155% 9% 6% 12% 24% 0% 0% 17%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 167% 252% 0% 0% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 0% 0% 206%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +145.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +7042.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3725.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2933.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2286.1%
Contains more Folate +1145.5%

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
143
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
184
Brazil nut
318
Tarragon

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
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
12%
Brazil nut
50%
Tarragon
Fats
310%
Brazil nut
33%
Tarragon

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

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Brazil nut Tarragon
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 is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.33g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.253g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 59mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brazil nut Tarragon Opinion
Calories 659 295 Brazil nut
Protein 14.32 22.77 Tarragon
Fats 67.1 7.24 Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0.7 50 Tarragon
Carbs 11.74 50.22 Tarragon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.43 32.3 Tarragon
Calcium 160 1139 Tarragon
Potassium 659 3020 Tarragon
Magnesium 376 347 Brazil nut
Sugar 2.33 Tarragon
Fiber 7.5 7.4 Brazil nut
Copper 1.743 0.677 Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06 3.9 Brazil nut
Starch 0.25 Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725 313 Brazil nut
Sodium 3 62 Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0 4200 Tarragon
Vitamin E 5.65 Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.617 0.251 Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.035 1.339 Tarragon
Vitamin B3 0.295 8.95 Tarragon
Vitamin B5 0.184 Brazil nut
Vitamin B6 0.101 2.41 Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Brazil nut
Folate 22 274 Tarragon
Trans Fat 0 Brazil nut
Saturated Fat 16.134 1.881 Tarragon
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879 0.474 Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399 3.698 Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.135 Brazil nut
Threonine 0.365 Brazil nut
Isoleucine 0.518 Brazil nut
Leucine 1.19 Brazil nut
Lysine 0.49 Brazil nut
Methionine 1.124 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639 Brazil nut
Valine 0.76 Brazil nut
Histidine 0.409 Brazil nut
Fructose 0 Brazil nut

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. Tarragon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170937/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.