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Hazelnut vs. Ginkgo nuts — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Hazelnut and Ginkgo nuts?

  • Hazelnut is higher in Manganese, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Vitamin B6, yet Ginkgo nuts are higher in Vitamin B3.
  • Hazelnut's daily need coverage for Manganese is 264% more.
  • Hazelnut has 14 times more Saturated Fat than Ginkgo nuts. While Hazelnut has 4.464g of Saturated Fat, Ginkgo nuts have only 0.319g.

We used Nuts, hazelnuts or filberts and Nuts, ginkgo nuts, raw types 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +5600%
Contains more Iron +370%
Contains more Magnesium +503.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.9%
Contains more Potassium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +620.6%
Contains more Copper +529.6%
Contains more Manganese +5364.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 35% 177% 117% 125% 60% 0% 67% 575% 806% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 38% 20% 54% 45% 1% 10% 92% 15% 0%
Contains more Calcium +5600%
Contains more Iron +370%
Contains more Magnesium +503.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.9%
Contains more Potassium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +620.6%
Contains more Copper +529.6%
Contains more Manganese +5364.6%

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 B1 +192.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +473.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +71.6%
Contains more Folate +109.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +2690%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +233.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 301% 0% 21% 161% 27% 34% 56% 130% 85% 0% 25% 36%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 34% 0% 0% 50% 56% 21% 113% 10% 76% 41% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +192.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +473.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +71.6%
Contains more Folate +109.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +2690%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +233.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +246.1%
Contains more Fats +3516.1%
Contains more Other +90.8%
Contains more Carbs +125.1%
Contains more Water +939.5%
15% 61% 17% 5% 2%
Protein: 14.95 g
Fats: 60.75 g
Carbs: 16.7 g
Water: 5.31 g
Other: 2.29 g
4% 2% 38% 55%
Protein: 4.32 g
Fats: 1.68 g
Carbs: 37.6 g
Water: 55.2 g
Other: 1.2 g
Contains more Protein +246.1%
Contains more Fats +3516.1%
Contains more Other +90.8%
Contains more Carbs +125.1%
Contains more Water +939.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +7275.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1181.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.9%
8% 79% 14%
Saturated Fat: 4.464 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 45.652 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.92 g
21% 40% 40%
Saturated Fat: 0.319 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.619 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.618 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +7275.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1181.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Hazelnut Ginkgo nuts
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Hazelnut Ginkgo nuts Opinion
Net carbs 7g 37.6g Ginkgo nuts
Protein 14.95g 4.32g Hazelnut
Fats 60.75g 1.68g Hazelnut
Carbs 16.7g 37.6g Ginkgo nuts
Calories 628kcal 182kcal Hazelnut
Starch 0.48g Hazelnut
Fructose 0.07g Hazelnut
Sugar 4.34g Ginkgo nuts
Fiber 9.7g Hazelnut
Calcium 114mg 2mg Hazelnut
Iron 4.7mg 1mg Hazelnut
Magnesium 163mg 27mg Hazelnut
Phosphorus 290mg 124mg Hazelnut
Potassium 680mg 510mg Hazelnut
Sodium 0mg 7mg Hazelnut
Zinc 2.45mg 0.34mg Hazelnut
Copper 1.725mg 0.274mg Hazelnut
Manganese 6.175mg 0.113mg Hazelnut
Selenium 2.4µg Hazelnut
Vitamin A 20IU 558IU Ginkgo nuts
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 28µg Ginkgo nuts
Vitamin E 15.03mg Hazelnut
Vitamin C 6.3mg 15mg Ginkgo nuts
Vitamin B1 0.643mg 0.22mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B2 0.113mg 0.09mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B3 1.8mg 6mg Ginkgo nuts
Vitamin B5 0.918mg 0.16mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B6 0.563mg 0.328mg Hazelnut
Folate 113µg 54µg Hazelnut
Choline 45.6mg Hazelnut
Vitamin K 14.2µg Hazelnut
Tryptophan 0.193mg 0.071mg Hazelnut
Threonine 0.497mg 0.268mg Hazelnut
Isoleucine 0.545mg 0.209mg Hazelnut
Leucine 1.063mg 0.316mg Hazelnut
Lysine 0.42mg 0.206mg Hazelnut
Methionine 0.221mg 0.055mg Hazelnut
Phenylalanine 0.663mg 0.171mg Hazelnut
Valine 0.701mg 0.283mg Hazelnut
Histidine 0.432mg 0.102mg Hazelnut
Saturated Fat 4.464g 0.319g Ginkgo nuts
Monounsaturated Fat 45.652g 0.619g Hazelnut
Polyunsaturated fat 7.92g 0.618g Hazelnut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Hazelnut Ginkgo 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
67%
Hazelnut
31%
Ginkgo nuts
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
197%
Hazelnut
27%
Ginkgo nuts

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginkgo nuts
Ginkgo nuts is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.34g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ginkgo nuts
Ginkgo nuts is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.145g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginkgo nuts
Ginkgo nuts is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Ginkgo nuts
Ginkgo nuts is cheaper (difference - $3.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Hazelnut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170581/nutrients
  2. Ginkgo nuts - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170584/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.