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Hazelnut vs Safflower - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Hazelnut and Safflower

  • Hazelnut is higher in Manganese, however Safflower is richer in Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Vitamin B2, Folate, and Vitamin C.
  • Hazelnut's daily need coverage for Manganese is 181% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Nuts, hazelnuts or filberts and Seeds, safflower seed kernels, dried.

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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 Calcium +46.2%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Magnesium +116.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.1%
Contains more Zinc +106.1%
Equal in Iron - 4.9
Equal in Potassium - 687
Equal in Copper - 1.747
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 35% 177% 117% 125% 60% 0% 67% 575%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 24% 184% 253% 276% 61% 1% 138% 583%
Contains more Calcium +46.2%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Magnesium +116.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.1%
Contains more Zinc +106.1%
Equal in Iron - 4.9
Equal in Potassium - 687
Equal in Copper - 1.747

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +267.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +339%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.8%
Contains more Folate +41.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 301% 0% 21% 161% 27% 34% 56% 130% 85% 0% 36%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 0% 291% 96% 43% 242% 270% 120% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +267.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +339%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.8%
Contains more Folate +41.6%

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.
Hazelnut Safflower
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Hazelnut Safflower Opinion
Net carbs 7g 34.29g Safflower
Protein 14.95g 16.18g Safflower
Fats 60.75g 38.45g Hazelnut
Carbs 16.7g 34.29g Safflower
Calories 628kcal 517kcal Hazelnut
Starch 0.48g g Hazelnut
Fructose 0.07g g Hazelnut
Sugar 4.34g g Safflower
Fiber 9.7g g Hazelnut
Calcium 114mg 78mg Hazelnut
Iron 4.7mg 4.9mg Safflower
Magnesium 163mg 353mg Safflower
Phosphorus 290mg 644mg Safflower
Potassium 680mg 687mg Safflower
Sodium 0mg 3mg Hazelnut
Zinc 2.45mg 5.05mg Safflower
Copper 1.725mg 1.747mg Safflower
Vitamin A 20IU 50IU Safflower
Vitamin E 15.03mg mg Hazelnut
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 6.3mg 0mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B1 0.643mg 1.163mg Safflower
Vitamin B2 0.113mg 0.415mg Safflower
Vitamin B3 1.8mg 2.284mg Safflower
Vitamin B5 0.918mg 4.03mg Safflower
Vitamin B6 0.563mg 1.17mg Safflower
Folate 113µg 160µg Safflower
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.2µg µg Hazelnut
Tryptophan 0.193mg 0.183mg Hazelnut
Threonine 0.497mg 0.586mg Safflower
Isoleucine 0.545mg 0.717mg Safflower
Leucine 1.063mg 1.154mg Safflower
Lysine 0.42mg 0.534mg Safflower
Methionine 0.221mg 0.284mg Safflower
Phenylalanine 0.663mg 0.806mg Safflower
Valine 0.701mg 1.025mg Safflower
Histidine 0.432mg 0.452mg Safflower
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 4.464g 3.682g Safflower
Monounsaturated Fat 45.652g 4.848g Hazelnut
Polyunsaturated fat 7.92g 28.223g Safflower

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Hazelnut Safflower
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
71
Hazelnut
89
Safflower
Mineral Summary Score
144
Hazelnut
190
Safflower

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
90%
Hazelnut
97%
Safflower
Carbohydrates
17%
Hazelnut
34%
Safflower
Fats
280%
Hazelnut
177%
Safflower

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Safflower
Safflower is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.34g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Safflower
Safflower is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.782g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Safflower
Safflower is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Safflower
Safflower is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Safflower
Safflower is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Safflower
Safflower is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Hazelnut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170581/nutrients
  2. Safflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170558/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.