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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 Phosphorus +131.6%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Copper +157.5%
Contains more Calcium +611.9%
Contains more Iron +1229.2%
Contains more Potassium +358.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 347
Equal in Zinc - 3.9
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 92% 269% 311% 59% 1% 111% 581%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Contains more Phosphorus +131.6%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Copper +157.5%
Contains more Calcium +611.9%
Contains more Iron +1229.2%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +7042.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3725.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2933.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2286.1%
Contains more Folate +1145.5%
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 252% 0% 0% 167% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 206% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +145.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +7042.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3725.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2933.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2286.1%
Contains more Folate +1145.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brazil nut Tarragon Opinion
Net carbs 4.24g 42.82g Tarragon
Protein 14.32g 22.77g Tarragon
Fats 67.1g 7.24g Brazil nut
Carbs 11.74g 50.22g Tarragon
Calories 659kcal 295kcal Brazil nut
Starch 0.25g g Brazil nut
Fructose 0g g Brazil nut
Sugar 2.33g g Tarragon
Fiber 7.5g 7.4g Brazil nut
Calcium 160mg 1139mg Tarragon
Iron 2.43mg 32.3mg Tarragon
Magnesium 376mg 347mg Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725mg 313mg Brazil nut
Potassium 659mg 3020mg Tarragon
Sodium 3mg 62mg Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06mg 3.9mg Brazil nut
Copper 1.743mg 0.677mg Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0IU 4200IU Tarragon
Vitamin E 5.65mg mg Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.7mg 50mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.617mg 0.251mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 1.339mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 8.95mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 0.184mg mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B6 0.101mg 2.41mg Tarragon
Folate 22µg 274µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.135mg mg Brazil nut
Threonine 0.365mg mg Brazil nut
Isoleucine 0.518mg mg Brazil nut
Leucine 1.19mg mg Brazil nut
Lysine 0.49mg mg Brazil nut
Methionine 1.124mg mg Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639mg mg Brazil nut
Valine 0.76mg mg Brazil nut
Histidine 0.409mg mg Brazil nut
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Brazil nut
Saturated Fat 16.134g 1.881g Tarragon
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879g 0.474g Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399g 3.698g Brazil nut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brazil nut Tarragon
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
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

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.

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.